To Sotheby’s International Realty, Colleen Bennett brings more than 16 years of real estate experience, serving the foothill communities from Rancho Cucamonga to Montrose, and over ten years of sales achievements from a diverse career that spans the fields of entertainment, fashion, and financial services.
Colleen was a member of the President’s Club at ReMax Masters and an Estates Director and top producer with Dilbeck Premier Properties, earning the Premier Services Certification. From the start, her ethics, knowledge, and diligence earned the trust and confidence of her clients, and as a result, the majority of her business is repeat and referral-based. Colleen has a great appreciation and passion for historical homes and architecture as her father was the co-founder of American Bungalow magazine, based in Sierra Madre, CA.
Earlier in her career, Colleen was a promotions secretary for Atlantic and Motown Records, an executive secretary for the Merv Griffin Show, prize coordinator for Wheel of Fortune, sold men’s accessories for Calvin Klein menswear traveling the 13 western states, and was a financial advisor with Dean Witter Reynolds, today known as Morgan Stanley.
Today, she’s a member of Pasadena Heritage, Pasadena Museum of California Arts, Pasadena Museum of History, National Association of Realtors®, California Association of Realtors®, Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors, and a supporter of local humane societies. She is passionate about family, animals, children’s art, entrepreneurial ventures, golf, and she enjoys writing her blog, TheRealDirtt.com, where you will find real estate trends, great Sunday drives and destinations, restaurant reviews, business stories, and more.
Colleen was born and raised in South Pasadena where she spent the majority of her life. She and her husband Peter, who grew up in Altadena, have three grown sons.