When you are buying or selling property in today's real estate market, it's important to have confidence in your real estate professional. Our commitment, as your local REALTORS®, is to provide you with the utmost in service while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards. Our mission is to build lasting relationships based on "Service Beyond Expectation". Our background and experiences are key to understanding the unique skills and abilities that we bring to your real estate transaction. We were born and raised in Pasadena. We attended Pasadena Public Schools and the University of Southern California. Sharon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in language, and Rick graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Business Administration degree in finance, marketing and quantitative analysis. Rick is a continuing member of the National Business Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Our years in the San Gabriel Valley provide an understanding of the real estate market from the point of view of a long-term resident. Rick has a 25-year background in the technology industry that encompasses experience in sales and marketing management as well as business development and software management. Sharon has enjoyed a diverse career with several companies in the Pasadena area including a major engineering and construction firm. We volunteer our time in support of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and organizations working on treatments and cures for age-related vision loss. The combination of our diverse backgrounds brings a unique blend of skills to your real estate needs. Since entering the real estate profession, Rick has assumed leadership positions within the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors (PFAR) and California Association of Realtors (CAR). His involvement includes 2008 PFAR President, multiple terms on PFAR’s Board of Directors, Professional Standards Hearing Officer and involvement in MLS activities.