San Francisco Real Estate Leaders Make Switch To Engel & Völkers

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Former Vice President & Designated Broker Robert Brisbane and Top Producer Randy Romero of Vanguard Properties, joins global luxury real estate brand Engel & Volkers in San Francisco.

Robert Brisbane, former Vice President and Broker of Record with Vanguard Properties, and Randy Romero, former Sales Manager with Vanguard Properties have joined Engel & Völkers. Robert will serve as Regional President of the San Francisco Bay Area markets, while Randy will be the Manager of the San Francisco Castro office. Both Robert and Randy will fall under the leadership of Paul Benson, who operates more than 30 shop locations across Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, and Washington.

Robert’s extensive experience and unique approach to leadership has led to a number of notable achievements throughout his 15 years of real estate leadership. During his time as Vice President at Vanguard Properties, the brokerage sales volume increased by over 1 billion dollars, and before that at Today Sotheby's International Realty, Robert created a culture of production that resulted in the brokerage having the highest per-agent sales volume in the entire San Francisco Peninsula area. Robert is a San Francisco native who grew up in a real estate family, and because he was raised by a real estate mother, he understands both the opportunity and challenges of real estate advisors.

Randy Romero, a 23-year real estate veteran has established himself as a top producing agent and has achieved the President’s Circle Award at Coldwell Banker, as well as receiving the Sterling Award for three years in a row. As a Sales Manager, Randy was famous for creating a welcoming culture that focused on the details that add to agent productivity. As a real estate advisor, Randy enjoys working with both buyers and sellers and prides himself on his innovative marketing expertise, his strong ability to negotiate, and his straightforward communication skills. His level of expansive real estate experience coupled with his financial background and international connections has created a successful career in San Francisco real estate.

“Robert has the experience, relationships, and reputation to lead the next chapter for Engel & Völkers in the San Francisco Bay Area," says Benson. "With 12 Northern California locations and growing, I am excited to have Robert lead the way by focusing on our company culture and overall client experience as Engel & Völkers has done for 45 years in 31 countries.”

“Randy brings to our team years of real estate experience and an energy and passion for a vibrant and productive office culture. I am excited to watch Randy help grow the San Francisco presence of Engel & Völkers in one of Engel & Völkers most important markets,” says Benson.

About Engel & Völkers
Engel & Völkers is a global luxury real estate brand. Founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 1977, Engel & Völkers draws on its rich European history to deliver a fresh approach to luxury real estate in the Americas with a focus on creating a personalized client experience at every stage of the home buying or selling process for today’s savvy homeowner. Engel & Völkers currently operates approximately 275 shop locations with over 6,200 real estate advisors in the Americas, contributing to the brand’s global network of over 16,400 real estate professionals in more than 31 countries, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services, including real estate and yachting. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and platforms; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings, and market data. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.

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