#reignite2019

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Jordan is the Deputy Chief Economist at the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.). He oversees all housing market research at C.A.R., including market statistics, survey research, industry trends, and policy analysis for C.A.R.’s legislative and governmental affairs efforts. Jordan has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s degree with Merit in International Economics from the University of Sussex.  Prior to joining C.A.R., Jordan worked in consulting as an economist and director of economic research where he oversaw all research and economic analysis on California’s economy and housing market, and regularly spoke to trade groups, public officials, businesses, and the media.

Jordan Levine

Keynote Lunch: Economic Pulse of Silicon Valley

Nicole is a mompreneur turned real estate agent! Nicole spent the last decade training and speaking to over 200,000 real estate agents nationwide. During that time she created educational programs for the National Association of Realtors®, as well as for every major real estate brand. Nicole enjoys helping her clients identify their ideal location and lifestyle that they are looking for in the Tri-Valley, as well as educating her clients throughout the home buying and selling experience. 

Nicole Nicolay

Breakout Session: Stop Trying to Be Your Competition

Panel: Digital Media All-Stars

As President & CEO of EQ1 Real Estate, Mike leads, develops and manages marketing and sales strategies for the firm. He brings a unique perspective to his position; innovation, technology and social media marketing. Under Mike’s leadership, EQ1 Real Estate, a boutique real estate brokerage in San Jose, California, has grown from a team of 6 REALTORS® in 2013 to a team of 30 REALTORS®, an in-house marketing team, and an in-house video and web team. The company was awarded the position of #1665 on the prestigious Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the US in 2018. EQ1 will reach nearly $1 Billion Dollars in sales volume by 2020.

Mike Bui

Breakout Session: Market Yourself to Win Listings and Farms

Based in Los Gatos, Heidi is responsible for overseeing the growth of KW Bay Area Estates in terms of recruiting, retention, and mentorship. Heidi began with Keller Williams in the Pacific Northwest, being in the top 2.5% of realtors in her county. She served as the Culture Chairperson for the Associate Leadership Council (Keller Williams Board of Directors) and a mentor for new agents in the Market Center. Along with an established history in leadership, she has a particular passion for connecting people to what’s most important to them. Heidi excels at effectively mentoring and coaching new to top industry leading agents, driving their businesses to the next level. 

Heidi Moran

Breakout Session: Mastering the Fundamentals is a Team Sport

Producer since 2011. #FASTAGENT, I'm a rookie and a vet in the top 1% of agents in number of homes sold in the East Bay. I started from the bottom out of college, and have attributed my success to the hunger of knowledge in real estate buying and selling. Growing up, my passion has also been in technology, and I'm ecstatic that technology has finally caught up in this growing industry. With increased open data, powerful marketing tools, and efficient systems being developed by new startups, I am able to use technology to better serve my clients.

Kenny Truong

Breakout Session: Getting Your Social Brand to 100%

Panel: Digital Media All-Stars

John Pinto has been a REALTOR® for more than 45 years in the San Francisco Bay Area and has 4,000+ closed transactions. A past president of SCCAOR, John has been a featured speaker at NAR's Annual Convention in New Orleans and a panelist at NAR's Technology Fair & Expo in Reno, NV and Washington D.C. He has appeared on various interview and talk shows to discuss how to overcome obstacles in today’s Real Estate market through creative counseling, marketing and financial techniques and hosted his own 13-week show, “Pinto On Real Estate Results”. In total, John has done over 10,000 combined media interviews and public speaking gigs, to both REALTORS® and consumers. 

John Pinto

Breakout Session: Living Your Best Life, While Still Crushing It

Greg went to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he got his B.S. In Business Administration and Marketing Management. Greg enjoyed a successful career in Technology Sales and Financial Services where he was consistently recognized as a top performer before making the move to Real Estate. He has been the #1 producing Individual Agent at KW Bay Area Estates since 2013 and the top producing agent in the KW Luxury Division since 2016. He was also was #1 in sales volume in Los Gatos in 2016.

Greg Simpson

Breakout Session: Claiming Your Place in the Luxury Market

Holly Barr has been passionate about real estate since she was a child, and has made it her career since 2001. While she was growing up Holly’s family bought and sold properties around Monterey, which exposed her to key aspects of real estate like negotiations, renovations and staging. She has done over 130 transactions and $100+ million in sales. She holds a Masters Degree in social work from San Jose State University and managed a mentoring program for ‘at risk’ youth and then became a corporate trainer. 

Holly Barr

Panel: Digital Media All-Stars

Before entering real estate in 2004, Mei worked at various tech companies as a software engineer, including a stint as Director of Engineering at McAfee. Her dual backgrounds in both engineering and management have helped inform the attention to detail, efficiency, and organizational skills she now brings to her career as a real estate agent. By the end of 2018, she closed over $700 Million sales. An Accredited Staging Professional, Mei leverages her talent for interior design to make her selling clients’ homes shine. Her presentation using video is effective for home selling and her negotiation skills have put her at the top of her market. A native of Beijing, China, Mei speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, a valuable asset she brings to prospective clients who are more comfortable communicating in that language. Described by clients and colleagues alike as smart, competitive, exceptional, and hard working, Mei’s professional goal is to be the best REALTOR® possible.

Mei Ling

Panel: Real Estate Rockstars

​Andy sold 170+ homes and over $300 Million in Bay Area real estate in 2018 earning TSE Group the ranking of 37th nationwide out of 1.3 million REALTORS® by the Wall Street Journal in 2019. Over the last 17 years, through masterful negotiation, deal making and unparalleled customer service, Andy has earned a reputation as one of the most sought after real estate professionals in the Silicon Valley. By offering a custom-tailored marketing strategy combined with technology and global outreach, Andy is able to get exceptional results for his clients in any type of market conditions.  Offering an array of unmatched professional services, Andy’s team is able to exceed the expectations of buyers and sellers alike.​

Andy Tse

Panel: Real Estate Rockstars

Angie Cocke is going on her 30th year as a Century 21 REALTOR® specializing in the Blossom Valley Foothills of San Jose. She has been a top producing Honor Society Centurion agent since 1995, with 6 Double Centurion Awards, and is well known for her community involvement and amazing open houses. Buyers, sellers, neighbors, and other real estate professionals alike remember her famous home baked cookies. She is the recipient of Commendation as well as a Local Business Good Neighbor award from the City of San Jose. Born & raised in Brownsville, Texas, Angie brings a Southern Hospitality to real estate that you'll never forget.

Angie Cocke

Panel: Real Estate Rockstars

Debbie is a California native, living in Silicon Valley for over 45 years. Participating on many boards with Real Estate Affiliates, Home & School Clubs, and Select Athletic Programs, she has also been a Tournament Director for various organizations - a very prestigious position to raise money for Deserving Local Schools and Scholarship Committees for the SCRA Board. The Volunteer activities have helped Debbie build many strong relationships within the community. Those relationships translated into resources in her Real Estate Practice, allowing it to flourish over the years, earning Coldwell Banker Top 1% honors beginning in 2007 and continuing on every year since.

Debbie Adamo

Panel: Real Estate Rockstars

Adria Quinones-Masur manages the Homeownership Programs Team at Housing Trust Silicon Valley. The focus of the team is to provide pre-purchase and homebuyer counseling while assisting first time homebuyers applying for down payment assistance programs like Empower Homebuyer SCC. Her work in the affordable housing area includes developing new programs to extend the reach of affordable homeownership and administering successful rehabilitation grant programs. She is a graduate of San Jose State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a graduate of Opportunity Fund Fellows program.

Adria Quinones-Masur

Breakout Session: Working with the Many Faces of Silicon Valley