First California Realty, Inc.
Sausalito, CA 94965
CALBRE No. 01272361
Sherrie has been described by her clients as dedicated, focused, fun, a wonderful human being who makes things happen. She will always greet you with a smile and her enthusiasm is contagious. Sherrie's success as a real estate professional is attributed to her unwavering commitment towards helping clients find their dream home with ease while making sure their best interests are taken into consideration throughout the process. She is someone who always puts people first and values building strong relationships with everyone she meets.
Sherrie is a top-ranked real estate professional who has been serving the Sausalito area for over 20 years. She co-founded First California Realty in 2003, and since then, she has sold over $500 million of residential real estate (according to BAREIS MLS). Her career began in 1999 under the tutelage of a local real estate leader, and has since surpassed this mentor’s sales volume.
Clients praise Sherrie for her ability to handle delicate deals with the utmost professionalism, integrity, and discretion. Much of her work comes through referrals due to her expansive network that she has cultivated throughout the years. Sherrie values staying active in her community, and has served as past President of Sausalito Yacht Club Auxiliary, has been on the board of directors at Sausalito Chamber Of Commerce an active advocate for Sausalito City Schools, Beautification Award Winner (1st Place) for office, Founding member of the Jr. Sailing Program/Auxiliary Sausalito Yacht Club and current Chair of Sausalito Woman’s Club Garden Committee.
Her professional accomplishments include being part of Marin Top Agent Network since 2000 where she ranks consistently among top 1% Marin Association of Realtors, top 5% California Association of Realtors, and top 10% National Association of Realtors respectively for dollar volume sales. Sherrie’s long time SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designation has earned her many accolades in our local Senior community, assisting friends, clients and neighbors throughout the delicate process of aging gracefully in their homes or downsizing.
The combination of Sherrie’s styling recommendations, strategic pricing, and unparalleled marketing program with superior photography and graphics, are an integral part of her consistent success. Sherrie’s comprehensive pre-listing recommendations for designer upgrades, minor construction and staging, implemented on approximately 75% of the homes she lists, result in an average of 3x return for each dollar spent. Having personally purchased and renovated over 20 properties (commercial and residential), Sherrie’s extensive experience in design and construction, makes her uniquely qualified to advise her clients on the smartest investment decisions regarding which home to purchase, when to sell and what improvements to make in anticipation of selling to maximize the property’s resale value.
Sherrie has a well vetted, professional Team that she has worked with for years. Her Team includes a wonderful Transaction Coordinator who is also a licensed Broker, Sherilyn Clayes; Marketing Professional (websites/social networking/ads); a full time Assistant, Denny Muniz-Ferreira (co-hosts Open houses/showings, etc.); web designer; World class photographer (including aerial); videographer; Stager, Handyman; Painter; Plumber; electrician; landscaper; arborist; housekeeping; window washer… All just a phone call away.
Born the youngest of five in Cheverly, Maryland, Sherrie grew up in a very close family with most of her relatives still in the DC/Maryland/VA area. Sherrie attended Maryland University School of Music before she followed a sibling to San Francisco in the early 80’s. Sherrie and her husband Dane, continue to live, work and play in Sausalito with their two tuxedo kitties, Sam and Tippy. When Sherrie’s not selling real estate you’ll likely find her on their yacht, Black Swan; digging in her garden; hiking or playing her piano… As a 30+ year resident of Sausalito, Sherrie thoroughly enjoys everything that Marin County has to offer.