Shortly after graduating from UC Davis with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Jeff gravitated towards the family business in 2004 and obtained his Real Estate License. He was immediately drawn to the opportunity to help good people navigate the daily onslaught of hurdles experienced in this industry by applying the problem solving skills learned in engineering. Ever since then he has been learning first hand from one of the most experienced and respected agents in the Bay Area. With well over a decade of experience under his belt working side by side with such a knowledgeable mentor, Jeff quickly made his presence known in the Bay Area.
Becoming a licensed Broker in 2012 Jeff continued to grow his network by focusing on providing his clientele with the service and expertise that they deserve. As a co-owner of the BHR Alamo franchise and ultimately opening a second office in Oakland he is well equipped to service the needs of buyers and sellers in both Contra Costa & Alameda Counties. Jeff has successfully represented clients in Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, Pleasanton, Dublin, Castro Valley, Hayward, Oakland, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Kensington, Richmond, Martinez, Concord, Pacheco, Pleasant Hill, Clayton, Pittsburg, Antioch and even Benicia, Sacramento & Fair Oaks. More than just a neighborhood specialist, Jeff is a true expert of East Bay Real Estate and is well prepared to accomplish his client's goals, wherever those goals may take them. This diversification has allowed him to become a Top Producing Agent for Better Homes Realty. Most recently he has focused energy on growing the Samuels Team's ability to best service their clients by hiring two new Associate REALTORS.
Joining many of the area's top agents, in 2018 Jeff jumped at an amazing opportunity to team with Compass, a truly innovative and inspiring national brokerage. Seizing an opportunity to provide his clients with the same level of personal service but now combined with with cutting edge technology and top-notch support, he is embracing an exciting new chapter in his career.
Jeff became a Corporate Sponsor and the Official Realtor of the Saint Mary's Athletic Department in 2005 and continues to enjoy the relationships he has created there. From the athletic director to staff members to head coaches, Jeff has proudly and successfully represented many Gaels over the past 12 years. In 2016 Jeff became a Corporate Sponsor of the John Muir Health Ultimate Sports Association in Walnut Creek. This facility is dedicated to community & youth development and Jeff is honored to lend his support to such a wonderful asset to the East Bay Area. As part of his partnership with this incredible he has hosted multiple community movie nights in the gym and is looking forward to continuing to partner with this great organization in the future.
Like Jeff's clientele, Jeff's personal life is quite eclectic. Having greatly benefited from the mentorship and inspiration he received while playing basketball at Northgate High School in Walnut Creek, Jeff sought to return the favor and coached for many years at De La Salle High School in Concord under his former high school coach. He has also coached for Excel In Basketball camps and ASA Basketball Club. Married in 2015, Jeff & his wife welcomed their first baby girl to the world in 2016.