Over 20 years of successful business background in sales, management, financial services and real estate. Steve returned to Coldwell Banker after having previously been with Coldwell Banker/NRT between 2014-2017 as the Regional Team Leader of Customer Engagement for the Central Region based out of Chicago. Steve is now the Branch Manager/Managing Broker of the company’s Northbrook office. In this role, Steve oversees the day-to-day business operations of the office and provides leadership & guidance to its affiliated agents. Prior to that he was a multi-million dollar producing Realtor in one of the most competitive real estate markets in the United States, the greater Los Angeles/Orange County area. Has a proven track record of building market share, team building and meeting individual and team revenue objectives through use of strong detail orientation and high level customer service skills both with clients and team members. He is also highly adept at contract writing, negotiations and proficient in many advanced software applications, html and social media platforms.
Steve is an excellent public speaker and educator and uses those skills frequently in business as well as his community activities. Appointed by the City Council to the Planning Commission of Laguna Niguel in Southern California to analyze and approved plans for commercial properties, apartment complexes, reuse plans and zoning variances/changes. Has served over 5 years on the Board of Directors of the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce, and most recently as Chairman of the Board of that non-profit business organization. Steve spent a majority of his childhood in Germany and credits his diplomacy (and German language skills) to his upbringing as a “Military Brat”.