About Mike’s Team

Laura Pesavento | VP Business Development | VP Intero Development Group

Laura works with Mike and assists him in everything from business development to client relations. Laura has become a major part of Mike’s team because she feels his integrity is second to none. She has been entrusted by many companies to forge relationships, build successful events, and increase marketing/social media while increasing sales revenue. Laura is a Silicon Valley brand when it comes to networking and connecting people. Specializing in best practices and disruptive ways to convey your company objectives has made Laura a successful force. Laura has been featured in the Silicon Valley Business Journal as an Industry Expert, and is asked by bay area universities to be a speaker regarding her successes in business. More on Intero Development Group here.

Tammie Bell and Kristin Romano | Transaction Coordinators

Tammie and Kristin have 20 plus years of combined transaction coordination experience and are truly a powerhouse team. They are committed to the highest level of service and support with streamlined and dynamic use of technology to ensure a paperless file. These ladies work as the liaison between all parties in the transaction to ensure a smooth timeline and complete file. They are an integral part of my real estate team.

Joe Cucchiara | Financing

As a Mortgage Planner with New American Mortgage & Founder of Real Estate Radio LIVE, Joe is dedicated to providing exceptional informational value in anything and everything real estate. With a firm commitment to borrowers, referral partners, and the banking and brokerage community, Joe believes that knowledge is power. His dedication to constant market analysis, use of the latest technology, and solid relationships with industry experts results in the best resources and advice to help you make wise financial decisions. Whether you are seeking a trusted mortgage advisor, or a collaborative business partnership, Joe would be more than happy to speak with you.

Sharon McMahon | Escrow and Title

With 20 + years experience within Northern California I have achieved top honors throughout my career to include 15+ years Presidents Club and the highly regarded Top Western Division Performance of the US while supporting our local community to include Probate, Living Trust and Real Estate Attorneys throughout the state of California. I have served on many panels over the years and respect the hard work and ethics of the real estate community to include many escrow counterparts across the state. I partnered with Orange Coast to assist and promote the best industry practices, services to include multiple Title Insurance underwriters that support many areas of real estate across the state and our country.

Ron Ricard | 1031 Exchange

Ron is Vice President and Regional Account Manager for Northern California for Investment Property Exchange Services, is a subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial and is the nation’s largest and most secure 1031 qualified intermediary. He has earned the designation of Certified Exchange Specialist®, one of fewer than 130 people nationwide with that certification. Ron is a frequent contributor on local radio and television and is a guest lecturer at the College of San Mateo, and Foothill and Chabot Colleges. He served a 3 year term on the Board of Directors of the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors.

Karen Dayton | Home Staging

Staging Pros, Inc., one of Santa Clara County’s leading home Staging companies, is owned and operated by Karen Dayton. By applying her background in retail merchandising and long-time Staging expertise, Karen minimizes the time homes spend on the market and maximizes selling prices. From condos to luxury homes, including new construction, she expertly Stages properties to achieve the highest return on investment (ROI) in the shortest period of time.

Blake Cardoza | Photography

Blake Cardoza and the UP Media Team caters to Real Estate Agents, Interior Designers, and various other industry professionals. Their beginnings and specialty is in Real Estate photography and videography. However, they also work in architectural, landscape, and interior photography. Their photographers are also all licensed and insured drone pilots who work with the best equipment the industry has to offer in order to provide our clients with a high-quality product.

Tim Denner | TAPS Termite and Pest Specialists

Since 1969, TAPS Termite and Pest Specialists has been providing the Bay Area with home and commercial termite inspections, treatments and repairs. It is our mission to provide you with termite control solutions that prolong structural integrity. Termites are among the most costly pests to control once they make a building their breeding ground. Each year, the amount of damage caused by termites and other wood destroying pests amounts to billions of dollars. This cost can be easily and greatly reduced with regular termite inspections and treatments.Home Inspection, Inc. looks forward to providing you with superior and reliable service.

Gregorio M. Jimenez | Assurance Home Inspection

Assurance Home Inspection provides you with a professional inspection that gives a visual and clear report. You will know the true integrity of the property with the completed inspection. If any concerns arise, you will be advised on the proper way to handle them. Mr. Jimenez became a licensed contractor in 2005 and has managed many projects. Many established construction companies have solid business relationships with Mr. Jimenez because they trust his thorough work. He has been asked to bring many projects up to spec in order to pass building codes. He has brought his extensive knowledge over to the home inspection side of the real estate industry. Assurance Home Inspection, Inc. looks forward to providing you with superior and reliable service.

Linda MacKay | Estate Planning

Linda is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and also holds an L.L.M. in Taxation from Golden Gate University, and has been practicing estate planning law in Santa Clara County since 1997. She provides expert, personalized and compassionate counsel in the area of estate planning: including tax strategies and issues specific to non-citizens, households with minor children, same-gender couples, and blended families. If you have estate and gift tax concerns, Linda will provide you with clear answers and expert advice. You can also catch her on the Real Estate Radio Live Show on KDOW 1220 AM, Business Radio, where she serves her community as a Trusted Advisor and Expert Guest.

Mlnarik Group | Legal Counsel

Nothing is more personal than your well-being and your ability to support yourself and your family. During these difficult financial times, clients count on The Mlnarik Law Group to understand their situation and deliver sound solutions. With attentive attorneys and well trained office staff, our streamlined approach will help you to move out of the problems of today and into the successes of tomorrow.

Joshua and David Tofig | Tofig Insurance and Financial Services

Tofig Insurance and Financial Services has been in business since 1977. The agency was started by Maurice Tofig, who set out to provide an outstanding customer experience for families looking for help with insurance. Over the years, the agency has earned dozens of awards and is serving second and third-generation clients. Today, the agency is run by Maurice’s two sons – Dave and Josh. The two grew up helping their dad around the office (just like the rest of the family), and after college and some real-world experience, they naturally transitioned into the family business. Nearly four decades since Maurice first opened his doors, the family business continues to earn a reputation for outstanding service and is a top-tier rated Allstate agency.