Sereno Los Gatos-Founding agent
Chris began his career in 1996 after moving to Los Gatos from the Los Angeles area. After graduation from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Construction Management, he settled into the real estate field at Cornish & Carey real estate in the summer of 1996. He worked as an assistant for a top producing realtor from that summer until Nov 1999 and was involved in well over 100 transactions, worth more than $50,000,000 in that short period of time. Cornish and Carey was purchased by a much larger firm at the end of 1999 and Chris went out on his own as a new, but experienced, agent at Coldwell Banker in Los Gatos. He hit the ground running as 2000 was a crazy hot market and he closed 37 transactions in his first full year.

Over the next 6 plus years, Chris received numerous accolades at Coldwell Banker. He was award the International President's Elite distinction every year from 2000 to 2007 which recognized agents in the top 5% of the firm nationally. He was also a top monthly buyers agent and listing agent many times during his tenor at CB Los Gatos. Chris also was involved in the mentor program, helping train brand new agents coming into the business, all of which are still in the field today.

In July of 2006, Chris was given the opportunity of a lifetime. He was asked to be part owner of a new real estate firm just forming in Los Gatos. As a founding agent and part owner, Chris was elated to be able to join Sereno. Since 2006, Chris has sold in excess of $300,000,000 in residential real estate and as his 25th year in the business comes to a close, Chris has been involved in almost 650 transactions with a value in excess of $400,000,000.

In the 13 years since Sereno was founded, the firm has grown to over 390 agents and 9 offices locally. Chris is proud to be associated with a firm that has been given numerous awards including Bay Area News Groups "top work places" every year since 2010. Sereno also has the distinction of hi