Kathleen has over 20 years experience in sales, marketing and advertising. She has been a consistent top real estate producer in the area for over 12 years. Kathleen joined Sereno Group in December 2011 after 10 years with another local brokerage. Prior to Real Estate, Kathleen worked for many years in Sports Marketing and Advertising -most recently as the Director of Corporate Events and Sponsorship Sales for Stanford University Athletics department.

Kathleen takes a personal approach to real estate making sure to take care of all the details so what could be a stressful process is easy. Her innovative approach to real estate sales, home preparation and contract negotiations, has earned the trust of all of her clients.

Kathleen’s family has resided in Palo Alto since the 1940’s. She is the daughter of a local real estate developer. She and her husband have been married since 1998 and are the proud parents of twin boys Max and Ben. In addition to selling real estate, Kathleen enjoys skiing, hiking, kick boxing, gardening and teaching iceskating at the Winter Lodge.

Sereno Group is a growing real estate company which focuses on local markets. Founded in 2006 by Chris Trapani, former President of Coldwell Banker Silicon Valley, Sereno Group has been built one agent at a time with a strong focus on being nimble and responsive to the diversity of market conditions in each community. Kathleen was offered the opportunity to be part of the foundation in building the Palo Alto office. The culture is young, energetic, intelligent, and adaptive. Additionally, each office donates 1% of all proceeds to a local charity each quarter.

The company is already solidly ranked among the top 4 most productive real estate firms in Silicon Valley per the Silicon Valley Business Journal. It enjoys the highest per agent productivity as compared to all other residential real estate firms in Silicon Valley/BayArea. Sereno Group was honored as Top Work Place for all business categories for the past four years. 

Each quarter our offices focus on a different non-profit to donate 1% of the commissions to. From July to September 2014, Sereno Group and it's Palo Alto Agents will be contributing 1% of their gross commissions to the There With Care of the Bay Area Fund.