Charlene Cogan


 

Coming from a successful sales career with some of the world’s top luxury brands, as well as strong social and philanthropic ties, Charlene took her exceptional client service skills and applied them to real estate. She has closed over $350M+ in residential sales and is one of the Mid-Peninsula’s top producing real estate agents, ranking in the top 5% of California agents.

Charlene epitomizes integrity, trustworthiness, confidence, knowledge and hard work. Using her depth of experience in the real estate industry, Charlene combines her love of helping clients find their next home with a commitment to excellence in client services. She believes and tells her clients, “the right home is not only in the right location at the right price, it must also reflect your taste and lifestyle.”

Buying and selling a home is a personal and oftentimes an emotional experience. You need an agent who truly understands you and your needs. Charlene gets to know her clients by finding out exactly what their needs are in either selling or buying a home, and then delivers exceptional market knowledge, negotiating skills and service with luxurious grace and professionalism. In the industry, Charlene’s colleagues often say they know when working with Charlene, it will be a smooth transaction because she knows her clients well and represents them in the most professional way possible.

Charlene is a native Californian who has lived in the Bay Area all her life and on the Mid-Peninsula for over 25 years with her family. She has raised two children in Menlo Park where they attended both public and private schools. Charlene was actively involved with the schools with fundraising and educational programs. This personal experience has given her the inside track on the amazing education in the area.

For over two decades, Charlene has been an active participant in local community charitable organizations, including The Cantor Art Museum at Stanford, Children’s Health Counsel, Clara-Mateo Alliance, Shelter Network, The Child and Family Institute, and Junior League. Her roster of clients reflects the unique high-profile demographic of these communities and includes venture capitalists, high-tech executives, investors, developers, doctors, and other prominent business leaders. Her close ties at the key levels of the local community keep Charlene connected, informed and up to date, allowing her to stay on top of the real estate market to most effectively serve her clients.

Charlene is very knowledgeable in the greater Bay Area with expertise in the neighborhoods of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City and Woodside.

CLIENT SERVICES


 
Every client and home is different, and requires a customized and highly targeted strategy with precision execution. Charlene accomplishes this by partnering with her clients, sharing the her extensive knowledge and proven expertise on pricing strategies, targeted marketing campaigns, higher selling values, and a distinctive style to each property she brings to the market.
 
She commits on all levels to provide exceptional service and makes sure she exceeds her client’s expectations. She walks in her client’s shoes guiding them toward the best outcome when buying and selling their homes. Details matter, experience counts and excellence prevails when providing customer service for all her clients.

We have used Charlene exclusively for 4 transactions over a 9 year period, both buying and selling.

- Kate and Eric, Atherton

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

From staging to selling, the process is seamless and no matter what issues come up, she resolves situations with speed and grace.

- Tiffany Shneider

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

She went the extra mile on every level, from helping us learn about each neighborhood, and educating us on the local market conditions…

- Christine and Dave Keefer

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

You have always gone above and beyond the call of duty -working with our schedules, answering our questions, and always being a great source of information.

- Sandra and Mark Micek

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

In a multiple bid situation facing an emotional seller and her experienced agents, Charlene successfully presented our offer and negotiated a contract on very favorable terms.

- Brendan B.

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

I can never thank you enough for all that you have given me and my family.

- L.F.

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

We have used Charlene exclusively for 4 transactions over a 9 year period, both buying and selling.

- Kate and Eric, Atherton

From staging to selling, the process is seamless and no matter what issues come up, she resolves situations with speed and grace.

- Tiffany Shneider

She went the extra mile on every level, from helping us learn about each neighborhood, and educating us on the local market conditions…

- Christine and Dave Keefer

You have always gone above and beyond the call of duty -working with our schedules, answering our questions, and always being a great source of information.

- Sandra and Mark Micek

In a multiple bid situation facing an emotional seller and her experienced agents, Charlene successfully presented our offer and negotiated a contract on very favorable terms.

- Brendan B.

I can never thank you enough for all that you have given me and my family.

- L.F.

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