Mary Anne Veldkamp
Mary Anne’s focus is on providing the highest caliber of client service. Mary Anne’s wide knowledge base in real estate includes understanding the many facets of country property, viticulture, luxury estates, land development and new construction. She is a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialist for luxury properties and as a Certified Relocation Specialist has vast resources for buyers new to the area.
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an exceptional real estate professional – integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how she works.
Mary Anne’s background and degree are in Marketing and she excels in looking at each property individually and determining who the target market is for that property then coming up with a unique and targeted marketing plan to reach those potential buyers.
Providing the very best service is essentially about putting her clients first. This means keeping herself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. This “client first” philosophy has always been her approach and it requires her to continually improve her skills and ways of doing business.
Born and raised in Northern California, Suzy relocated to Southern California with her husband, where she acquired her real estate license in 1985 and had a very successful career selling homes on the Westside. After returning to the Wine Country, Suzy joined Mary Anne in 2009. As her licensed full time personal assistant, Suzy works with buyers showing property and with sellers handling a myriad of details including marketing, escrow coordinating and keeping the client fully informed of contingency dates, making the buying and selling experience smooth and seamless.
Janelle grew up in Sonoma County and raised her children in Rincon Valley. She took a hiatus from Sonoma County to have some adventures in Sun Valley, ID and then returned to California to earn her master’s degree at The University of Southern California. She has been an investor in residential and commercial real estate in Sonoma County for the past 30 years and has worked as a licensed agent since her return to Sonoma County. Janelle was inspired to join Mary Anne Veldkamp’s team as Mary Anne’s values are client-centric, professional, and infused with integrity.
Helping clients achieve their real estate goals is at the core of Janelle’s commitment as Mary Anne’s Director of Sales. She deeply values each client and will serve as an advocate and ally as they progress through the process of buying or selling.
Janelle is committed to the advancement of the Sonoma County community and is currently involved with Santa Rosa Metro Chamber’s ‘Leadership Santa Rosa’ program, as well as volunteering as an academic coach to undergraduate students.
“We appreciate the highly professional and skilled job you did in handling the sale of our Dry Creek property. Your steady and positive guidance and advice through the entire process made it easy for us. The follow-through, once the sale contract had been signed, was thorough and painless, again due to your efforts. We are pleased to recommend you as a highly skilled, knowledgeable, and responsive agent, who can take a client from initial listing or engagement through the closing of the sale or purchase seamlessly.”
“Mary Anne is by far the most courteous, friendly, considerate and professional agent that one could only hope for. Her continued encouragement and support of me will always be appreciated.”
“Mary Anne did a fabulous job for us. Very professional and also paid a lot of personal attention to our needs on both transactions. Highly recommend her.”
-Robert and Gayla McClung
“Mary Anne is the ultimate professional. She exudes warmth and truly listens to her client’s needs. She also is an incredible negotiator. She knows how to close a sale. Whenever we went to open houses other Realtors would ask if we had a representative and when we disclosed Mary Anne’s name everyone knew her and told us we were in great hands. Many thanks for Mary Anne.”
-Brook and Wendy Gorham
“Mary Anne is fantastic- the best realtor I have had in my five house sales and five purchases. Personable, professional, conscientous, and very effective.”