Meet The Team

Our team is dedicated to your success.

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Mark von Kaenel

Operating Principal

408.560.9009 | markvk@kw.com

  • Ensures brokerage compliance

  • Conduct business and sales meetings

  • Provide training for new and experienced associates in key areas of real estate

Bryon Zapf

General Manager

408.560.9056 | bzapf@kw.com

  • Executes unity of vision within the Market Center

  • Construct comprehensive training plans to develop associates skills

  • Grow the market center to high profitability production levels 

Jessica Burgess
  • Assist in recruiting top talent to grow the Market Center

  • Drive retention plans of current associates

  • Launch systems that deliver unparalleled value and support to retain talent

Market Center Administrator
Cindy Salhany
Josh Torres
  • Manages daily business operations ‚Äč

  • Handles all office financials

  • Guarantees smooth agent transactions

Agent Experience Team
Conner Dubay

Director of Marketing

408.560.9030 | connerdubay@kw.com

  • Drive consistency of brand across all marketing channels

  • Provide creative direction for KW Bay Area Estates

  • Graphic designer for In-House Creative; find out more HERE

Katarina Comesana

Agent Service Coordinator

408.560.9039 | kcomesana@kw.com

  • Provide high quality services and training to associates 

  • Serve as the "go-to" person in the office

  • Let me know what I can help you with! Book an appointment HERE

Chris Bethel

Director of Technology

408.560.9013 | cbethel@kw.com

  • Aid agents in adopting and utilizing technology to drive and grow there business

  • Lead and schedule office trainings 

  • Let me know what I can help you with! Book an appointment HERE

Steven Palmer

Director of First Impressions

408.560.9000 | spalmer123@kw.com

  • Responsible for meet and greets with associates and clients

  • Coordinates the office to verify supplies are stocked and meeting rooms are booked

  • Process closing statements quickly to guarantee swift payment

Mentorship Program
Rich Matlack
  • Implemented the mentorship program that provides support to newly licensed agents 

  • Interviews seasoned agents to become mentors in the program

  • To find out more about the mentorship program click HERE

Productivity Coaching
Edith Espinola
  • Implement action plans for business development

  • Coach new and seasoned agents to raise production levels

  • Act as a support system for agents professional and personal goals

408.560.9000

marketing@kwbae.com

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