Joan Simmons

Realtor – DRE#01080229 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties
Work 4379 Piedmont Avenue Oakland CA 94611 Cell Phone: 510-919-2836


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Utilizing her skills as a past banker, her many years in the real estate field, along with the backing of the most respected brand, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties, Joan’s clients can be assured of receiving exceptional service, extensive expertise and world-class professionalism. She is experienced in all price ranges and is an anchor to selling in mainly Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  Joan is passionate about teaching and being a resource to first time homebuyers and our senior community to provide them with as much information as possible so that they may make informed decisions. Her compassion and care allow her clients to buy with confidence and sell with satisfaction.

Joan is a wife of 49 years, a Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.  She is very proud to have grown up in Oakland and attended Oakland public schools in North Oakland at Washington Elementary School, Claremont Junior High and Oakland Technical High School. She has been a homeowner and raised her children in the Grass Valley and Sequoyah Hills areas and is therefore very familiar with all neighborhoods of Oakland. She is also a graduate of California State University, Chico with a BS in Business Administration.

Joan is very active in the real estate and professional communities serving on the board of directors of both EBWN and Women’s Council of Associated Real Property Brokers.  She participates in community activities volunteering as an Ambassador and Spokesperson for Donor Network West and, serving on the board of directors for Leaders Are Readers promoting children’s literacy. As a Donor Mom and breast cancer survivor, Joan has created the “It’s Not Just About Real Estate Campaign”, promoting organ donation and breast cancer awareness. Through this campaign a contribution will be made to the Cancer Society or to Donor Network West with each escrow she closes.

Helping with registration to welcome guests and members to EBWN meetings is a natural for Joan because she has been performing similar duties as a hospitality member and a greeter at her church for 20+ years.

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4379 Piedmont Avenue Oakland CA 94611