Our Story

The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group, founded by Colleen Cotter and partners Gretchen Levin and Rebecca Stack is a full-service luxury real estate group based in San Francisco. The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group covers a full array of properties, working with buyers and sellers alike, across all neighborhoods and price points. Their innovative marketing and creative strategies, in combination with their sophisticated brand, attract the right audience of qualified buyers for every listing no matter the type or size.

Consequently, they have consistently outperformed the market for their clients regardless of economic conditions. Their sharp research skills, along with their keen ability to handle details, multi-task, and manage many projects at once, ensure reliably accurate and favorable outcomes — in even the most complex situations.

Whether clients need an architect, designer, stager, contractor, lender, or friendly counsel, The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group offers invaluable referrals and guidance. The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group has partners across the country and Bay Area including Burlingame, San Mateo, Marin, Silicon Valley, East Bay, Lake Tahoe, Wine Country, Chicago, Los Angeles and NYC. 


Our Team

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Colleen Cotter

TOP PRODUCER, 2009-2019

Ranked in the top 1% of real estate agents in San Francisco

Accomplished individuals from all facets of life continue to trust Colleen Cotter with their real estate investments and their satisfaction of what they call “home”. She truly understands what they want: outstanding properties that also deliver a significant return on investment. That means buying wisely, but also selling skillfully when the time comes.

She has been a top producing real estate agent in the San Francisco market for early twelve years, and her results-oriented, client-centric focus has placed Colleen in the “21 Club” of Top Producers at Vanguard Properties year after year. She is also a member of the coveted Top Agent Network.

Colleen’s innovative marketing and creative strategies, in combination with her sophisticated brand, attract the right audience of qualified buyers for every listing no matter the type or size. Consequently, she has consistently outperformed the market for her clients regardless of economic conditions. Her sharp research skills, along with her keen ability to handle details, multi-task, and manage many projects at once, ensure reliably accurate and favorable outcomes — in even the most complex situations. Whether clients need an architect, designer, stager, contractor, lender, or simply friendly counsel, Colleen offers invaluable referrals and guidance.

With deep family roots in San Francisco, Colleen comes from a family of real estate professionals, and has lived in San Francisco for nearly her entire life. As the daughter of a real estate developer, her trusted San Francisco connections bring added value to her clients. She has known many of the city’s biggest large developers and single family home builders for decades, and provide a wealth of experience and networking resources that benefit her clients at every stage of the real estate cycle.

A true local, Colleen attended St. Ignatius and went on to earn her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in English from Villanova University.


 

Gretchen Levin

Bay Area native and San Francisco resident Gretchen Levin has the experience and network to assist you in finding your new home or investment property. Gretchen and her team offer unparalleled marketing, innovative technology to drive the sale or purchase process, as well as access to a broad network throughout the city.  Working hand in hand with her clients to deliver the best possible outcome on a home purchase or sale is a trademark of Gretchen’s business.  She works tirelessly to make sure that her clients are well informed and that there are clear lines of communication throughout the process.

The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group has been ranked within the top 1% of real estate agents San Francisco wide and the top 25 agents within the Vanguard Brokerage. Additionally, they are members of the coveted Top Agent Network which give them early access to some of the best “off market” opportunities, as well as an exclusive group of ready to act qualified buyers.

Gretchen has been and continues to be relied on and trusted by some of the city’s most prominent names in technology and business. She began her career enjoying several successful years as a leader in the mortgage industry after graduating from San Francisco State University. Her background across both industries has put Gretchen in a position to successfully execute and negotiate on behalf of her clients.

Gretchen, her husband, and their baby boy reside on the north side of town in Pacific Heights.


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Rebecca Stack 

As your trusted Real Estate advocate, Rebecca has the drive, devotion and experience to achieve your real estate needs. Rebecca has been a member of The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group since 2014, a Top Producing team at Vanguard Properties and within the top 1% of agents within San Francisco. In her years working at Vanguard Properties, Rebecca has helped The Colleen Cotter Real Estate Group achieve over $200,000 Million in sales.

Previous to Rebecca's entrance into Real Estate she worked for her families Construction and Development Company, where she helped design and pick finishes for several properties and worked alongside them as they seismically upgraded building, extensively renovated Victorians and worked on multi-unit developments. The experience gave Rebecca a deep understanding of design, construction and planning within the city.  She has overseen developments from start to finish and has a strong input in regards to all aspects, from design, finishes and marketing. 

Rebecca is known for high level of customer care and is there to guide you through the process of purchasing or selling a new home with her clients best interests at heart. Rebecca is a native to San Francisco and in her spare time enjoys exploring new restaurants and taking in all that San Francisco has to offer.