Mark earned his real estate sales license and became a Realtor in 2004. Prior to joining Paul & Nellie Brocchini at Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty, Mark appraised real estate in Monterey County.
He worked closely with many local lenders, mortgage companies and local real estate brokers. Prior to his career in appraisal, Mark farmed diversified row crops with his father, Mayo Ryan Sr., on their 3,200 acre ranch located on the west side of Fresno County.
Mark has a B. S. degree in Business from CSU Fresno. Mark attended Menlo College for undergraduate studies where he played division 3 soccer. He was voted All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association and voted Most Inspirational Player both years.
Mark continues his education in real estate with the goal of earning a Brokers License. He is a native of Fresno and his parents, Mayo and Karlene Ryan, purchased their first vacation house in Carmel in 1967, where the family spent all their summers.
Mark lived in Pebble Beach with his parents in 1986 and finally relocated to Pebble Beach from Fresno in 2003 and currently owns a house in Pacific Grove with his wife Kimberly and their three children, Lauren, Mark Thomas Jr. and Genevieve.
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Paul Brocchini Bio
Interesting Notes about Paul.
Since 1989, when Paul's columns began appearing in the Carmel Valley Sun, he has established himself as the leading real estate analyst on the Monterey Peninsula. He and his partner, Mark Ryan, are currently the featured real estate columnists in The Carmel Pine Cone.
Paul brings a rich background to the real estate profession. He was born and raised in Oakland and received both B.A. and M.A. degrees at U.C. Berkeley.
He served five years as a Foreign Service officer with the United States Information Agency in Colombia and Brazil.
He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese. He also worked for eight years in New York City.
Following the New York experiences, Paul founded his own firm in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1978. as an outgrowth of the Brazilian business, Paul and his wife Nellie opened The Pewter Shop, in the Barnyard in Carmel, and moved to the Monterey Peninsula from Rio in 1978.
Paul and Nellie lived with their three children in Carmel Valley until the children graduated from Carmel High School. The children subsequently graduated from U. C. Berkeley and U.C. Santa Cruz. Since 1986 Paul has been a resident of Carmel- by-the-Sea.
Paul is past president of the Carmel Valley Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Cal Alumni Club of the Monterey Peninsula and past president of the Carmel Mission Kiwanis Club. Paul has also served as a director of the Friends of Sunset Foundation, the Forest Theater Guild and the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club.
Paul is an avid sailor and owns a swift Beneteau First 36.7 which he sails in Monterey Bay and up and down the California coast..
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