News and Updates January 4, 2017

Sereno Group Expands Its Saratoga Office

LOS GATOS, CA—August 2015. Sereno Group announced the expansion of its downtown Saratoga office, ideally located on Big Basin Way. The office and the agents will serve Saratoga, as well as the surrounding communities and areas. Along with the additional office space the company has added several industry experts and accomplished Realtors to work out of the Saratoga office, most notably: Alan Aoyama, Lynne Olenak, Erdal Team (Nil Erdal, Pelin Erdal and Kevin Swartz), Tracey Kroot, and the Faylor Team (featuring John Faylor, Daniel Goni, Michael Lauck, and Teri Lewis).

“This is a very strategic expansion for us as it strengthens our position in Saratoga and amplifies traction throughout Silicon Valley,” said Chris Trapani, CEO and co-founder of Sereno Group. “We are thrilled to continue our organic Silicon Valley growth. Our new group of skillful, passionate, and knowledgeable Realtors and the Saratoga office will continue to operate with high integrity and great sense of community spirit.” The office will continue to embody Sereno Group’s thoughtful utilization of the natural environment through green office practices partnered with cutting edge technology.

The office will also continue to echo Sereno Group’s philosophy of collaborating with the local community. Sereno Group founders Chris Trapani and Ryan Iwanaga both grew up in Saratoga and have deep roots there and are committed to the local community.

About Sereno Group:

Open since July 1, 2006, Sereno Group Real Estate has quickly established itself as a market leader by continually attracting top producing agents in the Silicon Valley. During this time, Sereno Group has achieved the highest per agent productivity for residential real estate brokers in the county. In 2014, Sereno Group closed over $2.4 billion in sales with an average sales price of $1.1 million. The company’s 1% for Good charitable movement donated over $400,000 to local charities and communityminded organizations and was recognized as one of the top 50 most philanthropic corporations in the Bay Area. The company, which has been ranked the Best Place to Work in the Bay Area for five years, now has eight offices located in Palo Alto, Los Altos, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Willow Glen, Santa Cruz, Westside Santa Cruz, and Aptos. The 275 agents of Sereno Group serve the Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties and points beyond. For more information, please visit: