Monica is a well-qualified and results-oriented professional who understands that listening to her clients enables her to guide them through choosing the best options to meet their short term and long term goals. A team player with polished communication skills, Monica graduated from San Jose State University, majoring in International Business. Her background also includes international, private, commercial and mortgage banking. She earn her NAR certification as an International Property Specialist (CIPS®) and joined the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) to
further maintain her global perspective in the local markets. She also earned the NAR certification as a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) to further her expertise in helping with her client’s unique needs. Bilingual in both English and Spanish, she has been a resident of Walnut Creek for the past 22 years and she is very active in her community. She supports programs such as the local Boy Scouts of America and is a participating board member of her children’s school education and athletic committees and a member of St. John Vianney church. She chose to join the Carissa Brikken Real Estate Team because of the professionalism, resourcefulness and dynamic creativity to provide the best level of service to her clients.