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Geoffrey C. Nelson is distinguished as one of the top real estate agents in the Hillsborough market, 17 years running. His satisfied clientele include many industry leaders in the fields of private equity, venture capital, biotech, high tech, social media, law and medicine.  Geoffreys client portfolio includes power players from iconic firms such as Hellman & Friedman, Sequoia Capital, Meritech Capital, Gilead Sciences, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NetSuite, Oracle, Ernst and Young, Visa, Kaiser, Franklin Templeton, Facebook, LinkedIn, and many more. In a crowded field of local real estate professionals, these clients continue to choose Geoffrey for his strength of market knowledge, precision valuations, and reputation for elegant marketing. WoodstockLR

For Sellers, the marketing of a Hillsborough estate always begins with intimately understanding the house and telling its story to the world. Often in Hillsborough real estate, there will be history, design pedigree, or construction credentials that bespeak excellence and drive value. Articulating these personal assets expressively is paramount to Geoffreys marketing approach. His listing portfolio has always been on the cutting edge of design, with architectural homes showcased at their pinnacles of perfection.

For Buyers, success begins with understanding what defines each neighborhood, each street, each architectural statement. Hillsborough market analysis is a micro proposition for sure. Throughout the 10 neighborhoods of Hillsborough, nuances define the aesthetic, the livability, the privacy, and ultimately, the value. Leveraging this data on a hyper-local level will determine the Hillsborough home that becomes your new lifestyle. As your advocate, Geoffrey will master all phases of the buyer experience including off-market inventory,  market analytics, and negotiation backed by a confident agent-to-agent reputation.

The Hillsborough real estate market never sleeps, whether on the MLS or off the MLS. Accordingly, Geoffrey is always geared to a "time is of the essence" mindset paramount to his clients' success. Another pillar of his service: "luxury is in the details," whether it's the finest caliber marketing, or the granular scrutiny of contract negotiations, it is often the nuances and finesse of your Realtor that can make the biggest difference in the end. Working with Geoffrey will deliver the most in-depth knowledge of every neighborhood, every house, every sale, and the priceless insider network of the Hillsborough top agent community.

Geoffrey has achieved numerous sales milestones in his career, including many Top 5 Sales in Hillsborough, plus Top Producer status at elite firms of McGuire Real Estate, Cashin Company, and Pacific Union International. But more importantly, he has earned the accolades of his repeat clients by maximizing every detail to their advantage and ultimate success. Licensed since 2001, his curated approach to client services is always expanding, and continues to creatively thrive.

Born in San Mateo and a Burlingame resident, Geoffrey maintains well-established connections in the community. He enjoys Bay Area culture with his wife and business partner and their family of children ranging from newborn to 16 years.  When away from his work pursuits include playing jazz guitar, local history, Giants baseball, architecture, fine wine, and travel.


"Geoffrey Nelson Markets and Sells Hillsborough's Most Interesting Homes." I have sold all of the unique Hillsborough homes below:


Smart Sellers Maximize the Listing Interview Before Selling. Read below one seller's story after selecting Geoffrey from 5 other Hillsborough agents, and selling at $650,000 over asking, all cash, in 10 days.


"Our decision to work with Geoffrey came after a number of significant interviews with highly respected and rated local Hillsborough real estate agents. We immediately recognized that Geoffrey was unparalleled in his knowledge of the local market and just as critically, his innate marketing savvy that was crucial to realizing top value for our home sale.

Geoffrey worked tirelessly in to stay on schedule and have our property ready in time to hit the spring market. He flawlessly organized vendors to maximize the beauty of our home and with little disruption to our daily schedule. Geoffrey’s deep connections within the realtor community allowed us to fully understand our competition, current market dynamics and how we should market to get the best price for our home.

Geoffrey brings so much more than transactional expertise, he really gets to know a home, who it might appeal to and how to maximize a home’s strength. Throughout the process, Geoffrey was always available to answer our questions, he is open and transparent and is a very strong communicator. From start to finish, Geoffrey made selling our home a very easy process and with outstanding results.

If you are considering selling your home, we would highly recommend Geoffrey, he is the consummate professional and you can count on him to maximize your home’s selling price."

-Anne and Randy, Hillsborough.




With, Geoffrey has created the most clear and cohesive proprietary map of Hillsborough CA neighborhoods. The map organizes Hillsborough into 10 neighborhoods. Not all of the neighborhood names are official titles, but they combine existing MLS regions, commonly spoken location names, plus some newly organized regions and names to articulate and simplify this one-of-a-kind streetscape. In addition, the site provides information on Geoffrey's track record and marketing approach should you be considering a sale and currently interviewing top Hillsborough agents. If you are in the market to purchase a Hillsborough home, please contact me for a private consultation or orientation, and inquire about the off-market opportunities available through my network.


Please contact Geoffrey Nelson at Text/Cell: (650) 455-3735.

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