McGuire Real Estate Proudly Welcomes Five New Agents to Its Bay Area Offices

Susan Dakdduk, Tania Toubba, and Barbara Burdick in San Francisco; Valerie Ruma in Berkeley; and Steve Sekhon in Mill Valley

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 11, 2016) - McGuire Real Estate is pleased to announce that our exceptional community of agents continues to grow. We are proud to welcome these distinguished agents to the McGuire Family: Susan Dakdduk, Valerie Ruma, Tania Toubba, Steve Sekhon, and Barbara Burdick.

Susan Dakdduk is recognized as a REALTOR® who expertly advises her clients in today's new world of real estate. Originally from the Midwest, Susan has been a San Francisco resident since 1980. Her in-depth knowledge of San Francisco and Bay Area real estate has been invaluable to her clients who appreciate Susan's personal attention and professional expertise. Prior to real estate, Susan enjoyed a distinguished radio and television news career in New York and San Francisco. As a news anchor and investigative reporter, Susan received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award.

Valerie Ruma has spent over 25 years here developing professional skills in marketing, management and business development for a variety of companies in the tech world culminating as the Pacific Northwest Regional manager for a well-known company providing data services to top litigation attorneys. She continues to hone her skills and is currently enrolled in a professional development program at Stanford University. Her transition to real estate more than five years ago was a no-brainer. Her past clients will consistently tell you that whether you are buying or selling a home, having Valerie on your team is always a winning combination. She makes real estate transitions go smoothly.

Tania Toubba's deep appreciation for San Francisco architecture and passion for interior design, brings unparalleled enthusiasm to her clients, always serving with the highest level of integrity. Whether she is working with sellers to prepare their home or with buyers to visualize and find their future home, Tania's exquisite style, impeccable eye for detail and exclusive access to top architects and designers make her an invaluable resource and partner in the world of luxury real estate. A savvy negotiator, Tania is highly regarded for her professionalism, relentless work ethic and talent for listening. She thrives on building strong trusted partnerships.

Steve Sekhon is committed to giving clients creative, intelligent and sound counsel, a positive attitude and good humor. His diverse background as an urban planner, builder and investor ensures that he provides buyers and sellers with comprehensive and thoughtful service. Steve graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in International Development and later received a Master's Degree in Urban Planning. After a research fellowship in India, he joined a Washington D.C. based international urban planning consulting firm and worked in Morocco, Tunisia, Bosnia, Cambodia and Southern Sudan. He has in-depth knowledge of residential construction, a keen eye for design and a knack for devising innovative solutions.

Licensed in 1990, Barbara Burdick launched her real estate career in lending as an independent mortgage broker in San Francisco. Her career has included sales, residential and commercial leasing, property management and warehouse development. In addition to the Bay Area real estate community, she has worked in the greater Sacramento and Coachella Valley markets. When not in San Francisco Barbara resides in Italy where she where she co-created Words in Journey -- Parole in Viaggio, an annual international literary event.

As a local, luxury boutique brokerage, McGuire takes a non-traditional and highly-personalized approach to furthering the success of its sales team. This creative and strategic approach to doing business is what allows McGuire to provide exceptional support that reaches beyond traditional real estate and delivers forward-thinking solutions for its agents and clientele.

As a local, luxury boutique that focuses on the San Francisco Bay Area's high-end niche markets, McGuire Real Estate is a privately held corporation that was founded in 1919. We are headquartered in San Francisco's Marina District with offices in Noe Valley and South Beach -- as well as Mill Valley, Berkeley, Burlingame, and Wine Country. McGuire is the exclusive international associate of Savills PLC, headquartered in London, and is a broker member of Luxury Portfolio® International, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, and The Enterprise Network. Our luxury, global, and industry affiliations allow us to connect our agents and clients to a world-wide marketplace with exclusive opportunities.

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Barbara Burdick
McGuire Marina Office Susan Dakdduk
McGuire Marina Office Valerie Ruma
McGuire Elmwood Office Tania Toubba
McGuire Marina Office Steve Sekhon
McGuire Mill Valley Office