SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - McGuire Real Estate, a San Francisco-based real estate company specializing in luxury real estate, announced the appointment of Carol Luckenbach as broker associate at its Lombard office at 2001 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123.

Luckenbach joins McGuire from TRI Coldwell Banker. As a real estate broker with over 35 years of experience in counseling clients, marketing a broad range of properties and managing the myriad intricacies of a real estate transaction, Carol brings an outstanding level of expertise and professionalism to her clients.

Her experience includes creating and presenting various investment seminars, including analyzing tax effects of the real estate transactions for individual clients and structuring 1031 tax deferred exchanges. She was the general and managing partner for twelve limited partnerships. Carol has managed an office of over 50 real estate agents and was director of traning for a national franchise organization. As such, she has written and conducted sales and management training programs throughout the United States and Canada. She was the exclusive site locator and independent broker for an international franchise travel organization and has placed over 85 agencies throughout Northern California and Nevada.

Always active in the community, Carol was Youth Director for her church for 5 years, and has served on the Board of Directors for several non-profit organizations. As a passionate supporter of Women's Council of Realtors she served as the California Chapter State President in 2005 and was honored to receive the prestigious State Chapter Member of the Year for 2008. As 2009 Director at large for California Association of Realtors, Carol serves annually on several committees.

Known as the "note-able" Broker, Carol performs as a jazz/cabaret singer throughout the Bay area at such venues as the Plush Room, Zingari Ristorante and Octavia Lounge. She also writes, casts, and produces melodramas and cabarets for various organizations. Carol lives with her dog Baxter and is the proud mother of 2 and grandmother of 7.

About McGuire Real Estate

McGuire Real Estate ( has been an integral part of the real estate scene in the San Francisco Bay Area, stretching back nearly 90 years. A mid-sized, regional boutique, McGuire specializes in luxury real estate but applies the highest standards of service to properties in every price range, and to every client. Its "customer first" philosophy and local focus have proved to be a winning formula for this Bay Area real estate leader. McGuire's affiliations with Luxury Portfolio and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, successfully connects McGuire's clients and agents to a worldwide marketplace. Luxury Portfolio is an exclusive network of luxury properties worldwide, and its parent company, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, is the largest global real estate network in the real estate industry. McGuire operates four offices in San Francisco, one in Mill Valley serving Marin County, one in Burlingame serving the Peninsula, and one in Oakland serving the East Bay.

Contact Information: Contact: Lauren Bensinger McGuire Real Estate (415) 296-1000