Craig Silvestri was born in Oakland, California, U. C. Davis with a degree in economics. He began selling real estate in April of 1986 with Merrill Lynch Realty. In March 1999 he joined Pacific Union Real Estate Group and recently managed the Central Marin office. On January 12, 2009 he joined Alain Pinel Realtors for their debut in Marin County. He began working in management in 1995 in the San Rafael Office of the Prudential California Realty as a Sales Manager. During that time the office earned multiple awards for offices with over 70 agents. He came to Pacific Union in 1999 with Steve Dickason to open the Greenbrae Office of Pacific Union. When not listing and selling real estate with his own clients he was reviewing escrow files, teaching training classes, counseling agents in transactional and matters, and publishing the "Documentation Flash", a bulletin of transactional tips for agents . Within 7 years they built the office into the highest grossing real estate office in Marin County. In September 2007 Craig became full time Sales Manager for the office. In January 2008 he became Branch Manager of Pacific Union Greenbrae. On January 12, 2009, Craig and Steve Dickason opened the first offices of Alain Pinel Realtors in Marin County. Thoroughly impressed by the courage and vision demonstrated by the company in committing to enter the Marin County market at a time when other firms are cutting back, Craig sees bright future for the brand in the county and is impressed by it's undeniable strength in other markets throughout the Bay Region. Craig delights in the opportunity to continue in the collaboration, career building and development of many of his long time colleagues. He sees a bright future for his agents at Alain Pinel Realtors.