Born in San Francisco, long time peninsula resident, Bill Lewis, brings a wealth of local knowledge and success to his position as manager of the Los Altos office, which has over 100 brokers and sales associates and has consistently ranked among the top five Alain Pinel offices for sales volume and transaction sides.
For more than 27 years, Bill has led and managed real estate offices in the luxury and upper-end "Mid Peninsula" market. Prior to joining Alain Pinel Realtors in January 2007, he managed the Coldwell Banker Woodside and Portola Valley offices where he and his team produced record performances year-after-year. In 2000, Bill's office was the first to achieve over 1 Billion in sales at Coldwell Banker. He began his real estate career in 1981 with Wright & Co., transferred to Fox & Carskadon shortly thereafter and entered management with Fox & Carskadon in 1984 in their Redwood City office. Bill moved to the Woodside office in 1993 and remained as manager of that office after the acquisition of Fox & Carskadon by Coldwell Banker in 1995. In 1997, after Coldwell Banker's acquisition of Cornish & Carey, Bill's management role was expanded to include the Portola Valley office. Bill has vast experience in working with highly-accomplished real estate sales professionals, clients and properties in the upper-end markets of the Mid Peninsula.
Bill has served on the board of directors for the California Association of Realtors and the Menlo-Atherton District board as both a member and Chair for many years. In addition and through his professional associations, he has served on numerous committees in support of social and charitable events benefitting Peninsula residents. In 2004, Bill was named Menlo Park-Atherton Realtor of the Year.
Bill grew up in San Carlos and for many years was active in 4-H and the San Mateo County Horseman's Association. His family raised quarter horses locally and registered Angus cattle at their ranch in the San Joaquin Valley town of Oakdale. Bill graduated from Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo in Agricultural Business Management in 1975. After graduation, he worked for Bullock's at Stanford managing and working in the buying offices of the Men's Department before entering real estate.