Highly valued for her knowledge of the industry and her incredible sales ability, Fonia has been awarded the President's Premier status by Alain Pinel Realtors. She has also received the Previews Property Specialist designation for her extensive knowledge of luxury homes. Fonia's favorite honor, however is the High Esteem Award that she received from her peers. This award is given to the agent who contributes most significantly to both the industry and the community and Fonia is thrilled to be a recipient.
A resident of Alamo since 1988, Fonia knows the Bay Area like the back of her hand. She and her husband are California natives, have raised 3 sons in the San Ramon Valley and are now the proud grandparents of 5 darling children. Fonia has coached boys basketball and can supply families with valuable information on youth activities and schools in the area. A strong believer in education, Fonia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from the University of Colorado, where she also played Collegiate tennis. In fact, Fonia was once a professional tennis instructor and did work for the US Tennis Association working on the player development and regional coaching committee. For recreation, Fonia also enjoys golf and cooking.
Fonia is a member of the Contra Costa County Association of Realtors®, Napa/Sonoma Association of Realtors®, the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®-all important trade associations which uphold a strict code of conduct and which offer the most up-to-date marketing and legal information. Fonia also served on the House Board of Kappa Kappa Gamma's UC Berkeley chapter, has been on the Board for the Northern California Chapter of the United States Tennis Association, and was the Architectural Control Committee chairman and Board member of the Roundhill Property Owners Association.
When it comes right down to simple terms, Fonia is just your basic hard worker. Diligent and conscientious, she gives 110 percent of efforts to every transaction so that it can close smoothly and on time. Very professional at all times, and completely versed in all facets of real estate, Fonia is someone that you can truly depend on. Because of her many satisfied clients, Fonia deals mostly on referrals. If you'd like to see references, she will be glad to share them with you.