Karen is a consummate and caring real estate professional. Her personal warmth imbues every interaction, earning the respect and loyalty of high-profile repeat clients, as well as attracting first-time buyers and sellers. She engenders deep trust from her clients, who value her honesty, integrity — and discretion.
Karen’s expertise is the culmination of experience in real estate development and international relocation, as well as work in the education field. She focuses on helping our buyers find just the right properties and assisting our sellers in maximizing their investments. Working closely with Rebecca Schumacher and the acclaimed Sotheby’s International Realty team in San Francisco, Karen relies on the proven practices of Schumacher Properties and the full force of our renowned brand to ensure successful outcomes for each and every client.
Drawing on years spent living abroad — and relocating nine times with her daughters, Karen is a specialist in international relocation. She has collaborated extensively with expat groups and has a deep understanding of the emotional and transactional intricacies of relocation. She employs exceptional care in working with executives and their families — moving around the world or across the country — to turn stressful transitions into life-changing success stories.
Karen spent her early career in childhood education, where she developed a reputation for her exemplary work with special-needs students and their families.
Karen holds a Masters degree in Education and undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s College of California.