As a Broker Associate, Maria Cassel provides clients with a range of services - from showcasing a property to its fullest, to consultations with contractors. Maria handles marketing, administration and project management. Whether working with buyers or sellers, Maria and the Cassel Group are proud to deliver first-rate, comprehensive real estate services with a personal and professional touch. Maria offers knowledgeable, efficient service and strives to make the search process comfortable and less stressful for her clients. She dedicates her full attention to making sure her clients get the care, attention, and information they deserve to make the right decision. Always on top of market trends, Maria uses her industry knowledge to ensure her clients get the best results.
After graduating from the University of California San Diego with a degree in Management Science, she went on to enjoy a career in sales and marketing, as well as nine years in the construction industry, before transitioning into real estate. A San Francisco native, Maria is extremely knowledgeable about the unique neighborhoods and real estate culture of the Bay Area and loves matching people with properties that meet their goals and dreams.
Maria lives in the Piedmont Avenue neighborhood of Oakland with her husband Anthony and their three dogs. As avid travelers and passionate philanthropists, Maria and Anthony enjoy visiting animal sanctuaries around the US, with the goal to one day start their own nonprofit, Ralph's Rescue, which will be a sanctuary for dogs and horses.
Maria and Anthony strongly believe in giving back to their community and they work closely with several organizations including the Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, The Parkinson Council and Home for a Home. As part of Home for a Home, Anthony and Maria donate a percentage of their commission to help build homes for those lacking adequate shelter in Guatemala. They plan yearly visits where they meet with the families who they have funded as well as hands on building of these shelters.