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What My Clients Say
“Ann Marie is the ONLY agent I would ever work with, from representing me on my initial purchase to listing my home for sale 15 years later. Her attention to detail, acute listening abilities to hear and understand exactly what we needed, her empathy in understanding our tough personal circumstances gave me tremendous confidence and peace of mind.” – Buyer and Seller, Danville
“I hit the jackpot! Ann Marie took me seriously, followed up on all of my requests, was HIGHLY responsive at all times (amazing communication!), gave me honest, candid feedback and helped me craft a fabulous deal on a wonderful home for my family. She is ethical, smart, market-savvy, timely, and her and her husband happen to be really nice people who genuinely care about their clients.” – Buyer, Alamo
Delivering an extraordinary service experience is the core of Ann Marie Nugent’s client services. A successful businesswoman and Realtor® in the local and international markets, she is dedicated to each client’s unique needs whether they are moving across continents or simply across town.
Empathetic to the challenges of relocation, Ann Marie made the East Bay her home in 1993 after living in Geneva, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada. She began her real estate career in 1997, garnering the Rookie of the Year Award followed by many industry achievements and raving reviews from her clients – including being a 8th year recipient of the 5-Star Award which recognizes service professionals who provide quality services to their clients.
In 2005, Ann Marie and her husband Jim Walberg formed The Bay Area Team, specializing in luxury properties and global real estate. They are part of the national powerhouse real estate brokerage, Compass, where they remain a top team, and are also highly sought-after for their expertise in country/equestrian properties.
Ann Marie is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and a Corporate Relocation Specialist. These designations afford her the privilege of representing distinctive homes and estates worldwide, as well as assisting corporate relocation clients from major companies with selling or buying a home. She is associated with Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Luxury, and is an active member of the local, state and national Association of Realtors®.
Fluent in French and widely traveled, Ann Marie has a strong customer service background having worked for the United Nations and Geneva International Airport. This Southern California native earned a degree in Business and French from University of Colorado, Boulder. She has lived in Danville since 1992 and has served on her neighborhood HOA Board for over 18 years.
In Ann Marie’s spare time she enjoys hiking with friends in the local regional parks, dinner parties with dear friends and clients, traveling, and spending time with her wonderful husband/business partner and three adult children.