About Jenna

A Corona del Mar resident who harbors a genuine passion for the Newport Beach area and all it has to offer, Jenna has become one of coastal Orange County’s most trusted real estate professionals. Jenna holds a Business Administration degree in Finance with an emphasis in real estate from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Embracing her education, she went on to obtain her broker’s license after working for several years as an agent.

An accomplished marathon runner with a competitive nature, Jenna is consistently pushing herself to conquer new challenges, and that same discipline continues to define her career today. No matter how complex the circumstances, she’s proven time and time again her ability to make things happen. As one of the top real estate agents in the area, Jenna was carefully selected by the Local Einstein’s editorial board to co-author the book “What to Know Before Buying or Selling Real Estate in Newport Beach.”

Her dedication has created extraordinary relationships with remarkable trust, and high net worth clients appreciate her confidentiality and discretion. As focused as she is tenacious, Jenna is setting a new standard for service within one of the most competitive real estate niches in the world.

Jenna and her husband reside in Corona del Mar Village with their German Shorthaired Pointer, Cooper.

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University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business: Bachelor of Science, Finance and Real Estate

Client Testimonials
"I had the privilege of working with Jenna to sell my home and purchase a new one. In each of the transactions she was was very knowledgeable of the market, aggressive in helping me sell and supportive throughout the purchasing process. She was reliable, she communicated often and she exceeded my expectations." - Deborah Proctor, Former CEO of Hoag Hospital and St. Joseph's

"Jenna was absolutely wonderful to work with! We were captured by her energy & passion, and her knowledge about the area and the market. She went above and beyond in every way, answering any and all questions so quickly and providing referrals and insights into every step of the process. She is unbelievably organized and leaves very little for you to do. We went into this with her as our real estate agent and left with a life long friend. " - Neha Soi

"We met Jenna at an open house on Narcissus Ave in CDM in July 2017. We were always walking through open houses to see what was possible for us, and had an agent looking for us within our price range. When we met Jenna, my wife and instantly connected with her. She was friendly, bright, and knowledgeable and told us we could get something done in our price range. This was a challenge, as we wanted to do the one-time property basis tax transfer from Laguna Hills to CDM, which meant we couldn’t buy a house in CDM for more than what we sold our home for in Laguna Hills. Not easy! The first step was Jenna helped convince us to list our house in Laguna Hills, which included her coming to our house to see what we were selling and to understand realistic sales price expectations. Tireless, energetic, helpful, and super responsive are words to describe Jenna. She has been so helpful with the sales process every step of the way. She has advised us countless times on sale in Laguna Hills to all steps on our Iris purchase in CDM. I couldn’t ask for more honest insight, assessment and recommendations going forward. We haven’t bought or sold a house in 27 years and there were many times of stress and wondering if some type of deal would ever happen. Jenna was truly a resource for us as a Buyer in CDM, and a Seller in Laguna Hills; she has carried her load and more. She has learned enough about us, what we like, what we don’t like, and after a while this became easy and second nature between Jenna, me and my wife. I consider Jenna a true professional, a friend, and someone at Surterre you should be very proud to have on your team." - Tony and Sharon Domenico

"Jenna recently helped me sell my Newport Heights home. I met her at one of her open houses and was immediately impressed with her positive energy, professionalism, market knowledge, and non-pressure approach. After interviewing a large number of agents I chose Jenna to market and sell my home, which she did so in a very short amount of time for top dollar. Throughout the entire process, including multiple bid negotiations and a lengthy escrow, Jenna always maintained her composure and displayed an extremely high level of professionalism, morals and kindness. I strongly recommend Jenna and would definitely use her services again. " - Roger Feldman

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