Deanna Tarr, Agent in San Francisco - Compass

Deanna Tarr

Broker Associate | SRES | Luxury Property Specialist | DRE 00585398
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About Deanna

Deanna was born and raised in Fresno and came to Palo Alto in 1955 upon entering Stanford University.  She fell in love with the area and decided to make it her home.  She became a single parent and full-time professional REALTOR® in the year of 1976. Though the market has been volatile, she has managed to weather it's many storms and remains a consistent producer.  Deanna believes in continuing education and received her broker’s license in 1982, renewing every four years.  She has been happily married to Dr. William Tarr since 1989.


Deanna is an experienced negotiator and has sold homes from Los Altos to Hillsborough, specializing in Portola Valley, Woodside, Atherton, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto.  She has resided in the Ladera, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park communities. 


Deanna is a dedicated professional committed to excellence. She possesses a breadth of experience including counseling and design in addition to her knowledge of Real Estate and the local market. She believes in working closely with her clients to make every transaction, whether buying or selling, the most enjoyable and fulfilling experience possible. Deanna is known throughout the industry as a patient and careful listener who has the highest integrity. She is flexible yet will persevere in all situations to meet the goal of her clients. If this is the kind of professional that you want involved in your next real estate transaction, call Deanna today!


In addition to having an eye for interior decor, Deanna is an accomplished painter. Please check out her website at


Awards & Distinctions

1959 Graduate - Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts degree in History

  • Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite & Preview Property Specialist,SRES-Sr. RE Specialist

  • Associate VP with C&C, top 10 percent

  • Real estate broker

  • Served on several committees of the local real estate board including the Multiple Listing Committee, Advertising Committee, Education Committee, and Charitable Foundation

  • Governing Board – Sand Hill Circle Townhomes

  • Member - Peninsula Volunteers

  • Elder – Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

  • Stanford Reunions Committee, Fundraiser, 1956 Dolly           




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