About Ginger

Ginger Karels has been a successful Realtor since 1978. She joined Hill & Co in 2007, which has since merged with Compass. A native of Minnesota, raised on a wheat farm in a beautiful old house her Grandfather had built, Ginger pursued her education in Minnesota, Hawaii, and California.

Armed with a degree in education and psychology she served in the Peace Corps as a math teacher in Micronesia, as well as teaching in Australia. After graduate work at the University of Minnesota, and more traveling, she moved to San Francisco in 1975.

She lives in Noe Valley. Her husband, Dave Cannata, passed away in '08. She has one daughter and one son both in their twenties.

Her hobbies include biking, camping, surfing, kayaking, gardening, singing in St. Philip’s choir, and traveling (mostly to Maui) where she has a second home.


How I Work For You...

Well organized and great marketing and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills focusing on listening and solving challenges. A positive attitude searching for your particular real estate needs and desires. Can think outside the box. Competent, professional and successful in negotiations. Confident, relaxed, and enjoy helping people realize their ownership dreams.

Having been in the San Francisco real estate business for over 25 years and because I married a native San Franciscan; I have an unlimited network of resources for all your real estate needs.

Professional Affiliations:

-San Francisco Association of Realtors
-California Association of Realtors
-National Association of Realtors
-Bay Area Real Estate Information Services
-Friends of Noe Valley
-St. Philip’s Choir
-Rainbows for all God’s Children, Inc.
-Royal Kahana Association of Maui
-R Ranch Association
-Kahana Village Association