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About M.J.

M.J. (Mary Joy) Thomas is an accomplished real estate BROKER ASSOCIATE with Compass representing clients in the sale and purchase of their homes.

M.J. has over 30 years of experience representing the finest neighborhoods of San Francisco. She prides herself in always being able to provide personal service, client care and detailed market knowledge for her clients.

In marketing a broad range of properties and managing the innumerable intricacies of a real estate transaction, M.J.’s goal is uncompromising service to her clients. Her consistent sales record is proof of her expertise in the marketing and negotiating skills which achieve successful results.

M.J. is a fourth generation native San Franciscan who grew up and raised her own family in Pacific Heights and currently resides in Laurel Heights. She has a son, two daughters, and two grandchildren. She attended Katherine Delmar Burke School, the University of Lausanne and is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley majoring in French literature and art history.

She has been a homeowner and investor in the City since the late 60’s. In the 1990’s she converted a two unit building to condominiums.

M.J. has served on the Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels and the Hamlin School. She is a former member of the San Francisco Junior League and The Girls Recreation Club which raised funds for Children’s Hospital (now CPMC). She serves on the Board of Directors on the Laurel Heights Neighborhood Association. She is also a member of the California Tennis Club. M.J. is an avid golfer, bridge player and enjoys entertaining friends at her home.

M.J. is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors and the San Francisco Association of Realtors.


“I still can't believe this is happening so quickly! You have been amazing through all of this and we are grateful to have had you to manage this for us.”

“I had a vision when I decided to sell my property and you made it happen. Although we have been friends for years, I chose you as my broker because I knew you would get the job done efficiently, thoroughly and in a timely manner. You kept everything on track- including me- with your expertise and humor.”

“M.J. has represented me on several occasions over the last twenty years, both as a buyer and a seller. I have found her to be professional and efficient in regards to the various processes regarding a transaction.She has always been very knowledgeable and accurate regarding market conditions and has been an excellent representative of my requirements. She is a pleasure to work with.”

M.J. Thomas’ Recent Transactions