Rita is a Bay Area native that has been a licensed Realtor since 2005. Her practice focuses on residential, investment and commercial real estate sales and acquisition in San Mateo, Burlingame, Hillsborough, San Carlos, Redwood City, Belmont, Foster City, Redwood Shores, Millbrae, San Bruno and the surrounding areas in San Mateo County. She also has in-depth knowledge of San Francisco, Marin County and the Silicon Valley, having lived in these communities prior to the Peninsula. As a result, she has a deep understanding of the San Francisco Bay Area, its diverse neighborhoods, schools, recreational resources, arts and entertainment, and is able to identify the places that best suit the needs of her clients. Rita has a background in real estate development and property management, having worked as a project manager at several boutique firms prior to Compass. This experience gave her the valuable ability to identify real estate opportunities where others don't see them, which is a tremendous asset to her clients. Rita received a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and began her career as a financial analyst for Charles Schwab. Rita Khalfin takes pride in providing buyers and sellers with top-notch expertise and exceptional personal service. Driven by a deep-rooted passion for real estate, she understands the market and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their dreams. She is a diligent, patient, ethical and knowledgeable advocate for her clients that is committed to exceeding their expectations each and every time. When she’s not helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals, Rita enjoys traveling, discovering new restaurants, meditation, and spending time with her two young children and husband. Rita is fluent in English and Russian.