About

Founded in 1986, The Cooper Group is a top-producing team of realtors with over $325 million in total sales volume, and rank in the top 1% of realtors in the East Bay. Our exemplary service continues to be our hallmark, and our passion for real estate is unparalleled. We know the neighborhoods, the homes, the agents, the best service-providers, and they know us.

Katherine Cooper has been a top-producing agent in Piedmont, Oakland, and Berkeley for over 33 years. She is a long-time resident of Piedmont, graduate of Santa Catalina School for Girls and UC Berkeley, proud mother of three (including a developmentally disabled daughter), matriarch, and feminist. Few realtors achieve the level of success that Katherine has enjoyed. An authentic, personable, ethical realtor, her career has been sustained by building lasting, positive relationships with her clients from every walk of life, and years of contributions to her community. 

Jack Cooper is a third-generation top-producing realtor, a barred California attorney, an Oakland homeowner, and a landlord. He was born and raised in Piedmont, and has lived in Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco. He has a reputation in the industry among clients and agents alike for his hard work, local knowledge, passion for advocacy, analytical ability, and eye for design. His talent for helping clients sell and buy real estate is matched only by his enthusiasm. Jack’s positivity and eternal optimism are at the core of everything he does.

Kim Lombardi Becker is a third generation East Bay native. She has a grandfather who built many homes in Piedmont, and a mother who is a renowned local architectural historian. Kim and her husband have remodeled two homes of their own while raising two children in Alameda, attesting to her design and management expertise. Her previous career as a marketing project manager with Apple gave her exceptional technical and organizational skills, which are immensely beneficial to our clientele.

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