Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the San Francisco Bay Area, is pleased to welcome Leticia Almaro Nicolini as a broker associate in its Walnut Creek office.  In her new position, Nicolini will specialize in residential, REO and short sale transactions in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties.

“We are thrilled to have Leticia join our office,” said Norine Neyhouse, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creek.  “We are starting to see great improvements in the Contra Costa County market and it’s important to have dedicated, hard working and experienced sales associates on our team.  I look forward to working with Leticia and watching her career flourish with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.”

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Nicolini worked at Diablo Realty Inc. as a broker associate for 12 years.  Her specialization was focused on residential sales, REO sales and short sales.

Nicolini is an active member of the Contra Costa Association of Realtors (CCAR) Professional Standards Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, Business Plus Professional Group, the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Business Links Group and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Contra Costa County.

Nicolini holds several certifications including Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Specialist (SFR), Graduate Residential Institute Certification (GRI), Equator REO and Short Sales Platinum Certifications and is an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP).

She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California in 1981 and became a Realtor when she obtained her broker’s license in 1993.  Nicolini is fluent in Spanish.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creek is located at 1801 N. California Blvd. Suite 100 and can be reached at 925.935.7100.  Nicolini may be reached directly at 925.216.7720 and via e-mail at