Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Sacramento-Tahoe region, announced today that Denise Calkin has joined the company as sales associate in its Sacramento-Sierra Oaks office.  In her new position, Calkin will specialize in residential sales in the greater Sacramento area and Placer County.

A six year veteran of real estate, prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Calkin had been with Lyon Real Estate for the past two years.  She is a Continuing Member of the Sacramento Association of Realtors’ Master Club, has earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation and has experience with bank owned and short sale transactions, a growing trend in the Sacramento region.

“I am pleased to welcome Denise to our office,” said Jim Day, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Sacramento Sierra Oaks office.  “She is an outstanding and talented real estate professional who has received tremendous feedback from home buyers and sellers over the years and I know she’ll be a favorite with our Coldwell Banker clients as well.”

Calkin participates in many community events, collaborating with her vast social network to sponsor and host fundraisers for a variety of charitable organizations.  Outside of the office, she enjoys reading, tennis, and spending time with her husband and five grown children.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Sacramento Sierra Oaks office is located at 440 Drake Circle and can be reached at 916.972.0212.  Calkin may be reached directly at 916.803.3363 or via e-mail at