Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Bay Area, announced today that Lisa Hoctor has joined the company as a sales associate in its Walnut Creek office.  In her new position, Hoctor will specialize in residential sales throughout Contra Costa and Alameda Counties.

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Hoctor worked for 10 years with Prudential California Realty in Lafayette.  She has been a top producing agent throughout her career, has earned numerous awards, and specializes in relocation services, short sales and first time homebuyers and sellers.

“We are thrilled to have Lisa join our office,” said Norine Neyhouse, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creek.  “She brings an exceptional amount of experience to our team, and her thorough knowledge of the East Bay market is key to helping her clients achieve their real estate goals.”

Hoctor is a member of the Contra Costa Association of Realtors (CCAR) and is currently on the board of directors and served on the grievance committee for the past two years.  As a relocation specialist, she has worked with large corporations like Clorox and Abbott Laboratories, moving employees to and from the Bay Area.

Hoctor and her husband, Steve, have two daughters, Marlene, who is married with two children, and Melissa, who is a corpsman serving in the Navy.  Melissa’s husband, Tony Lino, is a marine who was awarded two purple hearts while serving in Iraq.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creek is located at 1801 N. California Blvd. Suite 100 and can be reached at 925.935.7100.  Hoctor may be reached directly at 925.698.5752 and via e-mail at