Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Bay Area, announced today that Maria Artle has joined the company as a sales associate in its Berkeley office.

A licensed agent for seven years, Artle was previously with Prudential California Realty, and then with Re/Max Gold in Benicia.  In her new position, Artle will specialize in residential sales in Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano and Sonoma Counties.

“I’m excited to welcome Maria to our team,” said Marcia Schwartz, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Berkeley.  “She prides herself on providing impeccable service and support to her clients, and her professionalism and expertise is evident in every transaction.  I’m happy to welcome Maria to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.”

Originally from Sweden and fluent in Swedish, Artle grew up in Berkeley.  She is a graduate of Berkeley High School, attended the extension program of University of California, Berkeley and then studied abroad.  Outside of real estate, Artle is a strong supporter of the Humane Society.  She fosters and rehabilitates abused animals and helps them find new, loving homes.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Berkeley office is located at 1495 Shattuck Avenue and can be reached at 510.486.1495.  Artle may be reached directly at 510.390.4330 or