Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in Northern California, announced today that Jason Evans has joined the company as a sales associate in its Orinda office. 

Evans has more than 25 years of experience working with real estate and achieved the majority of his knowledge by purchasing, selling, remodeling, expanding and selecting sites.  Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, his career included assembling distressed real estate properties for redevelopment as mixed-use projects, as well as working with residential and retail properties, open-air centers, office space, department stores, regional malls and industrial locations.  He inherited his passion for homes and real estate sales from his father’s custom home and multi-family development and construction company.

“Jason will be a terrific addition to our sales team,” said Val Cook-Watkins, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Orinda office.  “His outstanding experience, enthusiasm and professional skills will quickly make him a favorite of home buyers and sellers at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.”

Evans has lived in Moraga for the last 12 years and has been actively involved with the Moraga Planning Commission, Moraga Design Review Board, Kiwanis, Moraga Chamber of Commerce, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Association of Watch and Clock Makers, Diablo Valley Corvette Club, Ducks Unlimited and Pittsburg Yacht Club. 

He earned his bachelor’s degree in civil, construction and environmental engineering from Iowa State University.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Orinda is located at 5 Moraga Way and can be reached at 925.253.4600.  Evans may be reached directly at 925.788.3889 and via e-mail at