Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in Northern California, announced today that top-producing Realtor Gina Borges-Valdez has joined the company as a sales associate in its Sacramento Metro office.  In her new position, Borges-Valdez will continue specializing in traditional and short sale transactions in East Sacramento, Land Park and the surrounding areas.

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Borges-Valdez was with Lyon Real Estate for nearly eight years.   As a senior executive associate, she was honored amongst the company’s top 10 percent of agents. 

She is a Certified Short Sale Agent and has closed $20 million in short sale transactions over the past four years.  She has also earned the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designations, and has been a member of the Sacramento Association of Realtors Masters Club for the past four years.

“Gina is a terrific real estate agent and I’m thrilled she has joined our sales team,” said Michael Lippi, manager of the company’s Sacramento Metro office.  “She is a seasoned veteran who really understands the needs of a home buyer or seller.  She has a proven system to build value for his clients, and they have come to trust her knowledge and judgment.  Gina will be an asset to Coldwell Banker.”

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Sacramento is located at 730 Alhambra Blvd and can be reached at 916.447.5900.  Borges-Valdez may be reached directly at 916-505-4242, via email at, or through her website at