Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the East Bay, announced today that Elena Mendelson has joined the company as a broker associate in its Walnut Creek office.  In her new position, Mendelson will specialize in residential sales throughout the East Bay. 

“Elena will be a great addition to our sales team, and I couldn’t be more excited to have her join us,” said Norine Neyhouse, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Walnut Creek office.  “She is bright, energetic and works tremendously hard to meet and exceed the expectations of homebuyers and sellers. We welcome her to our team.”

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Mendelson served as a partner in an international equipment leasing company.  She was also a project manager with Fidelity Information Services for five years where she was responsible for market research, financial analysis, contract negotiation and business development.

Mendelson completed an intensive training program through the California School of Real Estate which emphasized the principles and techniques of real estate.  As an active member of the Russian community, she helps to promote real estate knowledge and education with her peers.

Mendelson earned her bachelor’s degree from Moscow State Linguistic University in Russia and her Masters of Business Administration degree from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Walnut Creekis located at 1801 N. California Blvd.and can be reached at 925.935.7100.  Mendelson may be reached directly at 925.639.6574 and via e-mail at