Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Bay Area, announced today that Emma Lea has joined the company as a sales associate in its Pleasanton office.  In her new position, Lea will specialize in residential sales in Pleasanton and the surrounding Tri-Valley communities. 

“Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has been rapidly growing in the Tri-Valley area and we need high caliber agents to help us meet the increasing needs of our clients,” said Will Butler, manager of the company’s Pleasanton office.  “Emma is bright, energetic and works tremendously hard to meet and exceed the expectations of homebuyers and sellers.  We welcome her to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.”

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lea worked at Insphere Insurance Solutions for the past six years as a licensed insurance agent.  She has also owned and operated The Coffee Co. in Pleasanton since 1984.  Her responsibilities included insurance consultation and sales, customer service and business management.

Lea is a proud supporter of the Pleasanton Middle School PFA, Foothill High School AABC, Foothill High School Band Boosters, Pleasanton Foothill Little League and the Tri Valley Rotary.

Lea recently completed an intensive training program through, which emphasized the principles and techniques of real estate.   

Lea earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arizona State University and her master’s degree in counseling from San Francisco State University.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Pleasanton is located at 5980 Stoneridge Drive #122 and can be reached at 925.847.2200.  Lea may be reached directly at 925.922.0671 and via e-mail at