Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the Bay Area’s leading real estate services company, announced today that Ryan Parker has joined the company as a sales associate in its Berkeley office. 

In his new position, Parker will specialize in residential sales throughout the East Bay with a special focus on Berkeley, Oakland and the Oakland hills.

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Parker worked eight years with Ralph Lauren in sales, management and new store development in cities in the U.S., including Chicago, Palm Beach, Florida and La Jolla, California. He served as assistant general manager for Rugby Ralph Lauren and sales associate for Polo Ralph Lauren, responsible for recruiting and hiring sales associates and support staff, training, and working with corporate partners on new initiatives.

“Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has been growing rapidly in the East Bay, and we continue to be home to high caliber agents, who help us meet the standards of our clients,” said Marcia Schwartz, manager of the company’s Berkeley office. “Ryan brings his background in outstanding customer service and awareness of personal style, along with all the skills needed to exceed the expectations of Bay Area homebuyers and sellers.”

Parker holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has also completed Coldwell Banker’s renowned residential real estate training program.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Berkeley is located at 1495 Shattuck Avenue and can be reached at 510.486.1495.  Parker may be reached directly at 510.387.4645 and via e-mail at