Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage welcomes veteran Montclair District Realtor Laurel Strand has joined the company as a broker associate in its Oakland-Piedmont office. 

A Montclair area resident for more than 30 years, Laurel has worked in the local real estate market for more than 15 years.  She is a Fine Homes Specialist, license real estate broker and specializes in sales in the Montclair community.  Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, she was with Prudential California Realty for 10 years. 

Outside of real estate, Laurel is active in supporting local Montclair schools and is a member of the board of directors of the Montclair Safety and Improvement Council (MSIC), a non-profit community organization devoted to preserving safety and beauty in Montclair.  She is a former world-class marathon runner and won the 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society East Bay Chapter Woman of the Year Award. 

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Oakland-Piedmont office is located at 6137 La Salle Avenue in Oakland and can be reached at 510.339.4700.  Laurel may be reached directly at 510.339.8301 and via e-mail at