SANTA ROSA, Calif. – October 16, 2014 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the Bay Area’s leading real estate services company, announced today that it has named veteran North Bay REALTOR® Tom Kemper manager of the company’s Santa Rosa – Bicentennial Way office.

In his new position, Kemper will oversee a sales team of more than 90 real estate professionals serving the North Bay region. The Bicentennial office is one of two Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices in Santa Rosa.

“Tom will be a great addition to our management team and a tremendous asset to our agents and clients in Santa Rosa,” said Mike James, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “He has strong experience as both an agent and as a manager. I know the office will see great success under his leadership.”

Kemper joined Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as an agent in 2013, bringing with him more than a decade of real estate experience, including branch management experience. Before that he worked as both a naval and a commercial airline pilot.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to manage one of the top North Bay real estate offices,” Kemper said. “We’re starting with a really strong foundation of outstanding agents and terrific customer service. I’m looking forward to building on that foundation and helping agents grow their business and achieve their career goals.”
Born and raised in Sonoma County, Kemper graduated from Piner High School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Economics from California State University at Sacramento. He joined the Navy as an officer and received flight training in Pensacola, Florida. He spent 10 year in the Navy as a pilot. After being honorably discharged, he began flying commercially for Southwest Airlines and then United Airlines.

After leaving the commercial aviation field, Kemper began his real estate career in 2001 and quickly earned the respect of his peers as an honest individual with unbending integrity and character. His 12 years in the industry included six years of
real estate management.

In his spare time Kemper is a member of the American Legion Post in Healdsburg and likes to volunteer to support veterans and their families. He also is an avid baseball player and was a member of the 2014 Redwood Empire Baseball League Champion Orioles.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Santa Rosa – Bicentennial office is located at 600 Bicentennial Way Ste 100. It can be reached by calling 707.527.8567. Tom Kemper may be reach directly at

About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is the largest residential real estate brokerage in Northern California and serves the markets from Monterey to Tahoe and nearly every market in between. The company has 57 office locations and more than 3,900 affiliated sales associates throughout Northern California. Last year the company handled 13.5% of all dollar volume sold in Northern California, more than double its nearest competitor. Through its internationally renowned Coldwell Banker Previews® program, Coldwell Banker leads the luxury home market in Northern California, representing more than 22% of all dollar volume sold of properties over $1 million. A subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), NRT operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices. For more information please visit or call 925.771.5285. CalBRE #01908304.