Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, announced that award-winning veteran REALTOR Mike Schwartz has been named manager of the company’s Berkeley office.

In his new role, Schwartz will oversee nearly 50 affiliated sales associates in the Berkeley office serving the city of Berkeley, Oakland and the greater East Bay area.

“Mike has been a highly regarded REALTOR® for years, one who is known for his professionalism, industry knowledge and commitment to customer service,” said Mike James, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “He will make a great manager and I look forward to the impact he’ll have in leading our sales team in Berkeley.”

“I’m ecstatic to be selected as the branch manager of the Berkeley office and look forward to working with the talented affiliated agents in our branch,” Schwartz said. “My goal is to support the agents in any way I can to help them build their business and achieve great success in the years to come.”

Schwartz is a native New Yorker and a graduate of UCLA. He began his real estate career at the age of 25 in Coldwell Banker’s Santa Monica office and has been a consistent top producer for more than a decade. He has been a recipient of both the International President’s Circle and President’s Elite award on multiple occasions.

Throughout his time in the business, Schwartz has helped buyers and sellers with more than 150 sales transactions surpassing $100 million dollars in total sales volume.

Schwartz and his wife Joanna relocated to Berkeley in early 2015 along with their two sons. They are enthusiastic supporters of all the wonderful attributes of the East Bay, ranging from the local public schools to the parks, transportation, community events, and more.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Berkeley office is located at 1495 Shattuck Ave. and can be reached at (510) 486-1495. Manager Mike Schwartz may be reached directly at