Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, announced that San Francisco affiliated agents Carol Reen and Janice Lee have been listed amongst the nation’s top producers in the 2016 A-List from the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA).

Reen was ranked 16th among individual agents with sales volume of $39,536,750 last year. Lee was ranked 26th among individual agents with sales volume last year of $30,515,750. The two were the only Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage affiliated agents in Northern California to receive this honor.

“Carol and Janice are two of the very best real estate professionals in the Bay Area, and this latest recognition underscores that fact,” said Mike James, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “Both are seasoned professionals who continue to earn accolades for their negotiating skills, market expertise and outstanding results. We congratulate Carol and Janice on making AREAA’s A-List this year, and are proud that they are affiliated with Coldwell Banker.”

An award-winning agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Market Street office, Reen has been one of the company’s top producing sales associates for many years. Over the years, she has helped clients sell more than $250 million in residential and commercial real estate.

With an MBA degree from the University of San Francisco, Reen worked in corporate finance before entering real estate. Her business background, which includes working with senior executives at Fortune 500 Companies like Oracle Corporation and Logitech, Inc., gives her additional breadth of knowledge in negotiation, finance, strategy and marketing.

Lee is an award-winning agent in Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Sunset office. She is ranked in the top 1 percent of all Coldwell Banker affiliated agents in the Bay Area and the top 3 percent nationwide in sales, completing 170 transactions from 2012 to 2015.

Lee graduated from Mount Holyoke College Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Asian Studies. She transitioned from a successful nonprofit and international business career to real estate to educate buyers and sellers about the home buying and selling process, provide quality representation and to negotiate on behalf of her buyers and sellers.

This is the eighth installment of the AREAA A-List, which is a reflection of the organization’s diverse and talented membership, and recognizes top producers serving Asian American homeowners and communities. The award program is open to all active AREAA members and honors the top 50 agents in each of the two categories: Previous year’s sales volume and transaction sides.


Carol Reen is located at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Market Street office, 2355 Market St. in San Francisco, and can be reached at 415.728.6199or by email at Janice Lee is located at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Sunset office, 1390 Noriega St. in San Francisco and can be reached at 415.832.9151 or by email at