Meet The Turner DeMarco RE/MAX GOLD Group
Every member of our team is a full-time real estate professional. As sales and marketing experts, we dedicate ourselves to delivering superior service.
Serving Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado Counties, Valerie comes from a background of investment management, and is a degreed marketing and communications specialist. Having spent many years consulting, and training top-level executives, managing multi-family buildings and personnel, and working in the real estate construction field, her knowledge and experience guides her in a multitude of markets.
From assisting her buyers with a first time purchase, VA loans, relocation, and tenant-occupied sales, to luxury branding, new construction, and a unique & edgy approach to resale… Valerie is a true professional at what she does, and can represent you on any and all levels with confidence, integrity, and referral-worthy service.
Before dedicating her passion full-time to the Sacramento Valley, Valerie worked in multi-family management for REIT and new construction multi-million dollar properties throughout Phoenix, Las Vegas, Bellevue, and Sacramento. She is a 2014-2017 Top Achiever, Sacramento & Placer County Masters Club Member, entrepreneur, and her passion for helping people buy, sell, and invest in real estate is inspiring.
- Gail DeMarcoBroker Associate Lic #01933515Buyers • Sellers• Investors • Flips/Repos • Luxury Expertise
Empathy. Experience. Connectedness. Commitment: Gail DeMarco’s clients know that her greatest strengths lead to their windfall during real estate decision-making. A #1 ranked agent in El Dorado County with roots in the Bay Area, Gail is known for her creative solutions to real estate's puzzles.
It’s one thing to be awed by Gail’s marketing and negotiating skills or by her suite of pre-listing services that result in shorter market times and higher sale prices. At least as meaningful is Gail’s deep grasp of what drives real estate success in El Dorado County.
Having begun her luxury real estate career in the Bay Area’s Palo Alto before relocating to El Dorado Hills in 2015, Gail understands, firsthand, the particular factors motivating buyers in El Dorado County.
And when she partnered with Val Turner in 2018, Gail and the entire market quickly realized how the team’s combined expertise puts each of their clients in a position of strength. Through the partnership, the team gained Val’s marketing communications expertise and her knowledge of working with investors.
When people speak with Gail’s clients and meet her industry partners, they are reminded how important it is to work with an experienced, connected agent who thoroughly understands the nuances of the local market.
Gail’s consistently high rankings indicate far more than her production volume. Being the #1 team in El Dorado County, with Gail as #1 ReMax agent in the region, reflects the fact that Gail is consistently embedded in the market. She has developed and earned the respect of industry partners and tradespeople who know that her expertise, efficiency, connections, and service-minded approach translate into results. And she shares her network and knowledge with the clients she represents.
When you start working with Gail, she will be in touch regularly, often answering questions before you think of them. She gives you the reasons for every suggestion she makes and devotes herself to ensuring that everyone always knows where things stand. There are no surprises on timeline or on what to expect in the days and weeks to come.
In addition, each member of The Turner-DeMarco team not only has their clients’ backs, but they support one another in exceeding every client’s needs and expectations. That means that, when working with Gail, you have access not only to her knowledge, expertise and connections, but to the resources and knowledge of her entire team.
It means that, when something comes up, you’ll receive immediate feedback and sound choices about how to address the decision-making process.
And it means that, when you’re ready to move to the next chapter in your story, Gail is ready to listen, learn and exceed your needs.
*Ranked as the #1 RE/MAX Gold agent in Greater Sacramento, Gail DeMarco closed over 100 transactions in 2020 for a total of $85 million in sales.
- Ryan GrobREALTOR DRE #02037539
It comes as no surprise having served in the Marine Corps that his dedication, discipline, and dependability provide an exceptional experience for his clients. With a degree in Business Marketing and a thorough understanding of the dynamic real estate market, buyers and sellers can be confident that they are in great hands.
- Karen DancerREALTOR® #01869258
Karen Dancer’s customer service is second to none. Her dedication to finding the perfect home for each buyer and achieving the absolute best results for each seller, her tireless persistence to seeing the transaction through, and her integrity and negotiation skills are some of the many qualities that allow her to develop and maintain lifelong relationships with her clients. Karen brings her extensive experience working with buyers in the field to help her listing clients understand what buyers are looking for and how they can help get their homes market-ready.
She began her career as vice president of a real estate development company, overseeing their new home sales division, interior design center, and property management division and contributing to the land acquisition and product development teams. She has since worked extensively with sellers, buyers and investors.
- Shane LundyREALTOR® #02111097
Shane Lundy is known for providing the highest level of consulting, care and performance to his clients. With over 7 years of experience of assisting clients with their needs, making sure they get the terms they desire, a passion for finishing the job to the highest standard, and a strong military background means you can rely on Shane to complete the task at hand. Shane ensures client satisfaction is paramount, above all!
- Kristy RedpathREALTOR® #01927796
Kristy’s areas of specialization include residential buying and selling, renovation, design, construction and investment. Before earning her real estate license in 2012, she worked in investment funds and real estate finance and lending. Now an established Marin County agent backed by her reach, resources and reputation, she continues to rack up credentials and has been named top producer in her El Dorado Hills office.
Kristy grew up in Sonoma and graduated from San Francisco State University. She pursued a career in real estate after settling in Marin and later El Dorado Hills. She serves on Silva Valley Elementary’s PTA board and is also a PTA sponsor and parent advisor with the school’s Positive Behavioral Intervention Support initiative.
Kristy is proud of having built a successful business on family values. She loves what she does and where she lives, and her many happy clients appreciate her honesty, dedication and professionalism.
- Steve GonzalezREALTOR® #02023204
Steve brings a young and dynamic approach to the ever changing Real Estate Industry. His competitive edge and passion for a challenge, makes matching clients to listings and servicing the Sacramento/Placer/El Dorado county areas epitome. He prides himself on going beyond the call of duty for his clients by providing exceptional service, thinking outside the box and negotiating for the best outcome in any situation. He has an outgoing personality with a positive and enthusiastic approach to maintaining quality business and personal relationships. Purchasing a property should be an exciting period and Steve strives to make it a pleasant process every step of the way. He is motivated and willing to do whatever it takes to build relationships and guide clients through the process of accomplishing the American dream.
- Laura DanielsListing Coordinator - Realtor Lic #02024109Laura DanielsListing Coordinator - Realtor Lic #02024109
A longtime member of the Gail DeMarco Team, Laura works directly with clients, enhancing the attention to detail we provide for such important transactions. Channeling her background in scientific lab management and her passion for real estate, she manages interactions between clients and the members of the Gail DeMarco Team, coordinating everything from inspections and photography to property showings.
Nicknamed the “Big Kahuna” by Gail herself, team members call Laura the brains of the business. If anyone knows where to find an answer, it’s Laura!
- Julie PedroTransaction CoordinatorJulie PedroTransaction Coordinator
- Nicole SepulvedaMarketing SpecialistNicole SepulvedaMarketing Specialist
The Turner DeMarco Group is excited to welcome Nicole Sepulveda!
Having grown up in Santa Clara and having studied at the Academy of Art in San Francisco before moving to El Dorado Hills, Nicole brings a fresh eye for marketing to the Turner DeMarco Group and clients.
She’s the newest member of the Turner DeMarco team, but Nicole has worked with Gail DeMarco several times since 2001. Now, with Nicole as personal assistant to Gail DeMarco and marketing specialist to the entire Turner DeMarco Group, everyone wins.
Some even say that this already lively bunch never had so much fun prior to Nicole's joining the group. It’s a level of positive energy that reverberates through every interaction between team members and their clients.
A service-oriented pro who delivers a focused and genuine approach to exceeding goals, Nicole is excited to turn her creativity and dedication to residential real estate. She knows the El Dorado County area and its residents well, after leading high-end wedding photography and videography productions across Greater Sacramento for 20 years.
Clients describe Nicole as fun, reliable, professional and flexible, noting that she’s skilled at making people feel at ease. They know they’re in good hands.
- Jim BarnesMarketing Director & Lead PhotographerJim BarnesMarketing Director & Lead Photographer
Jim Barnes has revolutionized real estate marketing and continues to provide creative, cutting-edge strategies that help sellers get their homes sold quickly and for top dollar. While most agents apply a “one size fits all” approach to marketing their listings, Jim implements a marketing plan that ensures that each listing stands out from the competition and achieves maximum exposure to potential home buyers.
Jim Barnes is a licensed REALTOR, Professional Photographer / Videographer / Digital Artist / Webmaster, and is certified by the FAA to fly unmanned aircraft (drones) commercially. Jim has earned the National Association of Realtors e-PRO certification after demonstrating his understanding of how best to use the latest digital technologies to create an online presence and reach today’s hyper-connected consumers.