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Corcoran Global Living is the largest independent brokerage in San Francisco. As the former Director of Localization Strategies for Fortune 500 company, I understand the value of possessing deep knowledge of a market area, reinvesting in community, and building meaningful connections . It's important to me to invest where I live and many of my clients agree.

I have lived in Pittsburgh, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Detroit, Milwaukee, Angers France, Los Angeles, Seattle, New York City and finally home to San Francisco. I'm not a native, but I raised my family here. I am simultaneously amused by, and fiercely loyal to, many San Francisco traditions and eccentricities. I'm always happy when I can share our storied history with my clients.


I'm a local expert and I'm proud to show off my beautiful city. I raised my family in San Francisco and then detoured to New York City for four years before coming home to The City by the Bay. 

My strengths are relationship building, strategy, and negotiation. I am a fierce advocate for my clients. My successful career as a retail executive uniquely equips me to help you in your search or to market your home. I am skilled in discovery, analysis, strategy, negotiation, and management. I have planned and executed building projects in residential and commercial spaces. I am knowledgeable and able to speak confidently and intelligently to the trades. Ellen has lived and traveled extensively in Europe and has done business in Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, and Australia.

Ellen has earned the trust and respect of discerning buyers, sellers and colleagues alike, and is highly regarded for her business acumen, work ethic and approachable personality. She shows a singular dedication to representing clients ranging from first-time home buyers to luxury buyers. Her portfolio of properties sold is equally as diverse and includes small cottages to sprawling estates.

Ellen's global experience and community involvement includes humanitarian and business endeavors as well. She directed fundraising for the Romanian Orphanage Fund, and is currently active with Richmond SOS, an organization dedicated to lifting humans out of homelessness. With a BA in Journalism/Advertising she continues a long established habit of following of news and current events. 

Recently Sold Properties

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Represented: Buyer $2,200,000

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Represented: Seller $675,000

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Represented: Buyer $445,000

Represented: Buyer $750,001

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Represented: Buyer $440,000

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Represented: Buyer $440,000

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Represented: Seller $2,203,000

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Represented: Seller $575,000

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Represented: Buyer $440,000

Represented: Buyer $645,000

Represented: Buyer $750,000