Over the past five years, SchoolsRule-Marin has received more than $110,000 in total contributions from local realtors with participation and funds continuing to grow annually. As the needs of our schools increase each year, SchoolsRule is extremely grateful for the ongoing support from Marin’s realtor community and to the following Sponsor Level Realtor Partners, whose collective generosity and investment in public education helps ensure all of Marin’s students have access to the very best educational programs and the same opportunities for success, regardless of ZIP code:
Marin Home Team
Mary Thomson, Sarah Wagner Rayburn, Diane Wagner, Tara Patton
With more than 50 years of collective experience, we are a dynamic, collaborative team ranking in the top 1 percent of Marin realtors for over a decade. We provide honest, relevant and valuable advice to our clients and are dedicated to delivering unparalleled results. As proud residents of Marin County, we believe in building communities near and far and have been longtime supporters of SchoolsRule, Compass Cares, Home for a Home, Kiddo!, SF–Marin Food Bank, Mill Valley Public Library, buildON, Tam High Foundation and Realtors for the Redwoods.
Boulevard Marin is the only women-owned brokerage certified as a California Green Business. Founded by fourth-generation Marin native, Bitsa Freeman, Boulevard is committed to providing clients with high-touch, white-glove service and has been honored four years in a row with a Best of Marin IJ Choice Award by her clients. As a former trustee of the Kentfield School District, Bitsa recognizes that excellent public schools are the engine of healthy, thriving communities and understands how important it is to support SchoolsRule-Marin. Bitsa and her team, Pam Kosinski, Jaime Dillon and Craig Dow, are all seasoned veterans of the Marin County school system. Collectively, they’ve had 12 kids attend Marin schools and between the 4 of them they’ve dedicated thousands of volunteer hours
Coldwell Banker : Global Luxury
Joshua is a reputable, in-demand agent, catering to Southern Marin, working with people from all demographics and across all price ranges. As a top-selling agent in Mill Valley with 13-plus years of real estate experience, Joshua has not only developed an in-depth understanding of the market, but an unerring eye for the enhancements that make a home sell quickly and at the highest price. Joshua’s clients consider him to be a dedicated, empathetic and honest agent. And as a passionate fan of Marin, he is proud to support SchoolsRule and other organizations that will help the community thrive for years to come.
Dipsea Realty is the newly formed boutique real estate brokerage founded by two pairs of sisters and the mother of one pair. We are the sister company to Seadrift Realty, which has served the Marin community of Stinson Beach since 1973, and our new venture takes us over the Dipsea Trail to our own backyards in the greater community of Marin to help families find their dream living. We look forward to continuing our 48 years of expertise in Stinson Beach as well as “over the hill”. Dipsea Realty was born out of the love of family and life in Marin and as mothers of children all either currently enrolled or past graduates of Marin County schools, we are proud supporters of SchoolsRule and everything this organization works to accomplish!
Making Marin Home
Kathleen Clifford and Jan Hiti
DRE# 01321467 | DRE# 02082740
Throughout Kathleen’s 22 years in real estate, she has always been in the top 1% for productivity. Fundamental to her success are her attention, sincere commitment to her clients, and her tenacity in negotiating the best deals. Kathleen’s active community involvement has afforded her an extensive network, a critical component of a successful real estate agent.
Jan’s commitment to clients, dedication to every detail of the transaction, and demonstrated success as an agent have proven her to be a crucial and valuable asset. Jan has teamed up with Kathleen Clifford, and together, they make a great team with many happy clients.
McCarthy + Moe Group
Liz McCarthy, Shenna Moe
The McCarthy + Moe Group is happy to support our Marin County public schools and the SchoolsRule organization. We agree that all Marin students should have the same opportunities and deserve access to high-quality programs for success. As a team of working moms, we love the fact that this fantastic non-profit helps ALL of the schools in Marin County. Through tireless dedication, the McCarthy + Moe Group have gained the trust of thousands of buyers and sellers all over Marin and expanded as a powerful force of working Realtor moms. We are happy to support SchoolsRule and other organizations that will help our gem of a community thrive for years to come.
Katie Beacock, Owner
Katie Beacock has been an owner of Seadrift Realty in Stinson Beach since 1974, when she and her husband established the company. Vacation rentals and sales have been the focus, and now daughters Betsy Wood and Ashley Bird are taking the lead with the younger clientele. Past president of Marin Realtors and a longtime director of California Association of Realtors, Katie is also a past president of Zero Breast Cancer, finance chair of Point Blue and a longtime member of Hospice by the Bay’s board of directors. A native of Mill Valley, she says, “schools have always been a priority for me as they were for my mother before me! SchoolsRule is a champion for all children.
Bill Smith and Ann Aylwin
DRE# 01960821 |DRE# 01229913
Bill and Ann have been top producers in Marin real estate for decades, and credit their success to their deep area knowledge and special love for their community.
Bill has served as mayor of Belvedere, commodore of the San Francisco Yacht Club, and in leadership positions on the boards of the Belvedere Tiburon Library Agency, 10,000 Degrees, and the Belvedere Community Foundation. Ann has served in leadership positions at the Belvedere Tiburon Library Agency and Foundation, the Belvedere Community Foundation, the Foundation for Reed Schools, and the Belvedere Hawthorne Nursery School.
The Smith + Aylwin team is proud to support SchoolsRule!