Starboard Commercial Real Estate Agent Frank Vella Elected to 2019 San Mateo Association of Realtors Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 4, 2019)  – Starboard Commercial Real Estate, privately owned and locally-based San Francisco commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce agent Frank Vella’s election to the San Mateo Association of Realtors (SAMCAR) Board of Directors.

Vella ran and was elected to the board for the position of Government Affairs for San Mateo County.  The 2019 SAMCAR President and the Board of Directors were officially sworn in to their term at SAMCAR’s 2019 Installation dinner and ceremony on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Pullman Hotel in Redwood City.

Vella and fellow board members will commit to protecting property rights by working directly with the public and government officials throughout San Mateo county, and the surrounding Bay Area.

“I am eager to have the opportunity to be on the Board of Directors for SAMCAR. One of my focuses will be to foster a more collaborative relationship between residential and commercial brokers throughout the county. These two groups have an enormous amount of knowledge and by working together, we not only can help each other, but more importantly offer better service to our clients,” expressed Frank Vella.

Vella has been a SAMCAR member since 1991 and a broker since 2001. He has been working with Starboard Commercial Real Estate for the last two decades, managing commercial sales and leasing in San Mateo and San Francisco counties. Vella also owns a boutique residential real estate company, SF HomeLife Inc., where he brokers residential sales, leasing, and provides property management.

The 2019 elected Board of Directors include: Eric Berggren (Coldwell Banker S.M.), Olivia Edwards (Coldwell Banker), Jessica Eva (Today Sotheby’s Int’l Realty), Christina Galletti (Bay Area Senior Services), Jeffrey LaMont (Coldwell Banker S.M.), Marla Perego (Coldwell Banker- S.C.580), John Prouty (Berkshire Hathaway HomeService), Judy Taylor (Alain Pinel Realtors – HMB), Dennis Thomas (San Mateo Real Estate, Inc.), Suzan Wallace (Coldwell Banker Fahey Prop.Inc), and David Zigal (David G. Zigal, Realtor).

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About Starboard Commercial Real Estate

Starboard Commercial Real Estate is the largest independently owned commercial real estate company in San Francisco, California. Starboard was established in 1991 with a unique vision of what a commercial real estate firm should be. With a combined total of 55 years representing landlords and tenants, members of the firm are devoted to serving clients with the highest ethics and professionalism. By implementing the latest technology, Starboard combines innovative market techniques with hard work, pursuing every opportunity to meet its clients’ commercial property goals. Our brokers are highly qualified professionals supported by skilled support staff and a full-service in-house graphic and website design team. Our brokers have access to critical information on existing tenants in San Franciscoand more than 1,814 office buildings and over 103 million square feet of office space throughout San Francisco.

In 2000, Starboard became the San Francisco member of TCN Worldwide Real Estate Services, a national affiliation of independent real estate firms located in more than 200 markets with 62 offices in 8 countries, including North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Using national and international real estate expertise, Starboard provides clients with local know-how on a global scale. Hans Hansson, managing principal, previously served on TCN Worldwide’s Board of Directors and served as regional vice president for two years. For more information, visit

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