Steve Ussery Joins Terra Firma Global Partners in Marin County

Marin County, CA, May 18, 2018 – Terra Firma Global Partners co-founders Bill Facendiniand Heidi Rickerd-Rizzo announced today that 3rd generation Marin Realtor Steve Ussery has joined the company in its Marin office and will put his 38 years of local real estate industry experience to work immediately for the firm and his clients.

Steve was recently awarded with the highest number of closed transactions for an individual agent in Marin County with his past company. He sells “The Golden side of the Golden Gate,” Sausalito through the wine country. He has received many referrals based on his ability to stay focused on his client’s goals, as well as deep familiarity with many of Marin’s neighborhoods. He is a past resident of Corte Madera, Larkspur and Marinwood, and currently resides in Novato with his wife Betsy, a Systems Analyst at the Novato Unified School District.

Steve originally started his career in Marin with title insurance companies and worked with several of them before switching to residential real estate sales and services. He is a member of CAR, NAR, MAR, and is a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE). He’s also an avid music fan who collects and sells rock and roll memorabilia.

Steve believes in the importance of volunteering. He served as a Director on the Marin County Board of Realtors, as a co-chair for the Novato Unified School District Parcel Tax Oversight committee, and the NHS Sports Boosters Board. In addition to these positions, he was named Positive Coach of the Year twice in the Novato Girls Softball league. He has also coordinated donation deliveries for Respecting Our Elders.

About Terra Firma Global Partners
A Real Estate Company for Life
Terra Firma Global Partners ( is a locally owned and operated boutique real estate company with offices in Napa, Sonoma and Marin Counties. Founded in 2010 by real estate veterans Bill Facendini and Heidi Rickerd-Rizzo, the company’s vision is to provide clients with a personal experience that keeps them a client for life, giving them the trust and confidence to refer friends and family to Terra Firma for all of their real estate needs. The firm has been voted one of the best places to work in the North Bay for three consecutive years and company co-founder Heidi Rickerd-Rizzo was recognized in 2016 as one of the North Bay’s top women business leaders by the North Bay Business Journal.

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