MEET THE TEAM

Birnbaum Realty

Rachel Birnbaum

Rachel Birnbaum

Owner / Broker | 707.334.1220  rachel@birnbaumrealty.com

License # 01257775

Rachel Birnbaum is a Real Estate Broker and has been in the Real Estate business since 1996. She specializes in residential Real Estate in Solano and Contra Costa Counties. Born and raised in Walnut Creek, and a resident of Benicia for 30 years, Rachel’s knowledge of the area and consistent work ethic has resulted in loyal and dedicated clients that continue to refer her services to friends and family. Rachel started Birnbaum Realty in 2004 and has built a reputation of integrity and kindness, earning her respect and trust within the community. A true believer in the spirit of giving to others and a strong ability to listen to the needs of her clients, Rachel has remained ranked one of the top Solano County Agents. In addition to being a mother of three, Rachel finds joy in contributing to local events and community activities. She contributes to the success of others by dedicating the space at her office for local artists to share their work, and, running her self-owned sober living faciity, Stepping Stones. Rachel is energetic, committed and compassionate in all of her endeavors. Her approach with her clients is focused, offering a comfortable, easy-going flow when it comes to buying and selling a home. Rachel’s ability to meet the unique and varying needs of her clientele is more than a goal, it’s her passion. 


Rachel Birnbaum has been ranked as the number one agent in Benicia and consistently remains listed among the top producing agents in Solano County.  

Birnbaum Realty prides itself in staying true to our philosophy that quality business can be achieved through integrity and by providing exceptional service. 


Elizabeth Denton

REALTOR®

Elizabeth@birnbaumrealty.com | 707.688.3855 | License # 02038917

Elizabeth Denton fuses her training as a Certified Classical Feng Shui Consultant in the art of balancing the positive “chi” within an environment and its natural elements with her refined appreciation of Luxury homes and living spaces. Elizabeth found her passion for real estate through the love of photography and use of cutting edge technology creating virtual tours for luxury estates and living in old town Napa Valley as a young adult, both of which led to Elizabeth getting her real estate license. Since then, Elizabeth moved to Benicia and has expanded her knowledge of the Benicia lifestyle along with 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in providing top of the line, luxury service to her clients in the Napa Valley. Not only does Elizabeth bring her passion, strong work ethic and creative vision to dream a life bigger than ever imagined for her clients; Elizabeth is perceptive in listening to her client’s needs and has an innate ability to see the potential in a living space in order to find the precise property to fit her clients’ needs. Whether it is owning and enjoying a little piece of downtown Benicia and the enchanted sunsets on the bay or the fertile valley views of a vineyard estate, Elizabeth will find the perfect property for her buyer. When Elizabeth isn’t working hard for her clients to find the perfect home she can be found enjoying her tranquil Benicia home with her husband, Kevin, their cat Chloe and dog Kodi or exploring the world and discovering other delightful dwellings through her travel photography. Her decision to join Birnbaum Realty is to be part of an innovative team that carries the same standards and integrity and is known for luxury real estate.


Zoe Winter

Zoë Winter

Marketing Manager | zWBRANDING.COM zoe@birnbaumrealty.coM | 925.212.0886

Zoë studied theater and film at Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. After finishing school she worked closely with Marla Dell Talent Agency and NYLO Agency in front and behind the camera. Zoë has worked with companies such as Audi, Hightail, AAA, Honda, Toyota, and more. With passion for capturing a story and growing up learning about the Real Estate market, Zoë began helping agents with their marketing and property material. Zoë has worked as a graphic designer and operations manager for Coldwell Banker in Pacific Palisades and the number one team at the Coldwell Banker office in Pacific Heights, San Francisco. 

"At the end of the day, it doesn't matter what project I am working on, whether it's a documentary, building a business, doing design & marketing, if I am able to contribute creatively and bring value by capturing the essence of something in the best of light, I am utterly satisfied." - Zoë Winter


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Kelly Bleamel

REALTOR®

kelly@birnbaumrealty.com | 707.330.2459 License # 02004826

Kelly is a licensed Realtor and has been with Birnbaum Realty for over 6 years. After working as Rachel’s assistant she is now a full time real estate agent in the community. With her professionalism and eye for detail Kelly is an incredible asset for the team.


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Ron Bruno

Contractor / Owner of Bruno Construction

cptnron317@yahoo.com | 925.584.5368 | License # 607501

Ron was born in Berkeley and grew up in Moraga. He joined the Carpenters Apprenticeship program when he was 20, while working for California Construction. When Ron graduated to a journeyman, he took a job with Woodberry Development and they built many homes in Blackhawk, located in Danville. This was Ron’s greatest training. He became a Foreman for the Company and then Ron chose to get his Contractors License in 1991. In 1992, Ron started Bruno Construction. Bruno Construction prides themselves in quality craftsmanship and building people’s dreams. Ron now lives in Benicia with his wife, Rachel Birnbaum.


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Hayley McClendon

Transaction Coordinator-Glide 

hayley@birnbaumrealty.com  

With over 15 years of experience as a Transaction Coordinator, Hayley brings a wealth of knowledge regarding the real estate transaction process and forms compliance.  When she isn’t behind a computer, keeping our files in tip top shape, Hayley enjoys hiking, traveling, exploring the Bay Area food scene and spending time with her husband and 4 ½ year old son.


Arlo Zoerner

Arlo Zoerner

Senior Loan Office | NMLS ID# 293974 CA

arlo@teamzoerner.com | (925) 289-9770  

Arlo Zoerner is our preferred lending partner with 16 years of experience in the mortgage business, and has been a top producing loan agent dating back to 2002. Arlo’s philosophy is to treat every client equally, and to offer the same high-level service to all clients regardless of the transaction size. His goal is to create a long-lasting relationship with each family and customer he has the opportunity to help. Arlo will keep you informed of real estate and financing trends on a regular basis and will always be a phone call away to answer any questions and offer his services to you, your loved ones, friends and associates. You will enjoy knowing him as a professional as well as a friend. As your professional lending source, Arlo has at his disposal the latest in marketing, technology and training to ensure he can meet the needs of all of his clients and referral sources in the community. He specializes in FHA, VA, Jumbo, and Conventional mortgages. When Arlo is not hard at work in his business you will find him enjoying the outdoors, classic cars, professional sports and cooking as a few of his hobbies.

 


“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.”

- Steve Jobs