Ron Parks, San Francisco & Marin County Real Estate Broker

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Ron Parks, San Francisco and Marin Real estate agent


Ron Parks is a well-known and notable San Francisco and Marin County real estate broker, respected throughout the community for his experience and expertise. As a Certified Public Accountant, Ron began work as a consultant and accountant at Ernst & Young in the San Francisco office and the Western Region Consulting Practice. He later acted as the Chief Financial Officer for multiple technology start-ups in Silicon Valley.

Currently, Ron is a member of the Top Agent Network. He also belongs to the Marin Platinum Group, a networking organization composed of the top-producing agents which markets and shares new properties prior to their distribution on the Multiple Listing Service.

Ron has also expanded his business into Palm Spings, California. Learn about RonParksTeam in Palm Springs.


Ron wants his clients to be empowered with qualitative and quantitative market information in order to make the most informed buying and selling decisions. Drawing on his experience as a management consultant at Ernst & Young, Ron helps his clients navigate the market by becoming their trusted advisor. His clients' interests and wellbeing are paramount to his practice principles and his ability to turn complicated scenarios into defined processes has proven extremely successful. In addition, Ron prepares the respected monthly San Francisco and Marin Reports, which detail current and historical trends and market conditions.

Ron's overarching objective for first-time homebuyers, sellers, developers, or investors is to add value. This can mean adding value from a price perspective; it can also involve intangible factors such as market positioning, renovations before sale, or identifying a forward trend. Being conscious of where the value lies for the client is essential to his planning and process.


Ron spent 5 years as a top-producing agent with Pacific Union in Marin and after some time, established Vision Real Estate. With his expertise and vast connections, Ron built up a team of experienced agents who grew the company to $175 million in sales, prior to being acquired by a large brokerage company. Ron took the opportunity to join Decker Bullock Sotheby's in Marin and then Sotheby's International Realty in San Francisco in order to better serve his client base.

Since joining the real estate profession in 2003, Ron has earned an esteemed reputation throughout the industry. In his initial year as an agent, Ron was elected "Rookie of the Year" for having the highest sales volume out of 42,000 agents. In the following years, Ron has consistently placed in the top 1% of sales. He has also been published many times in the Marin Independent Journal and San Francisco Chronicle, and has contributed to media discussions about the Bay Area real estate market for radio and television programs.

Community Involvement

Ron has served the local community in many capacities. He is an advisor and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Marin Association of Realtors. He was also a past Board Member of the Bay Area Real Estate Information Service (BAREIS MLS). As well, he is a current member of the Glide Economic Development Committee and the Jewish Family and Children Services in San Francisco. Ron believes in giving back to the community and fostering its future growth.

Personal Interests

Ron spends some of his free time playing classical piano and developing unique and exciting marketing strategies for his real estate listings, staying on the leading edge of industry practices. Ron is also an avid swimmer and has competed in numerous triathlon events. He travels extensively when he can but also enjoys the wonders of the San Francisco Bay Area and all that it has to offer.

If you're ready to start house hunting, you can search real estate listings now. For the latest buying expertise from Ron Parks, refer to our Buyer's Guide for helpful tools and buying advice. To find out more about working with Ron Parks on your real estate sale or purchase, please contact us.