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Senior Agent

Denise has been in the real estate business for over thirty years and is widely regarded as a top agent in the Bay Area.  Throughout her career, Denise has represented countless buyers and sellers and has transacted hundreds of millions of dollars of luxury estates, move-ups, and starter homes.  Denise has found success by constantly leveraging her extensive network, excellent negotiating skills and wide reaching marketing plan in order to ensure the highest reward for her clients.  
Denise has been in the Chairman's Club Top 1% for the last three years, has been named the Top Menlo Park Agent in sales, listing and volume, and is a Top 100 Bay Area Agent.  Denise is a graduate of UC Colorado and resides in Atherton with her husband, Ray.  In her free time, Denise enjoys fly fishing in both mountain streams and tropical oceans.

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Grant began his real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked as a financial analyst for a team of renowned institutional investment sales brokers, underwriting investment deals consisting of several Class A office buildings in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.  During this role, Grant was deeply involved in designing the structure of sound investment deals.  Since leaving commercial real estate, Grant has focused his attention on the residential field and has been active working with both investors and buyer and sellers in both San Francisco and the Peninsula.  Grant graduated from Brown University in 2014 where he was on the varsity water polo team and was a member of the Brown Sailing Team.  In his free time, he enjoys surfing and sailing in the bay on a wooden sailboat he spent a year restoring.

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Julia Pielock


Julia joined Villeneuve Properties after being Head of Real Estate at Zeus Living where she built the Real Estate strategy ground up from 2016-2020 resulting in 3x growth year over year as well as built and scaled a Real Estate team across six major cities in the U.S.  Prior to her professional life, she graduated from Deerfield Academy and Cum Laude from Connecticut College where she was an NCAA All American swimmer. She enjoys the bounty that California offers and spends her free time trying new recipes with seasonal produce, yoga, the coast and reading. Her unique real estate experience, negotiation skills and human interconnectedness makes her an agent you will be excited to work with.