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About Patty Lin

Patty Lin

General Manager

 

Patty was born in Hong Kong and moved with her family to the United States at a very early age.  Originally residing in San Francisco’s Sunset district, her family later moved to Walnut Creek where Patty attended Carondelet High School.  She then studied at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she earned a degree in Industrial Technology & Engineering.  From there she spent the next 25 years smashing sales quotas and records in the technology industry at IBM, Hewlett Packard and numerous startups.

All the while, real estate remained a passion that simmered beneath the surface.  She became a licensed California real estate agent in 1990 and began acquiring income properties in her free time.  “The tangible nature of real estate always attracted me.  It was something you could touch and fix up and actively improve with your effort”, recounts Patty.  “Other investments like stocks just don’t have that unique quality.”

As the General Manager at Via, Patty routinely calls upon her many years of experience in marketing, sales and negotiation, as well as her first hand experience as an income property owner having personally owned and managed her rental homes.  She currently lives in Danville, California with her spouse.

Education and recognition...

  • Licensed real estate agent (California BRE Lic 01067176), 1990
  • Graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial Technology & Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, 1985
  • Graduated from Carondelet High School in Concord, California, 1980
  • Four time Hewlett Packard Achievers Club member (top 10% of sales reps), 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
  • Two time IBM 100% Club member (top sales reps), 1989, 1990
  • Four time IBM Branch Manager Award recipient (for leadership contribution), 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
  • Former Pledge Director and Vice President of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

When Patty is not working, you’ll likely find her…

  • Golfing
  • Biking (spinning at the gym, to be more precise)
  • Walking the local trails with her dogs Duffy, Tanner and Macy
  • Skiing
  • Wakeboarding (regretfully semi-retired due to an eye injury)
  • Savoring delectable Bay Area cuisine, preferably outdoors on a patio
  • Working out at the gym
  • Attending SF Giant’s games at the fabulous AT&T Park

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Patty can be reached...

  • Where to Find Us

    1701 N. California Blvd #64, Walnut Creek CA 94596 Appointment Only

    925.326.7000

    925.825.1112

    info@via-pm.com

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  • Maintenance Hotline

    925.239.1706
  • Business Hours

    Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    Sat-Sun: By Appointment

  • Our Mission

    To help great people realize the joy of leasing a home they love while providing the most phenomenal service experience ever.