Erika fell in love with Sonoma County over 30 years ago when she and her family moved to Sonoma from San Francisco. It was a big step considering Erika grew up in New York City and knew very little about country life. Erika quickly realized how lucky she was to live in such a beautiful environment, and still thinks it is one of the best places in the world to live. As an experienced Real Estate professional with 22 years of experience, Erika understands the local market and maintains strong connections within the industry, keeping a close eye on inventory and market trends. A caring attitude and ability to listen her client's needs has given Erika the eye for detail and the success oriented attitude needed to navigate today's complex and competitive real estate market. Erika maintains affiliations with the National Association of Realtors as well as the California Association of Realtors, and North Bay Association of Realtors. She is also a proud member of the Healdsburg chapter of the American Association of University Women, whose mission it is to provide aspiring girls with scholarships. Erika has "Eco-Green" certification having completed a comprehensive course in many aspects of sustainability and conservation, and is knowledgeable in the development of country property in all phases of development as well as residential homes. Erika speaks Russian fluently, and gets by well in Spanish. English is my primary language!Erika maintains affiliations with the National Association of Realtors as well as the California and Northern California Board of Realtors. Erika is Eco-Green certified and extremely knowledgeable in the development of country property in all phases as well as residential homes.Originally from New York City, Erika is a country girl at heart. After visiting Sonoma County, Erika fell in love with the area and moved to San Francisco after college. She loves to spend time outdoors, whether it's hiking or gardening. She loves to paint, speaks Russian fluently, and gets by well in Spanish.