Patte Gilbert is one of our community's premiere real estate agents. She has been an agent for over 20 years and has represented over 3,000 clients. She has received countless industry awards and has been a Top Producer, nationwide, for Sotheby's International Real Estate.She is an Estate Agent, Director of Education and Resources and has participated in a global panel for all of Sotheby's franchises. Her representation of Sellers and Buyers spans a wide range of clientele that include first time home buyers, out-of-state relocations, entertainment industry executives and celebrities.Patte is known for her strong sense of integrity, attention to detail and skilled negotiating. Most of her clients will acknowledge that some of her key phrases are, "You aren't going to buy something that I wouldn't live in" and "There are no problems, just solutions". These very characteristics are many of the reasons that her business is almost exclusively generated by past clients and referrals...a true testimonial to her successful real estate career.Most importantly, Patte has stepped in and embraced the new technological and social media venues of doing real estate via the Internet. She also creates access to Internet applications that allow her Buyers and Sellers to view properties at their leisure.Patte values her real estate successes but her personal success comes from helping others. Known in the community as being an advocate of education, she strongly supports the fundraising efforts of the local schools.When not 'cheering on the teams', she also contributes her time and charitable donations to Haven Hills, Pacific Boys Lodge, local Animal Shelters and Breast Cancer Awareness. Locally born and raised, Patte attended Taft High School and after graduating received her Bachelor's Degree and Teaching Credential from the University of British Columbia. After teaching High School for five years, she returned to Los Angeles and worked in pre-production for CBS Movies for Television.Realizing that clients have so many choices in selecting an agent to work with, people continue to choose Patte not just because of her ongoing success and respect in the community, but because she always looks out after her client's best interest whether or not they're a new client or have bought and sold homes with her....year after year.