San Francisco, California, United States

Barbara Callan

DRE# 00914371
Barbara Callan - Real Estate Agent at Sotheby's International Realty - San Francisco Brokerage - Marina
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Barbara Callan has sold nearly $3 billion of San Francisco real estate since 1986 and has repeatedly been ranked San Francisco’s #1 Realtor. Without reservation, Barbara is one of the most influential women in the local business community. Barbara, a fourth generation San Franciscan and property owner, has over 31 years as a specialist in the marketing and selling of fine residential properties in all neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. Barbara credits her success to her high level of service and marketplace knowledge. Her primary goal is client satisfaction and service.

She is often featured and quoted in many local and national publications such as the San Francisco Business Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Nob Hill Gazette, 7 x 7 Magazine, San Francisco Daily, The Wall Street Journal, Haute Living Magazine, California Home and Design, Lore Magazine, The Epoch Times, Elle Decor Magazine, Metropolitan Home Magazine and many others. Barbara has written numerous articles on real estate in many of these publications. She has frequently been asked to be a keynote speaker for many real estate related events such as The Luxury Marketing Council, the Women's Council of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Design Center, and other various organizations. She has also been a guest panelist with Tom Durein from Marquis Jet and Kim Roberts from Baccarat. Barbara has worked as a Relocation Specialist with Fortune 500 Companies throughout the globe. Her in-depth knowledge of all San Francisco neighborhoods allows Barbara to fulfill every clients dream. Barbara’s clients include many high-level CEO’s, celebrities, musicians, physicians, scientists, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, politicians, civic leaders, professors, accountants, attorneys, judges, and business owners. Clients have included Warren Buffett, Gordon and Ann Getty, former Giants’ Rich Aurilia, Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the Pelosi family, and Fox News anchor Kimberly Guilfoyle. Whatever the price range, Barbara’s clients always receive her premiere quality service and attention.


In 1986, Barbara began her real estate career with Grubb & Ellis in San Francisco with a strong background in marketing and negotiating skills. Barbara was a Top Producer and #1 Agent for this prestigious company. Barbara then joined McGuire Real Estate in 1993 where she was consistently a Top Producer and the #1 Agent Company-Wide for ten consecutive years.

In 2007, Barbara was recognized by the San Francisco Association of Realtors Ranking Report as San Francisco's #1 Realtor. In 2006, Barbara was ranked San Francisco's #1 Realtor by the Wall Street Journal and Real Trends.

Barbara has consistently ranked among the top .01% of America's 1 million-plus real estate professionals. The top 200 real estate professionals in the USA were announced at a press conference during the National Association of Realtors Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Barbara J. Callan, as an individual agent, was ranked #1 in San Francisco, #8 in the state of California, and #22 in the country. Barbara was again recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Real Trends at a banquet in Orlando, Florida and was again the recipient of this prestigious award, out of 1 million plus realtors in the United States, she was ranked #13 in the state of California and #30 in the country. In 2009, Barbara was Ranked San Francisco's #1 Realtor by The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends

Barbara was named the “Mastermind” as one of San Francisco’s Eight Power Players of San Francisco Real Estate in Haute Living Magazine.

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