Dean Badessa has been a resident of San Francisco for more than 20 years, living previously in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn and Georgetown, Washington D.C. A dynamic and dedicated force in the real estate industry, Dean relies on his well-honed urban sensibility to navigate clients through the intricate nuances of the San Francisco Bay Area real estate markets. Always focused on his clients’ best interests, Dean achieves success by listening carefully to his clients’ needs and tailoring innovative strategies to the unique circumstances of each transaction.
As an analyst in the controller’s office at Goldman Sachs and a financial feasibility consultant for Ernst & Whinney, Dean developed a strong skill set in financial analysis. This experience along with meeting the needs of discriminating clientele as a restaurant manager for the renowned Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City and The River Café in Brooklyn, provides Dean with the framework for his client service ethic.
Dean is accustomed to working with clients of varying personalities, from the experienced, most discriminating investor to the fledgling first-time buyer. His ability to sell a modest one-bedroom condominium or a multi-million dollar estate or cooperative apartment exemplifies his comprehensive knowledge of San Francisco. Bay Area properties.
A highly skilled and powerful negotiator, Dean has the composure and finesse to make even the most complex and frustrating negotiations seem pleasurable. Dean derives a large portion of his business from referrals, a telling indicator of how clients feel about his service.
Dean has an active commitment to giving back to the community by contributing his skills to local nonprofit organizations. For six years, he acted as wine director for the Annual Star Chefs and Vintners Gala, hosted by San Francisco Meals on Wheels, and for two years served as the chairman for the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival’s opening party. He is a member of the Dolphin Swimming and Rowing Club and enjoys open water swimming in San Francisco Bay, kayaking and sailing.