Mary Laughlin Fenton has over twelve year’s sales experience in residential and commercial properties. In addition to property sales, she has leased and sold commercial developments and land, sold and managed income producing properties and has managed extensive renovations both on commercial office buildings and single family homes. She cut her teeth in real estate in Little Rock, Arkansas where she worked for a renowned local developer and ultimately owned her own brokerage where she worked on select commercial ventures and residential sales. She was selected by the Office of Thrift Supervision to be an accredited broker for market evaluations.
Upon her move to San Francisco, Mary put her business skills to work in the technology sector where she held management positions at two internet startups, CNET and iSyndicate.
Unable to leave her passion for real estate behind, Mary became active in San Francisco real estate with a small firm prior to coming to Sotheby’s International Realty. She enjoys working with buyers and sellers. Her caring nature, knowledge and attention to detail help to make the process as smooth as possible for her clients.
Mary has served on several community boards and organizations including:
Junior League of San Francisco, Symphonix, Children of Shelters, Arthritis Foundation, San Francisco Zoo Auxiliary, San Francisco Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Board. She fundraises for Dalit Solidarity, a nonprofit in India that builds homes, schools and clinics for the underprivileged and is an active member of her church.
An active member of both the California Association of Realtors and the San Francisco Association of Realtors, Mary holds the GRI designation. Concerned for learning more about protecting the environment she became an Ecobroker® and is a contributing member of Conservation International. She is also a Notary.
Mary graduated from the Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas where she earned a B.S.B.A in management.