Our Brokers

When you work with a broker from Executive Brokers, you get the best.

Established more than 40 years ago, Executive Brokers is a full service real estate brokerage assisting buyers and sellers with residential, commercial, investment, bank owned, retirement and rental properties. Centrally located in Contra Costa County in the hub city, our brokers are knowledgeable of the surrounding areas, as well as the suburban-metropolitan city of Walnut Creek. This area is easily accessed by many freeways as well as public transportation by bus or by BART(Bay Area Rapid Transit). 

Executive Brokers consists of about 10 real estate brokers, with each broker averaging more than 32 years in the real estate industry. Many of our brokers have been leaders in the industry through Realtor® Association leadership, locally and at the state level, expert witnessing for real estate legal conflicts, relocation specialists, bank owned/REO specialists, and have been considered top producers by their fellow Realtors®.

When you work with a broker from Executive Brokers, you get the best. We treat every client as our employer and you get 100% dedication and service. In addition to our incredible customer service, our marketing will be customized to accomplish your real estate goals. Buying or selling a home is one of life’s biggest decisions; don’t you deserve the best when it comes to a real estate consultant?

Our Brokers

George Bassett

Independent Broker

CA DRE# 00466106

George Bassett (U.C. Berkeley ’72) has been active as a Contra Costa County residential resale specialist for over 40 years.

Simply stated, there are few brokers capable of providing the level of competence, expertise, and experience which George Bassett brings to the table on behalf of his clients.



Karen Carnegie Stochl

Independent Broker

CA DRE# 00671700

Karen Carnegie-Stochl has been a full time Realtor since 1978. Starting in Modesto, Ca, then moving to Stockton, Ca in 1981, and owning and operating an office with her husband. In 1989, newly widowed, she moved to Danville and has enjoyed this beautiful area for 30 years. She has been a residential Realtor, and learned from her mother Pherne Shrewsbury, the intricacies of Rossmoor in Walnut Creek.



Sharon Glass

Independent Broker

CA DRE# 00852926


Real Estate Broker, 36 years of assisting sellers and buyers in their residential needs. Known for my friendly, get it done approach, with your needs as my top priority. Skilled in negotiation for the best price and terms. I personally handle all details from sale to settlement. Proud to be part of Executive Brokers that has an average of 33 years of experience in Contra Costa County.



Karen Ranger

Independent Broker

CA DRE# 00635258

For more than 40 years Karen Ranger has been a success story in her career of real estate. Having lived and worked in the Northgate area of Walnut Creek for 45 years, Karen and her husband raised their 2 children through the Northgate schools and Carondelet High School and were active participants in the children’s’ education and outside activities. Being an active resident for that long a period of time, Karen has become an expert on the housing market in the local Walnut Creek and surrounding areas, but particularly so in the Northgate area, where she has sold many, many homes in her 45 years there…

When you work with Karen, you work with the best!



George Sekulich

Commercial Real Estate Agent

CA DRE# 00627763

As a Commercial Real Estate Broker , George specializes in triple net properties that include various uses: office, retail, services, medical and industrial. Very active in several other states and successfully completed many transactions. In the early part of his career was very active in sales of Multi-Family properties and land.

His motto: always apply Golden Rule, be humble, work hard with uncompromising integrity – love to help people



Katya Svetlakova

Independent Broker

CA DRE#01384612

My specialization is in Contra Costa and Alameda County neighborhoods, yet my experience extends into other areas such as San Francisco, Peninsula, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. Working with me you will find an agent who brings effective marketing, negotiating and strong communicating skills. My knowledge will help you find your perfect home. It would be my pleasure to assist you in your property search.



Ron Vallerga

Independent Broker


CA DRE# 01084950

I’m a real estate broker in Walnut Creek, Ca and have been serving both Contra Costa and Alameda Counties since 1989. I joined Executive Brokers as Broker/Owner 16 years ago and before that I was with Coldwell Banker for 12. I specialize in residential and probate/trust sales along with REOs, short sales with connections to property management and commercial real estate.  I look forward to answering and assisting you with all of your real estate needs.



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