Every industry throughout the business world has it’s icons, mavericks, power brokers, and superstars. In San Francisco Bay Area real estate that powerhouse is Marin County’s own Olivia Hsu Decker. Miss Decker is the owner of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty. According to her website, Olivia is most “experienced at handling expensive properties and has the broadest, most substantial client base for luxury homes. She consistently represents the highest level of clientele.” Before ticking off Olivia’s incredible list of accomplishments, let’s look at her impressive background.
Miss Decker is a true story of struggle and triumph. She immigrated to the United States in order to escape communist controlled China in 1975. Once settled, Olivia began her career in real estate in 1979 where she fostered her “unique ability to connect with an unequaled clientele of wealth and influence. As if this was not enough to fuel a very powerful career, Miss Decker completed her studies at the University of Oxford, England in 1990.
Miss Decker’s specialty is luxury properties from $3,000,000 to $20,000,000. She currently has 12 properties listed on her web site. The most interesting is retired tennis superstar Andre Agassi’s Tiburon estate offered at $21,000,000; her own Chateau Villete location for the film “The Di Vinci Code” near Paris offered at $33,000,000 furnished or for a mere $9,500 per day; and a Belvedere estate considered one of the finest properties in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The list of publications Miss Decker has been profiled by are as follows: The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), San Francisco Chronicle, Robb Report, LP-Luxury Property magazine, Success magazine, W magazine, People magazine, California Homes & Design, San Francisco Business Times, Nob Hill Gazette and many others.
The most flattering reviews were given by the Wall Street Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle. The WSJ stated “If you have a very expensive home to sell, her (Miss Decker) name comes to mind before anyone else’s.” The Chronicle made this impressive distinction about Miss Decker: “Perhaps the nation’s best known residential real estate broker”.
When Miss Decker is not working, she spends her time living between Belvedere, California and her two french chateaus Chateau Grimaldi in Aix-en Provence and Chateau Villette near Paris.