Local Real Estate Expertise with a Global Reach: Engel & Völkers


One of the most important things when looking for a real estate agent is experience.

Maureen O’Keefe is a tireless negotiator, works well under pressure, attends to the finest details, and communicates in a straight forward manner with absolute integrity to get the job done. She will stop at nothing to get you the highest price on the sale of your home and negotiate the lowest price on the purchase of your new home. She is an aggressive negotiator and tenacious partner, and her clients are clients for life. She is empathetic to their needs, as buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial and emotional decisions someone will ever make. Over 90% of Mary`s business comes from referrals from satisfied clients.

Maureen is a San Francisco native and feels that San Francisco is one of the most beautiful and culturally diverse cities in the world. She has always been in love with the diversity found in the neighborhoods, restaurants, and people. Having grown up here, she knows the City like the palm of her hand, allowing her to show you pockets of the City you may never have known existed! She also has an enormous number of long-term relationships with contacts in other businesses here, helping you in the home buying and selling process. She knows her favorite mortgage broker from high school! Having resources you can truly trust is a major and important part of the process. Her extensive network of plumbers, electricians, staging consultants, lenders, contractors, and inspectors will assist in making the experience of buying or selling your home, as seamless as possible.

Maureen brings a unique combination of strong family ties and an affinity for urban design to her search for your perfect home. Her deep heart and innovative eye are eager to serve you in making the most important financial decision of your life. Maureen brings to the table over a decade of experience in servicing high-end clients, negotiating tough deals, designing homes and marketing. 

Maureen feels honored to be allowed the privilege of working with individuals and families to make their dream home a reality. She knows firsthand all the complexities that arise in this very difficult and often challenging transaction. She works hard to make sure that you feel comfortable and confident throughout the process. 

Maureen graduated from U.C. Berkeley, so she is also well acquainted with the East Bay and has extensive knowledge of those markets as well. She values the importance of home to the quality of a life well-lived. When she is not selling real estate, Maureen loves spending time with her doggie, Sally the Collie. She is extremely active in the community donating time to keep San Francisco the wonderful place that it is. She is a Board Member of Counterpulse, a fabulous center for the arts and works with members of the Tenderloin to add art to their lives as well. She also aids the elderly in her neighborhood with various needs when they have no one to turn to. She also fosters dogs for both Collie Rescue and Sheltie Rescue. She participates actively as well as a volunteer counselor at various facilities for people with lower income in the City.