Anne DeBardeleben & Justine Francis Join Harbor Bay Realty

Posted by Nancy Landreth — June 4, 2010

1276664660Alameda, CA (June 11, 2010) - Harbor Bay Realty is pleased to welcome Anne DeBardeleben and Justine Francis, Realtors, to its sales team.  Well-respected in the community, both have been Realtors for seven years, and offer exceptional customer service to their clients. 

Prior to her real estate career, Anne DeBardeleben spent over twenty years in public and private accounting working for public relations, advertising, high tech, and manufacturing companies.  “My exposure to the financial and contractual side of public relations and advertising companies provides a balanced perspective to marketing and closing real estate transactions.”


“Customer service is key in real estate.  It’s important to know what my clients expect, what the market will bear, and effectively communicate their alignment.  And, it is important to never lose sight of the fact that real estate is likely one of the largest financial investments my clients will make,” said DeBardeleben.  “Harbor BayRealty provides exceptional professional and technological support, allowing me to focus my energy and expertise on facilitating transactions.” 

1276664662Real estate was a natural progression in Justine Francis’ career, following a ten year career in Housing and Community Development in the United Kingdom. Francis’ personable, high-energy nature and systematic approach to real estate are her keys to success.  “Providing my clients with comprehensive statistical analysis, property development strategies, and effective marketing tools guide them in making well-informed decisions,” said Francis. “Harbor Bay Realty is an excellent match with my personal and professional principles, and I am delighted to be a part of this well-established firm.” 

      “Effective communication is essential in building successful, long-lasting client relationships,” said Francis.  “I take pride in taking the time to get to know and understand my clients, as each is entirely unique.  “It’s the most rewarding part of my job!”  

Anne DeBardeleben graduated with honors from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting.  She resides in Alameda with her husband, Dan, and two children.  She enjoys theater, movies, cycling, and her Scottie dogs.  She is very involved with the public schools, and has served as Treasurer and President of the Alameda Education Foundation.

Justine Francis, born and raised in Yorkshire, England, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies from the University of Surrey, England.  She resides in Alameda with her husband, Kevin, and three children.  Her interests include fitness, gardening, entertaining, her Standard Poodles, and adorable mutt.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Alameda Association of Realtors. 

“I’m proud to welcome Anne & Justine to our team.  Their solid real estate experience, determination to surpass the expectations of their clients, and enthusiasm for the business are formulas for success,” remarked Dennis Pagones, Harbor Bay Realty President.

Anne Debardeleben can be reached at Harbor Bay Realty at 510.407.0175 and via email at  Justine Francis can be reached at 510.282.8062 and via email at

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