Olivia was born in Shanghai, China. She lived in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and immigrated to Tiburon in 1975. She has been marketing luxury properties since 1979. She was #1 agent at Merrill Lynch Realty in the nation among 16,500 agents in the 1980s. She started her own company in 1988 and completed an international real estate study at University of Oxford, England in 1990. Her unique ability and her connections to an affluent clientele are unmatched by others in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her company affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty franchise in 2006 and became Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty with 4 offices and over 80 agents. Her most recent sales (June 2013) was a $13 million home in Portola Valley and a $45 million Italian villa hotel in Positano. Olivia represented both buyers and sellers in both sales.
Olivia and her company Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty concentrate exclusively on the marketing of extraordinary homes — those valued from $5 million to over $30 million. She offers the most effective marketing program in the business for both quality and comprehensiveness. She is most experienced in handling expensive properties and has the broadest, most substantial client base for luxury homes. She consistently represents the highest level of clientele.
Olivia is a member of San Francisco Opera Guild Board since 1994, a member of Corinthian Yacht Club since 1980, a resident of Belvedere since 1975 and writes a Luxury Event Column and Blog for Haute Living magazine since 2009. She also owned a villa on Lake Como, Italy, two prestigious chateaux in France (The movie Da Vinci Code was filmed in her Chateau Villette near Paris) and currently owns a condo in London.
Olivia has been featured in over 50 publications including 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, Nobhill Gazette and many others. In a Wall Street Journal profile of Miss Decker, it said: “If you have a very expensive home to sell, her name comes to mind before anyone else's.” The San Francisco Chronicle/Examiner described her as: “Perhaps the nation's best known residential real estate broker”. She was guest speaker in dozen conferences including China International Luxury Property Show and Dubai International Luxury Property Show.
She has the finest inventory of luxury homes for sale if you are looking to buy. If you are selling, you will experience her amazing marketing program that combining the Sotheby’s global and national exposures and her advertising program she developed over many years. Whether you are buying or selling in San Francisco Bay Area, put her expertise to work for you!