Real Estate Agent

As a third generation San Francisco and Marin County real estate agent, C.J. brings a youthful energy, a unique perspective, and years of experience to the table. His clients benefit from his passion for the deal and his comprehensive understanding of construction and remodels. Heading a team of professionals, C.J. strategically prepares his listings to maximize profits for his sellers. The team consistently sets new sales price records. Priding himself on being the founding partner agent of the off-market platform, Aalto Homes, he leaves no stone unturned while searching for the right property for his buyers. In addition to servicing all price ranges of single-family homes and condos, he also handles the lion’s share of the company’s investment properties, construction projects, land sales, and more.

Prior to joining the prestigious Sotheby’s global network, C.J. started his career at Coldwell Banker Previews International, splitting his time between their Pacific Heights and Central Marin offices. He became the #1 Realtor under 35 and quickly earned the Blue Diamond award for sales excellence, the 2013 Coldwell Banker Rising Star award, and gained membership in the Previews International Gold Society.

Education + Background

After graduating from the Argyros School of Business at Chapman University, C.J. co-founded a startup consulting agency he grew to 10 employees. They provided everything from business strategy, marketing campaigns, sales, fundraising, and planning to a wide spectrum of companies. Once true/MGMT Consulting took on a life of its own, he shifted his focus onto international oil sales and co-founded a brokerage in San Francisco; The Madrone Group. His education and business background put him and his team a step above many of their competitors.

Learn more about C.J. at:

C.J. Nakagawa

  • Lic.# 01913564
500 Drakes Landing Road
Greenbrae, California 94904 United States