Direct:     650.941.1111
Cell:         650.941.1111

167 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022



Long-time Peninsula resident Bill Lewis brings a wealth of local knowledge and success to his position as Manager of the top-ranked Los Altos and Woodside offices, offering over 35 years managing real estate offices in the luxury and upper-end Mid-Peninsula market. Growing up in San Carlos, Bill was an active member of 4-H and the San Mateo County Horseman's Association. His family raised quarter horses and had a registered Angus cattle ranch in the San Joaquin Valley town of Oakdale. Bill graduated from Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo in Agricultural Business Management in 1975. Bill began his real estate career in 1981 with Wright & Co. in Menlo Park, transferred to Fox & Carskadon shortly thereafter, and entered management with Fox & Carskadon in 1984 in their Redwood City office. Bill moved to the Woodside office in 1993 and remained Manager of that office after the acquisition of Fox & Carskadon by Coldwell Banker in 1995. Prior to joining Alain Pinel Realtors in January 2007, Bill managed the Coldwell Banker Woodside office, which was the first in its company to achieve 1 billion in sales volume. Bill has served on the board of directors for the California Association of Realtors and the Menlo-Atherton District Chair of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. In 2004, Bill was the Menlo-Atherton Realtor of the Year.


Vice President Regional Manager
Los Gatos

Direct:     408.358.1111
Cell:         408.358.1111

3 East Third Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401



Jeff Barnett's professional real estate career began in the late 1980’s at Fox & Carskadon Realtors®. He then joined Alain Pinel Realtors® in 1991 as one of the original sales agents at the company. His astute knowledge of the business, marketing savvy, and energy quickly earned him a top spot in the emerging company. While honing his skills as a trouble-shooter and deal maker in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Jeff created the Alain Pinel's Masters program for working agents and people new to the business of residential real estate. He taught the course for two years, which led to Jeff's transition from a highly successful sales agent to Vice President/Manager of the Silicon Valley’s Los Gatos office in 1995. The first Los Gatos office grew steadily until a second office was added in 2000 to accommodate the branch's expansion. The offices were merged together in 2005. As Vice President and Regional Manager, Jeff utilizes his 28 years of experience to oversee and streamline operations for our combined 18,000 square foot Los Gatos Office and surrounding areas. The Los Gatos office has achieved market share leadership in the Los Gatos, Willow Glen, Rose Garden, Cambrian, Campbell and Almaden areas of Silicon Valley, with many of the sales professionals also specializing in neighboring Saratoga and Monte Sereno. Jeff serves as mentor to nearly 180 sales professionals - one of the largest sales forces nationwide in the industry with over a Billion dollars in closed sales every year. Jeff frequently teaches newly licensed sales professionals presentations skills and is very active in the California Association of Realtors® and National Association of Realtors®. He was inducted into the National Association of Realtors® Hall of Fame in 2011 and was the recipient of the Director for Life award from the California Association of Realtors® in 2016. Jeff and his wife Kari have 3 children - Brandon, Shauna and Jaydon. Jeff’s hobbies include gardening, playing ice hockey, and riding motorcycles.


Vice President
Morgan Hill

Direct:     408.779.4400
Cell:         408.779.4400

17200 Monterey Rd. Suite B
Morgan Hill, CA 95037



Will Klopp is Vice President and Managing Officer of Alain Pinel’s Morgan Hill office. Will began his real estate career in 1990, when he started with Cornish & Carey in Saratoga. He then went on to manage offices for Intero in San Jose and joined Alain Pinel Realtors in 2009. As a proven CEO and marketing executive, Will is a knowledgeable and experienced leader serving many years as a skilled negotiator, trainer, and agent advocate. Since joining Alain Pinel Realtors, Will has been recognized for local business achievements, leadership, as well as an award winning realtor. Additionally, he was voted by his peers as the Most Supportive and was instrumental in raising almost $40,000 for an agent in his office who lost a family member in a tragic accident. Will is compassionate, believes in taking care of people, and has a passion for helping them achieve their dreams. Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Will has been a resident of Santa Clara County for most of his life. He is proud of his established team, which specializes in serving the South County, greater San Jose, and Silicon Valley markets, providing unparalleled service in both supporting agent's career growth, as well as addressing a broad spectrum of client needs. By focusing on the client first, Will believes that the complex nature of real estate can be an enjoyable experience. Will is an active member of the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors (SCCAOR), South County Realtor Association (SCRA), Chamber of Commerce, California Association of Realtors (CAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Will remains active in his community supporting youth groups, the American Cancer Society and a wide range of other charities. Will enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Sheri and their two boys.


Palo Alto

Direct:     650.323.1111
Cell:         650.323.1111

578 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301



Under Bob Gerlach's leadership, Alain Pinel's Palo Alto office has consistently been one of the top producing branches within the company's network of offices. Bob has led and built three offices, all of which quickly became the leading offices in their marketplace, during two decades of management. Hailing from a real estate family, Bob was born and raised in the Bay Area, going on to graduate from University of California at San Diego with a degree in Economics. He began his career working at Fox & Carskadon in 1977, where he moved quickly through the management ranks. In 1981 he became the Assistant Manager of Fox & Carskadon's San Mateo office and in 1983 he took on the management of the Los Altos office. He opened their Palo Alto office in 1986, which became one of the most successful offices within the company and was recognized both locally and nationally at the time. In 1992, Bob joined Alain Pinel Realtors when he was recruited to open the company's Palo Alto office, where he currently continues to work as Manager, supporting agents in personal and professional growth in the competitive high-end Peninsula market. Bob has served as the Palo Alto District Chair for the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. He now lives in Hillsborough with his wife, Bonnie, and their son, Tyler.


Almaden Valley

Direct:     650.304.3100
Cell:         650.304.3100

5353 Almaden Expy. Suite #A150
San Jose, CA 95118



Dave is a strategic leader with broad-based business, financial and operational expertise gained from almost 35 years of residential real estate sales, management, and training experience. Originally from Canada – his family immigrated to California in 1959 and Dave began his career in the real estate industry in 1980, first as a sales associate and later becoming a broker in 1982. He went on to own his own real estate firm and then became a Sales Manager for Grubb & Ellis Residential in Saratoga, Prudential Real Estate in Los Gatos and Windermere SVP in Silver Creek, before joining Alain Pinel Realtors in 2007. Dave has served on the Board of Directors for both the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors (SILVAR) and the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors (SCCAOR) as well as the Board of Directors for our Multiple Listings Service, MLSListings, Inc. In 2007, Dave was awarded the prestigious “Realtor of the Year” award by the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors and served as their President in 2008. In 2010, Dave was chosen as the Federal Political Contact for Zoe Lofgren, member of the House of Representatives serving Silicon Valley. He frequently visits Washington D. C. in support of homeownership rights issues. Having served on the professional standards and grievance committees for SCCAOR, Dave is passionate about consumer protection, risk management, and the professional standards of the real estate industry. He speaks frequently on real estate ethics and professional conduct as well as other issues impacting local and national real estate.


Vice President / Managing Broker

Direct:     415.746.1111
Cell:         415.746.1111

12772 Saratoga Sunnyvale Road
Suite #1000
Saratoga, CA 95070



As one of Silicon Valley's most dynamic leaders in residential real estate, Carol Burnett leads Alain Pinel Realtor's Saratoga flagship office as Vice President and Managing Broker. With her wealth of industry knowledge, community leadership, and devotion to her sales associates, her office is recognized throughout the United States as one of the leading teams of real estate professionals. Following an award-winning career as a sales professional, Carol entered real estate management in 1986. She has mentored, trained, and guided many of the top real estate professionals in her marketplace, raising the bar in the local real estate community. She not only leads by example but also provides education and leadership to agents in her own company and beyond. An industry icon, Carol's awards are many, including the President's Award from the Los Gatos/Saratoga Board of Realtors, the Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) award by the YWCA (presented annually to 40 outstanding Silicon Valley women), and the San Jose Business Journal award, acknowledging Carol as one of the 50 Outstanding Silicon Valley Women in Business. Currently, Carol is a member of Saratoga Rotary and the Junior League of San Jose. A regional market expert, Carol is frequently cited as an industry expert on the high-end market in local, regional and national print publications.