I am a dedicated professional with years of experience and millions in past sales in the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area, where I’ve lived since 2004. I am a Certified Residential Specialist and I offer expertise in helping first time buyers find the home of their dreams. For Sellers I always say the same thing, “No one sells your neighborhood like your neighbor.” Please feel free to ask me if there is anything else you would like to know. I look forward to partnering with you and tackling your next real estate endeavor. Originally from Springfield Illinois, Joe graduated from Illinois State University with a BA in History in 1990. After graduation Joe settled in Chicago and launched Kaplan Construction, a real estate development company specializing in apartment building rehab and condominium conversions. He was also a member of Chicago’s famous Second City Theater. In 2004, Joe relocated to Pasadena with his wife Tracy and daughters Zoë and Lily. The Kaplan family loves Pasadena and have called it their home ever since. In 2015. Joe joined Coldwell Banker bringing his knowledge of development and construction to residential brokerage. Having experience on both sides of the transaction gives Joe the insight and know how you can rely in the sale or purchase of your home.