Nino Gaetano is a proud third-generation Croatian/Italian resident realtor in the Bay Area with over twenty five years of industry experience. A respected professional, he’s celebrated for his abundant local and national market knowledge. As a dynamic leader within the local real estate community, Nino holds memberships in both the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Born and raised in Menlo Park and Portola Valley, Nino’s family lineage, The Skrabo | Gaetano family, has roots in the area dating back to the early 1900s. Educated at St. Raymond’s School and Menlo-Atherton High School, Nino later attended Washington State University (Go Cougs) where he competitively rowed crew as a member of the PAC-12 | WSU crew team. His family’s athletic prowess extends to other members who have attended/competed in Pac-12 Athletics at renowned institutions like Stanford, USC, Colorado, Oregon, and ASU.
After college, Nino’s adventurous spirit took him to places like Ketchum, Idaho; Taos, New Mexico, and Makeena, Maui. In 1998, he embarked on his real estate journey in Portola Valley, marking his name in the town’s history by brokering one of its largest transactions ever traded in the Towns history.In his downtime, Nino revels in coaching his kids in sports, exploring lakes through paddling, fishing, biking the local mountains, snowshoeing, snowboarding, or hiking the Bay Area’s scenic trails with his children and their beloved canine companion, Kali.
What I Do: Residential Real Estate Sales, Acquisitions, and Leases
With 25 years as a dedicated and trustworthy realtor, Nino has developed the following competencies:
- Positioning himself to effectively respond to marketplace trends and shifts.
- Conceptualizing, implementing, and executing dynamic & proven marketing strategies.
- Delivering high-quality service, streamlining operations, and integrating new technology.
- Providing real-time market data for sales and buying analysis.
- Monitoring micro/macro level markets, trends, shifts, and forecasts.
- Working effectively with investors, personal finance managers, and consultants.
- Collaborating and communicating well in both individual and team environments.
- Employing a strong quantitative/analytical background.
- Anticipating the needs of clients.
- Demonstrating strong negotiating skills.
- Delivering results!
Sample of lists & Solds
|37/53 Euclid Ave, Atherton
683 Portola Rd, Portola Valley
|155 Prospect Street, Woodside||$15,900,000||Sold|
|1090 Lassen Drive, Menlo Park||$9,505,000||Sold|
|57 LOS TRANCOS WOODS Road, Portola Valley||$8,750,000||Sold|
|59 LOS TRANCOS WOODS Road, Portola Valley||$8,750,000||Sold|
|166 Canada Rd Woodside||$7,800,000||Sold|
|24 Prado Secoya, Atherton||$7,500,000||Sold|
|188 Georgia Ln. Portola Valley||$5,250,000||Sold|
|28 Almendral Avenue, Atherton||$4,600,000||Sold|
|111 Paloma Portola Valley||$3,900,000||Sold|
|242 Corte Madera Portola Valley||$3,800,000||Sold|
|1166 CANADA Road, Woodside||$3,750,000||Sold|
|836 Harvard Ave Menlo Park||$3,670,000||Sold|
|25 Pomponio Crt. Portola Valley||$3,180,000||Sold|
|96 TERRACE Avenue, Moss Beach||$3,100,000||Sold|
|250 Woodside Drive, Woodside||$3,050,000||Sold|
|1049 Almanor Avenue, Menlo Park||$2,850,000||Sold|
|2110 VALPARAISO , Menlo Park||$2,800,000||Sold|
|3322 Alameda Menlo Park||$2,800,000||Sold|
|641 Central Avenue, Menlo Park||$2,780,000||Sold|
|167 BROOKSIDE Drive, Portola Valley||$2,720,000||Sold|
|167 Brookside Dr. Portola Valley||$2,720,000||Sold|
|490 Yale Road, Menlo Park||$2,460,000||Sold|
|2111 Camino De Los Robles , Menlo Park||$2,440,000||Sold|
|211 NATHHORST Avenue, Portola Valley||$2,395,000||Sold|
|343 WAVERLEY Street, Menlo Park||$2,345,000||Sold|
|18 ESTRADA Place, San Carlos||$2,200,000||Sold|
|188 Georgia Ln. Portola Valley||$2,200,000||Sold|
|2522 Katrina Way, Mountain View||$2,148,000||Sold|
|834 Lakeshore Drive, Redwood Shores||$2,030,000||Sold|
Nino’s commitment extends beyond real estate. A devoted community servant, he volunteers as a coach and mentors local youth. He is also a Committee Chair of Students Rising Above (SRA-SF), working with founding member Wendy Tokuda of KPIX-5 News. SRA’s mission resonates with Nino’s values, as it aims to help extraordinary low-income Bay Area high school students reach college and achieve their dreams.