Partner, Chief Executive Officer
Chris was born and raised in Saratoga and attended Westmont High School. Upon graduation, he continued his education at California State University Chico, where he graduated with a degree in Management. During his time at Chico State he was a member of the wakeboard team.
Shortly after graduation, Chris began his business career in Media Ad sales, where he provided media solutions and marketing plans for multi-million dollar corporations. In 2004 Chris seized the opportunity to join his family in residential real estate sales. Since entering the business, Chris has become a top producing Silicon Valley agent, possessing a variety of experience working with single family home buyers and sellers, as well as multi-billion dollar property development / investment companies. His commitment and devotion to his clients is second to none.
As Co-Founder and CEO of Mainstream Real Estate Group, Chris is responsible for policy and strategy decision making, sales management, and is the driver of positive change within the organization.
Chris lives in San Jose with his wife Rachel and two boys Blake and Grayson. He is an avid CrossFitter, skier, outdoorsman and is a member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors.
Partner, Chief Operating Officer
Matt was born and raised in Santa Clara and attended Cupertino High School. At Cupertino, he was a two-sport student athlete and received Marine Corps student-athlete of the year for his academic and athletic excellence in both baseball and football. He attended Siena College in Albany, New York on a baseball scholarship; where he went on to earn a degree in Marketing Management. Following graduation, Matt accepted a position as an Assistant Coach on the baseball team at Santa Clara University where he coached for two seasons.
With his playing and coaching days behind him, Matt chose to pursue a career in construction, where he worked for a number of Bay Area general contractors in a variety of sales, marketing and executive management roles. In 2010 he was introduced to Chris Zanger and they formed a sales team, within the framework of Referral Realty. Matt quickly proved his skills and aptitude for the field, rapidly becoming one of the top revenue producing agents in the Silicon Valley.
As Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Mainstream Real Estate Group, Matt is responsible for overseeing the processes that support the core business of the firm, corporate brand identity and managing marketing, advertising, and communication strategies, including both traditional and emerging forms of social media. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing Mainstream’s community outreach programs.
Matt lives in Campbell, with his daughter Prestley and son Hudson. He is a fitness guru, skier, and a member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors & Santa Clara County Association of Realtors. Matt also volunteers for Project Cornerstone, which helps individuals and communities build a web of support around young people, to help them grow into heallth, caring and responsible adults.