As with any profession, there are superstar real estate agents and then there are those notorious realtors who have managed throw shade on the entire industry. Nobody should have to suffer through a home search with an agent who is only in it for their short-term commission.

Caroline Kahn Werboff has been in the real estate business for decades. She has a keen eye for matching listings to her clients' needs and is skilled at brokering deals which leave all parties happy throughout a process that can otherwise be a stressful experience. Caroline partnered with her son David Werboff who has himself grown to become one of the best real estate agents in San Francisco. David, a San Francisco native, has uniquely local insights into neighbor-by-neighbor markets of S.F. Together, the Werboffs has been involved with nearly $500 million in Bay Area home sales since 2006 and has been among the top 2% of Sotheby's agents since 2012.

Lance King
King Realty
★★★★★

Lance King, the founder and managing broker of King Realty, has lived in S.F. for roughly 30 years and has been in the real estate industry for over 15 years. King has previously created and managed two other successful startups, and has grown his current venture, King Realty, into a successful Bay Area agency. Lance King is among the top residential real estate agents in San Francisco because of his attention to his clients' personal needs, but also due to his experience in construction and development projects. King can help searchers find the perfect home and can give in-depth insights about renovations for fixer-uppers.

Danielle Lazier
Zephyr
★★★★★

Danielle Lazier has been involved with hundreds of real estate transactions in the S.F. Bay Area since 2002. After originally bringing together a collective of realtors under the name SF Hot List, this entrepreneurial agent formed Danielle Lazier + Associates with the goal of providing the best results through a smooth and painless experience for clients. Lazier has a self-professed passion for realty and uses her keen intuition to find properties that fit her clientele's unique preferences and goals.

Scott Romesburg
Vanguard
★★★★★

Scott Romesburg has been named as the number 4 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Scott Romesburg is located in San Francisco.

Calvin Kam
Compass
★★★★★

Calvin Kam has been named as the number 5 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Calvin Kam is located in San Francisco.

Doug Carpenter & Eddy Aguire
Zephyr
★★★★☆

Doug Carpenter & Eddy Aguire have been named as the number 6 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Doug Carpenter & Eddy Aguire is located in San Francisco.

Tim Gullicksen
Zephyr
★★★★☆

Tim Gullicksen has been named as the number 7 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Tim Gullicksen is located in San Francisco.

Brandon Kearney
Compass
★★★★☆

Brendon Kearney has been named as the number 8 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Brendon Kearney is located in San Francisco.

Simon Shue
Compass
★★★★☆

Simon Shue has been named as the number 9 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Simon Shue is located in San Francisco.

Canlas Brothers
Coldwell Banker
★★★★☆

Isabelle Grotte has been named as the number 10 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Isabelle Grotte is located in San Francisco.

Isabelle Grotte
Compass
★★★★☆

Canlas Brothers has been named as the number 11 of the 11 Best Real Estate Agents due to their ability to provide services in a timely fashion and to client specifications. Canlas Brothers is located in San Francisco.

The above list includes real estate agents that SFist believes are highly capable of providing superior services. In some cases, they are among the most successful teams in San Francisco. In some cases, variable listing fees effect the ranking position of the agents, but every one could be considered as a strong contender among the top realtors in San Francisco. To learn more about SFist's classifieds listings read more here.

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