EXECUTIVE TEAM

Robert Brisbane

Robert Brisbane joined the management team of Today Sotheby’s International Realty in 2013 and became the brokerage’s president in 2016.

A lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Robert is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a degree from Hastings School of Law.  He earned his real estate broker’s license in 2004 and spent seven years (2006-2013) as a managing broker at KW Estates and McGuire Real Estate.  Active in the local community and invested in shaping the culture and ethical standards of the real estate industry, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the San Mateo County Association of Realtors (SAMCAR). Robert also previously chaired the organization’s Education Committee and has acted as liaison to SAMCAR’s Education, Elections, Ethics, Technology and Young Professionals Committees.

Throughout his real estate career, Robert has dedicated himself to agent education, coaching, and creating programs to benefit new and established agents while empowering the clients they serve. 

robert@todaysir.com

Robert Brisbane joined the management team of Today Sotheby’s International Realty in 2013 and became the brokerage’s president in 2016.

A lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Robert is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a degree from Hastings School of Law.  He earned his real estate broker’s license in 2004 and spent seven years (2006-2013) as a managing broker at KW Estates and McGuire Real Estate.  Active in the local community and invested in shaping the culture and ethical standards of the real estate industry, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the San Mateo County Association of Realtors (SAMCAR). Robert also previously chaired the organization’s Education Committee and has acted as liaison to SAMCAR’s Education, Elections, Ethics, Technology and Young Professionals Committees.

Throughout his real estate career, Robert has dedicated himself to agent education, coaching, and creating programs to benefit new and established agents while empowering the clients they serve.

robert@todaysir.com

Jeanne Garde

Jeanne Garde is the co-owner and Managing Broker of Today Sotheby’s International Realty. She began her career as a licensed real estate broker in San Mateo more than 35 years ago and founded Today RE/MAX with her husband, Jim Meader, in 1990. Sensing a stronger alignment with the vision and philosophy of Sotheby’s International Realty, their brokerage relaunched as Today Sotheby’s International Realty in 2010.

Jeanne, who has a B.A. from St. Mary’s and an MBA from Pepperdine University, was named “Realtor of the Year” by The San Mateo Association of Realtors (SAMCAR) in 2004. She’s spent her career taking an active role in shaping the policies of the real estate industry, serving on numerous regional and national committees for SAMCAR, California Association of Realtors (CAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). She’s also active in numerous community and charitable efforts and has served as a member of the San Mateo County Civil Jury.

Widely recognized and respected for her dedication and work in raising the standards of her industry, she served as a former President of SAMCAR, Board Chair for MLSListings.com and Director of NAR. Jeanne was also the awarded the esteemed distinction of Director for Life of CAR.

Over the years, Jeanne has seen her brokerage become a leader in real estate throughout Silicon Valley while dominating the luxury market up and down the San Francisco Peninsula. Her foundational stewardship of Today Sotheby’s International Realty has set a powerful course for continued growth, expansion and success.

jeanne@jeannegarde.com

Jeanne Garde is the co-owner and Managing Broker of Today Sotheby’s International Realty. She began her career as a licensed real estate broker in San Mateo more than 35 years ago and founded Today RE/MAX with her husband, Jim Meader, in 1990. Sensing a stronger alignment with the vision and philosophy of Sotheby’s International Realty, their brokerage relaunched as Today Sotheby’s International Realty in 2010.

Jeanne, who has a B.A. from St. Mary’s and an MBA from Pepperdine University, was named “Realtor of the Year” by The San Mateo Association of Realtors (SAMCAR) in 2004. She’s spent her career taking an active role in shaping the policies of the real estate industry, serving on numerous regional and national committees for SAMCAR, California Association of Realtors (CAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). She’s also active in numerous community and charitable efforts and has served as a member of the San Mateo County Civil Jury.

Widely recognized and respected for her dedication and work in raising the standards of her industry, she served as a former President of SAMCAR, Board Chair for MLSListings.com and Director of NAR. Jeanne was also the awarded the esteemed distinction of Director for Life of CAR.

Over the years, Jeanne has seen her brokerage become a leader in real estate throughout Silicon Valley while dominating the luxury market up and down the San Francisco Peninsula. Her foundational stewardship of Today Sotheby’s International Realty has set a powerful course for continued growth, expansion and success.


jeanne@jeannegarde.com

Jim Meader

Jim Meader is the co-owner of Today Sotheby’s International Realty, along with his wife and co-founder, Jeanne Garde. Even in the early days, Jim’s passion for innovative marketing practices carved out the company’s prestigious reputation in a highly competitive industry. His visionary leadership led to unparalleled success and cast an enduring blueprint for future success guided by an identity rooted in ethics, service, and excellence.

With his trademark strategy of insightful anticipation and early adoption of cutting-edge tools and resources, Jim is known for empowering agents to serve clients with an approach that is both technologically sophisticated and warmly relational. The result is a brokerage built from the ground up with a singular focus on exceeding expectations.

Jim remains active in his community and in the region’s real estate industry and has made several appearances with local media outlets to discuss real estate and the local market.

jim@todaysir.com

Jim Meader is the co-owner of Today Sotheby’s International Realty, along with his wife and co-founder, Jeanne Garde. Even in the early days, Jim’s passion for innovative marketing practices carved out the company’s prestigious reputation in a highly competitive industry. His visionary leadership led to unparalleled success and cast an enduring blueprint for future success guided by an identity rooted in ethics, service, and excellence.

With his trademark strategy of insightful anticipation and early adoption of cutting-edge tools and resources, Jim is known for empowering agents to serve clients with an approach that is both technologically sophisticated and warmly relational. The result is a brokerage built from the ground up with a singular focus on exceeding expectations.

Jim remains active in his community and in the region’s real estate industry and has made several appearances with local media outlets to discuss real estate and the local market.

jim@todaysir.com