Working Together for Optimal Service

Bebe McRae is a tour de force in the residential real estate world:

  •  Unsurpassed marketing campaigns for each property listed, providing the broadest exposure possible for sellers

  • The record setter for the highest sales of residential properties to date in Berkeley, Kensington and Oakland

  • Proven track record for negotiating and successfully closing even the most complicated transactions

  • Having raised 5 children, Bebe has a commanding knowledge of the assets of every neighborhood and school

  • A noted history of outstanding achievement with her present company as well as the Templeton Company and Mason McDuffie

  • Highly respected for maintaining diligence, dedication and integrity while serving others

In all of her enterprises prior to residential real estate, Bebe has always excelled in growing her business and taking exceptional care of her clientele. With an unparalleled mind for negotiations and an innate business sense, Bebe stays unflinchingly focused on her transactions.

Bebe is well poised within the East Bay’s fine contemporary culture and possesses a wealth of associations and information about neighborhoods, markets, school systems, and community services.  When working with Bebe McRae, you associate yourself with the best in the business.

Bebe also has an acute understanding that today’s residential brokerage is a marketing business. Through The Grubb Company, she enjoys a close alliance with Leading RE, Luxury Real Estate, The Artisan Group, and Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. Her marketing campaigns promoting luxury properties have produced great success and have yielded a large number of out-of-state and international clients. In addition, Bebe markets her listings in a wide range of our regional publications including the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Business Times.

Bebe is involved with Berkeley Food & Housing Project, Piedmont Paints, supporting Piedmont Schools, Save The Bay, Aurora Theatre Company, BAHA (Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association), Berkeley Symphony and the Berkeley Community Fund.


Alexis Thompson

Alexis Thompson was exclusively recruited to work with Bebe because of their shared values and their in depth commitment to client service:

  • As a mother of school-aged children, an active participant in many local organizations, and an avid explorer and lover of “All Things Bay Area”, she is intimately connected to the communities that she serves.

  • High-level of sales experience with a unique and strong network of connections

  • Alexis has the significant advantage of accessing nearly three decades of institutional knowledge and an unparalleled expertise of the current market place by working alongside Bebe.

Alexis has been a licensed realtor since 2008 and a member of CAR and NAR.  Prior to her licensing, Alexis was the Deputy Press Secretary to San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, and a graduate of UCLA and Miramonte High School in Orinda.  Alexis and her husband Austin have strong roots in the Bay Area, and bought and remodeled their first home in North Berkeley.  They are currently residing in Orinda with their two young children.

Alexis is on the board of the Children’s Health Guild, raising money for UCSF Bennioff/Children’s Hospital Oakland and the George Mark House.  Her interests include web design and coding, writing, philanthropy, and continuously exploring all that the Bay Area has to offer.