Olivia Hsu Decker is co-owner of Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty with 23 offices in the San Francisco Bay Area from Silicon Valley to Napa Valley and 16 cities in between.
Born in Shanghai China, Olivia has been marketing luxury properties since 1979. She was #1 agent at Merrill Lynch Realty in the 1980s among the 16,500 sales associates nationwide. She completed an international real estate study at the University of Oxford in 1990, founded Decker Bullock Realty with Bill Bullock in 1991 and acquired Sotheby’s International Realty franchise in 2007. Her company is a leading luxury home brokerage in the San Francisco Bay Area with sales over $4 billion in 2018.
Olivia has a unique sales ability and connection to an affluent clientele. She combines the Sotheby’s International Realty’s global exposures and her vast network of local, national and international connections she developed over 40 years. She consistently matching the extraordinary homes with extraordinary clients, many are billionaires, business leaders, and celebrities. Olivia handled over $3 billion in properties in her career. She sold some of the most expensive homes over $20 million in Marin County and Silicon Valley. She is also a real estate investor, among other properties, she owned and sold Chateau de Villette and Chateau de Grimaldi in France and currently owns four luxury homes in Belvedere and London.
She was featured in over 50 publications including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg News, Robb Report, LP-Luxury Property, San Francisco Business Times and many others. In a Wall Street Journal profile of Miss Decker, it says “If you have a very expensive home to sell, her name comes to mind before anyone else’s.” The San Francisco Chronicle described her as: “Perhaps the nation’s best known residential real estate broker”.
She is a regular speaker in various luxury real estate conferences including Monaco Wealth Forum, China International Luxury Property Show, Dubai International Luxury Property Show, Inman Connect San Francisco, New York and Beverly Hills, Who’s Who Luxury Real Estate International Symposium in Venice, Munich, Barcelona, London and Milan, the Real Deal Property Show & Forum in Shanghai as well as Haute Residence Luxury Real Estate Summit New York and Miami.
Olivia is also the owner/publisher of Haute Living magazine San Francisco and Media Sponsor of luxury events: San Francisco Opera Ball, SF Symphony Opening Gala, Festival Napa Valley, Mill Valley Film Festival, BUILD, Sonoma Film Festival and many other events. Visit her magazine digital on www.HauteLivingSF.com
A resident of San Francisco Bay Area since 1975, Olivia is a member of San Francisco Opera Guild Board since 1995, a member of Corinthian Yacht Club since 1980 and a member on Governor Jerry Brown’s Advisory Board for the Office of California-China Trade and Investment 2015-2016.