Robert Callan Jr. is a fifth generation San Franciscan, property owner, married, and a father of two young children. Robert comes from a real estate background as both his grandfathers owned real estate companies and his mother, Barbara Callan, has been ranked San Francisco's #1 Realtor per the Wall Street Journal. Robert was ranked San Francisco’s #3 Realtor per the Wall Street Journal. Robert is one of McGuire Real Estate’s top agents and has been a Top Producer for 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005. Robert was also named a McGuire Partner just two years after becoming an associate at McGuire Real Estate. In his first year at McGuire Robert received the prestigious Rookie of the Year Award.
Robert graduated from Saint Ignatius College Preparatory in 1984 and Boston College with a degree in English in 1988. He is active in the alumni communities of both schools. He has traveled in over 40 states and 20 countries and enjoys learning and spending time with people from all over the world. Robert is a marathon runner, and an ultra-marathon runner, a private pilot, and as a golf member of the Olympic Club, enjoys playing golf. Robert also enjoys doing Bikram Yoga regularly.
Service is very important to Robert. Robert works with his brother Geoff and sister-in-law Hilary Newsom-Callan in raising money for the Cancer Prevention Institute of California through the Plumpjack/Link Golf Classic. To date, the tournament has raised millions of dollars for breast cancer, helping women get the care they need. Robert is also on the Executive Board of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, which helps families and children avoid the terrible consequences of child abuse and neglect. Robert was also appointed as one of the first ambassadors of EARN, an organization that creates opportunities for low-wage workers to build strong futures for their families and themselves through asset building. Robert also volunteers his time at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center and The Convent of the Sacred Heart/Stuart Hall Elementary.
Robert's goal is to provide his clients, whether sellers or buyers, the utmost service. Robert's tireless effort and enthusiasm, his knowledge of the market, and his strong negotiating skills, provide his clients with comfort and ease during one of life's most important transactions.
Dr. Madeleine K. Albright, the former ambassador to the U.N. and Secretary of State, was the keynote speaker for a luncheon for the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. She came on behalf of both the cause and her daughter, Katie Albright, the Center’s Executive Director.
Text & Photo by Jeanne Lawrence from http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com.