A third-generation San Francisco native, Cheryl Bower has worked with hundreds of home buyers and sellers, helping them navigate the complex Bay Area real estate market with ease and efficiency. Her unique background and preparation have contributed to her becoming a highly sought after real estate agent in both San Mateo and San Francisco counties.

A real estate enthusiast from a young age, Cheryl has turned her passion as a young home buyer and rental property owner into one of the San Francisco Peninsula’s most successful real estate practices. In fact, you’ll find on Yelp that 100% of her clients have rated her 5-Stars!

Among her numerous realtor designations, notably Cheryl is among just 2.3% of California real estate agents to complete the Graduate Realtor Institute, placing her among an elite group of California agents. Based in San Mateo County, California, Cheryl has been a Realtor® since 2005. She is known for her “special balance of calm guidance and aggressive work ethic,” as one client recently observed, “that is rare to find.”

To learn more about how Cheryl can help you navigate the complicated and competitive Bay Area real estate market, check out her proprietary 4-step process to navigate the buying or selling journey with ease and efficiency, whether you are downsizing, upsizing, or moving into or out of the San Francisco Bay Area.

In her free time, Cheryl enjoys golfing with her wife of 24 years, practicing Pilates, hiking with her dogs, renovating her Spanish Revival home in Burlingame and enjoying the fantastic restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Cheryl is a member of both the San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR) and the San Mateo County Association of Realtors (SAMCAR). She actively represents buyers and sellers in both counties. For areas beyond including out of state, she has a network of highly qualified Realtors to refer to.


Cheryl is in continual pursuit of honing her negotiating and marketing skills through advanced continuing ed coursework.

Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI 2008 (held by less than 2.3% of California licensees)

Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR ®) 2008

Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) 2010


BS Environmental Studies, Sonoma State University 1999