More About Alan

Having lived throughout many Peninsula and South Bay communities for over 40 years, Alan Bien has seen Silicon Valley develop into a region of tremendous economic opportunities with communities of diverse cultural abundance. This lifelong experience with the valley’s development and his understanding of its core technology based culture provides Alan with a wonderful understanding of the area’s historical and business development.

For over the past decade, Alan has built an impeccable reputation for excellence and responsible real estate practice. He credits his market knowledge, personal client attention, and sophisticated business savvy as central to his success. From his previous experience in the high tech sector, Alan understands the needs of his clients, their lifestyle priorities and considerations and translates that knowledge into a uniquely personal and thoughtful client support and advisement.

Prior to his career in real estate, Alan worked for over 30 years with several groundbreaking and successful Silicon Valley tech firms, playing a crucial part in their development and success. Through his tech experience, Alan’s responsibilities covered many areas and included hardware development, engineering management, program management, and business development. Alan leverages this strong work history into a very focused and detailed negotiating and sales strategy.

Along with his work history, Alan is also a sophisticated property investor and manager in his own right. His personal portfolio has involved residential investment properties, property management, real estate development and investment projects, as well as 1031 investment exchanges. Alan’s services also include full-service property management, if needed.

Alan is a graduate of Gunn High School and has earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Los Angeles, respectively, as well as a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from the University of Santa Clara.

He is pleased to be part of the Sereno family, where he finds the company’s core values reflective of his own: high integrity, responsible real estate practice and excellence in service. Alan’s association with Sereno is a natural and wonderful partnership that serves all aspects of his client services.