About Olivia Hsu Decker
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 University of Oxford in 1990, founded Decker Bullock Realty with Bill Bullock in 1991 and acquired Sotheby’s franchise in 2007 and founded Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty. Her company is #3 Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate worldwide by sales volume with sales of $19.2 billion in 2020-2021-2022.
Expert in Luxury Real Estate
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”. San Francisco Bay Area’s legendary luxury home specialist Olivia Hsu Decker was born in Shanghai, China. She lived in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Italy, France and a resident of San Francisco since 1975. Olivia 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.
World Class Estates
Olivia handled over $3.2 billion properties in her career with unique sales ability and connection to affluent clientele. She combines the Sotheby’s International Realty's global network and her vast local, national and international connections she developed over 40 years. She consistently matching the extraordinary homes with extraordinary buyers. She is also a real estate investor, among other properties, she owned, restored and sold Chateau de Grimaldi in Aix-en-Provence and Chateaux de Villette in Paris, France. Currently she owns four luxury homes.
Press & Media
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, USA Today as well as CNN and ABC News Nightline and many others. Olivia is also a member of media as the owner/publisher of Haute Living magazine San Francisco and Northern California. Haute Living is a luxury lifestyle magazine with purpose. Olivia also sponsors and cover annual major events such as Pebble Beach Monterey Car Week, Monaco Yacht Show, Opening Night of San Francisco Opera, Symphony and Ballet. Her magazine features luxury events every issue, details on: www.HauteLivingSF.com
She is a regular speaker in various luxury real estate conferences including China International Luxury Property Show, Monaco Wealth Forum, Inman Connect San Francisco, New York and Beverly Hills, Luxury Real Estate International Symposium in Venice, Munich, Barcelona, London, Milan and Luxembourg, the Real Deal Property Show & Forum in Shanghai as well as Haute Residence Luxury Real Estate Summit New York and Miami.