Bill Mitchell has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1974.
In 1975 he founded The Mitchell Group Real Estate, Inc. As Chairman and Owner/Broker, he built the firm to become the largest independently owned real estate business in Monterey County, with five offices and 140 agents, specializing in high-end properties. He sold the firm to Sotheby’s International Realty in 2005. Subsequently Bill joined with his family as BROKER | Managing Director at Carmel Realty.
For over 40 years, Bill has actively participated as a broker and/or principal in all aspects of the real estate profession, including commercial and residential sales, investments, exchanges, partnerships, management, development, appraisals, consulting and as an expert witness.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Engineering Sciences Degree (B.S.) from the United States Air Force Academy (1963) and a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Stanford University Graduate School of Business Administration (1973).
He served on active duty for six years in the United States Air Force as an aircraft commander and instructor pilot including five years of combat duty in the Vietnam conflict and was honorably discharged as a Captain, USAF in 1969.
In addition to his active role as Owner/Broker of The Mitchell Group, Bill was, for 33 years, a full-time pilot for American Airlines. He retired in 2002 as a Senior International Captain from American Airlines to devote all of his time to The Mitchell Group, Sotheby’s International Realty and now Carmel Realty Company.
Bill and Vicki, his wife of over 50 years, are proven, experienced experts in the local market. They were recently honored by “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate” for having sold over a billion dollars in real estate as well with the Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bill’s family has been involved in the real estate business on the Monterey Peninsula for four generations.
Education: BS in Business Administration.
University of Maryland
1977-2002 Founder, Chairman and CEO Elrepco, Inc.
Elrepco, Inc. a Manufacturers Representative company in Silicon Valley, California. Manufacturers represented include Toshiba Semiconductor, Vishay, General Electric, and Intersil. Sales at the peak exceeded
$1 Billion per annum.
2002-2004 Realtor, The Mitchell Group.
Residential sales agent. Focusing on high end residential properties in Carmel and Pebble Beach, Califonia. Customer base came mostly from Silicon Valley where I spent over 25 years cultivating relationships.
2004-2006 Sales VP, Hyperion Development Inc., Miami, Florida
Managed sales for Developer. Two highrise condominium projects. One 36 story, 335 unit building. Another, 60 story, 515 unit building. The two buildings have won architectural and design acclaim. Both buildings were successfully sold out and the sales process completed.
2006-2009 Realtor, Sotheby’s International Realty, Carmel, California
2009-present Realtor, Carmel Realty Company,
Focusing on high end Carmel and Pebble Beach Properties