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Slava Polinkova-Nelson, Broker Associate

“Connectivity is the key to real estate success.”

As a 15-year real estate veteran, Slava offers the diverse experience and qualifications that few of her peers can match. Excelling in the most demanding markets, Slava leverages her adroit communication and negotiation skills for her clients’ success. Slava’s track record boasts a spectrum of savvy clientele: from first-time buyers needing the competitive Realtor advantage to accomplished investors seeking to broaden and maximize their real estate portfolios. She holds a Broker's license and conducts business seamlessly in either English or Russian. Slava’s language skills and local and international connections further enhance her reputation in our multilayered, cosmopolitan Bay Area.

In joining the luxury powerhouse of Pacific Union International, Slava was a founding agent for the Burlingame office with partner Geoffrey Nelson. Whether assisting incoming international clients in the Silicon Valley technology regions, or marketing listings around town, Slava thrives on detailed boutique service. Her background includes proven years at top brokerages such as Prudential  Fine Homes and McGuire Real Estate. Her rate of repeat clients and past client referrals is exceptionally high, as she fosters trust each step of the way in complex transactions. Slava Nelson

Slava's recent client success stories include listings and sales in Burlingame, San Mateo, and Atherton, as well as seller/buyer condo representation in Silicon Valley commute locations such as Fremont, Sunnyvale, and San Jose. Slava specializes in Peninsula markets of Burlingame, Hillsborough, San Mateo, Foster City, Belmont, San Carlos, and Redwood City, but her loyal clientele have benefited equally from her expertise extending from San Francisco to Sunnyvale and the East Bay.

Slava’s connectivity in the community enhances her clients’ success. The ability to relate to the many unique demographics of our market assures a confident and relaxed real estate transaction. Slava enjoys Bay Area culture with her husband and business partner and their family of five children ranging from newborn to 16.  When away from her work, Slava enjoys family time, fine art, haute cuisine, and travel: recent excursions include Spain, the French Riviera, Utah, and Hawaii.

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