Mary Staten is an Orinda native since 1976. After attending schools from The Orinda Preschool (TOPS) thru Miramonte High School, Mary chose the University of California at Davis for her undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with an emphasis on Law. After graduation, Mary returned to her roots, the Lamorinda area, to begin the journey of employee to owner, purchasing the Papyrus franchise located in Lafayette. Mary's ability to listen to her clients’ needs and produce custom, high quality products reflecting their personal expression helped make Mary a successful business owner for 13 years.
Mary chose to enter the real estate community as a realtor focusing in Lamorinda the community she loves and knows well. Mary has a unique perspective and understanding of the local areas and schools as her own children attend elementary and middle schools in Lafayette, and participates in dance classes, LMYA sports, and Lafayette Little League. The real estate community is a natural fit for Mary combining her professionalism and desire to connect with clients making their lifestyle and home dreams a reality.