Chris Trapani co-founded Sereno Group with his father, Marko Trapani, Sr. and his lifetime best friend, Ryan Iwanaga. Sereno Group has grown organically to eight locations and 350 REALTORS in 13 years. The company is also a consistent community supporter through its 1% for Good Program. Sereno Group eclipsed the $500 million annual sales mark in its first full year in business. In 2013, the firm closed $2.15 billion in total sales volume and steadily increased sales each year to $3.8 billion in sales volume for 2018. Sereno Group has been named by Bay Area News Group as one of the top two Best Places to Work in the entire Bay area for nine consecutive years (2009-2018). Sereno Group was also honored as one of the top 50 corporate givers by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Prior to launching Sereno Group, Sereno was the President & COO of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Silicon Valley overseeing 17 offices and more than 1400 REALTORS. At 35 he became Executive Vice President of Coldwell Banker and in 2004, at the age of 37, became Coldwell Banker/NRT’s youngest President in the nation.