Joseph Gibson
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Joseph Gibson

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 About Joe

I like helping people through my real estate practice.  Since January 1991, I've bought and sold lots and homes in and around the greater Sacramento area.  Over that time I've participated in equity sales, tax exchanges, move-ups, move-downs, relocations, investments, residential, small commercial, multi-family 1 to 4 transactions and referrals in and out of the Sacramento region, etc.  And when tough economic times required it, I became proficient at managing short sales and other distress sales.

Early in my work life I was a banker, teacher and administrator at the college level.  I left the University and partnered in 1991 with a senior REALTOR® to learn the ins and outs of marketing properties for sale and negotiation to get the highest price I could on the best terms and buy properties for the lowest price and best terms.  I embrace the practical application of my college-honed communication skills and on the job experience engaging with hundreds of clients and other agents to market, negotiate and manage your transaction.

Several years ago I realized that I could better serve my clients by bringing together a group of professionals.  So now I work with other real estate agents - residential and commercial - a transaction coordinator, a marketing coordinator and an array of escrow and title companies, lenders, exchange companies, home inspectors, contractors, trades-people, stagers, relocation specialists, etc.



 California State University Sacramento

  • M.A. Communication Studies, 1983
  • B.A. Communication Studies & Government/International Relations, 1981


Volunteer Leadership

  • CSUS Appointment, Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee, Member
  • CSUS Student Body President, 1979-81
  • CSUS Foundation, Board Member
  • Sutter Hospitals Commission on Program Planning, Commission Member, Chair
  • Harry S Truman Club - Executive Committee Member, Past Dinner Chair, Past Vice President, Past President
  • CSUS Stinger Foundation, Member, Vice President
  • College Town Apartments - Board Member
  • Friends of Regional Transit Light Rail & Transit, Board Member
  • YWCA - Advisory Board Member
  • Sacramento State University Alumni Association, Board Member
  • Sacramento Arts & Business Council, Board Member
  • CSUS Theater & Dance Department - Advisory Board Member, Past Chair
  • CSUS Retirees Association, Board Member, Dinner Chair, Liaison to CSUS Alumni Association
  • 40th Anniversary of Martin Luther King speech at Sacramento State College - Committee Chair (Committee member, 50th Anniversary, currently in process and will be celebrated on October 15-16, 2017)
  • League of Sacramento Theatres, Board Member


Charitable Giving

Charities need contributions to help and better our community.  The pandemic has made an existing need even more clear.  Coldwell Banker Residential Realty has charitable priorities.  I have my own.  I give to many charities but usually don’t talk about them.  However, I’ve picked out two to highlight.  Part of the solution for charitable need for monies is Joe Gibson and others giving to them.   

I’m contributing to these charities in 2021, and I may volunteer.   If you want to send money their way or volunteer, please do.  I’ll carry these priorities into the next year.  If I can help in any way, please call me.  

The charities are:


The Bess Endowment and Fund at Sac State 

Robert Bess, the former Executive Vice President at California State University, Sacramento, was my boss when I worked in the University’s administration.  After working for him, he and I became good friends.  I organized his memorial service when he passed.  He loved musical theater and opera and wanted to see them flourish for the benefit of the University and students.  

In collaboration with the Sacramento State Retirees, they identify student groups, tickets are purchased for those groups selected by the Retirees Association so the students can attend performances.  The Theater and Dance Department and Music School gain additional income because of ticket sales and Sac State students receive free tickets and an appreciation of the art form.    

Friends of Sacramento Arts  

Friends of Sacramento Arts is committed to restoring arts education for the 235,000 K-12 school children and youth in Sacramento County.  Only 25% of the students are receiving some type of arts education.  Almost none of the Title 1 schools have arts education programs.  

Schools cannot do this alone.  Friends of Sacramento Arts provides funding for teaching artists and arts education programs that include music, theatre, dance, and the visual arts, focusing on diversity and equity.  Friends is working with other community and education leaders to advocate for arts education and professional teacher development to establish arts integration in the curriculum.  Arts education is critical for both academic and social-emotional development of our community’s children and youth. 

"Joe was great! We had no concerns at all during the process; we were so confident that Joe would resolve everything and he did. Joe took all of our requests into consideration. He was also knowledgeable on all aspects of the transaction. He did everything possible in regards to the sale of our home and the purchase of another. Highly recommend!"

  -E & D.M., Client

"Selling my house in a pandemic was one of the most difficult things I've had to do, but with Joe Gibson as my realtor, I was supported every step of the way. I was thrilled when the house sold within weeks above asking price! I recommend Joe Gibson wholeheartedly, he was definitely the right realtor for me."

  -L.L., Client

"I moved to Sacramento from Colorado in 2016 to be near my daughter, son-in-law, and grand kids. They introduced me to Joe since I wanted to buy something and didn’t know my way around the area. Joe scored his first points with me when he called me and spent a good hour on the phone asking what I like to do, what my interests were, what activities was I interested in, and what type of neighborhood I envisioned myself in. That getting-to-know-you phone call was invaluable. During the purchasing process, Joe went above and beyond explaining every step of the process and clearly championed my interests. After a couple of years, I decided to move to another area closer to my family. Joe sold my townhome within two weeks. The entire process was smooth. I just moved into my little dream home and Joe facilitated that, too. He is the consummate professional. If I had a question and if he didn’t know the answer, he got back to me quickly. He knows just about everyone in Sacramento."

  -K.K., Client

"Joe went above and beyond. We are past clients. We expected excellent service from Joe and we weren’t disappointed. We had to move across the country prior to close of escrow. Joe kept us informed about the house and its sale progress. Joe provided as much information as possible to keep us comfortable. He even made several trips to the property to check on its condition without our prompting him to do so. We were very satisfied with the outcome."

  -L.F., Client

Coldwell Banker Realty
2277 Fair Oaks Boulevard, #440
Sacramento, CA