Mansur “Manny” Zahir


San Francisco born native with in-depth knowledge and understanding of Northern California cities, communities, people, culture, and real estate markets. Personal approach to real estate based on client needs and relationships, not transactions. Focused and diligent approach to understand each client’s goals and to leverage years of industry experience. Reputation as a trusted advisor with honest communication and ability to negotiate favorable terms effectively. Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills allow the ability to establish an edge for my clients.

  • Experienced authority in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Metropolitan Area markets
  • Familiarity with First Time Home Buyers, Conventional Sales, Real Estate Investments, and Contract Negotiations.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong negotiator, client focused service. Short-sale trained & certified.
  • Skilled at building effective relationships aimed at retaining present business and creating new business opportunities.
Broker-Owner, Zahir Real Estate Inc, 2016 – Present
Greater San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Metropolitan Area (Northern California)
  • A REALTOR® licensed since 2006, responsible for working with buyers, sellers and investors to negotiate the contract terms. Review and ensure document accuracy. Guide clients through the escrow process until successfully closing and handing them the key. Work diligently to listen to my clients, taking time to know them. Communicate the status of their transactions via the type of communication method they prefer. Generate sales leads through advertisements, social media, and business development.

REALTOR®, Coldwell Banker / Zip Realty Inc. 2010 – 2016
Berkeley, San Francisco, Walnut Creek (other cities within SF Bay Area)
  • Execute successful marketing campaigns to increase brokerage revenue and sales. Develop new agents and grow team to cover multiple counties throughout the SF Bay Area. Foster leads and convert them to clients that buy, sell, and invest in multiple properties. Work diligently to build a reputation in the community as a trusted advisor to clients on prices, mortgages, market conditions, and other information. Prepares documents, such as ROI analysis, leases, listing contracts and purchase agreements.

REALTOR®, Real Estate America & Alliance Realty & Lending 2006 – 2010
Sacramento, Elk Grove, Rocklin, Roseville, El Dorado Hills
  • Built relationships of trust and clearly communicated with clients to report transaction status to Buyers and Sellers through their preferred method of contact. Performed competitive analysis throughout various markets in the Northern California Region. Advised first time home buyers on title procedures, escrow, and closings. Worked with buyers/sellers/investors, negotiated contract terms, reviewed documents and ensured accuracy. Compared properties to determine a competitive market price. Promoted properties through advertisements, open houses, and listing services.

2008 – 2010

California State University, Sacramento

Master’s in Business Administration


2003 – 2007

University of California, Davis

Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology

  • Fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi
  • Proficient in Spanish

MEMBERSHIPS: Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, Oakland-Berkeley Association of REALTORS®