Francis La Poll - Broker/Realtor®/Attorney/CRS/SRES
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La Poll Realtors®
Palo Alto - Los Altos - San Jose - Atherton
2225 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94303
DRE#: 01182478


DD: 650.799.0267

Fax: 650.969.2303



Professional Experience

Michael’s superb interpersonal skills combined with his engineering and project management background uniquely qualify him to market your home or income property, or find you just the right home or investment property, using a process that is both results-oriented and enjoyable. 


A 1989 graduate of U.S.C. with a Masters in Systems Management, Michael also earned his B.S. in Computer Science in 1983.  Michael offers the individual client the same high skill level and dedication to customer service that brought him success in the high-tech industry.  He has specialized in customer relationship and complex project management with such Silicon Valley giants as Apple and Cisco. 


Michael has over twenty years’ experience in real estate, including ownership and property management at all levels, from single family homes, duplexes and four-plexes, to large complexes involving over 100 units each.



M.S. Systems Management, University of Southern California; Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Millersville University of Pennsylvania.


Professional Philosophy

I provide a pleasant experience and the best value to each client.  My goal is to develop a lasting professional relationship with each client. 


Professional Affiliations

Multiple Listing Service, National Association of Realtors®, California Association of Realtors®, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors®


Personal Background

A native of Pennsylvania, Michael has lived in Los Altos for many years, and served on the City’s general plan committee focusing on traffic issues.  He is fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish and Italian.



“Thank you for taking care of every detail for us.  You did everything you said you would.  You were a real life saver.” R.B. & S.B., San Jose Sellers

“You made everything go so smoothly for us. From offer to closing, it was stress-free.” –S.J.B and J.H.B., San Jose Buyers

“Michael helped me prepare our home for sale in a way that minimized my cost, yet achieved the best possible price in the shortest time on the market.—M.C.L., Los Altos Seller