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Meet the Team

John Friend DRE# 01923817
DRE# 01923817
During his many years appraising properties in the foothills and the valley, he appraised well over 10,000 homes in five Counties. He knows all of Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador Counties extensively, as well as San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. This knowledge of the market in multiple Counties allows John to suggest other similar foothill areas that are similar to where the clients started that have better pricing and/or inventory, and allows him to suggest areas that fit his clients best needs and interests.

“As a Broker who has been in the Industry for 25 years, I am very familiar with the local markets in the Counties we serve, and their many quirks. I love helping people find the property that suits them best, and there is nothing more rewarding to me than a satisfied customer.”
Jamie Brown DRE# 01966108
Licensed Real Agent
DRE# 01966108
I moved to Calaveras in 1999 from the Central Valley. I have over 25 years of customer service skills ready to be put to work for you. As a Friends Real Estate services agent, I’m dedicated to helping my clients find the home of their dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, I would love to offer my support and services. I know the local community — both as an agent and a neighbor — and can help guide you through the nuances of our local market. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, I work hard to make your real estate experience memorable and enjoyable.
Joe Marshall DRE# 02099432
Licensed Real Agent
DRE# 02099432
Big Joe Marshall is a southern boy from Mississippi who started his 40 year Radio Broadcast career at the age of 15. After living all over the Country, Big Joe moved from Alaska, and landed in Sonora, CA in 2006. He went on to host the highest rated radio show in Sonora CA for 14 years; the "Big Joe and Bridgette Morning Show," which connected the Motherlode to Country Music and Fun, and became part of the Community. Joe joined Friends Real Estate Services in 2020 as a Realtor, and now helps families buy and sell Homes in Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties. Give him a call at 209-454-8121