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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.”
Rikki Green DRE# 02089264
Licensed Real Estate Agent
DRE# 02089264
Rikki Green is a Dream Catcher. She works hard to help turn home buying and selling dreams into reality. Born and raised in our beautiful area, she was Rodeo Queen in both Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties. Rikki is well versed in the different neighborhoods within the area, and is exceptional in using her research skills to match people with their dream home. Rikki has spent most of her life in the Real Estate industry. Her mother was an Agent when she was a kid; her first job was working for a Loan Officer that she helped open a Real Estate Office. She has worked for John Friend for over 7 years in all positions, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Calaveras County Association of Realtors since 2019. Rikki possesses the knowledge needed to ensure her clients have an exceptional experience. When Rikki is not taking care of her Clients, she is taking care of her beautiful children and husband. Family is of the utmost importance to Rikki; this is what drives her to provide such Quality Service to each and every one of you. Something that sets Rikki apart from most is her resilience, and her efforts to ensure her clients feel comfortable referring her to their friends and family.
Michelle Marie A'Dair DRE# 01317141
Licensed Real Agent
Click your Heels, There's No Place Like Home. Michelle is The Dancing Realtor. With 23 years experience as a Real Estate Agent & 45 years as a Construction Company Manager in the building industry she is an expert in all your real estate needs including new construction, existing home remodels and design. Michelle is a confident negotiator, excellent facilitator and a dedicated community volunteer. She is truly Your Friend in Real Estate! Personal Statement: I have been growing with the Sierra Mountains for over 45 years. I love this area and I know it well. I enjoy working in real estate and my construction knowledge is very helpful. I am a dedicated agent, a trusted advisor who will help you with all of your real estate needs. Other Fun Facts about Michelle: I am married to a successful local contractor, Scott A'Dair and together we run A'Dair To Build Construction Company Inc. We provide quality custom homes at competitive prices. I am a classically trained dancer and have owned my own dance studio for 8 years and I volunteer directing musicals which has led me to be nicknamed The Dancing Realtor.
Lindsey Hemstalk DRE# 02115299
Licensed Real Estate Agent
As a native to Calaveras & Tuolumne County, Lindsey is familiar with both Counties, extending from Amador County in the East to Mariposa County in the West. Her enthusiastic, "Can-Do" attitude is ideal for identifying each individual clients' yearnings, and adeptly guiding them to fulfill their Real Estate goals. Raised in the Sierra Nevadas, Lindsey appreciates the many unique nuances of mountain life, and all that it entails. Before becoming an Agent, Lindsey spent years helping her clients as a Notary and Loan Signing Agent, which helps with her knowledge of Contracts, Loan Documents and Disclosures.
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.
Beverly Friend DRE# 02097277
Licensed Real Estate Agent
DRE# 02097277
Beverly Friend is a Realtor who brings nearly 30 years of local Real Estate experience to our Real Estate family. She also holds an active Real Estate Appraiser's License, which provides additional market knowledge to her clientele. Beverly has honed the ability to research the three local MLS services, which is extremely helpful when a Buyer is looking for that specific special feature or property. Her knowledge of specific Neighborhoods and Markets in all of Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties goes above and beyond the capacity of most Agents that are mainly localized in a small portion of either County. Excellent customer service is another of Beverly's strengths, and her attitude of "if it is important to you, it is important to me" is the motto she lives by.
Phillip Miller DRE# 00861208
Licensed Real Estate Agent
DRE# 00861208
My wife Patty and I moved to Tuolumne County in 2001 to be closer to family and I fell in love with this area and the community I serve. I am a full time Realtor assisting both buyers and sellers. I have 40 years of experience in all areas of Real Estate and I am a Relocation Specialist. I got my start working for my Dad who owned a construction company and all of my construction knowledge is helpful to my clients. I have been a trusted advisor most of my life as I served in the US Army in Germany and as the Governor of our local Sonora Moose Lodge. You will appreciate my level of Customer Service.
Maria Caldwell DRE# 02014605
Licensed Real Estate Agent
DRE# 02014605
NICE TO MEET YOU! I work with buyers and sellers in Placerville, Camino, Pollock Pines, Cameron Park, and the El Dorado Hills/Folsom Area. How am I Redefining Real Estate? I have been in the real estate industry for more than 15 years. I am an owner investor, an interior designer and a home stager. My in depth involvement of every facet of the real estate industry has allowed me to redefine the scope of what a real estate agent can offer to home buyers and sellers. Living in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 40 years, I have developed many relationships that have opened doors and given me the ability to market your home to Bay Area buyers seeking a new life in beautiful El Dorado County. I love the real estate industry, and enjoy being able to bring all that I am passionate about to the table for my buyers and sellers. I look forward to working together!
Nina Ahlers DRE# 02102153
Licensed Real Agent
Mountains, Lakes, Vineyards - I'm your all around outdoors and fun loving expert ready to find you your perfect getaway home. Whether you're looking for a vacation property or a new place to call home, Tuolumne County is a vibrant geographical gem that has something to offer anybody seeking to make long lasting memories with family and friends. I'm a knowledgeable and trusted agent ready to find you your dream home based on your hobbies and needs.
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