Virginia "Ginny" Kavanaugh

Sales Associate

116 Portola Road Portola Valley, CA
Contact: Direct: 650.400.8076 Office: 650.529.8570 Fax: 650.851.4231 Email:
Virginia Kavanaugh - Portola Valley, CA real estate agent

About Virginia

  • Master of Music 1964, Pius XII Institute, Florence, Italy
  • Born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Music 1963 Manhattanville College, New York
  • Resident of Portola Valley since 1973
  • Husband, Jack and family, Joe, John and Michele and their daughter Caitlyn, Bob and Laura and daughter Kate
  • As a Portola Valley resident for 39 years, I've had the chance to learn about the intricacies of local planning and development issues.
  • My familiarity with area schools and community organizations, my focus on details of home sales and purchases and my commitment to achieve client goals enable me to provide the best full-service representation in this area.'
  • Ginny and Joe Kavanaugh are a top producing, mother and son real estate team with 35 years of experience between them. They rank amongst the top 1% of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage agents in Northern California, top 5% nationwide, and are members of the International President’s Premier. Ginny and Joe consistently rank as the top producing team in the company’s Portola Valley office. As longtime residents of Portola Valley, the Kavanaughs are intimately familiar with the surrounding area and are Previews Property Specialists for Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. Joe, who was born in Portola Valley, grew up attending local schools. He went on to attend Villanova University before returning to the area to work alongside Ginny in 2002.


  • Property Specialist representing buyers and sellers in Silicon Valley emphasizing Portola Valley, Woodside, Atherton and Menlo Park.


  • Relocation - Referral Benefits Specialist for Coldwell Banker
  • Full-time, experienced professional real estate agent since May, 1985
  • Active Virtual Tour Agent
  • Previews Property Specialist

Specialty Markets

  • Luxury Properties
  • Relocation
  • Buyer Representative
  • Lot/Land
  • First Time Buyers


  • Silicon Valley Association of Realtors:
  • Member of the California Association of Realtors
  • Member of the National Association of Realtors
  • We are proud to be active members of our community and to have contributed through volunteerism to several local groups and organizations. Ginny is a member of the Advisory Board to the Portola Valley Schools Foundation, has served on the 21st Century Fund Committee, and as past co-president of the executive board for Portola Valley Schools Foundation. She has served on the board of trustees for Woodside Priority and is a past member of the Foundation Board of Summit Prep Charter High School. We are also members of the Peninsula Children’s Center Charter Auxiliary, contributors to Habitat for Humanity, and are on the Catholic Charities CYO fundraising committee.


  • Society of Excellence
  • Nationall ranked in the Top 5% of all Coldwell Banker Agents
  • Top 1 % Sales Associate for Coldwell Banker Northern California
  • #1 Producing Agent - Coldwell Banker Office, Portola Valley since 1994

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