About Marilyn L. WoodsMarilyn attended—and graduated from—CA State University, Hayward, CA, with a Bachelors degree in Human Development. Her professional career has been highlighted by three different positions: all providing experiences and skills, which aided her growth exponentially over time.
Prior to entering the world of Real Estate, Marilyn worked for U.S. Steel Corporation, in Pittsburg, CA, several years after high school, as one of two Senior Production Schedulers, the only female and African-American at that time, she became a trailblazers for women in today’s workplace. For a short period of time she worked for a travel agency which allowed her the freedom to create her own wholesale tour packages.
Once hooked on travel, Marilyn accepted a position with United Airlines, in San Francisco, where she worked 14-years and while there, she held several positions such as, Buyer of aircraft parts, Inventory Planning Specialist, and Supervisor. Shortly after taking an early retirement package from United Airlines, she went to work for the State of CA, Employment Development Department (EDD), as a Staff Representative, she worked for 12-years assisting indigent clients, e.g., Veterans, those chronically unemployed, etc., seeking re-entry careers in the workplace. On April 1, 2014, she officially retired from her fourth-professional career.
As a Realtor, Marilyn’s focus is on getting to know her client(s) as people and developing a long term relationships. Whether you are a first time buyer or seller, seasoned investor, or relocating, she will treat your transaction with upmost care. . Her business is built on: dedication, communication, determination & trust. One of her passions is helping first time Buyers. Most first-time Buyers don’t realize the benefits of home ownership. To help educate first-time buyers, she provides resource information to effectively guide them in planning & credit/ FICO repair.
As a residence of Benicia since 1979, and almost a life time residence of the Bay area, Marilyn looks forward to working with you in finding that perfect home that fits your needs.
Marilyn’s interests and hobbies include, traveling, baking, cycling, and spending time with family.