Kenny Truong Real Estate Agent at Climb Real Estate

Kenny Truong

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Agent Highlights

Kenny is a top selling Oakland agent - having sold over 67% more properties in Oakland than the average agent.
Kenny has great Condo experience - having sold 95 more condos than the average agent.
Kenny is a SFH expert - working with over 67% more single family homes than the average Oakland agent.

More about Kenny Truong

A top producer since 2011, #FASTAGENT Kenny Truong is a rookie and a vet in the top 1% of agents in number of homes sold in the East Bay. Kenny started from the bottom out of college, and has attributed his success to his hunger for knowledge in real estate buying and selling. Growing up, he had a passion for technology, and he is ecstatic that technology has finally caught up in this growing industry. With increased open data, powerful marketing tools, and efficient systems being developed by new startups, he is able to use technology to better serve his clients. Leveraging these insights, Kenny can bring value to the table for his clients in helping them strategize to win regardless of market conditions. Kenny is one of the best real estate agents in Oakland, with a track record of over 200 homes sold in just the last 5 years. He is highly responsive, very transparent, and super ...
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Education

California State University - East Bay, CA

Certifications

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®)

Title & Escrow Specialist

Expert in HomeLight’s Closing Services, a secure title and escrow platform

Preferred Agent

Has a track record of fast responses and high-quality service

License Number

01861788

Kenny earned the Best of HomeLight Award in 2018 for being in the Top 1% of agents in the area.

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Kenny Truong's Reviews & Ratings

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    • Working with Kenny Truong and his partner Romeena Ghaziani was an excellent experience and I would strongly recommend them to anyone looking to sell in the Bay Area. They helped us with the sale of our Oakland condo, and despite the fact that that we no longer live in the area, everything went smoothly. They were truly our eyes and ears on the ground and helped to facilitate a fast and effective sale resulting in a better-than-expected sales price. Very strong negotiators and professional businesspeople. They were very thoughtful about providing support to our existing tenants as they looked for their next rental, as well as arranging all details with our condo HOA for staging and other logistical details. Can't recommend them highly enough.

      - Old City, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny and Mayury were fantastic. Totally professional and incredibly fast sale. We handed over our property and they did everything! It was so nice to not do anything during such a big move. They kept us informed of every little detail. Would definitely recommend them to others.

      - Caroline B.
    • Ken was great!! He was knowledgeable and everything we discussed came to fruition. I would wholly recommend him to anyone selling or buying in the bay area.

      - Chris Bassel
    • Kenny is the most responsive and available agent you'll ever meet. It could be 7am or 11pm. He's available on the phone, text, email, or gchat. This guy knows neighborhoods street by street and any previous transactions in the area off the top of his head. He took me to over 30 homes and he must have already bought or sold a home in each surrounding area. Most realtors are average, but when you're looking to win deals you need way better than that. Kenny is 10x more efficient, knowledgeable, passionate and hardworking than any realtor a friend or family member referred you to.

      - St. Elizabeth, Oakland, CA
    • Working with Kenny was a pleasant experience. He actually helped me buy a property and sell another. He's very responsive but more importantly, very knowledgeable. I would absolutely reach out to Kenny again for my future purchases and sales.

      - Cameron Ho - Toler Heights, Oakland, CA
    • Thanks Kenny and Mayury! Multiple offers over asking price, Listed, sold and Funded all in 19 days! Unbelievable. I was biased because we went to the same high school, but after reviewing Kennys successfull portfolio of sold homes made it an easy choice. Thanks again, and hopefully we will have more opportunities in the future.

      - Tolao Sadler - Millsmont, Oakland, CA
    • My sister and I had a very positive experience working with Mayury and Kenny to sell our property. All of our questions and concerns were addressed quickly and thoroughly. On more than one occasion, Mayury went out of her way to meet with me so that we wasted no time in getting my house sold! Kenny was on top of the paperwork and it was easily done through Docusign. I knew we picked the right team that would help us sell our home in the timeline we desired. I would definitely work with Mayury and Kenny again when I am ready to purchase my next home!

      - Sharon C.
    • Kenny's a hard worker. He loves what he does and takes pride in being very responsive. He's not the top-producer in the Oakland for no reason. He's earned his spot at the top by working hard, being knowledgable, using technology efficiently, and making it a commitment to know as many A-players in the game (lenders, lawyers, service providers, etc) as possible. His partner, Mayury, who comes in at the later part of the deal to help with closing is awesome also. She's super pleasant and very efficient. Both are great team together.

      - Jonathan G.
    • Kenny worked with us for almost a full year, 6 offers, and finally we're closing on a house! I agree with the other reviews here - Kenny knows his stuff, takes great care of his clients, has a huge amount of integrity, and wants to get you in the the RIGHT home. Not only is he aware of what's going on in Oakland, but in real estate across the country, special programs offered by different banks, and has a blog with good posts. You never get the sense that Kenny's out just to make a fortune in real estate. It's clear that he very much enjoys his work, and you can't buy that kind of authenticity. I'd highly recommend him.

      - Carmen Lansdowne - Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA
    • I had a difficult legal situation with my ex in trying to sell my home. Kenny and Mayury were able to offer me support and had hung in there with me for over a year while I had to file court actions from even listing the house, signing the listing agreement, etc. They were able to provide me with many solutions including remodeling, repairs, lending, and other home sales related issues. They were very responsive in my needs and particular legal situation. They had the resources and expertise to sell my house at the best offer, which had exceeded my expectation. I highly recommend using Kenny Truong as your realtor.

      - Susan Shih - Mt Eden, Hayward, CA
    • I am grateful to have worked with Kenny through one of my biggest life decisions. Thanks to Kenny, my boyfriend and I are now homeowners! Kenny's shows great work ethnics by responding to all of my texts and questions quickly, providing us constant updates, and being with us every step of the way. He will definitely not give up on you. I highly recommend working with Kenny.

      - Candy C. - Meadow Brook, Oakland, CA
    • He was wonderful showing us many homes over a period of a year, and providing comparables and fix-up estimates. He was very easy to reach when we had questions and always showed up on time.

      - Joy B. - El Sobrante, CA
    • Extremely fast and helpful! I'd recommend Kenny to anyone looking to purchase a home.

      - Mercedes Sperling
    • Excellent. Super knowledgeable, attentive, and detail oriented.

      - Steven Fanchiang
    • Best agent ! Kenny is super fast . He knows what is he doing . He helps us get our house through smoothly processes . You could talk and discuss anything with him because he treat you like a friend not just only as a client. Thanks Kenny !

      - Sakina Happy Sai - Maxwell Park, Oakland, CA
    • As new Homebuyers, we were looking for an agent who is not only experienced, but someone who also is really up to date with what's going on in the market, is easily accessible, honest, sincere and knows all the tricks of the trade. Kenny sure proved to be all that. He was very accommodating with our schedule and was always quick to respond to my calls, emails or texts. He was there for every Open House we wanted to attend to make sure he personally connects with the Listing Agent, which, what we believe, gave us a bit of an advantage amongst the other bidders, as the Listing Agent vividly remembered us and Kenny from the Open House. We had a multi bid scenario and we ultimately got our offer accepted. Kenny and his assistant Mayury were just wonderful in making the process as smooth as possible. Kenny has also the most high tech state of the art programs/software that allow him to do all kinds of market research and make doc signing literally appointment free... We definitely recommend Kenny to anyone looking for a well rounded Realtor!

      - Silvia Zimmermann - Newark, CA.
    • Kenny Truong is ... The best Real Estate Agent in the bay area!

      - John James
    • Kenny takes "#fastagent" to a whole new level. I don't think I have met any other agent as tech savvy and informative as Kenny. Not only is he on top of communication (will contact thru email/text/phone/FB/Instagram), he's also very knowledgeable with real estate market. Mention any home on the market in the area, he has probably already did his homework on the property. My first purchase experience: Looked at house, consulted Kenny on various aspects of purchasing, trusted his insight on how to bid, and even got some money back due to the condition of the property after inspection. Paperwork wasn't overbearing due to Kenny's use of technology. Followup and status updates were crucial during the process and I can say his services did not disappoint. I mostly appreciate Kenny's ability to efficiently and effectively work with his clients. I am very impressed with these qualities and can say that Kenny stands out from the rest of the agents.

      - Annie H. - Prescott, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny is very smart and savvy about real estate and thinks on his toes in tight spots. He was very instrumental in getting us our home in a very tight market.

      - Ashton Lam - Highland Terrace, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny is very knowledgable about the real estate market. He was attentive to our needs and was a pleasure to work with. He made our first time home buying experience a BREEZE. We are very happy with our new residence. It was everything we wanted at a price that we feel like it is worth. He never pushed us to like a house, and was very honest about what he believed the value of the home is. He's everything we wanted in a realtor: smart, knowledgeable, honest, reliable, and accessible! Thanks Kenny!

      - Helen Gu - Maxwell Park, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny is everything you want in your favorite real estate agent but what stood out most to me is his ability to source information on a home from the various online tools available - almost like information at his finger tips. This made sifting through homes a faster process, and made me find the right property ahead of others. Not only that, he can also do your offers faster, very responsive and all of this means no good home slips through the cracks. I will not hesitate to go back to him for my next purchase or sale. He also knows the east bay market inside out.

      - P. Deepu - Castro Valley, CA
    • Kenny is an awesome Real Estate Agent. He responds to questions promptly and provides lots of relevant information related to the properties he showed me while I was looking for a house. He is professional, courteous and a excellent negotiator.

      - Jo James - Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny is AMAZING. Extremely friendly, fast, efficient, knowledgeable, and gets things done and in time. I've never had to wait too long for a response. Great agent and a pleasure working with.

      - Nizar - Prescott, Oakland, CA
    • As far as Realtors go, Kenny and his team is the best I've ever seen. I found him on Redfin and we could not be happier with our experience. He's incredibly professional, knowledgeable, and responsive, and immediately understood what we were looking for. After we had finally found the perfect home, Kenny and his sidekick Mayury Bounprakob did a fantastic job closing the deal. We felt very comfortable at every step of the process as they kept us informed and updated almost daily. We will use him again and again, and will recommend him to anyone looking to buy in the Bay Area.

      - Vi L.
    • After working with a few agents earlier, I realized Kenny was a good match for my first home purchase. He listened and understood my needs and wants and always made time to show prospective homes around my schedule. I liked his positive attitude, passion and aggressiveness when needed. It was fortunate in my case that he is an expert with short-sales and REOs and professional during a complicated closing process. I would highly recommend him to family and friends and will contact him again for my future real estate needs.

      - William H.
    • After doing research and multiple interviews with other agents, we felt confident that Kenny and his team at Climb would represent the sale of our West Oakland loft and garner the best results in the quickest time. His recommended listing price, marketing plan and general approach got us an incredible offer within 2 weeks of going on the market. Highly impressed with everyone that made this happen!

      - Jam Bala - Prescott, Oakland, CA
    • Hard working, will show any number of places to you and makes himself available, knows his stuff, dedicated, gives his opinions and spends the time to help you understand. His relationship with the seller helped us make a preemptive offer averting a bidding war. Kenny also stayed calm through a number of borderline meltdowns by me. His assistance, Mayury is truly his better half.. great team. Redfin gave me a nice credit which helped. Couldn't have asked for more.

      - Paul Miller - Produce & Waterfront, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny was super responsive, organized and knowledgeable in getting my home sold. He knew how to attract buyers to my home and offered advice wholeheartedly, without hesitation at any time. Kenny lives up to his name of "fast agent" as he works hard to get sellers and I'm sure buyers results.

      - Kathy C.
    • Kenny was so accommodating! He quickly answered questions and always returned calls in a timely manner. When we needed assistance or had concerns, he was there for us, all of the way! Thank you Kenny for helping us throughout our first time home buyers experience, making it much less stressful! We appreciate the quality of service he provided! We would definitely recommend Kenny Truong!!!

      - L. Bettles - Castro Valley, CA
    • Kenny was awesome to work with! He is the 2nd realtor that I worked with in purchasing my properties. He worked hard helping me find a property that I'll be happy with and ensuring that I was going to be paying a fair price. What stood out for me was that with my work schedule I'm never sure exactly the time I get off or able to leave to see a house but Kenny was okay with me providing his with short notice to view the properties. He did have a preferred lender that he likes to use due to the closing ratio he had with them but was willing to work with the lender I choose even though I changed it up right when we got into contract (my fault on that). But throughout the whole process he was very prompt at getting back to me and ensuring everything went as smoothly as possible! Even if it meant having his team come out to the property to meet with my inspectors and contractors. The part that stood out the most was that everyone one that assisted me from Michael James Realtor came to meet me at the house when Kenny handed me the keys. Thanks Kenny and Mayury for all your hard work! Defiantly would be reaching out to you guys when I'm ready for my next property!

      - Timothy L.
    • Kenny was absolutely amazing to work with. He gave me and my husband many options and made the process of find our dream home very smooth. Kenny was also very transparent with us and let us know every in advance before we fully commited into buying the house. Kenny is one of the best realtors I have ever worked with and would recommend him to anyone trying to buy a new home.

      - Julie Nguyen
    • Kenny Truong is one of the most professional realtors ive known. It was a pleassure working with him. Kenny Truong conducted a lengthy home search on our behalf. He listened to our needs, sent us numerous listings for our review and followed up on our questions and concerns. This was our first home purchase. When we found our house, Kenny coordinated all of our home inspections and professionally represented us. He was always there for us and kept us informed. He is very knowledgeable about Real Estate and did a great job. We will use kenny in the future as well as recommending his services to others. It isn't often that you meet someone as enthusiastic about there work as Kenny Truong.

      - Havenscourt, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny and his assistant Mayury were truly amazing to work with. Kenny completely understood us from the get-go and was low pressure but informative and available when we needed help. He let us drive the search and go at our own pace, and when we found the right home Kenny swooped in and got our offer accepted the first time we made one! We were able to secure an amazing little home well within our budget in the craziest housing market on the planet. Awesome! If that weren't enough, Mayury was a god send after we discovered the seller's contractor hadn't finished a bunch of the work he said he had. Getting the contractor out to the house to finish what he had promised instantly became a total nightmare, but Mayury managed the entire situation with urgency and professionalism. She gave us daily updates, coordinated appointments at our new house, and even met me at our old place to pick up our keys when we couldn't make it ourselves. In the end, when the contractor still refused to fix the last thing, she kicked him to the curb and sent their own amazing contractor to finish the work at their own expense. We absolutely, without a doubt, would not be in our current home if it wasn't for them. You guys are the best!!

      - Emily S.
    • I purchased a home in Oakland about 2 years ago. Because I was unfamiliar with the real estate market in the East Bay, I researched the top agents in the Oakland area and from my research chose Kenny Truong as my real estate broker. Kenny provided valuable insight about the different sub-markets in Oakland and put me in touch with his preferred lender. Kenny also has a great team of real estate and loan professionals who support him and his clients. I am very satisfied with the service I received and I'm glad that I purchased in Oakland.

      - Isaura Ayala
    • I have just good words for Kenny and also his coworker Mayuri. When I wanted to sell my apartment in Oakland I had several realtors coming and most of them were looking how to market themselves - pricing very low so that many customers come and they would be handing them their business cards promoting themselves. The only person who agreed with me exactly on my pricing was Kenny. Professional, fast and very good at estimating the market situation. Would recommend highly.

      - Blanka Popovic
    • I had the pleasure of working with Kenny on a transaction recently. Never before have I seen someone so on top of their communications! He was very responsive and helped guide his clients through a successful transaction. In a crowded industry, do not settle for anyone who will not give you the help you deserve in your home purchase. I highly recommend Kenny and his services, you will not regret your decision.

      - A. Spell - Prescott, Oakland, CA
    • I had the pleasure of working with Kenny and his team on a purchase transaction not to long ago. They were all very professional and ultra responsive to any questions that arose. I would strongly recommend any buyers to work with Kenny in the Oakland area.

      - Andrew S.
    • I had the great pleasure of working with Kenny back in 2014 to help me buy my home. He has a great team that helps answers all of your questions and to work around your schedule for inspections and getting quotes on bids. We we're bided out of a quite of few homes (even the one I'm in now) but used his skills as a realtor to work with the seller to still accept my offer. Give Kenny a call and you wont be disappointed. Its about time for me to give him a call again as I'm getting ready to buy but waiting on finding that perfect house!

      - Timothy Leong
    • The very mention of team Ken and Mayury brings a smile to the members of this household. After deciding to sale and choosing Climb to represent the process, there have never been any regrets. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Before meeting the team; it was the credentials of the lead agent Kenny Truong and the reputation of Climb that provided insight that this was the guy needed to meet our expectations. 2. Climb was also chosen because, Ken had many great ideas. Completing the team in concert with Ken is his partner Mayury Bounprakob, who was the Project Manager entirely. Our process was probably one of the most challenging because of timing and government interference with interest rates. Mayury was always on top of whatever hurdle was thrown our way with a calm word, explanations of the process, lending an ear for questions and anything that needed to be addressed or handled professionally. 3. There are actually several instances where Mayury and Ken did something special. For starters and this is uncommon, as noted by many whom I've shared this with. When the house was first listed the first opening was a "Soft Opening", which entailed Ken and Mayury to canvas our community (door to door) and invite each neighbor to a party with food, drink and dessert while introducing our listing!! What a nice way to set the stage and environment of launching the home to the public, which was also covered by our Agents. Another instance that I must mention, which I shared with Mayury already is when... the process was in pending mode and our Buyer was coming from the Los Angeles area. To be clear - I am located in the Oakland area. At the same time, Real-estate regulations dictated a change in the process that was not commonly known by all parties involved. I later learned that Mayury saw the challenge and rose to the occasion by spending extra time to learn how to approach and resolve this new situation - quickly. I feel fortunate that we had a watchful, intuitive and professional Agent who took the bull by the horns and alleviated the stress that was associated with that part of the process for everyone! BRAVO!!!!! 4. By now - I have made it abundantly clear - that I Would Recommend and Choose the Team of Ken and Mayury, without question!!!??? Feel fortunate if you do!!

      - Archea Glefly - Sheffield Village, Oakland, CA
    • He is the 2nd realtor that I worked with in purchasing my properties. He worked hard helping me find a property that I'll be happy with and ensuring that I was going to be paying a fair price. What stood out for me was that with my work schedule I'm never sure exactly the time I get off or able to leave to see a house but Kenny was okay with me providing his with short notice to view the properties. He did have a preferred lender that he likes to use due to the closing ratio he had with them but was willing to work with the lender I choose even though I changed it up right when we got into contract (my fault on that). But throughout the whole process he was very prompt at getting back to me and ensuring everything went as smoothly as possible! Even if it meant having his team come out to the property to meet with my inspectors and contractors. The part that stood out the most was that everyone one that assisted me from Michael James Realtor came to meet me at the house when Kenny handed me the keys. Thanks Kenny and Mayury for all your hard work! Defiantly would be reaching out to you guys when I'm ready for my next property!

      - T. Leong - Iveywood, Oakland, CA
    • The best thing about Kenny is that he has used his experience make the process efficient and lucrative for selling houses. He invests in the advertising/marketing aspects of the sale (e.g. visibility on all websites, professional photos, floor plans, etc) which translates into a faster sale for possibly more than another realtor. I was extremely satisfied with this. We sold our house within a week for more that I would have expected. He also gave good advice on what we should focus on in home improvements before it went on the market. The only word of caution that I have is that he doesn't 'hold your hand' as much as another dealer. He's very responsive to any requests, but the personal touch is lighter than other realtors. For me, this was a perfect match (I didn't want much of that) but if your personality type wants to be close to your realtor you may want to go with someone else.

      - Brian Grimes - School, Oakland, CA
    • This is as good as it gets. I was in and out of touch with Kenny for a few months prior (while I debated whether or not to sell my home). He was never pushy or "salesy" which is what I expected from most agents out there. When I decided to pull the trigger and list my home, Kenny was extremely responsive and well-informed. It's easy to distinguish Kenny from other agents out there simply because of: - his outstanding work ethic (very personable, responsive, and flexible) his knowledge and expertise of the local market (prior to appraisal, they gave me a spot-on estimate of market value and walked me through the entire process) his ability to fully leverage technology -- his professional branding and marketing clearly shines above the rest In summary: Kenny (and his partner Mayury) far exceeded my expectations and delivered on what was promised in a much shorter timeframe than expected. From the day I decided to sell to closing escrow was roughly 2 months (including moving, staging, listing, and closing escrow). They also helped my close friends find their home recently and they were extremely pleased with their experience as well. Bravo #TEAMFAST! On a side note: Unfortunately Kenny's work gets discounted frequently by disgruntled and frustrated home buyers due to the expected, competitive, Bay Area market. Although he markets and highlights newer, upscale developments, it also important to remember that the buyer's market is beyond of his control. Despite the fact that cheaper homes = lower commissions, he continues to push for more affordable housing (check out his listings throughout the Bay Area that list for under $400K).

      - Samuel Y. - Prescott, Oakland, CA
    • It's hard to not notice #fastagent throughout social media and benches plastered with #fastagent throughout Oakland. Through curiosity, my fianc and I looked up the hashtag to see what the deal was. After working with another agent for a month and not getting any results, we contacted Kenny through his website. Immediately, he sent us an e-mail back asking if we wanted to see some open houses that we sparked interest in. Being first time buyers, we were nervous and had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. Kenny was patient and always available when we had any questions. He's quite impressive, I'm not sure if he gets any sleep. He is very responsive through phone, e-mail, text, and his website. When Kenny was out of town, his partner, Mayury stepped in and showed us a hidden gem. 21 days later, the house is ours. I cannot stress what a great team Kenny and Mayury make. We wish we used them from the beginning! We will be referring everyone we know to this great team. GO #FASTAGENT!!!

      - Nancy P. - Burbank, Hayward, CA
    • I'd recommend to Kenny to someone who knows exactly what the want and where. Kenny was very proactive in seeking me as a client and though it was my first time buying, i knew pretty much what i was doing.

      - R. Jamison - Adams Point, Oakland, CA
    • I owe Kenny one good review. I had clear idea what the initial price should be for my property I wanted to put on the market. Kenny was the only agent I contacted who agreed with my estimate. I let my apartment to Mayuri and him for a month to sell and went on vacation. They staged it and I was not happy. However staging company did very good job as the property sold for $20000 more than I was expected to fetch. There was some loss of communication as emails I sent ended somehow in their spam boxes at the end of the process. But otherwise the process was relatively smooth although the seller requested a lot of contingencies.

      - Enkica - Adams Point, Oakland, CA
    • Kenny and Mayury are the best! We listed and sold our house with them and we received offers way over the listing price. Our house sold in less than 30 days. We loved working with them. They know their market and know how to bring the right buyer to the seller.

      - Mishal Robinson - Oak Center, Oakland, CA
    • My husband and I worked with Kenny & Courtney to sell our first home and we had a great experience. They advised us on the minor updates we needed to make to get top dollar, and were always available for us when we were out and about selecting woods/paints/etc. We are very busy and techy people so we appreciated the fact that we were able to do 90% of this work via text message - and we would always get immediate response. Most importantly though, they helped sell our townhouse while it was under a very complex litigation that ultimately scared many buyers away. Regardless of the fact, we still got over asking and it closed quickly. We highly recommend them.

      - Kerry Zuvella
    • I had a great experience working with Kenny, Mayury, and Grant. I really appreciate all the hard work they put into helping me sell my home. They are very knowledgeable and guided me through the selling process. I would definitely recommend them to friends and family. Thanks again.

      - East Peralta, Oakland, CA
    • I worked with Kenny and his associate Mayury. I am very please to have worked with them. They are professionals! This was my first time selling and they made the process super easy. They communicated very well and was available whenever I needed them. My loft was not an easy sell. We had a very short amount of time to sell the loft and the loft itself was also undergoing litigation with the builder. Even under these unfavorable circumstances we still sold well above the asking price and got 2 months of free rent back all that within 3 weeks on the market. What really surprised me was that Mayury kept in contact months after the sale when the rent back ended. I highly recommend them.

      - Chuck K. - Longfellow, Emeryville, CA
    • Kenny and his partner Mayury were very patient and helpful with us, even though it took us quite awhile to land on a house. He gave us good advice (which we sometimes ignored, but he was always right). I would definitely recommend Kenny and Mayury - they are top-notch!

      - D. Pec - Merriwood, Oakland, CA