Meet our Team
Ross Bruce is the broker at AVR Realty, Inc. He attended College of San Mateo, San Diego State University, and graduated from San Francisco State University in 1978. Ross holds a degree in Finance with a minor in Real Estate and Urban Development. On his graduation day from San Francisco State University, Ross drove straight over to a home in Burlingame where he listed his first home with cap and gown still in the trunk. In 1982, Ross officially took over for his parents as managing broker, becoming the third generation to run AVR Realty, Inc.
Sally Navarro has been a real estate agent with AVR Realty, Inc. since 1987. She is not only our rental agent here at AVR but she also does property management and sales. She was born and raised in the bay area and has spent most of her life on the peninsula. Sally is also a notary public.
Ayn Gilmore started at AVR Realty, Inc. in 2008 as the office receptionist. In 2012 she also took on the role of property management bookkeeper. In 2017 she became a licensed real estate agent. Ayn attended San Francisco Community College and transferred to the University of California Berkeley where she graduated in 2018 with a degree in psychology.
Gordon Bruce is Ross's younger brother and night/weekend manager. He is the person in charge of any emergency issues that occur after business hours.
Tillie is a 11 year-old Beabull (Beagle and English Bulldog mix). She is our official C.S.O. (Chief Snoring Officer). She can be found in the office napping in the sun and greeting those that come in. She is very friendly and loves a good scratch.
Bella is an 12 year-old Wheaten Terrier. She can be found napping and hanging out around Sally's desk. She's a sweet girl who loves to give kisses.