Natalia Donavan is an executive assistant to Johnny Drake of the Alain Pierret and Johnny Drake Group, and Compass team-member. Natalia is a Sonoma County native and licensed Realtor® dedicated to her clients. She has a broad range of experience working with buyers and sellers including rural country properties, condos, vacant and fire lots, as well as luxury estates across Sonoma County. Natalia understands that the most important part of what she does is maintaining integrity and building trust for long-term client relationships and referral bases by handling every unique transaction with the utmost care and reliability. She has worked with a diverse client base and her in-depth understanding of the local real estate market has earned her the confidence of her colleagues and clients. Natalia understands the importance of creative marketing and works with inspired energy to present her listings beautifully, with both local and broad exposure.
Natalia considers real estate to be her true life’s work rather than a job. She offers a wealth of resources and a solid network to help sell listings efficiently. She recognizes the Sonoma County market from a truly local perspective. She is an expert on the many neighborhoods, schools, and the different sub-cultures throughout Wine Country. She has observed the growth and changes of the local communities, which has given her the experience and vision to be a trusted advisor for potential investment opportunities. She enjoys learning and understanding the specific criteria of buyers to help find the property that fits their distinct needs.
Natalia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sonoma State University. She has a professional history in the wine industry and she is an expert in agriculture/viticulture properties. She enjoys traveling both nationally and abroad, and feels truly blessed to call Sonoma County home with all it has to offer; here she relishes her hobbies of hiking, biking, wine tasting, world-class cuisine, and farm-to-table home cooking. She is an animal-lover and people-person. She enjoys supporting her causes both fiscally, and by volunteering consistently for causes including animal rescue projects, as well as local homeless shelters. She profoundly understands the importance and value of having a place to call home, and endeavors to be part of a solution to help those temporarily without one.