Brendan Kiely

Buyer Specialist

Bernie is a Buyer Specialist focusing on Menlo Park. Clients choose to work with Bernie for his intricate knowledge of the Silicon Valley market, consultative approach, and extraordinary work ethic.

Prior to joining DeLeon Realty, Bernie co-founded the Innovators Forum 2015, a startup business & technology conference with over 300 attendees, 25 startup companies, an angel investor panel and a keynote speaker series. As the Co-CEO, Bernie developed a winning go-to-market strategy, oversaw negotiations and delivered pitch deck presentations to lead the venture to record-breaking profitability. Bernie also worked as a Senior Accountant at the Chinese Churches Association of Christian and Missionary Alliance, focusing on financial modeling, reporting and process improvement.

A Bay Area native and property manager, Bernie managed multiple investment properties and is naturally data-driven. Bernie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Menlo College in Atherton. In addition, Bernie was an Honors Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and received the 2014 Heslet Scholar Honorable Mention for excellent academic achievement and presentation of original research.

DeLeon clients greatly benefit from Bernie’s multi-faceted background in business, technology, real estate and finance. Bernie adopts a consultative approach to real estate, updating his clients on neighborhoods, market trends, appreciation potential, resale factors along with the pros and cons of every property.

Bernie regularly attends city council meetings to provide his clients with up-to-date information on the latest local news, regulations and events. He is also an author and writes for the DeLeon Insight newsletters which go out to thousands of homes in Silicon Valley.

  • Education

    Menlo College, Atherton, BS, Finance


    California Real Estate License No. 02002288
    Languages: English and Cantonese

  • Membership

    National Association of REALTORS®
    California Association of REALTORS®
    Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®