Carolyn Pistone, President & Managing Director

Carolyn is a committed Earthling dedicated to saving the planet using her real estate license! Carolyn is the President and Managing Director at Clear Blue Commercial. She has held various senior positions in the entertainment, real estate, and hi-tech industries. In addition she serves on the Environmental Committee of the Sonoma County Alliance, the Climate Action 2020 Stakeholders Advisory Group, former President of the Board of Trustees for the Petaluma Community Foundation, and a founding board member of 100 Sonoma People Who Care. She is a proud REALTOR®, EcoBroker®, and Certified Green Building Professional®. These experiences have inspired her to work to build a supportive, innovative, and collaborative environment for clients, team members, and, yes, even the planet, to thrive.

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Marty Pistone, Vice President & Owner

Marty’s talent for collaboration, creating community, and grasping “the big picture” has naturally drawn him to join the team at Clear Blue Commercial. After working for several years as VP of Business Development at Z-Concepts, an innovative design and construction firm, we at Clear Blue Commercial feel very fortunate that he has brought his years of expertise and out-of-the-box thinking to our mission-driven company.

Marty received an MFA from The American Conservatory Theatre and has an enviable list of faculty credits, professional associations, and large-scale projects.

Despite his impressive accomplishments and diverse palette of skills, Marty freely admits that his extensive and loving circle of family and friends is his greatest achievement, including his lucky and adoring wife who also writes his bios.

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Janie Glidden, Facility Operations Manager

Clear Blue Commercial is thrilled to welcome Janie and her impressive background and expertise in the Real Estate markets – along with her background in construction, energy & sustainability. She has been a past Director for sustainable programs, non-profit advocacy, and is a Certified Green Building Professional. Through her years as a licensed CA Real Estate Agent, she has closely worked with Builders, Architects, Engineers, and Field Teams. Her gift for facilitation is a huge asset to our team– especially for Clients.

Personally, Janie is an ‘action-oriented’, ‘service-minded’ individual who relishes the fresh air of the outdoors…especially while getting great exercise! Her vision is to share success at the ‘long-game’ – success for individuals, their endeavors & projects, good health, and our global environment (…including the non-Real Estate aspects, such as the Ocean!). Her motto is to ‘Always leave things better than you found them’…!

“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale


Chris Hood, Physical Security Manager

Chris comes to us with 29 years of security experience most recently as Account Manager at Salesforce HQ in San Francisco. Chris grew up in Scotland where he first fell in love with the great game of golf. Outside of work Chris loves spending time with his wife and two young kids out and about enjoying the fresh air. Chris and his wife prioritize personal accountability, teaching their kids how to take care of their community. Chris is excited to join a company that is passionate about helping our environment. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Clear Blue Team

Christine Hines, Chief Financial Officer

Christine Hines is a dedicated CFO who has a healthy respect for improving our environment and customer relationships utilizing thorough financial management strategies. As a former real estate broker herself and Loyola Marymount University MBA grad, she understands the needs our clients and how to relay the bottom line concisely and in a timely manner. With 15+ years of experience managing the financial health of companies in industries from real estate to non-profit, entertainment and beyond, she brings a solid foundation of fiscal responsibility to our team.

On a personal note, Christine resides in sunny Southern California with her technology consultant husband and daughter, Maia. The ability to have time to spend with her daughter during her early years, manage clients on her own schedule, along with helping manage her husband’s technology company are considered her current “wins”.

Tracy Ramsey, Assistant Facility Operations Manager

Tracy joins our team after an illustrious and award-winning real estate career in Chicago, Illinois. Recently transplanted with her family to Northern California, she has always enjoyed spending time outdoors and this first sparked her concern and respect for the environment. Her experience as a senior accounting clerk, licensed cosmetologist, current coursework in property management, and her pending California real estate license, gives her a diverse palette of skills to draw from as she supports Clear Blue Commercial in growing and serving our clients and community. A proud and devoted mother of three, she is an avid reader, and a budding philanthropist, giving to causes near and dear to her heart. Tracy is excited and thankful to be working with Clear Blue Commercial and we are fortunate she has chosen to join us.

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Julie Sommer, Regional Manager

Julie has been in Commercial Real Estate for about 25 years. She began working in mortgage industry while she obtained her California Real Estate Sales License. Soon after, she began her career in the Management and Leasing industry and quickly became immersed in managing Class A high-rises in San Francisco and multiple buildings in Marin and Sonoma Counties.

With Julie’s Class A building experience, she was involved with managing properties over 750,000sf, construction management, vendor management, assisted in obtaining US Green Certificates, lease negotiations and acquisitions and millions in capital improvement projects. She is passionate about both leasing and management and prides herself on being very direct and honest.

Julie currently lives in Marin with her husband and young son. She loves being outdoors, hiking, biking and playing tennis. She has participated in the Big Brother Big Sister program for over 15 years. She’s always looking for ways to give back to the community whether it’s donating blood, fostering animals, volunteering or giving to a good cause benefiting the community and promoting a safe, friendly, sustainable planet.

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Rozlyn Nuttle (they/them), Marketing Coordinator

Rozlyn Nuttle is thrilled to be joining the Clear Blue Commercial team with their experience in administration, project organization, and customer service. Rozlyn is looking forward to pursuing their desire to uplift our future leaders by working with Big Brother, the Lime Foundation, and other organizations that focus on walking alongside the youth in our community. During their free time, you might find Roz painting the scenery, reading a good book, or catching a dance at a Swing or Blues event. Traveling is another passion of theirs, and they hope to be able to visit Greece, Scotland, Norway, and many other wonderful places soon.

Paul Boyle, Engineering Supervisor

We are thrilled to add Paul to our talented team. Paul comes to us with years of engineering experience with a focus on efficiency, safety, and superior customer service.  A devoted husband and father of three, when Paul is not working with us, he is busy  assisting in his wife’s interior design business and coaching kids soccer and baseball teams. He is an avid sportsman enjoying all  kinds of outdoor activities.  His love of the outdoors first sparked his environmental awareness and has inspired him to teach his children and the many others he has coached to share his love of our planet and its stewardship. We are proud and grateful that he has chosen to join the Clear Blue Commercial family.

Jeff Alan Skinner, Assistant Facility Engineer

Jeff has come to Clear Blue Commercial as Assistant Facility Engineer. Jeff brings 16 years of leadership experience in the service industry. Before devoting his work full time with Clear Blue Commercial, he has accomplished compounded success with fortune 500 companies. He comes to Clear Blue Commercial not only with a strong work ethic, but to help grow our valued vision and mission statements.

Greg Shank, Facilities Engineer

Greg is working as a facilities engineer for Clear Blue and comes from a background that involves many applicable skills suitable for this role. He has a long history of working with electrical circuits, including security systems, sound equipment and radio communication equipment as well.

Greg started out in the construction industry and learned many aspects of construction while on the job. He quickly become aware of the large amounts of waste that can come out of construction projects and began to think of ways to reuse some of the discarded articles, turning them into art projects and yard décor. That is now one of his favorite hobbies – creating something useful out of “junk”.

He loves to travel the world and go on hikes with his wife, loves to cook and eat regional dishes and enjoys meeting people in far away places. And, being a multi-instrumentalist, Greg gets to play music with strangers, which really puts the world into perspective. There’s only one planet and we all have to share it!