Mark Choey - REALTORS® Legislative Meetings


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Mark Choey

Founder Highnote


Mark is founder of Highnote (, a new presentation and proposal platform for sales and marketing professionalsand member of the 2023 NAR REACH program. His prior experience as a top producing sales person (#2 in condo sales in San Francisco), team and brokerage leader, computer engineering, and product design gives him unique insights into what makes for great software for the working sales and marketing industry.

Mark has a Masters degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a specialty in neural networks and AI and has 2 patents. He also was co-founder of Climb Real Estate, a San Francisco Bay Area-based real estate brokerage known for its innovative business model and technology offerings. Mark led the business strategy and development of CLIMB since its inception in 2007 as a sales group then later as an independent brokerage in 2010 all the way to acquisition by Realogy/NRT, the nation's largest real estate brokerage in 2016. CLIMB was recognized among the top real estate brokerages in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally recognized as a leader in innovation, marketing, and technology. While at Climb, Mark also founded Climb Labs (, the innovation arm of Climb Real Estate focused on new ideas in the real estate brokerage space.

Mark also founded the original real estate blog focused on San Francisco New Developments,, and has been among the top ranked agents in real estate. Previously founded and sold Gecko Travel, a precursor to Trip Advisor. Angel Investor: exited,


REALTOR® Legislative Meetings

Washington, DC  •  May 4-9
Walter E. Washington Convention Center