Meet The Team

Sharp Real Estate Team


janie1Janie Sharp
| Realtor®, Previews Property Specialist

Janie Sharp, a longtime resident in the Tahoe-Truckee area, is a Top Producer with the reputation as one of the area’s leading real estate professionals. Knowledge comes from experience – Janie has closed escrow on over a thousand properties in her real estate career and is recognized as one of the most influential figures in Tahoe-Truckee real estate. What Janie loves most about selling real estate is all of the amazing people she has had the pleasure of meeting over the years, and is grateful to now call many of them close friends. In 1980, Janie established The Sharp Team. Over the years Real Estate sales soared and in 2007 Janie brought Kristi Hood onboard as a business partner. Together they have taken The Sharp Team to the Top 1% selling real estate team within Coldwell Banker. Janie is married and together she and her husband reside in Truckee. She has an adult son and daughter, both raised in Truckee. Their daughter Anna Kennerley, is now part of the Sharp Team!


kristiKristi Hood | Realtor®, Previews Property Specialist

Kristi Hood, personal and professional in character, tailors every buyers and sellers experience to their individual expectations to create unparalleled and uncompromised results. The blending of Kristi’s experience and knowledge, along with the sophisticated tools and strengths of Coldwell Banker, assure that she is on the competitive edge of today’s fast paced real estate market. Kristi’s expertise is helping clients find their dream property that will help them enjoy the Tahoe lifestyle. Her goal is to provide you with an experience that exceeds expectations and to establish a long lasting relationship with you by listening, working hard and negotiating the best possible terms in your sale or purchase. Originally from upstate New York, Kristi moved to Tahoe after graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in International Business. She has enjoyed living in Tahoe since 1996 where she fulfills her love of the mountains with her husband Randy and their two daughters. Kristi is always enthusiastic to talk “real estate,” show you the best trail run or where to enjoy a great glass of wine.




Bob Yoder| Realtor®, Previews Property Specialist

Bob Yoder, an Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Sharp Real Estate Team, is passionate about the real estate industry. Before moving to Truckee in 1992, he gained valuable experience in investment real estate sales and land development. After earning his Business Degree in 1975, he created a land development company and completed projects in Hawaii, Montana, and Canada. He then spent six years focusing on land development in Sacramento. A short trip to Tahoe turned into a life changing event and he is still here. “How could you leave.” Bob started the Davis Yoder Group in 1991 becoming one of the areas top real estate team. In 2016 the Davis Yoder Group merged with The Sharp Team.



Nancy Davis | Realtor®, Previews Property Specialist

Nancy Davis, a full-time agent for over 30 years specializes in bringing her clients the best possible price in a reasonable time for their homes. Priding herself on maintaining a hassle-free sales process, Nancy works closely with her clients to assure their success. She enjoys spending her free time with Bob and her son, Brett. Downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, and golfing are a few of her favorite pastimes.


RachaelRachael Posada | Realtor®, Transaction Manager

After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, Rachael fulfilled one of her lifestyle dreams and moved to Truckee. Rachael spends her free time enjoying all that the outdoors have to offer with her husband, 3 children and dogs. In addition, Rachael volunteers countless hours to various community organizations. Rachael is dedicated to the highest level of customer service and believes that good industry knowledge along with out-of-the-box thinking is what it will take to make the most of today’s Real Estate market.



troy_whiteheadTroy Whitehead Realtor® , Previews Property Specialist

Whether working with a seller or a buyer his number one goal is to provide excellent service and to close the deal.  With a background in corporate sales and experience in data analysis and Mediation, Troy uses a collaborative approach to Real Estate and works hard to make sure that his clients are well advised and supported during the sale or purchase of their home. What Troy loves most about Truckee – North Tahoe is that “everyone is gathered here around their love of the Mountains and pursuit of a better quality of life.”  Originally from the East Bay of San Francisco, Troy moved to Tahoe soon after he graduated from UCLA. He now fulfills his dream of living in Tahoe with his wife Melissa, daughter Aspen, and dog Misty living right here in Truckee. Troy is always excited to talk about “Real Estate”, or his love of the mountains; which is where you will find him during his free time.


melissawhiteheadMelissa Whitehead | Realtor® , Previews Property Specialist

After graduating from Anderson University in Indiana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Melissa moved back home to California to work with a nonprofit to pursue her passion of helping others. As Melissa’s interests grew so did her aspirations, and soon she was working in Real Estate, where she was able to combine her passion of helping others with her skills of management and public relations. In just 4 short years, Melissa moved from an entry level job to directing an entire Real Estate Relocation department. It wasn’t long before her love of the outdoors and skiing had her moving to the mountains to live the Tahoe Dream. Melissa brings with her over 8 years of industry knowledge and expertise along with providing her clients the utmost of care throughout their Real Estate transaction.


AnnaBWAnna Sharp Kennerley | Realtor® , Previews Property Specialist

 Anna was born and raised in Truckee, and has been around real estate her whole life. Anna prides herself on her excellent communication, attention to detail, as well as responsiveness. Rounding out her skills, Anna will also help you buy or sell on the Nevada side of the lake as well! Anna’s superior knowledge, stellar customer service, and background of the Tahoe region will help you find exactly what you are looking for in a house and a Tahoe lifestyle. 

kirk bwKirk Hawkyard | Realtor® , Previews Property Specialist

Kirk’s enthusiasm for sharing the Sierra Lifestyle and people skills has contributed to his success in sales and his life. Truckee and North Lake Tahoe real estate are his business focus. His sole real estate purpose is to find the right price for his clients. Friends and associates describe him as a happy, fortunate person bringing a positive attitude to everything he undertakes. Kirk moved to the North Shore of Lake Tahoe in 1978 and his passion for the Sierra lifestyle began. Kirk’s overall knowledge of the Tahoe Truckee region and hidden secrets will be an asset for you. Let Kirk open the door to your dream of living the Sierra lifestyle. When not selling real estate Kirk enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing golf and skiing. If you are looking for the perfect neighborhood to experience the sierra lifestyle just ask Kirk to guide you.


Janie Sharp and Kristi Hood - Agent with Coldwell Banker