J. Robert Taylor


  • J.D., University of Santa Clara, (1992) (Admitted to California Bar 1992)
  • A.B. University of California at San Diego, (1976)


    • President, Taylor Properties, a residential and commercial real estate brokerage
    • Trustee on the Board of Channing House, a non-profit senior care facility 2005-2014

  • District Chairman for 2004 of the Palo Alto District of the Silicon Valley Board of Realtors.
  • Director- California Association of Realtors- 2004
  • Santa Clara County Superior Court Judicial Arbitration panelist 1999- present
  • Adjunct Faculty teaching real estate at the College of San Mateo- 2005- present


  • California Bar (1992)
  • California Real Estate Broker (1983)


  • California State Bar
  • Palo Alto Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • National Association of Realtors
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Silicon Valley Association of Realtors


  • Palo Alto Realtor of the Year- 2004-2005
  • Real Estate Law : All phases transactional real estate including: tax deferred exchanges, commercial sales and leasing, option agreements, hotel/motel sales, residential sales and leasing, and financing and security documents. Qualified in San Mateo County Superior Court and Santa Clara County Superior Court as an expert witness.
  • Brokerage: Mr. Taylor personally supervises hundreds of real estate transactions each year that included: single family dwellings, multi- unit apartments, commercial/industrial buildings, land for development. Taylor Properties currently manages over $40,000,000 in commercial and residential real estate. For the past 20 years Mr. Taylor has been a leader in the Bay Area real estate community and recently served as Chairman of the Palo Alto District of the Silicon Valley Board of Realtors and a Director for the California Association of Realtors, and currently authors a monthly column of real estate for the Palo Alto Weekly and the Palo Alto Daily.
(650) 322-4433 ext: 111

7 Ariana Lane
$ 4,495,000
Redwod City
Luxury New Home in Redwood City Located a stone’s throw from West Atherton, this newly constructed home boasts detail and sophistication from its hardwood floors to high ceilings. Part of a modern ...
Area: 4579sq ft
75-6082 Alii Drive
$ 339,000
Perfect Kailua-Kona Oceanfront Condo Just steps from the ocean, this Casa de Emdeko condo is a unique, light-filled property with ocean frontage and unparalleled amenities – a large palm-filled bea ...
Area: 1,288sq ft
181 Santa Margarita Avenue - SOLD
Menlo Park
A Move-In Ready Home in Menlo Oaks A newly remodeled gem, this Menlo Park home welcomes you with its inviting front porch and spacious backyard. The home’s desireable aesthetics includes a formal l ...
Area: 1560sq ft
1075 Fremont Avenue - SOLD
Los Altos
Watch Video A Polished Los Altos Retreat Inspired by the artistic and architectural heritage of Europe, this Los Altos retreat boasts detail and sophistication from every chandelier and cabinet corn ...
Area: 3,551sq ft
1820 Santa Cruz Avenue  - SOLD
Menlo Park
Features Nestled off the main road, this west Menlo Park home welcomes you with its private front courtyard. The home’s desireable open layout includes an L-shaped living/dining area with a firepla ...
Area: 7140sq ft
1150 Hobart Street - SOLD
Menlo Park
Features Located in west Menlo Park, this one-story home is in a lovely, quiet neighborhood. It is close to Downtown Menlo Park in addition to being just a few blocks from Hillview Middle School. Th ...
Area: 10,209 sq ft
438 Rhone Court - SOLD
Mountain View
Features Conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood of Mountain View, this townhome boasts an abundance of natural light and comfortable living space. The home’s kitchen includes new flooring and ...
27778 Stirrup Way - SOLD
Los Altos Hills
Features Tucked in Los Altos Hills, this house features high ceilings, renovated kitchen and bathrooms as well as a completely fenced and landscaped acre of property. One of the home’s most attract ...
Area: 4,153sq ft
1050 Waverley Street - SOLD
Palo Alto
Features Originally built in 1926, this quintessential Professorville cottage, a historic structure, is nestled among homes with classic neighborhood charm. The living room boasts a charming wood-bur ...
Area: 2294sq ft
1023 Forest Avenue - SOLD
Palo Alto
Features As a Queen Anne Victorian, this home is a rare find in Palo Alto with detail and height that couldn't be achieved under current building regulations. Originally built in 1896, this histo ...
Area: 4,000sq ft
0 Bear Creek Way
$ 589,000
Los Gatos
Features Nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains, this 23.6-acre vacant lot overflows with opportunities for development. With scenic mountain views and natural foliage, the land is  exceptionally priva ...
Area: 1,028,016 sq ft
26860 Robleda Court - SOLD
Los Altos Hills
Features Located near downtown Los Altos, this ranch-style home is situated in a private yet convenient neighborhood. With over one acre of land, this property is in an ideal location for new develop ...
Area: 3,593sq ft
1584 Mariposa Avenue - SOLD
Palo Alto
Features Located in Southgate, this California ranch is situated in an ideal Palo Alto neighborhood. The house is close to Stanford University, California Avenue and Piers Park in addition to bei ...
Area: 1,416sq ft
1648 Escobita Avenue - SOLD
Palo Alto
Features Located in Southgate, this storybook-style home is a peaceful and charming place to call home. The house is close to Stanford University, California Avenue and Piers Park in addition to b ...
Area: 1,457sq ft
1747 Alma Street - SOLD
Palo Alto
Features Located in Old Palo Alto, this townhome is a rare find tucked three homes back from Alma Street. Close to Stanford, downtown Palo Alto and Caltrain in addition to being just three blocks fro ...
Area: 1,539 sq ft
2330 Cowper Street - SOLD
Palo Alto
Located in Old Palo Alto, this Cowper Street home is on the market for the first time in 50 years. The one story house boasts three large bedrooms connected by a desirable central hallway. Natural ...
Area: 8,925sq ft
2080 Middlefield Road - SOLD
Palo Alto
Prime Old Palo Alto location. Nice lot, lots of potential. Hardwood floors throughout, except in family room. Lots of light, corner windows, conventional central hall plan, inside laundry, attached 2 ...
Area: 1,552sq ft