Meet the team

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Roland Wilhelm

Roland Wilhelm has over 30 years of local real estate experience, and has been consistently recognized among the top listing and selling agents in the area. Positions held in the real estate industry include training director, director of information systems and office manager.

Roland specializes in the marketing and sales of residential properties in Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, La Cañada, Monrovia, Glendale and the greater Los Angeles Area. His commitment to his clients and their goals, evidenced by consistent communication and follow-up, in concert with strong negotiation skills and a proven track record, have led to a long list of satisfied clients and a steady source of referrals and repeat business.

Roland’s background in photography, marketing and technology brings a visual flair and an exclusive advantage to his clients that results in marketing materials that are second to none. As a longtime resident, business owner and real estate expert in the Pasadena area, Roland can provide helpful insights about the area, and can show clients why Pasadena living is truly something to be desired. With a professional yet friendly approach, Roland helps clients feel comfortable with what can often be a stressful decision.

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Candace Gunther

Candace Gunther takes a detail-oriented and caring approach to the practice of real estate. Combining a prior career in antiques and art with a background in Statistics and IT systems design for Price Waterhouse and several large commercial real estate firms, Candace easily switches between the analytical and the aesthetic to deliver results for her clients.

Candace began her real estate career in 2007 as a partner in work (and in life) with Roland Wilhelm, specializing in the marketing and sales of residential properties in Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, La Cañada, Monrovia, Glendale and the greater San Gabriel Valley. She is known for keeping the clients’ best interests at heart and in being tenacious at helping them accomplish their objectives. A goal-oriented problem solver, she believes in creative solutions for any challenge.

Candace is the proud parent of one son, Matthew, currently studying medicine at the University of California at Irvine.

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Alex Ford

As the newest member of the Roland & Candace team, Alex has a far-reaching understanding of the Los Angeles landscape, from the high mountain trails of Coldwater Canyon to the energetic streets of Northeast L.A. Prior to joining the team, Alex worked as a pediatric critical care nurse at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where genuine care and empathy were of the utmost importance and primed him for his career in real estate.

“One of my biggest strengths is that I am an attentive listener. My job is not to tell a client what they need, but to stop and truly listen to how they can achieve the best version of what they want. I don’t take being someone’s ‘expert resource’ lightly, for where someone chooses to live and what they choose to live in can be hugely defining.”

From those initial conversations to that last signature, Alex is there to help guide his clients through the process of buying and selling and to make a positive impact on their lives.  He counts himself lucky, learning from and partnering with two of L.A.'s brightest mentors, with a focus on the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys.