Kirsten Clifford was born in the Bay area of California in 1972, then moved to Washington in 1979 and Idaho the following year. A couple years later, in 1982, Kirsten ventured to Arizona. After attending Westwood High School and later cosmetology school, Kirsten strived to soak up as much knowledge as she could. She moved to Los Angeles where she worked as a pharmacy technician. In the early 90’s she returned to Arizona and attended an Arizona Real Estate Education course.
Kirsten’s interest in real estate sparked from her father-in-law. As a teen he had to put his education on hold to earn a living. He worked his way into the real estate world and retired as a very successful business owner. She has always admired his drive, determination and dedication to his work. The patience and time he put into ensuring his clients happiness was an inspiration for Kirsten.
She first dipped her toes into the industry by taking a nighttime receptionist job with West USA Realty. After working her way to a full time day position, she was sought after by United Title Agency. Kirsten’s passion and excitement to learn more about this industry grew every day. She explored various positions; learning the different facets of real estate, agents, lenders and escrow. In 2016, she joined Clear Title Agency in their Kierland office. Kirsten thoroughly enjoys being the connection for all parties involved in a transaction. Working with the buyer(s), seller(s), Real Estate Agents and lenders gives her a feeling of completion. She contributes her success in the industry due to the fact that she learned the many different sides of the business. It has strengthened her knowledge and ability as the escrow officer she is today. Kirsten is able to understand each person’s roll in a transaction which allows her to bring compassion and support to each roll. She is often described as loyal, positive and an achiever; these qualities are apparent as soon as you meet her.
Kirsten understands the importance of helping others and demonstrates that in her philanthropic efforts. She is very involved in her children’s schools. Kirsten is a board member of the APT as well as the treasurer for Chaparral High School, Association of Parents and Teachers. She also works as the President and Treasurer for a non-profit Youth Club Baseball team.
Kirsten has been married for 17 years, has two amazing step children, Nate and Madison and two of her own children, Jimmy and Tony. She describes her children as her proudest achievement. When Kirsten is not in the office, she loves being with her family. They are a huge baseball family and you can often catch them rooting on their favorite teams; Diamondbacks and Tigers. Kirsten also enjoys running and participating in Ragnar’s with a focus on general fitness.