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About Lloyd

Lloyd has been chairman of the Sutter-Yuba Association of Realtors Professional Standards Committee since 1999. He has also served as the Association's president, been a California Association of Realtors' director and has been the recipient of all of the highest awards offered to real estate agents by the Association. This includes Realtor/Broker of the Year, the Lloyd Leighton Sr. Consistent Service Award (two times), the Community Service Award and the Realtor of the Year Award.

Born and raised in Marysville and Yuba City, Lloyd attended local schools and was active in agriculture leadership and sports.

1974: Graduated with honors from Calif. State University, Fresno, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Ag-Business and a chemistry minor.

1976-1984: Employed by the U.S Dept. of Agriculture, Farmers Home Administration. Eight years of experience in residential and agricultural lending and appraising. Served last three years in County Supervisor position.

1985-1987: Fee Appraiser for Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

1987-1989: Joined the Sutter-Yuba Association of Realtors. Real Estate Sales Agent for Shamrock Realtors

1989 to 1996: Employed by Interwest Homes Corporation. Seven years of experience in Sales, Appraisals, Property Management, and Subdivision Development.

1996 to 1998: Worked at Interwest Homes Corporation as a commissioned sales agent.

1998 to present: Owner/broker at Lloyd Leighton Realtors.

1991: Sutter-Yuba Assn. of Realtors' "Realtor of the Year"

1993-1996: Board of Directors: Sutter-Yuba Association of Realtors 1993 Director at Large 1994 Secretary-Treasurer 1995 Vice-President 1996 President-Elect 1997 President 1998 Immediate Past President

1994-1999: California Certified General Appraisal Certification

1999-Present: Sutter-Yuba Assn. of Realtors Professional Standards Committee Chairman

1995: Received California Real Estate Brokers License. Member of Citizens Advisory Committee for the Update of the Sutter County General Plan. Member of Sutter County's Ad Hoc Redevelopment Committee. Received Sutter-Yuba Assn. of Realtors Community Service Award

1996-1997 Director, California Association of Realtors

2003 - Realtor Broker of the Year

2005 - Lloyd Leighton Sr. Consistant Service Award

2011 - Lloyd Leighton Sr. Consistant Service Award (second time)

The Leighton Family

Lloyd and Tracy were married in May of 1981. Tracy is also a Realtor and they have had a lot of fun running the business and raising their two children together.

Lloyd is an avid bicyclist and enjoys getting out almost every day for a ride as well as competing in some races.

Tracy enjoys gardening and decorating. In addition to her regular Realtor duties, she brings her decorating flair to the real estate business by way of assisting clients in staging their homes and even provides a full staging service for vacant homes. She also cooks occassional meals for the homeless as part of the feed the homeless project coordinated by St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.

Their son, Peter, graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ with a major in aeronautical science and minors in safety and weather. He also earned his commercial pilot's license. Peter is currently an active part in maintaining the family's rentals, assisting Tracy with staging, providing his handyman services to real estate clients and has also developed a small landscaping service. He also recently purchased his first investment proeprty.

Daughter Liz attended Loretto High School then moved on to California State University, Sacramento. She graduated in three years with a degree in criminal justice.

During high school, Liz was accpeted into the Yuba City Police Department's cadet program. She married Tim Mallen in 2008 and had their first child (James) in January of 2012 (Lloyd & Tracy's first grandchild).

Son-in-law Tim Mallen graduated from California State University, Chico with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked part time for MHM Engineering for several years while he was in college and took a full time position with MHM upon his graduation. He passed his professional engineer's exam in 2010. He is an avid and accomplised triathlete and cyclist.

Lloyd, Tracy, Peter, Liz and Tim are all active members of St. Isidore Catholic Church.

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Lloyd Leighton Realtors
1212 Highland Ave.
Yuba City, CA 95991

Phone: (530) 671-6152
Fax: (530) 671-3904

Calif. Dept. of Real Estate License # 00951505
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