Pike & Company is a San Francisco-based professional marketing communications firm that provides research, strategies, and implementation for public relations, marketing and advertising. Dedicated to serving each of our clients based on their own individual needs, we work closely with them to meet their marketing goals and to overcome any special challenges that may pertain to their industry.
Who We Are
The team at Pike & Company have more than 30 years of experience serving real estate industry-related clients as marketing communications specialists producing distinctive programs that show a commitment to quality, innovation, and effectiveness. We have represented many well-respected real estate industry clients from the Bay Area and across the country. In recent years, Pike & Company has focused on predominantly serving clients in the commercial real estate industry.
Gary Pike, APR
Founder & President
Before starting his own company, Pike served as director of public relations for one of San Francisco’s well-known luxury brands, Victoria’s Secret. Pike developed the national brand image of the high-end and exclusive company, prior to its sale to Limited Brands and adaptation into a mainstream mall brand. Since he began his consulting career, Pike has been instrumental in the success of many well-known companies and assisted in establishing several national and statewide brands and regional clients in the Northern California and Pacific Northwest markets with a core area focus in real estate industry marketing.
Gary is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America, an associate member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, CREW, and the Urban Land Institute.
Christina Ellis has more than 15 years of marketing and public relations experience, with the last 13 devoted to building successful marketing campaigns to support large networks of retail location dealers in the wireless industry throughout the Western United States and beyond. Her leadership experience in building effective teams helped pioneer regional programs that translated into five national campaigns and 100 regional promotions.
Christina has brand and agency experience overseeing multiple marketing channels. Christina’s breadth and depth of experience includes PR; media relations; digital, radio, television, and outdoor advertising; social media campaigns; and sports and entertainment franchise sponsorships and experiential activations.
Christina holds a B.S. in Business with a concentration in Marketing from San Jose State University and speaks conversational Vietnamese. She is a California native, having recently moved back to Northern California from Denver, Colorado.
For the past 16 years, Spencer has represented the West Coast’s most active real estate developers and their high-profile residential and commercial projects. He has also worked at the world’s largest PR firms, including FleishmanHillard, Hill & Knowlton, and Edelman, the later in Dallas where he earned his stripes in issues and crisis communications, serving on the firing line for the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Spencer’s skills are as varied as his experience: expert writer, savvy media relations pro, accomplished brand strategist, and more.
Born and raised in Missouri, Spencer earned his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After stops in Dallas and Nashville, he moved to California in 1999.
Maggie provides behind-the-scenes support for the team. She came to us in September 2013 from Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue & Sanctuary. Follow “Maggie The Magnificent” and her adventures on Instagram @magsazine.