Lauren Turnauer Wilcox

Realtor® & Luxury Property Specialist

Get to Know Me

As a Marin County native and San Francisco resident, Lauren has a local perspective on what Bay Area living has to offer. Lauren and her husband of 10 years enjoy hiking, biking and exploring all the reasons why they love to live here.

Lauren’s understanding of the intricacies of Marin & San Francisco real estate allows her to create a seamless and personal experience for her clients. Her vast understanding of all aspects of the real estate process coupled with her passion for the industry results in the highest level of customer service to her clients.

Lauren began her real estate career in 2004 and continued to work in the brokerage industry in a variety of capacities. Aside from her experience in assisting buyers and sellers, Lauren spent over 4 years supporting the top producing agent in Marin County with over $300M in real estate transactions. Prior to her current role as a sale’s agent with the Payton+Binnings Team, Lauren was the Director of Operations for Pacific Union Real Estate in San Francisco. She assisted over 200 agents and worked closely with the President of Pacific Union for 5 years. Her attention-to-detail, organizational skills and ability to shoulder significant responsibilities made her an invaluable asset to the company.

Lauren and Brian live in the Marina District of San Francisco but spend some of their weekends visiting friends and family in Marin. They love to spend time in the Lake Tahoe Area or backpacking in Northern California.

Lauren is a wonderful person and is great at what she does. We met her at an open house and she sent us a personalized follow up with exactly what we had discussed. She also suggested a few things we had not considered and we knew she was the agent for us! Throughout the process, she listened to what we were interested in and pushed us when needed to consider new ideas. Our favorite thing was how organiz...

— Jason + Lisa

Your level of service throughout our home purchase process has been extraordinary. We have hugely appreciated it and want you to know what a pleasure it has been also.

— Jen + Jim

We had an amazing experience working with Payton and the entire Artemis Team as we moved from Brooklyn NY to Kentfield. Not knowing much about the Marin market, Payton was a masterful guide and got us to a fantastic home that is perfect for our family. The Artemis Group is the Nordstrom of the Real Estate world. Their focus on customer service from start to finish was truly exceptional. They even arr...

— Gary S.

I've had the pleasure of working with the Payton+Binnings team for the purchase and sale of a home in Mill Valley. For the purchase, the team helped through all the details and ensured I was completely covered. I never once felt it was about a commission or anything, it was about helping me get the best deal possible. When I chose to sell, the team doubled down and arranged all the updates necessary in o...

— Andrew M.

Working with Payton + Binnings and team was seamless! I would recommend their team to anyone and everyone. They are all so knowledgeable, quick to respond, thorough in response and so very helpful - from start to finish. Thank you Payton and team!!

— Leah I.

Payton came highly recommended through a friend. I was evaluating several agents and it was when I saw his repeat and successful sales record in Mill Valley that I decided to move forward and I couldn't have been happier. The process from start to finish was easy and seamless. Payton and his team handled everything from helping me offload items to proper disposal, walking me through each step of the proc...

— Sandra P.

I wanted to thank you for, once again, making this transaction as smooth as possible and for the great counsel you provided along the way. Know that we will continue to refer you every chance we get and that you will be helping us buy a new house in Marin in a few years - likely helping me negotiate to get back into the place we just sold!

— David + Alexis



Artemis is one of the Bay Area's most successful agent teams, consistently ranked among the top-performing agents in San Francisco and Marin. Whether you're buying or selling a home, we can help you get the most for your investment.