Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Atsuko spent her high school years in Pennsylvania. After graduating from college in California, she worked in the trading industry and managed her own trading company until 1998, when she obtained her California Real Estate license. In 2006, she formed Capital Lending Network and originated loans for residential and commercial properties. In 2010, she joined the Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Bank where she originated loans for high net worth clients and international buyers from overseas. She is currently working independently and much of her business is international clients seeking investments in the US.
Her underwriting and strong financial background helps her clients with complicated financials who would otherwise have hard time obtaining financing needed for their investments. She is currently with the Asian Real Estate Association of America, as the acting Silicon Valley Chapter Vice President and serves as member of Japan Connect committee. She is also with California Association of Mortgage Professional serving as local Chapter board and State board of representative.