Karen has extensive experience and knowledge of the Ventura County area. She has lived locally her entire life and watched the many changes this county has undergone. As a dedicated professional, she strives to meet the needs of her clients on every level, going the extra mile every time. Her ability to rise to the occasion as a strong businesswoman coupled with her natural caretaking instincts make her a perfect fit for real estate. Karen was named Realtor of the Year for the Ventura County Association of Realtors, she was President of the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors, a State Director for California Association of Realtors (CAR) and a National Director for National Association of Realtors (NAR). She served and chaired many committees for all 3 levels and has been recognized by all of the cities in Ventura County, Ventura Board of Supervisors of Ventura County, California State Assembly, California Legislature Assembly, and Congressional Recognition from Lois Capps Office, Member of Congress, and the State Capitol Governor’s Office. One accomplishment that she is most proud of is supporting ownership programs that help provide affordable housing throughout the state. Working with cities and counties throughout the state manifested this goal through a model called “Housing Opportunities Made Easier” or “HOME”.
Consistently a Top Producer, Karen also co-owned Realty Executives Real Estate Firm and has been the sales manager for Troop Real Estate in Ventura. Her 25 years experience in the Real Estate market, her professional accomplishments and public service to the residents of Ventura County are priceless.
She also has many designations: (SFR) Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certified, (CDPE) Certified Distressed Property Expert, (SRES) Senior Real Estate Specialist, (CNE) Certified Negotiation Specialist just to name a few…
Karen has a bright sense of humor and loves to spend time with her large extended family, especially her nieces and nephews! She has served on the board for many local charities and agencies as an extension of her passion for grass roots change. She met her husband-to-be as a young girl and now, after more than 30 years of marriage, she and Jeff enjoy the great outdoors, cooking and travelling together.