“There is no greater satisfaction than when friends, clients, and acquaintances seek our advice and we are able to provide them with the information to make one of the most important and emotional decisions of their lifetime.”
Luxury Collection Director - #3 Berkshire Hathaway Agent Nationwide
A native Californian and Montecito resident, Nancy graduated from UCLA with a degree in economics, and worked in Los Angeles, New York and London as a marketing and advertising executive with Time Magazine and The New Yorker Magazine for over a decade before changing careers in the early 1990s. After 10 successful years in the Los Angeles real estate market, Nancy moved to Montecito and has been representing Buyers and Sellers along the Central Coast since the early 2000's.
Nancy averages 30 transactions annually and +/- $150 million in yearly revenue. She consistently ranks in the top echelon of her peers; most notably, she has been ranked in the top 3 for all Santa Barbara realtors every year for the last 5 years and has completed over $1.92 billion in sales and over 494 transactions. Every year Berkshire Hathaway has awarded her the highest awards for sales performance (Chairman’s Circle Diamond and Platinum awards). In 2007, Nancy was selected to be a Founding Director of Berkshire Hathaway’s Luxury Collection Division.
Broker Associate and Managing Director
As the International Publisher of Time Magazine, Linos lived and traveled throughout the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa for much of his career. Upon retiring from publishing in 2005, Linos decided to put his experience and energy to use working with his wife, Nancy, to help manage Kogevinas Luxury Properties growing business.
With an international network of personal and business contacts, plus years of managing complex businesses around the world, Linos brings a wise and steady perspective to each transaction.
Born and raised in California, Olivia grew up shadowing her mother, a successful Realtor, and developed an early love of the industry. After earning a degree in Business Administration and Economics from Malardalen University in Sweden, as well as a Masters in Fashion from the London College of Fashion, Olivia spent five years in the luxury fashion industry in Los Angeles. She developed valuable skills in sales, marketing, product development and account management, which have seamlessly transferred into her real estate career in Santa Barbara. Olivia's dedication, compassion, and resourcefulness is matched only by her ability to successfully facilitate real estate sales from start to finish. By anticipating all client needs and keeping every transaction organized and on track, she creates a personalized, white glove, client experience.
Having spent nearly half a decade living and studying in Europe, Olivia's love for Santa Barbara is rooted in its European charm, friendly community and Spanish Colonial architecture. She currently lives in Downtown Santa Barbara with her husband Valentin and their dog Mochi.
After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, and living in the Bay Area, Bella’s love for her hometown led her back to Santa Barbara, and into the real estate industry. She is constantly inspired by all that Santa Barbara and Montecito have to offer, from pristine mountains and beaches to rich culture and design. As Operations Director, she's the driving force behind the scenes and is dedicated to providing a seamless, personalized experience, whether you are selling your beloved home or looking for a new one. Combining her friendly demeanor with sharp attention to detail and creative problem-solving, Bella is committed to providing clients with professional, curated support throughout all phases of their transaction.
After earning a degree in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University, Charlotte pursued a career in the fitness industry becoming a successful entrepreneur, personal trainer and coach. Her qualifications, drive and passion led her into management quickly and broadened her skill set. In 2018 Charlotte made the move into real estate combining her background in customer service and management with a flair for marketing into her role as marketing and social media manager. She spearheads and oversees all the digital, website, social media and related marketing for Montecito Properties. Charlotte lives in Santa Barbara and has a passion for the outdoors and staying active with her husband and three little ones.