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“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.”

-Nancy Kogevinas        



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 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. 


As a luxury real estate agent in Montecito, Nancy averages over 30 transactions annually totaling well over $200+ million in yearly revenue and 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, completing over $1.2Billion in sales and over 300 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.



DRE: 01209514


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 her successful and growing Montecito luxury real estate agency specializing in mansions and estates. 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.



DRE: 01849941



Sales Director

A fourth generation realtor, Maude began her career in commercial real estate working with developers and investors as one of the original contributors to the Funk Zone development. She was part of some of the initial brainstorming, design and lease negotiations on projects such as “The Lark Restaurant” and surrounding restaurants and businesses. In 2016, Maude transitioned to the residential sector representing buyers and sellers of properties all along the Central Coast.


With a long legacy of real estate agents and investors in her family,  Maude has a sixth sense when it comes matching buyers and sellers with the perfect property and negotiating on their behalf. Born and raised in Newport Beach, Maude spent her childhood at her family's properties on Padaro Lane in Carpinteria cementing a lifelong attachment to Santa Barbara and the Central Coast. After graduating from Fordham University, Maude lived in South America while working for the United Nations. Soon after she returned to the states, she moved to Santa Barbara where she met her husband Ben. Now she and Ben live in Carpinteria with their three children, Poppy, Warren & Otis.


DRE: 02003961


Operations Manager


Born and raised on the California Coast, Andrea brings 15 years of luxury hospitality, client-based operations and strategic marketing to our table. She earned a degree in Public Relations and Business Marketing from Gonzaga University, but it was a year in Florence, Italy and her many travels abroad that set her on a successful path of launching, developing and leading Michelin and James Beard-recognized culinary, wine and restaurant brands all throughout California and Colorado. Making her move to real estate has been a seamless transition, as a licensed agent she lends support to the Kogevinas Team throughout every aspect of our operations, ensuring each step is curated to every one of our individual clients needs.


DRE: 02165956



Marketing Director


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.


DRE: 02084233

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