Tomi started her stellar and well established real estate career in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley in 1975. After only two years of selling real estate she received her Broker's License and opened her own agency in Solvang, which was a successful office of top agents selling acreage, residential homes, small ranchettes, and premiere horse properties. Relocating her residence to Santa Barbara she commuted to the Santa Ynez valley daily, always saying she was able to enjoy the best of both worlds. A few years after having her daughter Jessica in 1988 she decided to close the agency and bring her real estate expertise to the Santa Barbara Real Estate market.
Many of her clients have expressed that Tomi is a counselor, a good friend and confidante and not a typical selling agent. She truly listens to their needs and always looks out for their best interest first. With her years of experience in so many aspects of real estate, she skillfully guides her clients through the research and due diligence necessary in buying a home. Having a home in Santa Barbara is a dream for many people but often finding the right property can take months to even years. Tomi is loyal and tenacious and stays in contact making sure her clients are updated on the ever changing market with comprehensive market data. So, when the time comes to purchase their "Dream Home", they are ready to make an informed buying decision. Tomi is well liked and respected by her peers which is a real advantage when negotiating for her clients.
When not busy with real estate she enjoys tennis, golf, hiking, fly fishing (she was married on a fly fishing ranch), gardening in the Santa Barbara sunshine, spending time with her daughter and husband, and taking long walks with Bailey, her hilarious and charming Border Collie.