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Reef Point Real Estate is one of the leading real estate companies in San Diego. Founded in 2011 by two former Marine Officers and Naval Academy graduates, Reef Point has rapidly expanded and now services all areas of San Diego County. Our team is comprised of military veterans and dependents who fight hard for their client’s needs. We are a full service agency that assists in Buying, Selling, Investing and Relocation.

Your Home SOLD Guaranteed or I'll Buy It!* Call John Now at 858-746-9214 and Start Packing!

6 BIG Reasons to Call The John Reeves Team Today:

1. We have buyers in waiting

We have 51,523 Buyers in Waiting in our Database. Your home may already be SOLD

2. We Will Get your Home Sold Faster

John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get your home sold fast. Reef Point sells their homes at an average rate of only 16 days on the market compared to 60 days for other agents in the San Diego area.

3. Your Home is More Likely to Sell

John Reeves and The Reef Point Team has an 91 percent success rate in selling homes versus the average agents 40 percent success rate.

4. We Sell for More Money

John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get you top dollar for your home. It is a fact that our homes we list sell for 5 percent more than the average agent.

5. We sell more homes

In fact, we sell over 40x more homes than your average agent.

Because we sell more homes, we can do more for you. We can market and advertise more diligently to ensure your success. In fact, we're willing to buy a buyer's home so they can buy yours.

6. There is NO risk and We offer Performance Guarantees* to our Clients.

John Reeves, CA BRE# 01861983


*Some Conditions Apply.
Featured Agents

Aja Hughes


CalBRE# 01918735

Aja was drawn to Southern California over a decade ago by the sunny weather and outdoor lifestyle. She originally began her real estate career in Los Angeles where the luxury residential real estate market, beautiful homes and beautiful people captured her interest. There she put to good use the skills acquired while working in the luxury fashion industry. Her expertise spanned multiple international markets including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris and Milan. Since moving to San Diego, she has employed her knowledge of marketing techniques, social media outreach, public relations and customer relations to provide her clients hi-touch, personalized, customer care. She prides herself in being accessible, responsive, resourceful and discreet. With great attention to detail, she invites you to rely on her ability to negotiate the best results and exceed your expectations.

Alanna Strei


CalBRE# 01993265

Alanna is an enthusiastic and hardworking professional who takes genuine delight in customer service and has a sharp eye for detail.  After graduating from the University of San Diego in 2008, she was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy and only recently separated in order to pursue her passion for Real Estate. She is a homeowner with extensive experience in short-term vacation rentals, personally having hosted more than 150 guests from countless cities and countries and earning the title of Airbnb's #1 Community Leader in San Diego.  She would be happy to help you find a home or investment property - one that pays your mortgage, while you live there! Alanna is a student at the USC Marshall School of Business where she is currently enrolled in the Master of Business for Veterans degree program.

Allison Marklein


CalBRE# 01364421

Allison Marklein brings a depth and breadth of experience to selling your home. She began in 1986 consulting for major multinational corporations in Europe and Asia, then leveraged her business knowledge in the real estate field. By 2003 Allison taught seminars across the county, working as a Contracts and Marketing Trainer, Agent Leadership Council Member and invested as an owner in one of the top 4 rated brokerage firms in Southern California. Drawing on over 27 years of direct marketing expertise, Allison knows that producing flashy marketing materials is not what sells your home; it is the ability to identify your target audience, reach it and show them the value of your home that achieves results. Most of her time is spent reaching out to our database of approximately 4,500 homeowners and investors who are most likely to be interested in purchasing the properties we are promoting. With a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, a Master s Degree in International Relations, and a Certificate in Finance from USD, Allison also holds real estate specialty designations in the residential, international and commercial fields. With the CCIM Institute, Allison successfully completed over 160 hours of coursework in Financial Analysis, Market Analysis, Lease and Investment Analysis, Disposition Strategies and Taxation issues for Investment Real Estate. Only 6% of Realtors Nationwide have achieved this designation.

Allison Norgaard


CalBRE# 02028159

Allison claims Woodbury, Connecticut as home, but has lived in seven different states before recently settling in San Diego for the second time. She attended Roger Williams University in Rhode Island where she played soccer while earning her degree in Communications. Before pursing real estate, Allison worked in several industries including marketing, sales, legal, tourism and education. She is married to a Navy helicopter pilot and they will be welcoming a baby girl in April 2017. In her free time Allison loves to hang out with her chocolate lab, Indiana, work out, travel, and shop!

Alyssa Davies

Broker Associate

CalBRE# 01952325

Alyssa began her career in restaurant management however, after starting a family she decided to seek out a new career path. After talking with her grandmother who owns and operates multiple apartment complexes in San Diego, she was inspired to pursue a career in real estate. She received her Real Estate license in 2014 and shortly after she joined the Reef Point Real Estate Team in as a licensed assistant.  Alyssa has a true passion for San Diego as her home town and has is an excellent resource on the city as she has watched it evolve and transform. When she is not working you will find her at a game supporting the Chargers and Padres or just enjoying the outdoors.

Benjamin Hobbs

Residential Real Estate Professional

CalBRE# 02012604

A California native, Ben left the Bay Area to enlist in the Navy in 1996, where his hard work as a Machinist Mate Petty Officer Third Class earned him an appointment to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1998. Graduating with the storied class of 2002 with a degree in Political Science, he accepted a commission in the Marine Corps and trained as a logistics officer before deploying overseas to Japan and South Korea. During his combat tour to Al Asad, Iraq in 2007 Ben oversaw the logistics for an entire Marine Aircraft Group, including the first operational deployment of a MV-22 Osprey squadron. Serving in Afghanistan on a Joint Staff in 2009, he was commended for his role in the creation of a Congressionally-directed oversight directorate for armed contractors and private security companies employed in-country. Saving millions of dollars in vehicles and material, and lives, Ben implemented an in-transit visibility capability for armed convoys. After leaving the active-duty Marine Corps in 2013, this combat veteran chose San Diego as his future home and applied his knowledge of veterans benefits to further his education, earning a Master of Science in Global Leadership from the University of San Diego. Following graduation, he began a career supporting business development activities in the government sector before deciding to better serve his community by helping people realize their dreams of home ownership in America’s Finest City. Continuing his career in the Marine Corps Reserve, Ben is proud to live around and work with people that know the value of service.

Ed Houser

CalBRE# 01996687

Ed brings a wealth of life experience to the Reef Point Team. A Native of Houston, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 2005. He served all over the world, from a submarine in the Pacific, to a combat tour in Afghanistan, to postings in Africa and the Middle East. After leaving active duty, Ed settled into the corporate life in Los Angeles, but wanted to give back to the military community that has given him so much. He joined Reef Point to be able to serve active duty and veterans and enable them to achieve long-term financial stability and the American Dream. Ed is still serving as an officer in the Naval Reserve, and in his free time is a runner, hiker, and occasional thespian.

Hunter Gammill

Client Care Coordinator


Hunter was born and raised in Arkansas.  He is a natural with real estate, having grown up surrounded by family members working in the real estate industry in his home town.  At home he saw his father work in construction, building homes in the area.  His mother then took over as the listing agent on those properties.  His grandfather was one of the biggest real estate developers in the state.  While he could have followed in the family footsteps, California living caught his interest many years ago when he visited on a vacation.  As soon as he could he packed up, drove across the country and hasn’t looked back.  Hunter is hardworking and dedicated to ensuring the best customer service possible.  In his spare time he likes to surf, swim, hunt and take his bike off roading.

Ismael Sotelo


CalBRE# 01328382

Ismael is a native San Diegan who, at the young age of 20, purchased his first home in Escondido, CA.  Although he started out young in real estate, he immediately became very successful, and has helped hundreds of families in his 14 years in the industry purchase and sell properties throughout the state of California. He has owned and lived in San Diego, Escondido, Vista and Murrieta, and enjoys sharing his knowledge of the neighborhoods and surrounding areas to help many others accomplish the American dream of owning their own home. He has been a top sales agent at several of the different companies he has worked for, but he is most proud of his time spent assisting many local churches purchase church buildings, lots and other types of properties necessary for housing the pastors and missionaries. Ismael is a proud husband and father of three children who, when not serving the needs of clients, can be found volunteering at his church.

John Reeves


CalBRE# 01861983

CEO and founder of Reef Point Real Estate—combat veteran, Pop Warner football coach, real estate investor, and family man. This former Marine came to San Diego in 1996 where as an infantryman he learned to embrace selfless leadership in taking care of his own. He excelled as a Non Commissioned officer, earning two meritorious promotions and an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated with a B.S degree in Economics in 2003. He attended the Navy Supply School in Athens, GA and was commissioned as a Marine Aviation Logistics officer. He commanded his own logistics detachment in Al Taqaddum, Iraq where he saved thousands of man hours, perhaps lives, by expediting the flow of material across a complex supply chain to a Marine forward operating base air base. Upon return to the United States in 2007, his commanding officer had him trained in Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints methodologies; he then mentored 900 enlisted Marines in process improvement to enhance the unit’s performance. He garnered an award for exceptional achievement which was personally handed to him by the commandant of the Marine Corps. After leaving the Corps, the veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan started his own business leveraging his expertise as a logistician, project manager, Real Estate investor, and leader. He specializes in helping service members and veterans buy, sell, or build their own homes. In July, 2010, he served his country again with the US Combined Armed Services Rugby team as he played rugby in Australia against the Australian Armed Services Rugby team. John is a California licensed Realtor and is an experienced Real Estate Investor in San Diego.

Minjae Kim

Client Care Coordinator


Minjae is originally from New York City, but traveled all over the world during his 10 years in the United States Marine Corps. He has been a resident of San Diego since 2004 when he was stationed at MCAS Miramar. During his time in the Marine Corps, Minjae served as a supply logistician and a combat marksmanship trainer.  He earned three navy achievement medals and won the 1000yd line rifle match at the 2007 Inter-Service Rifle Championship. He purchased his first home when he was 25 and has made several real estate investments since then. After his time in the Marine Corps, Minjae pursued his degree in Business Management and quite naturally ventured into real estate as a full time career. When he’s not working, Minjae enjoys skydiving and spending time with his dog Kai.

Nate Higginbotham


CalBRE# 01993621

Nate moved to San Diego in 2009 looking for good weather and palm trees.  He is originally from Iowa and attended Iowa State University in Ames, IA. Nate's passion for real estate stems from his interest in the unique architecture California has to offer.  His business strategy is also extremely unique, he strives to find the very best home for each client, by seeing the big picture and also focusing on the details of what make a house a home. He thrives off getting the right results and has an instinctual concern for his clients’ best interest.  Nate works with a great team of professionals who will give each client the confidence to make decisions with excitement and complete certainty. His knowledge and negotiation skills give his clients’ the peace of mind to make the right decision. Nate and his daughter live in Ocean Beach and in their free time enjoy bike riding and going to the beach.

Nathan Gray


CalBRE# 02015591

Rebecca Sheen-Pidgeon


CalBRE# 01403739

Sarah Carlson


CalBRE# 01947884

Sarah is a San Diego native and active member within her community. She began her Real Estate Career with the goal of truly helping people achieve their dreams through Real Estate. She has over ten years of experience having owned and operated a successful Marketing and Event Planning Company, Sarah understands the importance of excellent customer service and timeliness. Sarah’s main goal is to focus on listening to her client’s needs and delivering the best possible results. She has excelled in the real estate industry with both buyers and sellers alike. Her strong ability to multitask and create viable solutions to any problems which may arise through a wide array of resources has helped her to build long-lasting relationships and truly create the formula for success in every transaction.

SarahZane Gomoll


CalBRE# 01998034

Sarah Zane grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York where she received a Bachelor of Arts in acting. Post-college she continued a career in theater in New York City, and then eventually moved to California where she became an independent sales rep for women's high-end fashion. She eventually signed on full-time as an account executive with one of the companies she represented, By Lilla, an accessories company. Based on her outstanding sales she was promoted to National Director of Sales, where she increased sales by 800% during her first year in the position. After several years of nationwide travel with By Lilla, Sarah Zane, recently married to a former US Naval Officer, is looking forward to spending more time in San Diego with her new family and focus on her real estate career. She brings a keen eye and superior negotiating skills to each transaction and endeavors to achieve home ownership success for every client.

Scott Kennedy


CalBRE# 1947462

As a San Diego native, Scott Kennedy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our local real estate market. His background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from The Master’s College, and soon after, commissioning as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served honorably for over five years as a leader and mentor to countless Marines. During those five years of service, Scott was instrumental to the success of his command/unit both stateside and during a combat deployment to Afghanistan. Now, as a seasoned real estate agent, he brings that same hard-working, enthusiastic and positive attitude to both his colleagues and clients alike. Scott currently lives in Carlsbad and in his free time he enjoys hiking with his dog and spending quality time with friends and family.

Shelly Wilson

CalBRE# calBRE#01905353

Born and raised in Montana, Shelly earned her Bachelors’ degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Montana. Her move to San Diego 15 years ago helped Shelly transition from her career as a CPA with a public accounting firm to a CFO position with a commercial development company where she also worked in property management. For a time, Shelly owned a small business, running several kiosks for cell phone accessories. Enjoying the educational and client advocacy side of each of her previous roles, she decided to change her focus to residential sales where for the past several years she has found great success and satisfaction. Shelly’s passion for helping others extends outside her chosen career in real estate and into her personal life. Shelly founded Adobe Bluffs Educational Foundation to help a local elementary school raise money for mobile laptops for their classrooms. She is also a breast cancer survivor and has been an incredible resource, stalwart advocate and compassionate supporter to several of her friends who have been recently diagnosed.

Stacia O’Shea

Real Estate Agent

CalBRE# 01987363

Stacia is a first generation American and San Diego native who grew up on her father's thoroughbred farm in Ramona, CA. Currently residing in Mission Beach, Stacia has extensive knowledge about San Diego from experiencing life in several different parts of the city and is eager to share that knowledge with clients on her new career path as a Realtor. Before joining Reef Point's team, Stacia managed her family's construction company, which developed her strong work ethic and stemmed her interest in real estate. Stacia earned her real estate license in 2015 and is approaching this exciting new time with determination and a readiness to meet and exceed her clients' expectations. When Stacia is not working she enjoys traveling and spending time with her horses and loved ones.

Stella Matalon


CalBRE# 01122484

Stella grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi, the daughter of a Navy veteran. She bought her first home in Mississippi when she was just 19 years old. It was during that purchase she felt the power in what she was accomplishing! It left her with such encouragement and enthusiasm that she wanted to duplicate the feelings over many time. She got her real estate license in Mississippi in 1980 and shared her passion for her chosen career with her clients. IN 1990, after her father passed away, she moved her family to San Diego. Stella is the proud mom to Matt and Dominque. She immediately got her California real estate license. That was 25 years ago and she is still at it! Stella puts customer service first and treats every client like they are family.

Susan Green


CalBRE# 01736773

With a personal passion for real estate, Susan began investing in property soon after college in 1984. She has employed several real estate investment strategies including 1031 exchanges and purchasing real estate through individual retirement accounts. Sales and purchases of remodels, renovations, new homes, land purchases and design/construction of homes have all been included in her love of real estate. Susan has been working in the Real Estate industry for over 30 years and has been noted for her tenacity, integrity, and unrelenting desire to succeed; when presented with a challenge or task she is driven to meet the goal. She is a strong partner to helping and teaching others, she will work hard, negotiate to your benefit, and be there to coach you through. Susan has helped first time buyers to seasoned investors achieve their real estate goals.

Yvette Martinez

Transaction Coordinator

CalBRE# 01488513

Yvette was born and raised in a small South Texas border town. She attended The University of Texas at Austin and graduated in 2003 with a BA in Psychology and minor in Sociology. She was the first in her family to attend college. Shortly after graduating she decided to try something new, so she moved out to San Diego. She landed at a real estate office, learned the ropes from a top-producing Broker and became a buyer's agent. Earning her real estate salesperson license in 2005 and Broker's license in 2009. For a brief time Yvette lived in Silicon Valley and spent some time exploring the Bay Area, the West Coast, and going on hikes at Yosemite, but in 2011 she decided it was time to return to San Diego. After several years in the business she started doing transaction coordination work. Yvette has worked on over 1900 transactions. She’s very detailed oriented, organized, and good at tracking deadlines.  She helps clients and agents alike keep on top of all the necessary paperwork required in a real estate transaction. In her spare time, she loves watching college football (go Texas Longhorns!), often attends live shows/concerts, and love exploring local vegan/vegetarian restaurants (10 years vegetarian).

Yvonne Mulgrew

Listing Coordinator

CalBRE# 01373395

Yvonne decided that there was more to life than watching the rain fall in Northern England and left in 1989 to embark on her journey to the USA. After spending five years in Hawaii she decided that island life wasn’t for her. After a day trip to San Diego, she decided that she had found home and moved to San Diego. In 2001 she started her real estate career as an agent. After taking a break for a few years to help husband in the restaurant industry she realized that she missed working in real estate. When she joined the Reef Point team she brought a strong work ethic to include detailed orientated paperwork, speed and efficiency and customer service skills. While not at work she is at her daughter’s softball field several times week to support and encourage her little one. She will also find any excuse to attend a Padres game or to go to the beach.

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