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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.

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The John Reeves Team
Featured Agents

Aja Lechowicz


DRE# 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.

Allison Marklein


DRE# 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


DRE# 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

DRE# 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.

Amy Salem


DRE# 01519110

Bill Morton


DRE# 01272528

Brandy Shin

Client Care Coordinator


Brandy is no stranger to real estate or business. Born in Hawaii, she grew up in Colorado where her mom owned and operated a real estate company. Before getting her real estate license, Brandy, who has her degree in Business Management from the University of Colorado, owned and operated her own household goods moving company which she franchised. Brandy has been an active real estate agent for over 10 years, and enjoys helping clients with the amazing investment that is a home. She is the busy mom of three children, a daughter and identical twin boys. She enjoys walking the beach and keeping active and deems San Diego the best city she’s ever lived in.

Brittany Putland


DRE# 01994782

Diana Rogers


DRE# 01484003

Ed Houser


DRE# 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


DRE# 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.

Jack DuFour


DRE# 02031148

James Miramontes


DRE# 02070549

John Reeves


DRE# 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.

Laura Foss


DRE# 01997493

Laura doesn’t just sell San Diego real estate, Laura sells the American Dream and her passion is changing lives through home ownership. Laura’s obsession with architecture, design, and wanting to help others combined with her decade long experience in sales, marketing, and customer service drew her to a full time career in real estate. Laura’s family immigrated from Israel to San Diego when she was only 12. Growing up in San Diego and having lived and owned in several neighborhoods, Laura is very well connected and involved in the community. In 2015 she received her Bachelors of Science in Business Management from San Diego State University and went on to hold roles as a personal banker, operations/HR manager, and director of marketing. Laura employs her knowledge of marketing techniques, social media outreach, and client relations to provide her clients a high-quality, personalized experience. She understands that the home buying or selling process can be over-whelming at times, which is why she uses her training to educate and put her clients at ease with every transaction. She prides herself in being accessible, responsive, and resourceful. Laura likes to use creative thinking to solve problems and with her professionalism, expertise, determination, and overall commitment to her clients, she ensures all transactions are handled seamlessly with care, honesty, and integrity. When Laura is not selling homes, she enjoys working out and spending time with her Frenchie puppy Toretto.

Laura Miramontes


DRE# 02073539

Merrie Bessell


DRE# 01342407

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.

Narda Stroesser


DRE# 01214482

For over 30 years Narda has been in the real estate business, 25 years as a Mortgage Broker/lender, and the last 10 years representing buyers and sellers as a Realtor. She finds the greatest satisfaction in Real Estate Sales to be when she has connected a client and their needs, and successfully guided them through the search or sale of their home. As a former Mortgage Broker, she brings a unique perspective to Real Estate sales always considering the possibilities for each property. This helps seeing how many buyers dream of holding their homes as rentals in the future when they move up into their next home. With sellers, she has the knowledge to know who they should consult before making the decision to sell. Sometimes the tax issues or the income benefits could mean it’s better to hold on to the property rather than sell. Her background in finance is a plus! She has been married almost 30 years and has 4 amazing children. She was born and raised in Chula Vista and knows San Diego County like a native!

Natalie Frantz


DRE# 02057182

Nate Higginbotham


DRE# 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


DRE# 02015591

Nate was born and raised in Dallas Texas where he graduated High School as an Emergency Medical Technician. After being an EMT for a year, at the age of 19, he joined the United States Navy. He proudly served his country for three years on board the USS Hopper based in Oahu, Hawaii as one of only two Search and Rescue Swimmers. In 2014, Nate moved to San Diego, CA where he finished his commitment to the Navy at NAB Coronado. While living in San Diego, he met a group of Investors that completely changed his life. At the age of 24, he bought his first two investment properties in Dallas, TX. After realizing the power of real estate and seeing how it's impacted his life, Nate decided he wanted to serve people in a different way. Nate set out on a journey to serve his fellow service members as a Real Estate Agent here in San Diego, CA.

Nikole Ferrari


DRE# 02028836

Patrick Kappel


DRE# #02017034

Patrick has built nearly a decade of experience in San Diego residential and investment real estate. Prior to joining the Reef Point team, he worked for the largest investment real estate brokerage firm in the nation, where he provided consultative services for clients owning more than $57 million in San Diego real estate. He is well versed in San Diego’s residential and investment real estate markets, and his transparency and market knowledge ensures that his clients are fully informed while making the most important financial transaction of their lives. Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. While earning his graduate degree, Patrick was a member of the UCLA Anderson Real Estate Association and he earned specialized certificates in finance and entrepreneurship. Prior to business school, Patrick served our nation in the U.S. Navy as an officer. While serving in the military, he also invested in property and has grown a substantial real estate investment portfolio in San Diego. He continues his service in the Navy Reserves. He is a board member of the San Diego County Apartment Association’s Legislative Steering Committee which provides legislative input and guides the direction of San Diego’s housing and rental community. Patrick is passionate about educating and assisting others who also want to purchase and invest in real estate, including first-time buyers looking for their initial home, those interested in purchasing their first investment property, as well as those looking to grow an investment portfolio for long-term passive income.

Rebecca Sheen Pidgeon

Broker Associate

DRE# 01403739

Rebecca Sheen Pidgeon was born and raised in Upstate New York. The ocean and amazing weather brought her to San Diego, where She received a Bachelor’s Of Science Applied Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Major – Marketing from San Diego State University. After graduation, Rebecca began her specialization in marketing and product branding working for a national home shopping network. That eventually led to starting her own infomercial production company. She produced many ad campaigns and infomercials for both local and national companies. Attention to details and timeline was crucial in the success of her production company. After her second child was born, she switched gears and went to work at her family owned business; San Diego Beach Rentals, a vacation rental company. She earned her broker’s license in 2003 and expanded the business into property management. A specialty has been working with first-time home buyers and sellers and guiding them through the process. Her extensive knowledge in vacation rentals and property management lends itself to her expertise in investment properties. She is an advocate for her clients; guiding them to the most desirable areas to invest, as well as providing real estate expertise to make transactions go smoothly and close successfully. Rebecca’s reputation with fellow realtors and clients is the highest when it comes to honesty and integrity. Her client’s best interest always comes first! She’s hard working and dedicated to delivering results to her clients. As a PTA member with the Rancho San Diego Elementary School, and a longtime resident, Rebecca is connected to the community. When not in the office or serving her community, Rebecca can be found with her husband John, and two amazing children, Colt and Reese. They enjoy an active lifestyle at the beach, bike rides and watching their son play club soccer and baseball and their daughter’s competitive dance team.

Sal Salem


DRE# 00922246

Sal has been a Real Estate Broker for over 12 years and licensed as a Real Estate agent since 1986. He has been actively doing business in all aspects of real Estate including commercial real estate and commercial leasing, business sales , vacant commercial and residential lots. His technical knowledge, insight and advice could be shared with thousands of consumers out there who are desperate for good information and don’t understand finance and how real estate works. Sal has participated in many Realtors’ Caravans, open houses, etc. He is ready to help you in the selling and buying of your home!

Sarah Carlson


DRE# 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.

Shelly Wilson


DRE# 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


DRE# 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.

Susan Green


DRE# 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.

Tania Rivera


DRE# 01963784

Tania Rivera is a full time, dedicated Realtor for the Greater San Diego area. She has assisted Buyers and Sellers in multiple types of Real Estate transactions, whether it be traditional sales, short sales, rehab projects, and more. Her love for real estate commenced when she moved to San Diego in 2011 and began working for a private real estate company involved in property investments, management, and development. After years of working as an Acquisitions Manager and overseeing property development, Tania learned valuable skills and acquired immeasurable experience. Dedication, education, and hard work is her foundation for success. Tania was awarded a full-ride athletic scholarship to play for Florida Atlantic University Women's Tennis Team, where she also further her passion in business by receiving a Masters in International Business and becoming a licensed California Real Estate Agent Tania is committed to meet and exceed the expectations of her clients, think outside the box, and ensure a win-win for all parties. She strives to provide accurate, reliable, and timely information in order to assist her clients in any important decisions. A native of Puerto Rico, Tania is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. When she is not working you can find her enjoying an active lifestyle at the beach, bike riding, and just enjoying beautiful San Diego with her daughter Giuliana and significant other Ryan.

Tricia Feldman


DRE# 02035328

Tricia's diverse experience and background in sales makes her a great fit with the Reef Point team. She is originally from Manila, Philippines and immigrated as a child to San Francisco where she spent most of her years. She met her Navy pilot husband in San Diego and they have since relocated to three different duty stations including an overseas tour in Italy before returning to their favorite city with three little girls in tow. Tricia holds a BA in Tourism and Hotel Management from Arizona State University and an MA in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. Her prior experience in Sales Management and Event Management for Hilton and Hyatt hotels in conjunction with international exposure enables her to see the world through a unique lens. Tricia and her husband had an amazing experience as first time homebuyers with the Reef Point Team. It was then that she fell in love with real estate and knew that it was the perfect career match. She knows that as a military spouse you dream of finding stability in a home where you can feel "settled" and truly make it your own. Tricia has a strong drive to help military families find that sense of financial and emotional stability and give back to the military community to ensure that they, too, have a seamless and perfectly executed experience in securing their dream home

Vanessa Munoz



Vanessa was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She moved to sunny San Diego over 12 years ago for her family. It is here in San Diego that she began her career in real estate, learning foreclosures and the legal aspects of such intricate, challenging transactions. Through working closely with those clients and truly helping them, Vanessa developed a passion for the industry. Over a decade later she is still a fervent advocate for taking care of others and making sure they walk away with not only the best property for them, but also the highest level of customer service. When not in the office she loves spending time at the many San Diego beaches, being outdoors and traveling with her husband and her son Aaron.

Yvette Martinez

Transaction Coordinator/Broker Associate

DRE# 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

DRE# 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.