Riskin Partners Estate Group
RISKIN PARTNERS ESTATE GROUP is Santa Barbara’s preeminent real estate team, representing buyers and sellers of exceptional properties in Montecito, Hope Ranch and Santa Barbara. Nationally respected, and recognized for their history of excellence and integrity, Riskin Partners Estate Group has sales in excess of $2 billion.
Riskin Partners Estate Group prides themselves in offering a unique real estate experience and value proposition to their clients. “We listen to our clients’ needs, and we respond promptly. We are proud of our success, but ultimately, we only really feel successful when our clients are happy” says Managing Partner Dina Landi. “Meeting our clients’ needs is our first priority.”
Wherever you find yourself on the continuum of Montecito real estate, Riskin Partners Estate Group’s collective expertise, experience, enthusiasm, and excellence are unrivaled. The value of five elite agents makes working with Riskin Partners Estate Group an easy decision.
Director of Marketing, Erin Lammers, and Marketing and Transaction Coordinator, Jenna Galkin implement bespoke and cutting-edge strategies to ensure each offering reaches local, national, and international home buyers. Whether building impactful digital campaigns, creating original content to optimize a property’s SEO, or creating beautiful print advertisements, the Riskin Partners Estate Group’s marketing department is unsurpassed.
In 2016, the Wall Street Journal named Riskin Partners Estate Group the #8 team in the nation. Additionally, the team continues to hold the all-time record for sales in Santa Barbara, closing $335 million in luxury real estate 2015. No one understands, markets, and sells properties of distinction better than Riskin Partners Estate Group.
*based on sales of teams comprised of five agents or fewer
THE POWER OF TEAMWORK
The Riskin Partners Estate Group includes six full-time professionals. The four partners, Dina Landi, Sarah Hanacek, Robert Riskin, and Jasmine Tennis, are all full-time, licensed agents known for their concierge level service, unparalleled negotiation skills, and signature client advocacy. Marketing professionals Erin Lammers and Jenna Galkin implement bespoke and cutting-edge marketing strategies to ensure each listing reaches local, national and international homebuyers.
FOCUS ON SERVICE
“We listen to our clients needs, and we respond promptly. We are proud of our success, but ultimately, we only really feel successful when our clients are happy”, says Managing Partner Dina Landi. “Meeting our client’s needs is our first priority.”
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Riskin Partners Estate Group collaborates on all the nuances of each transaction, and there is no detail that goes unnoticed. The team is intimately involved in each and every step of the buying and selling process, utilizing their proprietary CRM database to ensure that nothing is missed.
The highest standards of integrity, work ethic and client-focused service has earned Riskin Partners Estate Group the #1 position in dollar volume for sales in Montecito 9 out of the last 10 years.
Unsurpassed knowledge, impeccable integrity, and tenacious advocacy. With these qualities, a remarkable sales record, and a tireless work ethic, Dina, the firm’s Managing Partner, has methodically built a career as a leading authority on luxury real estate. Having worked alongside with industry icon and mentor, Rebecca Riskin, for 14 years, it’s no wonder that long-time clients and colleagues alike look to Dina as an advisor and confidant, and that she continues to lead the firm with the same level of excellence, expertise, and integrity for which Riskin Partners has always been known.
Whether discussing market trends, negotiating legacy properties for UHNWIs, or overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm, Dina’s knowledge, poise under pressure, and her unique skill set offer Riskin Partners’ clients an invaluable advantage in the complex world of luxury real estate sales.
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A 22 year resident of Santa Barbara, Sarah began her real estate career in 2004 and has been an integral part of Riskin Partners’ success ever since. Sarah’s meticulous attention to detail, depth of experience, and deep connection to our community make her the ultimate advisor for Montecito’s luxury real estate market. Whether helping clients purchase their first home, showing an oceanfront estate, or diving into the nuance of complex contracts, Sarah brings outstanding client advocacy to all aspects of buying and selling property. New clients as well as those who have worked with Sarah on multiple transactions benefit from her ability to balance all aspects of the sales process.
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Robert quite literally began his career in real estate when he was 12 months old. Robert’s mother and founder of Riskin Partners, Rebecca Riskin, used to bring her young son to open houses and showings when he was still in diapers. Thirty years later, Robert has become a Partner in and an integral part of his late mother’s firm and has dedicated his career to honoring her legacy as the most successful and respected agent in the history of Montecito. Diving headfirst into all aspects of the business, clients delight in Robert’s willingness to tackle any and every challenge head-on, navigate difficult negotiations, and balance all aspects of the escrow process with ease. Robert is also an exceptionally talented aerial photographer and has produced many of the teams’ stunning property films.
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As a third-generation Realtor on both sides of her family, Jasmine’s love of luxury real estate comes from a deep-rooted understanding of how to seamlessly help clients find a home, from start to finish. With involvement in hundreds of transactions and over one billion in career sales, Jasmine has committed herself to provide luxury real estate buyers and sellers with the utmost level of dedication, advocacy, and an unparalleled standard of excellence. Before joining Riskin Partners, Jasmine sold real estate in Seattle’s exclusive West Bellevue market where she successfully worked with tech executives from all over the world. From primary residences to vacation properties, downsizing to finding dream homes, Jasmine has a knack for helping people find the perfect property and loves guiding clients through all aspects of the escrow process.
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Rebecca Riskin, a Los Angeles native, began selling real estate in L.A.’s exclusive Westside in 1979. In 1990, Rebecca moved to Montecito and quickly rose to the top of her field. Providing exceptional service to buyers and sellers for over 37 years, Rebecca possessed an extensive knowledge of the market having involvement in many unique transactions. With an exceptionally strong work ethic, a love of architecture and design and a sincere interest in providing unparalleled service to her clients, Rebecca’s legendary track record speaks for itself.
As Marketing Director, Erin curates the visual identity and narrative of Riskin Partners’ properties and creates effective marketing strategies. Prior to joining Riskin Partners in 2016, Erin worked as Global Marketing Manager for Sonos, where she oversaw the marketing strategy, branding, and merchandising execution of their innovative products. With over a decade of luxury marketing experience, Erin brings a disciplined and layered approach to local, national, and global campaigns while respecting the particular needs and nuances of each property. Erin’s strategic, creative, and entrepreneurial mindset make her an invaluable asset to Riskin Partners’ clients.
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MARKETING & TRANSACTION COORDINATOR
Longtime Montecito resident and industry veteran, Jenna Galkin, is an integral member of Riskin Partners Estate Group. Over Jenna’s long real estate career, she has worn many hats ranging from loan broker to agent. Jenna found her true passion in real estate marketing and transaction coordination. When not creating and implementing cutting-edge marketing campaigns, tracking analytics, and managing social media, Jenna can be found spending time with her husband and two daughters, volunteering at Cold Springs Elementary or with the National Charity League, taking her dog to the beach, or traveling the California coast.
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