Dean Aguilar CEO/Founder

Originally licensed in 2001, Dean is a graduate of George Mason University and started his Real Estate career in the Washington D.C. market as the lead on a high-producing team. Selling on average 165 homes per year, the team closed over $45 million in sales annually.

The Dean Aguilar Group is a high-performing real estate team with over 44 years of family history in San Diego real estate. The team is comprised of San Diegans—born, bred, and raised. From North County’s scenic hills and beautiful beaches to the South Bay’s cultural diversity, the Dean Aguilar Group knows this county and wants to share it with you.

The Dean Aguilar Group knows that when it comes time to make one of life’s most exciting decisions, experience matters. And Dean Aguilar has experience.

Dean’s strategic approach in aggressively marketing properties—coupled with his established network of fellow realtors—has been a proven system of success in obtaining for clients their new dream homes while staying protected in the sales of their current homes. Dean also created a system for home buyers that enables his clients to view properties in “real time” as they enter the market. Dean’s ultimate vision is to allow clients to experience properties at their own convenience—just as a realtor would, but with up-to-the-minute accuracy. Uniquely able to understand and appreciate his clients’ real estate needs, Dean is respected by clients and colleagues for his honesty, fairness, and ability to follow through. Dean has been featured on House Hunters, the television show, for his real estate expertise and accumulated countless accolades and awards, including the #1 Military Relocation Specialist for San Diego in 2012, 2013, and 2014. He was also named the #1 Luxury marketing Specialist by Realtor magazine in 2013 and given the #1 Customer Satisfaction Award by BBB in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Anjanette Calderon Realtor®

As an agent who was born and raised in San Diego, Anjanette is an expert in the area! Finding and interest in Real Estate, she became a transaction coordinator working aside two real estate attorneys.

Before entering the real estate industry, Anjanette acquired banking experience with Wells Fargo and specialized as the customer service proponent leading her branch. Ms. Calderon utilizes her high customer service skills in advising clients regarding all aspects of their real estate transactions. As an integral part of the Dean Aguilar Group, she combines her marketing techniques with creative newer sales approaches to achieve quick sales at top-dollar for her clients.

Jessica Hawkins Realtor®

Jessica Hawkins is a licensed sales person with the Dean Aguilar Group. Born and raised in southern California, she has been in the real estate and property management industry for eight years. Jessica graduated from California State University, Northridge, in the top 10% of her class with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She continues to carry a proactive high achieving attitude, detailed problem-solving skills and tireless drive throughout her professional life. Jessica will always strive to give nothing less than excellence in personalized service to each client.

Outside of her career, you will find Jessica actively involved with the American Cancer Society, raising money and participating in their annual Relay for Life. Her family’s history with the disease has created a close connection to the charity and she thoroughly enjoys giving back as well as helping raise awareness and funds for those in need.

Randi Castle Realtor®

If you have any questions about any listings/homes for sale located in Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, Downtown, you name it….and all of San Diego County, Don’t hesitate to call me! Over time, I have gathered a wealth of information in order to better assist you in all your real estate needs. Whether you are buying or selling, I like to set the highest standard of customer service and 100% client satisfaction. I pride myself on having the newest technology and aggressive marketing strategies to better assist my clients in securing the home of their dreams. My dedication and enthusiasm will not only impress, but give you satisfaction in calling yourself a home owner. I’m looking forward to serving you! For more information on how to secure the best agent you’ll ever have, please visit my website randicastle007.com or call me directly (619)677-8854 .

A little background on myself- I was born and raised in Orange County. At the age of 14, my step father was in the Navy, so my family relocated to San Diego! I have lived here ever since! I have 4 beautiful children and a wonderful supportive husband (who does a lot of the behind the scenes work!). I have worked and lived in Chula Vista for the past 15 years. As a waitress for the last 10 years( yes many of you will recognize me from Filippi’s pizza grotto) and a bartender for longer, I know customer service! I understand what the customer wants and I do deliver! Only now instead of pizzas, I’m serving up satisfaction in all of your real estate transactions. Call me today, and let me serve YOU!

Annie Cook Operations Manager

Annie Cook is the Operations Manager for the Dean Aguilar Group. Upon receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Annie served nearly a decade in the Vegas tourism and concierge industry. She developed her love for operations and sales working in the fast paced and always changing environment. As a seasoned team leader and operational specialist, she has successfully supported sales teams up to 50 people.

Annie brings her unique approach of combining the hospitality experience to company operations, culture and office management to aid business operations. She focuses on creating a Functioning environment that focus on successes of the individual as much as the company.

Mercedes Glendon Marketing Director

Mercedes Glendon, born and raised in San Diego, is the Marketing Director for the Dean Aguilar Group. She received her bachelors in Marketing and Management from The Art Institute of San Diego. Her passion lies in social media, analytics and content creation for the agents. As the marketer, she is here to grow the Dean Aguilar Group and each agents individual business with the result of selling your home through innovative marketing techniques.

Outside of being the Marketing Director Mercedes, a true Sagittarius, is a seasoned yogi and yoga teacher. In her free time she is a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA and loves to help people with their health goals. You can catch Mercedes on the waters teaching Paddle-board yoga or teaching a class about essential oils!

Jesse Klein Real Estate Agent

After working eight years in the service and hospitality industry, Jesse Klein made the move to Real Estate becoming a Realtor ® in December of 2017. Graduating from San Diego State in May of 2017, go Aztecs!, Jesse moved forward with his next adventure. Focusing on his natural born leadership skills and strong work ethic he played football for Southwestern Oklahoma State and upon transferring to SDSU walked on to their football team while receiving his degree in Interdisciplinary studies.

Jesse, a San Diego native, uses his strong work ethic and comfort in competition to find you your perfect home for the perfect price. In his free time you will find Jesse working out or improving on his studies in exercise and nutritional sciences to help train his friends and family at the gym.

America Gomez Real Estate Agent

Having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This means also to help you in understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results.

Nothing is more exciting to me than the gratifying feeling I get from helping people meet their real estate needs. You can count on me to always do what’s in your best interest. I pride myself on being honest, trustworthy, and knowledgeable in the real estate market. I know how important it is to find your dream home or get the best offer for your property. Therefore I will make it my responsibility to help you achieve those goals.

Whether you are an experienced investor or a first time buyer, I can help you in finding the property of your dreams. Please feel free to browse my website or let me guide you every step of the way by calling or e-mailing me to set up an appointment today.

Afroditi Krozos-Aguilar Lead Agent

Afroditi Krozos-Aguilar is the Lead Buyer Agent for the Dean Aguilar Group. Afroditi possesses an unparalleled work ethic and energy that has earned her the respect of clients and colleagues alike. She negotiates the best possible price and terms for buyers, constantly drawing from her in-depth knowledge of market areas, neighborhoods, and related real estate services.

Afroditi has 20 years of experience within the customer service and hospitality sectors and was the general manager for a team of over 200 team members. Afroditi’s outgoing personality and service first mentality enable her to advocate for her clients’ needs. She values listening and learning, and understands the criticality of honesty, fairness, and following through.

Outside of real estate, Afroditi support numerous charitable events including food and clothing drives for the homeless, toy drives for children’s hospitals, and adoption events for animal shelters. Afroditi is from the Washington DC area and attended school in Florida and North Carolina. She and her husband have a 2 year old son and a rescued dog.

Collin Koppang Buyer Specialist

Collin Koppang is a top producing real estate agent for the Dean Aguilar Group. With deep roots in San Diego, Collin possesses a vast knowledge of and love for the city. He is extremely passionate about helping people achieve their goals & finding the home of their dreams in which they will be creating life long memories. Collin graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors degree in Pre-Law, Sociology.

Collin Koppang has been acknowledged as an Elite Realtor in San Diego County with an award winning marketing strategy, was named a Top 10 Realtor in the state of California in 2017, and was showcased on Channel 4 – San Diego “The American Dream” television show to discuss his success in the Real Estate Market. 

Valerie Medina Broker Associate

Valerie Medina is a 7 year Broker Associate, Licensed for 11 years, and proud member of the Dean Aguilar Group. Her experience in short sales and REO sales has helped her realize business growth,and valued connections in the Real Estate industry. She has prided herself in her local community support of her home town of Chula Vista. Her passion and heartfelt drive to serve her clients best interests and help them negotiate the possible outcome has made her one of the most sought after agent in the Dean Aguilar Group. Valerie has a seasoned knowledge of San Diego County and will offer her clients guidance from start to finish, ensuring the entire process is seamless, efficient and rewarding