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.

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.

Afroditi Krozos-Aguilar COO/Team Lead

Afroditi Krozos-Aguilar is the COO/Team Lead  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 has a son and two rescued dogs.

Alexiss Zazueta Realtor®

Alexiss is a licensed Realtor® with the Dean Aguilar Group. She started in the Real Estate industry as a broker’s assistant, marketing admin, and transaction coordinator. With over 5 years of experience in the industry, she is able to fully understand the buying and selling process from start to finish. Prior to Real Estate she had previous experience in sales, customer service, and loan processing. With experience & knowledge in the mortgage industry Alexiss is able to help her clients understand the process of qualifying to own a home. She provides her client’s with integrity, professionalism, & knowledge that is up-to-date. She has a passion for helping others and will provide excellent customer satisfaction that exceeds your expectations. 
Outside of her career life, Alexiss likes to help out those in need by donating and putting together events to help feed the homeless. She also has a strong passion for fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. 

America Gomez Realtor®

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 also means helping you in understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped America build a remarkable track record of delivering results.

Nothing is more exciting to her than the gratifying feeling she gets from helping people meet their real estate needs. You can count on America to always do what’s in your best interest. Past clients and coworkers describe America as honest, trustworthy, and knowledgeable in the real estate market. She knows how important it is to find your dream home or get the best offer for your property. Therefore she will make it my responsibility to help you achieve those goals.

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

Brandy Bishop Operations Manager/ Realtor®

Brandy Bishop is a licensed real estate agent. She also oversees each transaction from the time the property goes under contract to closing, ensuring no deadline is missed.  Her experience as a Transaction Coordinator (TC) in the real estate field began in Grand Junction, Colorado in 2003 and continues throughout San Diego County. She is skilled in the art of “closing the deal.” She has closed thousands of transactions while working alongside influential real estate agents, Brokers and Escrow companies, leveraging her knowledge and client focused ideals. Brandy enjoys using her experience to create and complete professional, stress-free transactions. Her work as a licensed real estate agent and Transaction Coordinator combination keep her at the forefront of local real estate trends.

From her time in Colorado to California and living abroad in Europe, she has witnessed the ups and downs of the real estate markets across the world. She is versed in REO’s and Short Sales as well as Conventional loan and VA loan requirements. She understands first hand, the stresses of Service Member’s and of their family’s. Her primary goal is to make the home buying and selling process as easy and streamlined as possible by getting an in depth analysis of what the the customers wants and needs for the best value.

Brandy has made it her mission to help clients reach their goals through the highest level of service, skilled analysis, and sound real estate advice available allowing them to make the best decision in one of the most important transactions of their life. If finding a house to call “Home” is your goal, then call her now. Let her help you make your dreams come true.

Emma Pfingsten Creative Director

Emma Pfingsten is the Creative Director for the Dean Aguilar Group. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design. Emma has previously provided her Graphic Design and Marketing Expertise for the IT industry and smaller businesses. In 2017 she set off on a new journey to pursue her dream to move to California. So far her favorite part of living in San Diego is of course the constant warm weather, beautiful views and how friendly people are. Emma is excited to utilize her passion of creativity and strategic marketing in the Real Estate industry to help grow the company.

Zak Akhter Realtor®

Zak Akhter is a young real estate professional who is knowledgeable in multiple areas of the real estate industry. Originally born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, he grew up working for his family real estate brokerage and earned his license as a real estate agent at only 19 years old. After graduating from the University of San Diego with a major in Finance, he moved back home to the Bay area to work in property management for the Irvine Company before realizing that his true passion was in residential real estate. He is now back in San Diego helping people buy and sell their dream homes by becoming an expert on the local market and negotiating the best possible deals for homebuyers.

During his free time, Zak enjoys playing tennis, golf, and is a fitness enthusiast. He also has a knack for investing and spends his early mornings following the news and trading on the stock market. Self-improvement is also a huge part of his life as he spends a lot of time reading books or articles that can help him break out of his comfort zone and grow into a better person, friend, and real estate agent.

As someone who loves numbers, Zak is able to look at the San Diego housing market and crunch the numbers so that you know you are not overpaying for your home or are getting paid fairly for your listing. He is fantastic at analyzing data and being able to interpret it in a way that makes it easy for clients to understand. If you are looking to get the best possible deal when buying or selling your home then reach out to Zak to set up a consultation.

Narmin Odesh Realtor®

I graduated in Business Administration from Cuyamaca College, and I’ve been licensed since 2017. I wasn’t born in San Diego, but I grew up here. I love San Diego, and everything about the city. I want to help buyers and sellers in every process and step to make selling and buying process as understandable as possible, and I’m willing to go beyond what I need to do to help my clients find their perfect dream home. I love making my clients happy by finding their place to call home.

Ti Cason-Davis Realtor®

Ti Cason-Davis is a San Diego native and loves to introduce people to hidden gems and great spots for foodie’s. Ti originally joined real estate as Director of Agent Services at a real estate firm in San Diego. It was his job to be the first to know about new technology, marketing strategies, and market data related to California real estate and share that knowledge with top real estate teams in San Diego. He quickly found a passion for real estate and became a Realtor so he could share his knowledge of real estate and love of San Diego with clients. Ti provides valuable information and support throughout the closing process and beyond. Call, text, or email him anytime!

Patricia Urias Realtor®

Patricia Urias is a San Diego native who has been licensed since 2007. Prior to joining the Real Estate industry she worked for Chase in the Bankruptcy / Foreclosure department and was a loan officer so she is able to bring a lot of knowledge from those experiences with her as an agent. She is passionate about helping people and advocating for her clients. Honesty and transparency come first in any client relationship. Patricia is also bilingual in English and Spanish which can be a huge help when communicating through the tedious home buying or selling process.

When she isn’t working, she loves to travel, go to the beach and attend self-help motivational events. One of the most rewarding experiences she had was when she backpacked Europe, Mexico and Central America. Meeting new people from all walks of life and throughout the world is important to her as she loves to learn about other cultures and enjoys trying new foods!

Kim Nguyen Realtor®

Kim is a native San Diegan who has been able to see this lovely city grow over the years. As a former manager in the Holistic healthcare field, she brings a great deal of customer service and happiness to the team! She believes in building a trusting relationship by listening to every detail and comprehending each client’s unique circumstances. She will be there from the beginning to the end of the process and will happily help you open the door to your new dream home. Her client dedication and love for helping others are what motivates her the most. Kim doesn’t hesitate to go above and beyond for her clients as she knows this is one of the biggest investments a person can make.

Outside of real estate, she loves exploring San Diego; from paddle boarding in beautiful mission bay to intense hiking at Three Sisters Falls to shredding down the slopes of Big Bear or exploring new cuisines at the latest restaurants. Whatever it is, she cannot refuse an adventure.

Lorent Lopez- Wieseler Realtor®

Lorent Lopez Wieseler has lived all over the world, from her motherland Colombia to Israel to the US. When she landed here in San Diego over a decade ago, she knew that this was the right place to call her new home. That’s exactly what she wants to deliver for her clients; not just a house, but a home. She serves all of San Diego County as Realtor with Dean Aguilar Group, with a specific mission to find the perfect place for each of her clients.

She has a broad background in sales, ranging from various types of industries. From managing a team or increasing sales year as a company’s top sales agent, Lorent is determined to deliver the results you want and will go above and beyond in making sure that her client’s needs are heard and understood. Either you are Spanish speaker or English speaker she will get what you need Rapido!

Michelle Tafoya Realtor®

Michelle Tafoya is a San Diego Native and has an understanding of the communities around the county. Michelle has been a small business owner for over 35 years and prides herself on providing excellent customer service. Understanding what it takes to be sure that her clients have her full support and commitment to helping them achieve all of their Real Estate goals. She has an incredible work ethic and a proven sales track record with all her small business.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at charities helping with animal rescue, and with homeless outreach. Her and her family love the outdoors and enjoys all the beach activities that San Diego has to offer. Helping people is her passion you can be sure your in the right hands.

Lora Banner Realtor®

Lora specializes in Residential sales in San Diego & Los Angeles including single family residences and condos. Prior to becoming a Real Estate agent, Lora worked as a Marketing Director in the Real Estate field, and also as a Marketing & Social Media consultant for boutique fitness franchises. Her background in marketing allows her to bring an extensive expertise in marketing properties, online presence, and generating interest in a property. Lora’s passion lies in helping buyers to find their perfect Southern California dream home. When representing sellers, Lora’s listings have generated a tremendous amount of interest and sell quickly. The cornerstone of Lora’s Real Estate philosophy is being able to deliver unparalleled support & service throughout the journey from making an offer or listing a property to closing Escrow, making it as seamless & stress-free as possible for her clients.

Originally from the east coast, Lora earned a BA from Rutgers University. When she’s not helping people buy and sell homes, Lora enjoys soaking up the Southern California sunshine with her growing family and searching for the best beach spots or hiking in the hills.