About Zia Group

Top Real Estate Team in Santa Barbara

Backed by Keller Williams Realty, we have steadily grown to become the top real estate team in Santa Barbara.  We have been voted the Reader’s Choice for Best Real Estate Team in both the Santa Barbara News-Press and the Santa Barbara Independent. While real estate is our bread and butter, we also use our business to help others. We believe our community extends beyond Santa Barbara and even beyond the United States. Every client we help empowers us to help people in need around the world. We put 25% of our company profit into our “Giving Fund.” Through this fund, we freely and joyfully help meet needs here in Santa Barbara abroad.

Team of Santa Barbara Real Estate Experts

The Proven Model: Team Approach

The team approach to Zia Group’s service model guarantees that you are in excellent hands at all times.

While many agents will say they can “do it all,” no single agent has the natural gifting, expertise, and experience to handle every facet of a real estate transaction.

As a team, Zia Group overcomes this limitation by having experts in every role available to our clients with true concierge service. This diversity of specialized talent allows us to perform with excellence at all times on behalf of our clients.

We aim to minimize stress by making sure our clients are well informed at all times. You can expect clear, direct communication from our team. Each member of Zia Group was dutifully picked because of their commitment to excellence.

The Zia Group


Other Agents


Most Trusted Name in Santa Barbara Real Estate

Not only do you get the top brokerage worldwide, but by working with Zia Group you get the best team in Santa Barbara. Year after year we’re honored by our community’s support. We work hard to add value to every person we encounter, regardless of whether they are, or have been, a client of ours. People sense our desire to serve, and to put their best interest above our own—and they’ve recognized our efforts by continuing to vote us Santa Barbara’s Best Real Estate Team.

The Keller Williams Realty Advantage

#1 Sales Volume

$300 billion

#1 Units Closed


#1 Agent Count


#1 Training Organization

Across All Industries

Keller Williams Realty is the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the world with more than 700 offices and over 165,000+ associates across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. As part of Keller Williams Realty in Santa Barbara, Zia Group is able to leverage the largest network of agents in the world to market your home. Zia Group also utilizes KW’s industry-leading education, training and resources.

Meet Our Team

Daniel Zia

Daniel Zia is the founder and CEO of Zia Group, a boutique real estate sales and investment group backed by Keller Williams Realty, the largest real estate company...

Jon Gilkeson

As a 4th-generation Santa Barbara resident, Jon Gilkeson knows Santa Barbara and the surrounding areas like only a true local would. His excellent communication skills combined with a...

Kimberly Rockwell

Kimberly Rockwell is an accomplished Santa Barbara Realtor who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and home selling process. Kimberly has built a reputation...

Todd Shea

Todd and The Zia Group specialize in hands-on “concierge service” for all their clients. Todd is passionate about this and it is evidenced in all his actions. He...

Alex Stoeber

Alex Stoeber is a driven, energetic real estate advisor with a passion for helping people with two of the biggest financial decisions of their lives, buying & selling...

Alan Siebenaler

Alan brings a large amount of experience to Zia Group. For 18 years he has been helping investors identify properties and add value through residential and commercial real...

Lynda Elliott

Lynda brings her extensive background in sales and customer service to our team. Growing up in Santa Barbara, she also brings her familiarity with and appreciation for our...

Rafael Mora

Rafael is a born and raised Santa Barbara native. His passion for real estate began at an early age, when he witnessed his parents, a first-generation immigrant family,...

Veronica Ocejo

Veronica has a keen insight into how the team runs. She's making sure each part of our specialized team is healthy, happy and results driven to ensure the...

Bethany Day

Bethany manages all of our listings from start to finish, offering our clients consistent, detailed, and excellent service. She always strives to leave things better than she found...

Seth Cox

As Director of Marketing, Seth oversees the strategic and creative vision for the Zia Group. Seth’s unique skill set in online strategy is balanced with his background in...

Mandy Marr

Mandy manages all of our listings throughout the entire process, with excellent attention to detail and care towards the client experience. Mandy's international experience in the corporate retail...

Megan Phillips

Megan helps keep the team and office organized, focusing particularly on transaction documentation, file organization, and compliance. Her legal background helps her keep a sharp eye on details,...

Annie Yap

Annie joined the Zia Group to provide administrative support to the team. She is extremely organized with extensive experience in providing back-office support. Annie takes on a variety...

Brittain Alexander

Brittain brings a wealth of knowledge from his experience in the lending industry. We're excited to have Brittain as the newest member of our administrative team.

Kelly Lazarus

Bio coming soon

Todd Welch

Todd Welch, an Executive Assistant to Todd Shea, combines his love for the industry with his passion for helping people. With a background in general construction and years...

Ian Humphrey

As Team Runner, Ian is the face of Zia Group, meeting with our clients, providing concierge-level client care, and conducting showings. You may recognize Ian from his experience...