Real Estate

Joy Bean | Realtor


About: Joy is a full-time real estate professional who possesses invaluable business acumen, marketing savvy, and a portfolio of experience in both residential and investment real estate spanning 25+ years. With expertise honed from previous years as an executive for two award-winning San Francisco-based advertising agencies, Joy excels at branding and product marketing as well as the complex negotiation nuances necessary for successful, smooth, trouble-free real estate transactions. At her core, Joy is an aggressive entrepreneur who works tirelessly for her clients. As a result, her clients attain the best prices and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing their best interests come first.

Prior to teaming up with Sotheby’s International Realty, Joy was a partner for 10 years at Capital West Associates providing real estate investment consulting to high net-worth investors. Today, Joy brings to the table intelligent traditional and online marketing strategies—so important in today’s world of real estate—a powerful international and national sales network, and the utmost respect for her clients’ needs and goals. To add to her portfolio of business accomplishments, Joy also started her own business, Buy Design, in the home furnishings/design space to fill the unmet need for consumers to gain access to and buy from the professional design showrooms in San Francisco and that start-up business is still going today.

Joy is a proud fourth generation Californian and a mother of three children. She graduated with honors (Phi Beta Kappa) from UC Berkeley, and after post-graduate study at the Sorbonne in Paris, she began her career as a curator and corporate art consultant. Joy’s love for art, design and culture is mirrored in the architecture and lifestyle of Santa Barbara. Joy immerses herself in the many family-oriented, recreational and cultural opportunities of this wonderful city. She believes strongly in giving back to her community and is an active volunteer and supporter of the many organizations that make Santa Barbara such a special place. Joy is a longtime member of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board, served on the board of Santa Barbara Associates and she also gives of her time and resources to CASA, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Food Bank, Ronald McDonald House, Loaves & Fishes and Master Gardeners.

Specialties: Time and again, Joy’s clients have expressed gratitude for the time and money saved through her efforts, and appreciation for her invaluable counsel and professional manner. There is no greater measure of success. To view letters from Joy’s client history:

Quote: “Trust is my number one priority, and trust can only be earned through hard work, honesty, and integrity.”

Connect: Contact Joy at or at (805) 895-1422!


CA DRE #925828

Ali Evans | Realtor & Broker Associate


About: Ali acquired her Sales Person’s license in 2008, Broker’s license in 2010, and has been helping clients with real estate goals for the past 9 years. In 2016 Ali was honored to be selected as Keller William's Agent of the Year for the Santa Barbara and Montecito offices. She started her career as part of the team that successfully closed hundreds of millions in sold volume predominately in Montecito. Ali then joined a commercial investment and management firm and managed over 400,000 s.f. of high-profile real estate and now she is a successful Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway. Ali is deeply committed towards providing the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, responsiveness, and attention to detail. Relationships, trust, and open communication are at the core of her approach, and she is consistently a top producer. Ali attended UCSB and holds a Bachelors degree in both Business Economics and Political Science.

Specialties: Ali is a Realtor helping others with big goals. She works with clients on their path to home homeownership, during life transitions, and helps investors with analytics and returns. She also represents sellers with a comprehensive, full-service approach to achieve the best results possible. Ali's consistency, communication, and streamlined approach enable her to successfully navigate what can many times be an overwhelming process.  

Quote: “Creating clients for life, one transaction at a time."

Connect: Contact Ali at or at (805) 980-8007, or visit her website below!

member since november 2017

Kelly Marsh | Vice President/ California for Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.

KMARSH@HOUSELOAN.COM | (805) 563-1100


About: Kelly Marsh, Vice President / California for Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. has more than 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Her knowledge has been featured in the Santa Barbara News-Press and she’s been a guest on several podcasts and industry trade journals. Additionally, Kelly regularly facilitates seminars for real estate professionals. She is passionate about learning and growing as a person not only professionally but personally. Kelly strongly believes in the power of face to face client meetings. She loves working with people, and enjoys forming relationships with her clients built on trust, integrity and hard work.

Kelly leads a team of 12 highly-skilled and experienced team members. The systems Kelly has implemented in her business have led to some of the best and brightest coming to work with her. Kelly believes anything is possible with the right people on her team.

Specialties: With the support and resources of Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. we are able to offer specialized programs to our clients, including Conventional, FHA, VA, Jumbo, and more. She has helped homeowners through her broad range of expertise and financial knowledge which includes Financial Market & Interest Rate Analysis, Cash Flow & Debt Analysis, Real Estate Equity Management, Real Estate Investment Planning and Mortgage, Real Estate Taxation Concepts and more. She also applies these real estate investment strategies when analyzing her client’s mortgage, debt and home equity strategy into their overall financial plan.

Quote: “I believe my team is my number 1 client. In order to have a world class client experience you must have a world class team." - Kelly Marsh

Connect: Contact Kelly at or at (805) 563-1100, or visit her website below!


1826 State Stree | Santa Barbara, California 93101 | Branch NMLS 1662683 CAFLL 60DBO75169 | CARMLA 41DBO-75170 | CAFLL 60DBO75169 | CARMLA 41DBO-75170

Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. Company NMLS 2258. Equal Housing Opportunity.