President – Kevin Justice

RE/MAX Direct

Email Kevin or call 619-507-8834

I’m a Realtor with RE/MAX Direct in Ramona, CA. It’s my pleasure to serve my local community as well as the surrounding areas, providing home-buyers and sellers with professional, responsive and attentive real estate services. I live in Ramona and want to share all of the wonderful features this area offers. My clients benefit from my anticipatory costumer service, attention to detail as well as my negotiating skills and be that trusted guide you need in this market. I am also the agent who will effectively market your home so it sells with your goals in mind, using cutting edge technology to make your home sell as quickly as possible and for the most money. Call me today to put my services to work for you.

Vice President – Karen Domnitz

Century 21 Award

Email Karen or call 619-884-7654

Drawing on 31 years of the Financial, Real Estate and Teaching Industries I use my rich and diverse knowledge to help clients go smoothly through their home purchase or sale. First time home buyer, investor or seller, I use my skills to meet my clients’ needs, turning any challenges into opportunities. My network of professionals, offers a strong team approach of honesty and integrity to insure my clients’ best interests are met. My work ethic drives me to help buyers find their home oasis.

Everyday technology is more and more taking the place of human interaction. Building a strong personal relationship is crucial to satisfying today’s information savvy clients. Buyers and Sellers have unlimited access to information, what I do is identify and connect them with the best matches for them. Whether it’s ranch land with farm animals, Estate living with golf courses and trails, or in town living there’s a place for you!

My husband, Jared, and I moved to Ramona in 1992 and have renovated and built over the years to creat our oasis. If you are searching for land to build from scratch, an existing home to make your own, or just need assistance in staging your property, I will help you with patience and professionalism.

When not hard at work, I enjoy being with friends and family. Having them at our home, us at their home or out experiencing the delicious local wines of Ramona’s Wineries. I am an active member of the community I live in. I understand the importance of helping out, volunteering and fund raising for youth programs; softball, football, baseball, wrestling, soccer, martial arts. You may also find my family and I enjoying time together with our dog, Jager, or riding our beach cruisers.

VP – 2023, 2022

Treasurer – Laura Leeman

Century 21 Award

Email Laura or call 619-433-7206

As a San Diego native, Laura Leeman knows the county extremely well. This benefits you in several ways as a home buyer or seller. With an in-depth knowledge of the local housing market, she can help you find a home and community that meet your needs. When it comes to selling a home, pricing and promotion are the two most important factors. They can put you on the path to a quicker sale.She can help sellers price their homes effectively, by analyzing local market trends and sale prices. She works extra hard to keep clients informed and make the process as smooth as possible.  As a Spanish-speaking agent, Laura is  able to help clients feel more comfortable communicating in their native language. 

Moving to Ramona and getting to know its established neighborhoods reminded me of small-town America, where kids play in front yards, neighbors become lifelong friends and people are out walking their dogs. As a mother of two this was important to our family when choosing a home.  I work extra hard to keep my clients informed and make the process as smooth as possible. With me, you will enjoy constant interaction and communication. You’ll always be in the know.

Secretary – Lori Patenaude

Lori Patenaude

RE/MAX Direct

Email Lori or Call 619-820-3812

Lori Patenaude has been a Ramona resident for over 25 years and comes from a family with a real estate background. Living here and attending many of Ramona’s local schools and events has given Lori a strong knowledge of the community and a great resource for local information.

As a Realtor, I take pride in growing relationships with my clients. My love for helping others makes my career that much more enjoyable. My commitment to helping clients connect with the home of their dreams and providing the best possible experience results in a regular stream of referrals and gives my clients the confidence that I have gone above and beyond their expectations.  I am recently engaged and will soon have 2 amazing step children. When I’m not working you can usually find me hiking, playing with our 2 dogs, hanging with friends or watching the kids play sports.

Director – Mechelle Rose

Mechelle Bombard

RE/MAX Direct

Email Mechelle or Call 858-361-5272

Mechelle Bombard is a San Diego Native and was drawn to the small-town values and tight knit community that Ramona has to offer. Her family moved here 5 years ago and since then she has become very active in the community. Mechelle currently is a Director on the Board for the Ramona Real Estate Association and Vice President of the Board for Ramona Girls Softball.

With over fifteen years experience in customer service, Mechelle strives to go above and beyond for her clients. She has a strong work ethic and will ensure that every real estate transaction runs smoothly, from the initial phone call to closing. Establishing that personal relationship is what Mechelle is known for and her client’s happiness and well-being is her number one priority. Mechelle’s energy, integrity and commitment is what makes her successful.

When I’m not busy with a real estate transaction, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 4 beautiful daughters. We are a very active family and there’s always something exciting going on in our household. I love to travel anywhere tropical…the beach is my happy place and I recently got back into my childhood love of surfing. As hectic as my life can be sometimes, I wouldn’t pass up a dance party with my girls for anything. My career in real estate works with my life as a Mom and I feel so fortunate to be able to have the best of both worlds!

Director – Marci McKown

Keller Williams Realty San Diego East Foothills

Email Marci or Call 619-922-0209

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Director – Kimberly Buckley

Century 21 Award

Director – Mark Garrow

Mark Garrow

MJN Real Estate

Email Mark or call 760-300-3639

Mark Garrow was born into a military family. Until he settled in San Diego in 1980, he had moved 10 times around the U.S. as well as two European countries. High school was split between three geographically diverse locations finally graduating in Stuttgart Germany. He went on to the University of Maryland in Munich Germany for two years before returning to the U.S. and San Diego.

Mark managed 11 different electronic retail outlets over 15 years and spent some time in the telecommunication industry marketing business telecommunications connectivity products. In 1997 Mark moved to Ramona with his wife and two sons. In 2000 he became a Realtor and loan officer, partnering with his wife and specializing in first time buyers. Since then, Mark & Lori have grown their expertise to include REO listing and purchases, Short Sales, relocation and other aspects of real estate. 

Real Estate has been very exciting and challenging since 2000 and I’m proud to have a dedicated client base that doesn’t hesitate to refer friends and family. They know that I work for them and in their best interest.

2014-2015 VP Ramona Real Estate Association~

2015-2016 VP Ramona Real Estate Association~

2017 President Ramona Real Estate Association~

2018 President Ramona Real Estate Association~

2019 VP Ramona Real Estate Association~

2020 VP Ramona Real Estate Association~

2021 VP Ramona Real Estate Association~

2022 President Ramona Real Estate Association~