Sam Rasoul and his family delight in calling San Diego their home since 1984. As a realtor in San Diego for over 20 years, Sam is one of the top selling agents in the county, and has sold over 1,500 homes in his career. Sam is an expert negotiator and will help direct you through every concern or challenge you may encounter during your sale or purchase.

Sam has in-depth experience and expert knowledge of San Diego and the surrounding areas. When not spending time with his wife, Jessica, and his three kids, Sam actively participates in the community. He serves on the Carmel Mountain Ranch Community Planning Council and is on the Board of Directors for Carmel Mountain Ranch Little League. Sam also sponsors events such as the Summer Concerts in the Park held at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Rec Center and the local annual food drive that benefits Maranatha Chapel and the San Diego Food Bank.

You can have confidence in Sam’s ability to provide you the best real estate transaction possible. “Selling and buying real estate can be a challenging process, and my team and I are here to smooth the way and keep you worry free.”

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you with all of you real estate needs!




Jim Berntsen
Senior Sales Associate
CalBRE# 01109092

Jim grew up in Woodridge, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. There he began working at a young age and learned the value of hard work.  After graduation, he join the Navy and was stationed at Lakehurst New Jersey where he trained to become an Aircrew Survival Technician. Jim was stationed at NAS Miramar for several years and fell in love with San Diego. After the service Jim developed and operated several successful restaurants in San Diego County.

After selling the restaurants Jim starting inventing, patenting and selling consumer products to national retailers and e commerce websites. His inventions include LaserColor, a technology for producing instant foil color from copiers and laser printers, The Auto-Finder an innovative hand-held device designed to locate lost cars in parking lots, and Hot-Can, a self-heating beverage container that delivers a hot beverage or soup anytime anywhere.

Jim has thirty years experience in sales, marketing, and customer service.

Jim and his wife Martha have lived in Ramona for over 30 years. Martha owns and operates The Crazy 9 Patch Quilt Shop in Ramona. They have two wonderful daughters, Mollie and Gracie.




Jen Howard
Senior Sales Associate
CalBRE# 01975762

Jen was raised in Sonoma County, CA. In 2002 she relocated to San Diego to work in land development where she was responsible for the planning, approval and development process of over 300 lots. Knowing the importance of finding the right place to raise her children, Jen is dedicated to focusing on your needs and finding you the perfect home. She holds the Accredited Buyer’s Representative designation (ABR®), as well as the Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource certification (SFR®).




Michelle Ridley
Operations Manager
CalBRE# 01436315

Michelle moved to Poway, from England in 1999, and has worked in the Real Estate industry in San Diego since 2003. She has successfully navigated clients through a variety of markets, including short sales and foreclosures, and aims to create a seamless real estate experience. Michelle is passionate about building relationships, and providing exemplary customer service. She is a licensed Realtor and CDPE specialist.




Carl Altomare
Senior Sales Associate
CalBRE# 02033366

Born and raised in NY in a large Italian family, Carl learned early on the importance of personal responsibility and working with others. He fell in love with San Diego when he moved here over 40 years ago. Carl studied computer science at UCSD and went on to earn his B.A. at the University of San Diego. He built and sold several businesses and is well versed in sales, social marketing, database management and most importantly, taking care of the customer.


















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