suzanne-perkinsSuzanne Perkins is Santa Barbara’s preeminent real estate professional. She has consistently garnered Top Agent awards and her stature and reputation in the industry are without parallel.

Suzanne has earned the respect and admiration of her distinguished local, national and international clientele and she has consistently outperformed other agents in Montecito, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez.

Suzanne’s achievements for 2017:


Committed to extraordinary results for her clients, Suzanne brokered 4 of the 5 most expensive transactions in Santa Barbara last year.

2017 Milestones

#1 Individual Agent in Santa Barbara Amongst All Brokerage Firms

#1 Individual Agent Sotheby’s International Realty Agent in Southern California

#5 Individual Agent at Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Nationwide

#52 Individual Agents by Transaction Volume Nationwide according to Wall Street Journal’s REAL Trends 2018

In 2007, Suzanne Perkins earned the accolade of #1 Agent worldwide for Sotheby’s International Realty and more importantly the #1 Agent in the country out of 1.2 million REALTORS. In 2012 Suzanne was once again named #1 Agent in Sotheby’s Offices in Montecito, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez. She was also the #3 Agent in Sotheby’s California Offices and was ranked #7 Agent in all of Sotheby’s Offices in the United States. The Wall Street Journal has recognized Suzanne on numerous occasions, and has consistently included her in the list of the Top 50 Real Estate Agents in the United States (see details below).

Her most important sale occurred in January 2007, when she represented the sellers of El Cojo and Jalama Ranches in the largest non-commercial transaction in California history. The combined listing value of the two properties was an astounding $155 million. In February 2007 she also represented both the Seller and the Buyer of the highest value oceanfront transaction in Santa Barbara history. In 2006 Suzanne represented the seller of the most expensive residential beachfront property in Santa Barbara to that date.

The Wall Street Journal


Year Ranking Year Ranking
2007 40 2008 1
2009 34 2010 16
2011 42 2013 57
2014 72 2015 144
2017 52
Sotheby's International Realty


Year US Santa Barbara
2007 1 1
2008 6 2
2009 2 1
2010 2 1
2012 6 1
2013 7 1
2014 12 1
2015 23 1
2017 5 1

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