Our Team

Meet The Team

Get to know your local market experts

At SG Associates we understand that real estate is a local business. As our client, you'll be paired with the most qualified realtor for your exact market.

Carolyn Talarico

Carolyn loves the dynamism of SG Associates after spending a very successful twenty years at another local firm. She knows the area and its people inside and out – every…

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Galen Callahan

SG Associates’ co-founder, Galen Callahan is another 805 native, having grown up in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Now, let this whirlwind mother of 3 small children help you find the…

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Mark Talarico

Mark Talarico spent the majority of his career as a high-powered business executive – Vice President and General Manager of a major international sporting goods brand. That job kept him…

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Sergio Gonzalez

It’s no longer a secret. There’s a new team spirit in the 805 and it’s being led by SG Associates’ Sergio Gonzalez. A Southern California native, Sergio is a Conejo…

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Shirley Chen

Shirley Chen is the one member of Team Sergio that is not a local by birth but by heart. Born in Hangzhou China, Shirley amassed her real estate acumen during…

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Tina Minero

Tina Minero is the quintessential California girl. A horseback-riding, beach-bumming, snow-skiing, ball of energy, she’s left home before, but always comes back, and she now calls the 805 home for…

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