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2016 CREA Officers & Directors   arrow


caroline hainesPresident – Caroline Haines
Ascent Real Estate
(619) 435-1851

Caroline Haines’ real estate career spans 27 years and includes experience in sales and escrow. She currently works and resides on Coronado, where she is an exemplary member of the local community. Caroline is a saavy professional, strong leader and believes strongly in community service and professional camaraderie. Caroline was awarded Coronado REALTOR of the Year in 2013 and 2015.


Vice President: Therese Pallares

Ascent Real Estate
(619) -341-4008

Therese is a 20 year resident of San Diego and previously worked as a cardiovascular technologist prior to embarking on her real estate career. She is highly involved in the Coronado community as well as with events supported/sponsored by Ascent Real Estate, including heart walk fundraisers, Max & Jake’s Big Race, and Make a Wish Foundation in Coronado.


Immediate Past President – Zach Todaro
Willis Allen Real Estate
(619) 302-9239

Zach is a 4th generation Coronado resident and a UC Berkeley Graduate. He served as CREA president in 2014 and 2015 and currently serves on the Board of Directors at the San Diego and California Association of REALTORS. He was awarded Coronado REALTOR of the Year in 2014. He and his wife Erin head up a real estate sales team based on Coronado.


cathy brownTreasurer: Cathy Brown
SoCal Premier Properties
(619) 316-3489

A Coronado resident for the past 19 years, Cathy has been involved in many aspects of our community and knows Coronado! Cathy has served on a variety of civic board and in key leadership roles such as President of Coronado Promenade Concerts since 2011, Treasurer- Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Unit-Coronado, Coronado Woman’s Club-member, past president – Coronado Junior Woman’s Club. Cathy also volunteers for Make-A-Wish.

nicole carterSecretary: Nikole Carter-Curtis
Salas Properties
(858) 335-3411

Nikole is an experienced real estate professional. She is devoted to her clients and has an impressive resume in finance, lending, and underwriting that serves them well in today’s market. She is a results driven effective communicator and savvy negotiator, devoted to excellence in all her endeavors.


Ken-Tablang-218x300Ken Tablang
Ascent Real Estate, INC
(619) 347-4414

Ken Tablang brings over 25 years of San Diego real estate experience, and won the San Diego Association of Realtor’s “Realtor of the Year” award in 2010. Besides being on a CREA Board member since 2011, Ken is an active member of the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR), California Association of Realtors (CAR) and Uptown Planners in addition to volunteering his time to several local committees.

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Julie Adams
Pacific Sotheby’s
(619) 481-0200

Julie has over 12 years of experience as a REALTOR® in San Diego County, specializing in Central San Diego with a focus on Coronado & Downtown. Having closed over 100 transactions during the last five years, many of which were personally negotiated short sale listings, Julie is an aggressive advocate for each of her clients, whether buying or selling. Julie has extensive knowledge of the coastal & urban communities and, using experience and technology, works hard to get you into a contract with the best price and terms. Coronado is her home, having also lived in Downtown and Pacific Beach. She comes from a family of passionate realtors and earned a degree in marketing from Arizona State University. Her work ethic demonstrates that she isn’t satisfied until you are satisfied!