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Ken Switzer – Top 1/2 of 1% of Berkshire Hathaway agents

Ken Switzer has been active continuously in local Santa Barbara-area real estate for over 25 years.  As one of the top-producing local real estate agents.  Ken has been involved in over 700 successfully closed sale transactions, with a breadth of experience ranging from luxury residential real restate to vacation homes, high-end condominiums and investment property.  Ken’s awards include the Chairman’s Circle Diamond designation, Berkshire Hathaway’s highest award for placing in the top 0.5% of company agents in the country.  He has been awarded the Lifetime Legend Award for over 15 years of consistent achievement in the Chairman’s Circle, and has also won the coveted Jack Kelly award for managing the successful closing of the most complex transaction of the year.


Ken combines his deep experience and achievement with a strong analytical background as an M.I.T engineer and a straight-forward pleasing demeanor, all serving to provide the highest marketing and negotiating advantage for his clients.  An honest, smart and engaging personality has earned Ken the highest respect of his peers in the Santa Barbara real estate community, which also provides an edge to his clients in attracting buyers to consider their property, and then in negotiating the sale. 


As testimonial to his success and client appreciation, many of of Ken’s clients have used him for multiple transactions, including several clients that have bought and sold between 5-10 properties with Ken during his career.  Ken and his team of licensed associates and preferred marketing partners work to ensure every transaction is focused on optimal results for the client, and is handled with the highest standards of professionalism. 

Arrianne Sandera

Arrianne Sandera is a seasoned real estate professional who has been part of the Ken Switzer Real Estate team for over 10 years. With a deep love for Santa Barbara and a strong commitment to her clients’ success, Arrianne takes a calm and enthusiastic approach to each transaction, guiding people through the entire buying and selling process.

Over the course of her career, Arrianne has been involved in more than 350 transactions, contributing to the team’s achievement of the prestigious Berkshire Hathaway Chairman’s Circle award multiple years in a row. In 2012, she was among the four-person team that successfully sold Bella Riviera, one of Santa Barbara’s most significant new developments, and she continues to specialize in professional sales for Cottage Hospital.

Arrianne has a proven track record of effectively guiding first-time home buyers and sellers through transactions, ensuring a smooth and thorough understanding of the process. She draws on her extensive experience to meet the expectations of any client, regardless of their level of experience.

As a second-generation realtor and a genuine California girl, Arrianne’s dedication, passion, and persistence have propelled her to achieve great professional and personal success. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending quality time outdoors with her two sons, Jack and Henry, taking full advantage of the beautiful Santa Barbara scenery.



Your real estate experience will be aided by Ken’s experienced support team and vendors.  Full-time marketing and licensed assistants ensure a high level of organization for a hassle-free transaction.  We have long-term relationships with the best graphics and website designers to create effective high-end marketing programs.  We can refer you to tried-and-tested trade vendors and inspectors for your pre-sale and post-sale needs.



Look at the “Why Buy” and “Why Sell” website pages to see all we can offer you.  Whether you are looking to buy or sell your property, and whether your real estate needs are residential, vacation home or investment, contact Ken for a no-obligation review.