Deborah Kernahan, CEO

Team Leader | Licensed Real Estate Professional

Deborah Kernahan celebrates 30 years in the real estate industry in 2016 as well as the ongoing and rewarding role of not just selling homes, but helping families invest in a lifestyle.
Deb notes, “Since receiving my CA Real Estate License in 1986, I have experienced the housing market through peaks and valleys. My attention to detail, along with my ability to adjust to any given market, along with a person or family’s need is unsurpassed. Our team understands that our clients come first, with their expectations guiding our priorities. Everyday we work to elevate our level of service and help our clients work through one of life’s most important decisions, investing in real estate.

Recently, 2016, Deborah earned the notable CERTIFIED LUXURY HOME MARKETING SPECIALIST® designation and MILLION DOLLAR GUILD® recognition. This recognition means Deborah has met specific criteria and has documented performance in the million dollar and above housing market. Deborah is part of a cadre of agents who work in the top 1.2% of the market.

We offer a boutique, personal approach with every client we serve. Our success comes through understanding, transparency, honesty, tough negotiations, determination and experience. Up to the minute trends enable our clients’ peace of mind throughout the entire real estate process.

Chelsea Hutton

Client Concierge Services | Operations

As the Team Administrator and head of Client Concierge Services, Chelsea Hutton skillfully facilitates the multitude of day-to-day details that ensure that Kernahan and Associates provides the highest level of service to every client. Chelsea supports the team with her inspiration and drive and designs very strategic and targeted marketing applications that produce outstanding results. She is highly skillful at implementing dynamic marketing campaigns in print and on numerous social media platforms and websites. She creates a seamless transaction for all the team’s valued clients, cooperating agents and escrow, financial and legal entities. Being proactive, she is very responsive in meeting all the critical time frames and is exceptionally thorough in providing constant communication and responding promptly with each client and all of the team members. Chelsea is very astute, ultra-organized, tech savvy and constantly delivers impressive results in attending to all the team’s real estate goals. She is extremely diligent in seeing that every aspect is taken care of so that a successful transaction is achieved. Chelsea is truly a dedicated professional who is very passionate about providing each client with an exceptional Kernahan and Associates real estate experience.

Contact Chelsea to serve you and your personal real estate interests.

Nick Belardo

Marketing Associate

Joining the team after spending the last 5 years with Caruso, Nick looks forward to bringing his experiences to the cutting edge team at Compass. At Caruso, Nick worked with 200+ brands and partners on creating innovative marketing plans and strategies. Nick’s passion outside of work is songwriting and singing.