Steve Golis

Principal & Founder

805.879.9606 | DRE # 00772218

When you enjoy what you do, the rest comes easy.

Over his 42-year career, Steve Golis has amassed multifamily and commercial sales amounting to more than 14,000 units sold, with sales volume during the past decade alone exceeding more than $1 billion. Since 1979, he has been involved in all aspects of marketing residential income and multi-family property on the Central Coast, wielding his extensive knowledge and skills honed over the years to connect investors with the most suitable property.

Widely considered the market leader in his specialty, Steve is regularly called on to present at local professional events as an expert in the apartment sector. He is also a contributing author for the UCSB Economic Forecast Project, the Greater Central California Coast Forecast Project and the California State Economic Project. The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors has honored Golis with the Jack Kelly Award for Most Challenging 1031 Exchange (2013, 2018), as well as the Howard C. Gates Achievement Award recognizing the stand-out sale of the year (2018), the first time a commercial broker has received the award.

As a long-time supporter of the community, Steve has been involved in a variety of philanthropic charities in the Central Coast, dedicating his personal time to notable causes as well as providing generous donations. Steve has been involved in multiple organizations, including Rancheros Visitadores, Santa Barbara Trail Riders and Old Spanish Days. He is a board member of the Community Housing Council and has been involved in a Community Housing Board for Low Income and Homeless for over 15 years. He has been serving on a board as an executive member for the Los Padres Council and Outdoor School, as well as an Executive Board member for the Santa Barbara Humane Society, just to name a few.

“I’ve simply been blessed to do what I love in a place that I love, and I think that positivity has worked out well for me and for my clients.”


University of California, Santa Barbara, Business

Santa Barbara City College, Associate of Arts, Political Science

Memberships & Associations

“Fathers know best, right? My dad was in real estate and encouraged me to get my license in college. Nearly 40 years later I’m still going strong!”


  • Portfolio, Isla Vista (37 Properties): $76,000,000
  • CBC Apartments, Isla Vista: $47,000,000
  • 801 Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara: $33,500,000
  • 4-Property Portfolio, Diplomat I-II-III & 375 Burton Mesa Blvd., Vandenberg Village: $21,835,000
  • The Diplomat, Vandenberg Village: $20,000,000
  • 5-Property Portfolio, Isla Vista: $18,750,000
  • 64 Units, Isla Vista: $17,575,000
  • 1314 S. Broadway St., Santa Maria (127 Units): $17,250,000
  • 334 Patterson Ave., Goleta: $16,000,000
  • 520–536 W. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara: $14,875,000
  • 6739 El Colegio Rd., Isla Vista: $14,300,000
  • 620 W. Gutierrez St., Santa Barbara: $13,950,000
  • Vandenberg Garden Apartments: $13,000,000
  • 6711 El Colegio Rd., Isla Vista: $12,800,000
  • 3908 State St., Santa Barbara: $12,700,000
  • 1502 San Pascual St., Santa Barbara: $12,500,000
  • Monte Vista I. 10965–10997 Del Norte St, Ventura: $11,800,000
  • 910 Camino Pescadero, Isla Vista: $11,800,000
  • 554 Coronel Pl., Santa Barbara: $11,770,500
  • 515 Red Rose Ln., Santa Barbara: $8,970,000
  • 55 Ocean View Ave., Santa Barbara: $6,900,000
  • 11966 & 11974 Moorpark St., Los Angeles: $6,700,000
  • 601–613 W. Ocean Ave.; 210–218 N. M St.; 723–725 N. 4th St., Lompoc: $6,645,000
  • Portofino Apartment Homes 5001 C St., Oxnard: $6,100,000
  • 777–841 Boysen Ave., San Luis Obispo: $5,800,000
  • Monte Vista II. 10990 Del Norte St, Ventura: $5,300,000
  • 6777 Del Playa Dr., Isla Vista: $4,600,000
  • 160 Camino Pescadero, Isla Vista: $4,200,000
  • 47 Ocean View Ave., Santa Barbara: $4,175,000
  • 614 W. Pedregosa St., Santa Barbara: $4,100,000
  • 2024 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara: $4,000,000
  • 1600 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach (commercial/retail center): $3,900,000
  • 37 Industrial Way, Buellton: $3,900,000
  • 301–305 N. Signal St., Ojai: $3,850,000
  • 134 Chapala St., Santa Barbara (hostel): $3,750,000
  • 215 W. Arrellaga St., Santa Barbara: $3,700,000
  • Legacy Estates, Los Alamos (59 residential lots): $3,540,000
  • 1532 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara: $3,250,000
  • 1400 Edgewood Wy., Oxnard: $3,100,000