Dusty Baker Group ranks #1 at Sotheby’s International Realty - Montecito/Santa Barbara Brokerage in sales volume and among the top 1% of all area real estate professionals. Dusty was recently named among the top 250 agents nationwide by REAL Trend’s “The Thousand,” as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. With consistent sales in Montecito, Hope Ranch, Upper East, Riviera, Mesa, and more, Dusty Baker Group is backed by an impeccable track record of success in the area’s most desirable neighborhoods, and in 2020 the team successfully closed more than $110,000,000 in real estate sales.
As a Santa Barbara native, Dusty Baker holds a respected reputation and comprehensive knowledge of the local market. He recently represented the seller of Sotto il Monte, a prestigious Montecito estate which sold in just one month and stands as one of the highest sales in the history of Montecito. Dusty is the sole area member of the brand's Market Leaders initiative, a distinguished and highly active network of top-producing Sotheby’s International Realty professionals in 40+ key markets around the world.
Caitlin Racich, also a native Santa Barbaran, offers a vital perspective on the local real estate market. Prior to joining the group, Caitlin’s background included work in interior design, vacation rentals, and trustee sales. During her collegiate years at Pepperdine University, Caitlin competed in Division 1 indoor and beach volleyball and has three National Championships. She also competed internationally for Team USA Beach.
Jon Walburg is the Director of Marketing and Operations. Leveraging a family background in construction and real estate with a degree in digital media production and nearly a decade of marketing experience, Jon works diligently to ensure outstanding visibility for every listing and a client experience that exceeds expectations.
With uncommon expertise and remarkable efficiency, Dusty Baker Group is positioned to provide clients with a concierge-level experience and the unyielding discretion required in high-level transactions. Dusty has been featured regularly as a speaker at various industry-related events, and the group and their listings are frequently highlighted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Curbed, CA Home & Design, Haute Living, Inman News, and The Close.