Marsha Kotlyar Estate Group  |  License #01426886

Meet Our Team

Marsha Kotlyar


Marsha is a top selling real estate agent with a reputation for discretion and keen negotiating skills, which has made her one of the most respected names in luxury real estate. With nearly 18 years experience selling Montecito real estate, her knowledge and meticulous attention to detail has resulted in a long list of happy clients. Combining passion and intuitiveness, Marsha is committed to providing her clients the most honest and informed real estate advice possible. Her background in Planning & Real Estate Development gives her clientele an advantage in navigating the building process.

“I am most inspired when I connect my client with the ideal property – seeing their happiness reminds me why I do what I do.”

Originally born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Marsha moved to Santa Barbara at age 6, and instantly fell in love with the area’s natural beauty and splendor. Being a Russian Jewish immigrant has influenced Marsha’s tenacity and strong work ethic. Marsha balances her career by spending quality time with her husband and two children, as well as an ardent love for architecture, design, skiing, music, and community involvement. Fluent in Russian, Marsha is able to assist as well as understand the needs of international clientele. Possessing a generous charitable side, she fervently believes in giving back to the community she has called home for over 32 years. She brings integrity, humor and commitment to everything she embraces.

Proven Success and Experience

  • Full-time real estate professional for 17 years
  • Local Santa Barbara Resident for over 32 years
  • Consistent Chairman’s Circle Diamond Award – Top 1⁄2 of 1% Agents Nationwide
  • Ranked 4th Berkshire Hathaway Agent Nationwide 2017
  • Ranked within Top 5 Teams in Santa Barbara MLS 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top 100 Berkshire Hathaway Agents Nationwide, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top 50 Berkshire Hathaway Agents for The Greater Los Angeles County, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top 100 Prudential Agents for the Greater Los Angeles County, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Top Producing Agent Santa Barbara MLS, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Participated in over 400 real estate transactions, totaling over $1 billion in sold volume

Get in Touch with Marsha Kotlyar

(805) 565-4014
1170 Coast Village Road, Montecito CA 93108

Allie Baxter

DRE #02072389

Allie brings boundless passion and a creative eye to the team. She is the marketing and advertising director, and facilitates each period of a listing, from the beginning to the sale, to ensure the property receives the vast exposure it deserves.

Allie has been involved in over 110 transactions, totaling over $355,000,000 in sold volume. Her ability to quickly adapt to the ever-changing real estate marketing landscape makes her an asset to the most sophisticated clientele.

Allie moved to Santa Barbara in 2010, from the Bay Area, upon attending UC Santa Barbara and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She joined MK Group in 2015 and brings a calm and trusting tone to all of the team’s transactions and through all aspects of the sales process.

Get in Touch with Allie Baxter

(805) 565-4015
1170 Coast Village Road, Montecito CA 93108

Brittany Lucas

Administrative and Marketing Assistant

DRE #02055307

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1170 Coast Village Road

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