San Diego Luxury Properties Specialist





My Philosophy is founded upon a vision of excellence, and my impassioned and relentless effort to redefine the luxury real estate experience. My mission is to assist you in achieving the highest possible price in the shortest amount of time, while providing an experience that is exceptional.

Our team, holds ourselves to the highest standards of excellence in an effort to exceed your expectations at every opportunity with
concierge-level service, consistent communication and clear accountability.
Bree Bornstein’s name is synonymous with the Rancho Santa Fe and Coastal Luxury Real Estate market, where her well-established reputation and unmatched market knowledge have made her a frontrunner in Southern California’s luxury residential real estate industry.

Bree prides herself on her personal service and attention to her client’s every detail, which has led her to a large base of referral and repeat clients. Distinguished buyers and sellers entrust Bree to guide them through every step of the real estate process, which she ensures all objectives are being met with exceeded expectations.
DRE# 01871328
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Bree brings a decade of real estate experience to every transaction. She specializes in communities from Rancho Santa Fe and La Jolla to Encinitas and Del Mar. Bree's expansive network, unparalleled client service, and proven marketing strategies have made her an elite member of Compass International top 1% agents.

As a previous member of Compass #1 Team, Bree continually contributed to the success of the team from 2011-mid 2017.  Since 2011 the team has closed more than $750M in closed transactions and is consistently ranked in the Top 50 in the United States, Top 10 in San Diego County, and the top #2 in Rancho Santa Fe. 


Born and raised in Southern California and a San Diego Native for over 40 years. Bree received her Bachelors of Interior Design from Design Institute of San Diego. Her extensive background in Interior Design providing the foundation for her strength and knowledge as a Luxury Home Real Estate specialist in Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding coastal markets.

Vast experience working with builders, developers and architects has proven to be an invaluable asset in serving her clients. Bree is passionate about giving back to the local community and is actively involved in several charities throughout Southern California, including Miracle Babies, St. Jude, RSF Community Center, RSF Rotary and Country Friends. She resides in Rancho Santa Fe with her Husband Ron and their children, Emily, Isabella, Ava and Chloe.



Brooke Russell is proud to join Compass and the Bornstein Group, a name that is synonymous with the North County Coastal Luxury Real Estate market. In the past two decades, Brooke has gained unmatched market knowledge from buying, renovating, staging and selling properties in Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, Del Mar and surrounding areas. While living, working and volunteering in the neighborhoods she services, Brooke has built an impressive base of clientele over the years. She is connected with a wide network of homebuyers and sellers in town and she is intent on connecting properties with the right homeowners. Brooke prides herself on personal service addressing every detail of her clients’ needs as they arise.
Brooke not only has a passion for all things Real Estate, she has a natural talent for realizing the potential of any interior space she comes across. Her ability to declutter, space plan and repurpose furnishings to prepare her properties to show beautifully has earned her a proven history of selling the homes she stages quickly and for record dollar per square foot.
In her free time, Brooke is a dedicated mom to her two young children and very involved in their community. She is passionate about giving back and has served for years on the Solana Santa Fe School Board as VP of Educational Programming. In addition, she has served on the ASD Enlight Board raising awareness and funds for Rady Children’s Hospital research programs for children on the Autism Spectrum. She enjoys spending her time with local families which led her to volunteer opportunities with the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center and Martine Cotillion where she served as Chairman and Patron. She was also the Rancho Santa Fe Girl Scout Chapter Leader and Coach of her daughter’s Torrey Pines Pop Warner Cheer team.
Brooke’s experiences have led her to cultivate an understanding of the unique parameters of this niche market in North County Coastal San Diego which helps her deliver impeccable service to her clients. She realizes the trust her clients place in her hands and she is personally dedicated to exceeding their expectations.
 DRE# 02076124
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Christian has been steeped in the San Diego luxury real estate scene since he was a child. Descending from a family of successful civil engineers, architects, and real estate attorneys, Christian comes by his property intellect honestly.
Attention to every last detail is his everything. Combining an obsession for opulent estates and an eye for interior and structural design, he provides his clients with an unparalleled holistic experience.
Getting the job done quickly and effectively doesn’t cut it for Christian. He also makes sure that he is at a buyer’s or seller’s side and an unwavering advocate during every step of the process, especially when executing the best price and contractual expectation.
Buying your dream home is more than square footage and definitely beyond the basic stats — it’s about clarifying the comps, finding out what matters most to you, and ultimately cultivating a seamless, stress-free experience. Even though it’s a big transaction, it should be full of calm, clear-eyed anticipation.
At the end of the day, purchasing your forever abode (or deciding to sell it) should really be full of joyous anticipation. Christian is ready to deliver because his successful sales aren’t just numbers — they’re satisfied clients who’ve become repeat customers, as well as longtime friends.
DRE# 02050689
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Unique to our successful team is a firm belief that a team always exceeds an individual – defining our differentiation: a vertically-integrated approach where each team member is exclusively responsible for a specific aspect of the client experience.

Led by Bree Bornstein our commitment to quality in all that we do cannot be understated. With absolute focus and attention to detail, we offer a service platform and experience that outshines our competition. Coupled with our truly international marketing reach through our affiliation with Compass, we attract more quality buyers from around the world than our competitors. Furthermore, by leveraging technology and embracing innovation, we design and implement marketing strategies that elevate the appeal of our listings both in print and online, captivating a qualified audience in a unique and engaging way.

Our experience and results are evidence of the effectiveness of our approach, with over $750 million in collective group sales. Additionally, Bree Bornstein Group are considered Top Producers for Compass and constantly rank as the top listing agents in Coastal San Diego.
Above all, the greatest complement to our service is the opportunity to work with repeat and referral clients, which account for over 90% of our annual business. Their trust and confidence in our service fuels our passion and desire to deliver the best experience and results possible.

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Every home has a unique story and Bree Bornstein would love to tell yours. We understand luxury real estate in San Diego County and have the numbers to prove it. Our primary objective in partnering with you — achieve the highest net proceeds as quickly as possible. To inquire about any of our exclusive listings or schedule a consultation, please contact us.

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