Greg and Nathan Alker are a father/son team dedicated to giving the most well-rounded, knowledgeable service available. When it comes to either buying or listing on the Hollister Ranch(HR), Greg and Nathan have over 50 years of cumulative Ranch life experience. This unique insight provides our clients with valuable information about the people, history, politics, and just plain living on the Ranch that can only be developed with time.
Greg moved to the Ranch in 1972 where he had the opportunity to work for the first HR owners, Penny Brody (Parcel 31/ Rancho San Augustine) and James Arness who had just completed and nearly completed construction on their respective homes. From that time, Greg has accumulated over 33 years of “Ranch life experience” and worked in varying construction capacities on 70 parcels including HR 31 and 19, “The opportunity to have worked for so many Ranch owners over the years has given me the ability to get to know them and their parcels in a way that is very different than just processing a real estate transaction.” In addition to having worked on the Ranch for all those years, Greg and his wife Ruth raised three boys here who are all married and have children of their own, “It has been an amazing journey to have watched the boys grow up here and all settle in Santa Barbara. To see the grandchildren come and experience the Ranch just as the boys did is a treasure we have been blessed to be able to pass on.”
Nathan (the oldest) moved to San Diego and attended San Diego State University where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Financing. After a couple years of travelling he decided to begin a teaching career, which he currently maintains at Providence: A Santa Barbara Christian School as a 7/8 Science teacher. Nathan married his wife Lindsay four years ago on parcel 19 and now have a 9 month old son, Chase, “ It has truly been a gift to be able to enjoy and experience the richness of the Ranch and all that it has to offer from the ocean to the mountains for all these years. It is something that I would like to be able to share with my children some day. “
In 2013 Greg moved from Kerry Mormann and Associates and hung his license under Nathan’s brokers license to form Hollister Ranch Coastal Properties (HRCP). They completed two transactions in the short time period they have been working together, the sale of a partial interest on Parcel 42 in which they represented the buyer and the sale of a partial interest on front row Parcel 27 where they represented the seller. This sale was the largest partial interest sale in Ranch history and the second largest HR sale EVER!!
Greg currently resides on Parcel 19 where he enjoys surfing, gardening, fishing, and assisting other Ranch owners developing and maintaining their parcels. Nathan lives in Santa Barbara and enjoys surfing, golf, and raising his young family.