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About David

David Crabtree Realtor

Since 1990, David Crabtree has been helping people buy and sell real estate throughout the Central Coast. As a real estate developer-entrepreneur, he has over two decades of experience in land development, residential home building, subdividing, and commercial development. David’s dedication and work ethic led him to acquire his own real estate firm and he has been the proud Broker/Owner of Home & Ranch Sotheby’s International Realty for nearly 30 years.

In his early career, David served as a firefighter with the California Department of Forestry in Northern San Luis Obispo. From there, he went to serve as a group supervisor with the California Youth Authority as well as a member of the Special Emergency Response Team. Both positions reflect David’s strong commitment to the San Luis Obispo County area. In 2007, David’s entrepreneurial drive led him to become a Founding Director of American Perspective Bank. Under his leadership, the Bank grew to over $270 Million in assets and was eventually sold to Pacific Western Bank. David is also deeply committed to giving back to the community in which he was raised and currently serves as on the Board for El Camino Homeless Organization – San Luis Obispo’s County homeless shelter serving all the communities of the North County area.

David’s excellence in real estate was recently recognized by:

  • Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agent in 2015-2017
  • America’s Top 100 Real Estate Agents in 2018-2023
  • Featured in Top Agent Magazine, CA Edition 2020
  • Ranked #215 Top Agent By Volume in CA by REAL Trends America’s Best 2022