About Our Team

Our Experience:

Each team member has brought years of varied business experience to our company.  Hanne Liisberg and Dan Kalinoski were top agents with a local Coldwell Banker franchise for nearly 10 years before deciding to take our business to the next level.  We are proud of our accomplishments thus far.
Steve Carnes joined our energetic team in early 2008 from a local Frank Howard Allen franchise and prior to that was stationed for many years at The Sea Ranch Lodge under the banner of Sea Ranch Realty.  Steve is a local expert regarding The Sea Ranch and has many years of onsite experience.

Our Office:

The brokerage team of Liisberg & Kalinoski operate out of the only real estate office located on The Sea Ranch.  In addition, the vacation rental office of Sea Ranch Escape has their front office with us.....a very useful arrangment for meeting all your real estate needs.  We are located next to a very popular Sea Ranch institution: The Two Fish Baking Company, located on Verdant View which is off Annapolis Road near The Sea Ranch airstrip. 

Changing the Old Rules:

Liisberg and Kalinoski decided early on in the planning stages, they did not want to model their agency like any other.  Rather than fostering competition between agents, The Coastal Real Estate Company's basic underlying principle is company teamwork and we mean just that.  Clients may identify and want to work with a particular agent in our company (see our agents below), but the team is ALWAYS there to take care of urgent, time sensitive items and lend the support needed to promote a smooth buying or selling experience.

The New Rules:

The entire company works as a team to better serve our clients every day of the year; provide seamless marketing and sales services with every real estate transaction; focus our advertising on state of the art graphic work complemented by the internet; serve the public, as Realtors, with the highest degree of professional abilities and ethics in our strive for excellence.  And now it's time to meet.........


The Team:

 Hanne Liisberg, Broker/Owner/Realtor.

Service above Self. That is the motto and motivation behind Rotary International and a goal in Hanne's real estate practice. Coming to the coast from a background in business, real estate law and commercial development in The Bay Area and internationally, Hanne has enjoyed living on this part of the California Coast for 14+ years. With a Danish Juris Doctor, a US Masters in International and Comparative law on a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, an entrepreneurial spirit and a love of architecture, design and the ocean, helping coastal buyers and sellers fulfill their real estate dreams and goals, is her mission. After 9 years as a top agent for the local Coldwell Banker office, Hanne is taking her mission to the next level. Hanne is past-president of the Gualala Rotary Club 2002-2003, active in local organizations and finds time to sail on The San Francisco Bay from the Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon. Hanne is married to fellow Dane, Henrik Liisberg, a Designer of renown, who uses his talents to the benefit of The Coastal Real Estate Company.

Email Hanne: hanne@TheCoastalRealEstateCompany.com



Dan Kalinoski, Broker/Owner/Realtor.

Dan graduated in 1980 from the West Virginia School of Pharmacy and practiced pharmacy for 18 years in Orlando, Florida.  He and his wife Barbara looked to broaden their horizon by selling their lakefront home, leaving their careers, and switching coasts to settle into what they consider to be one of the best locations to live in the country.The climate, the clean air, the friendly people and the haunting pristine beauty were magnets drawing them to the area. They have both thrived in this environment with successful businesses being just one sign of that. Barbara is the owner of Handcrafted Interiors, the local premier company for custom work in all things fabric.

After 18 years of retail pharmacy management, Dan decided to redirect those people skills into another people profession...helping people locate and/or sell their properties.  Having made the move himself, he has a special insight into the challenges, rewards, and nuances of moving to this remote, yet cultured area.  Dan can assist you with making some of those difficult decisions and some of the possible repercussions and many rewards they may bring.

Email Dan: dan@TheCoastalRealEstateCompany.com

Steve Carnes, Agent/Realtor 

The Coastal Real Estate Company is thrilled to have Steve Carnes join our team in March 2008.  Steve adopted us as his new home due in part to the team concept of which our company is proudly based.  We are delighted to have such a comsummate professional who has a gifted ability to make everyone in the room feel right at home.

Steve brings many years of Sea Ranch expertise to our office.  He was a top agent for many years at the real estate office at The Sea Ranch Lodge.  Please contact Steve for your real estate needs and be prepared to make a friend for life.


Email Steve: stevec@mcn.org
Website: http://www.searanchca.net/


 Rich Kenyon, Associate Broker/Realtor

photo of Rich Kenyon, broker associate

Email Rich:  rich@thecoastalrealestatecompany.com

Rich Kenyon has been a full time broker on the coast since 1995 and he knows The Sea Ranch inside and out.  Rich has also called The Sea Ranch his home since 1992.

Prior to becoming a real estate broker, Rich was a hospital administrator and college instructor in southern California. 

Whether buying or selling, please contact Rich for all your real estate needs at 707.785.3322 ext. 113 or







Carol Kozal, Agent/Realtor

Email Carol:  carolkozal@thesearanchlife.com

Carol Kozal has spent the past 15 years living and working on the Mendonoma Coast as a full time resident and co-owner of Studio 391,
a fine art gallery that she helps her husband, Paul Kozal, manage.
Carol has come to love our unique coastal community and appreciates just how special it is to live here. 
She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge about the area with others and keeps a blog called “The Sea Ranch Life.”

Carol strongly feels that professionalism, integrity and attention to detail are vital keys to success. She is ready to put her background in sales, marketing, and business management to work for buyers and sellers. 


Get to know the coastal experience:

The Coastal Real Estate Company by Liisberg & Kalinoski is proud to represent the dramatic and scenic Southern Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Pacific Coast along California's famed Highway One. We are ourselves baby boomers and understand their needs. We live and work here and know each distinctive village characteristic from Timber Cove, Stewarts Point, Annapolis, The Sea Ranch, Gualala, Anchor Bay, Point Arena, Manchester and Irish Beach to Elk. Whether you are looking to purchase a home or land, sell, refinance or make an investment, our TEAM is here to guide you in all aspects of real estate. This site and our modern office at The Sea Ranch is your inspiration and a breath of fresh air. Come share an espresso with us. Visit, discuss, dream, read, get ideas and advice online or in person any time.....we are here to help.    Enjoy your visit to this website and the coast!  Permit us to assist you in calling our pristine coast......your home too.





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