Kristen discovered the beautiful Central Coast of California when she moved here in 2005 to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She fell in love with this incredible place and made it her forever home. Prior to her career in Real Estate, Kristen obtained her B.S. in Business Administration & Finance from Cal Poly, and then worked in Accounting and Business Operations for over five years.
In 2014 she joined Richardson Properties as a Broker Associate and hit the ground running in pursuit of a successful and fulfilling Real Estate career. Kristen’s practical business and accounting experience make her a unique asset to the Richardson Properties team. Her passion for people, unwavering work ethic and attention to detail make her a competent and highly dedicated Real Estate Broker.
When she’s not meeting with clients and working diligently on their behalf, Kristen enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, wine tasting, running, and snowboarding. She, her husband, and three children live in Los Osos where they relish the small town, coastal lifestyle.
Kristen’s volunteer commitments include past Treasurer for Rotary Daybreak Club of San Luis Obispo, Ambassador and Economic Development Committee Member for the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, and service on several local non-profit boards. Kristen appreciates being an active member of the San Luis Obispo and surrounding communities, and she enjoys advocating for a healthy economy and Real Estate market for current and future generations.
“Kristen is the most amazing broker we have ever worked with. Her attention to detail along with providing her customers with important information is second to none. Kristen has worked with us on both the buying and selling side. Our property in Laguna Niguel had the offer accept”...-Tom and Karen Balbier
“Our experience with Chris Richardson and Kristen Gentry was the most positive real estate experience I have had in my life. 1) They prepared the house for sale and showed the talent and experience to bring out the highlights of the house that was magnificent. 2) They produced a b”...-Jess Clayton Karr
“My family and I interviewed a total of five real estate agents, and we selected Chris and Kristen because their insight and experience with selling luxury real estate clearly stood out. Prior to putting my home on the market, they were diligent in helping us prepare the home for ”...-Nick Watry
“Kristen is professional, beyond helpful and patient. She guided us every step of the way! We had 3 offers and got more than we expected! I highly recommend Kristen for any real estate needs you may have!”...-Rebecca Robinson
“We took our time interviewing potential realtors to help us with our out of state buying situation. Kristen quickly set herself apart from others with her proactive approach and her ability to get us into off-market listings during a short window. She leveraged her broad network ”...-Nicole F
“I have done a couple transactions now with Kristen. She is fantastic! She is willing to go the extra mile and get creative to get things done. She is professional and very knowledgeable about real estate and she's well plugged into the community. I look forward to working wit”...-Jay Cobb
“Kristen was an absolute pleasure to work with. She is an exceptional communicator and steady hand no matter the circumstances. We are happy to recommend her to our dearest friends and family.”...-Ryan Buckley
“It was wonderful working with Kristen! She was very communicative and gave great advice when making difficult decisions. I also really liked that she never put her own opinions on house but gave us time to think and make our own thoughts. She is super knowledgeable about the mark”...-Berenice Saint-Saens
“We have had the pleasure of working with Kristen Gentry to find our amazing home in Morro Bay. It was a challenge since we lived in Santa Cruz County. She was patient and listened continued to send us listings so we knew what was available. It took some time but she found us th”...-Candace Harding