Windermere Homes & Estates Is Happy to Have Andrea Altona Join Its Carlsbad Team

Andrea Altona brings a well-rounded skill set to her real estate career which helps her serve her clients with a broad base of knowledge and experience.   Andrea holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from San Diego State University and has worked as a stockbroker and a loan officer.  Andrea has been a professional violinist most of her life, having performed with the San Diego Symphony and Opera, in many Broadway shows and movie scores, and has shared the stage with artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo, James Taylor and Smokey Robinson. She served as President of the San Diego Musician’s Union, where she refined her negotiation skills and gained experience in mediation and arbitration.

The common thread throughout her varied career has been her passion to help people achieve their goals. Andrea loves finding creative solutions to help her clients reach their dreams.  Allow her to guide you through every step of the real estate process.  Andrea’s strong work ethic and communication skills will ensure that your personal real estate journey will be a smooth one.

Andrea grew up in Iowa and has been a long time resident of Encinitas where she lives with her partner, Dan Bailey, and her son Aaron.

“Andrea’s wide ranging experience with negotiation gives her a definite edge and we look forward to working with her in our Carlsbad office,” says Brian Gooding, co-owner of Windermere Homes & Estates.

To find out about Andrea’s  progress with Windermere Homes & Estates, or to contact her for your next Real Estate transaction, you can reach her direct at: 760.402.2485 or A[email protected]

About Windermere Real Estate

Southern California-based Windermere Homes & Estates is the fastest growing real estate brokerage in California in 2015, according to industry magazine First Tuesday Journal. In just over 3.5 years, co-owners Rich Johnson and Brian Gooding have opened 16 offices and have had over 400 agents join their team. Their newest achievement, 2016 Brokerage Achievement of Excellence, was awarded to them by the San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR). Windermere Homes & Estates was honored to be the first recipient of the new annual SDAR Award given for standard of ethics, commitment to compliance and high regards for running their business.

Windermere Real Estate is ranked the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S. with over 300 offices and 7,000 agents serving communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. Last year, Windermere closed over 86,000 sides for more than $31.7 billion in dollar volume. Windermere Real Estate was voted the most trusted brand west of the Mississippi by Lifestory Research®. The Windermere family has a proud heritage of serving our neighbors via the Windermere Foundation which funds services for low-income and homeless families. Since 1989, the Windermere Foundation has contributed more than 30 million dollars towards improving lives in the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit