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Dave Kibbey Dave welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your goals and what is important to you. As a well-respected business entrepreneur born and raised in the desert, married, and grandfather of nine, his wealth of knowledge of the desert communities and many years of real estate experience enable him to provide you with highly specialized information that will aid you in making an informed real estate decision.

Dave works diligently to match his buyer’s specific needs to the right property as quickly as possible; paired with strong negotiating on their behalf to structure a sound purchase. Sellers appreciate Dave’s proactive, no-nonsense, and aggressive approach as he employs the best marketing techniques and technology to expose his listings while providing timely feedback results of showings. Dave continually communicates current market conditions to his clients to ensure that their listing is positioned to sell–saving sellers time on the market–while he negotiates hard to protect their equity at closing. Dave has an unprecedented commitment to getting your home sold for the very best terms and the highest dollar possible.

With over 80 years of collective real estate experience, Dave’s professional team of skilled, focused, and customer-driven associates work hard to maintain the highest level of customer service. Dave’s team provides a strong professional network that assists in finding homes for his buyers and qualified buyers for his listings. As a result of this proactive approach to selling real estate, Dave has been regarded as one of the top sales and listing agents in the desert year after year and currently ranks in the top .5% nationally as well as here in the desert.

Reach out today. Trust is hard to come by in today’s fiercely competitive real estate market. Dave will provide you with the highest level of professionalism, knowledge, and utmost confidentiality to ensure that you feel secure with your decision. Dave Kibbey welcomes the opportunity to be your real estate broker of choice.


Wendi Brinson Born and raised in Palm Desert, Wendi returned to the Coachella Valley in 2005 after studying Management Information Systems and Marketing in Tucson, Arizona & Los Angeles, California. With great appreciation for the desert cities, Wendi chose to pursue a career in real estate and obtained her license in 2006. She began selling residential re-sales on-site at The Lakes Country Club sales office in addition to working for a top producer, gaining vital market knowledge, advertising & negotiation skills. Now as a team member with Dave Kibbey & Associates, Wendi is focused on all aspects of Team Kibbey office management, escrow coordination, marketing & advertising while also working as a buyer’s agent for Dave. Married to her husband from Virginia who is an engineer in the natural gas industry, Wendi enjoys spending her extra time with her family, children Baron & Preslyn, hiking our amazing trails, watching sporting events and enjoying occasional golf with family, clients & friends!  CalBRE #01780785

Todd Later Born and raised in Los Angeles, Todd has combined a master’s degree in business from UCLA, with over 40 years of transactional, high-level negotiation experience in commercial real estate, bringing a unique perspective to marketing homes for Dave Kibbey & Associates | Sotheby’s International Realty, specializing in the prestigious communities of Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta. Todd keenly understands the needs and desires of the Desert ‘vacation home buyer’ from the Greater Los Angeles Area…as he is very proud to be one.  His continuous travelling between his primary residence in Palm Desert and the West Los Angeles/South Bay area afford him the opportunity of maintaining a constant dialogue with strategically targeted  vacation home prospects. Combining his direct marketing efforts with the collective real estate experience and Coachella Valley market knowledge of the Dave Kibbey Team, Todd’s Clients will benefit from the most comprehensive search, evaluation and eventual success in finding them the right home at the best value. Todd’s philosophy of providing the highest level of professional customer service, in conjunction with operating within a cohesive sales team environment, have been a mainstay in his successful real estate career. He looks forward to demonstrating this commitment to all of his Clients and securing their confidence and satisfaction with every element of a successful, home purchase or sales transaction. CalBRE #00579047

Jack Menzia After 30 years as a school administrator, Jack moved to the desert in 2006 and began his successful career in real estate. Jack has carried over to his real estate business the excellent communication skills that enabled him to excel as a school administrator, a skill which allows him to effectively communicate with clients. As a means of improving his business, Jack has become a member of Dave Kibbey and Associates, a dynamic, top producing team which is highly regarded within the real estate industry. Jack’s collaborative abilities will fit nicely within the association and will result in increased services to both buyers and sellers. His integrity and commitment to his clients remains at the highest level and will remain as such as he assists them in reaching their real estate goals.  CalBRE #01837459

Nyla PatznerNyla Patzner is a Palm Springs native whose family has called the Coachella Valley home for five generations, and she’s watched the area grow into one of the world’s top destinations. After attending college at Chapman University and gaining professional experience in San Francisco, her passion for the desert led her back and today, she offers unmatched knowledge of the area’s amenities with specialization in luxury properties, golf communities, investment and income producing properties. Patzner honed her marketing, public relations, and business development skills in the highly competitive tourism and luxury travel markets. She also gained invaluable experience in commercial property construction and management and uses this knowledge to guide clients looking to purchase, sell or develop investment properties. She’s also traveled extensively and understands the nuances of capturing distinguished international buyers through the HôM Sotheby’s network. Giving back to the community is an essential part of Patzner’s life and she’s very active in several charitable organizations, including serving on the board of the Women Leaders Forum, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, the young professional committee at Sunnylands and co-chair and supporter of Animal Samaritans. She’s also a member of the Leadership Coachella Valley Class of 2014, and of the California Department of Realtors. Previously, she also served on the City of Palm Desert Marketing Committee and the board of the Desert Advertising Federation.  CalBRE #01903843

Come Meet the Team in person at our centrally located Indian Wells office.