Erika Altes was born and raised in Sonoma County. This has given her an opportunity to build an extensive network and form close relationships with local businesses and people. She became a licensed real estate agent in 2017 and is also a digital influencer.
As a digital influencer, Erika has built a social media following of nearly 70,000 followers worldwide across Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest. Erika understands that we live in a digital world and thus what better avenue to showcase Wine Country real estate than on such platforms. Her following has led to sales and interest since she is well connected in the local area and can influence her audience with the trust she’s gained and built over the years.
In addition to Erika’s marketing background she also has an extensive background in corporate sales. For 10 years, she was the Northern California sales representative for leading surf brands Quiksilver Inc. and Roxy. During her time there she was awarded sales representative of the year two times. Given her proven track record in sales, Erika shows she can drive sales and knows what it takes to get the deal done.
Erika is married to Mark Altes, who is also a local agent in Sonoma County. Mark has an extensive background in estate construction and development. With Erika’s marketing background and Mark’s expertise in real estate and development, they make for a dynamic and powerful team. Together they enjoy visiting their second home in Tahoe, entertaining guests, and traveling with their three-year-old son.