"Steve helped us buy our home in 2008 and sell the same home in 2018; both were absolutely wonderful experiences. Steve was there day and night to answer any questions and provide honest advice. Would highly recommend Steve and his team to anyone without hesitation." - Ellie S.
"I would highly recommend Steve and his team. He is professional, honest, patient and really looks out for your best interest. I appreciated how responsive he was and really trusted his opinion. You are good hands if you decide to work with Steve!" - Lauren W.
"Moving is a very emotional process, and you need a realtor that you can really trust. What impressed us about Steve was his professionalism, punctuality, honesty, and integrity - but most of all, that we could trust him to always have our best interests in mind. He never pushed us into a decision; he was an amazing listener and spent many, many evenings with us on the phone or over a cup of coffee just letting us vent. He helped us find a beautiful home and we sincerely recommend him to anyone looking for the utmost in quality service. He's simply the best." - Cheryl S.
Investment Properties, Relocation, Residential Real Estate
Bucknell University, Rutgers University
Steve Matsumoto is an insightful, service-oriented REALTOR® and leader of
the Matsumoto Realty Group at Compass. For over a decade, Steve has built a
relationship-based real estate practice helping families in North County
A former math teacher, Steve brings a studied approach to analyzing the local market and has the unique ability to explain complex data in a clear and relevant manner. Principled and personable, Steve always advises within the context of your stated goals while providing the follow-up and follow-through to get your transaction closed. Steve’s advocacy for his clients is unparalleled and over 90% of Steve’s business comes from existing clients and their referrals.
Born and raised in Central New York, Steve graduated from from Bucknell University, and Steve taught elementary and middle school in South Brunswick, New Jersey. Now a converted Southern Californian, Steve lives in Vista with his wife, Jenni, and two sons. He is an active volunteer at Rancho Buena Vista Little League, where he coaches and also serves on the Board of Directors.