About Brian


A Lifetime of Local Experience.

Brian Santilena is a Senior Sales Associate with Compass Real Estate.  He serves the San Francisco East Bay from Oakland to Walnut Creek and Kensington down to San Leandro.  Licensed in 1998 he began his career with with Prudential Real Estate and earned production awards during 7 of his 8 years with the brokerage.  Brian was the branch manager of the 35 agent Prudential office in Piedmont and eventually joined up with Pacific Union Real Estate as a Senior Sales Associate in 2009.  Pacific Union was purchased by COMPASS where he continues to sell homes to this day.  Brian was born in Oakland and raised in both Oakland and Alameda. 

Brian Santilena - Realtor

Brian is a licensed California Contractor (Lic No. 742235) and prior to entering the real estate environment he helped to found a company specializing in the replicating of authentic 17th Century European stone and plaster facades.  Eventually, the technology was licensed to AucusStone LLC where Brian acted as the corporate construction manager and contractors license holder.

Brian has sold hundreds of homes in East Bay and whether you’re interested in selling your first home or purchasing your third dream home, Brian’s expertise in preparation guidance, home marketing, negotiations and transaction management will help guide you through to a successful and profitable outcome.  

Please take a minute to see what some of Brian’s past clients have to say on YELP.  Or read a Testimonial here on this website.   


For more personal view of Brian, visit his Personal Interests “Days Off” page.