Outpost is a top-performing, boutique real estate firm that is the culmination of founders Radhi Ahern and Scott Kalmbach’s 15-year partnership and over $700+ million in sales in San Francisco and Marin.
At Outpost we pride ourselves on the signature style we have developed while presenting well-designed homes that sell for commanding prices. Over the years, we have parlayed our extensive remodeling experience to collaborate with some of the Bay Area’s most reputable designers, architects, and developers. Our distinctive marketing campaigns engage buyers, compelling them to pay premium prices for our properties, resulting in record-setting sales. As members of the prestigious Top Agent Network in both San Francisco and Marin and Marin Platinum, we have direct access to top agents and their highly qualified buyers. Through our extensive networks we have access to unique properties that can’t be found on the MLS, so no stone is left unturned to find great opportunities for our buyers.
Our successful track record is built on creative expression, entrepreneurial ingenuity, and forward thinking. Outpost is a symbol for these principles and a commitment to a different kind of real estate practice, bringing a modern perspective to an age-old industry. “Outpost” provides a vantage point from which to survey the landscape and map out the future. It is from this vantage point that we curate our client’s path forward, wherever that road may lead.
Molly Halstenson knows both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge well. She grew up in Marin County, California, but has lived in San Francisco since 2013, contributing to a lifetime of local knowledge and a deep understanding of the Bay Area market. Having earned her B.A. from Sonoma State University, she is also familiar with the nuances of Wine Country properties. Molly’s dedication and strong work ethic ensure that all of her buyer and seller clients are represented with the utmost professionalism. With a keen eye for details, great interpersonal and communication skills, and a knack for client service, Molly keeps all the gears running smoothly.
Molly has always been interested in construction, architecture, and design, and shortly after graduating, she parlayed these passions into real estate. Initially, she learned the intricacies of the business on the marketing team in 2013, but she quickly earned her license and began selling. Her attention to detail gives her the creative ability to envision each property’s unique potential. This same skill set makes her a great fit for first-time homebuyers, investors, and developers alike, as Molly listens closely to each client’s particular needs and delivers the desired results.
Local market expertise and a sincere interest in people are key to Molly’s success. Her social and business connections constantly intertwine with her personal and professional life. She enjoys executing and managing new projects and endeavors, and her digital skills enable her to utilize a variety of online platforms to make transactions fast, smooth, and effortless.
When she’s unplugged from work, Molly spends time with her loved ones and remains active with running, hiking, yoga, and frequent ski trips to her cabin in Lake Tahoe.
Ashley MacDonald is an experienced, hard-working marketing manager, graphic designer, and self-proclaimed home cook. She has spent the last 5 years training under the Bay Area’s top real estate professionals - while utilizing her graphic design background to bring a whole new look and style to the market.
Ashley started her real estate career in Palo Alto, and shifted her market to Marin County after her Fiance’ started a brewery business in Novato. Ashley has spent the last 4 years learning the real estate business from the inside-out while working for the top brokerage firms in the nation. Starting as an Office Manager, Ashley was able to learn the detailed transaction side and accounting aspects of the business. In this role, she was responsible for issuing payment demands to escrow companies and reviewing executed contracts for the brokerage’s legal team. Ashley was soon able to leverage her graphic design degree, when the Brokerage firm promoted her to the Regional Marketing Manager, where she successfully managed 120 agents, and was responsible for executing print and digital advertisements for major publications. Ashley worked with the Brokerage through the acquisition of Pacific Union to Compass. After being recruited to work directly with the top producing team in Marin as their Marketing and Operations Manager, Ashley was ready to make the leap from the Brokerage to working on a team of agents. In this role she was responsible for preparing listings for the market, acted as project manager for all contractors and city inspectors, created marketing materials for listings, and supported two top producers.
Jordan Whitemore is a junior Bay Area interior designer who learned the trade from the renowned designer, Tineke Triggs with Artistic Designs For Living. She is a detail oriented, self motivated professional with a passion for residential design and real estate. Jordan assists the Outpost team in developing a strategic plan for property transformations to ehance the visual presentation with a focus on return on investment. She selects lighting fixtures runs the budgets, orders materials and manages the vendors to ensure a smooth and timely transformation on time and on budget.
Jordan is a graduate of California State University, Chico with a BFA. She is fluent in several design and rendering programs such as AutoCAD, Sketch-up, and Lumion. Jordan is a valuable design asset for Outpost's modern, design-focused approach to real estate.
Tracey Broadman has been a licensed California broker for over 19 years. After owning a successful brokerage firm in Los Angeles for 10 years, Tracey happily returned to the Bay Area in 2011 and quickly built her business in both Marin and San Francisco. Tracey worked on Top Producer, Tracy McLaughlin’s team for several years where she honed her negotiating skills and further developed her talents for networking to uncover unique opportunities for her clients. Living and playing on both sides of the bridge makes Tracey uniquely positioned to service clients looking to buy or sell in the city or make the move over the Golden Gate to Marin County. Tracey has always had a passion for architecture and design, and absolutely loves the possibilities that exist with properties in the Bay Area. Tracey works tirelessly for all her clients, from first-time buyers to those looking for legacy properties. Access to off-market properties in this competitive market gives savvy buyers a jump start on finding their dream home. Previewing new inventory and her vast colleague network keeps her relevant and in the know. Tracey prides herself on her fierce negotiating skills combined with a vast knowledge of contracts and ability to gather and analyze data, empowering her to be the foremost advocate for each of her clients. She has a wide range of experienced and talented vendors at her disposal to transform properties for sellers, readying them for the market to maximize their asset to their top potential for return on investment.
Joaquin Garcia defines his quality-centered service by carefully cultivating relationships and delivering a calm and responsive approach to every client. An agent since 2005, Joaquin joined Outpost Real Estate after years of working with high-performing and high-ranking real estate teams for which he was a key contributor. Joaquin has successfully closed $22 million in residential volume since the start of 2021.
Joaquin began his real estate career in the competitive Beverly Hills, California, market and its surrounding neighborhoods. As a buyer’s agent, Joaquin helped clients secure properties that frequently commanded a dozen or more simultaneous offers. The need for strong and trusting relationships was of foremost importance in these situations. His experience with such transactions has given him the unique ability to successfully work with sophisticated California buyers. Joaquin is confident that his sellers will benefit from Outpost’s proven track record, signature marketing style, and industry networks to attain premium sales prices.
Exemplifying the qualities of the best kind of agent, Joaquin acts as a mediator, counselor, and salesperson with a pragmatic and deliberate nature that results in a smooth process all around. He has earned his clients’ trust and appreciation, reflected in their referrals and positive reviews.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Joaquin lives in Fairfax, California. He’s an avid tennis player and record collector, and he loves hiking with his wife, two children, and their dog.