Experience counts…count on the Dave Finburgh Team!
Call us: 858-551-7224

About Us

We are a full service Real Estate brokerage specializing in the La Jolla area. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway Home Services group, we have brought together a team of seasoned and capable professionals who believe in fulfilling the needs of our clients.

As a customer-focused, quality organization, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services achieves success one client at a time. We emphasize local decision-making which results in the most efficient and responsive relationship with our clientele.

Whether the client be a buyer or seller, we utilize our years of experience in marketing, customer relations, and our extensive portfolio of contacts in the industry to tailor our services to each individual client.

What Makes Us Unique

La Jolla Estate Homes has many decades of experience specializing in helping our clients find their La Jolla homes as well as expertise in most areas of real estate. Dave Finburgh, our team leader, is the #1 referring broker in La Jolla and the ONLY broker who has ever sold an entire block of La Jolla property. Our team features professional Real Estate specialists, expert in the process of helping you find just the right home. Several team members are brokers and speak a number of languages; we offer truly international service. In addition, clients speaking the following languages: Arabic, Farsi, Greek, JapaneseChineseItalian ( Sicilian) and Spanish can look to our team for personal service in their native tongue.

Team Biographies

Dave Finburgh

Tel: (858) 551-7224

Cell: (619) 894-9000


California DRE Licensed since 1982.

DRE License #00870105

Top 2% for Berkshire-Hathaway in the nation 1999-2017  with over $1 Billion in sales.

Dave has been a resident of San Diego since 1970. He attended La Jolla High School ( class of ’76) and is a graduate of San Diego State University (SDSU) with an MA in Psychology. A licensed Real Estate Broker since 1990, he has been practicing Real Estate in the La Jolla area for over thirty five years, representing buyers and sellers of residential, multi-family apartment buildings,REO and commercial properties. Dave is an exceptionally skilled negotiator. Dave Finburgh is the only Broker to sell a full block of La Jolla property! Plus, he is the #1 referring Broker in La Jolla. With the boom in property values in La Jolla in recent years, Dave has on many occasions represented developers and investors with development projects in the La Jolla area.

Jim Sayour

Tel: (858) 729-1070

Cell: (858) 344-4851


DRE License #00842028

Jim Sayour is a Real Estate Broker with Berkshire Hathaway in La Jolla, California, specializing in the sale and purchase of residential properties in La Jolla and San Diego.   Originally from New York, Jim began his Real Estate career in 1982 at Fred Sands Realtors in Beverly Hills and Hollywood, California, where he quickly earned the title of ‘Salesman of the Year’.  Jim relocated to La Jolla and joined Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in 1995.

As a Broker at Berkshire Hathaway, Jim is able to combine 35 years of Real Estate experience with access to a vast network of resources in order to provide his clients with extensive market knowledge and expertise.  He is noted for his exceptional interpretation of the market climate, his keen skill for pricing properties and his commitment to deliver extraordinary service and results to every client.  This commitment is evidenced by consistent client satisfaction resulting in continued referrals and repeat client transactions.

Jim continues to refine the art of navigating optimal outcomes on every home sale and purchase transaction he encounters.  His team has received various awards over the years:  Ten time Chairman’s Circle winner, 5 and 10 year Legend Award winner.  These awards have placed his team in the Top 2 % of all Berkshire Hathaway Home Service California agents nationwide.

Mo Loghavi

Tel: (858) 551-3320  Ext. 10547

Cell: (619) 709-0954


DRE License # 01824486

Speaks Farsi

Mo Loghavi is originally from northern Virginia, but has been living in San Diego since 2000. As a Real Estate Broker his passion is Real Estate and he has been practicing in high-end commercial and residential Real Estate for over 16 years! Mo received his bachelor’s of science in marketing and finance from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Mo’s passion is Real Estate and he specializes as an executive Real Estate consultant, as well as a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) with domestic and global Clients and Real Estate Investors. Mo delights in going above and beyond and being able to find dream homes and ideal investments for his clientele. Mo prides himself for his work ethics, loyalty and expertise and knowledge of the ever changing Real Estate market. Mo’s selling philosophy is “I sell a life-style.” His ultimate goal is to fulfill Real Estate dreams and exceed client’s expectations. Mo is also fluent in Farsi.

Rima Salah

Cell: (619) 840-1478


DRE License #01364008

Speaks Arabic & Greek

Rima Salah, a second generation Realtor formerly with Salah Realty and Prudential Realty. Rima offers over 20 years of experience in Real Estate as a licensed Real Estate Broker. She has lived and worked in the San Diego area most all of her life. Rima specializes in assisting buyers with their first time purchase and takes great pride in her work. Throughout her career, Rima has also been successful in selling her listed homes for the highest prices. Rima Salah is also able to serve her clients in Arabic and Greek.

Jane Gao

Tel: (858) 459-0501 Ext. 10527

Cell: (858) 366-8011


DRE License #01958959

Speaks Chinese

Jane Gao has been a resident of La Jolla since 1998. She offers over 20 years experience in private property management. Jane graduated with M.D. from China and M.S. in Biology from U.S. With a background in science, Jane is a result-oriented, driven and hard working professional. She takes pride for her work ethics and honesty. Jane is fluent in Chinese.

Manabu ( Mike) Kagiyama

Cell: (858) 952-9658


DRE License #01891208

Speaks Japanese

Manabu Kagiyama is a Real Estate Broker specializing in the San Diego market. In serving his clients, Manabu draws upon a unique set of skills and resources to provide superior service and deliver the maximum result for his clientele. He focuses thoroughly on his client’s individual objectives and provides accurate information and sound advice with his honesty and work ethic. Manabu has over 8 years of Real Estate experience in San Diego, CA, and New York City.

Born and raised in Japan and completing his university education in San Diego, Manabu started his Real Estate career as a commercial Real Estate agent in New York before coming to live and work in San Diego, California.Whether you are buying or selling, call upon Manabu Kagiyama to receive the utmost in prompt, efficient and complete Real Estate service.


Anthony Castronovo

Cell: (619)253-1566


DRE License #02072537


Speaks Italian ( Sicilian) and Spanish

Anthony Castronovo was born and raised in New York City. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from Mt. Ida College in Boston, Massachusetts. Having lived and worked in New York, Boston, Los Angeles and now San Diego, his diverse background and exuberant personality have helped him successfully open, build, sell, and consult companies throughout his career. For the past fifteen years, Anthony has directly worked with and provided service to Boards of Directors and Homeowner Associations in property management and has helped negotiate and orchestrate numerous residential and commercial sales. Mr. Castronovo is known for his integrity and experience and has held several workshops and sales-team seminars on sales strategies, customer service, building relationships, and communication.

Mr. Castronovo enjoys giving back to his community by helping the elderly and coaching football and basketball for the YMCA, NFL Flag Football San Diego, and the Catholic Sports League of San Diego.