About Me


The quality of your real estate experience depends on the caliber of the agent you choose. Sam Kaykin has been the Realtor of choice for discerning buyers, sellers, investors, and prominent corporate clients since 1999. Servicing the San Francisco Peninsula where he has made his home for many years, this knowledgeable, sought-after market expert will cater to your needs with superior service and results-driven attention to every detail. 


Sam is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, a distinction held only by an elite class of real estate professionals. Over the course of his career, he has received numerous awards from the leading real estate companies. His professional expertise and commitment to ethics is highly respected among his real estate community.


Sam treats every client's important real estate business with the dedication and due urgency that is expected, and deserved. Because he believes in quality over quantity, he is selective about his clientele so he can be fully focused on your best interests at all times. Sam’s uncommon ability to discern a client’s needs and desires is matched by his creative, customized solutions to identifying and acquiring an ideal property; this includes properties not currently on the market or those that may not have otherwise been considered. His long list of repeat and referral clients is a testament to his impeccable service ethic and savvy negotiating that ensures the best prices and terms. His understanding of all facets of real estate, from the brokerage and entitlement processes to residential and commercial sales, new development, mixed-use and multi-unit investments, is as diverse as the clientele he serves. Working with a carefully selected group of trusted specialists who can streamline any transaction, Sam has handled complex commercial projects involving Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, secured homes for clients ranging from the exceedingly affluent to middle-class families, and orchestrated deals for investors from around the world. He has also personally been involved in numerous real estate residential and mixed-use development projects and has been called upon by the Superior Court of California to deliver expert testimony in numerous complex real estate cases.


Originally from Russia where he completed undergraduate and graduate studies, Sam was a professional musician and taught Jazz theory at the Sokolovsky College of Music prior to coming to the U.S. in 1989. Before discovering his passion for real estate, he founded and served as President of Samsons Pacific , an international trade firm with operations on three continents. Sam is proud to serve as a tenured member of the Board of Advisers of PropertyMinder, the leading real estate technology and marketing firm in Silicon Valley. In addition to English, Sam is fluent in Russian and Belarusian. In his spare time he enjoys swimming, yoga, jazz music and spending time with his two sons and lovely wife of over 30 years. 


Sam looks forward to being your trusted real estate expert-adviser.