New home community sales and marketing is our passion

Get to know the real estate development and marketing consultants who know what moves home buyers. Our greatest professional satisfaction comes from handing over the keys, knowing we have played an integral role in helping builders find the buyers that bring communities to life.
Kevin’s happy place is Carmel, CA.  He has probably logged 9600 miles of walking the idyllic streets admiring perfect architecture.

Kevin Coates

President & CEO

CEO and visionary leader of the Advantage Group, Kevin Coates has over 30 years of experience in new home sales, marketing, and operations. Kevin’s focus, on hands-on involvement and innovative marketing concepts ensure our clients’ expectations are consistently exceeded.

You’ll probably find Ryan in the backyard of his home grilling–and sizing up the space for a putting green.

Ryan Coates

Executive Vice President

Ryan’s diverse knowledge of the new home market and sales management support experience, coupled with his excellent interpersonal skills, ensure his clients achieve maximum results. Ryan is also heavily involved in business development and is not afraid to think outside the box.

Tom enjoys making annual visits to his college 'stomping grounds' of Boulder and Aspen, Colorado.

Tom Reiser

Vice President,
Business Development

Tom formed The Reiser Group in 1999 and now oversees Business Development at The Advantage Group. Tom has held leadership positions at some of the largest homebuilders in the region and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business/Real Estate from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Chris loves being around people…but has been known to sneak off into the garage to tinker or plan his next hunting expedition.

Christopher Coates

Director of Market Research

Chris takes a pure grassroots approach to collecting and analyzing research for The Advantage Group’s Market Intelligence services. Working closely with sales and management teams, he provides the necessary information pertaining to market-related activity for all our market areas.

Karen is following in her grandfather’s footsteps, spending her free time exploring her passion for painting.

Karen Jimenez

Director of Operations

Karen’s range of experience includes warranty management, customer relations as well as construction, design center and sales and marketing operations. She understands the homebuilder’s perspective, ensuring our service meets the needs and objectives of every client.

Linda has a passion for traveling and especially cruises. She relishes art and history museums and loves architecture.

Linda Johnson

Operations Manager -
Southern California

Linda has managed all aspects of real estate operation programs as well as sales and marketing campaigns, from the earliest stages all the way through to successful closings with builders throughout the US and specifically throughout CA.

Margaret’s favorite travel destination is Sicily. She knows it’s basic, but she loves pizza. Sicilian pizza.

Margaret Olmsted

Division Sales Manager

Margaret’s 25 years of experience in construction financing, project development, sales, and marketing management, and strategic planning for companies both large and small, has resulted in a thorough understanding of all aspects of the real estate industry.

Lynelle was raised on a 100-acre farm where her family grew pecans, walnuts, and almonds. At 15, she designed and built the corral for her horses.

Lynelle Coates

Office Manager

Lynelle keeps our office running smoothly and efficiently. Her strong background in customer service has proven tremendously valuable in her daily communications with a variety of vendors, clients, and employees.

When I’m not following my passion for home décor and gardening, I enjoy entertaining with my family and friends while cheering on my favorite sports teams.

Debbie Goots

Transaction Manager

Debbie a 30-year new home sales veteran. Recognized for excellence in sales volume, customer satisfaction, and transaction management. Her detail-oriented talents make her an outstanding manager to monitor and assist the sales transaction process. Debbie welcomes any opportunity to lead or support while always providing encouragement to her peers.

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