About Buffini & Company

Our Mission

Live what we teach

Our Core Values

Live what we teach
Practice servant leadership
Excellence is our minimum standard

Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Contact Us

Buffini & Company

6349 Palomar Oaks Court
Carlsbad, CA, 92011
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Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT


Client Care Hours

Monday - Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM PST


Phone

Toll Free: 1-800-945-3485
Fax: 1-760-476-9072


Outside U.S., Canada and Mexico:
001-760-827-2100

 

Brian Buffini


Brian was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and immigrated to San Diego in 1986 where he became the classic American rags to riches story. After becoming one of the nation’s top Realtors, he founded Buffini & Company—an organization dedicated to sharing his powerful lead-generation systems with others. Based in Carlsbad, California, Buffini & Company has trained three million business professionals in 37 countries and currently coaches more than ten thousand business people across North America. Today, Brian travels the world sharing a message of encouragement about how to “live the good life.” His wit, wisdom and motivational style make him a dynamic speaker adept at helping people tap into their full potential and achieve their dreams.

Dermot Buffini


Dermot Buffini was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, immigrating to San Diego, California in 2004 to join his brother, Brian, at Buffini & Company. After spending 10 years as the Senior Vice President of Business Development responsible for developing new markets, corporate partnerships and growth strategies, Dermot assumed the role of CEO in 2013.

Based in Carlsbad, California, Dermot has led the organization to become the largest coaching and training company in North America. Buffini & Company coaches and trains over 27,000 professionals per year and is responsible for 1 of every 8 real estate transactions in the United States.

With over 25 years in sales and strategy, Dermot is universally recognized as one of the most dynamic executives in the real estate industry.

Jim Polzin


Originally from the Midwest, Jim spent nearly a decade at Pella Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of windows and doors, serving in a wide-range of financial positions. In 2001, he joined Buffini & Company as its Controller, later becoming the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. When not in the office, Jim enjoys quality time with his wife and son, and perfecting his game on the golf course.

Terri King


A 25-year sales and marketing expert who’s worked with industry giants such as Disney, Nickelodeon, Guinness and Easter Seals to name just a few. As Buffini & Company’s first-ever Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), she’s responsible for the company’s sales and marketing initiatives, as well as the entire customer experience from acquisition to retention.

Dave McGhee


Dave first joined Buffini & Company as a Certified Business Coach in 2006 and has helped hundreds of small business owners maximize their potential, increase their income, and achieve more balance in their life. He is now Vice President of Coaching where his years of business, real estate, and coaching experience make him a powerhouse leader. In his time away from the office he enjoys playing with his two dogs, Roxy and Diggory and watching his beloved San Diego State Aztecs.

Jamie Valdez


With 25+ years experience, he has had opportunities to build and support IT operations in Europe, Ireland, Asia, and the Americas. He is well known for designing and implementing innovative IT solutions that enhance operational efficiency, accelerate revenue growth, and maximize profitability. While serving in the United States Navy, Jaime was responsible for Integrated Tactical Amphibious Warfare Data Systems (ITAWDS) and the Joint Over-the-horizon Tracking Systems (JOTS). He is a recognized leader in professional and consulting services, business development, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), among other technology disciplines.