About Maureen McDermott

Based in Santa Barbara, California, Maureen McDermut serves Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC as a leading real estate agent. In this capacity, Maureen McDermut represents a diverse range of buyers and sellers. Her experience in Santa Barbara and surrounding areas includes working with listings for multi- and single-family homes, ocean view estates, and more. As an experienced professional in the real estate industry, Maureen McDermut maintains a strong commitment to ensuring that her clients are well informed throughout the buying or selling process. Active in Santa Barbara’s real estate industry since 2000, Ms. McDermut consistently ranks among the top two percent of realty agents for Sotheby’s International. Her real estate career includes working in commercial real estate in Los Angeles as well as high-end residential properties in Santa Barbara as a realtor for Pitts & Bachmann. Prior to establishing her career in real estate, Maureen McDermut worked in the banking industry in Los Angeles and New York City. Early in her banking career, she served as Vice President of the Entertainment Lending Division for Mercantile National Bank. She subsequently joined First Charter Bank in Beverly Hills, California, where she acted as First Vice President in charge of co-managing the bank’s entertainment division. From 1988 to 2000, Ms. McDermut held the position of Vice President of Private Banking for Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York. Maureen McDermut holds a Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Sciences from San Diego State University. She currently serves as a member of the advisory board for the capital campaign of spiritual retreat center La Casa de Maria. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the Eucalyptus Hill Improvement Association.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2000 - Present

Santa Barbara real estate expert

Sotheby's International Realty


Maureen McDermut is the only real estate agent in the Saanta Barbara and Montecito areas that combines an insider's real-time scoop on local properties, access to exclusive networks, and a background in private banking


Maureen McDermut assists buyers and and sellers of properties who want to convey their extraordinary lifestyle to or from a distinctive home. Another way to say it: Maureen McDermut is your insider's agent for real estate in the Santa Barbara and Montecito areas dependably assisting accomplished clients to convey their resort lifestyle to or from a distinctive home.


Top 2% of Sotheby's International Realty agents


Jan 1973 - Jan 1978


San Diego State University-California State University