Our Team

Sonoita Realty is a locally owned & operated Full Service Real Estate firm with a reputation as a solid and trustworthy company established in 1991. We are the only FULL SERVICE real estate company in Sonoita! A team that works together for all your Residential, Vacant & Improved Land, Commercial  Property Management needs serving faithfully throughout the Mountain Empire region of Southern Arizona. Realtors, National Association of Realtors.

Our Team of Agents

Kathy O'Brien - Broker/Owner

kathyobrien@sonoitarealty.com / (520) 405-1800

Kathy O’Brien is a hardworking hands-on real estate Broker/Owner & Property Manager serving the Mountain Empire communities since January 1998. Her family has deep respected roots in the community and she continues their legacy by building a solid reputation as a "trustworthy" professional dedicated to the needs of her clients. Extensive knowledge of the community with the highest level of skill and care has made her a top producer & relocation specialist. She has experience in dealing with the most difficult transactions to the easiest and believes “every” client matters! She knows the Mountain Empire in ways only a long-time local can- Better, because she is trained to spot problems & opportunities in properties, looking beyond the outward appearance. Her community service to news & other local issues makes her a reliable Realtor to Buyers and Sellers to skillfully represent your interests!

Dee DeMun - Realtor

Dee@sonoitarealty.com / 5204001393

Dee Demski has been established in the Sonoita community since 2004. With a background in the beauty industry of over 23 years she then decided to purchase an existing Hair salon that she currently owns and operates in Sonoita. She also has experience working as local EMT/Firefighter for the Sonoita/Elgin Fire District. This self-dedication of serving others is the reason why she has joined the Profession of Real Estate to help those in search of selling or purchasing in the community that is dear to her heart. With a passion for Equestrian activities including trail riding and the wine culture, makes her a skilled local to better assist and inform her clients about the Mountain Empire as it relates to real estate market.

Larry DeMun - Sales Associate/Realtor

larry@sonoitarealty.com / 520 732-9179

Larry DeMun or Charles "Larry" DeMun moved to Arizona from Ohio in 1977 and settled in and purchased a home in Flagstaff in 1979. He graduated NAU with a Business Management Degree.  His additional focus studies include Ceramics, Industrial supervision and Economics. He sold Electronics as a Manufactures Rep in North & So. Carolina after college and moved back to AZ in 1985. He has lived in Tucson and started a Manufactures Rep Business in 1989 selling Electronics while living in Sierra Vista and built a home in Hereford. He moved to Sonoita in 1991 where his business was located. He sold his business in 2006 and bought and developed some commercial land holdings along with building & remodeling residential projects in Southern Arizona to include Whetstone, Hereford & Benson.  He loves the Sonoita area where he resides and wants to help clients find the same sense of enjoyment living in this beautiful and unique part of SE Arizona.

Rochelle L O'Brien - Real Estate Associate

rochelleobrien_realtor@outlook.com / 520-403-0672

Tucson native Rochelle O’Brien, has been excited about real estate for many years but took the long route when turning her passion into her profession. Rochelle’s desire to help others and make a difference initially led her to pursue a master’s degree in education, where she spent many years teaching kindergarten in Tucson and Sahuarita and then transitioned to a manager of large enterprise training and development in high risk corporate industries. Rochelle feels fortunate to have learned through peers, mentors and her stepmother, a real estate broker/owner, a unique way of working in real estate that aligns with her personal and professional values. She focuses on her clients and their needs with a long-term perspective, helping with real estate issues or questions wherever and whenever they arise. Rochelle loves to spend time with family, friends and her two dogs, and aspires to one day own a pet sanctuary for animals with special needs.

Other Team Members

Eddie O’Brien – Co-Owner / Maintenance Manager kneobrien@gmail.com / (520) 784-4354

Eddie O’Brien has over 35 years in the construction industry in Tucson, AZ with a background in heavy equipment & project management/Estimator. He relocated to Sonoita in 2009 after marrying his wife, Kathy O’Brien and launched his own business, Fast Eddie’s Maintenance. He is a valuable asset to Sonoita Realty as a Co-Owner and Maintenance Manager and a respected trustworthy resident to the community offering his assistance where needed.