Rick Kaluza

The Personality
415.265.7565 rick.kaluza@compass.com

DRE# 01365486

A lifelong San Francisco Bay Area resident with expansive knowledge of the ever-changing regional real estate market, Rick’s expertise and fierce negotiating skills are matched by a personality that puts clients at ease. His extensive background in multiple facets of the business, from residential to commercial sales, leasing, financing, property management and development, enables him to confidently advise clients on a broad range of real estate needs.

Known for his tenacity and diehard dedication, Rick has earned the respect of his colleagues and clients. He has been ranked a Top 100 agent for Coldwell Banker Northern California and was recruited by the #1 team at Sotheby’s globally before going on to become a founding agent at Compass San Francisco.

The only thing that makes him happier than wins for the Giants, Warriors, or 49ers is when he helps a client reach their personal real estate goals. He calls Cow Hollow home (and playground) with his wife and two kids.


  • Top 100 Northern California - Coldwell Banker
  • Star of HGTV's Flip It To Win It

Favorite Listings

4 Clarence Place

This is one of my favorite listings simply based of the unique Modern Industrial architecture. 20+ foot ceilings with dramatic floor to ceiling windows and intricate iron work make it super unique and special property.

1904 Baker Street

This classic pre 1900 Victorian was dubbed 1904 Dream Street being situated on one of the most special blocks in Pacific Heights. The detail throughout is what San Francisco is all about.

Follow Me On Instagram

  • Grocery shopping....
#vivirose #daddysgirl
  • Touring our team’s new pocket listing in #NobHill 💥 This is one of those rare listings that needs ZERO work. Looking for a sick 3/2.5 in Nob Hill? Message me
  • 571 Ivy is the perfect opportunity for a quiet home just around the corner from the action in the heart of Hayes Valley.☀️ Listed with @thenetworkgroup partner @erinthompsonco
  • COMING SOON💥 Prepping homes for market is one of my favorite parts of the listing process. Stay tuned for the updates on this 2 bed / 2 bath #NorthBeach condo before we put it on the market. Coming on in Feb!
  • With a #Tahoe house like this, who knows if we’d even come back to the city! Listed #withthenetwork partners @teamblairtahoe
  • Days like this are why we love "Winter" in #SanFrancisco ☀️

Our Team

Butch Haze

The Transformer

415.250.3988 butch@compass.com

DRE# 01140774

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Michelle Pender

The Visionary

415.283.6983 michelle.pender@compass.com

DRE# 01911642

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John Townsend

The Strategist

415.601.2227 john.townsend@compass.com

DRE# 01716201

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David Chesnosky

Leasing & Multi-Family Investment Specialist

415.218.3700 dave.chesnosky@compass.com

DRE# 01886014

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Vicki Coll

Transaction Manager

415.250.3988 vicki@compass.com

DRE# 01316126

Sydney Miller

Marketing Director

949.231.0694 sydney.miller@compass.com

DRE# 02053781

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Virginia Scarborough

Chief Giving Officer

415.713.7282 virginia.scarborough@compass.com

DRE# 02031728