About Us

Family owned and operated, we have been serving the North San Diego County area since 1970.

We are a full service real estate office, offering professional property management and leasing services, as well as effective supervision of your real estate assets. Allow us the opportunity to discuss with you your individual investment goals and how to achieve them.

Ned Paterson, Owner / Broker

A lifetime Carlsbad local, Ned attended Carlsbad High School and continued his education at Cal Poly Pamona where he obtained a Bachelor of Science graduating with Cum Laude Honors. He began working for Golden Key Properties in 1983 under his mother, Dorothy Paterson, a Certified Property Manager and Certified Commercial Investment Member. Shortly thereafter, he acquired Golden Key as Owner/Broker in 1985.

Leslie Dopirak

Broker Associate – Business Development, Property Manager, Office Manager

Christine Moore

Licensed Agent – Property Inspections, Maintenance Coordinator, Security Deposit Dispositions

Mary Riley


Summer Paterson

Realtor Associate / Transaction Coordinator / Accounting Assistant

Adrienne Punter

Leasing Consultant

Dana Pruitt

Realtor Associate / Property Manager

Bryan Oxley

Leasing Consultant

Leslie (Les) Dornick

Reception / Maintenance Coordinator

Curtis Cox

Field Maintenance Technician

Zachary Spillman

Field Maintenance Technician

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