Meet the Team

Top Sellers & Record Breakers

  • Kim Brown

    Owner / Broker

    Kim has been apart of the Cornerstone family since 2016 when she started as our Broker’s Assistant. Her knowledge and passion for real estate quickly grew and pushed her to get her license in 2018. Her hard work, charisma, and true love for real estate has helped Kim’s reputation as a qualified Realtor quickly rise. Kim is efficient in all faucets of the Real Estate business from purchasing your first home to selling your latest investment project. She is ready to help you with all of your real estate needs.

    Kim was born and raised in Humboldt County and will forever call it “Home”. She spent the beginning of her adult life living in Texas while her husband was stationed there in the military. Her time away from our area gave her a unique perspective on all the amazing things Humboldt County has to offer. Kim and her husband bought their first home in our very own Fortuna where they plan to raise their future family and invest in more real estate properties. Kim has always been a very active member of our community. She is currently a member of the Fortuna Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, family coordinator for Santa’s Sleigh, and is very involved with youth sports including being head coach for Rio Dell Cheer. She is also a member of the Veterans Advocacy and Benefits Association. On her free time, she loves to travel, camp, and spend time with her husband and their two dogs.

    Agent Testimonials

    "Helped us find our perfect house! We looked at so many and she was patient and helped us get everything we wanted. Explained the process well and was always available." -Brianna Brown

  • Lauren Lazio

    Realtor

    Lauren Lazio is a 4th generation Humboldt County Native and has been a real estate professional since 2014. Lauren loves helping her clients’ dreams come true and is committed to listening to her client’s needs and utilizing her keen negotiation skills to ensure a successful transaction. Raised in Eureka, at an early age Lauren learned the value of hard work, community and dedication from watching her father run the family businesses, Lazio's Seafood Restaurant and Tom Lazio Fish Company. For the past 22 years Lauren has called the Eel River valley home and has enjoyed raising her two daughters Macy and Mackenna there. Lauren services all of Humboldt county and beyond and she is ready to help you achieve all your real estate goals, big and small. Give her a call or stop by and see her at Cornerstone Realty.

  • Peyton Huddleson

    Realtor

    Being a multi-generational Humboldt County native, I am so happy to be able to help.
    others find their homes here. Born and raised in Fortuna, I am very familiar with what.

    Fortuna and the surrounding areas have to offer. After 8+ years serving Fortuna as a Cosmetologist, I decided to pursue my career in Real Estate. With an interesting start in

    2020 entering the field during the beginning of a pandemic, I can confidently say I LOVE what I do. My clients are always my #1 priority and I take pride in providing the best service before, during and after a transaction.

    In my spare time I love to spend time with my son and boyfriend and enjoy getting outside!

  • Bailey Davy

    Office Manager / Realtor

    Bailey joined the Cornerstone family in July of 2019, after a hard decision to change careers and leave a job of 10 years selling insurance. The past 2 years have given me the resources and knowledge to learn and develop a newfound love for real estate. I love the fast pace and ever-changing challenges and accomplishments this job offers. With the encouragement and help of my broker and my coworkers, I recently passed my real estate licensee exam in March 2021 and can’t wait to start this next chapter of my career. I love the community we live in and feel so fortunate to be able to serve it in many different ways. I currently serve on the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Board as Vice Chair, past President and current member and coach of the Eel River Youth Soccer Board/league, The Fortuna Business Improvement District Board, and The HOPS in Humboldt Committee. Born and raised with deep family roots here in Humboldt, I’m excited to share my knowledge and love for our beautiful county.

  • Sally Conley

    Realtor

    Making Your Dreams Our Goals Sally has lived in Humboldt County since 1976. She has been a realtor since 1989, in 2002 Sally started working in the mortgage field then in 2004 she decided she missed the sales side and opened her own real estate office. She is very proud of her real estate team and all they have accomplished since opening their office. Sally's mortgage back ground has proven to be an excellent combination to help her clients market their properties and find their properties. More than ever the mortgage end of the process has proven to be such an important element. Mother of two, Amy and Kyle, grandmother of four Geneva, Philo, Brenden and Jayce, her roots here are deep. She loves her family, community and her way of Life here in Humboldt County. She feels that her clients are her extended family and Their Dreams are her goals.

  • Greg Dale

    Greg Dale grew up in Alaska and attended Humboldt State University where he received a BS in Fisheries Biology and a teaching credential in Science. He worked in the oyster industry for 30 years in Humboldt Bay and has participated in several harbor and bay planning processes as well as federal and state government regulatory reform efforts. Greg has always enjoyed and felt a passion for service. He was elected to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District board of commissioners in 2011 and 2015. He is a Former School Board member of the Rohnerville School District, Past President of the Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka, Past President of the Humboldt County Farm Bureau, Past President of the California Aquaculture Association, Past Vice President of the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association and continues to be an active Rotarian and supporter of education, agriculture and aquaculture. Greg lives in Fortuna with his wife and has 4 children. He has actively followed Real Estate since the purchase of his first home 25 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed the support and service he has received over the years in these transactions. He has made a recent career change in effort to grow his knowledge and to the service of clients like him who need good, honest support in purchasing and selling properties.

  • Carla Diaz

    Carla Diaz moved to Humboldt County in her late teens and graduated from Fortuna High. “The moment I set foot in this beautiful county I fell in love with the amazing views and the community. I immediately knew that this was the perfect place to raise my children.” My husband and I bought our first house in our early twenties and we know how challenging it is to find a person that speaks your native language and explain everything in a clear manner. I want more people to know that someone is here at Cornerstone Realty ready to answer their questions and find what best suits their needs.

    Carla has two wonderful kids, Darly and Angel and all of them have been a very active in our community. Carla is a Fortuna Union High District board member, and a member of the Fortuna Ladies Auxiliary and her husband Carlos and both of her kids are part of the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department.

    “Buying a home is a big step and a big dream; let me help you make your dream come true”

    “Comprar una casa es un gran paso y un gran sueño, déjeme ayudarle a hacer su sueño realidad”

    Ask me about buying or selling a house.

    Pregúnteme acerca de comprar o vender una casa

  • Kayla Dias

    Kayla grew a passion for real estate by watching her grandparents invest and be successful in the real estate market. Kayla was born and raised in Blocksburg, CA. Her roots in Blocksburg give her a unique and relatable perspective of our rural Humboldt County area. Kayla moved to Fortuna her freshman year of high school and has called Fortuna her home ever since. In 2018, Kayla and her husband opened Springville Meat Company here in Fortuna. In her spare time Kayla enjoys spending time with her husband and their two kids Raelyn (3) and Greyson (2), especially at Ruth lake and Shelter Cove. Kayla is eager to help her clients in all aspects of real estate.