CAREB President - Denise Matthis


Denise E Matthis is the Broker/Owner of DEM Financial Services & Real Estate, a small boutique brokerage located in San Diego, CA that services San Diego County and Southwest Riverside County.

Denise has been licensed for over 30 years and believes in education and being versed in current market needs as evidenced by the alphabet soup behind her name and the many real estate certifications she holds.

While being recognized as a Top Producer, Denise has actively volunteered in the real estate community with focus on educating consumers specializing on first time home buyers and veterans, homeownership retention and preserving generational wealth.  

Denise served three years as the Local Chapter President of San Diego’s NAREB Chapter (San Diego REALTIST for Democracy in Housing) increasing membership and community involvement. Under her leadership they were the go-to resource for the underserved citizens of San Diego County for all things Real Estate. It was with pride under her leadership the local chapter was sought out by local elected officials and other non-profit organizations to educate and promote homeownership. 

During her three years as the local chapter President, she worked with the National Office on their Mid -Winter Conference held in San Diego and chaired the California State Chapter Conference held in San Diego.  She was also influential working with the National Executive Director  sharing their programs working with Veterans and the Faith Base Community.

Denise brings her experience as CAREB Regional Vice President, mentoring and working with local chapters, CAREB 2nd Vice President, increasing membership and strengthening relations with strategic partners and her organizational skills serving as chair or co-chair of the past 6 State Conference.  

As President, Denise is looking forward to increase communication between members and the community, advocating for policies to enhance Black homeownership, promoting professional development among their members. 

2021 Executive Board 

PRESIDENT

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

1st VP

2nd VP 

Denise Matthis

Derrick Luckett

Otis Milton

Val Darden





3rd VP

SECRETARY

ASST. SECRETARY

TREASURER

Anna Tutt

Lyric Armstrong

Jacque Jefferson

Frances Young





ASST. TREASURER

FINANCIAL SEC.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Sheila Bennett

Daphney Brown

Monica Hill

Anna Moore





SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

CHAPLAIN

CA RVP

CA RVP

Zoritha Thompson

Clinton James

Rouvaun Walker

Willie Wilcox





CA RVP

CA RVP


Carlton Brown

Nekaya Carter





About us

The California Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc. (CAREB) is the largest and oldest state chapter of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc. (NAREB).

FAIR HOUSING

Fair Housing - Over the years Fair Housing has developed into the heart and gut of Real Estate. 


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CAREB President

Denise E. Matthis

dmatthis@demfinancial.com 

323-402-4613

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