Buying or selling a property in Long Beach, CA is a big decision, which is why it’s more important than ever that you choose the right real estate professional to be on your side. We’d love to work with you! Learn more about our company, Barrie Petersen, and why we do what we do.

Barrie Petersen Works Hard + Loves The Long Beach, CA Community

Barrie Petersen

Barrie Petersen is committed to her clients as a Long Beach realtor and wants to help you make Long Beach your home. Her clients know they are getting a personalized real estate experience based on her local expertise and industry knowledge. She loves to work with seniors transitioning to a new stage in life. Barrie is always empathetic and patient with her clients.
Barrie Petersen came to real estate through her passion for design, architecture & aptitude for connecting with people. Prior to real estate Barrie worked in the competitive garment industry doing product development for children clothing companies. Her communication skills and strong work ethic push her to find clients what they want. She is well versed in making both buyers and sellers happy clients.
As a Southern California native, she has enjoyed living in Long Beach since 1994. Barrie is one of Long Beach’s biggest fans and has found it a great place to raise her children. She and her husband have 2 kids in their 20s which make time together at home extra special. Barrie stays involved in Long Beach schools and is always up to date on new developments in the wonderful city she calls home.

Long Beach, CA is an amazing area and we’re proud to call it home. Barrie Petersen has lived in Long Beach for nearly 30 years! Because we love living and working here in California so much, it makes it easy to help local families and investors buy and sell local properties.

Knowing the local Long Beach, CA real estate market like the back of our hand should be a given for any real estate professional you consider working with. Market knowledge can be the difference between you overpaying or getting a great deal, finding the right property or missing it, and buying a property fully informed or missing critical things during the inspection that can cost you.

Where we take it farther is our focus on you having an amazing buying or selling experience so you can focus on living life. We understand you may need to sell fast, or you want to find your dream home in the right Long Beach neighborhood. Real estate is complicated, but we can make it feel easy and stress-free!

Let us worry about the details.

If you want to chat real estate or just connect for a quick coffee, reach out to me anytime!

Barrie Petersen- Compass

Sydney Balle
Buyer's Liaison
Sydney Balle

Sidney is a Long Beach native currently completing her degree in Finance and Computer Science at Long Beach State. Her love for Long Beach is what drives her to help find buyers their perfect home in our amazing city. In a past life, Sidney played water polo at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, and taught swim lessons locally. Now when she is not working, you can find her at CrossFit Signal Hill or on a long walk with her golden retriever, Sandy. 

Rob Norquist
Managing Director
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With over 25 years of experience as a leading real estate professional in the highly competitive southern California marketplace, Rob Norquist is one the industry’s most accomplished experts. Rob’s own success and the success he’s helped other agents achieve hinge on his unmatched understanding of what it takes to thrive in Southern California’s luxury marketplace. 

Monika Keirn
Transaction Coordinator
Monika Keirn

Monika Keirn is a Senior Real Estate Transaction Coordinator who has over 15 years of Real Estate experience in Florida and California. Her repertoire of expertise is responsible for closing over 5000 escrow transactions. Monika has a vast number of reviews across the industry attesting to her extensive passion for customer service, notably amazing multi-tasking skills, and is exceptionally detailed oriented.