Local Experts! All born and raised in beautiful southern California, We are all proud to claim we’re natives of “America’s Finest City”!


Jessica StJohn (aka Jecka) was born and raised in beautiful, sunny San Diego! After high school, Jecka spent half the year enjoying the local beach communities and the other half the year in Mammoth while attending college. Living the dream of having the best of both worlds, Jecka became an enthusiast for beach life & active extreme sports like snowboarding and dirt bike riding.

Jecka’s passion for Real Estate came when she purchased her very own home at age 22. After her first home transaction, she then purchased an investment home and flipped it, and purchased her third house all by the time she was 25! She quickly fell in love with Real Estate and became a licensed realtor in 2007. Starting her career at the advent of the distressed house market, Jessica saw a vast opportunity for real estate investors as well as first-time buyers like herself. The Distressed Market is difficult but offers great opportunity as well. She learned a tremendous amount during this fragile time. Now specializing in a variety of distressed sales, REO, short sales, reversed mortgage short sale, trust, estate, off-market sales, and probate. Acquiring properties for real estate investors advising and acquisitions. Along with the tradition sales of move up, downsize concurrent closings, and many types of investments.

Jecka is experienced in guiding her clients through the complexities of buying or selling a home, eliminating the many hassles and stress that can arise during the process. Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, she will provide sound and trustworthy advice to help you achieve your real estate goals.

Jecka doesn’t measure her success through awards received or achievements, but through the satisfaction of her clients. She takes great reward in making each client happy and feels blessed and honored to work in an ever-changing, exciting market!


Lauren Lavin originally from the outskirts of Philadelphia, embraced the opportunity of a new experiences by moving to the beautiful city of San Diego seven years ago. She graduated from Penn State University and became a Chemist although she loves chemistry her passion for real estate has grown stronger. Growing up she wanted to be an interior designer & decorator and used to cut pictures from the “House & Home” Magazine and put them in a photo album to get ideas of the perfect house she was going to design, just like her parents did.  Now she has the luxury of seeing these homes in person. She finds it very intriguing to see some of the creative designs people come up with over the years, and welcome all ideas.

Lauren's personal hobbies consists of a lot of yoga, beach walks, & playing tennis.  Lauren would categorizes herself as highly organized analytical and with excellent communication skills. She plans on making the home buying process as stress free as possible for you. She is a true asset to the Team of Jecka StJohn & Associates.  


Christopher Vargo brings his 16 years of real estate experience in mortgage lending and real estate transactions to Jecka St. John and Associates. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker, he founded and managed Great Life Real Estate and Mortgage Group in Southern California. Offering his real estate services in California and Hawaii. As a realtor, Chris, will be your advocate and partner in achieving your real estate goals. Whether buying, selling or investing he works tirelessly to promote your best interest. If you are selling, he will work with you to get the fairest price, in the least amount of time. If you are buying, he will diligently provide you the best information and market data to assist you in being well-equipped with the strongest possible negotiating position.

Chris is a California native, born in Los Angeles, and has enjoyed the coastal lifestyle in many areas of this great state. Prior to entering the professional world Chris attended Boston University while there he played on the Universities Division 1 soccer team. When Chris isn’t working toward your real estate goals he enjoys the beaches of North San Diego County, or in his kitchen, as a home chef preparing delicious dishes for friends and family.

Chris’ focus as your realtor is to be your advocate and partner in achieving your real estate goals. 


Marcia Chiles is a native of San Diego and a lifelong resident of East County. While devoted to her family, she has also been a dedicated business owner with great emphasis on real estate, construction and property management. She is passionate about her career in real estate by her love to help people. "I have seen the neighborhoods grow and develop, and I am excited to share my experience of living here in San Diego with others. Some amazing attributes of our San Diego city is the many cultures, activities, relaxation and of course our great weather! From the beach to the mountains, the desert to the city, we have it all. I like to say, 'Live where others vacation!' I would love to help your dream of owning a home in San Diego become a reality." Currently a licensed Realtor for San Diego's Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, La Jolla and serving all areas of Southern California.