Kay has been in full-time real estate since 1976.


She served as Mayor for the City of Santa Paula, received the Humanitarian of the Year and the Douglas Shively award from the United Way. She received the SPIRIT Award for 2013 from the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors and was selected as the Most Distinguished Alumnus for Cal Poly Pomona. She serves as Chaplain to Santa Paula and Ventura County Fire Departments. She also serves as the volunteer director of homeless services in the region through FOOD Share and the SPIRIT of Santa Paula. She is a Certified Probate Real Estate Agent and a Member of National Association of Senior Moves.

She was selected as Realtor of the Year in 2017 by the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors as well as in 1996. In 2015, she was named Champion of Home by the California Association of Realtors, and in 2017 she received the Good Neighbor Award from the National Association of Realtors for her work with the homeless population in her community.


She holds two degrees: BS degree with a background in marketing and business administration from Cal Poly and a BA from the Master’s College in Newhall, currently working part-time on her master’s degree. She holds numerous certifications and designations with professional organizations. She is a Graduate of the Realtors Institute, a member of the Residential Real Estate Council, Women’s Council of Realtors and a director on the Real Estate Fraud Advisory Team. She is a co-mediator for the Ventura County Superior Court, a Biblical Counselor and neighborhood 


Over the decades of community service, she has served on many boards but continues to serve United Way as a founding member of Women’s Legacy Council. She is a PEO and a lover of books. 

She and her husband Howard Bolton live simply in the City of Santa Paula with three rescued dogs and three rescued cats. One of the cats is named Scout and she lives at the real estate office. Both are founding members of SPIRIT of Santa Paula, the 501C3 that serves the community.  She can be reached at 805.340.5025. Email kay@realestatemagic.com.