Niki King
Sellers agent


Niki King is Your Top-notch, tech-savvy Listing Specialist, Buyers agent and Direct lender-advisor. Niki seems to find “out of the box” creative solutions for both sides of the real estate transaction that leave her sellers and buyers impressed with her negotiation skills.. Niki’s many years of experience in the Mortgage business working both wholesale and retail loans allow her to look out for your best interest. Niki has a passion for education and is constantly attending the newest most innovative and intense courses to be able to better help you. Niki enjoys working with her clients to help make informed decisions about Buying, Selling or Refinancing and strategizing on how to stretch the investment dollar with careful planning. When working with The First King Team, you will be taught how to buy your first home, an investment home and investment properties to have passive income for your future.

>Niki is currently working in Costa Rica selling Eco-Luxury homes with kalia. Niki enjoy's teaching her clients how to “invest in real estate” thereby securing financial success for the future. Also, Niki has a great team helping New Yorkers and cold-weather retirees move to Sunny California. Previous to Real Estate, Niki was a Registered Nurse. Niki has a great deal of experience in home health and also working with RN's who want to create passive income through real estate. She has great concern for the elderly population and it shows in her sincere, warm style. Niki King really cares for the elderly and understands that they may have different needs and lifestyles. You will come to understand that working with The First King Team is about You and what your wants and needs are. Niki King is referred to as the "Lifestyle Matchmaker" who understands Your world and where you are coming from! Niki is also fluent in Spanish to better serve her Spanish- speaking clients and feels much at home with all cultures and diversities.

In addition to her highly sought after real estate designations of Broker, Realtor, CRS (Council of Residential Specialists ) CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) WCR (Women’s Council of Realtors) TRC (Transnational Referral Certificate ) member of the Institute of Luxury Marketing and a professional Stager ASP, you will find that working with Niki and her team is as hassle-free as can be due to their tech-savvy, cutting-edge approach of helping you by being on top of the market and current trends related to Real Estate. Niki is also e-Pro certified which means she is online and internet savvy helping the busy professional save time. Niki is a CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) to better help you avoid foreclosure and save your credit. Her years of experience and education are what make her one of the top agents in the country and also an experienced negotiator on your behalf which will show during the unfolding of your transaction. Niki is a world traveler, loves to learn new languages, medicinal healing therapies and cooking styles. The First King Team promote a "green environment and are environmentally conscious" thereby creating a healthier planet for our children’s children.

Direct: 888-205-7914 extension 7

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  Paul (Paolo) Licata
Broker Assistant, Photographer, New York Liason

Paolo brings thirty years of experience working for Canon Imaging Corporation in North America as a Career sales/account executive in wholesale, retail, special markets and Military/government accounts.

Paolo has a very artistic background graduating from Stony Brook in New York with a degree in Cinema and Theatrical Arts as well as a graduate of Parsons school of design in Manhattan in Photographic Arts and Sciences. Paolo is an accomplished photographer who worked with manufacturers such as Olympus, Pentax, Vivitar, Tasco and Canon. You can rest assured that when Paolo takes the picture of your listing, it will be at the highest level of photographic artistry.

Paolo also works in the Sports and Entertainment industry for the NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB, NCAA, Madison Square Garden, NY Mets, US OPEN Tennis, Nassau Coliseum and Jones Beach Theatre. For all you sports fans, you will love conversing with this “fact-master!” Paolo also covered many Red Carpet events and has 30 years of concert Industry/broadway theatrical experience working with groups (not to name drop, but here we go…) such as The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Cher, Elton John, The Eagles, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Journey, Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Dave Matthews, Phish, Brittney Spears, Pearl Jam, Jay-Z and Tina Turner tours to name a few. In his spare time Paolo Attended to eight Super Bowls (worked 3) 6 World Series, several NCAA National Championships & worked numerous Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Of course International experience is also present. Paolo has lived in Germany, travelled to France, Holland, England, Switzerland, Ireland and Italy (Paolo is 100 percent Sicilian) and 49 of the U.S states only missing Alaska. Being an avid history buff is another genre of Paolo’s extensive knowledge as he has visited numerous WWII locales in US, Europe & Japan. Paolo is a native of Long Island New York and currently resides in both locales of New York and California. Residences of the past include Southern California, Colorado, Maryland, & South Florida.

Security is of the utmost priority and Paolo has worked with six of the U.S. presidents, The Pope, Dali Lama & Elvis Presley. Paolo also worked as an Aviation security special operations agent at JFK licensed by Port Authority of NYNJ & US Customs.

Paolo is an experienced Real Estate Investor himself having properties in California, New York and Florida for many years and is now venturing International with the First King Team investment group. Working with Paolo and The First King Team you can be assured you are getting the Highest level of customer service and knowledge from someone who “Understands Your World!”
888.205.7914 X 8

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  Nadia Dishman
Independent Transaction coordinator

Working with Nadia is such a pleasure as you will soon see. The transaction coordinator is your liaison making sure all documents are signed and dated on time. Nadia will assist in the many appointments and scheduling in order to close the deal at hand.

Nadia was born in Buenos Aires Argentina. She speaks fluent English, Spanish and also is fluent in sign language. Nadia is a recent newlywed and her two nieces are the love of her life.

Nadia went to University in Buenos Aires studying Film and photography and also has a passion for keeping our planet clean. When she has time, Nadia works closely in Long Beach every month cleaning up beaches. Nadia loves to fish and also is an avid dancer. She loves healthy living.

Nadia grew up in a single-parent household and saw her mother work two jobs to give her the opportunities she has today. Nadia takes nothing for granted and has deep insight into people and what they need to make their lives and business transactions less stressful. We are proud to have her on our team and she has worked closely with Niki for over five years.

Nadia Dishman


Email: TangoCoordinator@Gmail.Com


Preferred TC for Keller Williams

-Hablamos Español-

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  Alice Thompson
Transaction coordinator


Direct: 562.626.8618



CA BRE# 01464124

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Al Sousa, MBA
Sr. Loan Officer

BRE: 01151102 NMLS: 328980

Al is Broker/Owner of FundAmerica Mortgage Company and is our "go-to" source for many of our loans whether it be FHA (First-time Homebuyer) or regular conventional loans. The First King Team work with many lenders striving to attain the best interest rates for you. FundAmerica is one of the lenders of choice for real estate offices throughout California and they scout out all major banks and lending institutions to get you the best rates. Think of them as your "liason" saving you the hassle of putting one bank against another for the best possible loan. Fundamerica works with over 100 loan and real estate offices througout the U.S. You can call 714.647.1100 and begin your loan process and make sure to tell them that Niki King is your "Realtor of Choice" You can be sure that you will not only receive excellent customer service but will also attain one of the lowest possible interest rates offered for your individual scenario. Ask about help with closing costs and any other special city programs being offered.

Al Sousa, MBA
Fundamerica Mortgage Company
BRE: 01383172 NMLS: 841956
820 N Parton St Suite 103
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: 714-647-1100 Fax: 714-647-1107

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Kathy Cooper
Keller Williams Escrow

Kathy Cooper has been in the Escrow Industry for 25 years. Her family owned Escrow Concepts in Huntington Beach while she was growing up. Kathy strongly believes in quality customer service, reliability and hard work. Outside of Escrow, Kathy has been a resident of La Palma for 15 years and is a volunteer for Little League Baseball and the PTA. She is an avid fan of the Angels, loves camping and boating and spending time with her husband of 25 years and her three children. Kathy has worked with The First King Team for the last seven years. You will love Kathy’s great sense of humor and wit during your next escrow transaction.

Kathy Cooper, Senior escrow officer
Fax: 563.268.1130
10900 Los Alamitos Blvd suite 160
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Escrow Assistant

Rhiannon comes to The First King Team with 13 years of experience. She started as a receptionist and worked her way up to becoming a Top-notch Escrow officer. Rhiannon has one child and loves Basketball games. She also has a great sense of humor and will be such a breath of fresh air to work with during your next transaction.

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Jasmin Duran
Short Sale Department

Jasmine works on your short sale package daily contacting banks and Loss Mitigation Departments daily on your behalf. Jasmine has the patience of a saint as she is on the phone for hours, helping our clients get their short sale package complete and is the liason between the sellers, buyers, banks and all agents involved in the transaction. Jasmine has four children and has been in real estate for 12 years. Jasmine speaks Spanish fluently and works as part of the team’s buyer agents for our Spanish-speaking clients. When she needs to relax, Jasmine loves to spend time at her ranch horseback riding. Jasmine is detail-oriented, hard -working and you will find her a pleasure to work with.

Cal BRE# 01509666
Keller Williams Realty
(562) 405-9863
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Janie Davis
Broker Associate | CRS since: 2005 | Realtor Since: 1997


"Discover the Difference" For All Your Real Estate Needs Servicing: All of Long Island and Queens Whether you are buying or selling your primary residence, first time home buyer, a second home, retiring senior or relocating to a new neighborhood, I can help make your homeownership dreams come true. I focus on superior customer service by using an effective combination of results oriented professionals (Lawyers, Engineers, Mortgage, etc.) I strive to provide my clients with the most positive real estate experience imaginable. Working with The First King Team in California ensures that my sellers who are retiring, relocating or just want to live in Sunny California get the BEST service possible! When you need the best, trust CRS agents!
MY CREDENTIALS: ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative BPOR - Broker Price Opinion Resource CBR - Certified Buyer's Representative CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert CRS - Certified Residential Specialist e-PRO - Internet Professionalism GREEN - Knowledge of GREEN Building Principals GRI - Graduate of Realtor Institute ITI - Instructors Training Institute RSSP - Realtor Short Sales Professional SFR - Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Realtor SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist MY SERVICES: SKILLED NEGOTIATOR RESALES FIRST TIME BUYERS BUYER AND SELLER REPRESENTATION SENIORS REAL ESTATE CARE HANDLER LUXURY & WATERFRONT HOMES WORLDWIDE RELOCATION CONCIERGE SERVICES NO OBLIGATION MARKET CONSULATION.

Janie Davis, Broker Associate
Keller Williams
Main Street
Nassau, Suffolk and Queens
Long Island, NY 11111 - US
Contact Me Here


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Real Estate Assistant


Mariah is one of Niki's assistants and also her daughter. Mariah is currently studying finance and International business. Mariah has been helping her mom in the Real Estate field since early teenage years with marketing and setting up appointments with inspectors, buyers and sellers and learning the business from the ground up. Mariah is also working on her real estate license to add to the team. Mariah has been to many countries and also has volunteered in Mexico building homes for the needy and in China teaching young students English. Mariah, like her mom, is also a humanitarian. Mariah has a bright and bubbly spirit which brings out the best in people and also is doing her part in "Being the change" we wish to see in this world.

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Commercial construction and handyman


Chris is one of Niki's trusted handymen fixing and rehabbing properties. Chris is also Niki's son. Chris previously was a Union Journeyman and has experience in building hospitals, schools and general construction. Niki enjoys having her family as part of her team and knows she can trust Chris with any job big or small for her clients, friends and her own investment properties. Chris is following in his mother's footsteps in acquiring properties for passive income and financial freedom.

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Michele Klein
Assistant Vice President


Michele works with Fidelity National Title, the largest Title Company in the nation! To say, “The Client’s needs come first,” may seem like an over-used phrase, but until you experience the level of care, support, and dedication Michele Klein provides – day in and day out – you simply will not know what that means. Niki endorses Michelle fully as a part of her team because she has proven herself time and time again with her clients. The King Team only choose to work with professionals that maintain the highest levels of integrity.

A Long Beach, California girl – born and raised – Michele has professionally grown up in the real estate industry. With over 28 years of experience helping others to grow their industry-affiliated businesses, she brings her tireless commitment to success to each person she touches; and her role with Fidelity National Title allows her to do what she does best – serve her clients.

Michele’s avid love for the outdoors and competitive sports has always been paramount to her, and certainly part of why she is so successful. Out and about, getting things done, networking daily, and winning – both for herself and each of her clients – is what Michele is about. Whether it’s playing softball, hockey, snowboarding, paddle boarding, or working to provide each of her clients with what their businesses need, she brings the same level of commitment and “can do” attitude to each situation.

Michele is the proud mother of her son Cody, a graduate from the University of Vermont and now aspiring towards his goal to become a doctor, and a devoted family member who brings her hallmark commitment to each of them, as well. She has served on numerous industry and city committees, organized and participated in countless fund-raisers, and is always willing to lend a hand…and she does it all with an award-winning smile on her face!

Michele Klein
Assistant Vice President
Fidelity National Title
3760 Kilroy Airport Way #110
Long Beach, CA. 90806


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Home owners Insurance with Farmers


Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Silvia is a wife and a mother with a very strong work ethic. For nearly 10 years Silvia has brought security and peace of mind to every one of our customers, helping them to protect one of their most valuable assets, their homes. Sylvia is an extremely hard worker and you can count on her to be available when you call or to return your call as soon as possible. Sylvia’s proficient personality make her one of the best in her industry and she will offer you one of the most competitive offers in today’s market. Sylvia has a bilingual Licensed staff who are friendly and will also be happy to service your needs and questions. We are delighted to have Sylvia on our Team.

Phone: (310) 835-8296
Fax: (310) 835-0096

Juan Morado
Agent Assistant to Silvia De La Torre

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  Yo Yo
Liason for our Mandarin- speaking clients

Yo Yo comes to us from Taiwan although she has lived in the U.S. for many, many years. Yo Yo works with our clientele who prefer to speak in their native tongue of Mandarin. Yo Yo is also a Realtor with Keller Williams and is known for her complete honesty, putting her clients needs above her own, and a sincere desire to help them in attaining their dream home. Yo Yo has a contagious joy and adds humor to her work to make it a Pleasant experience for our clients. You won’t be able to walk away from her without a smile on your face and a sense of happiness. Having Yo Yo on our team is an asset to The First King Team.

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Liason for our Korean speaking clients

Ann works with The First King Team's Korean community. Ann is a realtor and also a CIPS designee with her TRC license. Ann speaks both Korean and Chinese as well as English. Ann is a calm, soft-spoken intelligent woman. Previous to Real Estate Ann was a lawyer in China teaching at the university level. You can trust Ann to be honest and caring, and she will look out for your best interest as will all of the members of The First King Team! We are happy to have her on our team.

To contact Ann, please call either Niki or Tracy as Ann travels extensively and her scheduling will be coordinated with our office.
Liason for our Korean speaking clients

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Property Manager for Los Angeles investment properties

Al has been in Real Estate for over 25 years and is property manager for over 1800 units in the Los Angeles area. Al is highly ethical and honest in a world where there can be a certain degree of dishonesty, he does not succumb. Al has an outstanding reputation in the commercial industry and also has a background in structural engineering.

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Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Nancy, who is the owner of Heiss Appraisal’s is a native Californian which enables her to understand the many diversities of close-proximity areas. Nancy understands the entire real estate process from beginning to end since she has also built her own house from the ground up and knows the frustrations that could arise from dealing with city planners, code enforcers and officials. These experiences are why Nancy is such an understanding professional to work with and she really tries to make the whole appraisal process easier for all parties involved such as the sellers, the buyers, escrow companies and lenders. Nancy is an independent contract appraiser that we at The First King team enjoy working with. Our past experiences with her services resulted in a trusted working relationship in which she proved to us her unbiased valuations, reliability and dependability and her appraisers code of ethics that she adheres to. She has over 15 years in the real estate world, in building, planning and appraisals.

Direct: 714-742-2533
Fax: 714-674-0265
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