Meet the Leadership Team


Lesli Akers

Operating Principal

Lesli Akers has been a licensed Texas Real Estate Agent since 1996. She also has 15 years of corporate sales and marketing experience and is recognized as a Top Producer throughout her professional career. Her high level of expertise has allowed her to develop an impressive database of clients including top CEO's of major companies as well as famous Texas families with deep roots in the Metroplex. In addition, she has represented numerous coaches for the Dallas Cowboys as well as other athletic teams and professionals in Texas. She also serves as Sales Leader for all of Keller Williams Realty DFW and is a recognized leader in the local Real Estate Market.


Brian Luker

Team Leader

Brian Luker's zest for life comes from serving others. As the Team Leader of Keller Williams San Diego Signature, the real estate business allows him to unleash his passion for premier customer service. His extensive background in sales and marketing creates a masterful combination that translates into the growing numbers of the SD Signature branch. With over 10 years of experience in the world of Real Estate, Brian provides a superior expertise that demonstrates strong and professional leadership skills. In addition to his career, Brian has also managed to find time to dedicate to his family and church as he continues his journey with Keller Williams.


Windy McPhillips

Market Center Administrator


Windy has been in the Real Estate business since 2007 and loves helping others learn. Her dedication to Keller Williams Realty learning based systems and models has proven to be a positive stepping stone to her career. At the beginning of Windy’s Real Estate Career, she started as an Executive Assistant to a Broker Associate within the company and moved up through the years with hard work and dedication. Windy has accrued vast experience being a Market Center Administrator for the last 5 years.

 Also, while mastering KW Culture for the last 10 years. During her career with Keller Williams Realty, she has raised 2 beautiful children. Her daughter has recently graduated from Cal State San Bernardino with her bachelor’s degree in English and her son has been promoted within a very short time with his company. Windy has managed to balance her working career and family thanks to the Keller Williams philosophy: God, Family, Business.


Mike Shenkmen

Agent of the Month

Mike Shenkmen


A Southern California native, Mike Shenkman joined the Keller Williams Family in 2013 and currently serves as the Broker of Record  for Keller Williams San Diego Signature. He has a career that has spanned almost two decades and has included management roles within some of the most prominent real estate companies throughout Southern California.  In addition to his work in sales, Mike has experience in affordable housing, community development, property management, redevelopment, and mortgage finance.  He regularly acts as a consultant for land use planning and has served as an expert witness in trials regarding real estate disputes.

Mike is an Alumnus of UC San Diego, where he completed his Bachelor’s in both Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning – graduating Cum Laude with High Distinction Honors.  He would subsequently complete a Master’s in Planning (MPL) and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from USC.  He is an active participant with the San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR), serving not only as an instructor for agents but as member of committees such as Government Affairs and Ethics & Grievance.  He has worked on real estate legislative policy for the City & County of San Diego and currently holds designations for Buyers Representation (ABR), Short Sale & Foreclosure (SFR), Property Management (PMC) , and Military Relocation (MRP)


Korissa Clay

Agent of the Month

Mike Shenkmen

Director of First Impressions

Having recently moved into the area, Korissa has been involved in the Real Estate Business the majority of her life. While her family has worked in the field for over 10 years, she has decided it was time to join the business. 

In addition to beginning a career in real estate, she has also achieved her Bachelor's Degree from California State University, San Bernardino and plans to continue on to her Master's. Keller Williams has not only given her the flexibility needed to further her career, but to grow in a professional environment as well. 


Agent of the Month

Agent of the Month

Agent of the Month

Nick Emerson

We would like to introduce Keller Williams San Diego Signature's Agent of the month! This agent has shown the team that they have been the top producing agent year to date. We, as a company, strive to promote excellent client communication; our agent of the month has exceeded this goal, earning a platform to showcase what they believe KW Culture is all about. 

About Us


30 Years and Counting

 Keller Williams is the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates. The franchise is also No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States.

In 2015, Keller Williams began its evolution into a technology company, now building the real estate platform that agents' buyers and sellers prefer. Since 1983, the company has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. 


At the core of Keller Williams Realty is a conviction that who you are in business with matters. We believe that the company we keep can contribute to our lives in untold ways. To help cement this understanding, we’ve formalized a belief system called the WI4C2TS that guides how we treat each other and how we do business.

Win-Win:  or no deal
Integrity:  do the right thing
Customers:  always come first
Commitment:  in all things
Communication:  seek first to understand
Creativity:  ideas before results
Teamwork:  together everyone achieves more
Trust:  starts with honesty
Success:  results through people

It is our mission to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving, and legacies worth leaving.


Real Trends Top 500


Keller Williams, once again, has the most top producing brokerages on the REAL Trends 500, according to the annual ranking and reporting published by REAL Trends, Inc.

Ranked by transaction sides, 174 Keller Williams brokerages appeared on the REAL Trends 500, representing 34.8 percent of the top 500 brokerages for 2018. The company significantly outpaced all other single real estate brands in terms of numbers of top-performing brokerages ranked. 

The 174 Keller Williams brokerages handled 768,734 transaction sides. From the previous 2017 REAL Trends ranking, Keller Williams also added four more brokerages ranked by number of transactions.

"These results are monumental," said Gary Keller, co-founder, chairman and CEO, Keller Williams. "We’re extremely proud to be in business with each of our Keller Williams brokerages that continue to set new benchmarks in the midst of dynamically shifting housing market." 

As a franchise, Keller Williams had 169 brokerages ranked on the REAL Trends 500 by volume, representing 33.8 percent of the industry's top brokerages by volume alone for 2018. These firms handled more than $233.8 billion in sales. 

From the previous year, Keller Williams added eight more brokerages ranked by sales volume this year.


Keller Williams Red Day

 RED Day, which stands for Renew, Energize and Donate, is our annual day of service. Each year on the second Thursday of May, we celebrate RED Day as a part of our legacy worth leaving. Making a difference in the lives of others and bettering the communities that we serve lies at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. This observance defines who we are and is a natural extension of our commitment to the highest level of professional customer service. Over time, a growing number of our family members and friends continue to participate in this extraordinary event. It embodies the generous spirit and commitment associates have to “giving back" to the cities and towns they live and work in. 

Check out what Keller Williams Teams around the world are doing to help their communities!