Dan Moll, one of the founding partners of Hayes Commercial Group, has represented clients in every type of commercial real estate transaction, including industrial, medical, office, R&D, retail, and apartments, and has been part of many of the area’s largest transactions. Dan’s professionalism is widely known in the area, as attested by the many referrals he receives each year from professional groups such as law firms, accountants, property managers, residential agents, and property owners and tenants who value his win-win approach to commercial real estate.

Experience, knowledge of the market, and being well-connected in the community are keys to Dan’s success. With more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and having completed more than 1,000 commercial real estate transactions, Dan can give his clients the security that their best interests will be managed in a professional manner, as anticipation and attention to detail are emphasized.

Dan has earned a very loyal client base, with some relationships extending more than 30 years. In addition, Dan remains active in local non-profits. He and his wife Rosemary have four adult children and one grandson.

Professional Background

2008 – Present:
Hayes Commercial Group, Partner, Founder

2006 – 2008:
Leider Hayes Commercial, Partner

1999 – 2006:
Pacifica Commercial Realty, Broker

1984 – 1999:
Sunset Company / Prudential, Broker


Augustana College, 1970 Psychology & Sociology, Sioux Falls, SD

Affiliations / Awards

  • California Bureau of Real Estate: Licenced Broker since 1985 (lic. 00885073)
  • Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service
  • Children Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM) Board of Directors

Notable Clients & Transactions

Notable clients & Transactions

Caldwell Trust 30-year client with over 70 leases, 6 sales

Baker Bradford  20-year client with over 20 leases, including one of the largest industrial leases ever in Carpinteria

Mike Rider  JM Development sold 12 acres in Lompoc, 100,000 sf industrial/office

Tom Kaljian  15-year client, 26,000 sf office building in Santa Barbara

Kim McGuire  Arrellaga Land Partners, 15-year client, medical/office

TWP  sold 17,000 sf industrial/office building in Santa Barbara

Charles Logue  numerous 1031 exchange sales and leasing

Britt Merrick  senior pastor, Reality Church of Carpinteria, 20,000 sf lease

Walmart  sold 26 acres of land, first Walmart in California

Morris Sobhani  25-year client

Volentine Family Trust  20-year client

PathPoint  15-year non-profit client

Thom Vernon  sold 70,000 sf mixed-use property in Carpinteria

Scheeff Family  25-year clients

Lucca  leased 37,000 sf building complex

Plan Member Services  15-year client, 26,000 sf office building