Somer Padilla has been in real estate in the Greater Houston area since 2012. She is a top producing agent, and built her foundation under the mentorship of Beth Ferester, ranked one of the top 10 agents in Houston consecutively. In 2020, she founded The Somerlyn Group Real Estate Brokerage. Her 20+ years in management and mentoring make her a perfect fit to lead a successful group of agents.
Her experience as an entrepreneur and a published photographer, with an extensive marketing and graphic design background for over two decades had given her a strong foundation to excel in marketing and selling real estate.
She have received over 100 5-star reviews on HAR. She has earned her clients' trust, proven her integrity, and they are confident she will provide consistent great service and deliver excellent results for their friends and family.
Outside her career, Somer is tremendously active in her community, volunteering and contributing to organizations like Give Back Homes, Habitat for Humanity, and the Champion’s Forest Womens’ Scholarship Fundraising Group. She also supports local firefighters, nurses, and service members. At home, she can be found writing music with her beloved hit music producer husband or enjoying time with their four children ranging in age from 12 to 22!
Director of Brand Development
Brian is a gifted branding specialist, graphic designer, entrepreneur, video editor, and multi-genre hit music producer/movie trailer composer. He also owns Epicenter Branding which lead the design department for Houston based Mac Haik Enterprises' MH Outdoor Media (Outdoor Billboard Advertising company) for over 10 years. His designs have been seen on thousands of billboards across nine US states. At The Somerlyn Group, Brian works one on one with agents to develop their brand, and offers custom design tools to market them effectively and successfully.
In the music industry, he is known as "Chazz", the CEO/Lead Composer of Epicenter Music (Hip-Hop, EDM,/Pop, Latin, and Cinematic Music), and Deranged Muzik (Horror/Psychological Thriller Music). He works closely with the biggest Movie Trailer Houses in Hollywood, and has worldwide sub-publishing deals to market his music library internationally to film, tv shows, video games, and tv commercials. So you will often find his original music pieces on our real estate videos, as well as in TV and Film.
Brian and Somer have been married over 19 years, and are truly a dynamic business and creative team. They are the proud parents to four amazingly talented kids. Brian enjoys family vacations, working out, creating music, and persuading his multi-talented wife Somer to sing on his music whenever possible.
NICOLE (Nikki) AGOSTO
Nichole Agosto was born in Fort Hood, Texas to a family originally from Racine, Wisconsin. Mrs. Agosto is a loving wife to Benny Agosto, a prominent attorney in Houston. Nichole and Benny have 4 children, Ben III, Matthew, Jon, and Victoria. Nichole graduated with Honors in Education from the University of Houston, Central Campus.
Currently Nichole is a board member at Cy-hope, MABATx Foundation, and President of FABLE (Friends of the Aldine Library). She is a member of Foundry United Methodist Church and The Champion Forest Womens Club. Nichole and Benny are long time supporters of The Houston Bar Foundation as well as UNCF.
In addition to supporting local and national education endeavors, Nichole and her husband are also supporters/ founders of the Nikki and Benny Agosto Jr. Houston Baptist University Scholarship benefiting single mother students. Formerly, Nichole was also a Girl Scout Leader and Assistant Coach for the Girls U9 Soccer Team in Klein TX. Hobbies include playing tennis, painting, crafts, decorating, and antique
Julia's, a long-time Houstonian and graduate of the University of Houston with a Business degree, professional career started in commercial property management and after starting her family with Keith, her husband of 30+ years, served her Church as an accountant and pre-school teacher. In addition, Julia has been a business franchise owner, active volunteer with her daughter, Mari Clair, in the Northwest Houston Sugar Plumb Cotillion and National Charity League and active in her community’s Women’s and Garden Clubs.
Julia is a results-driven Agent that has lived in several stylish areas of Houston, including Champions, Champion Forest, the Heights and Memorial. Combining her knowledge of Houston and nearby areas including the Woodlands and Conroe, Julia provides our Clients comprehensive insights into real estate opportunities and fast paced trends in the greater Houston area.
Julia also enjoys bringing her talents and passions to the game as well. In her experience listening to her clients and negotiating on their behalf is as important as providing insight to the beauty and potential of each property, each being critical part of a successful engagement.
Apprentice & Transaction Coordinator
Kate was a four-year starter for the Central Michigan University volleyball team from 2005-2008 where she earned All-conference honors, team MVP and CMU Female Athlete of the Year in 2007. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Studies and a minor in marketing, Kate moved from Perrysburg, Ohio to Laguna Vista, Texas in 2009 where she worked as the marketing director for a commercial construction company. Kate then moved to Spring, TX and has spent the past six years in medical sales, networking throughout the Houston area.
Kate is exuberant in whatever she does and believes her collegiate athletics and experience in medical sales and construction marketing have prepared her well for a career in real estate. Kate is passionate and caring, a good listener, able to connect quickly with people, and eager to understand their individual needs. Kate has excellent communication skills, integrity, and will give each client her special attention and efficient hard work. She believes these qualities will propel her to pursue her clients’ dreams while also providing a seamless purchase or selling process.
Kate currently lives in Montgomery, TX with her husband and five-year-old son. In Kate's free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, volleyball, golf, fishing, working outside in her yard, traveling, and reading.
Marketing & Publicity
Kacy has a dynamic personality and a contagious energy that flows into her savvy social media marketing skills. Originally from Atlanta Georgia, her and her family moved to the Houston area in 2017 and it was one of the best decisions they ever made. She loves her family and is a Disney fanatic.
Kacy is our social butterfly is who in the know of all the local hotspots in Houston, and is also a new contributor to "That's My Houston" web show. We are excited to watch Kacy shine as she showcases all of our beautiful listings and agents online.
Chazz is an ambitious, intuitive, and a brilliant director and filmmaker. We have the honor of having him on board to produce, direct, and edit our visual content for The Somerlyn Group.
In 2020, he graduated with a BFA in Drama & Directing through the Playwrights Horizons program at NYU Tisch. He utilized his time in college to expand his skill set and identify himself confidently as a director, writer, stage manager, designer, composer, and project leader. Those responsibilities allowed him to elevate his collaborators through active listening, careful communication, and safety.
Creating with design teams, production managers, and other directors and playwrights for his own projects and others has gifted him the technical and creative experiences of all sides of developing texts and ideas from the table to the stage or camera.