Our Team

Cheryl Lynch

Founder and CEO of the Lynch Group

Her education, business, and management experience has enabled Cheryl to build an unparalleled real estate organization dedicated to her clients in the luxury real estate market. Her team are multi-million-dollar producers year over year with hundreds of repeat clients and referrals. Cheryl offers clients passionate dedication and service while working diligently to insure her team negotiate the best possible terms under current market conditions. Lynch Group clients agree, “Their level of service, expertise, and knowledge of the real estate market bring the highest value and results”.

Cheryl is known as a master negotiator and certified as “Master Negotiation Expert” (MCNETM), “Expert Professional-social media/online marketing” (E-Pro®), & “Real Estate Collaborative Divorce Specialist” (RCS-DTM) For the divorce sector of her business Cheryl has built trusted partnerships with Family Law Attorneys, Mediators, Financial Planners, CPAs, and Short Sale experts who make up her divorce specialty team.

Cheryl holds degrees in Psychology and Visual Merchandising, and constantly keeps up with the latest home & market trends applying her knowledge to every listing and buyer purchasing a home. Cheryl and her family are natives of Southern Orange County where she is grateful for serving the real estate community for nearly 20 years delighting in connecting families with communities!

Direct  949.842.5340  |  DRE  01314572

Gregory Lynch, JD

Operations | Realtor

With over 30 years of corporate and global experience, Gregory brings a wealth of business, operational, and legal expertise to the LYNCH GROUP and Sotheby’s International.  An Attorney by training, his rich business background introduces streamlined business practices and established relevant processes he built at IBM & Cisco Systems to an emerging international and diverse client base.

Since joining the Lynch Group and Sotheby’s International Realty, Gregory has evolved the organization into a client-focused, high-performance team bringing residential solutions to a diverse set of market segments that includes Ultra-Luxury, Residential Development, and Divorce Real Estate markets. Gregory has a unique understanding and perspective of business, legal, and technology which together enhance our clients experience and optimize the way we approach business.

Direct  949.300.7342  |  DRE  01982385

Tanya Solovyev

Realtor | Property Consultant

Maintaining a transparent relationship with her clients, constant communication, trust, and confidence are critical factors to Tanya’s success and allow her to meet each real estate transaction with professionalism and care. She thrives on high standards, attention to detail, and dedicated service to the real estate profession.

Born and raised in Russia, Tanya moved to the United States at the age of 19 to continue her education. She received a bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, before moving to California. Tanya began her professional career in Sales Management, leading teams for an international corporation where she learned the importance of consistent communication and continuous involvement with clients throughout every process of a transaction. She followed this by working for a real estate private equity firm before now joining the well respected and highly sought-after Lynch Group at Sotheby’s International Realty. Tanya brings a wealth of experience to the team and is an ideal choice for foreign buyers who are looking for a home or investment property in Orange County.

Tanya knows the importance of finding the perfect home in the perfect location. She looks forward to providing exceptional customer service to find clients their next dream home!

Direct  949.439.5699  |  DRE  02029088

Mat Thomason

Realtor | Property Consultant

With over 15 years of global finance and capital markets experience, Mat brings a wealth of financial and advisory expertise to the LYNCH GROUP and Sotheby’s International. An Investment Banker by training, his rich background in trading and global markets introduces a unique set of skills and knowledge to the benefit of the group’s diverse client base.

Whether you are looking to find your dream home, manage your real estate investment portfolio through the acquisition or disposition of assets, or simply sell your house and begin your next chapter Mat is dedicated to

providing his clients the best execution possible.

Direct  949.873.6104  |  DRE   02056662


Realtor | Property Consultant

Dunya’s passion for people, coupled with her competitive spirit and outgoing personality are a welcomed addition to the Lynch Group.

Awarded a full scholarship for tennis, Dunya earned her B.A. in History with an emphasis on the American Colonial Era. After completing her degree, she played semi-professional tennis in Europe and coached women’s tennis at the University of Redlands. She went on to live in both Ukraine and the Republic of Georgia, teaching English and creating spaces for non-native English speakers to develop their language skills.

Dunya’s broad skill set is perfectly adept at targeting and aligning both the real estate needs and goals of each of her clients. Her authenticity, persistence and winning attitude during each transaction are just a few reasons her clients enjoy working with her.

Direct  949.416.4126   |  DRE  01966550


As operations manager Natalie ensures the Lynch Group services are running at optimum efficiency. She maintains all aspects of their, administrative functions, operations, marketing & client satisfaction.

Natalie ensures the Lynch Group’s clients are delighted throughout the entire home buying and selling experience. Having been in real estate for 10 years she approaches the business with an eye on perfection and extreme client centric experience.

Natalie’s hobbies include, spending time with family, her dog, and her friends. She enjoys tennis, is a movie enthusiast and loves to try new restaurants. Quaint downtown, San Juan Capistrano is one of her favorite cities in Orange County.

Chris Lara

Media Ambassador

As an online marketer, Chris is the outreach machine of the Lynch Group. He is a Los Angeles native who thrives in an environment of direct online social media presence, website, email marketing; and he is on top of the social media game. Chris has expertise in strong communication, support, and the commitment he strives to provide for superior client education. Chris has held many positions in the corporate word now taking his experience and successes to the real estate industry and The Lynch Group. His mission “always be aware…always stay informed”.

Rob Ross

Escrow Manager

Rob began his career in real estate nearly 20 years ago, has a thirst for knowledge and the drive to reach for excellence, one closing at a time. After working in the title industry since 1998, Rob sought out the challenge of escrow and has been an Escrow Officer since 2003. He prides himself on top-notch service and the ability to keep calm and navigate through the most challenging of times. Rob’s clients know him as a responsive, professional, knowledgeable but humorous individual who is always looking for the gold, no matter the situation.

At home in south Orange County, he enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, his kids’ sporting events and exploring the world during their limited free time. Such a wide age range brings its own unique challenges and Rob has taken these skills and applied them to his daily life in escrow.

At the end of day, Rob is all about providing a quality closing experience. He makes every client feel important and valued while helping them navigate successfully to the finish line!

Direct  949.627.0102


Josh Meador

Title Insurance

Serving Southern California’s coastal real estate community for the past 19 years Josh Meador is a proven pioneer of innovative title analytics and is committed to providing unmatched expertise and exceptional customer service.

As a student of statistics Josh has utilized his title knowledge to benefit our clients, (both buyers and sellers). Josh works with The Lynch Group team to identity off market properties, ideal buyer audiences and trends that provide their clients an undeniable advantage in an ever competitive market.

Kirsten Ranger

Staging | Home Preparation

Originally hailing from the UK, Kirsten settled in Orange County in 1998, raising 2 children, living, and loving the California life!

As a Professional Organizer and Home Stager, she not only meets her client’s unique needs, but she also implements systems and protocol for long term success. Providing services for your home, office, and life for over a decade, Kirsten delivers exceptional results every time.

Kirsten’s pre-listing consultation is all inclusive; so thorough it covers everything from chipped paint to furniture flow, and even aesthetic repairs.

As a Home Stager, she ensures that your home is polished and ready for a virtual tour, as well as open house. She can also assist you with de-cluttering, de-personalizing, identifying donations, clean up and haul away of unwanted items, making the entire process stress free and most importantly, highlighting your property as a coveted commodity once it hits the market.

Kirsten brings order to our clients’ lives. Discreet, customized, and tailored to meet unique needs, she is here to help you organize, stage, pack up and move or unpack with purpose in a new home.

Direct  949.677.9777

Kerri Adams

Client Acceleration

Kerri’s experience in client relations and process execution is key to the Lynch Group’s client experience. Her career spans 20 years of successful real estate interaction and knowledge of a California real estate transaction. Kerri’s ability to connect meaningfully with our clients enables a collaborative and proactive approach, ensuring that all elements of a contract and transaction management are successfully executed throughout the selling and buying process.

Kerri is a certified transaction coordinator and realtor, allowing for an end-to-end comprehensive understanding of the customer’s journey.

Direct  949.939.4158  |  DRE  01004378

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