Dedication • Experience • Knowledge • Trust
Agent for both Buyers & Sellers
37 years experience
Specialist in East Bay and San Francisco properties
100s of Purchases & Sales
Whether you are buying or selling your home or investment property, providing or obtaining financing, or need expert advice, you want a dedicated advocate who is experienced, knowledgeable, and trustworthy.
David is dedicated to helping people who place their trust in him. He values providing them with expert, reliable services acquired through 37 years of experience.
He started his real estate career with Mason-McDuffie Real Estate in 1985 and in 1997 started Kafton Real Estate with his wife, Toni. They have a son, Chris, who is a local television news reporter.
David has assembled a team of experts including contractors, accountants, attorneys, plumbers, electricians, public relations people, and interior designers who help make it certain you purchase homes and investments, without overspending, and receive the highest returns after you sell them.
He enjoys working in the gorgeous San Francisco Bay Area and never gets tired exploring its beautiful homes and myriad neighborhoods; interacting with its diverse, interesting people; sampling foods from an endless number of eateries; and choosing from a broad range of cultural and outdoor activities.
David believes in giving back to our community and supports organizations that make a difference. He has volunteered for many years in organizations dedicated to assisting homeless people.
He is a transplanted New Yorker with a doctorate in genetics from UC, Berkeley and has taught at all levels. He started and directed a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to conserving the genetic diversity of animals, plants, & microbes.
In addition to real estate, David's favorite interests include science, the environment, education, history, and current affairs. He enjoys art, music, and the outdoors.