Kirk Effinger

After completing four years of service in the US Air Force, Kirk Effinger worked in a variety of areas in real estate/development, including more than 25 years in mortgage banking/brokering. Along the way, he became a freelance opinion columnist, writing for two daily newspapers and launching several publications with his daughter, who shares his writing and publishing interests. He is a Realtor affiliated with Windermere Homes & Estates’ Escondido and Temecula offices and leader of The Effinger Group in partnership with his son.
Kirk is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors and a member of the Rotary Club of Murrieta. He is Past Chairman of the Escondido Union School District Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee and Past Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing, where he continues to serve the organization as a volunteer. He has served on a variety of boards and task forces and participated in service groups and clubs to the benefit of those living in North County and Southwest Riverside Counties.     

Previously residents of San Marcos and Escondido for over 35 years, Kirk and his wife, Kaye, an RN for over 45 years, now reside in Murrieta. 
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido


    2185 Citracado Parkway

    Escondido, CA 92029





  • Palomar Medical Center Poway


    15615 Pomerado Road

    Poway, CA 92064