With an MBA and twelve years of consumer marketing experience with companies such as Colgate Palmolive, Nestle and Warner Brothers, Jeff knows what sells. He's applied this marketing expertise to buying, renovating and selling homes, enjoying average annual residential real estate sales in excess of $18 million during his tenure with Sotheby's International Realty in Pasadena, California (2001-2010), and he's quickly become a top producer at Windermere Professional Partners in Tacoma.
Jeff specializes in residential real estate sales in Tacoma, University Place, Lakewood and Gig Harbor and prides himself on delivering highly personalized service, working with a limited number of clients at any given point. Jeff takes the time to make sure he understands his client's wants and needs, providing each with a customized plan to buy or sell their home. Importantly, clients are never delegated to an assistant or a less experienced agent.
Jeff has been buying, renovating and selling historic homes since 1993 (more than 45 and counting), and he's passionate about the restoration of classic architecture. Jeff has been purchasing historic properties in Tacoma since 2005 and owns two homes in the North End. Jeff was elected by his peers to serve on the prestigious Windermere Broker Advisory Board, and he currently serves on the board of trustees for the Tacoma Art Museum. He is a past board secretary for Historic Tacoma, an organization dedicated to the preservation of Tacoma's architectural treasures and currently serves on the City of Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission. Jeff was also selected by Windermere as a Premier Associate, being entrusted by Windermere to determine which properties in Tacoma, University Place and Lakewood meet the rigorous criteria to be named a Windermere Premier Property. Jeff has also owned and shown American quarter horses since childhood. He currently owns several horses, which are located at Summitview ranch south of Roy, Washington. Jeff is consistently ranked among the top riders in the nation in his specialty event, Amateur Western Pleasure, and he currently serves as Past President of the Washington State Quarter Horse Association board of directors.
Mark has been a homeowner in Tacoma's North End since 2006. He works with buyers and sellers in a wide range of neighborhoods and price points including Tacoma, University Place and Gig Harbor. More than half of Mark's clients have been referred to him by past clients, and many are first time home buyers.
Prior to his career in real estate, Mark worked as a cancer genetic counselor for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cedars-Sinai and USC Norris Cancer Center. Mark's counseling skills have served him well in real estate, enabling him to gently but effectively orient buyers and sellers to the increasingly complex housing marketplace. Mark provides his clients with invaluable guidance, helping them to prioritize their wants and needs.
Mark earned a B.A. in English from Wesleyan University and an M.S. in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College. He is currently serving on the Advisory Board for the UW Tacoma Urban Studies Program and on the Board of Trustees for the Broadway Center of the Performing Arts. Mark was also selected by Windermere as a Premier Associate, being entrusted by Windermere to determine which properties in Tacoma, University Place and Lakewood meet the rigorous criteria to be named a Windermere Premier Property.