With over twenty years of residential, commercial, and mortgage real estate industry experience. Yvonne's exceptional career has afforded her the insight of thriving in numerous market cycles. She is a true professional who uniquely understands the needs of her diverse clientele, going above and beyond their expectations which has resulted in a loyal referral business. Previously a partner of a boutique real estate company, and owner of a commercial brokerage, she's earned the respect of her peers and negotiated savvy investments for her clients.
Prior to Realogics Sotheby's International Realty, Yvonne specialized in residential relocation and offered white glove service to executive transfers from around the world. She and her business partner Shannon Vallentyne earned the distinction of being on an elite team of real estate brokers to the world-renowned Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. They had the pleasure of representing all facets of relocation services for several other top Northwest corporations including a handful of Seattle's most progressive top biotech companies.
Yvonne is recognized by Seattle Magazine as a 5-Star Real Estate Agent. The area's top 7% achieve this coveted award, and Yvonne has received it seven times by demonstrating strengths in customer satisfaction, contracts, negotiation and local market knowledge. And with her affiliation to the global network of Sotheby's International Realty she offers an unparalleled access to award-winning marketing and top media partners including Wall Street Journal, New York Times and the Robb Report.
Yvonne is very active in the local community including being a founder of the WSU Mens Crew Parent Booster Club, Seattle Network of Women, and volunteering for Bellevue public schools for nearly a decade. Yvonne is a true connoisseur of life who enjoys a wide range of interests. She'll say her best achievement is her 34 year marriage to her high school sweetheart and their two sons.