Meet Our Team

Nick Shivers

President & CEO

OR & WA Licensed Broker As a principal broker in the top 1% of realtors nationwide, Nick Shivers leads the WestOne Properties Group at Keller Williams Realty Portland Central His 18 years in the Portland metro Sw Washington real estate markets has allowed him the privilege to serve thousands of clients. Our MIssion is Serving People Saving Kids all by selling real estate. This mission has...
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Melodie Thurman

Chief Operations Officer

As a licensed broker and experienced operations manager, Melodie supports our listing and buyer’s agents as they navigate through their transactions. Her dedication to clients motivates the WestOne Team to go above and beyond when it comes to customer service. Melodie has coordinated over 1500 sales in her time at WestOne. Prior to joining WestOne Properties Group, Melodie attended the University...
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Troy Thurman

Licensed Oregon Principal Broker

CFO OR Licensed Principal Broker

As the Chief Financial Officer, Troy brings valuable knowledge and perspective to the WestOne Properties team. After graduating from Portland State University with a Business Degree in Accounting and Economics, Troy dove straight into the world of finance – and hasn’t left since. Prior to joining WestOne Properties, Troy owned and operated a successful...
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Kevin Strasser

Sales Manager

Agent Coach and Hiring Manager As an enthusiastic agent Coach and hiring manager, Kevin brings his local expertise and boundless energy to each and every agent. After earning his Bachelors degree from Oregon State University, Kevin’s drive to continue bettering himself led him to Linfield College where he earned a post graduate certification in the field of Education. Prior to joining WestOne...
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Amy Oliver

Licenced Oregon Broker

With Amy’s enthusiasm and optimistic approach to real estate, you will enjoy your home buying and selling process. With over 20 years of sales and marketing experience, Amy understands the importance of relationship and integrity. Her personal faith and desire to serve others is exemplified in the way she cares for her clients. Your unique motivation and goals are important to her and she will...
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Rich Ovitt

Licensed Oregon Broker

OR Licensed Broker

As a licensed Oregon real estate agent, Rich has been involved in the credit, commercial, and residential real estate market for most of his professional career. With a background that spans from General Motors in California to helping develop credit scoring models for Trans Union Credit Bureau, Rich draws on a wealth of information as he helps clients navigate their...
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Philip Triem

Licensed Oregon Broker

With over 25 years of construction and negotiation experience, Philip has been an Oregon licensed broker since 2010 As a resident of Clackamas County for the last 20 years, Philip is an expert in Portland’s market, as well as the suburban areas. Philip enjoys exploring the Northwest with his four children, including hiking, camping, backpacking and mountain biking.
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Niko Rivera

Washington & Oregon Licensed Agent

As a licensed real estate agent, Niko has had experience in residential real estate. His background as an Air Force Medic, Marketing Coordinator and Sales Developer, has sharpened his ability to express care for both clients and his community. He is dedicated to showing his strengths in negotiation, and attention to detail in every transaction. Outside of the office, Niko continually gives...
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Rachael Peterson

Oregon & Washington Licensed Broker

With a charismatic spirit and a desire to pursue a life full of adventure, Rachael illuminates the office at WestOne Properties Group. As a buyer’s agent, Rachael brings tenacity and compassion to the table. She guides her clients through the entire home buying process, from finding a dream home to battling negotiations and securing favorable terms. From backpacking through the Swiss Alps...
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Dani Clark

Oregon Licensed Broker

As a specialized Buyer’s Agent, Dani has the skills to understand what her clients truly want and need when looking for a home. Before working in real estate, Dani built years of customer service experience as a bartender. She knows how to put her clients at ease and ensure they’re confident in the home buying process every step of the way. And with a background in competitive sports,...
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Johnny Schweitzer

Oregon Licensed Broker

As a licensed Oregon Real Estate Agent, Jonathan brings a passion for both people and his job to the WestOne Properties team. Prior to getting his license, he worked extensively in the hospitality industry, honing his customer service skills. With college courses in business, and the experiences of traveling abroad under his belt, Jonathan makes a knowledgeable and creative agent. And as a fifth...
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Rachel Blustein

Oregon Licensed Broker

Rachel brings ten years of experience in service related fields to her career as a Real Estate Agent. With an extensive background in science education, she combines her passion for teaching and research with a creative eye for green features in your home buying experience. She is currently finishing up her Ecobroker license to better assist her clients in eco friendly alternatives. When...
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Cassidy Edge

Oregon Licensed Broker

Cassidy's strong desire to help people has led her to the team at WestOne Properties Group and Keller Williams Realty Portland Central. From volunteering in the jungles of Costa Rica to working with adults with special needs, her warm heart has always been her compass in her personal and professional life. When Cassidy moved to Portland, she quickly fell in love with everything this great...
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Heather Klenski

Client care specialist As a client care specialist, Heather isn’t just passionate about communication – she believes it’s key to every aspect of her life. Prior to joining the team at WestOne Properties Group, Heather worked as a shift lead and medical technician for the Amber Assisted living facility in Clatskanie. Outside of work, she is always looking for ways to help her community,...
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Grant Schnell

Washington Licensed Agent

I grew up in Seattle and moved to Portland area 7 years ago. I attended the University of Montana School of Business and there I was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. At Sigma Nu I learned to always live by the principles of love, truth and honor to foster growth of mind, heart and character. I competed as a professional mountain biker in slope-style competitions all over North America as a teenager....
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Jasmine Holder

Licensed Agent in Oregon

Jasmine’s passion for serving people can be traced back to her years in Social Work, where she spent a significant time around Portland advocating for those who could not. She is an experienced buyer’s agent who is known to help educate, negotiate a deal, and deliver the best experience to her clients. After earning her Bachelors in Social Work, Jasmine worked closely with Oregon’s youth...
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Lennura Zhataganova

Licensed Oregon Broker

As a buyer's specialist, Lennura brings optimistic and endless energy to all her transactions. Lennura is recognized among her clients and peers for her integrity and goal-oriented mentality. A salesperson at heart, prior to joining the Nick Shivers Team Lennura operated a successful retail store, working closely with employees and customers to provide fantastic experiences. It also allowed her...
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Olivia Rush

Oregon Licensed Agent

Olivia brings a joie de vivre and a passion for connecting with others into her day-to-day business. As a Buyers Specialist on the Nick Shivers Team, Olivia blends her attention to detail, dedicated work ethic, strong negotiating skills, and positive perspective to provide excellent service to her clients. Before transitioning to real estate, Olivia spent ten years teaching elementary students...
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Saul Ronquillo

Oregon Licensed Broker

Communications Director Saul Ronquillo’s passion for real estate started with a love for architecture. With an eye for detail, and a love for getting to know new people, he makes an ideal addition to the WestOne Properties team. His background in accounting gives him an eye for detail. When he’s not making deals happen, Saul can be found watching competitive sports with a cold beer in...
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