Seattle Washington Seattle Shoreline Edmonds Real Estate Listing and Buyer Agents
About TRI STAR Team
TRI STAR Team Story.
The TRI STAR Team is a full service real estate team offering a broad spectrum of services including residential, condominium, multi family, new construction and land acquisition sales. We are the result of two highly successful Seattle real estate teams that have been guiding buyers and sellers since 1983. The principals, Ann Nordling, Chuck Cady, and Deborah Arends share nearly 100 years of full time real estate experience between them and bring a dynamic and diverse range of resources to our clients. The TRI STAR Team has raised the bar when it comes to client representation. From our savvy agents and experienced staff to utilizing a systems based approach, each client of the TRI STAR Team receives superior customer service. Having successfully navigated a multitude of markets, the TRI STAR Team members understand what it takes to get a transaction closed. People often ask, “what sets you apart from other agents?” and the answer is simple…It’s EXPERIENCE!
Currently the #1 team in Washington State and the Pacific NW Region!
Ann NordlingOwner / Managing Team Broker300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Ann began her real estate career with Chuck Cady in 1985 and obtained her Bachelor’s in Communications from the UW in 1988. She holds many awards and designations such as ABR, CRS, Certified Negotiation Expert, e-Pro and she is even a member of MENSA. Ann is very active in the local Jazz community, playing the Bari Sax in both the Portage Bay Big Band and Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra. Armed with powerful negotiating skills and years of experience in all markets, Ann will guide you through one of the largest investments you’ll ever make.Voted "Best in Client Satisfaction"by Buyers and Sellers, consistentlysince 2004, in a poll conducted bySeattle Magazine!!!
Chuck CadyOwner / Broker300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Chuck began his real estate career in 1983, later becoming the very 1st RE/MAX agent in the Seattle area. He currently holds RE/MAX’s highest awards such as Circle of Legends and industry designations such as CRS and e-PRO. Always taking an active role in the local communities, Chuck served on the Mayor’s Northgate Advisory Committee and currently serves as Membership Chairman for the Haller Lake Community Club. Chuck uses his experience and market knowledge to get you the highest possible dollar in the least amount of time.Voted "Best in Client Satisfaction"by Buyers and Sellers, consistentlysince 2004, in a poll conducted bySeattle Magazine!!!
Deborah ArendsOwner / Managing Broker300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Deborah began her real estate career in 1988! She first obtained her Bachelor’s in Business with a concentration on Marketing from the University of Washington and later built one of Seattle’s most successful real estate teams. She is a Certified Residential Specialist and continually ranks in the top 1% of realtor’s year over year. A resident herself, Deborah is often referred to as the “Ballard Neighborhood Expert” by clients and associates alike. Deborah specializes in representing both Single-Family and Multi-Family Sellers. Together with her local expertise and proven systematic approach to marketing homes, Deborah offers her clients an unparalleled selling experience!
Garrett KaiserAssociate Broker300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Phone: 206.528.4463Garrett has been active in a myriad of roles in the real estate industry. Beginning in Arizona in 2000 with the largest privately-held home builder in the nation, he was part of the national marketing team opening new developments, implementing marketing strategies, and identifying opportunities within demographic trends. In 2003, he began specializing in real estate sales in new home communities in Arizona and in 2007 returned home to Washington to continue working with builders to develop their businesses. Garrett spends his free time expanding his knowledge, questioning things he already knows, and developing new ways in which to find meaning and understanding in everyday life. He also enjoys good wine, good cheese, cooking, and dry humor.
Hana FitzpatrickAssociate Broker (Bilingual in Czech | Slovak)300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Hana Fitzpatrick has made Seattle her home in 1984. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in English. In 2000, Hana became a co-owner and operator of a small business in the Magnolia neighborhood. Her extensive experience as a business owner and working in the local hospitality industry has prepared her for the client centric nature of real estate. She is also active as a certified interpreter for the Czech and Slovak languages. Her favorite past times are hiking in the Cascade mountains, and enjoying the local art and food scene.
Tyler BretzAssociate Broker300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Tyler grew up in Shoreline, WA prior to moving to California for school. He kicked off his real estate career in 2006 after receiving his Bachelor’s in History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He and his family moved back to Seattle where he obtained a paralegal certification from the University of Washington and worked as both a Paralegal and Escrow Assistant prior to joining our team. Tyler builds strong client relationships, always putting his client’s needs first, while delivering top notch customer service. In his spare time Tyler together with his kids, practices and competes in Tae Kwon Do and through his hard work and discipline has earned a black belt.
Erin CorwinMarketing / Operations300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Erin kicked off her real estate career in 2000 with a local Condominium Management Firm. There she prepared resale certificates, fiscal budgets and acted as primary contact for condo owners in over 80 Condominium Community Associations for their general accounting needs. In 2003 Erin joined our team as our Listing Coordinator then later transitioned into the role of Operations and Transaction Coordinating. She now oversees our daily operations, social media and company marketing campaigns. In her spare time Erin enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, home improvement projects and all things outdoors!
Michelle McGrathListing Coordinator300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Michelle began her career in 1997 with Chicago Title & Escrow, where she was a Property Information Specialist for over 11 years. She excelled in researching properties & providing all around great customer service to a multitude of Real Estate Agents, Attorneys & Lenders. Michelle joined our team in 2015 bringing with her great energy, excellent knowledge of the Title Industry & remarkable attention to detail. She enjoys hanging out with her family, traveling & like a true Seattleite, a good cup of coffee!
Elizabeth ShielsTransaction Coordinator300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Elizabeth’s professional career includes experience in accounting and bankruptcy law. She began her real estate career in 2011 as an assistant to a multifamily broker and developer. As a licensed assistant she handled all administrative aspects of the contractual process and also assisted in the multifamily development process. In May 2015, Elizabeth made the switch to residential properties and joined our team as our Transaction Coordinator. She acts as the liaison between all parties ensuring all contractual deadlines are met. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her loved ones and exploring the great outdoors.
Angele ZamarronAdministrative Assistant300 Northeast 97thSeattleWA 98115 US
Angele graduated from the Evergreen State College with a BS in Chemistry and a BA in Environmental Studies in 2012. With a keen interest in data science and the eagerness to learn more about the economics around her, she decided to make the transition into real estate. Prior to joining the TRI STAR Team she worked in environmental laboratories analyzing air, building material, soil, and water samples to help homeowners and companies keep their living and working environments free of toxins. She is a trained Seattle Urban Nature Guide and enjoys planting trees, reading anything non-fiction, and watching Japanese animated films in her spare time.