(971) 803-9533 •
There is no problem too large or too complex for Bob Bochsler. Born and raised in Mt. Angel, Oregon, Bob studied at Oregon State University and went straight to work in the construction and engineering industry for seven years. Not only is he one of the hardest working real estate agents you’ll find, but he is also a licensed Professional Civil Engineer! Bob has built bridges (literally) and was able to spend one of those years helping to construct the new Tilikum Crossing.
Bob’s experience in the construction industry has forged his work ethic and his outside-the-box, solution-oriented mind-set. Bob takes pride in helping clients come up with the very best solution for their unique situation. Bob consistently exceeds expectations. Having owned rental property since 2013, Bob brings youth, energy, as well as experience to help take on real estate challenges of any shape or size.
(503) 828-4340 •
Bob Thomas is a real estate development and capital markets professional specializing in acquisitions, equity placement and debt origination. Bob currently manages a variety of real estate-focused private equity funds and syndications. He also lends on real estate development projects in his role as Vice President with Merchant’s Mortgage and Trust Corp.
Before moving to Portland in early 2017, Bob worked in CBRE’s Bay Area Institutional Capital Markets group where he was involved in the brokerage of $2.5 Billion of office and industrial properties. Bob began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, auditing the mergers and acquisitions of technology companies.
Bob is a licensed real estate salesperson in Oregon and California, a licensed Oregon Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS #: 1605730), a California CPA (inactive) and holds a BS and MS in Accounting from San Diego State University. When not brokering real estate deals, Bob can usually be found mountaineering deep in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
(971) 238-4608 •
Bolu Olorunda joined the team at RareBird with over four years of project management experience in the engineering sector. Originally from Nigeria, Bolu made his way to Portland after working in Indiana and Louisiana as both a Project Engineer and Quality Engineer.
Bolu’s interest in the real estate market blossomed once he settled in the Portland area. As co-owner of People and Project Solutions, a local project management firm specializing in construction, Bolu keeps his finger on the pulse of the ever-changing needs of the Portland metro market. His deep understanding of structural integrity and construction management benefits his real estate clients, as he approaches each transaction creatively and strategically.
Bolu received his BS in Construction Management, as well as his MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, from Ball State University. In his free time, Bolu enjoys hiking Oregon trails and traveling.
(503) 927-0181 •
Born and raised in Portland, Dustin is well versed in the up and coming PDX neighborhoods. Dustin joins the RareBird team as a broker with over 10 years of experience in new home construction and remodeling. He has a deep understanding of what makes a quality home and has worked behind the scenes on interior concepts and designs for award winning Street of Dream homes. Dustin is dedicated to his clients and uses his strong negotiation skills to get them the best deals. His passion for real estate shines through his vibrant personality and his honesty and integrity give his clients the confidence they need during the home buying process.
In his spare time, Dustin is a competitive marathon runner, surfs on the Oregon coast, snowboards on Mt Hood, as well as volunteers at local charity organizations and events.
(503) 479-5429 •
Jessica has spent the last 6 years in Portland specializing in multifamily buy and hold rentals. Jessica joined the RareBird team as a broker with a background in mechanical engineering with a “side hustle” in real estate. Jessica has bought and sold her own 2-4 unit properties which she has self-managed and performed maintenance on. In addition, Jessica’s creative methods for finding homes for her clients or personal investment have helped buyers navigate a competitive Portland market. Jessica is straightforward, kind, and makes sure to put her client’s interests first at all times.
In her spare time, Jessica mountain bikes, skis, and works on projects at her house. She is a former collegiate athlete and was a finalist for Gresham Volunteer of the Year in 2016.
(503) 539-9094 •
John has always loved the world of real estate and brings the team at RareBird a wealth of experience and firsthand knowledge. After graduating from UC Santa Cruz, he partnered with his entrepreneurial father for 14 years, closely observing how his Dad would buy and sell businesses, but always keep the real estate. Whether it was commercial or residential, John learned that successful real estate investing takes insightful analysis, managing risks, and continuing education.
After moving to Portland and working in the high tech industry, John began to invest in cash-flow properties as a way to build residual and retirement income. Now as a broker he uses his expansive knowledge of the Portland market and his experience as an investor to better serve his clients. John brings talent, a unique perspective, and a network of support to each real estate transaction.
(503) 341-1441 •
Originally from the East Coast, Lucas spent most of his young adult life working and living in Shanghai, China where he studied the language and sharpened his business acumen. After moving to the Portland to be closer to family and friends, he began investing in Real Estate, focusing on value-add properties in developing neighborhoods.
After receiving his Oregon Real Estate Broker’s license, Lucas joined the RareBird team in 2015. With his passion for business and hands-on approach Lucas has begun to build a strong portfolio of investment properties, and an even stronger network of investors and friends in the PNW.
When not out hunting for the next deal, Lucas enjoys soccer, practicing his Mandarin, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.
Sang Vu began his real estate career years before becoming a licensed agent with RareBird, as a world traveller, and a real estate investor. Born and raised in Vietnam, Sang took the world by storm by studying abroad in Australia for 7 years, then in the U.S., in the Oil & Gas, and Nuclear industries. Fluent in Vietnamese, Sang enjoys putting his personal investment experience to work for his real estate clients.Sang received a degree in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Adelaide in South Australia. In his free time, he serves his community as a church usher.
(971) 263-1760 •
Say grew up in Singapore and came to US for college at University of Texas at Austin. After his graduate school, Say landed in Portland working for Intel as a yield analyst. After 10 years working for Intel at various sites such as Dalian China and Phoenix Arizona, Say decided to hang up his engineer hat and pursue his real passion in real estate. Say enjoy buying house in distress and fixes it up, improving the neighborhood one house at a time. Say is fluent in Chinese and has helped multiple Chinese speaking clients in purchasing their dream home or investment properties. In his spare time, Say enjoy spending time with his friends and family.
(971) 251-0216 •
Slaten joined the RareBird team with over 5 years of real estate investing experience, and more than 15 years experience in property rehabilitation due to natural disasters. Slaten helped communities along the Gulf Coast after the hurricanes of the mid-2000s, then in post-Katrina New Orleans, and in Haiti after the earthquake of 2010. Since 2011, Slaten has used his skills to invest in real estate, starting with fixing and flipping houses (you can see his handy work here), and more recently expanding to multi-family and small commercial investing.
Slaten graduated from Columbia University in New York City in 1999 and has also worked in finance in NYC, a dot com in SF, and briefly taught English in the Canary Islands. You can often find him running the trails of Forest Park, cycling the West Hills, playing ice hockey, and teaching his kids how to ski.
(503) 545-4177 •
Tyler has been involved in Real Estate since 2009 and became a Real Estate agent in 2013. With an analytical approach to real estate steeped in a philosophical goal to improve the quality of housing throughout the Metropolitan Portland area, he has succeeded in mastering the puzzle of redevelopment through an approach of integrity and honesty.
Originally from Portland, Tyler’s involvement in the community extends beyond his role with RareBird and as a licensed real estate broker. He has led youth soccer clinics in Oregon as well as Uganda and Kenya and also serves on the Union Gospel Mission Board of Directors. He enjoys writing, design, tech, snowboarding, and spending time with his wife and two daughters. He studied English communications and psychology at Corban College.