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Bob Bochsler •

Bob Bochsler, RareBird Real Estate

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.

 

Bolu Olorunda • 

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.

Bolu Olorunda

 Dustin Miller •

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.

 Hun Kim •

Hun Kim joined the RareBird team in the summer of 2017. Hun was drawn to real estate from a young age, and decided to dedicate his time to the real estate industry after driving the neighborhoods of Portland as a Lyft driver. Hun has been an active volunteer in his community, and has been a member of the Cambodian-American Community of Oregon since 2002. Hun served as the Youth Director and Community Camp Director for the organization from 2004-2012.

In addition to volunteering, Hun has great a passion for dance. Hun has practiced cultural Cambodian dance and breakdancing for over a decade. Now he teaches breakdance at local dance studios and Cambodian cultural dance for the Cambodian Student Association at Portland State University. Hun graduated from Portland State University where he studied business and philosophy while earning a degree in Sociology.

Hun Kim RareBird Real Estate

 Jessica Salisbury • 

Jesica Salisbury RareBird Real Estate

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John Sheldon •

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.

John Sheldon, RareBird Real Estate Broker

Lucas Bennett •

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.

Say Teoh • 

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Ron Smicker •

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Randy Johnston • 

Randy has been involved in real estate investments in the Oregon area for close to 10 years. Through his experiences buying and selling property, as well as land development, Randy decided to use his knowledge to help clients with their real estate needs. Joining the RareBird team further confirmed Randy’s dedication to provide high quality service with a creative approach.   

Randy’s love of real estate and helping people began at a young age, where he travelled the world with his father through the military. Randy continued his world travels after his own discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 1981, with his wife by his side – exploring other cultures with a five month journey through Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Randy and his family settled down in Oregon in the early 2000’s, a place he is proud to call home.

Sang Vu •

Sang Vu RealBird Real Estate Broker

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.

Slaten Bickford •

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. 

Slaten RareBird Real Estate

Tyler Combs •

Tyler Combs, Principal Broker RareBird Real Estate

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.

Bob Thomas • 

Bob’s Bio is Coming Soon….

RareBird Staff