Jenny Turner – Principal Broker, MBA, GRI
Jenny holds an MBA from Portland State University as well as an undergraduate degree from Lewis & Clark College. Her certifications include Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI). In addition to a wealth of knowledge and experience in real estate and being a licensed broker in both Oregon and Washington, Jenny has a passion for the communities she serves. She is past President and current member of the Fruit and Flower Development Center’s Board of Directors. She and her husband, Charles, reside in Northwest Portland with their son, Ryan. Her passions for family, community, and helping people achieve their dreams are evident in the diligence she brings to every transaction, relationship, and engagement in her life.
Charles Turner – Principal Broker, MBA, GRI
Charles brings a wealth of knowledge to this team as demonstrated by the over 1000 posts written for our industry-respected blog, PortlandRealEstateBlog.com. In addition, he brings to the position an MBA from the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University and an undergraduate degree from Lewis & Clark College. His certifications include completion of NAR’s e-PRO and Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designations. He also serves as a Tom Ferry Coach. Like his wife and business partner, Jenny, Charles has a great love for his community and serves it as a member of the Ambassador Board for the Oregon Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In addition to a love of family, community, and real estate, Charles also enjoys sailing and cycling.
Erica Jensen, Director of Operations
Erica joined the Turner Team after spending 13 years in the Fine Art industry. She recently received her Oregon brokers license and has immersed herself in the world of real estate. With an extensive background in office management, as well as client relations and database management, she provides the backbone of procedural efficiency and the frontline of practical professionalism upon which operations revolve for our team. She is a native of Willamette Valley. In her spare time, she loves exploring the Oregon outdoors, spending time with her son, fashion, and traveling.
Jessica Berger – Director of Sales, Oregon Broker
Jessica joined our team as a graduate of the University of Oregon and has a passion for assisting buyers and sellers, which is evident in any interaction with her. She lives in the Hawthorne neighborhood with her husband and loves family as well as supporting children in the community, especially around the holidays. Some of her favorite activities include wine tasting, fashion, and studying architecture.
Lisa Carter – Oregon and Washington Licensed
Lisa is one of our dual state brokers – licensed in both Oregon and Washington. She joined the team as a graduate of Oregon State University and is now one of our top agents, and Washington State specialist. Her love of helping people’s real estate dreams come true is evident and clients truly appreciate her patient, friendly, compassionate, and understanding demeanor. In addition to spending time with her husband and three children, Lisa also is passionate about serving her community, Brush Prairie.
Jacob Fowler – Oregon Broker
With a passion for helping people find their dream home, Jacob brings a wealth of knowledge to every real estate transaction. He joined our team with two bachelor’s degrees and with extensive knowledge of the local market. Jacob enjoys volunteering at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Lines for Life. In his free time, Jacob likes to ride horses, travel, and explore the local area through outdoor activities.
Susan Horvat – STAR, SFR, ABR
Susan is a member of RMLS and WVMLS and serves both homebuyers and home sellers in real estate transactions and is an Earth Advantage STAR certified Realtor and an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR). She lives with her husband in the Tualatin area and loves to spend her spare time with her grandchildren.
Melissa Messner – Oregon Broker
Melissa is a new team member that has brought her talents for fulfilling client’s needs and wants as a longtime, cherished public librarian, to the vibrant Portland real estate market. She has unashamedly fallen in love with Oregon, since moving to Lake Oswego from Redondo Beach, CA with her family two years ago. She is delighted to help buyers discover and own the home of their dreams, especially in her beloved new home town. She is passionate about serving her community as a member of the Lake Oswego Arts Council, Village on the Lake HOA Social Chair and the lead for Friends of Lily Bay.
Ray Gardner – Oregon Broker
Born in Chicago and grown in Oregon wine country, I have become rooted in the Portland community and lifestyle. While I enjoy the outdoors and coaching baseball here in Portland at Westview High School, my real passion is helping people and building relationships. I am a very outgoing and will treat every one of my clients as if they are family. I want to please people and earn their trust, so you can be assured that I will work tirelessly to not get you just any deal but the very best deal.
Kris Whitby – Oregon Broker
Kris comes to the Turner Team with three years of experience in the hot Portland real estate market. She is a native Portlander and loves where she works and lives. In addition to her Oregon Real Estate license, she has an Interior Design degree, which makes her an asset when staging a home for sale or when going through a home inspection with a buyer. Prior to being a Broker, Kris was a middle school science teacher for 12 years.
Her love for education and the natural world is still strong and she has volunteered with the SMART reading program and Friends of Trees. Other hobbies she enjoys are spending time with family, hiking, skiing, running, wine tasting and playing with her Yellow Labrador, Bella. Once a teacher always a teacher, Kris will walk you thru the buying or selling of your home with knowledge, compassion and skill.
Shayda Rohani – Oregon Broker
Shayda is passionate about people & design, so it makes sense that the marriage of these two loves led her to Real Estate. Perpetually the friend taken along to “look at the space” before buying, it was an easy transition to make from styling interiors, to selling them. as well as help you envision some magic in your new abode. With over 5 years of working with clients in sales, interiors, and as a stylist for photo shoots and events- she is the consummate perfectionist, when it comes to providing you the very best care and customer service. As a Portland native, Shayda would love to help highlight the best of the PNW, and show you what potential neighborhoods have to offer. When her sleeves aren’t rolled up at work, Shayda loves spending time with her family in the outdoors, drawing with her 5-year-old daughter, reading design blogs, playing soccer, and cooking up a storm for family and friends.
Adam McCombie – Marketing Coordinator
Adam comes to the Turner Team after spending over three and a half years running the marketing operations for a small marketing agency based in Providence, Rhode Island. Prior to living in Providence, he was born and raised in Colorado. Adam works directly with our team to create new and interesting marketing collateral to help make our listings stand out. He enjoys spending his free time watching soccer and exploring Portland with his wife.