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Our Team

Terry James
Terry E. James
Russ Schoene
Russ Schoene
Amy Alpeza
Amy Alpeza
Sheree James
Sheree James
David Calixto-53
David Calixto

Terry E. James, President & Realtor

Terry’s extensive background in real estate investing, financial planning and mortgage financing enables the James Real Estate Group to incorporate comprehensive planning principles into its’ client management practice. Terry began his career as a Licensed Financial Advisor and Registered Investment Advisor for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and UBS Financial Services. Terry was previously the President/Owner of C.A.R.E. Lending LLC, a mortgage financing company, which was sold in late 2007. Terry is a married father of two (Malakai and Maliyah), investor, home owner and dedicated Real Estate professional.

Russ Schoene, Investment Specialist

Russ is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga with a degree in Business Marketing. His background includes ten years in the restaurant business, twelve years as a professional basketball player and ten years as a coach have ingrained a strong work ethic and the ability to successfully communicate and cooperate with others both individually and in a team setting. Russ is a real estate professional on the James Real Estate Group investment team. He has experience working with buyers, sellers and investors in all aspects of the real estate transaction, including competitive market analysis and property promotion/advertising, as well as an extensive experience in property management and the rental property market.

Amy Alpeza, Buyer and Listing Specialist

Amy graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Sociology before owning and operating a multi-million dollar construction and trade business in Seattle, WA. Her 10+ years of experience in the building industry has given her the capacity to understand the complexities within the real estate market. This background knowledge, coupled with her strong customer service and communication skills, enables her clients to have the best possible experience. Amy is passionate about helping her clients achieve financial success through the process of buying and selling real estate.

Sheree James, Real Estate Broker and Client Relationship Manager

After graduating from the Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in Spanish and Secondary Education, Sheree was a High School Spanish teacher for several years. After leaving education to start a family, Sheree was hard at work raising her two children (Malakai and Maliyah). Sheree comes from a family who has spent a lifetime in the real estate business, so you could say that “real estate is in her blood.” Sheree previously served as the Professional Stager for the James Real Estate Group for many years and owned and operated a successful fitness company in Woodinville, Washington. With Sheree’s ability to speak multiple languages, her keen eye for design, her strong work ethic and her passion for helping others realize their dreams of homeownership, Sheree brings a wealth of resources to the James Real Estate Group.

David Calixto, Construction

After graduating from the University of Washington in 1989 with a degree in Business administration, David owned and operated Construction businesses in the Pacific Northwest for over 18 years. David’s experience in the construction industry ranges from public works commercial construction to residential construction. David has done complete construction, remodels of homes to minor repair work. His knowledge and insight into the building, development and restoration process is invaluable to helping our clients maximize their return on their investment properties.