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Earth Advantage's Real Estate Advisors are industry experts that are knowledgeable about green building and acutely aware of the critical role that real estate professionals play in communicating the value and benefits of high performance homes. Earth Advantage regularly convenes and consults with the advisory group on educational training, resources, and research to ensure programs are designed to best align with the daily needs and aspirations of real estate professionals. 


Annie Rose Shapero

Real Estate Broker
Urban Nest Realty
Earth Advantage Broker since 2015
ADU Specialist since 2015

Annie Rose is a licensed real estate broker in Oregon who is passionate about ADU's, creative home ownership solutions, and helping people. Her long experience as a creative and a small business owner taught her the value of collaboration and sharing resources. She brings empathy, creativity and hard work to every "transaction" whether it's buying or selling a home, sitting down for coffee to talk about how to manage rentals, or finding creative ways to dream up new ways to approach and experience real estate. 

Colin Mullane

Principal Broker
Full Circle Real Estate
Earth Advantage Broker since 2017
National Association of REALTORS® Green Broker

Colin has been a REALTOR®  in the Rogue Valley since 2000 and was recently named the 2017 Oregon REALTOR® of the Year. Previously he’s served as the President of the Oregon Association of REALTORS® and is involved on the state and national level to improve the real estate experience for all. Colin is an endless resource, not only for his clients and our office, but other realtors across the country reach out to Colin as well.

Emily Mikhaiel

Real Estate Broker
Oregon First 
Earth Advantage Broker since 2015
ADU Specialist since 2015
Real Estate Ally with Energy Trust of Oregon
National Association of REALTORS® Green Broker

Emily is a dual licensed real estate broker in both Oregon and Washington and nothing makes her more happy than working with wonderful clients and helping them to find a place to call home. Emily studied International Relations and Environmental Policy Analysis in undergrad and then became a licensed attorney focusing on Environmental Law. This background combined with extensive green real estate training gives Emily the experience that allows her to provide a superior service to clients in all aspects of the real estate transaction.

Gary F. Kristensen

Certified Residential Appraiser
A Quality Appraisal, LLC
Accredited Green Appraiser since 2014

Gary F. Kristensen, SRA, IFA, AGA is the Owner and Chief Appraiser of A Quality Appraisal, LLC. Gary holds the SRA Designation of the Appraisal Institute, the IFA Designation, the Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA) accreditation, and sits on the board of directors for the Rose City NAIFA and is a regular speaker for appraisal and real estate agent training. 

Gavin Shettler

Principal Broker
Living Room Realty
Earth Advantage Broker since 2015
Real Estate Ally with Energy Trust of Oregon

Gavin is a residential real estate broker serving Portland and surrounding areas. His core beliefs are honesty and integrity, supported by good communication. Gavin works with buyers and sellers at all stages of their home owning experience and is a certified Earth Advantage Broker, Energy Trust Ally, and 2015 Five Star Real Estate professional award recipient.

Harlow Spaan

Earth Advantage Partner since 2015

Harlow has a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Willamette University School of Law. He owned a Century 21 franchise for a number of years. He also been involved in real estate practice, residential construction, and was a founding partner in a national home inspection franchise company. Harlow and Jeff Sorg founded OnlineEd in 1998. OnlineEd is currently a leading provider of real estate and mortgage prelicense and continuing education in Oregon and a number of other states.

Hilary Bourassa

Principal Broker, PDX Green Team
Meadows Group, Inc.
Earth Advantage Broker since 2007
Real Estate Ally with Energy Trust of Oregon

Hilary is an accredited Earth Advantage Broker and LOVES helping people buy and sell healthy homes. Her mission is to support our local community through good business practices, honest and hard work, sustainable actions, and education. Great communities begin with happy households.

Michele Shea-han

Real Estate Broker
Earth Advantage Broker since 2014
ADU Specialist since 2014

Michele Shea-han became a Real Estate Broker with Eleete Real Estate in 2014 and has a background in national wholesale lending. With a drive for excellent service, Michele expertly guides her clients in buying and listing their homes throughout the Portland Metro area. Her designations as an Earth Advantage Broker and ADU Specialist serve her personal desire to provide sustainable, healthy homes to first time home buyers to experienced investors alike.

Nikki Malnati

Business Development Representative
First American Title Co.
Earth Advantage Broker since 2007
ABR, GRI, PMAR Master’s Circle Member 2005-2010

With over 30 years of sales and consulting, Nikki brings her Apple technology background and 10 years of real estate experience to the First American Title business development team. Nikki has a passion for sustainability, recycling programs, and customer service, and believes it is very important to build long term relationships with her partners and clients.

Teresa St. Martin

Principal Broker
Windermere Stellar
Earth Advantage Broker since 2007
ADU Specialist since 2015
Real Estate Ally with Energy Trust of Oregon
First NAR GREEN designee in Oregon
LEED Green Associate

Teresa serves the Portland Metro area with an emphasis on sustainable housing selection to match client lifestyle, long term strategies and goals. Leading the way in green home buying education has fueled her passion to be part of the solution to improving the quality of life for her clients. Teresa was appointed as a Commissioner to the City of Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission in October 2014 and brings public and professional advisory input to the City Council for development and maintenance of the City's Commprehensive Plan, Climate Action Plan and Zoning Code.

Ron "Mac" McDowell

Real Estate Broker
Coldwell Banker Seal
Earth Advantage Broker since 2016
Real Estate Ally with Energy Trust of Oregon
National Association of REALTORS® Green Broker

Mac is a residential real estate broker who has taken a special interest in living green and is always seeking ways to lessen his own environmental footprint as well as help neighbors and the community to do the same. He utilizes his experience, training, and expert knowledge to provide guidance and a higher standard of care for his clients. Mac holds several green designations and is also a current member of the NAR Green REsource Council. Mac served as President and Executive Director of Solar Oregon and was a leader for the very successful and nationally recognized Solarize Portland campaigns.

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