Archives: Team

Michelle Clingingsmith

For the past decade, she sat on the other side of the table. That gives her perspective that we treasure. Michelle got her start in commercial real estate while still an undergrad at Seattle Pacific University. For two years, she worked as an assistant property manager for a private landlord. More recently, she spent eight…

Karina Fuentes

We hired Karina for her can-do spirit. We got her environmental passion in the bargain. This is Karina’s first job after college. So we imagined we would have to teach her some things about office life. Instead, she’s teaching us. She’s a natural at being organized and simply getting things done. As office coordinator, Karina…

Tori Brewster

We have a treasure of the bookkeeping trade. At Kinzer, Tori Brewster has one job and she does it well. She handles all of our bookkeeping, an indispensable role at any successful business. Tori attended Mills College and the University of Washington, studying sociology and writing. With school behind her, Tori opened her own bookkeeping…

Adam P. Brenneman

He not only knows Seattle real estate, he loves it. Adam Brenneman became enamored with real estate while he was an undergrad at the University of Washington. When his buddies would go out for pizza, Adam would go, too. But he’d frequently check out an open house or two on his way to the restaurant.…

Tri Tran

There’s a rumor going around that Tri Tran has a calculator surgically attached to his wrist. True or not, Tri is a numbers guy, and a ten-key is never far from his hands. As Kinzer’s CFO, Tri’s job is to see everything through an accountant’s eye. Do the numbers add up? Does a real estate…

Colin Overland

Colin Overland. Full time analyst. Part time humorist. Colin is a study in contrasts. At Kinzer, he’s known for two things: Taking his job absolutely seriously, and being serious about nothing else. He grew up near Seattle. After earning a business degree in finance, Colin went to work as an analyst at JP Morgan. Since…

Craig Kinzer

He’s managed more than $15 billion in transactions over 38 years. Not a bad start. He never calls himself founder, boss or CEO. He refers to himself as one of Kinzer’s partners. That says a world about Craig Kinzer’s egalitarian management philosophy: Everyone counts; everyone contributes; and everyone is a member of the same team.…

Jena Thornton

She not only specializes in hotels, she owns one. Hospitality is in Jena Thornton’s blood. Naturally outgoing, she loves being with people and seeing that they enjoy themselves. Jena brings more than 27 years of hospitality experience to Kinzer. She got her start when she worked for the developer of Hawaii’s Grand Wailea and Ko…

Jenny Jansen

Our marketing leader and champion herder of cats. Jenny Jansen is the ultimate team player, and she has a hand in almost everything going on at Kinzer. For example, she helps put together practically all of our client presentations. She’s also responsible for all media, including advertising, marketing materials, website development, and public relations. After…

Kelley Sigl

Once you get in touch with Kelley, you’ll stay in touch. Kelley is a people person. Naturally outgoing, she loves connecting with people and people love her back. She says, “My friends and family are most important to me. I place a lot of value in my relationships, both personally and professionally.” At the age…

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