Our Team

Linda Hougan – President & Designated Managing Broker

Linda Hougan founded Premier Property Management, Inc. in 2001. Prior to founding Premier, Linda ran another successful property management company in Clark County. She has over 20 years of experience in property management and real estate in the SW Washington area. Linda is knowledgeable in all aspects of property management and is a leading area expert in the field. Linda has also testified as an expert witness in Washington Superior Court. Linda is a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the State of Washington and is a member of the national, state, and local associations of REALTORS®.

Shane Smith – Operations Manager / Managing Broker

Shane oversees the operations of the firm, including regulatory compliance, legal matters, client communications, and account management. Shane has over 11 years of property management and real estate experience. Shane has extensive real estate consulting experience and provides expert witness services for real estate related cases in Washington. Shane has testified as an expert witness in Washington State Superior Court on multiple occasions. He is a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker and Notary Public in Washington. Shane is a member of the national, state, and local associations of REALTORS®. He also holds the Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR) designations with the National Association of REALTORS® and is a resource for providing broker price opinion analysis.

Linda Tesauro – Maintenance Coordinator

Linda oversees our maintenance department and coordinates the handling of work orders with tenants, property owners, and repair vendors. Linda has years of experience in customer service and administrative operations.

Victoria Kravets – Accounts Specialist

Victoria oversees client and customer accounts as the Accounts Specialist. She ensures prompt and accurate client, customer, and vendor payments. Victoria provides exceptional customer service at multiple points of contact. Victoria has years of property management accounting experience and prior experience in the financial services industry.

Patrick Gornowicz – Inspection & Compliance Coordinator

Patrick oversees our property inspection and lease compliance departments. Patrick provides exceptional customer service and brings years of experience in the building/electrical supply industry to his position.

Teresa Welton – Leasing Agent

Teresa is our dedicated leasing agent, coordinating and performing all showings for our rental properties, and assisting with property related questions as well as assisting new tenants with the moving process. Teresa provides exceptional customer service and brings years of experience in the building/electrical supply and customer services industries to her position.

Gary Pierce – Real Estate Broker

Gary represents buyers and sellers in real estate purchases on behalf of Premier. Gary is a knowledgeable real estate broker and has the experience and tools necessary to meet your real estate needs. Gary has decades of experience in land use, code, and zoning issues as a former employee of the City of Vancouver and Clark County. Gary is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington and is a member of the Association of REALTORS® at the national, state, and local levels.

Sandy Berger – Real Estate Broker

Sandy represents buyers and sellers in real estate purchases on behalf of Premier. Sandy is a knowledgeable real estate broker and has the experience and tools necessary to meet your real estate needs. Sandy has decades of real estate experience and has also worked in communications for several public agencies. Sandy is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington and is a member of the Association of REALTORS® at the national, state, and local levels.

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Premier Property Management, Inc.
1401 SE 163rd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98683

Ph: (360) 546-1554
Fax: (360) 546-1154

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday – 9:00am - 5:30pm
Friday – 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday


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