Founding Broker - Compass Real Estate
Top luxury agent in Woodinville/Redmond
Voted top “30 Under 30” Realtors in the nation by the National Association of Realtors
Consistently awarded the Five Star designation for excellence in customer service
Featured in Forbes Magazine as a Real Estate Market Leader
Together with the Butler & Butler team, Bret’s quest for staying ahead of the curve in an ever-changing real estate climate through technological advancement through web and social media presence, superior marketing utilizing a comprehensive approach, expert negotiation, with a client-catered focus at its core continues to sustain Butler & Butler’s 30+ year reputation as real estate leaders on Seattle’s Eastside.
For nearly a decade, Bret has consistently upheld a high standard of excellence earning him national and local recognition from his peers as well as clients, ultimately, resulting in him personally being recruited by Robert Reffkin, CEO and Founder of Compass Real Estate, with the highly regarded designation of a Founding Broker. His extensive list of personal testimonials from the clients he has represented speaks volumes about his thorough and professional representation on behalf of his clients.
Prior to his career in real estate, he earned a scholarship to the University of Southern California in 2000 earning a degree in Communication. His years at USC taught him to be a disciplined formidable competitor, as he was a starting pitcher on the Trojan baseball team. He was awarded the Marks Foundation Scholar Athlete for Excellence in Athletics and Academics, as well as the Pac 10 All Academic Team in 2003 and 2004. Upon graduation, he moved to Las Vegas where he began a career in wholesale finance earning the distinction of No. 1 in Production for Las Vegas, top 1% among Business Development Managers, and Platinum Producer for Sales Excellence for one of the nation’s largest lending institutions.
Bret resides in Bear Creek Country Club with his wife and business partner, Lisa, and their two young children. Having grown up in Woodinville, his desire to give back to the community he knows and loves has never wavered. They devote much of their time to ensure the betterment of their area supporting and volunteering in their neighborhood, local schools, athletic teams, and charitable organizations on a regular basis.