Meet Our Team
|John D Jochim - Managing Broker/Owner
NSB Mortgage - Mortgage Loan Originator-182945
John Jochim, a Seattle native, started his real estate career after negotiating the purchase of his first home. Prior to his career in real estate John was the Northwest Regional Sales Manager for a large brewery. He applied the knowledge and expertise gained from over 12 years of experience in the professional sales industry, toward a career in real estate. In April 2006, John and Phil formed DiTo Properties Inc., a successful online real estate company. In 2008 John, Phil and Matt formed South Lake Associates. John specializes in web marketing and property management as well as specializing in the representation of buyers and sellers of multi-family, commercial, and residential real estate . He has established relationships with lenders, investors, inspectors, appraisers, title companies, escrow agents, insurance agents, contractors & builders. Together with a myriad of professionals John will offer his clients all appropriate information when choosing to buy or sell a home or investment property. He is a hard working, energetic and sincere real estate professional who is dedicated to providing excellent service.
John is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Washington and is the Managing Broker of South Lake Associates and Principal in two other real estate ventures. As well as continuing education John is working toward his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
John is also an active Licensed Mortgage Originator with NSB Mortgage Specializing in Construction Finance.
Matthew Huddleston - Associate Broker/Principal
Matthew earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Washington. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Washington. In 2009 Matthew earned a certificate in commercial real estate from the University of Washington.
|Phil Pajaczek Broker/Principal
Phil Pajaczek began his career as a buyer’s agent at Keller Williams Realty. In April of 2006, Phil formed DiTo Properties Inc. with co-owner John Jochim and in 2008 Phil, Matt and John formed South Lake Associates. His scope of knowledge expands across all property types, with a specialization in acquisition and disposition transactions. His keen understanding of the marketplace and technological insight provide a competitive advantage for his clients. Phil's drive for excellence, financial and operational insight, and his ability to find hidden real estate opportunities allow him to provide excellent customer service.
Phil is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of Washington and is working toward his Broker’s license.
Susan moved to Seattle from southern California in late 1994. She worked in the legal field for many years before starting a family in 2001. With the challenges that come with having two children - boys, she found that real estate was a perfect fit for her lifestyle. Susan had the privilege of working with several prominent real estate attorneys whose clients included some of Seattle's most talented real estate developers. From that experience she realized she had a love for real estate and desired to work in a different capacity. Susan had a calling to real estate and working closely with people where she felt she could make a difference. Susan loves Seattle and cannot imagine living in a better place, or working in a better industry. With that enthusiasm, she has thoroughly enjoyed assisting her clients with all of their real estate needs. Susan strives to provide the utmost care and attention to every detail of the transaction, and understands that professionalism, diligence, and tenacity are at the core of the relationships she enjoys with current and past clients. In her spare time Susan enjoys golf, staying fit and leisurely days with her two boys, Miles and Logan.
|Jerry Spence/Broker & Builder - Spence Development
Jerry specializes in residential new construction and investment property. Having started out his career as a builder of new homes, and acquiring his own investment properties, Jerry decided to get his brokers license in 2001. This professional license has helped him gain more detailed information about property, and helps he and his clients in the feasibility of any property purchase or redevelopment. From new construction to un-developed lots, Jerry is your go to Broker in East King County. In 2011, Jerry consulted in the acquisition and development of eleven new build sites in the Seattle and Sammamish areas furthering his expertise in all facets of new construction. His experience, integrity and commitment to excellence will be an asset to any real estate transaction.