Get to know Russell
Russell is a licensed broker who has specialized in the property management field for nearly two decades. Having worked previously for Property Management companies, like GSL, Guardian, Quantum and Cascade, he brings a depth of knowledge and experience to the team at Bluestone & Hockley. The diversity of his portfolio includes working with properties over 250 units to smaller affordable properties around 30 units. With a strong background in affordable deals, Russell was a leader in Tax Credit, HUD and Rural Development projects, but has focused more recently on Market Rate properties, including luxury apartment homes in the Pearl District of Portland. He’s served on various boards and worked with industry organizations like IREM, Multifamily NW and RHA. Russell has assisted in various multifamily projects including new developments, rehabs, acquisitions and sales. He prides himself on being able to identify problems and implement effective solutions that actually work. One of his greatest achievements was taking on an affordable property, with more than $150k in outstanding payables, and in just over a year’s time was able to zero out all payables over 30 days and have that property start generating consistent revenue each month. Technology and design are two of his favorite areas of interest which he’s able to utilize in the field with both properties, clients and employees. Russell has been fortunate enough to work with some of the brightest contributors in the industry and has a wealth of knowledge and connections because of it, which he has brought with him to Bluestone & Hockley.