Featured Agents

Laura Lynn

Principal, Managing Broker


Laura Lynn is a Real Estate Managing Broker and a proud leader of the Northwest Real Estate Team. With several hundred sales in her portfolio, Laura’s experience and education-focused practice, injects predictability, calm and control into her clients’ real estate experience. With over 90% of her business being referral based, she has coached many home buyers and sellers towards very successful outcomes. Laura is a Luxury Home Specialist, Real Estate Investment Analyst and Certified Distressed Property Expert. She is proud to be a “Top Producer” in her market, with raving clients and she has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Realtors for three years in a row. As a Realtor, Team Leader and Managing Broker, Laura embraces being held to the highest level of education and ethical standards. Laura’s real estate career began over 15 years ago, with her buying and selling investment properties of her own. During these exciting ventures, she observed the complexities of owning real estate, predicting future market values, and navigating through difficult real estate transactions. While experiencing what it was like to be on the client’s side of the transaction - and never hiring the same agent twice - she noticed a critical need for buyers and sellers to be represented properly and honestly. With pride, she affiliates herself with Compass, which is aligned with her vision; to exceed her clients’ expectations, act with passion and demonstrate integrity always. Laura is a native to the Seattle area. She grew up in Woodinville, graduated from the University of Washington, and now lives in Kirkland with her family. In her time away from work she spends it with her family and friends; volunteering, traveling, hiking, biking, boating, water & snow skiing. Specialties: Certified Luxury Home Specialist (CLHMS) | Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) | Real Estate Investment Analyst (REIA) | Certified Short Sale Specialist (CSSS) | Certified Real Estate Analyst (CREA) | Certified Results Agent (CRA)

David Spalding

Principal, Managing Broker


David Spalding is the Managing broker and Team Leader of the Northwest Real Estate Team and brings over 15 years of real estate investment experience and a comprehensive understanding of how to structure successful real estate transactions. As a corporate officer of a real estate investment firm established in 2003, Mr. Spalding has direct responsibility for the acquisition of real estate including; residential, commercial, and raw land. He has developed and implemented rehab, resale and hold strategies for corporate held properties ensuring the future viability of the company. As an experienced investor, general contractor and licensed broker, David works with investors, home buyers and sellers to help navigate new market trends for long term success, top of the market sales and rewarding home ownership.

Bob Richey



As a native of Seattle, Bob was raised in Edmonds, attended Woodway high school, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. He and his family have called the Eastside their home for the past 16 years and they currently reside in the city of Sammamish. He actively serves the greater Seattle and Eastside real estate communities and looks forward to serving all your real estate needs. Bob has been actively involved in the real estate industry for over 25 years as a mortgage lending professional, real estate investor, and as a realtor. As a mortgage professional he ranked in the top 10% of producers in Washington, while closing over $375 million in total home loans during his career. Despite all of his success, Bob believes strongly in the mantra that a person’s greatest joy and happiness can only come through helping and serving others. He has a deep desire for helping people achieve their life’s financial goals through the power of real estate investing, and exhibits a genuine commitment to serving each client with true advocacy and exceptional guidance, while leveraging his unique personal and professional Real Estate experiences in buying, selling, investing, rehabbing, and advanced market analysis. His extensive background in mortgage finance and his vast professional network also uniquely position him to better serve and empower his clients with the critical resources and insights needed to make smart decisions about their real estate investments. With his proven expertise and his passion for helping others, Bob skillfully leverages each opportunity for the benefit of his clients and ensures they have an exceptional experience. Passionate about giving back to the communities he serves, Bob also donates 10% of all net proceeds from each of his transactions to The Bridge of Promise, which is an organization devoted to providing social, educational, and recreational activities to adults with special needs and disabilities.

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Client Services


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Agent Services


Val Volker

Transaction Manager


Val started her real estate career as a buyer’s agent with a top producing expansion team. While gaining experience as an agent, she discovered her real passion and talent was on the transaction side of the sale. This led her to become the Transaction Manager and she now manages transactions across multiple states. She finds true joy in being able to help buyers and sellers through their home purchase or sale, while supporting agents with their real estate business. Val brings to us a tremendous amount of transaction management experience, with over 800 transactions closed and takes great pride in her work ethic. She holds a BS in Communication Studies from Portland State University. Outside of real estate she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs and can be found doing endless renovations on her home.

Kory Hathaway



Ryan Wilson

New Client Development


800 Bellevue Way NE Suite 500
Bellevue, WA 98004

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