Steve comes to Thunderbird Real Estate with six years in the industry as a Broker. He brings along with him the full scope of Real Estate activities that include listings, sales and property management. He understands the REO and HUD processes, plus he continues to work closely with the military and civilians in their ongoing relocation pursuits. Additionally, Steve operates his own maintenance business, complimenting the industry with the skills from a Brokers perspective. These qualities provide his clients with the ultimate real estate experience. Steve’s passion for service was developed prior to coming to Thunderbird, Steve completed 20 years of active-duty service with the U.S. Army in Special Operations Forces as an Airborne Ranger and Green Beret. Steve also speaks Thai and has traveled extensively throughout South East Asia. During this time, Steve served In 1st SFG (A) Ft Lewis WA, (JBLM) just north of Tumwater WA. He served forward in Okinawa, Japan and served as a Special Forces instructor at Ft Bragg, NC before retiring and moving back to the Pacific North West. Steve holds a Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. Steve and his lovely wife Lydia reside in Lacey WA.