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Our Team

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Christi Samaniego

Christi Samaniego

Listing Coordinator

Christi is a sweet, warm ray of sunshine from the East Coast. She has had the pleasure of working with great organizations, such as Google and Hearst Media. Bringing 10 years of knowledge and experience in marketing, she is quite the guru. With her altruistic nature and love for guiding others on their journey, she is excited to help clients receive exceptional service and is committed to providing an amazing house selling experience.

When Christi is not with clients she is called to healing the world in any capacity! With intense training on the chakra system and parts of the Jungian Theory, she strives to encourage others to live an authentic and bright life. She is committed to being a student of life, love and spreading her sunshine.

Christi enjoys spending her days off with her husband, son and their two dogs, typically on the football field watching her son score touchdowns! Laughing and random dance parties are what her family strives to accomplish daily.

Emily Shubin

Emily Shubin

Buyers Agent

Emily was raised locally in Bellevue and is proud to call the beautiful Pacific Northwest home. She earned her Bachelors degree from Whitman College in Walla Walla, and then her MBA from The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

Following a career in marketing, Emily opened a CrossFit gym in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood, which has been thriving since its start in 2013. Emily’s work ethic, outgoing personality, and business savvy has made the transition into the real estate world a seamless one. She loves meeting with new clients, fostering relationships and helping them find their dream homes. Emily joined the Picket Street team in 2017.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys working out, traveling, drinking coffee, and eating delicious things!

Jesse D. Moore

Jesse D. Moore

Owner/Lead Listing Agent

Raised on a ranch in rural Montana, Jesse moved to the Puget Sound in 2001. He has spent the duration of that time in the real estate industry, and in 2006 founded the Pickett Street Property Team with a partner. As the team grew they not only weathered the real estate recession, but thrived — breaking records in 2010 and every year following. With an eye for detail and a heart for his clients, Jesse built the team to continue to bring the highest level of customer service to an expanding list of clients. Passionate for his trade, Jesse is considered an expert on the local real estate market, and his knowledge of the market has led him to be featured on two radio programs, including NPR’s Weekend Edition.

Jesse has a degree in English Literature from Montana State University. Jesse is also a published writer and the father to two beautiful children. Jesse is both the Owner and Lead Listing Agent for Pickett Street Properties.

Margaret Smith

Margaret Smith

Director of Operations

Born and raised in Seattle, Margaret is dedicated to serving the community in the Puget Sound. Her genuine interest in serving others shines through with her stellar service as the Executive Assistant for Pickett Street Properties. She believes in the strength and knowledge of her team, which is why she is a very enthusiastic and dedicated team member.

Before joining Pickett Street in 2012 Margaret completed her BA in Sociology and Art from Pacific Lutheran University in 2004. She spent the next two years completing her Masters of Social Work at the University of Washington and serving as an intern at the VA hospital and Youth in Focus- a non-profit that serves youth through photography.

Most recently she spent the last 4 ½ years working as a coordinator in the School and Educator Department for the Seattle Art Museum. Her love of people and photography led her to start her own photography business in January of 2011- which she still continues to do in her spare time.

Nicole Leong

Nicole Leong

Showing Specialist

Nicole grew up on the sunny island of Oahu. After receiving her Bachelors of Science from Cornell University, she felt pulled to get away from island life. She moved to Seattle in summer 2012, and has loved living in the Pacific Northwest ever since. Nicole brings 10 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitably industry to her role as a Showing Specialist. She is committed to her passion of helping people find and create memories when buying a home. She is excited to assist clients in taking their next steps towards building a future, and her goal is to make sure clients have the best experience possible.

When Nicole is not helping clients, she enjoys cooking and eating with friends and family, as well as enjoying the many outdoor activities the PNW offers.

Sarah Troske

Sarah Troske

Team Administrator

Sarah was born and raised in the Bothell and Lynnwood area, she attended Edmonds Community College to earn an Associates Degree in Office Technology. She has 13 years of customer service experience, 8 of which being within the banking industry at Washington Mutual and JPMorgan Chase Bank.

Being a quick learner, having an attentional to detail, and being extremely organized, she excelled from a Teller position to an Assistant Branch Manager over the time spent within the industry. In September 2014, Sarah gladly joined the Pickett Street team. Sarah enjoys hiking, camping, listening to music, watching movies, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends and family.

Shannon Olcese

Shannon Olcese

Listing Agent

Shannon was brought up in Yakima and moved to Seattle in the early 90’s to pursue a career in dance.  While going to school she fell in love with Real Estate.
She started working in the leasing department for property management company, and several years later she transitioned to working as a full time agent.

While the market was challenging for several years she maintained a solid business and then decided to transition to a Lead Listing Agent and has loved it.  She loves working with sellers and is very excited to work with Pickett Street Properties and continue her career as a Listing Specialist!

When she isn’t working she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her children, family and friends.  Pickett Street is thrilled to welcome Shannon to the team!