Founder and owner of Living Room Realty, Jenelle is a Portland native and a third generation Portland area realtor. Taking her experience as one of Portland’s top producing agents, she created Living Room Realty to service other top producing realtors who were looking to align themselves with a progressive company that embraced technology and the highest ethical standards in their field. She and her agents aim to deliver world-class service to their clients and communities. The mission of Living Room Realty is “Developing Vibrant Communities”. Jenelle strives to do that both within and outside the company. By helping define a strong culture and value system for the company, Living Room has attracted the brightest realtors and talent in the industry. This impressive boutique company’s east side office has the seventh largest market share in the city and Living Room Realty closed over 167 million dollars in sales in 2012 alone.
In 2012, Jenelle was named one of Portland’s 40 up and coming business leaders under 40 by the Portland Business Journal, and in 2013, was one of 25 women who received the Orchid Award for being a woman of influence for her business and civic contributions. Her company is the only Real Estate company to be awarded the Silver certification by the City of Portland’s Sustainability at Work program. She has been a guest speaker on OPB’s Think Out Loud, a panelist for the Build Small/Live Large Housing Summit hosted by Cascadia Green Building Council, and was recently invited to Salem to speak with Oregon’s Secretary of State, Kate Brown in support of passing Oregon legislation to recognize Benefit companies.
Jenelle has restored and renovated many homes as well as owned and developed commercial real estate projects over her career. Her passion is for modern design and architecture and issues of sustainability. Her home has been on the Street of Eames Tour and an invited participant for the City of Portland’s Green Building Tour. She is an Earth Advantage Certified Agent, and an Energy Trust Ally. Jenelle serves as President of the Rock n Roll Camp For Girls Board of Directors. Jenelle is the mother of two daughters and when not working; Jenelle loves; running, swimming holes, golf, skiing, live music and crafting the perfect playlist.