Meet The Team
President and CEO
Licensed Principal Real Estate Broker
Mark has worked with rental properties, remodeling and real estate for more than 30 years. As the President of Markus & Associates, he advises on the commercial and residential activity of the company on every level. Mark is also a licensed General Contractor in the state of Oregon. Working for other real estate investment firms and sales organizations has given him the experience to apply his skills effectively in this field. Mark enjoys camping, reading, playing with his granddaughter and spending time with his family.
Vivian brings a lifetime of customer service and business management experience to the table. With a background in nutrition and business management, she developed a thriving small business in the field of personal development. Her experience and knowledge has helped Markus & Associates to develop systems and procedures that facilitate our business needs, and her skill in training was instrumental in our site training programs.
Vivian is also a licensed minister in Oregon. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, planning and performing weddings and other events, and working with various art media.
Executive Assistant/Property Management
Customer Service is an important part of our business plan, and Amy Luyten helps us achieve that goal. Amy's knowledge and education in Real Estate, the Mortgage industry and her extensive background in the fields of credit and business management give her the skills to address many different kinds of tasks. As a member of the Markus team, Amy provides support for our Brokerage and Property Management staff, our clients and our customers. Her talents in research and troubleshooting and her direct and professional demeanor make her an important part of our team. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering and enjoying the outdoors.
Heading up our book keeping division is Jared Sipe, a valuable resource for Markus & Associates and their clients and customers. With degree in accounting and management training, Jared focuses his considerable skills on our financial reporting and office management. He is professional and personable, able to multi-task and problem solve. With work experience in A/R, office management and accounting, we find him to be an important addition to our remarkable team. Training, experience and professionalism- we are happy to have Jared as a resource for our clients.