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Meet The Team
Terry E. James – President & Owner
Terry’s extensive background in real estate investing, construction, development, financial planning and mortgage financing enables JREG Construction and Development, LLC to incorporate comprehensive planning principles into its’ client construction and management practice. He began his career as a Licensed Financial Advisor and Registered Investment Advisor for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and UBS Financial Services. Since 2008, he has owned and operated James Real Estate Group, a real estate firm based in Bellevue, WA. He was previously the President/Owner of C.A.R.E. Lending LLC, a mortgage financing company, which was sold in late 2007. Terry is a married father of two (Malakai and Maliyah), investor, homeowner and dedicated general contractor and real estate professional.
Russ Schoene – Lead Project Manager
Russ is a Project Manager for JREG Construction and Development, LLC. His background includes thirty years as a real estate investor, fourteen years as a real estate professional, ten years in the restaurant business, twelve years as a professional basketball player and ten years as a coach have ingrained a strong work ethic and the ability to successfully communicate and cooperate with others both individually and in a team setting. He has experience working with consumers and investors in all aspects of the construction process. Russ is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga with a degree in Business Marketing.
Sheree James, Design Consultant
Sheree comes from a family who has spent a lifetime in the real estate business, so you could say that “real estate is in her blood.” Sheree previously served as a licensed real estate agent and professional staging for the James Real Estate Group for many years. With Sheree’s ability to speak multiple languages, her keen eye for design, her strong work ethic and her passion for helping others, Sheree brings a wealth of resources to JREG Construction and Development. After graduating from the Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in Spanish and Secondary Education, Sheree was a High School Spanish teacher for several years. After leaving education to start a family, Sheree is also hard at work raising her two children (Malakai & Maliyah).
Makena Schoene, Social Media Specialist
One could say that “real estate” has been in her blood since birth. Spending most of her childhood helping her family manage their personal real estate and investment properties, Makena’s passion for real estate was nurtured and developed. She recently joined the James Real Estate Group team as a social media specialist and content creator as a way to blend her passion for real estate with her expertise in marketing. Makena completed a successful 4 year career on the Drake Volleyball team and recently spent the last eight months playing professional volleyball in the Czech Republic. Makena is a recent graduate of Drake University with dual degrees in Business Marketing and English Literature.