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Mendell Gosnell
Principal Broker
Oregon Licensed Principal Broker
Mendell Gosnell is the Founder/Owner of Centurion Real Estate Services and  Centurion Real Estate Management, LLC (a local property management company serving the Willamette Valley Area in Oregon). He is a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation. The CPM® designation is awarded to real estate managers who have met the Institute’s stringent requirements in the areas of professional education, examination, and experience and has been cited in independent studies as the most important designation to consider in the hiring process. CPM® Members must also abide by a rigorous IREM® Code of Professional Ethics that is strictly enforced by the Institute. This is just another part of an ongoing commitment to excellence in the field of property management and in keeping with our core values to offer the best service by the highest trained individuals. He is an active investor in real estate and is a member of the North West Real Estate Investors Association (NWREIA), is involved with the local Chamber of Commerce and is an Oregon State University Graduate. Along with his interest in Real Estate, he enjoys helping others succeed with their real estate investment goals. I grew up in Albany and grew up loving the outdoors. I have called Salem my home since 2006 and am blessed to be married to a loving wife and to have 6 of the most amazing kids.
Bryson Lewis
Principal Broker
Bryson is your local real estate expert! Having grown up and worked in Corvallis and the Willamette Valley his whole life, his depth of knowledge and experience of the area offer a critical understanding of the local market. In addition, Bryson is a person of integrity who lives passionately in every area of his life, especially when it comes to real estate. He is always striving to give his clients the best experience possible and his commitment, hard work and drive for creative solutions make him a real estate agent of choice. Outside of work, the bedrock to Bryson's life is his family and faith. He is a true family man with a strong devotion to his wife and five amazing children. Consequently, his home life is vibrant, busy and a source of great joy! Another passion is his love for music! He regularly performs on guitar and drums, and in his spare time, is a drum instructor in the community. For recreational activity, Bryson has a strong pull to athletics. Whether it's soccer, basketball or pickleball, he loves to engage in team sports.
Jesse Barnes
Broker / Operations Manager for Centurion Real Estate Management, LLC
Licenced Broker in Oregon
A successful business professional has the ability to develop and cultivate long-term relationships. As the Operations Manager for Centurion Real Estate Management, LLC and a Business degree from Oregon State University, my experience in real estate is not only well documented but a passion of mine. I grew up in the Willamette Valley and know the area well. In my spare time, I play guitar, piano and go to local sporting events. In April 2015, I married my wife Alli and together we live in Salem with our two beautiful children. Are you a first-time buyer/seller? Are you looking to get into real estate investing? Are you a seasoned investor looking to add to your portfolio or 10-31 into a different investment? I promise to be there every step of the way and lead with the best interest of my clients in mind. I would love to hear your real estate goals, so reach out today and put my experience, responsiveness, and honesty to work for you.
Candace Craven
Principal Broker
Candace Craven Originally from a small farming community in the mid-valley about 40 minutes away from Salem. Attended the University of Idaho where she was recruited to participate in Track & Field as a Javelin thrower. She received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Human Resources. Candace was hired by Centurion a year out of college, in the fall of 2010; she was originally hired as a part-time employee and is currently working as the Finance Manager for Centurion. In 2015 Candace became a licensed real estate broker and has been helping people buy and sell homes ever since. In 2018 she became a licensed Principal Broker in Oregon. In the summer of 2016, she and her husband had their first child together, a baby boy. They are expecting their second son in July of 2020.
Lorena Torres
Licensed Broker
English
She is a mother of 3 teenage girls. She enjoys spending time with family, going camping and playing soccer. She has been in the real estate/real estate management industry since 2001 and has been with Centurion Real Estate Management, LLC since inception. Of her many strengths and experience, she is also bilingual and looks forward to being able to help the Hispanic community with their housing/investing goals. She is very familiar with the rental market and as well as landlord-tenant laws which is an added benefit to her clients.
Amber Shugart
Licensed Broker
English
Amber has been in the Real Estate Industry in some capacity since 2001. Originally licensed in Austin, Texas with a focus on leasing residential and commercial properties.  She owned a company that catered to the students of The University of Texas while attending herself for a Philosophy degree. She made the move to Oregon in 2010 and started working for Centurion,  finished her degree at PSU, and has since become a Broker in Oregon. She is excited to service clients in and around the Willamette Valley.