JULIE M. COLLISON
Designated Managing Broker and Owner of Collison Realty LLC. – Master Certified Negotiation Expert; Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource; Graduate, Realtor Institute; GREEN Tacoma-Pierce County Association of REALTOR® Parkland/Spanaway Director since 2010, 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year-Tacoma-Pierce County Women’s Council of Realtors.
Julie was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. She attended Green River Community College and began her career in the title insurance industry. Previously Since that time, she worked for over 20 years as a Loan Officer and Loan Processor at lending institutions such as Heritage Bank, Tacoma Savings and Loan, Security Pacific Mortgage, Key Mortgage Services and ARC’s Mortgage.
Julie obtained her real estate license in April of 1990. She and her husband, Pat, purchased Collison Realty in April of 1990, from Pat’s father Dayle. Pat was the designated broker and ran the company until his unfortunate death in 2005. Since that time, Julie has taken many education courses and she became the Designated Managing Broker of the firm. She has been helping make people’s dreams of homeownership come true ever since!
She continues to improve her education, striving to learn as much as possible about the real estate industry with a focus on Law and Legal issues in Real Estate.
Giving back to the community is important to Julie and she has held many volunteer positions in her children’s cooperative preschools, PTA organizations, Girl Scouts, Central Pierce Relay for Life, Parkland-Spanaway Rotary Club, Garfield Street Business Association, Tacoma-Pierce County Association of Realtors (TPCAR), and Women’s Council of Realtors. She was president of the Lincoln High School Alumni Association for three years and helped plan it’s 100th birthday celebrations in Tacoma.
Julie has won numerous awards including the TPCAR Honor Society Award for the past 15 years. She was awarded the 2012 Rich Palladino Shooting Star Award from Franklin Pierce Youth First and in 2010 was selected as Entrepreneur of the Year by the Tacoma-Pierce County Women’s Council of Realtors. She is proud to be one of the founders of DiscoverParkland.com.
Roy Gadley has been a licensed real estate agent in Washington since 2000. He previously owned and managed The Excel Company, a property management company in Spanaway, before selling it and coming to work at Collison Realty.
Roy is currently a Managing Broker at Collison Realty, LLC in Parkland, Washington and is also the President & Administrator for Cascade Real Estate School, Inc. He’s the former President for “The Excel Company, Real Estate Services, Inc.” and “HomePros Team”. A full-service Real Estate Brokerage in Spanaway, Washington. He’s also a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers® (NARPM) and local Pierce County Chapter since July 2001. He served five years as a Board Director for the Tacoma-Pierce County Association of Realtors® (TPCAR).
Jesse Broadwell has been in the real estate business since 2002. He was previously licensed with The Excel Company in Spanaway, Washington. In addition to being a real estate broker, Jesse is a licensed and bonded contractor and builds new homes in the Pierce and Thurston county areas. Jesse has completed transactions in several areas including North Yelm, Roy, McKenna, Yelm, Spanaway and Rainier. If you are looking to have a new house built, give Jesse a call.
Although she is not a broker, Lexi is a recent addition to our staff. She helps out around the office and has designed our new and improved website. Lexi is currently attending Pacific Lutheran University for a Bachelors of Art in Communications and aspires to own her own business someday.