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Nick Glant Partner, Founder

For nearly 20 years, Nick has obsessed over raising the bar in the residential real estate industry and investing his time and energy into the best client experience. Every person deserves honesty, and, with Nick, that is exactly what you get. Nick Founded and led NWG Real Estate in Seattle from 2007 until 2018.  NWG's mission was to "set a new standard in the residential real estate industry".  With a strong commitment to selective growth and high integrity partners, Nick established a brokerage based on true colla...

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Shawn Filer Partner, Founder

Shawn Filer co-Founded Real Residential in late 2022 after 5 years as a Founding Broker at Compass Washington where he was one of four partners with the 4th highest ranked team in the Nation. Prior to Compass, Shawn was co-owner of NWG Real Estate, an independent boutique brokerage that he and his colleagues sold to Compass, becoming their initial launch partner in Washington State and one of the first on the West Coast. As a prominent figure in luxury real estate, Shawn is known for his private client database and hi...

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Brad Cahill Partner, Founder

Brad’s passion and drive to serve his clients and foster a culture of collaboration have been a core foundational pillar of his success. With over 22 years of experience, Brad was a co-founder of NWG Real Estate in 2007 and the #1 producer for 11 consecutive years (2007-2017). While with NWG, Brad pioneered their “Client Care” program, which is focused on delivering unparalleled service to clients well after the transaction had closed. In 2017, NWG was chosen by Compass Real Estate as their primary launch partne...

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Galya Kirstine Partner, Founder

Galya Kirstine began her real estate career in 2000 and quickly established herself as a leader in the Eastside real estate market. She joined the NWG team in 2014 and continued her focus in Eastside sales, leadership, and Director of Eastside Luxury. In 2018 they were selected as the launch partner for Compass’ expansion into the Seattle market. In 2022, Galya helped establish Real Residential as Partner and Founder. Galya’s move into a co-founding role with Real Residential is the culmination of a successf...

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Albert Clark Partner, Founder

With over 20 years of real estate experience, Albert has built his reputation and business rooted in exceptional service, high integrity, and satisfaction throughout the entire real estate process. His commitment is a dedication to his clients, with the ultimate goal to make the process a timely, well-organized, and smooth experience. In doing so, Albert’s belief is to take great care of the client, first and foremost, through trust and service. Born and raised in Seattle, Albert ventured off to Atlanta, GA fo...

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Jason Foss Partner, Founder

With over 15 years of experience and $600M+ in sales in the Seattle and Eastside markets, Jason Foss is a recognized expert in urban properties. Jason started his business career working for several years in Japan and Russia for the trading arm of Nippon Steel Corporation. He then moved back to the US to complete his MBA at the University of Southern California, where he was recruited by Nestle as a marketing manager to work on its well-known candy businesses in the Los Angeles area. Taking an opportunity to return to...

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Steve Curran Partner, Founder

Steve’s hard work and dedication to baseball earned him an athletic scholarship to Washington State University, where he ended his career on the WSU career Top 10 list for home runs and runs batted in. Steve carried his determination and teamwork-based approach from the baseball diamond into the real estate industry. He attributes his personal success as a broker to an unwavering commitment to his client’s best interests and making their real estate goals his utmost desire, regardless of price point or neighborhood...

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Aimee Zhang Founding Member, Broker

Aimee is a Managing Broker and Licensed Realtor and has been in real estate just short of 7 years She is a long-time resident of North Snohomish County and has been very successful in navigating the market for Buyers and Sellers in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties. With additional experience in working with Builders, land, and investors, Aimee’s experience is varied and broad. She is a seasoned landlord and Airbnb Superhost, lending first-hand insight to many Clients who wish to establish a similar real estate po...

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Ashley Santo Domingo Founding Member, Broker

Ash grew up in restaurants, watching her father work his way through kitchens in Seattle. While she hasn’t put on a Hedley & Bennett professionally in a few years now, cooking will always be in her blood. She found comfort in a cutthroat industry--beating out other, more experienced, cooks to become sous at 17. By 21, she was nominated for a James Beard Award. Ashley even competed on season nine of Bravo’s Top Chef in 2010. She went on to reach exec chef at a number of esteemed kitchens and catering companies ...

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Bear Hansen Executive Client Manager

Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, Bear loves the amazing setting that Washington offers. He's also a huge fan of all the local sports teams. Bear graduated from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in Seattle with his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. After graduating he wanted to take a job that was client focused and where he could make a noticeable impact.  Bear has enjoyed working in the real estate industry as it allows him to use his talents as a communicator and marketer. His atten...

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Brett Faulds Founding Member, Broker

Brett likes to think of himself as a personal real estate coach, rather than a broker. With over twelve years of real estate experience, Brett empowers his clients in their decision making process through a calm and grounded approach. It's a recipe for "success without the stress" as he likes to say--and his clients agree! Growing up in a real estate family, Brett had the advantage of being exposed to a wealth of real estate knowledge from a young age. This experience gave him a firm understanding of what it tak...

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Brittany Robinett Founding Member, Broker

A lifelong resident of the greater Seattle area, Brittany offers her clients 15 years of real estate expertise. Upon graduating from the University of Washington, she followed her passion and began working for the highly respected boutique firm, NWG Real Estate. There she gained invaluable experience and knowledge, navigating to her success. Brittany has seen multiple market shifts in the Seattle real estate industry and prides herself on growing and adapting to these changing environments. This is something she loves...

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