Pam Lester

Pam Lester, Principal Broker, Century 21 Gold Country, Redmond, OR 97756In 1980 I married my sweetheart, Meryl in Anchorage, Alaska. Our 3 sons, Travis, Justin, and Jarred were born in Anchorage. After 18 years in Alaska we all packed up and relocated to Kauai, Hawaii. Three years later we moved to Central Oregon. I received my Oregon Realtor’s Real Estate License in mid 1993 and proudly displayed my license with Century 21 Gold Country Realty. In 2003 I updated my real estate license to a Broker and in January of 2004, I updated my status to Principal Real Estate Broker.

The Team

Diane Gulley, Broker joined me in 1996 as a transaction coordinator. Prior to that Diane had been in the escrow business for over 20+ years. Diane continues to be our Team Transaction Manager and also serves as our Team Coordinator.
Ray Lengele, Broker joined The Team in 1999 as a Buyer Specialist bringing along strong sales and customer service skills he learned while managing Montgomery Wards for 30 years.
Dennis Senko, Broker joined our Team in 2002 to serve in the capacity as a Buyer Specialist and Subdivision Sales Liaison. Dennis also brought with him strong customer service and sales skills. Dennis is a volunteer EMT for Crooked River Ranch Fire Department.

Summary of Accomplishments

  • 2012: I added 61 closings to our sales figures bringing the Pam Lester Team to a total of 2,349 sales. We continue to be a leader in real estate sales. the #1 Selling Team in Redmond, Oregon from January 2000 through December 2012.
  • 2011: Although we are still in a challenging market, The Pam Lester Team remains the #1 Selling Team in Redmond, Oregon from January 2000 through December 2011. We look forward to a 2012 recovery!
  • 2010: Statistics show The Pam Lester Team has continuously been the #1 Redmond Realtor/Team using collective listing and sales figures from 2000 through 2010. Also Century 21 Gold Country Realty has been the #1 Redmond listing and sales office during the same time, using the same criteria.
  • 2009: Statistics show The Pam Lester Team has continuously been the #1 Redmond Realtor/Team using collective listing and sales figures from 2000 through 2009. Also Century 21 Gold Country Realty has been the #1 Redmond listing and sales office during the same time, using the same criteria.
  • 2008: *#1 Redmond Realtor and Team, Received the coveted Master’s Diamond Award for the top Century 21 Team in Oregon.
  • 2007: *#1 Redmond Realtor and Team, **#1Team in the Northwest for Century 21
    sales volume and units sold and ***Ranked the #17 Team in the Nation for Century 21 units sold.
  • 2006: Another great year with 207 properties sold and more than 56 million in sales.
    Once again earning us *Redmond’s #1 Selling Realtor and Team.
  • 2005: My team and I sold 276 properties and closed over 54 million in sales. We were again the *#1 Selling Redmond Realtors.
  • 2004: Our Team sold 227 properties and closed over 40 million dollars in Real Estate. We are the *#1 Selling Redmond Realtors. We are also the **#1 Selling Century 21 Team in the Northwest
  • 2003: *#1 Selling Realtor and Team in Redmond, selling over 30 million dollars in real estate with 206 sales.
  • 2002: I sold over 20 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 2001: I sold over 20 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 2000: I sold $14 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1999: I sold $18 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1998: I sold $12 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1997: I sold $7 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1996: I sold $5 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1995: I sold $4 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1994: I sold $3 million dollars in real estate in the Redmond area.
  • 1993: I made the million dollar club my first year in real estate listing and selling properties in the Redmond area.

* Claims of Redmond’s # 1 Selling Realtor and Team are based on MLS Redmond sales volume statistics from January 1st through December 31st of that year. Sold counts include both listing and selling counts.
** Claim of #1 Selling Century 21 Team in the Northwest is based on sides and gross closed commission in Alaska, Idaho, Washington & Oregon
***Claim of Ranked the #17 Team in the Country is based on sides and gross closed commission in Alaska, Idaho, Washington & Oregon.

Awards

  • 2012: Top Redmond Realtor Team from Jan 2000 through Dec 2012.
  • 2011: Top Redmond Realtor Team from Jan 2000 through Dec 2011.
  • 2010: We again received the coveted Master’s Diamond Award for the Oregon Top Sales Team.
  • 2009: We again received the coveted Master’s Diamond Award for the Oregon Top Sales Team.
  • 2008: We received the coveted Master’s Diamond Award for Top Sales Team Performance in Oregon.
  • 2007: We received the Double Centurion Award for closing more than 150 transactions and the #1 Century 21 Team Award for the highest production and unit sales in the Northwest.
  • 2006: We once again received Century 21’s highest Grand Centurion Award for selling 207
    properties with over 56 million in sales.
  • 2005: My Team and I sold 276 properties totaling over 54 million in sales. We again received the highest Grand Centurion Award given for sales.
  • 2004: My Team and I sold and closed 227 properties totaling over 40 million dollars in sales. We received the Grand Centurion award for outstanding sales. We also received the #1 sales team honors in the Northwest region for sides and gross closed commission.
  • 2003: My team and I sold and closed 206 properties totaling over 30 million dollars in sales. I was the #1 residential Selling Realtor in Redmond. I also had the distinct honor of having the #1 Selling, Century 21 Real Estate Team in the Northwest region (Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho). We also received the Quality Service award.
  • 2002: My team and I sold and closed 135 properties totaling over 20 million in sales. We again received the Double Centurion Award. We again were the top Century 21 Listing and Selling Realtor Team in the Northwest region for the most transactions closed and the highest gross closed commission.
  • 2001: My team and I sold and closed 148 transactions totaling 20 million in sales.
  • 2000: I again received the highly coveted Centurion Award for selling and closing on 127 property units. I was also inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame Club. To receive this award, a realtor must have received the Centurion Award for 5 years out of 7 years. I also received the International Quality Service Producer Award for giving superior Customer Service. In addition, I received the #1 Award for the top Real Estate Team in the Northwest, (Washington, Idaho, Alaska and Oregon) for top units/ properties sold and top gross closed commissions earned.
  • 1999: I received the highly coveted Double Centurion Award for generating a minimum of $300,000 in gross closed commissions and selling and closing 168 properties. I also earned the International Quality Service Producer Award for giving superior customer service. My customers actually nominated me for that award. I also received the #1 Award for the top Real Estate Team in Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Washington for team sales in gross closed commissions and closed property units.
  • 1998: I received for the third time the Centurion Award for selling and closing 141 properties in that year. I was also awarded the Diamond Level Masters Award. This Diamond Level Masters is awarded to agents who achieve the Centurion Award for three out of 5 years.
  • 1997: I was awarded for the second time the highly coveted Centurion Award for selling and closing 95 property units.
  • 1996: I received the Emerald Level Master Award by meeting minimum gross closed commissions and closing 72 property units. Additionally, I received the prestigious Centurion Award. This award is bestowed upon only 1% of all Century 21 Realtors by generating a minimum of $150,000 gross closed commissions and or a minimum of 60 sales units (properties).
  • 1995: I received the Ruby Level Masters Award by meeting minimum gross closed commissions and closing 53 property units.
  • 1994: I received the Masters Level Award by meeting minimum gross closed commissions and sales unit requirements. I closed on 47 property units.
  • 1993: I was licensed half way through the year. I closed 20 property units.

Professional Affiliations

  • In 2010 I earned the RES.NET Certification
  • In 2009 I successfully completed my CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Educator) certification. I am also a member of the Central Oregon Association of Realtors grievance committee.
  • In 2008 I joined the Women’s Council of Realtors and was installed as a Bi-Laws board member which I continue to hold to date.
  • In 2004 I upgraded my Real Estate License to a Principal Broker.
  • In 2003 I updated my Realtors License to Broker status.
  • I earned the CRS (certified residential specialist) designation by having completed advanced courses and demonstrating professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. The CRS council is the largest non-profit affiliation of the National Association of Realtors.
  • I earned the GRI (graduate of the Realtor Institute) designation by completing three week long courses and passing an exam at the end of each session. Cirriculum includes real estate finance, law, the realtor code of ethics, taxation, and communication skills.
  • I earned my CSP (Certified new home sales professional) designation by completing courses and passing an exam.
  • I am a member of the Central Oregon Board of Realtors.
  • I am a member of the State of Oregon Board of Realtors.
  • I am a member of the Redmond Board of Realtors.
  • I am a member of the Masters Hall of Fame, Diamond Masters, Centurion and Double Centurion Club.

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Pam Lester, Real Estate Principal Broker, CSP, GRI, CRS, Century 21 Gold Country Realty, Redmond, OR 97756