Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate | Engel & Völkers
Founder, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Engel & Völkers
Real Estate Advisor, Partner
For over 25 years, Alison Elder’s highly-prized and inimitable business model has led to a level of accomplishments for her clients that only few can claim. Leveraging her deep expertise of the Truckee/Tahoe region and fusing her time, talent, and treasure into her profession and community, Alison has accomplished unprecedented sales that are a direct reflection of her relentless dedication to her clients and the region in which she lives.
Alison takes great pleasure and pride in sharing her in-depth market knowledge with her areas of expertise and personal and consultative approach to real estate. As a top producing agent, she attributes her success to being kind, generous, and consistently striving to exceed her clients’ expectations – and loving real estate! Read More
Managing Partner, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Engel & Völkers
Pacific Bay Lending, Inc., Mortgage Consultant
Being actively involved as a trusted mortgage advisor for over 15 years, Desmond Elder understands that aligning the optimum mortgage plan for the purchase or refinancing of a home is critical to his clients’ financial success. With this focus always at the forefront of his mind, Desmond accesses proprietary analytical tools and a vast lending network to ensure that the load scenario that he presents to his clients meets their financial parameters, is obtainable, and cost-effective.
His expertise is diverse; his style – dynamic. He’s a problem solver who understands that investing in a home is one of the largest decisions and purchases his clients will make during their lifetime.
Licensed in California and with access to over 75 lenders, his core business is servicing primary and vacation home clients throughout the West. His expertise spans the residential lending spectrum within which he offers only the most appropriate financial solutions for a home purchase, refinancing, consolidation, or home improvements.
He’s as focused on his clients as he is his family life; both of which he treasures and balances well. “Giving back” and participating in local community philanthropies continues to be the core of his family lifestyle. Desmond is also an avid outdoor sports enthusiast who appreciates all the adventures that come with living a full life in Truckee, California – a community in which he is proud to work – and play.
A champion in negotiation, strategic marketing, and specialist in the luxury market, Ricki Manahan is a veteran in the business who has achieved some of the industry’s most prestigious awards, and with good reason. She has an unmatched desire for success that is fueled by her persistence to please her clients in her own confident and compassionate way. “I am a quick study. Once I understand what my clients’ goals and key attributes are for their vacation or primary home, I will do everything in my power to find properties on or off the market until I find the perfect solution.” This quest to achieve extraordinary results started early in her career which included the establishment of several new companies of her own while she raised five successful children. Her accomplishments excelled from there where Ricki applied her creativity, cutting-edge technology, and innovative business development skills for private and public corporations and her own real estate business. Today she continues to share her expertise in the Truckee-Tahoe region and apply her analytical and organizations skills to conceptualize and implement the most effective plan of action for her national and international client base. Personable and a consummate professional, Ricki can be contacted through Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers Truckee Donner, CA office.
With an expansive and impressive career, Kim Tarbell continues to exceed her clients’ expectations, and she enjoys every moment as a business professional and Truckee local. “My number one priority is to help my clients achieve their dreams of owning a home in the Truckee-Tahoe region.” As a former owner of a property management company, a licensed loan officer, project manager, and a real estate investor, Kim brings a wealth of talent to her clients throughout the West. She is also a licensed loan officer in CA and NV and holds her CA broker’s license. Within each chapter in her broad career, Kim carefully evaluated each challenge at hand and resolved each quest with a selfless and sensitive approach. Blending this wisdom with her compassionate touch, Kim has a profound ability to assure the purchase of a vacation or primary home in Truckee-Tahoe is seamless and enjoyable. Her extraordinary charge for life goes far beyond her professional field. Kim takes great pleasure in family time which overflows with adventure throughout the High Sierra which she is proud to call ‘home.’ With a deep appreciation of the recreation lifestyle and culture in our various mountain communities, Kim is well prepared to provide deep expertise and insight into real estate opportunities for full time or vacation living for her clients through Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate.
Bill Hudson has an incredible knowledge of Tahoe Truckee properties that can only be gained through lifetime residency. Pair that insight with his extensive dedication to his community as a leader with local non-profit organizations and a trailblazer in the resort industry and you have one accomplished individual who can provide a truly unique perspective for his clients throughout the West. A former Olympic Ski Team member, Bill knows all about dedication and what it takes to succeed. Most recently, he applied his aptitude to develop one of the world’s finest college preparatory schools and sports organizations as the Executive Director of the Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy, among other management experience in the ski business. Focused, friendly and always forthright, Bill looks forward to achieving his clients’ own personal goals through Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers in Truckee, California.
Realtor®, Contract and Escrow Transaction Manager
Sharp, sensitive, and solely focused on her clients’ success, Ronda Moll looks forward to every opportunity to help others enjoy all the benefits that come with living and working in the Truckee / Lake Tahoe region. As a long-time local, and Realtor for over 20 years, Ronda has enjoyed a successful career in the real estate business; and with good reason. Ronda has a relentless drive to achieve only the finest results for her clients throughout the West. She pairs that passion with a client-centric business style wrapped with a calm, confident, and caring nature. Throughout each transaction, Ronda and her professional team have developed a concierge level of service that is well respected throughout the industry and her community. As such, Ronda continues to represent some of the finest properties in the region. “There’s a level of investment that demands one to be highly analytical, extremely focused, and forever forthright. My clients can expect nothing less.” No matter what the challenge at hand, Ronda champions every opportunity to push the limits and learn along the way on everyone’s best behalf.
Marketing & Client Services Professional
While in pursuit of a Business Marketing Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, Morgan Ellis is sharing his resourceful skills in digital and social marketing, and communications, as the Marketing and Client Services Professional at Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate. Prior to this position, Morgan jump-started his career path with positions in the hospitality and property management industries throughout the Truckee/Lake Tahoe region. All combined, Morgan brings a youthful and well-balanced background to the real estate business. Balancing his education with hands-on experience not only benefits his forthcoming career yet is a welcomed edition to a dynamic team that appreciates his adventurous and creative spirit. When time allows, he refines his skills in videography and photography; both of which are additional assets that enhance the firms’ multi-dimensional marketing programs and will be exceptional accomplishments to add to his resume upon graduation.
Client Services Associate
Casey Higgin’s profound ability to balance her responsibilities while offering only the finest client services are just the beginning of the personal approach she takes to her profession. From monitoring real estate listings, managing office communications, and concentrating on client relations, Casey handles each task with a warm and welcoming approach. As one who has worked in the legal and retail fields, Casey has day-to-day experience in handling any challenge that may come her way. This expertise and personal quest to exceed expectations reinforce her ability to offer concierge-level service to the firms’ extensive client base. As a Nevada native and graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, Casey also extends a home-town touch to the clients she serves from around the world. Diligent and a delight to have by your side, Casey looks forward to assisting buyers and sellers alike as the Client Services Associate with Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate.
Javier Gonzalez Martinez
With a strong IT background, a deep appreciation of the power of research, and good interpersonal skills, Javier Gonzales Martinez is a perfect match for one who is responsible for administering the customer relationship management (CRM) systems at Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers. Pairing his in-depth knowledge of the Salesforce platform with his experience in data analysis and business processes, Javier keeps a keen eye on the critical information that one must have to achieve success in the real estate business. From verifying and reconciling system data to educating the team about how that information can be an asset to their clients, Javier plays in integral part throughout the company’s entire operation. Be it business or pleasure, Javier has a passion for improving the lives around him, as well as his own. He enjoys traveling, fine literature and is as an avid outdoor enthusiast.