Our Team of Real Estate Agents


Fred Doner - real estate agentFirst licensed in 1982. Fred is a graduate of the University of Washington, where he took Real Estate courses including Real Estate Law, Finance, Brokerage management, Advertising, and Real Estate Fundamentals. Fred is also a State Approved Instructor in these fields. Fred formed the Doner Group in the early 90s.

Representing Buyers and Sellers in the greater Puget Sound region with a no nonsense attitude. Top negotiator and member of the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. 35+ years in Real Estate. Also, extensive management experience in small businesses, including Real Estate, ten years as owner operator regional ice center and other small businesses. Fred will gain you top dollar with minimal risk for Sellers and help Buyers navigate this complex market to assure success in securing your dream home.

Jamie Grady - Real Estate AgentJamie is a lifelong Washington resident whose personal interests include camping, fishing, exercising, skiing and snowboarding. His passion for real estate has culminated in his decision to join The Doner Group.  Jamie states, “His decision to join The Donor Group is based on its small-town value’s and its big firm service”. Jamie loves connecting with people on a personal level and enjoys learning from their experiences. He combines a relaxed yet focused personality, with an unwavering commitment to serve the needs of his clients.

Jamie’s professional accomplishments include, State of Washington Real Estate Brokers License, 8 years’ service with the United States Army Reserve as a Combat Engineer. He’s a Certified Journeymen Painter Decorator with the state of Washington. Jamie has spent 21 years at the University of Washington in this capacity. He has spent years volunteering his time and leadership skills as the Maintenance Committee Chair with his local church, as an Executive Board member and Recording Secretary for WFSE Local 1488. Jamie’s experience as a negotiation team member representing labor at the University, and successfully negotiating 3 multiyear contracts with Labor Relations at the University of Washington, lends itself well to serving buyers and sellers as a broker.


Leslie is a Broker who represents buyers and sellers with compassion, loyalty, and respect. She uses Best Business Practices to protect the interests and goals of her clients and views every transaction as an important personal relationship. 

Leslie has extensive successful experience in project planning, feasibility, budgeting, and turn-key in residential, commercial, and industrial projects and properties. 

Her successes include designing lighting systems on a tight budgeted Space Needle – truly facing her fear of heights; pre-sales of multi-million dollar speculation units in the high rise “Pill Hill” during the rough 1990’s – negotiating on behalf of the contractor and an out of state buyer; and completing turn-key projects on time and under budget under intensified scrutiny of lenders during the crash of 2008. 

Leslie holds degrees in engineering and architecture from University of Alaska, Fairbanks and is a LEED AP. She is known internationally for her knitting designs.

Contact Leslie either by phone: (206) 465-6699 or email: intouch247karma@gmail.com

Val Renata - Real Estate agentValmari has invested in Real Estate since 1989. Having been a General Contractor and Property Manager for decades, she will go the extra mile to get the job done. She has owned and managed many Properties of Snohomish, King and Island Counties in the State of Washington and also Kona, Hawaii.

In her spare time Valmari actively volunteers throughout the year for the Homeless. As an activist for people in many aspects of her life, she is committed to making your Real Estate experience an enjoyable and rewarding venture for your future.

Her knowledge of the Pacific NW, hard work and commitment are advantages to helping find the home of your dreams.

Contact Valmari at:
Cell 206-349-3333 or email valmaribiz@gmail.com

Native to the Pacific Northwest, Yvonne has been a real estate investor since 1990 and has an exceptional understanding of the local real estate market.

Working for one of the largest food & drug companies in the United States for over 30 years, she is known for her superior customer service, her ability to multi-task as well as her attention to detail.

Yvonne actively volunteers throughout the year fund raising for Northwest Harvest, and serves as a committee member for her homeowners association.

In her spare time, Yvonne enjoys camping, swimming, traveling, and seeking adventures in the outdoors.

Honesty and integrity, along with determination and dedication, are the fundamental elements that set Yvonne apart from other real estate brokers. She puts her heart and soul into everything she does and will make your goals her own!

You can call or text Yvonne at 425-238-4396, or email her at nwyvonne@yahoo.com


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