Our Agents

Our Agents
Mark Stahly
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 459-8255
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

I’m Mark Stahly, a Broker and Owner of Big Sky Brokers Real Estate. I am committed to providing service of the highest integrity and professionalism to Buyers and Sellers of residential, farm and ranch, and commercial real estate. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a seasoned investor, I understand how important your real estate investment is to you. I will treat it that way when you decide to use me as your Realtor.


• Licensed and active since 1995
• Owner, Big Sky Brokers Real Estate
• Board of Governors, MT Regional MLS
• Forms Committee, MT Association of Realtors
• Grievance Committee Chair, Helena Assoc. of Realtors
• Realtor of the Year (2004) Helena Assoc. of Realtors
• Past President (2004) Helena Association of Realtors
• Past President (2003) Helena Multiple Listing Service
• Former practicing attorney (1989-1997)
• Big Brothers Big Sisters Gold Sponsor
• Outdoor Enthusiast
• Life-long Helena Resident


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Maureen Oelkers
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-3768
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

“MO KNOWS HELENA!”

Born, raised, and educated in Helena, MT. I attended elementary, middle and high school through the 60’s and 70’s and graduated from Carroll College in 1980 with a B.A. in Education. I taught in the Helena School System in the 80’s and raised 3 children in Helena, as well. I began my real estate career in 1991 and found that my passion is to sell others on Helena. Helena is a beautiful place to live and a wonderful city to raise a family. My knowledge of the surrounding area comes from my “experiences.” Selling Helena is easy, listing your home is most important and finding the perfect property for you is #1 on my list.


“Because experience matters” you matter to me. I would love to make your experience as pleasant and rewarding as possible. Please feel free to call or e-mail “Mo Knows Helena” at 439-3768 or [email protected]


Graduated Helena High School 1974
Graduated Carroll College 1980
Licensed Realtor 1991
Licensed Broker 1997
Helena Board of Realtors Director 1992-94
Helena Board of Realtors President 1995
Helena Board of Realtors MLS President 2006
Helena Board of Realtors State Director 1995-98
Helena Board of Realtors Realtor of the Year 1996
Helena Board of Realtors Salesperson of the Year 1997
Broker/Owner of Big Sky Brokers Real Estate 2000-Present
Gold Sponsor of Big Brothers Big Sisters 2003-Present
Director on St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation Board 2003-06
Carroll College Impact Drive Team Leader 1995-Present
“MO KNOWS HELENA” AND MO WANTS TO KNOW YOU!

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Susan Hughes
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-1300
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Hello! And Welcome!!!


I’m Susan Hughes, one of the Brokers and Owners of Big Sky Brokers.


Our web-site will include all of the listings in our multi-list here in Helena. I hope it will be a wonderful tool for you to use whether buying or selling real estate in the Helena area.

A little about me…I was born and raised in Montana. I have approximately two years of Graphic Design and Architecture from MSU in Bozeman. I worked for the Montana Historical Society and the Montana Highway Department as a draft person before my career in real estate. I have been in real estate since 1986 and I love it!


* Broker/Owner of Big Sky Brokers
* 26 Years of Real Estate Experience
* State Director for Montana Assn. of Realtors
* Helena Sales person of the Year 1996
* Helena Realtor of the Year 1997
* Helena Board President 1996
* Helena Board Local Director
* Governmental Affairs Chairman
* Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider
* Big Brothers and Sisters Gold Sponsor
* Residential, Investment and Commercial Real Estate

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Teresa Lightbody
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-7039
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Hi, thank-you for viewing the Big Sky Brokers website. I’m Teresa Lightbody, a Broker and Owner of Big Sky Brokers Real Estate.


2018 marks my 38th year of selling real estate in Helena. I started when the average cost of a Helena home was $40,000 and interest rates soared to 16%. Our contracts were hand written and our listings were in a loose leaf binder. Technology has changed the way we do business. What hasn’t changed is that people still want their broker to provide the best service possible! They want to know that their broker is in touch with the market, informed of financing options and has the knowledge that will make their real estate transaction a smooth, pleasant experience.


My successful real estate career is attributed to one simple principal which is to give good service. My commitment of service to my customers has earned me the greatest compliment of all in that many of them pass my name on to their friends and family. I will make that commitment of service to you too should you choose me to be your REALTOR.


At Big Sky Brokers Real Estate we believe in our motto “…Because Experience Matters” we think you should too.


Owner of Big Sky Brokers, LLC since 2000
Full time REALTOR since 1980
Prior manager & trainer for a Coldwell Banker office for 18 years
Recognized as Salesperson of the Year by the Helena Association of REALTORS
Recognized as REALTOR of the Year by the Helena Association of REALTORS
Helena Board of REALTORS Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Current Montana Association of REALTORS State Forms Committee Chairperson


Past Director of the Montana Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS
Past President of the Helena Association of REALTORS
Past President of the Montana Certified Residential Specialists
Past President of  the Helena MLS
Professional Standards Hearing Panel Helena Association of REALTORS
Trained Mediator by the National Association  of REALTORS
Appointed to the Montana Board of Housing by Govenor Racicot 


Current Board Member for The Friendship Center


Corporate Sponsor Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Freda Wilkinson
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-5240
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Finding a real estate agent with whom you are comfortable is key to a pleasant real estate experience. An informed, reliable agent can be a valuable lifetime resource.


Freda was licensed in Real Estate in 2006 and her husband Ryan in 2012 after having spent many years working in the field of residential and commercial energy conservation. This experience enables us to bring a fresh, new perspective to the business of selling real estate. We have toured tens of thousands of homes across the state of Montana with an eye toward efficiency, giving us good perspective on structures of all vintages.


With strong skills in customer service, problem solving, budgeting, and a very comprehensive understanding of residential and commercial building components, we are well equipped to represent clients on both listing and buying sides of a transaction.


We encourage density, walkability, and the restoration of Helena’s lovely historic urban areas and established neighborhoods. Additionally, for those desiring a little more elbow room, we have extensive experience in the purchase and sale of rural real estate in all of the surrounding Lewis & Clark, Jefferson, and Broadwater counties, including residential, recreation properties, bare land, or farm/ranch. The nice thing about Helena is there are even some properties that satisfy both urban and rural cravings at the same time!


Over the past 15+ years, we have remodeled three homes including a comprehensive restoration/update of our 1892 Helena home. In 2012 we were surprised and honored to receive a Lewis and Clark County Historic Preservation Award; evidence that we truly recognize and can help you rationally evaluate the potential in every property!


On a personal note, we are down to earth Helenans who are deeply connected to the community. Freda loves to hike with her dog, Zoka, and grows a huge garden every summer. Ryan loves live music, football, and in his limited spare time is building a cabin in the Castle Mountains out of an old, repurposed grain bin. We are dedicated to supporting local business and caring for the planet. We attend countless local fundraisers and enjoy gathering with friends for dinner and drinks.


In January of 2009, we committed to making a donation with each closing to the Alternative Energy Resources Organization and their efforts to build sustainability and protect and strengthen Montana farms. Check them out at aeromt.org. We do the same for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena, http://www.bbbs-helena.org/.


We have been married for 17 years and have one child. Now more than ever, we understand that priorities change as life unfolds. Regardless of your motivation, when you decide that buying or selling real estate is your next priority, allow us the opportunity to provide exceptional service.


As your Realtors, we will bring a sincere dedication to your interests and an uncommon level of experience. We will listen carefully and help you make informed decisions. We will offer open and prompt communication, straight-forward negotiation, positive energy, a good sense of humor, and a comprehensive knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate in Helena.

Please feel comfortable contacting us any day of the week by phone, email or text.

We look forward to working with you.


Helena Association of Realtors: 2019 President Elect 2017 Realtor of the Year, 2016 Memorial Scholarship Award, Board of Directors, Education Committee, Grievance Committee, Professional Standards Committee

EcoBroker Certified, CNE (Certified Negotiations Expert), GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)

Montana Association of Realtors: Board of Directors, Professional Development Committee
National Association of Realtors: Housing Opportunities Committee
Member:, Lewis and Clark Historical Society, Holter Museum of Art, AERO (Alternative Energy Resources Organization), Prickly Pear Land Trust, Audubon Society

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Marcia Allen
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-3333
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Hi. I’m Marcia Allen.


I was born and raised in the Helena area and have lived in northern Jefferson County in Blue Sky Heights for 40 years. I have been selling real estate in the Helena area for over 38 years and previously owned my own real estate company for 17 years. My passion for real estate led me to the decision to sell my own company so that I could concentrate on doing what I do best, listing and selling property. I truly believe in Big Sky Brokers motto “Because Experience Matters.”


For all your real estate needs, select a professional with education, experience, performance, dedication, reputation, and integrity and someone who is honest, trusting, and caring. I want to be your REALTOR!


Licensed and active since 1980
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB), received 1991
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), received 1988
Graduate of REALTORS Institute, 1988
Salesperson of the Year,Helena Association of REALTORS 1983
REALTOR of the Year, Helena Association of REALTORS 1986, 1989
Past President Helena Association of REALTORS and Helena Multiple Listing Service
REALTOR Memorial Scholarship Award Recipient, 1996
YWCA Salute to Women Award, 1988
Helena Woman of Achievement Award, 1995, Helena Business & Professional Women
Appointed to State of Montana Board of Realty Regulation 1988- 1992 by Governor Schwinden; and from 1992- 1996 by Governor Stevens
Florence Crittenton Home Foundation Board, 2003 to Present
St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation Board, 2006 to Present
Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Committee
Gold Sponsor of Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Sarah Bauer
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 594-1919
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Hello!

I have been a full-time real estate professional since October, 2004. I give my full attention and commitment to every real estate transaction I have the privilege to be involved in. My experience includes residential, land, new construction, horse properties, patented mining claims and an occasional commercial transaction. I keep up-to-date on our local real estate market by regularly examining market statistics and touring new listings weekly on Realtor Tour.

I graduated from Montana State University with a Business (Marketing) Degree. I have a varied and interesting work background which is the result of being determined to live in my home state! If you choose to engage me as your Realtor you will find that I am detail-oriented, persistent, loyal, and capable. I operate with the highest commitment to integrity and clear communication. I have earned two designations including Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) and Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE).

When I am not working I can usually be found on a horse! I enjoy the challenge of riding and showing cutting horses. Not only does it take top-notch physical skills for both horse and rider, but requires bringing your emotions under control and a “John Wayne” attitude (not too much different than the mental skills required in a real estate transaction).

I am past President of the Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce, and I am current Vice President for the Treasure State Cutting Club. I also serve on the Show Committee and Board of Directors for the Treasure State Cutting Club. I am a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, National Cutting Horse Association and Montana Cutting Horse Association. I support the Helena Big Brothers Big Sisters with a donation from every closing.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you accomplish your real estate goals.
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Connie Humes
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-5340
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
As your REALTOR, my goal is to provide you with information and share my experience of the area and the market to assist you in making informed decisions. Communication is vital to any relationship and I am committed to providing more than you expect, with extraordinary service and professionalism.

My background is in design, art, construction, and business. I am familiar with all aspects of real estate; residential, investment, commercial, recreational, & land. Your real estate goals are the focus of my business.

In January 2009, I received certification as a Real Estate Divorce Specialist. This certification allows me to better assist and advise people who may be looking at divorce and how to protect their real estate investments.
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Heidi Hill
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-7399
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
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Anita Sherley
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 459-5250
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Thank you for landing here on our Big Sky Broker site and taking a look at our agents! I have been with this team of professionals since 2005 and have found all of them to be experts, a wealth of knowledge, hard workers and some of the kindest people I know!

Finding the right real estate professional to work for you is important. They guild you through what can be your most important transaction, with the highest risk. It can be stressful and tricky at times. The right realtor will communicate well and often, keep the stress for you at a minimum and navigate the waters of legal documents, negotiations, inspections and get you to the closing table joyfully!

A little about the Sherley’s:
Anita has been working full time in real estate since 2005. In 2015, Jay joined the Big Sky Brokers team with Anita. He has managed and owned businesses in town and also brings to the table an expertise in negotiation skills and a knowledge of land and ranch properties as well as recreational areas.

We have a passion for this city, its growth, people and all who value its beauty. We also value hard work, good communication, and people and their stories. Our experience in real estate is marked by not only our knowledge of the market and specifics of this industry but also how we deeply care about those we serve. Many of our past clients have said that what started as simply looking for a new home developed into finding friends for life. We value your time and individual needs along with attention to detail within every transaction.

We also value knowledge of the properties and areas in and around Helena; both of us work to stay on the cutting edge in knowing the market, as well as developments and the regulations for expansion and building in the county. Anita has been certified with GRI, ABR and taken several CRS class which simply means she is educated in every aspect of real estate and investments.

Outside of real estate, we have been married 30+ years, raised 3 children as well as many others who came to stay. We are immensely proud of our 7 grandkids that live nearby. In 2006, we founded a non-profit for young adults called Life Houses, Inc. Jay loves the out doors, hunting, fishing and telling stories of those adventures, while Anita has made the mountains her playground through biking or hiking. Mostly, we love having friends gather in the kitchen to have a glass of wine and share life.

We look forward to working for you!
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Jeri Matthews
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-2711
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Hello and thank you for visiting Big Sky Broker’s website. I have been blessed to be a part of this amazing real estate company for the past 9 years of my 12 years in real estate. I am starting my 13th year in Real Estate in 2018.

Buying or selling your home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make! It can be stressful times if you don’t have a knowledgeable, friendly, and professional realtor in your corner representing your needs.
I am a FULL TIME real estate broker and believe in communication and follow-up to get answers to your questions quickly! I am committed to taking the necessary time that you deserve to listen carefully to your requirements, in order to help you best achieve your buying and selling needs.

I am a Helena native, and a true hometown girl. I got my Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Fresno State University, in CA. After graduating, I couldn’t wait to move back to the Big Sky Country, & today I apply my passion for teaching to help people with real estate and specialize in residential listings and sales.
Give me a call, and I would love to make a difference in your next transaction, whether you’re a first time home buyer, or a veteran real estate investor. I can help educate you through each step of the process, so you make informed decisions without all the pressure!

GRI- Graduate Realtor Institute

Residential Specialist

Western Mt College graduate- played basketball on scholarship

Fresno State Univ.- Master’s Degree

Physical Education teacher, coached basketball & track

Managed Crossroads Fitness Club

Business Owner

Family Promise, Vice-chair of Board

Veteran’s Patriotic Annual BBQ, Board member

Active in Mount Helena Community Church

Have 4 sons & 2 grand sugars & family activities remain very important for myself & my husband

Pet lover & enjoy hiking and biking in our great outdoors & nearby mountains

Love gardening, flowers & veggies; and jewelry making
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Ron Thompson
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-3267
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
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Kevin Asay
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-6340
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I’m Kevin Asay. I am a Dad of four adult kids, Papa to 3.7 Grand-babies, I am a husband of 29 years to the increasingly beautiful Laurell, who is a passionate health and wellness educator with doTERRA essential oils – [email protected], essential oil Wellness Advocate

And I am a Broker with the hands down, best Real Estate Company anywhere. Because of these things, I am clearly a blessed man.

I’ve been in the area since the late 1960’s. Born and raised on large cattle ranches in Montana and Wyoming. I graduated from University of Montana, Billings in 1986 with a degree in Business Management and Marketing.

I worked my way through College in nearly every trade… Plumbing, carpentry, sheet metal, landscaping, roofing, etc. This experience helped me become uniquely qualified to assist my clients thru the home buying and selling process.
Licensed in 1993, I have enjoyed the Real Estate business in Montana.

I am a past member of the Board of Directors for Helena Association of Realtors and have a vision for our City that it prosper, grow rightly and persevere as one of the greatest little cities in the region.

For 20 years, I served on the leadership team of a great congregation; Mount Helena Community Church mounthelena.cc .

I was a little guy wrestling coach for many, many years, and an assistant coach at one of our high schools for 3 years.

I greatly enjoy meeting new people and enjoy the challenge of working hard to help folks achieve their goals in the area of real estate.

If you are Selling your home, moving to town, needing a larger home, wanting to build wealth thru investment real estate, Selling or Buying commercial real estate, I would enjoy visiting about how I might help.
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Linda Crofts
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-4242
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I was born and raised in Havre, MT. I attended MSU Bozeman earning a BS in Business Management but continued with studies in Political Science/Public Administration. I moved to Helena in 1995 and fell in love with all that Helena has to offer.

I have three grown children who were raised here. I appreciate the schools, recreational and cultural opportunities as well as the options for secondary education that our community offers.

My experience ranges from single – multi-family housing, condominium living to commercial and investment properties. I specialize in new construction, residential and condo listings, and commercial leasing.
Contact me for assistance with any of your real estate needs or questions. I’m happy to prepare a professional market evaluation of your property at no obligation to you.

Licensed Real Estate Agent 2008
Licensed Broker 2010
Licensed Property Manager 2007
Member National Association of Realtors, Montana Association of Realtors, Helena Association of Realtors
Designations: SRES Seniors Real Estate Specialist and GRI
Advisory Board Member, First Interstate Bank
Favorite non-profit organizations – (tell me yours!) S.A.V.E. Foundation, Big Brothers and Sisters, Lewis & Clark
Humane Society, Family Promise, Imani House
BS Business Management, Post Graduate Studies – MSU Bozeman
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Judy Windle
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 410-0652
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
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Wayne Woodland
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-8722
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Hi! I am so glad you chose to visit our website. I am Wayne Woodland and I am excited to help you with all of your real estate needs. I have been in the business since 2003. In these short years I have proven to be a success. I was voted “2004 Rookie of the Year” by the Helena Association of Realtors and I am currently a state director with the Helena Association of Realtors.

I was born and raised in the great state of Montana and enjoy everything that this grand state has to offer. I am married and have four children. Between work and play there is little time for rest! I am a hard worker that loves a challenge. I truly enjoy what I do and look forward to helping you and your family obtain your real estate dreams!
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Ellen Allen
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-3221
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Castles, homes, dreams. The words are synonymous when you are looking for your new home. Since I’ve been in real estate, I’ve been very successful at matching people to their dream home.

Today’s castles are those cozy abodes that can be cleaned in a Saturday afternoon. They often come with hardwood floors, archways, single level with attached garage, master bath and the perfect yard.
I know the value of a well built home and promise to dedicate myself to assist you in…

~finding your new home
~selecting a reputable financial advisor to secure a loan
~making an offer
~inspections
~negotiating
~closing
~taking possession

If you are thinking of selling your home, I can advise you on…
~preparing your home for the market
~settling on the price
~listing and advertising
~making the sale
~closing
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Danette Sprinkle
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 459-3345
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Thank you for choosing our web site. Big Sky Brokers has the reputation of being the best for marketing and selling property, so when it’s time for you to move up or relocate I’m here to make this time as easy and stress free as possible.

A home or investment property is one of the most important purchases you will make in your lifetime. You need someone who will listen to your wants and needs, and who will become an advocate and advisor representing you with these important decisions.

As a native Montanan and having lived in Helena for 20+ years, I am deeply rooted in the community; a rare and spectacular place. The beauty and bounty of Helena is endless, from the surrounding mountains and lakes to the wonderful people who truly make this community “home”.

I want to help you find or sell your perfect property, whether you are a first time buyer, or transitioning to a larger place, or downsizing after the kids leave home.

My goal is to make sure you feel comfortable knowing I will give you the information needed to make informed Real Estate decisions. I will go the extra distance to make this venture as effortless as possible.

I hope you find the navigation of our web site easy and useful for your property search of our wonderful Helena Area. When you’re finished browsing, give me a call we will set up a time to show you the properties that will fit your needs.

“For all your real estate needs I’ve got you covered”
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Dan & Jeanne Senecal
Broker/Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-5414
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Senecal Real Estate Team at Big Sky Brokers, LLC

“Because Experience Matters”

The Senecal Real Estate Team, made up of Dan Senecal and Jeanne Senecal originally started out with Dan in real estate in 1999, and Jeanne joined in 2003. Our team is unique because we both specialize in different areas. Dan is a listing a selling agent that promotes the listings and talks with clients. Jeanne is the technologically savvy part of the team and markets all the properties.

As a dedicated team, Dan Senecal and Jeanne Senecal offer our clients two different agents working to effectively market your property, or possibly help you purchase your dream home. We have been married for over 34 years and worked as a team in ranching and real estate. Whether you’re selling or buying property in Montana, we work for you.

Our background includes:

  • Residential
  • Building Lots & Subdivision
  • Horse Properties
  • Recreation Properties
  • Ranch Properties
  • Mining Claims

As Montana Natives, we believe in serving all of our clients with Montana Hospitality.

Experts in the Helena and surrounding area, we are a team that can bring you years of experience and expertise in selling or buying. We can provide you up to date information and we serve you every step of the way.

Find Your Next Home

At Big Sky Brokers, the Senecal Team is working for you that knows the area inside and out. We work with you to find the property that is right for you. We will even scope out the best neighborhood amenities in order to fit your lifestyle- and this makes our Team the best in the state.

Sell a Home

When you sell your home, you need brokers and realtors that will help you advertise it effectively. We don’t just stop there- we help show prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. >From start to close, the Senecal Real Estate Team is on your side.

Consult on Home Selling Tactics

Not only do you want to market your home, you want to make it look attractive to the right audience. Focusing your efforts can get you top dollar and a quick closing date. Staging your home, making repairs, or even painting the walls- these are all things that could make a difference in your sale, and we will be there every step of the way to ensure you get the most out of your realty journey.

Dan & Jeanne Senecal

Broker/REALTOR

[email protected]

[email protected]

http://montanalandhomes.com

Dan – (406) 439-5414 – Cell

(877) 439-5414 – Toll Free

Jeanne – (406) 439-0303 – Cell

(888) 439-0303 – Toll Free

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Ryan Wilkinson
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 461-0375
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Thank you for taking time to learn more about the agents who make Big Sky Brokers a great place to do business. Finding a real estate agent with whom you are comfortable is key to a pleasant real estate experience. An informed, reliable agent can be a valuable lifetime resource.

I am a lifelong Montana resident, and have called Helena my home since 1998. Since that time, I have toured tens of thousands of facilities across the state examining all aspects of building construction, but with a particular interest in HVAC controls and automation. After spending a good part of the last fourteen years teaching people about managing energy in their homes and businesses, I decided that I was in need of a career change.

While I embraced the opportunity to see so much beautiful country and meet so many interesting people across the Big Sky, my desire is now to stay as close to home and my family as possible. Working alongside my wife in Helena’s diverse real estate market afforded me that opportunity. Whether residential, small commercial or industrial, buildings and their occupants are my passion.

I have spent most of my professional career visiting, listening, and learning about what people love about their home, what they would change if they could, and their reasoning behind it. What works for some, may not for others, but the only way to find out is to truly get to know your customers. Listening and responding to their priorities is the key to building strong relationships, and ultimately delivering superior service and positive results. I feel that this is my biggest asset, and the number one reason why you should strongly consider using me as your professional agent in the complex and technical world of Real Estate.
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Liane Taylor
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 431-1013
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I’m Liane Taylor a 4th generation Montanan, hailing from Eastern Montana. I’ve lived in Helena since 1991 after graduating with a degree in Russian/Political Science from the University of Texas. After a stint at Montana FWP, I became a licensed Realtor in 1997 because I just love houses, property and working with people! Owning property is one of the single best avenues to enhancing one’s life; family, wealth, accomplishment and community.

Whatever type of real estate, I love helping people find properties they can grow into, build upon and invest in. My goal is to provide the highest level of professionalism, service and honesty to those I help with a real estate transaction.

On a more personal note, I love the beauty and resources that Montana has to offer. My family and I love to boat, raft, hike and I love to garden, cook and quilt.

Full time licensed REALTOR since 1997 Licensed Broker in 2005

Two- Time Recipient REALTOR of the Year 2007 & 2008 Helena Board of REALTORS Board Award Recipient Past State Director of the Montana Association of REALTORS

Past President of the Helena Association of REALTORS

National Association of Realtors Land Use Committee

National Association of Realtors Federal Financing and & Housing Committee

Montana Association of Realtors RPAC Chair

Montana Association of Realtors Land Use Chair

RPAC Sterling R Contributor

Montana Association of Realtors Legal Action Committee Chair

Becoming An Outdoor Woman Instructor

Hunter Safety Instructor

Current Senator Zinke Military Board Member Sponsor Big Brothers and Sisters
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Jackie Schultz
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-2733
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
“Because experience matters”

Hello and thank you for visiting the Big Sky Brokers’ website! I am so grateful to have the opportunity to assist and work alongside the most experienced team of brokers in the Helena area.

Growing up in a family of professionals within the real estate industry, I developed a passion for the home buying process, as well as a strong commitment to serving my community.

I was born and raised in Helena, Montana. After graduating Helena High School, I attended the University of Montana. Prior to pursuing a career in Real Estate, I worked at a local title company for over 12 years. Most recently, I worked as a Project Manager for a company contracted with the State of Montana to provide eservices and payment processing. Throughout my career, I have excelled in keeping clients happy with an attention to detail and with my ability to anticipate the needs of clients.

I bring my experience, love of working with people, and my first hand knowledge of the Helena area to Big Sky Brokers.

My husband and I have three wonderful children and a big, brown Poodle. We enjoy Montana adventures of every kind. In the winter, we love to ski and snowboard. In the summer, we enjoy hiking, camping, rafting and playing at the lake! I am also the proud sister of a local celebrity, Elvis Presley (aka Steven). He is Down Syndrome and our family loves to support him in his amazing performances and in his Special Olympics events.
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Maria Demaray
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 465-3034
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Growing up in the Seattle area with a homebuilding father, I was exposed to real estate at a young age. I took interest in the market’s evolution and ever-changing trends. I was fascinated by the idea of home ownership, an opportunity that should ideally be available to everyone.

In 2003, Carroll College brought me to Helena, Montana. International business and marketing studies introduced me to the local economy and community. I realized Helena was a great place to live, explore, and enjoy a quality life.

While at Carroll College, I was hired as the marketing specialist for Windermere Real Estate -Helena. I spent 3 years learning the ins and outs of real estate, marketing techniques, and conducting transactions. After completing my internship, I decided to pursue my real estate license, entering the business to assist clients with their real estate needs. The opportunity allowed me to put my marketing education to use by helping owners market and sell their homes.

Nine years later, I still love my job. Each day presents new opportunities and challenges. Focusing primarily on new construction and development, I have developed a wide spectrum of knowledge in the home-building process. My collaboration with builders and developers allows homebuyers access to quality-built homes in safe and appealing neighborhoods.

In my spare time my corgi, Crosby, and I try to take advantage of what Helena has to offer: hiking, boating, and camping. During the winter months I enjoy Pilates and yoga, along with skiing and traveling.
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Martin Burright
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 579-6482
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I was born in Anaheim CA, and raised in Three Forks, MT. I attended MSU Bozeman earning a BS in Business Management, I moved to Helena in 2007 and really took to all that Helena has to offer.

My wife Rachel, and my two children Aubrey (10) and Carson (5) keep life interesting. I appreciate the outdoor activities, schools, recreational and cultural opportunities as well as the options for secondary education that our community offers.

I frequently volunteer in our community as a CASA child advocate helping kids, and as a family mediator. I am familiar with all the available types of real estate in our area, am super easy to reach when you need me, and truly love what I do!

Contact me today for assistance with any of your real estate needs or questions. I look forward to working with you!
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Erin Oelkers-Mondie
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 461-0613
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Thank you for visiting the Big Sky Brokers website! I am so grateful to have my photo and bio along side so many of the best agents in Helena. I have joined Big Sky brokers by way of my mom, Maureen Oelkers (Broker/Owner). She has been working in Real Estate in the Helena market for over 25 years and has graciously taken me under her wing as her partner. I could not think of a better mentor and we have quickly grown into a great team.

Born and raised in Helena I have always had a deep appreciation and love for this beautiful state. I attended Helena High School and went on to complete my Bachelors in Communication Studies and Human Relationships at the University of Montana. While I loved growing up in a small community and wide open spaces I had a strong desire for travel & exploration. I spent a decade traveling all over the world while living & working in Florida, North Carolina and California. These experiences shaped me in so many ways, but also quickly taught me how much I appreciated where I came from and knew it was time to jump at the opportunity to move home.

Prior to pursuing a career in Real Estate I spent 12 years in customer service, leadership development and management. I learned so much about working with and for people while developing young leaders and overseeing business growth for up and coming large scale companies. No matter the task at hand or the role you play in it, it always comes back to serving people! Working to support people in their life pursuits and successfully fulfilling the needs of others is a point of pride for me. Lucky for me it now plays a major role in my day to day experiences with clients as a newer agent in a growing market.

My husband (Brett) and I could not have picked a better place to plant roots and raise our two daughters, Scarlett & Malone. Whether you are coming to Helena or leaving on your own adventure, it would be a pleasure to have the opportunity to work with you.
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Gina Miranti-Mistry
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-2006
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I’m a Helena native who graduated from Capital High School. After that, I went on to get my Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Studies from Portland State University. I consider Portland my second home. However, my love of travel and adventure then took me to South Korea where I taught English at a public elementary school. In Korea, I met my husband and we decided to move back to Helena and start our family. My husband, Sunil Mistry, hails from West Yorkshire, UK and we love traveling there to see family. We have a dapper (yet wild) young son named Matteo.

My supervising Broker is my mother, Linda Crofts. And together we specialize in new construction, residential and condo listings, as well as commercial leases. I feel very fortunate to have such a seasoned and dedicated mentor and to be a part of such an esteemed brokerage firm.

Montana is an amazing place to live. It boasts a high quality of life, majestic scenery and remarkable people. Working with people from the community is one of my favorite aspects of real estate. I am available any time of day to talk about questions you may have or produce a market analysis at no obligation to you.

“Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.”
~Dalai Lama
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Kristen Kerr
Broker
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 235-0555
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
I am very excited about Real Estate and working with you!

What I bring to the real estate table is a wealth of experience in effective communication, thoughtful planning and preparedness. With an undergraduate degree from Millikin University and a graduate degree from Maryville University, I had a previous career in Elementary Education and now have nearly two years’ experience in Real Estate. I will put my creativity and energy to work for you from the beginning of the sale to the closing.

My husband, three daughters and I love calling Helena, Montana our home and my goal is to make the transition of either buying or selling your home a smooth one!

Along with my skill set, you also gain the expertise of all the agents at Big Sky Brokers networking for you. I look forward to listening to you, meeting your needs, all while keeping your goals in mind.

In my spare time you can find me outdoors skiing and hiking with my family, or indoors taking on home-improvement projects.
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Stacy Nistler
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 439-1229
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Being raised a small town Montana girl and realizing the value of family and a place to call home, Helena became just that for me. My husband and I feel very fortunate to raise our family here and have the opportunity to cultivate relationships within the Helena community.

After working in the Real Estate industry for the past few years, I feel blessed to be a part of Big Sky Brokers. My focus is to ensure my clients find their place to call home!

I look forward to working with you!
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John Walsh
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 443-7543
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]
Thanks for visiting Big Sky Brokers! I’m John Walsh, a new Licensed Assistant here at Big Sky Brokers and I would love to help you with all your real estate needs. I am a Montana native to the core, born and raised in Butte, MT. After graduating from Butte High School in 1979, I moved to Helena to attend Carroll College where I met my wonderful wife of over 33 years, Janet. We have been blessed to live in Helena and raise our family in such a wonderful caring community.

The first 35 years of my career was devoted to serving our State and Nation in various capacities. Right out of high school I enlisted in the Montana National Guard to help pay for my education, I served in the National Guard for more than 33 years. I began my career as a Private and through hard work and dedication I rose through the ranks. In 2008 I was appointed by the Governor to serve as the Adjutant General/Director of the Montana Department of Military Affairs. In 2004 and 2005 I had the distinct honor of Commanding Montana’s 163d Infantry Battalion during combat operations in Iraq. This was the largest deployment of Montana Soldiers since World War II. The battalion was awarded the Valorous Unit Citation for outstanding performance in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III.

In 2012 I retired from the Montana National Guard and served as Montana’s 30th Lieutenant Governor working with Governor Steve Bullock and our administration to improve Montana’s economy, balance the state budget, improve Montana’s education system, strengthen laws on child abuse, and improve care provided to Montana’s Veterans.

On February 11, 2014, I was sworn into office and served in the United States Senate during the 113th Congress from February 11, 2014, to January 3, 2015. I hold the distinction of being the first Iraq war veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate.

In February 2016, I was appointed by the President to serve as the State Director for USDA-Rural Development. USDA Rural Development is committed to improving the future of rural communities. Rural Development programs touch rural America in many ways with the focus of helping to improve the economy and quality of life for rural Americans.

Today, I have a new mission. Whether you‘re a first time home buyer or you’re looking for your second or third property I am committed to providing you with Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Dedication and Professionalism as your real estate agent.
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Tammie Hilton
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 459-8522
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

I am a Helena native who is passionate and knowledgeable about the community I live in. Myself, my husband and two daughters can often be found taking full advantage of the beauty that MT offers.


After years of assisting my husband with his business, I decided it was time for me to find something I loved doing. Whether watching the market online or going to open houses, real estate was an interest to me for many years before I got into the business.


That interest has now grown into a job I can honestly say I love. My ambition and motivation to work on behalf of people making the biggest financial decision of their lives is something that cannot be taken lightly, takes very hard work, but in the end can be so rewarding for everyone.


Whether representing buyers or sellers, you will find that I am dedicated and hard-working. I take great pride is making sure things are done right, always having my clients best interest at heart, being reliable, doing my research, and making each transaction as smooth as possible for my clients.


I look forward to the many years going forward to work for and prove myself to members of the Helena and surrounding communities!


THANK YOU!

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Amy Omang
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 533-8435
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

People Matter.
Results Matter.
True North Matters.


PEOPLE
Whether you’re buying or selling a home or investment property, I’ll value YOU, your perspective and your individual goals. All too often the customer’s voice isn’t heard; I’ll establish a relationship with you where your needs come first, and we partner as I educate you through every step of the selling and buying process, and you help me understand your ultimate dreams.


 A native Montanan, I grew up on Hauser lake in the ‘70s, where my family created many wonderful memories. I spent much of my adult life out of state—in Portland, OR, graduating with an accounting and finance degree at The University of Portland, and in Washington, D.C., as a young professional and business owner. I returned back to this state that I love over ten years ago, and came full-circle, right back to the lake home of my youth.


RESULTS
Thanks to my partnership with Mark Stahly, Owner and Broker of Big Sky Brokers, when you work with me, you get two heads for the price of one. With this partnership in our work, we have a full understanding of the purchase and sale of residential, investment and commercial property, and land.


 My past small business and financial experience enables me to bring you a smart, data-driven decisionmaking perspective to the business of selling and buying real estate. As a past Development Director for several large associations in Washington, D.C., and sole proprietor her in Helena, I’ve successfully negotiated multiple large-dollar contracts and understand the critical importance of representing your negotiation throughout the sell/buy process.


I’m passionate about ongoing challenges and new opportunities, and I ultimately value RESULTS. And my love of fulfilling people’s goals and helping them achieve success brings you the heart and soul perspective to one of the most important personal and financial investments of your life. I’ve successfully worked with people of all backgrounds, ages and interests in a diversity of business and community settings. And as a side gig, I’m a group fitness instructor at Capital City Health Club, where I partner and coach for results—to veteran athletes and new clients alike. Similarly, you can expect me to empower you to achieve your best results in your real estate transactions.


“TRUE NORTH” MATTERS
Everything I do is guided by my personal “TRUE NORTH”—my unswerving commitment to do the right thing by my clients, through my work and in my community. I commit to doing buying and selling right. I’m grateful for the qualityof life my hometown of Helena provides, and regularly donate to and volunteer for a wide range of eventsand fundraisers which benefit our community and our Montana way of life. Specifically, each real estate closing benefits Big Brother Big Sister of Helena (http://www.bbbs-helena.org/.)


My greatest joys are experiences with my teenage daughter Olivia, my personal and business partner Mark Stahly, and my dad Bob. As a family, we boat, water and snow ski, camp, bike, hike and stay young together. We are down-to-earth, we laugh a lot, and we like to have fun. Please contact me if you’d like to talk about your options and opportunities, under no obligation.

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Phil Shields
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 531-0614
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

Born and raised in the Big Sky state, I grew up in Boulder, Montana on a ranch, which is where I learned the value of hard work. My family moved to Philipsburg, Montana in 2008 and that’s where I’m proud to call home.


I continued to work on a ranch and fell in love with great outdoors that the small town of Philipsburg had to offer. I love being outdoors and anything that puts me outside is what I prefer to be doing. Outside of the Real Estate I enjoy participating as a rodeo cowboy. My specialty event is the Saddle Bronc Riding.


I received a scholarship to rodeo at the University of Montana-Western, in Dillon, Montana. After four years, I received my Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and an Associates in small business management. I believe my degree will benefit me as I begin my first year practicing real estate.


I believe my background in ranching and living in small communities will not only showcase my work ethic but also in building relationships based around trust and respect.


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Jacob Knight
Realtor
Office: (406) 443-1300
Cell: (406) 438-7572
Fax: (406) 443-6672
[email protected]

As a Realtor Licensed in Montana, Jacob provides Strategic Marketing and TransactionbManagement services to his clients across the Helena market. His business is built on: Communication, Dedication, Determination, Trust while embodying the ability to cater and adapt to all of his clients Real Estate needs.


"Just as the Real Estate industry evolves to become more innovative and efficient, so do I." A Helena native, turned Wisconsinite, he couldn't forget his Montana roots and big sky memories. At the age of 22 he moved back to the Helena area to rejoin his family, the Dalbecs. His knowledge and tactics paired with Big Sky Brokers experience and expertise can assist you with all of your residential Real Estate endeavors. In addition, you can rest assured knowing he will listen to you and provide exceptional Real Estate services to ensure you feel confident with your decision to hire him.


Jacob wants to brand himself around one main thought…The Golden Rule! His intention and driving principle is to treat you, the client, the way he would want to be treated if he was the client and you were the real estate agent. Jacob found himself a home at Big Sky Brokers due to this principle, along with their reputation, standards, and commitment to being the leading Brokerage in our Real Estate industry. Jacob simply wants you to enjoy the real estate process and have you win in the end. He wants his clients to be empowered by his educating so that THEY become the market expert.


Want an easy conversation starter with Jacob? Here are some suggested topics: coffee, 'The Office', football, social media, church, rock 'n' roll, T-bone steak…and real estate.


Excelsior!

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