The Laurie Flood Team
Portrait of a Real Estate Professional
Laurie Flood is one of the most dedicated and committed real estate agents in the Nation. She is backed by Keller Williams Realty, the Austin based company and largest residential real estate company in the world, with over 150,000 associates. Keller William’s agents list and sell more Austin area properties than any other real estate company in Austin.
A full-time Realtor since 2004, Laurie has helped over 1000 clients buy and sell homes. She has earned several designations and awards including being a Certified Negotiation Expert and a recipient of Texas Monthly’s Five Star Professional award. She also has been a top 10 agent (by sales volume) for her office every year since earning the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award in 2004.
If you are looking for Knowledge, Experience, Professionalism, Integrity and Personal Service in a real estate consultant, Laurie Flood has them all. If your future requires counseling in the purchase or sale of real estate, we highly recommend you contact Laurie at our office.
Meet the Team
Laurie Flood, REALTOR® – TEAM Owner/Listing Manager
Growing up in Phoenix, Laurie moved to Austin and got her start in real estate working for a top producing real estate team while earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from St. Edwards University. After graduating she spent 10 years managing professional marketing and business negotiations for Harte Hanks, Vignette and National Instruments.
Laurie loves spending time with her children and trying to keep the 4 family dogs from taking over the house.
Kyle Bertels, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
After living in Northern California, Oregon and Washington, Kyle is now a proud Texan! He is the father of four children and loves his family deeply. He and his wife are volunteer assistant pastors for a local church and participate in various community outreach activities.
Kyle’s high level of customer service is fueled by his love for helping people. Understanding the wants, needs, hopes and fears of his clients and finding solutions for them is his top priority.
Marie Reed, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
Being born and raised in Austin, Marie has loved living in the Austin area and watching its growth! While working in the legal field, she began to work in real estate as an Escrow Officer for a local Title company.
After a short while, she realized her passion was in helping people buy and sell homes. She became licensed in 1999 and has helped hundreds of families find their perfect new home!
Marie has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and three grandkids.
David Harris, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
Hailing from the Portland area, David now enjoys the Texas sunshine and is proud to live in the Lone Star State! He has been a Realtor for the past 8+ years and is equipped to maneuver in the competitive Austin market.
His passion for real estate shines through in his work ethic and dedication to ensuring each and every client’s real estate needs are met. From first-time homebuyers to investors, David is there each step of the way.
When not pounding the pavement, David can be found paddle boarding around beautiful Town Lady Bird Lake, sampling the excellent barbecue joints around central Texas, or supporting his daughter by attending her many plays and performances.
With David working beside you on your next real estate venture, success is not just a goal…it’s a guarantee!
Jason Tompkins, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
Having lived in the Pacific Northwest for much of his life, Jason now calls Central Texas home. The people, hospitality, conversations, weather, rolling green hills and especially the sunsets are what he loves most about living in Austin.
He has spent his career creating clients for life through above and beyond service. Whether it’s his attention to detail or his ability to keep fires out, you will be sure to have a great buy or sell experience.
When not selling real estate, Jason stays busy with his wife and 5 children, serving on his Church Team and being active in the community. He would love to get to know you and see how he can be of service.
Mark Kuroski, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
Mark is originally from Wisconsin, where he received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Music Theatre and Digital Media. He has worked in New York City, South Korea, Indonesia, and Singapore, but Mark fell in love with Austin and chose to make it his home.
He is involved with various music and technology groups in the city, and is passionate about protecting the environment.
Mark developed an interest in real estate while working for a local title company where he had the pleasure of observing the joy of closing homes on a daily basis. This led him to join the Laurie Flood Team over 5 years ago and is now a buyer specialist where he can help people find the joy of owning a home first hand.
Roderick Villareal, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist
Born in Texas and living on both coasts to go to college and begin his career in sports production with Fox Sports, Roderick made his way back home to Austin in 2004. He obtained his real estate license soon after returning and has been a full time Realtor ever since.
Roderick is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about helping buyers accomplish their real estate goals.
When not selling real estate, he spends time with his family and friends and can be seen riding his mountain bike on the many trails in and around Austin.
Nick Jenkins, REALTOR®
Before serving 12 years as an officer in the US Marine Corps, Nick grew up in upstate New York, graduating with a BA from the University of Rochester. After his service, he returned to Rochester to earn an MBA and embark on a successful business career in a variety of management roles with such major companies as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Pacific Bell, SBC (now AT&T) and Sprint.
Nick was ready for a new challenge and joined the Laurie Flood Team several years ago. He has since helped dozens of individuals and families find their perfect home!
Kate McPherson, REALTOR® – Client Services Manager
Kate is originally from Southern California where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. With 14+ years of Real Estate experience, Kate started her career in Residential Land Acquisition. As her interest in real estate grew, so did her career. In 2008 Kate made the transition into residential resale. Kate has worked in many capacities of real estate including marketing, negotiating, listings, buyers and running buyers’ teams, which brought her to Austin.
Kate is extremely knowledgeable and well versed in all areas of Residential Real Estate. Kate works with our clients from the time they go under contract and helps take them through the entire contract process. With Kate’s skills, enthusiasm and dedication to superior customer service, she brings a fresh take on The Transaction Manager role.
Kate is extremely committed to her community, engulfing herself in non-profit organizations that ring true to her heart including Susan G. Komen – Austin, Livestrong Foundation and The National MS Society. Since there is not a beach close by you can usually find Kate Paddleboarding on the lake or in the water of some kind.
Luciana Wynne – Marketing Specialist
Originally from Long Island, NY, Luciana earned her Bachelor of Arts in English. After working in Public Relations in New York City, and following just a handful of visits where she quickly fell in love with the city, she moved to Austin!
Luciana has extensive marketing and communications experience, having worked across a number of industries including e-commerce, publishing, and technology. She has successfully developed and executed strategic marketing campaigns across both digital and print channels.
When not working, Luciana enjoys hiking the various Austin trails with her husband and beloved dog, Max, exploring the Texas Hill Country, or heading to the Texas coast for some beach time. And of course, she is always on the hunt to find the perfect NY pizza slice in Texas.