Martha Turner Senior Leadership

Leadership

  • President

    Marilyn Thompson, President, is a Fifth-generation Houstonian and a legend in Houston's real estate community. She has earned universal respect for her extensive business and real estate acumen. Martha Turner SIR agents as well as many other real estate professionals throughout the city regularly seek her informed counsel which is always given generously and graciously.
  • Sr. Vice President, Houston

    Robin Conner, Senior Vice President of Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty, brings a multitude of talents to the real estate industry. It was evident years ago that she was going to...
  • Vice President of Operations

    As Vice President of Operations for Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. Paul Kilian oversees all aspects of the accounting, marketing, information technology, community outreach...
  • Vice President, Houston

    Agents and staff at Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty benefit from Robin Suter's more than 20 years of solid real estate experience as both an agent and a respected sales...
  • Vice President, Houston

    Seita Jongebloed's favorite part of her position as Vice President of Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty is helping agents develop their careers - one listing and one buyer at a...

Chairman Emeritus

  • Founder and Chairman Emeritus

    Martha Turner, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, is a leading Realtor, creative entrepreneur, humanitarian, teacher, and family woman with a unique blend of energy, optimism and humor.
  • Chairman Emeritus

    Tom Anderson, Chairman Emeritus, joined Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty in 2004. He is a highly respected Houstonian and a veteran in the Houston real estate industry. Tom is a graduate of Texas Christian University and served as a lieutenant in the United States Army in Vietnam. He leads the sales management team and is an expert in affiliating with competent, qualified independent sales associates.

Department Leaders

  • Creative Services Manager

  • Director of Relocation

    Tess Chaney, CRP joined Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty in 2014 as Relocation Director. She increases sales within the company developing business with corporate relocation and...
  • Director of Operations

    Stephanie Cleary, Director of Operations for Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty, has been an integral part of the Martha Turner SIR family since 2000 when she entered the company...
  • Community Outreach Manager

    Terri Lemons holds unique corporate experience that gives her a comprehensive overview of Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty. Terri began her career at Martha Turner SIR in the...
  • IT Manager

  • Showing Manager

Departments

Marketing

The professional, in-house marketing staff originates themes, writes copy, and creates designs for our direct-mail, print and internet advertising including the Houston Chronicle and other national and local newspapers, PROPERTIES Magazine and other magazine media, special advertising campaigns, and the Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty social media outlets.

Relocation

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty award winning Relocation Department has specialized in the transfer of individuals, families, and coporate entities relocating within Houston, into Houston, or to any other city in the country or world.

Appointments

When an individual who is not represented by a Realtor® calls Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty for information about listings, there is a licensed employee available to answer questions and schedule appointments to show them properties.

Community Outreach

The Community Outreach Manager creates and maintains the accuracy of company agents' "farm" areas, neighborhoods that sales associates prospect through support and participation in community events and direct mail campaigns; oversees all farming activities; and acts as a liaison for the independent sales associates and the company in matters involving Community Funds requests.

Contract Review

To ensure total and complete accuracy in contracts, there are two experienced, licensed, full-time Contract Coordinators who review and manage the files for every sale pending listing in the company until it is closed and funded.

Finance/Accounting

The Finance/Accounting Department serves the corporate needs of our company and manages the commissions paid to the independent sales associates, freeing them to focus on what they do best: providing excellence in client service.

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

Human Resources, Payroll and Benefits Administration

Sales and Production Database and Reporting

IT Department

The IT team maintains day-to-day operations of a six-office network that offers services to approximately 400 sales associates, assistants and support staff. A company-wide conferencing system allows agents and assistants the flexibility to attend company meetings “virtually” from any office. The IT team supports a top-of-the-line Microsoft Office 365 environment and Vonage IP phone system with redundancy and a 99.9% uptime.

eMarketing

The eMarketing Department assists sales associates in their marketing efforts with an integrated platform that makes it easy to manage email and social media marketing. In addition, the department builds and maintains internal tools to help staff and sales associates be more productive in their day-to-day duties.