Who is Richmond Realty Group-RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring?
Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, an experienced homeowner, you need a realtor that you can trust. At Richmond Realty Group – RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring, we place the needs and desires of our clients first. We work with and for our clients to find their dream homes and to establish roots in the community.
Born and raised in The Woodlands, Zach Richmond’s life and experiences are particularly well-suited for a career in the real estate industry. Having attended The John Cooper School and graduating from Baylor University in 2010 with a double major in Accounting Information Systems and Entrepreneurship, Zach returned to The Woodlands in 2011 to work as a commercial real estate lender with Woodforest National Bank. Exceptional at his craft, Zach became a top producer originating over $90 million in new loans. Zach’s education, lending background, depth of local knowledge and penchant for client service enable him to excel as a residential and commercial real estate professional and to always exceed expectations.
As a partner with his mother-in-law, Marlys Mulkey, of Richmond Realty Group at RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring, Zach employs his vast understanding of the community to assist his clients in finding homes perfectly suited for their needs. Beyond that, awarded 2 years in a row the prestigious 2016 and 2017 Diplomat of the Year by The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, Zach utilizes his extensive connections to help clients build personal and business relationships in the local community that make this area a true home.
In his spare time, Zach enjoys playing golf with his fiancée, Rachel, and playing basketball with friends. Zach and Rachel are both sports enthusiasts and spend time watching various sporting events. Together, they have fun with Lucy – the miniature poodle that they rescued. Zach loves listening to music and carrying out his passion for serving the local community.
Rooted locally and rich in community, Zach is involved with and holds positions in the following organizations:
- Board Member for The Yes to Youth- Montgomery County Youth Services (MCYS)
- Board Member of The Rotary Club of The Woodlands
- Board Member for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce
- Board Member of the Woodlands Family YMCA
- Former Board Member of The Glade Arts Foundation
- Former Board Member of the John Cooper Alumni Association
- 2017 Diplomat of the Year by The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
- Houston’s 2017 Rising Star in Real Estate by the Houston Real Producers
- 2017 Montgomery County Do-Gooder of the Year by PR Luxury Media/ReviewIT Magazine
- 2016 Diplomat of the Year by The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
- Member of the Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP)
- Leadership Montgomery County (LMC) Graduate - Class of 2018
- Former Advisory Board Member for Lone Star College – Small Business Development Center
- Former Board Member of the Montgomery County American Cancer Society
- Diplomat for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce
- Member of the Interfaith Young Professional
- Young Professionals Ambassador for The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
- Member of Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Partners
- Member of Commercial Real Estate Association of Montgomery County
Marlys Mulkey brings the nuts and bolts of the real estate industry to Richmond Realty. Formerly with prestigious Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in the Dallas/Fort Worth market and on a small team that produced over $35 million in sales in 2015, Marlys delivers the real estate experience and expertise that clients trust.
Her extensive background in public speaking, writing, teaching and event planning and coordination provide Marlys with remarkable communication skills that serve her real estate clients well. With vast knowledge in marketing homes at every price point, Marlys advises clients on how to effectively prepare to list their homes. She also understands how to successfully market those properties locally and globally. Her deep conviction to always place the client first and to serve clients to the best of her God-given ability drives Marlys to achieve outstanding results for every client. Possessing strong attention to details and a voracious work ethic, Marlys’s efficiency and superb organizational skills allow her to remain on top of every aspect of every transaction. Her “go the extra mile” attitude offers clients great comfort and creates a smoother process for buyers and sellers.
In February 2017, Marlys Mulkey was named one of the 2017 Influential Women in Business by ReviewIt Magazine.
Together with her future son-in-law and business partner, Zach Richmond, in Richmond Realty with RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring, their combination of backgrounds and skills form an organic team that offers a wholistic approach to real estate. Focused on specific client needs, they list properties with the goal of achieving the greatest sales price in the shortest amount of time. Regarding buyer clients, Richmond Realty takes into consideration the neighborhoods, schools, location, price range and home criteria to best suit the new homeowners’ interests. Marlys’s and Zach’s community involvement is also a huge asset to their clients as they help them assimilate in the area and build personal and business relationships. Marlys adds value to her clients by demonstrating:
- Real Estate Expertise at Every Price Point
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Great Ability to Listen and to Execute
- Superb Negotiating Prowess
- High-Level Efficiency and Work Ethic
- Strong Capacity to Empathize and Relate to Clients
- Exceptional Attention to Detail
- Huge Passion to Serve Others
- Upscale Marketing Strategies and Products
In addition to her work, Marlys enjoys spending time with her son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Jin in New York, her daughter and soon to be son-in-law, Rachel and Zach, and her daughter, Mary, who is currently attending college. Marlys also loves cuddling with her two miniature rescue poodles, Pierre and Zoe, and she is a huge sports fanatic. Marlys’s hobbies include cooking, baking, reading, working out at the gym and hanging out with friends. To get the stellar client service you deserve when buying your next home or selling your existing home, contact Marlys today!
As the Marketing Coordinator for Richmond Realty, Aleisha Bannenberg joined Richmond Realty in September 2018. She works closely with Zach Richmond to help promote the firm, market the listings, assist with the hosting of open houses, and support the entire team. Her work background includes office administration and outstanding customer service.
Born and raised in Conroe, Aleisha is a graduate of Conroe High School. In addition to her work with Richmond Realty, Aleisha is pursuing a business degree, currently at Lone Star College with plans to transfer to the University of Houston. She also recently earned her Texas Real Estate license. Aleisha brings multiple years of leadership to Richmond Realty. After previously elected captain to lead her volleyball teams for seven consecutive years, she understands the dedication and commitment it takes to come together as a team. She has a certain presence that’s contagious. She has a welcoming cheerful smile with southern charm that’s sure to lift up any room.
Aleisha enjoys volunteering with Texas Children’s Hospital, it’s something that’s near and dear to her heart. Her family owns a popular boat, jet ski, and atv business on Lake Conroe, who are well known around the community. In her spare time when she’s not working or studying, Aleisha enjoys traveling, being out on the water boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, and fishing with her pup Faye, friends, and family.
Serving as the Transaction Coordinator for the Richmond Realty, Colleen Stockert works closely with Marlys Mulkey to handle the paperwork and other multiple details necessary to facilitate each listing and contract.
Colleen’s other title is “The Queen of Multi-Tasking” as her keen attention to detail and ability to handle multiple deadlines are among her shining talents. Thriving on the daily fast-paced atmosphere, she makes sure everything is on track, organized, and running smoothly.
With some administrative support experience in residential real estate, she joined the firm in August 2017 (right after Hurricane Harvey!). Colleen is studying Finance and Accounting at Sam Houston State University and plans to complete her undergraduate degree in 2021. She also holds a Texas Real Estate license.
Born and raised in Magnolia, Colleen attended Magnolia High School. An interesting note about Colleen is that she has an impressive background in dance and has won national and state competitions in everything from ballet to hip hop! Prior to joining the world of real estate, she taught dance to children.
Community-minded, Colleen volunteers with the American Heart Association as much as she can. She currently resides in The Woodlands and is “mom” to her two rescue fur babies – a Blue Heeler & Labrador mix and a St. Bernard mix.
Heather Gable is a Certified Professional Stager and Real Estate Agent who works exclusively with the Richmond Realty Group to help give each listing visual appealing and universally attractive.
Possessing a creative flair and extreme passion for home design and décor, Heather thoroughly enjoys using her creative talent and strategy skills to successfully market a home for showings to prospective buyers, while at the same time making the process as easy and effortless as possible for sellers.
Heather believes there is nothing better than having your God-given gifts and passion collectively meet with your career, and she loves sharing her abilities to benefit and help others. Building strong relationships is an important principle in serving her team and clients well. With the servant’s heart, she is dedicated to joining the foundation of authentic business practices and lasting connections for years to come.
She has lived in the Spring area all of her life and is enthusiastic about highlighting the beauty of the area which she calls home. Heather married her high school sweetheart, Constable Ryan Gable, in 1995 and they have a son and a daughter. She and Ryan are avid supporters of the St. Jude’s Research Hospital and St. Baldrick’s Foundation which are both dedicated to childhood cancer.
She truly appreciates the dynamic of the teamwork at the firm, and how each person supports and continues to learn from each other.
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