Meet the Team

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DEB TEBBS | Chief Executive Officer, Owner

Debbie Tebbs has been an Oregon resident for over 30 years and a full-time Oregon Realtor for nearly 20 years. Today, as the owner of Cascade Sothebys International Realty, Tebbs is known as a high-end homes and resort properties expert for Central Oregon and beyond, with real estate experience that extends statewide. She is recognized in the "Whos Who of Luxury Real Estate" and acknowledged as a local expert in exceptional properties and high-end real estate.

Tebbs began her career in Southern Oregon and came to Central Oregon two decades ago to act as co-owner of a high-end custom home building company, Sun Ridge Building and Design, as well as to pursue a real estate career. In 2005, Tebbs pursued the Sotheby's International Realty franchise for Oregon. Her Central Oregon headquarters is the leading real estate luxury brokerage firm in the region. 

 
 

MICHAEL KOSMIN | Chief Operating Officer

Michael Kosmin has over 25 years of experience in real estate, including broad cross-functional leadership experience across all core business functions, with expertise in operations, yield management, development, sales and marketing, business development, customer service, PR, market research, call center operations, finance, human resources, and productivity improvement. 

Project specific experience as a key stake holder in the creation, development, and market launch of innovative new solutions for CRM, workflow management, project control, radical new marketing initiatives and process optimization.

Michael’s development and launch experience includes 28 real estate master planned and purpose built projects. Michael’s teams have generated over 11 billion dollars in real estate closings in 11 states and Asian markets including Japan, China, Singapore and Indonesia.

Brand experience includes, Four Seasons, Marriott, Atlantis, Hyatt, Hilton and Lowe Enterprises as well real estate JV’s and hospitality projects.

Michael grew up in the Northwest and graduated form the University of Washington and has resided in Bend for 3 years since completion of a development project in Bali Indonesia.

 
 

MICHAEL BABBITT | Managing Principal Broker, Portland Metro

I am a Master Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE), Certified REO Property Specialist (CRPS), and Certified Short Sale Specialist (CSSS). I have several years working in real estate, learning from some of the best agents and teams in the area. In that time, I’ve picked up all the real estate knowledge necessary to succeed in the industry, however it’s my wide-ranging and comprehensive earlier skills and experience that will allow me to be one of the area’s best agents.  With 14 years of experience in the legal profession, spending most of that time managing a law office, there is hardly a legal issue that can arise during the buying or selling of a property that I have not encountered. After leaving the law office, I added entrepreneurism and digital acumen to my skill set, acting as president and CEO of a computer consulting startup. It was there that I saw my calling in real estate, and have been working in real estate ever since.  In addition to those professional accomplishments, I have been very involved in local government and improving the community for the last 14 years. Serving as Chair of the City of West Linn Planning Commission, Board Member of the West Linn Chamber of Commerce, advisor to the City’s Sustainability Commission, and a member of the Infill and Planned Unit Development Task Force. I am also on the Board of Directors for the non-profit company Youth Building Green and was Vice-Chair of the Oregon Young Professionals Network. When not working in real estate, for the city, or as a volunteer, I love spending time with my family and experiencing new things.

 
 

MARTA BOELENS | Managing Principal Broker, Central Oregon

Marta Boelens is the managing principal at Cascade Sotheby's International Realty. Boelens is responsible for brokerage growth, business and team development in Cascade Sotheby’s Central Oregon markets. She excels at helping brokers grow their business and achieve success through business coaching and organizational development.  Boelens, who has a reputation for being at the forefront of trends and data that serve buyers and sellers alike, is active with the Central Oregon Association of Realtors (COAR). Currently she serves as State Director and is on the COAR Board of Directors and Oregon Association of Realtors Board of Directors. In addition, she currently is the Chair of the MLS Executive Committee and also sits on the Professional Standards and Budget Committees for COAR.

 
 

KRIS CARPENTER | Marketing Director

Kris Carpenter joined the Cascade Sotheby's Marketing team in 2017.  He grew up in a large family with Real Estate Agent/Broker parents and has over 20 years of Web programming experience.  His strong IT background and decades of software development give him the edge over most of his peers.  Kris is able to keep many of the normally outsourced operational tasks in-house with a strong marketing team to back him up.  Most recently Kris was the Marketing Operations Director for the realtor.com B2B sales division overseeing a large team of designers, developers and copywriters in Thousand Oaks, California.  He now lives near Bend in the remote community Three Rivers South and loves his view of Mt Bachelor.  An avid outdoor enthusiast, you will find him snowboarding on the weekends in the winter, building projects on his property in the spring, paddle boarding in the summer and mountain bike riding in the fall.