Brian grew up in northern North Dakota & Minnesota. In 1985 he moved to Bozeman, Montana to attend Montana State University. He received a BS degree and graduated with honors in Sociology and Criminal Justice.
In 1990 Brian pursued a new challenge in real estate and real estate management. He quickly climbed through the ranks of one of the largest real estate companies in the county. When he left the company in 1994 to move to Sandpoint, he was Vice-President of their Rocky Mountain Region & oversaw projects in Montana, Idaho, Washington, Colorado & Utah. He was responsible for locating and negotiating the purchase of large parcels of land, and marketing and managing the sale of these properties.
In 1994 he moved to Sandpoint. While still doing real estate, he started his own construction and home design company. Brian personally designed and oversaw the construction of numerous custom homes throughout Sandpoint & north Idaho.
Brian has been associated with Tomlinson Sotheby’s International Realty since 1996 and has been a licensed real estate agent for 25 years. During that time he has been recognized as a “Top Producer” in Bonner County. His dedication to continuing education has allowed him to stay on the cutting edge of today’s ever changing real estate market. Because of his extensive background in undeveloped property & large acreage he is considered the “local expert” in these fields. Brian is the #1 agent in the Selkirk MLS in undeveloped land sales.
Brian’s passion & respect for the outdoors goes back to his childhood years growing up in Minnesota, where his parents instilled in him a strong respect for the environment. As an avid outdoorsman & fisherman, he understands the immediate & long term need to preserve & protect the area’s natural resources and watersheds.