Meet Dan’s Team

We’re proud to be the experts in architecturally diverse, historic Portland homes. With more than 85 combined years of success in Portland, the Dan Volkmer Team’s sales consistently rank at the top of the Windermere company nationwide. We attribute our record to our love of Portland houses, our expertise in historic and architecturally significant properties, and our outstanding customer service.


The Dan Volkmer TeamLicensed Brokers in the State of Oregon.

The Dan Volkmer Team
Licensed Brokers in the State of Oregon.

True Experts in Real Estate

Dan Volkmer is a magnet for qualified real estate buyers, and capitalizes on his  strong working relationships with key developers, contractors, and home repair experts for the benefit of his buyers and sellers. He also uses a team approach with bankers, escrow officers, and other real estate professionals. Dan’s satisfied customers are loyal to him and refer their friends to Dan. And a phone call to Dan to check his listings is a routine part of many realtors’ NW Portland property searches.


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Dan Volkmer
Principal Broker of The Dan Volkmer Team

Dan Volkmer offers more than 30 years of professional real estate experience. His sales have ranked consistently in the Windermere company’s top 5% out 6,150 agents. Dan is recognized by the real estate industry as the Historic Property Specialist in Portland and served on the Portland Historical Landmarks Commission. He actively promoted and was successful in helping place the NW Portland’s Alphabet District on the National Register of Historic Places. Dan is a past chair of the Oregon Real Estate Board, is formally certified by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to market historically significant properties, and is a past advisor to the Bosco Milligan Foundation. Dan is a Northwest neighbor himself and is always active in the community, promoting, supporting and contributing to Chapman School, Friends of Forest Park and other locally owned businesses.


Kishra Ott of The Dan Volkmer Team

Kishra Ott

Kishra Ott
Broker and Marketing Coordinator

Kishra, a native Portlander, has a background in marketing, public relations, customer service and a passion for historic homes. With her artistic background she is responsible for the design and production of the Dan Volkmer Team’s flyers, mailers, cards, photography, web-based marketing, and advertising. By assisting Dan in property research, as well as continually updating clients with market trends, competition and new listings, we’re able to keep our properties competitive in this multi-faceted marketplace. Kishra is also responsible for organizing listings and researching the histories of properties in order to blend a home’s past with current marketing tools.


Burdean Bartlem of The Dan Volkmer Team

Burdean Bartlem

Burdean Bartlem
Broker and Transaction Coordinator

Burdean has worn many hats in her careers before Real Estate. Her wide variety of experiences in the restaurant business, as a world traveler, in theatre, and as a Portland tour guide has given Burdean the ability to relate to and comfort every personality type. She is our calm and highly knowledgeable transactions coordinator. After 19 years working with the Dan Volkmer Team — and her experience working closely with sellers, buyers, escrow agents, appraisers, inspectors, and lenders — Burdean ensures every transaction’s details are attended to, allowing for a seamless process that’s as stress free for the seller and/or buyer as possible.