About the Team

Ruth Harle

Founding Managing Broker

It’s more than just a job to me. I love the multi-facets of the work of meeting the challenges, making a difference in people’s lives, sharing, and building relationships. Striving for excellence is an attitude toward life for me, I first learned from my father who coached the American Olympic Figure Skating Team. His two gold medal winners taught me the mindset of focus and commitment needed to go for the gold.

The privilege of growing up on the Austrian ski slopes leads to my passion for alpine touring and skiing. I often transfer that skill of confidence into life and business challenges.

Helping my clients and becoming their pathfinder and guide through the complexities of buying and selling their homes is what makes my business so rewarding.

My husband Tom and my daughter Taeya give me the balance in my life. Most of my extra time revolves around my daughter’s riding events. After riding as a youth rider and national competitor for 10 years, she now has been riding for California’s NCAA equestrian team for the last 4 years. As an architect, my husband often lends valuable insights and advice on land developing and remodeling. We have lived an acreage lifestyle with horses, dogs, and the gamete of farm animals.

Celebrating my 28th year as a Broker serving the Greater Seattle Communities


  • Founding Member of Compass Washington
  • Member of Luxury Portfolio International
  • Equestrian, Estates on Acreage and Waterfront Specialist
  • Certified Negotiations Expert
  • Certified Relocation Specialist
  • Accredited Staging Professional™
  • CRS: Certified Residential Specialist (The Certified Residential Specialist is the highest designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field.
  • Five Star Agent (Awarded 14 consecutive years) this list is published once a year in the   Seattle Magazine.
  • Forum XXII member (An alliance of experienced Realtors® whose mutual objective is to foster fair and friendly cooperation, exchange creative ideas, promote continuing education and focus on professionalism and Ethics. We hope to lead by exemplary behavior and inspired by our actions.)
  • Member of AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America)
  • Cutting Edge Marketing Techniques and Strategist

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Kathryn McGuire

Marketing Advisor

Ryan Vyner

IT Associate

Megan Shinner

Agent Support Staff

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It’s more than just a job to me. I love the multi-facets of the work of meeting the challenges, making a difference in people’s lives, sharing and building relationships.

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