Our Management Team

Mark Thompson

Founder/Broker/CEO

Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, Mark became a licensed Realtor in 2003 when he began acquiring distressed properties.  He obtained his Real Estate broker's license in 2004 - current.  Mark has also been a real estate broker in Kentucky; mortgage broker in Ohio and Kentucky; and an Accredited Buyers Rep. with NAR.  Mark has been featured in "Personal Real Estate Investor" magazine multiple times, appeared on Cincinnati's WCPO-TV's "Real Etate Experts", and has been a guest at national conferences and on national podcasts covering topics related to real estate investing, property management, self-directed IRA investing, and more.  Mark co-leads the national's largest networking group of residential property management company owners.

FUN FACT:  Mark is a trained
private pilot (unlicensed)

John Walko

Sales Manager/Portfolio Manager

John has been with ET since the beginning and has been a licensed Realtor since 2009.  Originally from Hazelton, PA, this former Nittany Lion came to Cincinnati, OH in '95.  John first met Mark as an investor client buying properties.  As Senior Portfolio Manager, his clients appreciate his professionalism, thorough communication, sincerity, integrity, and the fact that he can build a house from the ground up.  

FUN FACT:  John has an identical twin

Pam Stadler

Operations Manager

Pam is a native Cincinnatian, and received her BBA from University of Cincinnati.  Before EquityTeam, Pam worked as a corporate IT trainer for 10 years, and helped manage her family's portfolio of rentals before starting her family.  When she came back to the workforce, it was simply good luck and conincidence that brought Pam and ET together. Pam started as a Leasing Manager with ET and later transitioned into Operations Manager. She is very much the glue that holds our operations together.

FUN FACT:  Pam regularly provides foster care to dogs.

Linda Kummerer

Controller

Linda has been overseeing EquityTeam's financials since 2014.  She has 25 years accounting experience in the public and private sectors and is an Enrolled Agent, Quickbooks Pro Advisor, and IRS Tax Specialist.  She's passionate about accuracy and compliance and is a wizard with reports and spreadsheets.

FUN FACT:  Linda loves riding her motorcycle.