About Our Team


Georg Syvertsen

For over 30 years, Georg Syvertsen (Managing Broker) has ranked among the top tier of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap County real estate agents. Having managed Deschamps Realty & Associates for over 20 years, Georg owned and operated Deschamps until Coldwell Banker McKenzie acquired the company in the fall of 2007. In December of 2016 Georg and his business partner Arthur Mortell accepted an invitation to join Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty. Continuing with great passion for the business, Georg provides a broad skill set and maintains a high bar of quality in every relationship. His expertise enables him to share a wealth of knowledge with his customers and a confident familiarity in diverse business transactions; providing ease in doing business while realizing monetary gains for his clients.

As a well respected leader in the community, Georg has served as President of the Kitsap County Association of Realtors, Land Use Committee, State of Washington Equal Opportunity Committee, was a member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and has been an active volunteer in numerous local organizations. Maintaining excellence, he stays consistently abreast in both technological and legal aspects of the business with an emphasis in real estate law issues, 1031 exchanges and up to date marketing techniques.

Georg has been recognized in Seattle’s Best Real Estate Agents, and both the Washington and National Association of Realtors.  

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Arthur Mortell

When we discovered Bainbridge Island’s dynamic community, with it’s inspired and supportive schools and flourishing Arts and sports programs, we knew we had found our new home!”

Arthur and his wife Dinah, moved with their three boys to Bainbridge Island from the Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles in 2005. The couple are deeply involved with their children’s schools, activities, and the Bainbridge Performing Arts. Since coming to Bainbridge Arthur has developed a successful real estate career representing buyers and sellers of homes and condominiums in partnership with Georg Syvertsen, a longtime island resident and broker with over thirty years in the business.

Arthur brings passion and integrity to his work. With a reputation for professionalism and client loyalty he has been voted Bainbridge Island’s Best Realtor. With extensive training in land use and development Arthur also holds certifications in Internet Marketing, Negotiation and New Home Sales. In addition he has two Bachelor of Arts Degrees, is a certified mediator, and has owned two businesses and managed a third. 

Since 1987, Arthur has delivered sales and management training lectures to companies such as IBM, Sun America, General Electric, Prudential Securities, the National Banking Association, and Merrill Lynch. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Washington Association of Realtors, the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce and for years was a Member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate.. This extensive business and sales experience both in and out of the real estate market has given Arthur the ability to effectively position properties within the competitive Seattle housing market as well as efficiently assist clients in finding their dream homes. Arthur, and Georg, recently joined Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty where they will continue to provide excellent, personalized service to buyers and sellers at all price points.

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e   arthur.mortell@rsir.com