John Woods is a native New Mexican who has lived in the Albuquerque area for 30 years including a decade in the east mountains. He attended Manzano High School and then received a computer business degree from the University of New Mexico. He and his wife met at UNM and have been married for 17 years and have 4 children. John worked in the IT department at Intel Corporation for 14 years. He loved working for a well run International company that provided opportunities to learn project and program management. He learned invaluable communication and customer service skills while serving the manufacturing technicians and engineers that ran factories around the world. John had experience running a successful network marketing business in college where he developed sales and leadership experience.
He started pursuing real estate investing courses and opportunities in 2014 and then decided to get his Associate Broker license in 2015. John has been working as a full-time REALTOR® since October of 2015, and he has had the pleasure of helping his clients close on over 110 properties since then. He founded the PHOCUS Real Estate team in February 2018 and joined EXP Realty in March 2020. Based on extensive training and experience, he has earned the following designations: e-PRO, MCNE (Master Certified Negotiation Expert), and CRS (Certified Residential Specialist). He has experience with bank owned properties (REOs), short sales, condos, homes with land leases, vacant land, 3 to 12 unit multi-family properties, and property management. He has helped home buyers and sellers as far south as Los Lunas, north to Rio Rancho and Cochiti Lake, and in multiple communities in the east mountains where he grew up. John has also helped multiple investors flip properties and has connections with a variety of vendors and contractors with whom he regularly partners.
John absolutely loves the people, culture, and languages in and around the Duke City. He has been an active leader within his church, Believers Center of Albuquerque, for most of his adult life. John is a passionate Christ-follower who seeks to love, serve, and encourage the people he interacts with and put his faith to work in practical ways on a daily basis. He would love to assist you with any 505 real estate related questions you might have!
Jordan Ashley Marshall is a realtor who wants to help you reach your goals for home ownership. She has a passion for helping people, and this drive led her to a career in real estate so that she could foster human connections while helping people to achieve their dreams.Before she began to pursue her career in real estate, she worked closely with women’s health professionals to secure health care and well-being for the lives of Albuquerque residents. The ability to assist women in accessing aid for such foundational needs helped her to realize the future capacity to build further prosperity and success in the lives of the community around her. Compassion motivates her to do whatever she can to help others flourish. She sees her career in real estate as deeply connected to this same goal- to help people access security and stability through which they can provide for their future hopes.
Jordan’s interpersonal skills and welcoming disposition allow her to establish relationships with buyers and sellers that foster an experience that fits the specific goals of each individual. First-time buyers and sellers can feel confident and inspired by her determination to go the extra mile to find the best opportunity for their personal plans. She is also ideal for those looking to comfortably downsize to adjust to a new independent lifestyle, who may feel apprehension at experiencing the home-buying process once again after a long hiatus. Whether you’re on one of these ends of the spectrum or simply looking to upsize or move into the Albuquerque area, her attention to detail and mindfulness of unique necessities make her a warm and capable guide through the whole job. She won’t rest until her clients are happy in the home of their dreams.
Her experiences have brought her to homes all over Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, and her personable manners have allowed her to build strong connections with sellers and buyers throughout both cities. Her enthusiasm and focus ensure that she will deliver results to satisfy a wide range of diverse needs.
Born and raised in Albuquerque, Christy Burton has made the Southwest her home for many years. She has been a member of the PHOCUS Team since its formation in the spring of 2018. Christy attended Brigham Young University and the University of New Mexico and has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering. After several years working as an engineer in government and private industry, she took time off from employment to be home with her two children. Now that they are both in school, she is excited to be embarking on a new career in real estate.
Besides her position as Real Estate Assistant with PHOCUS Real Estate, Christy has several volunteer jobs, including with her neighborhood association as Board Secretary, with a local cat rescue, and with her church in various positions. She also served as a PTA Vice President, organized science fair for several years, and still volunteers in the school library.
Christy enjoys providing support to the agents on the PHOCUS Team and putting to good use the skills learned through her life’s opportunities.