Jan Busse, REALTOR® – Listing Agent
Founder Jan Busse of The Busse Group provides an unprecedented level of expertise, service, and commitment. Jan moved to the Highland Lakes in 2006 and immediately began her real estate career as an individual agent. Five years later, the Busses’ started their team when her husband, Roy joined the business. Today, The Busse Group is the #1 team in the Highland Lakes.
Client focused, and technology driven, Jan’s business mindset is apparent in all aspects of the transaction. Her focus on sales data insure Busse Group clients understand and take advantage of current market trends. She provides the brand vision for the group by utilizing clever, polished, and professional marketing and advertising campaigns. Effective Internet marketing techniques combined with her innovative negotiating skills lead to high yielding contracts for Busse Group clients.
An artist by training, she was an entrepreneur who founded and operated one of the largest private art schools in metropolitan Chicago, IL before moving to the Highland Lakes.
Roy Busse, along with Jan, is a managing partner of The Busse Group, LLC and a licensed Realtor®. Roy has been involved in all aspects of the company including, sales, marketing, operations, financial, sales management, legal and taxes.
As a founding member of the team, he has leveraged his extensive background in business and marketing that includes senior positions at Ford Motor Company, retail automotive dealerships, an automotive systems provider, and an internet startup.
Roy’s background, real estate experience, and knowledge of the area as a 13-year resident brings valuable perspective and guidance to both the selling and listing process.
Beverly Graham, REALTOR® – Buyers Agent
Beverly Graham epitomizes energy, integrity and hard work. She grew up relocating frequently both with her family and then with her husband’s career and is a veteran of buying, selling and financing homes. The Hill Country is where she has been proud to call home for over ten years, and she loves helping clients to find their piece of Texas paradise.
Prior to real estate, she enjoyed as career as a senior financial analyst in the mutual fund, business consulting, technology, and engineering industries. Holding a degree in Economics and a Master’s in Business Administration, she wanted to continue to work with high level professionals without having to live in the big city. She was delighted to join The Busse Group representing buyers and have the opportunity to work in the very community where she lives. Her experience in the corporate world in strategic and analytical roles lends tremendous value to her real estate clientele. Understanding the state of the local market, realistic property values, historical price cycles and the current broader economic outlook helps her to support clients with the purchase of property as an asset, whether it serves as a home or as an investment addition to a portfolio. A firm believer in giving back, she supports her church and several charities with her time and talent. In her free time, teaching power and hatha yoga is a continual source of inspiration. As a passionate cook and golfer, she loves sharing great meals and time on the course with her husband Kent.
Marie Julie Gusman, REALTOR® – Buyers Agent
Originally from Southern California, Mary Julie has resided in the Hill Country, more specifically Spicewood, for 25 years. She has been in the real estate field for over 18 years, working previously as an accountant for private real estate investors and aiding in the purchasing and selling of everything from raw land to million square foot industrial properties. Mary Julie is well versed on the needs of families today, and will do everything she can to ensure a smooth transaction. She adores the hill country, lake life, and is excited to bring others to this beautiful area.
Mary Jo Callaway, Realtor® – Transaction Coordinator
Mary Jo Callaway, licensed Realtor® is the TRANSACTIONS COORDINATOR for The Busse Group. As the facilitator for the contract to close͛ process, she assists Busse Group agents and their clients by performing some of our most important and time sensitive processes and procedures. Working with cooperating agents, title companies, and vendors, Mary assures smooth, efficient transactions in a very stressful, fast paced environment. Her attention to detail, focused work ethic, and unparalleled integrity, has made her a vital component of our company͛s success.
Nicole Deal, Realtor®, is Co-listing Agent
Nicole Deal, licensed Realtor®, is CO-LISTING AGENT FOR THE BUSSE GROUP. As Jan’s listing partner, she is responsible for the entire front end of the listing process. She prepares client’s market analyses, publishes our monthly and annual sales charts, and is always up-to-date on current market conditions. Nicole is also responsible for following up with new clients, nurturing our listing database, spearheading our seller marketing campaigns, and maintaining our listing contract files. She heads client services for the ͞seller͟ side of our business. Her industry knowledge, excellent people skills, energetic, sincere attitude, and professionalism inspire clients and partners alike.