William Riss

William Riss
Coldwell Banker Bain


As the Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Landover Corporation, the holding company of Coldwell Banker Bain and Coldwell Banker Seal, Bill is responsible for the leadership and direction of CB Bain | Seal. His background in mortgage and commercial banking, land development, new construction and brokerage management have given him a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and resourceful real estate executives in the Pacific Northwest. Bill began his career in banking and mortgage lending, starting up the mortgage group for Bank West. He then became a land developer and builder before leading the real estate operations of Overton Realty. In 1982, Bill joined William A. Bain Associates as Manager of the Bellevue office, and was soon promoted to President and General Manager. He later completed a buyout of Bain Associates and the acquisition of Company Real Estate Coldwell Banker, followed by the buyout of Prudential Preferred NW. In 2000, Bill acquired eight offices in Portland through the purchase of Coldwell Banker Barbara Sue Seal Properties from Coldwell Banker National. In 2005, he acquired five more offices in the Tacoma area through the buyout of Hawkins Poe Realty. After the recent acquisitions of other Century 21 and Coldwell Banker franchises, CB Bain | Seal now spans 31 offices from Bellingham, Washington, to Canby, Oregon. Bill graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He spends his free time volunteering for Overlake Service League and Overlake Hospital, as well as fishing and playing golf and soccer.
12721 Bel-Red Road
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 456-9595
(425) 456-9599
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