Disciplinary actions: Real estate brokers and managing brokers

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

August 2015

Bob Park — Federal Way

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Providing false payoff documents; conversion of funds; and failing to disclose a license denial by the Department of Financial Institutions.   
  • Action: Real Estate Broker License revoked 5 years.

Mary Pong — Kirkland

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Judgment and failure to timely report judgment.   
  • Action: Real Estate Managing Broker License suspended 1 year, all stayed (not imposed) for a period of 3 years.

Shane Ison — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Failure to timely notify Department of criminal charges; and failure to cooperate with an investigation unrelated to criminal charge.
  • Action: Real Estate Designated Broker License suspended for a minimum of 6 months or until he cooperates with the investigation, whichever is longer.

June 2015

Jonathan Leslie — Kirkland

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Failed to disclose judgments, and falsified continuing education report.
  • Action: Real Estate Designated Broker License suspended 1 year, all stayed (not imposed) for a period of 4 years; and assessed a fine of $500.

May 2015

Trong Dang — Kent

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Providing false document.
  • Action: Real Estate Designated Broker License suspended 1 year, all stayed (not imposed) for a period of 4 years; and assessed a fine of $500.

John Elliott — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Multiple real estate related judgments.
  • Action: Real Estate Managing Broker License revoked for 1 year, all stayed (not imposed) for a period of 5 years; and assessed a fine of $5900.

April 2015

Timothy Moyer — Spokane

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Selling securities without a license.
  • Action: Shall not apply for any real estate license for a period of 5 years.

Dennis Gorin — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Theft of government funds.
  • Action: Real Estate Designated Broker License revoked for 10 years.

March 2015

Joseph Eadie — Bellevue

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Commingling of client funds. Operated an unlicensed property management company.
  • Action: Real Estate Broker License revoked for 3 years.

February 2015

Thomas Biehl — Sunnyside

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct – Misrepresentation and conversion in connection with monies intended to fund numerous real estate transactions.
  • Action: Real Estate Managing Broker License revoked for 10 years.

Bryce Sheldon — Puyallup

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct – Commission of an act of dishonesty.
  • Action: Real Estate Broker License revoked for 5 years.

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