Theresa Smith Brakebush

Continued from Theresa's Bio


  • Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Investment and Business Strategy

  • Deal Analysis and Feasibility

  • Leverage and Risk Mitigation

  • Real Estate Experience in Development and Construction



Theresa has an extensive background in commercial real estate, financial and project analysis, and relationship management. Her experience and specialized expertise includes creating and reviewing proformas and cost breakdowns; creating financial spreadsheets; helping clients find project specific financing; preparing financial packages for lenders; and a wide range of other financial analysis and project feasibility work.


Professional Organizations

  • Former member of CREW Portland (Commercial Real Estate Women) – Past President and Board of Directors




  • Commercial Lending School 2007

  • Series 7 Securities License 2013

  • Series 66 Securities License 2013

  • Oregon Life, Health and Long-Term Care Insurance License 2014



Theresa likes just about any activity but primarily gets the opportunity to enjoy downhill skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, play soccer, run, and practice yoga all year round. Along with the work she does for Ravensview she also owns a small creative business called B.Plush and sells her handmade originals at boutiques in both Oregon and Minnesota. She thoroughly enjoys traveling adventures and delicious food. Theresa and her husband, Johnny, live in Lake Oswego with their little dog Chico.