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Meet The Team


The Bourke Group consists of enthusiastic, creative individuals dedicated to meeting the individual needs of each client whether buying or selling residential, commercial, or investment property. We want to achieve the individual goals of each client and make the sale or purchase of real estate a rewarding experience. Let us find you an Asheville home for sale that you will enjoy for years.

Our Group’s Mission: To be dedicated to superior customer care through open communication, personalized attention, and above all, honesty. We will continuously provide diligent and ethical services and build relationships with our clients, motivating them to recommend us to friends and family.



Steve Bourke (Owner Broker)

Steve is Your Asheville Real Estate Specialist. He is a full-service real estate agent in Asheville that is dedicated to providing you with exactly what you want – current information, attention to detail, no pressure and great service. He has a full-time team of real estate consultants and office assistants ready to make Selling or Buying a home, land or commercial properties in Asheville, NC the best experience possible. Steve is an integral part of the Asheville community and family man. Steve has been recognized as a top producer for Keller Williams Professionals Realty, Asheville NC. He looks forward to helping you with your Real Estate needs.



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Terry HessBG-8 (Buyer Specialist, Broker, Realtor)

Terry has lived in Asheville since 1999; originally from Los Angeles, he has also lived in St Louis, Atlanta, and Miami.  After serving in the US Navy, Terry was involved in real estate development and commercial banking, receiving his real estate license in 2003.  Terry specializes in the sale of residential homes and lots in Buncombe, Henderson & Madison Counties.  In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, golfing, performing arts and reading.







Bob Bryenton - Photo to UseBob Bryenton (Real Estate Consultant, Realtor)

Bob received his bachelor science degree in business administration majoring in marketing and real estate investing and development from Plymouth state college. For over 37 years Bob owned an independent outdoor industry sales agency that focused in the Southeast, annual sales exceeded $23 million. His real estate career started in 1996 purchasing single-family rental homes, fix and flips, rehabs in developing a small residential community. This evolved over time into US Real Estate Ventures, LLC which was formed in 2008 focusing on multifamily apartment complexes throughout the Southeast, office buildings, and purchasing and selling discounted notes backed by real estate.

Bob is a board member and chairman of the board of question’s for North Carolina’s Big Brothers Big Sisters, is a past board member with numerous committee chair positions of the Carolina Real Estate Investment Association, and has also held a North Carolina general contractors license. Bob looks forward to the opportunity to assist you with one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime and will use his knowledge and assist you in your real estate transaction, whether that’s purchasing or selling your home. He does not take the responsibility lightly.



Irina Whiting (Real Estate Specialist, Realtor)

Irina Whiting is a Toronto native who has called the mountains of Western North Carolina her home for the past 5 years. Before settling in Asheville with her husband and starting a family, she honorably served in the United States Marine Corps.

Real Estate is Irina’s passion, but it all stemmed from being raised in a hospitality family. Her experience in hospitality taught Irina the true importance of customer service, effective communication, attention to detail, and how to create the best possible experience for any given customer. She truly believes that “It takes hands to build a house, but only a heart can build a home.” Irina is practical, logical and honest, and expressly uses these skills in order to meet the needs of her clients, no matter what their demands.

Irina joined The Bourke Group as a Keller Williams Professional in 2016. She is a dedicated buyer’s agent on an award-winning team and is certified by the National Association of REALTORS® as a Military Relocation Professional. Nothing makes her happier than helping first-time homebuyers achieve their homeownership dreams. When she’s not helping clients find their dream home she spends her spare time with her family and enjoys hiking, running, backpacking, photography, cooking, traveling, and yoga.


Wes Bourke (Real Estate Specialist, Realtor)










Justin Tsugranes (Executive Assistant)



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