The Braunworth Group

Peter Braunworth grew up in Corvallis and moved to Salem in 2008. Having grown up in Corvallis and lived in Salem for several years now, he is very familiar and well connected with both communities. With about 10 years of business experience, Peter Braunworth comes to Paramount Real Estate Services from a background in entrepreneurship, banking and Real Estate. Clients and colleagues have always known Peter as hardworking, dedicated, knowledgeable, and highly ethical. He strives to maintain that reputation through attention to detail and focus in every Real Estate transaction.  Peter is very involved in his church and believes strongly that God has called Christians to push back the darkness in their respective careers and communities by setting an example of following Christ. Because of this, Peter strives to always honor the Lord in his business dealings. Peter is married to his sweet wife, Alexa and they live here in South Salem with their wonderful and crazy dog, Kova, a Bernese Mountain Dog.  Peter’s clients will vouch for him as well. If you want to work with a highly knowledgeable, hard working, top-notch real estate agent; Peter is your guy! To see some recommendations from Peter’s previous clients, please visit his public page:

Associate Broker, Justin Simnitt brings great experience to the team.  Justin grew up in the Portland area but has made his home in Salem for the last ten years. He graduated from Corban University, majoring in Business Administration and Accounting, and began his career. Prior to working in finance, Justin’s first professional endeavor began in high school when he started a business helping families in the community do landscaping and home improvement projects. As he planned to attend college, Justin knew he wanted to be in a field that allowed him to connect with people and put to use strong business sense and practice. During his time in college, Justin was active in school and coaching high school basketball. You will still often find him on the court playing basketball with friends or on the golf course trying not to throw his clubs in the lake.Despite Justin’s love for athletics and competition, his greatest win was scoring his beautiful wife, Megan in 2012. Together they enjoy serving in their church, sharing Christ’s love in the community, hosting friends and family for dinner, working in their yard, and trying out new coffee shops and restaurants in town.While Justin worked as an accountant and Megan as a pre-school teacher, they began to search for their own first home. Being first-time home buyers was both exciting and nerve-wracking, but when they found the house they were overcome with joy envisioning the ways they could make it a home. This process sparked a desire in Justin to bring the excitement and peace of mind that clients need as they look to purchase or sell their home. His hard work, financial background, and attention to detail make Justin a reliable and helpful resource, but it is his genuine care for those he works with, that sets him apart. Justin’s greatest desire is to make sure his clients are listened to and taken care of with the ease of a little laughter along the way as they too find their house to make a home.   Justin can be reached at 503-260-1077 and


Kaylyn Blum, Licensed Assistant

Kaylyn grew up in the Salem area and graduated from Oregon State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has been practicing sports medicine as a certified Athletic Trainer for the past four years in Portland, Salem, Albany, and Lebanon.  In 2016 she made the switch to work for a non-profit mission organization, Reid Saunders Association after she returned from a mission trip from Thailand. She currently works as the Executive Assistant to Reid Saunders and goes on at least one mission trip per year. In addition to traveling to Thailand, Kaylyn has been to Myanmar, Oaxaca, Malawi, and the Middle East. Kaylyn enjoys serving at her church, New Hope Foursquare, as part of the prayer team and teacher in the children’s ministries.  Out of her love of service, she wanted to further help people in the community in the biggest transaction of their life, real estate. Kaylyn is a licensed Broker in the state of Oregon and a member of the Realtors Association. She works directly with Peter as his licensed assistant and as a Broker for the team. Whether you are buying or selling a home, Kaylyn is confident her hard work, dedication, and heart for service can meet the needs of every client.  Kaylyn can be reached at 503-508-6797 and



Shawn Shukle has just recently made her home in the Willamette Valley after living most of her life in Washington State. Shawn and her husband, Kevin, raised two beautiful daughters while living just north of Spokane, Washington in the small town of Colbert. Both daughters soon found wonderful men to marry and moved on to new adventures. Wanting to be closer to family and maybe a new adventure or two for themselves, Shawn and Kevin also decided to move and now call Dallas, Oregon their home. She is loving the milder climate of Oregon – and yes, even the rain!  Shawn has an extensive and varied background in marketing and customer service which she is finding to be extremely valuable as a Licensed Real Estate Broker. She is a focused listener, adviser and is known for her encouraging and genuine concern for her clients and strives to create a positive experience for both sides in any property transaction. She especially loves working with first-time home buyers, giving them the extra time and information they need to purchase their own home.  You can reach Shawn at 503-270-8485 and


The Braunworth Group team members are supported by their non-licensed assistant Kaitlyn Hunter.  Kaitlyn was raised in Colbert, Washington, just north of Spokane and relocated to Salem in 2011 to attend Corban University. She has studied psychology with a focus in counseling. To say she enjoys helping people would be an understatement. Although real estate is not in the psychology field, Kaitlyn is able to use her skills from her schooling to better assist not only their clients but also the staff of The Braunworth Group.In the spring of 2013, Kaitlyn married Shane, a native of Salem, and they began to put down roots. While attending Salem Heights Church, Kaitlyn and Shane became involved in a small group, have served in the middle school youth group, and have been able to grow with this thriving community of believers.  Although Kaitlyn is not a licensed broker, she has been able to work through the restrictions and has become a phenomenal assistant.  Kaitlyn can be reached at













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