Jake Blackburn is an Eastern Oregon native where he was born and raised in Burns, Oregon on a farm/ranch outside of town. Growing up participating in 4-H, FFA, and sports in his free time, while working as a wildland firefighter, OYCC where he restored aspen groves and built fences, as well as farming. He attended both Western Oregon University as well as Eastern Oregon University where he is finishing up schooling in the spring of ‘22. Completing his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Global Food and Agriculture. While in college Jake played football for both universities seeing lots of playing time on the defense side of the ball. In his free time he likes to hunt, fish, ski, and do any other outdoor activities. He is relieved to be back in his roots and eager to get started in the family business which has been going since 1960.
Colby Marshall was born in Burns Oregon and raised on his family’s cattle ranch located in the frontier high desert of eastern Oregon. After graduating from Burns High School, Colby completed his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Business Management from Oregon State University-Eastern Oregon University. College classes led to an interest in public land and energy policy followed by a decade of work in the United States Congress. After his work in the government, Colby served as Vice President of one of the largest ranches in eastern Oregon, managing all aspects of livestock operations and helping to grow an eco-resort. Colby, and his wife of 25 years, Shelley, have two children, a nineteen-year-old daughter Hadley and a fifteen-year-old son Wyatt of which they are very proud.
Curt Blackburn is the owner of United Country Jett Blackburn Real Estate Inc. located in Burns Oregon. Jett Blackburn Real Estate is a family owned business and has served Harney County since 1960. Jett Blackburn Real Estate has been in the family for three generations started Curt’s grandfather Jett and his father Jett C. Blackburn selling houses, farms, and ranches in Eastern Oregon for decades. Curt grew up in Harney County and as a kid worked cattle ranches and on hay farms. He currently still has a hay farm in the Burns area. After graduating from Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls Oregon with an associate degree in Electronic Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management, Curt came back to Burns, Oregon to work in the family business. He has been a licensed real estate agent since 1990. When not selling real estate, Curt helped coach the Burns High School Football for 19 years, served on the City of Burns Council, sat on the Harney County Hospital budget board and the Harney County budget board. Curt is a member of the Shriners (Al Kader), Lions, and Elks Club. His hobbies include an active lifestyle with hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and flying his new drone filming his listings. Curt and his wife Kaeko raised their children in Harney County. One is an Oregon University graduate who is in law enforcement, one graduated from Oregon State University and is a civil engineer in John Day, Oregon, and the youngest graduated from Eastern Oregon University and is working in real estate here in Burns. Curt has a vast knowledge of real estate in eastern Oregon and has sold all typed of real estate, houses, commercial, bare land, recreational, forest, farms and ranches in Harney, Grant, Lake, Malheur and Crook counties. He specialized in Ag and Recreational properties. With his years of experience and knowledge in real estate make him an asset for all of your real estate needs.
Mardy Stewart has been in real estate since 1999. Encouraged to join the Blackburn Real Estate family from her mother who had been in real estate since 1980. Mardy had been in the grocery industry for the 20 years prior to going into real estate. Mardy, who was raised in Harney County, enjoys the outdoors. Camping, fishing and hunting are activities that she enjoys while gardening and cooking for her family is her passion. Mardy has four children and 6 grandchildren. She lives on a few acres outside of town where she grows hay and raises her own beef. She specializes in home sales but handles small acreages, hobby farms and rural properties as well.