Our Team

The Landmark Real Estate Team consists of Realtors, Brokers and an Auctioneer, all ready to assist you with your commercial, residential, rental and land needs.

With over 75 years of combined experience, you will receive the highest level of customer service and we are sure to turn your real estate experience into a GREAT real estate experience.

Click on the team member images to read the individual bios.

Duane Lewis

Duane Lewis

Realtor, Broker, Co-Owner, Founder
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
Mobile:
7853414025
E-mail:
DLewis@LandmarkKansas.com

Duane Lewis is a top commercial real estate agent/broker in the state of Kansas.  Duane is also the top commercial  and investment real estate broker in the Flint Hills area.  Mr. Lewis is the Co-Owner and the founder of Landmark Real Estate and specializes in investment real estate, real estate tax exchanges commercial real estate and new residential development. Duane has been licensed since 1984 and is a past president of the Manhattan Association of Realtors. Mr. Lewis is the Managing Broker of the Manhattan Kansas team of Realtors at Landmark Real Estate.

Duane is also co-owner of Manhattan's premier Storage Unit Facility- Landmark Storage

Duane is also co-owner of the New Homes Construction Company- Landmark Quality Homes

Byron Lewis

Byron Lewis

Realtor e-PRO, ABR, CRS, Co-Owner
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
Mobile:
7853411745
E-mail:
Byron@LandmarkKansas.com
Web Site:
http://www.LandmarkByron.com

Byron Lewis has been associated with Landmark Real Estate in various aspects since the early 90's while still a student at Manhattan High School, he joined the Landmark Team as a full time agent in 2004.  Byron has a multi-facet and extensive background in Economics, Banking, Property Management, Corporate Management and Development. A Kansas State University graduate with major coursework in the areas of Economics and Business- Byron has additionally held positions with a prominent state bank, in  corporate management/financial management (technology sector), and has worked under major local, state, federal, and federal defense grant programs prior to returning to his calling as an independant, trusted and knowledgeable real estate advisor.  Byron proudly calls the Manhattan, KS area home- growing up attending both local, public and private schools in the area. Byron understands and can relate that home purchases are often emotional, especially for the first time home buyer, while using his knowledge of real estate, markets and expertise in keeping the best interest of his clients position in perspective. With the areas ofcommercial and investment purchases and sales - Byron's RE investors and commercial clients find his analytical and evaluation skills highly beneficial to their overall success.
  
Byron Lewis is also owner of Manhattan Kansas/ Fort Riley Area Property Management CompanyBCL Properties

Jerry Istas

Jerry Istas

Realtor, Assoc. Broker, CRS, ABR, Co-Owner
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
Mobile:
7853134693
E-mail:
Jerry@LandmarkKansas.com
Web Site:
http://www.HomesWithJerry.com

Jerry Istas is a Full-Time Realtor with Landmark. Jerry specializes in Residential, Investment, First-Time Home Buyer, Seller & Buyer Representation and Relocation. Jerry is currently serving as the Manhattan Association of Realtors Director for the  Kansas Association of Realtors.

Mr. Istas is also co-owner of the New Homes Builder Company- Landmark Quality Homes

Claudia Luthi

Claudia Luthi

Realtor, GRI, CRS
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
Mobile:
7854100209
E-mail:
Claudia@LandmarkKansas.com

Claudia Luthi has been a real estate professional and broker for over 35 years.  She believes buying and selling real estate is an important financial commitment which requires working with  an experienced full time professional broker.  As a Multi-Million Dollar producer Claudia has the experience you can rely on. Her experience includes all aspects of real estate, but she especially enjoys assisting first-time buyers and families relocating to the Manhattan area as their Buyer Advocate.  Claudia also enjoys giving back to her community as a Board member for the Manhattan Emergency Shelter and is also a volunteer for CASA as a court appointed special advocate for children.  Claudia strives to be the Real Estate Professional you can rely on to go the “extra mile”

Daren Lewis

Daren Lewis

Realtor
Mobile:
7853416037
Fax:
7855378028
Office:
7857762222
E-mail:
Daren@LandmarkKansas.com
Web Site:
http://www.darenleelewis.com

Daren Lee Lewis has been a lifelong resident of Manhattan, Kansas and is happy to call it home. He brings more than 30 years’ experience with Manhattan and the surrounding area to better assist your family in finding the perfect property to meet your individual needs. Daren specializes in seller and buyer representation and relocation. For his buyers, he is diligent and thorough in his search to find the ideal property to meet their expectations. For his sellers, he uses a broad range of conventional and internet marketing tools to showcase your property and appeal to the broadest range of qualified buyers. He is prepared to work tirelessly on your behalf. Daren has worked with Landmark Real Estate in Property Management and Maintenance since 2000 and joined the Landmark Team as a Realtor in 2011. He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Mass Communications.

Jim Nelson

Jim Nelson

Realtor
Mobile:
7855641494
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
E-mail:
jcn59@hotmail.com

Jim has been a life long resident of the Manhattan area. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a B.S. in Agriculture Economics. Jim has been a realtor since 2006. His background includes residential & investment property, along with property management. Jim believes his clients needs come first. Whether selling or buying, he would be happy to assist you.

John Childs

John Childs

Realtor, New Construction Contractor
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
E-mail:
Homes@LandmarkKansas.com
Jim Swarts

Jim Swarts

Realtor
Office:
7857762222
Mobile:
7854109610
Fax:
7855378028
E-mail:
jswarts@landmarkkansas.com
Web Site:
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/james-swarts/21/b32/a11

James Swarts has worked in real estate for over twenty-five years, which has allowed James to build a loyal clientele, by ensuring his patience, perseverance, integrity, and willingness to listen, which makes the house hunting experience comfortable and enjoyable for his clients. James views a person's home as an extension of their personality.

James’ background in real estate development, both residential and commercial, as well as his academic background in engineering and design, gives James a solid skill base and multifaceted knowledge that benefit his clients. He offers a professional, high level of personal service to his clients. Buyers enjoy the search process with James; his market knowledge and experience help them to make what is often the largest purchase of one’s life seem easy and seamless. Sellers benefit from his marketing expertise, ability to correctly value properties and position them in the marketplace.

James’ unique blend of sales and management experience equip him with the top notch negotiating and creative problem solving skills, necessary to navigating the complexities of the real estate market. He has a personable communication style and maintains a sincere interest in comfortable and mutually profitable working relationships.

James is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a BS in Engineering.  Raised in Michigan and Texas, James is proud to make Manhattan, KS his home.

Larry Limbocker

Larry Limbocker

Associate Broker
Mobile:
7853177713
Office:
7857762222
E-mail:
larry@landmarkkansas.com

Real Estate Broker with 20 years experience in Real Estate Sales for residential, investments properties.   Multi-million dollar producer and US Army Veteran.  Graduate of kansas State University in Hospitality management and life long resident of Manhattan Kansas.  I enjoy working with buyers and finding them the right house in their right location at the best possible price.  You can reach me 24/7.

Lidia Nagy

Lidia Nagy

Associate Broker
Fax:
7855378028
Office:
7857762222
Mobile:
7855652523
E-mail:
lidianagyKS@gmail.com
Web Site:
http://www.lidianagy.com/

Graduate of the University of Bucharest Romania, with a science degree, and a Manhattan resident since 1992. Lidia has a wealth of experience and an outstanding  reputation as a Real Estate Broker, built upon the foundation of passion, integrity, knowledge, skills, dedication, and overall professionalism. She specializes in all aspects of residential, commercial and investment real estate, including buying, selling and relocation.

Member of National Association of Realtors, Kansas Association of Realtors, and Manhattan Association of Realtors, where she served on the Board of Directors and on the Education, Budget & Finance, and Forms Committees.

Lidia is married to Gabriel Nagy, Professor of Mathematics at Kansas State University; they have two sons, Gabe and Steve, who are Manhattan High School graduates, currently pursuing science degrees

Elizabeth Jankord

Elizabeth Jankord

Realtor
Fax:
7855378028
Office:
7857762222
Mobile:
7853416841
E-mail:
elizabeth@landmarkkansas.com

After attending Kansas State University, Elizabeth has made Manhattan her home for the past 30 years.  Together with her husband, Steve, they have raised three children and have been involved in all aspects of the community.  Steve and Elizabeth own Jankord Construction, specializing in executive home building, with Steve serving as past president of Flint Hills Area Builders.  Elizabeth is knowledgeable in all aspects of home construction and inspection.  She enjoys using her knowledge to guide buyers in the home buying process, as well as assisting sellers on how to invest appropriately to get the most for their property. 

Wanda Mae Lewis

Wanda Mae Lewis

Realtor
Phone:
7853417175
E-mail:
Wanda@landmarkkansas.com

Wanda May Lewis came to Manhattan from Kansas City, Mo. She met and married lifelong resident and Realtor Daren Lee Lewis and became a part of a second generation of Realtors in the Lewis family.  They eat, breathe, and sleep Real Estate and love it!!

She has a deep faith and love in God as a member of University Christian Church. God is always first and being a mother and wife come next. She is a natural born leader and prides herself on her humility and great love for others. She is the very definition of well rounded.

She has worked for Citibank, Wells Fargo and a CPA/Law Firm in finance and for high profile names in marketing. She has a history in track and basketball. She is a singer/songwriter and played in multiple bands as well as being a solo act. She went to Maple Woods Community College and Northwest Missouri State University with a major in Public Relations. Along with her employment history, experience and knowledge, she is a social media expert and uses multiple social media and real estate sites to benefit her clients.

Wanda is a member of the National Association of Realtors, The Manhattan Association of Realtors and the Kansas Association of Realtors
Amy Wallace

Amy Wallace

Realtor
Office:
7857762222
Fax:
7855378028
Mobile:
7576511068
E-mail:
Amy@LandmarkKansas.com

Amy was born in Virginia and received a degree in arts from the University of Maryland. Amy has been a Kansas resident for the past 5 years. Amy has been a police officer at the Riley County Police Department for the last 4 years and knows the area very well. Amy is army affiliated and is a member of National Association of Realtors, Kansas Association of Realtors, and Manhattan Association of Realtors. Amy lives in the Manhattan area with her husband and son. 

 

Angie Plymesser

Angie Plymesser

Realtor
Mobile:
7856141947
Fax:
7855378028
Office:
7857762222
E-mail:
Angie@LandmarkKansas.com

Angie was born and raised in a small town in North Central Kansas, attending and studying Business at Central Christian College of Kansas in McPherson and later transferring to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Angie has owned and operated a number of successful businesses since 2006, and while being an entrepreneur is her passion it still comes in second to being a mother of four.  In 2013 Angie got her real estate license and started working at Thummel Real Estate, LLC in Concordia, Ks, where she sold both residential and commercial properties as well as doing property management.  In July of 2016, Angie transferred to Landmark Real Estate in Manhattan where she is focusing mostly on residential real estate. Angie, along with her husband and children, is looking forward to moving in the near future and calling Manhattan their home

Victoria Jarrett

Victoria Jarrett

Realtor
Fax:
7855378028
Office:
7857762222
Mobile:
7852892232
E-mail:
Victoria@LandmarkKansas.com

Victoria Jarrett grew up in Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. During college she joined the Army National Guard and specialized in Human Resources. Shortly after graduating college she deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Her military experience has given her the opportunity to meet and connect with many different people from diverse backgrounds. Her specialty in Human Resources gives her an edge on the administrative and organizational aspects of real estate. Victoria is now a member of the Kansas Army National Guard and proud to call Manhattan her home. Not only is she a part of the Army National Guard, but her spouse is also in the Army and stationed here at Ft Riley. She is ready to work relentlessly to help you sell your house or buy the home of your dreams. Whether it’s 6am or 6pm she is always available to take care of her client’s needs.

Angie Frigon

Angie Frigon

Realtor
Mobile:
7853170799
Office:
7857762222
E-mail:
AngieFrigon@LandmarkKansas.com

Angie grew up in a small town in Kansas and attended Kansas State University completing her Bachelors Degree in Hospitality Management.  After living in Manhattan, KS for 9 years her family moved to Clay Center, KS to raise their three girls.  They have lived in Clay Center for 8 years and are very involved in the community along with having extensive knowledge about the housing market there.   She uses creative marketing techniques, including social media and videos, to reach a variety of potential buyers.  She also has a great working relationship with real estate agents in Clay Center and Manhattan that will be a valuable asset in helping you find or sell your home.  Contact Angie today to start your journey in buying or selling a home.