The Bishop Real Estate Group Brokered by RE/MAX Gold

(916) 458-5488 |


Ken Svanum, REALTOR®/Partner

Ken brings an excellent background of management and leadership to the field of real estate where he has always maintained a strong personal and professional involvement. For over 25 years, Ken sustained a track record of proven leadership providing consistent revenue gains and bottom line achievement with Fortune 500 media companies by building and leading effective management teams. In 1995, Ken was instrumental in establishing Real Estate Network, a multi-media program designed to serve the buying and selling real estate needs in the north San Francisco Bay Area. Starting in 2000, Ken served as Vice President of Marketing for the New York Times Company Regional Newspapers where he connected routinely with real estate communities seeking mutually beneficial marketing strategies. Ken then served as President and Publisher of several New York Times community newspapers including the Santa Barbara News-Press, the Wilmington Star-News and then on to Marin Independent Journal. While in North Carolina he successfully launched Wilmington Magazine, a stand-alone publication serving the communities of Southeast North Carolina. Ken was named one of the top Southeast North Carolina business leaders in a published 2002 Leadership Poll and was awarded the prestigious Corporate Citizen of the Year award by the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce in May 2003. Ken is a tremendous asset to The Bishop Real Estate Group with his firsthand knowledge of the banking industry, impressive portfolio management, and unsurpassed knowledge of advertising and marketing, which has allowed us to give first class service to each and every client.

Ken, along with Kendra and Dana, are the founding TBREG Core.

Lic.# 01814995


TBREG 2018 Production Stats:


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Sold by TBREG in 2018

What Clients are Saying

"We purchased our first home in California October 2018. As a client from out of state, we couldn’t had done without help from Mr. and Mrs. Ken Svanum, Ms. Kelly McGhee and Ayelen Increta. The whole group practically “held” our hands thru the entire process. Our sincere thanks to The Bishop Real  estate Group, we now have a home in Rocklin area!

-Rocklin Buyer, 2018

"We enjoy our interactions with Ken. He is excellent in his communication regarding the various properties we saw. We always felt like you took our concerns seriously and felt extremely confident in all interactions with Ken”

-Luxury Home Buyer, 2016

“The best experience in selling [our] home!”

-Auburn Seller, 2016

"You were so helpful and accessible."

-Granite Bay Seller, 2016

"Great experience thanks!"

-Luxury Seller, 2016

“We worked with Kendra, Ken, and Dana. All three were very helpful and patient. Thank you!!!”

-Roseville Buyer, 2016


-Luxury Home Buyer, 2016

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