About Us/ Real Estate Agents

Our Team

Mark Silver


 Partner / Agent / Broker

Mark Silver is a partner and owner of Silver Properties.  Mark has over 35 years of real estate experience.  He is a licensed Broker in both Michigan and Wisconsin.  He specializes in residential and recreational properties. 

Contact Mark at 906-364-1188 or by email at Mark@silverproperties.com

Jeffrey Hautala


 Partner / Agent / Broker

Jeffrey Hautala is a partner and owner of Silver Properties. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of real estate. He is a licensed broker in both Wisconsin and Michigan. In addition, Jeffrey is a State Licensed Appraiser for both Wisconsin and Michigan. Contact Jeffrey by email at Jeffrey@silverproperties.com

Kathy Santini



Kathy is a licensed Realtor in Michigan and Wisconsin and is a ready to serve all the real estate needs for her clients. She is a life long resident of the area and active in many community organizations and events. Currently, Kathy serves on the board of Directors of the Highline Corporation and the Hurley Education Foundation. She is also a member of the National Association of Realtors. Contact Kathy by email at Kathy@silverproperties.com or by cell at (715) 360-9413 

Gayle Colassaco


Agent/ Associate Broker  

Licensed Realtor in Wisconsin and Michigan since 2007 and joined the Silver Properties Team in 2013 and recently was awarded her licence as an Associate Broker.  Member of the National Association of Realtors and MI Association of Realtors and has 28 years property management experience at Big Powderhorn Lodging Association.

With a true passion to my career in real estate, I am here to provide the best in class service to buyers and sellers for all their real estate needs!  My experience, continued education and technology has equipped me to adapt to the ever changing market.  I will guide you through the transaction every step of the way.  I love connecting and making customers and clients feel they can trust me with an important decision in their life. Helping first time homebuyers is a favorite as is listing and selling recreational property. So whether your buying your first home or ready to move up or downsize or looking to invest, I would love the opportunity to help you reach your real estate goals. As a lifelong resident of the area, I love exploring everything the beautiful Northwood's has to offer! 

Call or Text 906-364-0621

or email me at Gayle@silverproperties.com

Danielle Virshek



At Silver Properties, my focus is on building relationships and sales/marketing to help make the dream of living life in the UP a reality, keeping my finger on the pulse of changing demands in the market and building valuable partnership opportunities.

 With recently moving back to the area I have had the opportunity to discover and learn new and upcoming approaches to sales and real estate from modern markets. If you are looking to sell or buy I will take a cutting edge approach to work hard for you and your family. Call or Text (608) 449-1294 or email me at Danielle@silverproperties.com

Jesse Baroka


 Agent/ Broker

My unique style and upbeat personality will help you get your property sold and help you find your perfect home. A part of the Silver Properties team since 2009, I've been licensed in Michigan and Wisconsin since 2006. Recently I earned a CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation. The Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. The CRS Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. In other words, I know what I'm doing for you. I can work with you  as either a seller or buyer agent. I am also a member of the Upper Peninsula and National Association of realtors. Having owned and managed my own rental properties since 2004 and managed rental properties for others since 2006, I provide experienced property management services in Gogebic County Michigan and Iron County Wisconsin. I was raised in Northern Wisconsin and know the lifestyle and the uniqueness of this area and will put my expertise to work for you. Call me today at (906) 364-3535 or email me at    Jesse@silverproperties.com 

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Shirley Carpenedo



 I'm licensed in both Michigan and Wisconsin. I have listed and sold a wide variety of residential properties and many vacant land parcels in the time I have been with Silver Properties and I enjoy all types of sales. We have many different kinds of homes in our area and there are many reasons for sellers to put their homes on the market. It is a pleasure to assist these sellers and to make sure the process of selling goes smoothly. Working with sellers goes hand in hand with working with buyers. I thoroughly enjoy helping customers locate and purchase the home that meets their needs and fulfills their dreams. When you are planning to sell or to buy, I can be of assistance to you . Please call me direct on my cell phone at (906) 364-5775, email me at shirley@silverproperties.com , or call our office at (906) 932-1200 and ask for me, Shirley Carpenedo  

Mary Wiseman



My name is Mary Wiseman I am the newest agent for Silver Properties, don’t let that scare you. I am very motivated, and will work to sell your house or business. I’ve lived in the area my whole life. I graduated from Hurley High School. Feel free to call (906)364-9216, text, or email mary@silverproperties.com

I look forward to working with you.


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Paulette Rickard


Office Manager/ Administration

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Christine Averkamp



Financial/ Marketing

As a recent immigrant to the far North, this Dallas native is excited to bring her knowledge and experience to Silver Properties.

Her background is in management and marketing .  She is a graphic artist/photographer and recently built our NEW interactive website. 

For marketing or financial assistance, please email her at: Chris@Silverproperties.com