Jean Shine is an award-winning, multi-million dollar producing real estate agent with Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in Killeen, Texas. She serves the following Central Texas communities: Belton, Copperas Cove, Fort Hood, Harker Heights, Killeen, Lampasas, Salado, Temple, and surrounding areas. Jean and her team specialize in providing you with the most professional, top-notch service and experience, allowing you to have the best quality and most stress-free move you can imagine.
2008 - Appointed Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army
2006 - Recipient of the Roy J. Smith Award (Killeen Chamber of Commerce)
2006 - Recipient of the Preserving the Trust Award - Coldwell Banker
2006 - Recipient of the Star Power Humanitarian Award
2006 - President of Killeen Education Foundation
#1 Agent Internationally for Coldwell Banker®: 6 of last 9 years
#1 Agent in Texas for Coldwell Banker®: 2001-2009
#1 in total production: 1992-2009
#1 in listings sold: 1996-2009
#1 International office for number of sold units in office size category
International President's Premier for Coldwell Banker®: 2003-2009
Instructor for Star Power Seminars: 1996-2010
Speaker at National Events in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Anaheim, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Naples, San Antonio, Minneapolis, New Orleans, San Diego, San Antonio: 1996-2010
Invited to Coldwell Banker® Elite Retreat (Top 1% of all international Coldwell Banker® agents): 1992-2010
1997 - National Panelist for Coldwell Banker's® exclusive Elite Retreat
1995-1997 - Regional Vice President of the Texas chapter of CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
Super Star Panelist for Coldwell Banker® - '95, '97, '98, 2000-2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
1995 - Invited to be a "Star Power Member" of the Howard Brinton nationwide seminars. This select group of hand-picked top producers from around the nation form a team of training specialists for seminars given across the nation. Not only will Jean be teaching but she will also be learning from the best in the nation. Jean will be referring clients to these outstanding REALTORS® as well as receiving clients from them.
Featured in an article in the NATIONAL RELOCATION & REAL ESTATE magazine
Jean gives relocation fairs in many different states for military and corporate families relocating to Central Texas
Bill Shine joined Jean Shine at The Shine Team, Inc. in 1999. He brings a lifetime of business experience and community service to the team. Bill is a life-long resident of Central Texas. In 1967, Bill graduated from Texas Tech University with a BBA (Marketing). Bill served as an infantry platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam, and he was awarded the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Air Medal among other awards. For the next 30 years, Bill was an Independent Goodyear Dealer operating locations in Killeen, Copperas Cove and Belton.
Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, 1991-2005
Currently serves on the Board of Governors of the AUSA Central Texas/Fort Hood Chapter
Current member of the Board of Directors for First National Bank Texas and the Fort Hood National Bank
Member of the Military Affairs Committee of Killeen and Harker Height Chambers of Commerce
Life-long member of First United Methodist Church
Serves on the Board of Trustees of Central Texas College (13 year member)
Past Member of the National Dealer Advisory Council for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Scott Shine, Sales Manager, REALTOR®, ABR, ePro, CRRS
Scott Shine has been helping buyers find their dream home in one way or another most of his life. The son of Jean Shine, Scott was recruited periodically in his years growing up in the Fort Hood area to assist his mom with her rapidly growing real estate practice. He enjoyed meeting, talking to, and helping all of Jean's clients so much, that upon his graduation from the University of Texas at Austin, he decided to join his mother and his cousin, Rodney, as a full-fledged member of The Shine Team. Scott, a highly trained Buyer Specialist, knows just how to find your dream home.
2011 - Board of Directors - Vive Les Arts Theater (www.vlatheater.com)
2010 - Star Power Systems Star of the Month - March
2003 -2010 - National Instructor for Star Power Annual Conference
Rodney Shine has been a member of The Shine Team his whole life. A 1985 graduate of Temple High School, Rodney is very familiar with the entire Bell County area. Rodney attended Texas Tech University where he earned dual BBA degrees (Accounting and Finance) in May of 1990. After graduation, Rodney returned to the Temple area to assume a staff accountant position with King's Daughters Clinic. Within five years, Rodney had advanced to the position of Chief Financial Officer. In May of 1997, Rodney officially joined The Shine Team as the Office Manager and Escrow Coordinator. Rodney provides "it's my pleasure" assistance to make your transactions smooth and effortless.
Star Power Star
2003-2010 - National Instructor for Star Power Annual Conference
Steve, the eldest son of Jean and Bill, joined The Shine Team in 2002 to head the team's closing department. Steve has studied at the University of Texas, Austin; Texas State University; and received his MBA from Tarleton State University.
Carol Brazzil joined The Shine Team in 2002. She is a native of Gatesville, Texas, with numerous family ties in the Killeen and Gatesville areas. With the exception of eight years, Carol has been employed as an educator in the Killeen, Copperas Cove and Temple area schools. Carol earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tarleton State University in Business, a Master of Science degree from Baylor University in Education and Counseling and has done post graduate work at Texas A&M Commerce and Tarleton State University. She will excel at providing you absolute "Shine Team Service."
Craig, an Army brat with many moves under his belt, understands the inevitable challenges and complications that go along with relocating. A Killeen High School graduate, he has a soft spot for the Central Texas region. He is dedicated to helping families find and transition into the perfect home, and serving the local military community. When he’s not working, you can find Craig at home with his wife and daughter, or at the local gym.
Peter moved to the United States from Slovakia in 1997 to play professional hockey. After a successful hockey career, Peter decided that he liked the Central Texas area so much, that he would call it home. Having moved many times throughout his sports career, Peter is familiar with the challenges that come with moving across the United States and the world. He is eager to introduce you to everything the Central Texas area has to offer and to help you have a smooth, efficient, and fun home-buying experience!
Mira Hays Perkins, Buyer Specialist, REALTOR®, ABR
Mira Hay Perkins is a true Central Texas native.She was born at Darnall Army Community Hospital into a military family and graduated from Copperas Cove High School. She obtained her real estate license in Houston in 2008, and in 2010 she returned to this area in order to combine her passions for real estate, helping families, and sharing Central Texas with everyone she can! Mira and her two daughters stay active in Copperas Cove and enjoying serving the community through activities in their schools (go Dawgs!) and church.Mira joined the Shine Team in 2012 and her experience as a military family member has made her eager to help families transitioning to Central Texas, whether they’re planting temporary or permanent roots!
Vicky Blankenship is a Texas transplant from Corbin, Kentucky, but as we like to say here in Texas, “She may not have been born here, but she got here as fast as she could!” After living in the Central Texas area for eleven years, Vicky found her passion in real estate. She started her real estate career as a Relocation Coordinator, but she soon discovered that working directly with families looking for a new home was much more fulfilling for her. So, after seeing the world of real estate from behind the desk for several years, she decided to join the Shine Team as a Buyer Specialist where she could get out in the “field” - face to face with the families that make the Ft.Hood area such a great place to live!
Tom has an amazing background from a lifelong role as a father and now grandfather, to a highly successful Mortgage Banking career in Southern California, to his Real Estate Career in Arizona, Nevada and now here in Central Texas.
Tom has many years of experience within the Real Estate Industry. Currently a Buyer’s Specialist with the highly productive Shine Real Realtors, he has also worked as an Independent Agent, Manager, Broker, and Corporate Trainer. He has great accuracy, systems, and is the one we want on our side when situations arise with your Real Estate Transaction.
Tom served in the US Army from 1969 to 1971 and is a Vietnam Veteran. His son is currently Active Duty Army serving as an Armored Instructor at Ft. Knox, after serving two tours in Iraq.
Something fun about Tom: He has a love for fast boats and has been a member of the test team for Hot Boat Magazine. He also enjoys Skydiving in the Tunnel, ask him about it when you see him!
Amy is an import straight from the blustery Washington state coast. She lived in Texas for 6 years in the 90's and after a 10 year hiatus, found her way back to the Lone Star state. She is a proud mother of 2 sons; her youngest being very active in sports and her oldest is currently Active Duty Air Force serving as a Security Policeman at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City. Her extensive background in customer relations made Real Estate an easy choice. “Helping people get into a new home, whether it's their dream home, first home or investment home is the most fulfilling part of this career.”
Growing up in a military family, Desiree has been all over the United States as well as Germany, France, Switzerland, Portugal and Spain. She finally put down roots in Central Texas and enjoys spending time relaxing and riding horses with her husband who is a police detective in the local area.
Desiree's extensive background in customer service makes her a perfect fit for this position as her desire to help everyone shines through to our clients and the members of our team.
Lori Edson joined The Shine Team in 2003. She has previous experience working with one of the Dallas/Fort Worth area's top producers with Coldwell Banker®. She is responsible for handling many of the details that happen between contract and close of sale.
Emily joined the Shine Team in 2010, following her graduation from Texas A&M University, and has experience in hospitality and the non-profit sector. Growing up in a military family, she moved 9 times in 18 years and understands completely the many challenges of relocation. She enjoys helping our clients find a home here in Central Texas and works to ensure that transitions, whether they are across town or across oceans, happen as smoothly as possible. She loves traveling, reading, and live music.