Liz has been Licensed since 2002. Liz Started the List with Liz Team in 2016 so she could further support her customers and clients as her business is growing. List with Liz Team is consistently in the Top 20% of Realtors for closed Transactions and was the #2 Team to close the most transactions in 2019 & 2020 in the Keller Williams Realty Northwest Region. The team is comprised of Liz Rutger, Team Leader and Listing Specialist; Licensed Agents, Christi Spinner- Island Park Expert, Jesse Baeza- Hablo Española, and Kerry Countryman, Licensed administrative assistant.
The Team closes and average of 150 Transactions per year, and increasing more every year. Together we will work for you to make your Transaction a smooth one.
Liz Rutger was raised in Lava Hot Springs Idaho and started her Real Estate Career right out of high school at 19 years old. Starting as young female in 2002-A rough market-She had to dig deep to make her way, which carved out a work ethic and desire to help other accomplish their Real Estate goals. In shifting Markets and the ever changing ways of reaching the public, Liz is not afraid to change the mold and embrace new ideas. Liz has had many years of experience as a Realtor in Southeast Idaho. She has extensive knowledge of the area, her home town Lava, and the surrounding communities such as Pocatello, Chubbuck, American Falls and Marsh Valley. She was awarded the Realtor of the Year in 2008. She has served in Pocatello Leadership, Director and Program Coordinator for the Greater Pocatello Association of Realtors Board, sat on the Professional Standards Committee for several years for her local Association, and is currently serving on the Grievance Code of Ethics Committee for the Idaho Association of Realtors.
When Liz is not working, she enjoys being outside and taking advantage of Idaho's 4 seasons with her Family! Believe it or not, Winter is her favorite!
Christi Spinner was born and raised in the small town of Bodega Bay, CA. She moved to Pocatello in 2000 and married her amazing husband, Dave Spinner, who is native to the area and grew up on a family farm in McCammon ID. They purchased their first home together in 2002 (from Liz of course), and since have completed several home transactions with Liz. In 2009 Christi graduated from ISU with a Degree in Marketing and Management which really has integrated nicely into her passion for buying and selling Real Estate. In 2016, Christi decided to get her Real Estate License and joined the List with Liz Team to further her Passion and help other achieve their dreams. Currently, her and her husband Own and Manage a very successful Vacation Rental Home in Island Park, ID. They plan to expand their business in that area and purchase more investment properties in the near future. They and their two children, truly enjoy all the outdoor recreation that Idaho has to offer! Christi loves working with people and is excited to help others get their roots in the ground.
Jesse grew up in Aberdeen Idaho, where the majority of Idaho's Agricultural commodities comes out of. Growing up in southeast Idaho, he has a vast knowledge of the area, and he enjoys taking part in all of the activates around the area. Over the years he has worked in Equipment Sales Management. He will listen to your wants and needs and help you find what you are looking for. He joined the List with Liz Team in December of 2021, He speaks fluent Spanish and can further help our community in an area we could not before! Liz is excited to have him help you buy the home that fits your needs or sell your home to make your next move. When Jesse is not working, he enjoys the great outdoors, likes to travel and support all the Local festivities in Southeast Idaho with his wife and 2 kids. You can follow him on Instagram!
Kerry Countryman was raised in American Falls. She received a degree in Mathematics from Southwest Baptist University in Missouri. Since that time she has lived in various locations throughout the US. Kerry began her career in Real Estate in Texas. With 6 years of experience as an administrative assistant to a Realtor in Central Texas, she began working for Liz in 2014. She recently became a licensed Realtor and enjoys the administrative side of real estate.