Background and Approach


Investing in real estate can be an emotional experience as well as a large financial undertaking. You can trust the guidance of a seasoned professional like Leslie Ota who is knowledgeable and supportive on both ends.


With over 18 years of experience as a Broker at Windermere, Leslie is committed to helping you enhance your lifestyle while meeting your financial goals through real estate ownership. Working with her puts you at a great advantage in today’s complex and competitive real estate environment. Leslie provides every buyer and seller with the right information and best options to inspire sound decisions, then expertly negotiates on their behalf to facilitate a smooth, successful deal.


Her extensive sales and marketing background complements the market savvy and business acumen Leslie brings to your transaction. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, Seattle newcomer, longtime property owner or value-seeking investor, she puts her creative eye and analytical mind to work to ensure the best solution for your unique situation.


Specializing in the many distinctive neighborhoods throughout Seattle and Bellevue from the east to west sides, Leslie will expedite the real estate process and make it a rewarding experience no matter what your needs or location preference.


Leslie has always been passionate about “places” and the spaces people choose to call “home.” As former Vice President of the Bellevue Downtown Association, she was proud to play a vital part in effectively elevating Downtown Bellevue’s urban life, and in nurturing the growth of its residential and workforce communities through the major events, marketing programs and initiatives she spearheaded and managed.


A Puget Sound native, Leslie has lived in the Seattle area for over 25 years. After graduating from the University of Puget Sound, Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Business, Leslie began her career in sports marketing where she produced and marketed events such as the U.S. Olympic Cycling Trials.