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Jason Celski

Designated Broker

Jason was raised in Richland, and after high school, won an appointment to the Air Force Academy to serve his country and become a fighter pilot. However, a minor health limitation encouraged Jason to seek another path to law school. After graduating from Seattle University, Jason established his legal practice, specializing in family and real estate law. In 2012, he purchased the family's long-time real estate business. Through his estate business and legal practice, Jason is uniquely positioned to help clients with home or commercial purchasing and management of their real estate assets.

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Carolyn (Corrado) Celski

HOA Manager / Realtor

Carolyn was born and raised in the Tri-Cities and over the years, witnessed unprecedented growth in the area. Her early years were marked by active participation in school events and charities, and a deep love for dance. After high school, Carolyn attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she graduated with a Bachelor's in Interior Architecture and Design.

Prior to her move back to the Tri-Cities, Carolyn worked with and was exposed to some of the best design firms in the world, which piqued her interest in real estate. Today, Carolyn specializes in commercial and residential real estate and Home Owners Association Management, where her education and dynamic nature prove a valuable combination toward client success.

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Mike Corrado

Property Manager / Realtor

Mike was born and raised in Richland and has—for the most part—been a lifelong resident, which gives him unique insight into the many varied geographical locations for business and residential properties. Following his high school years, Mike studied business and finance at Boise State University while working in the sporting goods industry to help with school expenses. Since 2005, Mike has worked for two companies providing marketing services for high-value products, a skill particularly well suited to real estate investments by companies and individuals.

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Nikita Jewell

Residential Coordinator

Nikita “Nikki” Jewell is a life-long resident of the Tri-Cities.  She attended school in Richland and earned her degree at Columbia Basin College.  She attended the Floral Design Institute and brought joy to people through flowers for a decade.  Alongside creativity, her years as a florist honed her incredible customer service and organizational skill.  While working at a local shop, these skills set her apart to transition to their landscaping company in an administrative position.  She is now the mother to an energetic and fun-loving daughter and a sweet geriatric chiweenie who keeps her on her toes!  Her experience in customer service and maintenance coordination make her a valuable asset to clients and coworkers alike.

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Amanda Patnode

Office Manager, Accounting & HR

Amanda was born and raised in Benton City, Washington, which is rapidly becoming a hub of Washington’s wine country. She started her working life at the family business, Patnode’s True Value Hardware, where she learned the importance of customer service and responsible money management at the young age of 12.  Following high school, Amanda joined the military and spent six years serving our country in the Army. That term of experience, dedication to discipline, and drive to achieve the best, serves her well in her career.  After the military, Amanda became a mother to a bright and curious daughter.  When her daughter started school, Amanda went back to school to attain her Bachelor of Science in Accounting.  An integral part of the team since 2014, Amanda brings valuable experience and dedication to our company. 

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Andrea Rehling

HOA Property Manager

Andrea moved to Washington in 2017 but has spent her life in West Coast states.  She is a family-oriented wife and mother of 3 amazing children. Her background in retail management brings customer service experience to the team and gives her the ability to easily handle the exciting challenges involved in meeting our clients' needs.  Andrea believes that communication and attention to detail are not only the foundation of a successful management strategy but a fundamental element of the property manager/board relationship.  She looks forward to formulating the best plan for the smooth and successful operation of your Home Owners Association!

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Jacque Retana


Jacqueline “Jacque” Retana was born in the Midwest and moved to the Tri-Cities in middle school.  She attended school in Pasco where she played Varsity Golf and attended Columbia Basin College.  While going to school and helping her mother with her small business, she learned effective communication and expanded her multitasking capabilities.   She began working at our front desk in 2019.    Her sparkling personality brings a smile to those who interact with her.  Jacque loves to read and her language skills in both English and Spanish are helpful both to clients and coworkers.  She has two adorable pups, Sammie and Silver, and enjoys spending time with her family.  The team here at Celski certainly enjoy her as well.

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Thea Riddle

Property Manager / Realtor / HOA Manager

Thea was born in Denver, Colorado, and has been a Tri-Cities resident since 2005. After high school, she attended the University of Phoenix where she studied accounting and established her background in property management. From there, Thea moved to Colorado Springs where she practiced interdisciplinary skills in accounting, real estate, and property management for a large multi-family housing company.

After relocating back to the Tri-Cities, Thea became a licensed real estate associate in Washington state. Celski and Associates are happy to welcome Thea home, where her dedication to providing the best customer service possible makes her a great asset to our team.

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Brianna Smith

Property Manager / Realtor

Brianna grew up in the Tri-cities, after graduating from Columbia Burbank High School, she traveled to La Grande, Oregon where she studied business at Eastern Oregon University. She has extensive experience working independently which has led to her passion for real estate. Her exceptional communication and attention to detail have helped her to excel in this industry, which she prides herself on her follow-through. Motherhood has taught her how to diffuse difficult situations and move forward in a positive manner.

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Jeff Spelgatti

HOA Accountant

Jeff was raised in the Spokane area and relocated to the Tri-Cities in 1994. After many years as a manager/owner/operator in the hospitality and service industry, Jeff went on to pursue and obtain his Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Management. Jeff recently joined the Celski and Associates team. He specializes in homeowners association accounting and brings with him valuable customer service and fiduciary experience.