The Lynn Reecer Team Adds Two Agents

Lynn Reecer - May 14, 2019

Fort Wayne, Ind. (May 2, 2019) — The Lynn Reecer Team announced today that Mark Swift, REALTOR®/Broker, has joined our Fort Wayne office, and Jim Layne, REALTOR®/Broker, has joined our Kosciusko County office, making them the two newest additions to the northeast Indiana Encore Sotheby’s International Realty team.

Mark Swift is a REALTOR®/Broker with The Lynn Reecer Team. Mark has decades of real estate experience in Fort Wayne working for nearly 30 years as both a Broker and Appraiser. In 1999 Mark acquired his appraisal company (Helmkamp & Swift, Inc.) from his mentor Robert Helmkamp. Mark is a lifelong Fort Wayne resident with an exceptional knowledge of the community.

Lynn Reecer of The Lynn Reecer Team states “We are thrilled to have Mark Swift join our team. He brings a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience in the residential real estate industry to Encore Sotheby’s International Realty, The Lynn Reecer Team and most importantly, to our valuable clients.”

Jim Layne is also a REALTOR®/Broker with The Lynn Reecer Team. With an associate’s degree in Science from Vincennes University and past military career and Law Enforcement experience, Jim brings a great amount of well-rounded experience to the table. His past Law Enforcement experience spanned over 25 years as a Law Enforcement officer. Now living in Syracuse, Jim serves on the Syracuse/Wawasee Chamber Board as well as the Rotary Board. He also is an Indiana Association Chiefs of Police Board Member.

Lynn Reecer of The Lynn Reecer team states “It is Jim’s clear passion for serving his community as well as those around him through his past career endeavors and current volunteer engagements.”

In 2019, Encore Sotheby’s International Realty acquired Reecer Properties and now operates three offices in Northeast Indiana. This growth allows Encore Sotheby’s International Realty the opportunity to provide clients throughout the state an unparalleled level of real estate services.


About The Lynn Reecer Team:

Previously known as Reecer Properties, The Lynn Reecer Team has been operating in northeast Indiana since 2010. When compared to 4,500+ agents in the Indiana Regional MLS, Lynn Reecer/The Lynn Reecer Team has been the #1 Ranked Agent for five consecutive years. In 2018, The Lynn Reecer Team, operating as Reecer Properties, sold over $91 million and with an average sales price of $467,146, The Lynn Reecer Team’s average sales price more than doubles the northern Indiana market average. For residential properties valued over $300k in 2018, the average days on market was 114 days. In 2018, the average days on market for similar properties listed with The Lynn Reecer Team was 51 days, less than half of the market average.

About Encore Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC:

Founded in December 2009 by a group of real estate industry veterans, led by Mark Zukerman, Encore Sotheby's International Realty offers home sellers and buyers access to the most accomplished real estate professionals in Indianapolis. In 2019, Encore Sotheby’s International Realty expanded its Indiana footprint to include Fort Wayne, Indiana, and an office in Kosciusko County to better serve both Fort Wayne and the northern Indiana lakes region. Our local ownership and agents treasure the joy of uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives, in all price ranges. As we continue to expand in Indiana, we are honored to include extraordinary REALTORS providing an unparalleled level of customer service regardless of price point. For more information visit

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