Meet The Team
Kristoffer Mincberg is Swedish, born in Poland and moved permanently to Marbella in 1988. Kristoffer studied Film Science at the University of Stockholm, and he is a certified Spanish Real Estate Agent. His professional experience of more than 30 years gives him a deep and global perspective of the real estate market. Today Kristoffer is dedicated to business development and management of the company, and he is constantly evaluating new sites and ventures for future projects.
Languages: Swedish, Polish, English, Spanish and basic knowledge in French and Russian.
Peter Buresten is one of the co-founders of Marbella Estates. Peter is Swedish and has lived in Mexico, England and Germany as well as in his native Sweden. He moved to Marbella from England where he got his law degree at the University of Buckingham.
Peter heads the sales team, the corporate relations and general management of the company. He is very passionate about real estate and is the contact of choice for his extensive business network for anyone buying a house or investing in the Marbella area. And if you need a good recommendation for a restaurant, just ask Peter, he knows them all!
Languages: Swedish, English, Spanish and German.
Listings and Marketing Director
Runa Sorthe is Norwegian and joined Marbella Estates in 2003. She is responsible for the company’s property listings and marketing. She holds an MBA from IESE, Barcelona and a BBA from the University of San Diego, California.
Runa decided to settle in Spain some 20 years ago after taking a sabbatical from her previous management career, and has never looked back. With Marbella Estates she uses her extensive marketing skills to help both the clients and the company to be successful. And Runa finds it very inspiring to have such a fun and interesting job while at the same time living in the fantastic international environment that Marbella offers.
Languages: Norwegian, Swedish, English and Spanish.
Estelle Supiot is French and has been with Marbella Estates since 2005. She holds an international university degree from France and Holland.
As our office manager she is dealing with all matters involving the administration of the company including corporate relations, IT, invoicing and accounting. Her very pleasant personality combined with detailed knowledge of the company is a great asset both to her co-workers and to our clients. Estelle means star, and she is ours!
Languages: French, English and Spanish.
Mia Andersson is from Sweden and started at Marbella Estates in 2001. With this long experience she knows most facets of real estate administration. Today she works with administration, community-management, customer relations and marketing. Mia is greatly appreciated by our clients as she knows how to solve issues with the various Spanish bureaucracies. When she is not working Mia simply loves basking in the sun and enjoying time with friends outdoors.
Languages: Swedish, English and Spanish.
Our experienced and independent sales team
Senior Sales Advisor
Peter Johnston is from England, lived for 9 years in Norway working for one of the county’s largest car importers and dealer networks. He moved to Marbella in 1994. After running his own ventures mainly in the hospitality trade for many years he joined Marbella Estates in 2011 and is one of Marbella Estates most senior sales experts. For Peter it is important that the client is the protagonist and his/her needs are being fulfilled, any doubts or uncertainties he/she has should be given importance and solved.
In his spare time other than being with his family he likes to listen to music, go to the cinema and out for tapas with friends. He tries to keep in shape with yoga, the gym and swimming in the sea all year around. When he gets the chance, he likes to explore other parts of Andalucia and Spain.
Languages: Norwegian/Swedish, English and Spanish.
Sales Executive and client co-ordinator
David OMahony is originally from the Uk and spent his childhood in the Uk and Ireland and has over 25 years of experience in the Marbella property market. He started at Marbella Estates in 2017 and is working with sales and lead generation in our overseas markets. David receives great job satisfaction by finding just the right property for his clients, be it as an investment, a family home or fulfilling their lifestyle choices. And his knowledge and never-ending ideas for solutions really sets him apart, he is unstoppable!
And if you think you recognize David it is probably because you may have seen in several tv shows about property here on the Costa del Sol.
Languages: English, Dutch, German and Spanish.
Yulia Antonova is from St. Petersburg, Russia and has lived in Marbella since 2010. She came to Marbella Estates in 2017, after working nearly 10 years in the local real estate field with sales and rentals. She is very talented with outstanding communication skills and experience in helping clients to discover and choose the right home that meets their needs and desires.
Yulia has a degree in tourism from Saint Petersburg University, and also a master’s degree from Les Roches Hospitality Management in Marbella.
Outside of work, Yulia embraces the Marbella lifestyle with her love of diverse ecosystem and nature, mountaineering, training at the gym and yoga.
Languages: Russian, English and Spanish.
Carina Da Silva
Carina Da Silva is born in Rotterdam, The Netherland and moved to Southern Spain in 2005 with her husband and 2 daughters. She is quite the entrepreneur and has set up her own businesses, worked in fields as diverse as beach clubs, travel agencies, kitchen-manufacturer’s, fitness-clubs. With this background she is well suited to advise her clients not only on the property itself but also the lifestyle you can find in southern Spain.
Languages: Dutch, Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Jack Downes is from England and started at Marbella Estates in 2019 after previously working in real estate in England and Estepona, Spain. Jack may be young, however he has great passion for property and a natural talent for sales and customer service. He lives a very active lifestyle, from surfing in Tarifa to skiing the Sierra Nevada’s, that is when he is not in the office throwing jokes around or out showing properties to our clients.
Languages: English, some French and Spanish.