Meet the team

Experience Counts and at the Tahoe-Reno New Home Center we have the team that will take care of you every step of the way

Christopher Melson

Branch Manager

Christopher Melson is the Branch Manager and Co-Founder of the Tahoe Reno New Home Center, a division of Sierra Nevada Properties. His 16 years of experience in the Real Estate and related industries include being the #1 selling agent at Platinum Properties Real Estate, authoring a real estate book, “Short Sale Is For Now, Foreclosure is Forever”, becoming a featured guest Residential Real Estate columnist for the Palm Beach Post newspaper, and owning a Homevestors franchise, the largest homebuyer in the USA. He also has a background in entrepreneurism, co-creating a clothing brand and chain of 20 retail stores under the trademarked name Peace Frogs. In addition, Chris worked in the Corporate arena for several years, rising to top 10 out of 4000 sales executives for a Fortune 1000 company.

Chris is married to his lovely wife Jacqueline and has two sons William, 10 and Gavin, 7. He enjoys skiing and local trail running and coaching his son’s lacrosse teams. Chris played lacrosse in college at Penn State and also captained his Reno Tahoe Odyssey relay race team. In addition to his BA in Economics, he holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.

(775) 997-4678

Mary Gurczynski

TRNHC Director of New Home Sales

Mary Gurczynski is a Co-Founder of the Tahoe-Reno New Home Center, a Division of Sierra Nevada Properties. A Real Estate company with a passion to help the Northern Nevada Community simplify the home buying process. She is a 20 year veteran of the Real Estate and Mortgage Finance Industry and a native to the Northern Nevada Area. Her accomplishments include the National top 10% Sales Leader 2010 to 2014, taking her talent to multiple Leadership levels, and managing Sales Teams of 60+ individuals.

In her free time her passions include Hiking and Snowshoeing the local trails of Lake Tahoe. If asked she will tell you her greatest accomplishment was raising her 3 children Mason (US ARMY Soldier, Medical), Noah (Retired Army Veteran, Medical), and Corinna (19, Passionate Daycare worker).

(775) 815-2207