About Optimus Homes Group at Platinum Realty
Established in 2005, Platinum Realty provides real estate services throughout the Midwest. The company has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of the real estate market and is one of the largest real estate companies in the region, having been recognized as the #1 fastest-growing real estate company in America by Inc. 500. Platinum Realty was founded on strong business ethics and values, which will continue to exceed its customers' expectations of quality service and products.
Optimus Homes Group at Platinum Realty delivers exceptional service to buyers and sellers throughout the Omaha metro area. Led by Realtor and Attorney Ben Thompson, Optimus Homes Group leverages the latest technologies to assist its clients in meeting their real estate goals.
Realtor & Attorney
License Number: 20150074
Nebraska attorney and REALTOR® Ben Thompson is passionate about real estate matters and has described his professional work as being at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice. Ben began his legal career counseling and advocating for various Native American communities, who historically have been noble stewards of the land.
Over time, Ben's private law practice expanded and diversified to include many areas that support the American Dream for all Nebraskans. His real estate law practice at Thompson Law Office, the Modern Law Firm, has included work for over 40 homeowners associations in Nebraska as well as various real estate transactions, litigation, and lien foreclosures. Ben has earned an outstanding reputation among his peers in the law, having received an AV Preeminent® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating after an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the Bar and Judiciary.
As a real estate professional with Platinum Realty, Ben Thompson brings the same knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and experience that have served him well as a lawyer. Combined with his passion for real estate and assisting people, his background makes Ben well suited to represent both buyers and sellers in residential purchases and sales transactions. His clients have called him a true professional who is responsive and knowledgeable.
After living in Omaha for over 30 years, Ben knows the city and the real estate market well. You can trust him to give you access to local information that is hard to find just searching online. Whether you are looking for the perfect home for you or your family, or whether you are searching for an investment property, Ben has the edge as the local real estate pro.
License Number: 20030895
Jessie has been a licensed real estate agent since 2003. She worked in property management for 18 years before discovering her passion to sell homes. Jessie was raised in the Omaha area. She has her bachelors and masters of science degrees from Bellevue University. Jessie has published a book and been a regional speaker for the Institute of Real Estate Management. Jessie prides herself on personalizing her service to each person's needs.
License Number: 20170435
Tom Barnicle has over 13 years experience as a real estate agent. He has direct "hands on" experience flipping single family and multifamily properties as well. This has given Tom a critical eye when showing properties to his clients. Many agents have not done extensive hands on rehabbing and miss issues that then turn up in an inspection. By that time, a buyer is out $500+ dollars in inspection fees, and back to the drawing board looking for a house. When selling, Tom has good ideas of simple things to do, that don't cost a lot of money, to get your house ready to list. Tom has degrees in Horticulture and Plant Science.
We were looking for a home with another company and not having a lot of success. After looking for three months without finding a home I met Ben. Within three days we found the home we were looking for. Ben contacted me on Friday night, we looked at the house on Sunday, made an offer and it was accepted. I don't think I could have asked for better service.
by Skip E.
Ben Is the Best anyone can ask for in the Real Estate world. We have Sold and bought a few houses in our
lifetime. Ben was the BEST. Other agents have forgotten how to ask questions of there clients. For us, Ben
asked questions of us, listened to us and asked more questions. Looking at a few houses with another
agent, Ben brought us a Light at the end of our tunnel. Simply, he Listened to us. Ben will be Highly
recommended by us.
by Larry & Kay C.
I remember hearing the saying "Ken did it again" for another real estate professional here in Omaha.... Well
for me it was "Ben did it again"!!
Ben is extremely professional and did an excellent job selling my home and finding a new home to purchase.
Ben helped to negotiate both transactions with ease. Ben's law background and detailed information about
comparable homes were quite helpful. I am so please with the work he did! Thanks Ben!
by Paul P.
Ben Thompson put info about selling our past house on facebook to generate more interest. Ben personally
came to walk-through of new house to help answer any questions or concerns.
by Theresa D.
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