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Nordica has been operating since 1981.
With our longstanding reputation and knowledge of the market we like to believe that Nordica is the right choice for you. Focusing on delivering one-to-one personalized service to meet your needs at all levels, combining integrity and expertise.
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Meet the Team
Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, Peter has lived in Marbella since 1981. He earned his stripes in the business working with his father and brother at Nordica which his father had founded in the early 80's. Peter leads the sales team by example and loves the interaction with clients, but has also built up longstanding relationships with banks and developers. "You meet such varied and interesting people, and you want to do right by them so we only source properties that we would be confident to sell on for them again."
Annalena RosenSales & Rentals
From Svenljunga in Sweden, Anna-Lena came to Marbella as an au pair and fell in love twice - with Marbella and with Peter. The couple have since built the business up together, with Anna-Lena heading up a highly successful rentals department and providing the main structure within the office. Dearly loved by their staff, she and Peter have succeeded not only in building a solid company but also in creating a fantastic working atmosphere.
Hailing from Lahti in Finland, Päivi's job as airhostess with Finnair allowed her to compare different parts of the world before opting for Spain. "I settled in Sitges near Barcelona, but the weather wasn't so great so I moved to Marbella and have never looked back". Having worked with Peter's father she is an integral part of Nordica's special atmosphere, and admits she couldn't imagine ever working for a different real estate company.
With the company since 2001, Elin came to Spain fresh out of college in Sweden and the US. What was meant as a short stay to perfect her Spanish soon turned into a permanent move inspired by Marbella's lifestyle. Tough when she needs to be, Elin is ideally suited for her role in accounts yet can also bring a lot of joy into an office where a great team atmosphere forms the basis for typical Scandinavian efficiency.
Minerva MichelLong Term Rentals
Lively and bubbly, Minerva hails from an artistic background that has led her via Finland and Sweden to her ancestral Spain. The fast pace of work and problem solving required in a service-oriented business like rentals suits her well, and she relishes the challenges posed by the job. She enjoys a close relationship with both homeowners and tennants, and has a gift for reading their needs well.
Nieves Navarro Gil Administration
From nearby Estepona, Nieves was on work experience with Nordica when she was offered the job fulltime. With studies in tourism and a desire to perfect her English, she was the ideal candidate to fulfil the important central administrative role within the company. Flexible and keen to learn new things, she is described by her boss as quick, efficient and providing invaluable support to the sales and rentals teams.
Elena Evstafieva Sales & Rentals
Born to a Russian mother and American father, Elena spent her early years split between these two very different countries. Having at an early age decided to make the move to Spain, she is now fully fluent in Spanish, as well as English and Russian. She loves Marbella and with her cosmopolitan background fits right in. Having joined Nordica in 2013, Elena oversees the rental department and also assists the sales team.
Anneli DalessandroReception & Administration
Though a long-time resident of Marbella, Anneli joined the Nordica team early in 2013. “The atmosphere is great and I was made to feel so welcome that it feels like I’ve been a part of the team for much longer,” says Anneli, who first discovered Marbella after finishing college. “I used the opportunity to improve my Spanish, fell in love with the place and stayed.” Since then she has raised a family, run a business and now loves working close to home and being the first friendly face clients see when they visit the Nordica office.
Pär joined the Nordica team in 2013, and with 27 years of running his own kitchen company in Sweden he has lots of experience in sales and customer service. “I have known Peter since I first started coming here to play golf in the early eighties, so when I sold my business in Sweden he and Anna-Lena invited me to come and join them here. I didn’t need asking twice – the Marbella lifestyle is wonderful and the team they have built up here is fantastic.” Pär has made himself an integral part of a dynamic and successful sales team and is loving every minute of it.
Juan Antonio UriosRentals
Having joined Nordica in April 2015, Juan Antonio quickly settled in to become a key part of a dynamic rentals team. "I love the real estate environment and the contact we have with clients," says Juan Antonio. From a tourism background, he worked for large resort hotels before making the move into the home rentals sector. Here he draws upon his flexible, problem-solving approach and friendly demeanour to offer a personable service that makes all the difference to your rental experience.
Yolanda MorenoSales & Rentals
On joining Nordica in 2015, Yolanda brought with her a wealth of experience, having already worked in Marbella real estate for 18 years. “When Peter asked me to join his team it seemed a perfect fit,” says Yolanda, who knows Nueva Andalucía and the Golden Mile area like the back of her hand. As a flexible, problem-solving person with a real service-oriented approach to her work, Yolanda plays a key role in both the sales and rentals departments.
Originally from London, Katie grew up in Marbella and attended Aloha College before continuing her studies in anthropology and journalism at the University of Sussex. After this she worked for the London and Brighton fashion weeks, but in 2013 returned to Marbella. "I missed the way of life here, the gorgeous climate and the fantastic scenery," says Katie, who was delighted to "have found a fantastic team to join at Nordica." With Nordica since 2016, Katie loves the challenge of matching clients to their perfect holiday home. "I am a bubbly, energetic people’s person, so I think I fit right in with this service-driven company."
Mena SambiasiMedia & Administration
Mena is originally from Buenos Aires, in Argentina. She later moved to Madrid, and though she enjoyed the lifestyle there preferred the pace, security and quality of life that Marbella offers. “That said, it gets pretty busy here in summer, but the setting, weather and also the relationship we have with our clients make it a pleasure to work for Nordica.” Mena, who is fluent in English, takes care of the imagery, videos, design work and administration of the company, working closely with Nieves to ensure that everything runs smoothly. In this, her media background and experience working for television and production companies certainly comes in handy.
Though a recent addition to the Nordica team, Kent Schanke has many years’ experience in real estate and knows the Marbella market inside out. He first moved here from Sweden in 2000, gradually making the change from the financial world to property, and in this really found his calling. “I enjoy the interaction with clients, and the process of finding the right home to suit their needs and lifestyle. I’ve known Peter and Anna Lena Rosen for many years and am very happy to be working with them now.”
Born in Croatia, Vedran pretty much grew up in Spain, where he acquired a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from IPE Málaga, specializing in real estate. He joined the dynamic sales team at Nordica this year, bringing over 15 years of experience in the luxury property sector with him. "I love the weather, the quality of life and the outdoor activities that make Marbella such a unique place in Europe. It’s open, welcoming, cosmopolitan, and my home since 1991."
Sergio Pachón Castro
Originally from Malaga, Spain joined the Nordica team in 2016. He always has a solution for any complication! He is a great problem solver and is described by his colleagues as a very hard worker with a great sense of humour! Sergio is extremely committed and passionate about his work. He is a key member of the Nordica team! In his spare time, Sergio enjoys sports and travelling.
Antonio Pachón CastroProperty Maintenance
Originally from Malaga, Spain joined the Nordica team in 2019. He is dedicated to his job and always excels at any task. Consistently offering his help with big or small projects from start to finish. He always has a smile on his face and is a fantastic and recent addition to the Nordica team.
In his spare time, Antonio enjoys spending time with his wife and son and is a big football fan.