Mike Bay Biography
Wonderful childhood in Shelton, WA.
Graduated from North Thurston High School in Lacey, WA, 1969
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from University of Washingto, 1974
Master's in Education, University of Washington, 1976
Taught Middle School & High School Math and Science in Washington State, 1978-1987
Windermere Real Estate Realtor, 1990-1995
Windermere Real Estate Realtor/Broker with the CRS designation, 1995-2015
John L Scott Realtor/Broker with the CRS designation, 2015-2020
Retired from real estate, 2020
Our last home was in Silverdale, WA. We lived there from 1999 to 2020.
We moved to Coeur d'Alene in 2020.
We are blessed to have bought a home across the street from 5 of our grandchildren.
And our home has a detached photography studio.
I've been photographing all my life and competing in photo shows since 2006.
I've won numerous photography awards locally, statewide and internationally.
I've photographed 72 models from 2009 to 2022 in 239 photo sessions.
I've photographed many homes for my own listings in the NW MLS from 1990-2020.
And I've photographed many homes for the listings of other Realtors in the MLS.
I was an official photographer for the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede from 2015-2019.
I was an official photographer for our professional soccer team, the Kitsap Pumas for 2 years.
I was the official photographer for the WA State Science & Engineering Fair for 2 years.
I was the official photographer for the Bremerton Symphony's 2017 annual publication.
My Autumn Barn was published in Windermere Real Estate's 2009 Washington Scenic Calendar.
I was the official photographer for the Windermere Cup Races in Seattle in 2013.
I have traveled and photographed in 30 US states and 4 European countries.
I keep busy in my retirement years teaching mathematics at the Christian Center School in Hayden,
showing and selling The Game of Rings (my exciting new strategy/tactics board game for young and old)
and photographing people, places and events here in the greater North Idaho Panhandle.