Melina Tomson

Principal Broker/Owner

I am the owner of the Tomson Burnham firm and am licensed to practice real estate in the State of Oregon. I have been an agent since 2004 and owned by own brokerage since 2007.

I am a mom, a lover of books, and a nature photography hobbyist. I’m also a foodie and like trying out all of the new restaurants in Salem and surrounds. From coffee to lemon tiramasu, I’ve got you covered with recommendations.  I’m also a data geek.  If there is a number to crunch and analyze I’m all over it.

I sell all sorts of homes and investment properties. If someone lives in it, I sell it.  I sell multi-family housing to acreage to old vintage homes.  Older homes/units are my speciality though.  If it has asbestos, lead paint, galvanized plumbing, knob and tube, ungrounded outlets, etc you are in my territory, from bungalows to Victorians to MCM’s.  I restore homes for investment as well as sell real estate.  My office is the Burgraff-Burt-Webster house and I’ve been slowly restoring it since 2014 when I purchased it.  It is on the National Register of Historic Places.  I also restore old homes and then rent them so I’m actively involved in the Salem rental market if you are an investor.

John Kirk

Principal Broker

Full-time real estate Principal Broker, husband, and father of two.  I have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Whitman College.  Before becoming a real estate broker, I taught 6th grade math and science to English language learners in Lemon Grove, California for 5 years.  I was also blessed with the privilege of being able to be a stay at home dad for my two children for the first 4+ years after we moved to Salem.  I thoroughly enjoy, fishing, reading, and spending time with my family and sometimes making home-brewed beer.

Throughout my career, I’ve distinguished myself and grown my business by acting as a professional and well informed adviser to all of my clients while simultaneously providing excellent customer service and communication.  I look forward to showing you why my prior clients refer me on a regular basis!

Kyle Tomson


I am an avid cyclist, build model rockets as a hobbyist, and work with my wife Melina to restore and rent old homes in the Salem metro area.  I enjoy the carpentry/finish work and restoring charm to these old houses.  I mostly work with buyers and sellers in newer construction homes, but I sell all different kinds of real estate.

Daniel Gonzalez


My greatest joy is doting on my family, though golf may be a close second. I am a passionate reader and a life-long learner. I have a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Dakota and I enjoy giving back to my community as an officer in the Oregon Army National Guard.

My business is built on one thing: The Golden Rule. My driving principle is to treat you, my client, as I would want to be treated. When it comes to business, I firmly believe that the client always comes first. I am your advisor and advocate from the first time we meet to the day we close. I pride myself on my exceptional communication and customer service, striving to provide the best possible experience throughout the entire process.  Every client is unique and I strive to learn exactly what you want so that I can focus my full energy and attention on getting exactly that.

Alysa and Tim Mounce


Alysa Mounce moved to Keizer, Oregon from Twin Falls, Idaho in 2016. Having had close relationships for several years with both contractors and builders, real estate was a natural fit and she was first licensed in Idaho in 2014. With encouragement from her family and friends, she attained her license in Oregon and is now dually licensed in both states. In her free time Alysa loves spending time with her husband and children. You will frequently find them golfing, exploring the outdoors, attending concerts, traveling, and enjoying the remarkable beauty of Oregon together. Alysa has a passion for singing and is an accomplished vocalist. Grateful for an amazing and supportive community that welcomed her, Alysa makes sure new residents are also welcomed in the way that is customary of Oregon’s Willamette Valley residents.