Staffing firm founder sells in Rainier Beach

Medium d8230f2edfd96b2d3c733744f59861ec Susan Long-Walsh sold a three-bedroom, two-bath home at 8638 55th Ave. S. in Rainier Beach to Mark and Carrie Engstrom for $368,000 on Oct. 9.

The 1,520-square-foot home was built in 1977.

Long-Walsh is founder and principal consultant at Susan Long-Walsh Associates, a Seattle-based professional staffing, training and personal development company specializing in diversity recruitment.

She previously was an in-house recruiter and staffing manager for Microsoft, Starbucks Coffee Co., Vulcan Inc., and Trendwest Resorts Inc.

According to, there have been 54 home sales in Rainier Beach during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $220,000.

Address: 8638 55th Avenue S
Buyer(s): Mark Engstrom and Carrie Engstrom
Seller(s): Susan Long Walsh (Personal Representative) and Alycia Long Dec Allen
Sale date: Oct. 9, 2009