About Us

Anne Nolte is the Broker/Owner of 1st Realty Sales & Management.  A graduate of Wayne State College, she has made Wayne her home for over 30 years.

Anne knows the Wayne area and its people well.  She believes dedication, experience and knowledge are the basic foundations to serving her clientele.

She received both her sales license and her appraisal license in 1988, and began her own business in 1997. "I know that using this experience to serve others is the key to being successful." She and other Sales Associates at 1st Realty keep current with the ever-changing real estate field as members of the State and National Associations of  REALTORS.

Anne's husband, Ken, is a lifelong resident of the area and farms north of Wayne.  They have a son, Shawn and daughter, Traci.  They also have two grandsons.

Trisha Peters is a lifelong resident of rural Wayne County.  She received her Bachelors of Science degree with concentrations in Public Accounting and Marketing from Wayne State College in May 2004.  Her real estate training was obtained from Larabee School of Real Estate in Lincoln, and she received her salesperson license in September 2004.

 Trisha is glad to have the opportunities she has been given in the community in which she grew up.  Outside of the office, she enjoys helping with her family’s agricultural operation.  “Wayne is a great place to build a life for yourself.  I’m looking forward to serving clients, both new and old, by helping them find the perfect home.”



Marie Janke is a lifelong resident of Northeast Nebraska. She is a graduate of Wayne State College, and has worked with the public for many years. She completed her real estate classes through Northeast Community College in Norfolk, and Larabee School of Real Estate in Lincoln.

Marie and her husband Bob live in Wayne. They have two sons and two grandsons. Marie is excited to serve clients in Wayne, as well as the surrounding communities.  She enjoys helping people with their next chapter in life.