About Us

We are proud members of the Southeast Alaska Board of Realtors, Alaska Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and the Alaska Multiple Listing Service.

Sarah Holmgrain

Sarah Pawuk Holmgrain
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Sarah was raised in Petersburg and graduated from PHS in 1989. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and speech communication from Northern Arizona University. She held a real estate license in the state of Washington and spent over 8 years in the Seattle area managing and leasing commercial real estate including, light industrial parks, office buildings, medical facilities, and retail strip malls. Sarah returned to Petersburg in 2001 and began a career in the insurance industry. For over 5 years she sold and managed insurance policies in both the personal and commercial sector.

Sarah and Randal have three children and three grandchildren. She is the current President of the local Board of Education and has been an elected member since 2008, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce board member, Petersburg Medical Center Foundation board member, Emblem Club member, Sons’ of Norway member, and a volunteer in her church. She serves on several community committees. Previous volunteer opportunities she was involved in include Partners in Education committee, tee-ball coach, Girl Scouts co-leader, Tiger Cub (Boy Scouts) co-den leader, and Little Norway Festival Committee member.

Sarah joined Petersburg Properties in 2015 and purchased it in March 2020 and looks forward to continuing to help clients with their real estate needs.

Jalyn Pomrenke
Sales Associate
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Jalyn Pomrenke was born in Petersburg and spent her adolescence in both Petersburg and Juneau. After high school Jalyn headed to Oregon and started a career in residential property management and there she developed a passion for real estate. As a Petersburg local, Jalyn can recognize and appreciate the unique benefits to homeowners in southeast Alaska. She is excited to start helping clients navigate through one of the biggest investments in their lives, while supporting the community that has always supported her. Come say Hi to Jalyn and talk about options for your next real estate venture!

Karna Cristina
Sales Associate, Seattle WA
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Karna was born and raised in Petersburg and moved south after high school for her college years. After she finished her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, she taught for 10 years in the community college setting. In 2013, at her grandpa’s insistence, she got her Washington real estate license and started actively selling and helping buyers in Washington state. After realizing she spends a lot of time at home in Alaska, she also became licensed there, and works regularly in Petersburg and throughout the state. Travel is her passion, so working all over fits her personality perfectly!

Petersburg, Alaska Real Estate

Petersburg Properties LLC

Serving Central Southeast Alaska with a Licensed Full Time, Professional Staff of Realtors® with Over 35 Years of Combined Real Estate Sales and Experience.

We are proud members of the National Association of Realtors® and the Alaska MLS.


Petersburg Properties LLC
400 North Nordic Drive, Suite B | PO Box 1844
Petersburg, AK 99833
Ph 907-772-6000 | Fax 800-371-7793
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Realtor(r), Equal Opportunity Housing, Member Alaska MLS