About Us

About Us

Our Mission

At Portico Realty, we are passionate about giving you an exceptional real estate experience. Only trained professionals deliver real estate services for all your requirements.

Reliable Services

From the initial meeting to the closed sale, we consider it an honor and a privilege to help you each step of the way. You can rely on our expertise to provide you with all the information needed and make the best decisions for you.

Our Commitment

Our team of real estate professionals is committed to providing you with the highest level of service. Our customer-oriented services will make you choose us every time for all of your real estate needs.

Convenient Process

If you are buying or selling, we care about your property and bring value to every interaction, which is why our customers love us!

Contact us today, and see what our commitment to quality is all about.

The Team

Our agents and staff are highly trained and backed by over 20 years of experience. Most of all: they love real estate! We always look forward to working with you.

Our Values

Each member of Portico Realty works tirelessly to serve our common purpose. That is to provide an exceptional experience with honesty, integrity, quality, and open communication for every property transaction.

Norma Dowling, Broker-Owner

Norma Dowling

Broker-Owner

Brian McNulty

Brian McNulty

Co-Founder, Maine Associate Broker

Jennifer Marr

Jennifer Marr

Maine Associate Broker New Hampshire Sales Agent

Ken Powers

Ken Powers

Maine Associate Broker

Norma Dowling, Broker-Owner

Norma Dowling, Broker-Owner

Broker in Maine & New Hampshire

With over 20 years in the real estate industry, Norma brings you the solid experience needed to help navigate the buying & selling process to result in a successful home transaction for you. Experienced in residential, commercial, subdivisions and land, her expertise will help make your buying and selling process a pleasant one. Norma has extensive training in multiple aspects of real estate and you can learn more about Norma's Senior Real Estate Specialist and Seller Representative Specialist credentials below.

Norma was raised in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and moved to Maine in 1997. For 18 years she worked as a practical nurse and then went on to earn a bachelor's degree in Business Management which has been a valuable asset in the real estate industry.

Starting off a new business career in property management, Norma took her love of homes and helping people and transitioned it to the real estate profession by opening Portico Realty with business partner Brian in 2007.

Norma has 3 grown children and one wonderful grandson. In her spare time you will find her pursuing her hobbies of gardening and travel.

Norma Dowling, Designated Broker Credentials

rebi | SRS

Seller Representative Specialist

The decision to sell your home is important, trust your property to a SELLER REPRESENTATIVE SPECIALIST (SLS), an experienced realtor with the additional training and experience to best guide you through the process.

An SRS is a member of the National Association of Realtors and follows a strict code of ethics. They have advanced specialized training specifically for seller representation.

A professional who:

  • Knows what’s happening in your market
  • Represents your interests
  • Understands contracts and the listing and selling process
  • Is a skilled negotiator
  • A Seller Representative Specialist is qualified and committed to helping you achieve a successful sale.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS | SRED

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

Over the age of 50 and considering selling the family home?

You need a SENIOR REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST, A REALTOR® with senior experience, knowledge and marketing savvy. Those qualities, along with a special knowledge of managing the sale of a home for those over the age of 50, are what SRES® designees can bring to your next real estate transaction.

SRES® designees are certified senior specialists and astute to the financial and emotional challenges senior clients face when they sell a long-held family home. SRES® designees not only can create a customized approach to marketing and selling your property, but they also can work with you to explore your housing options to ensure that your next home best serves your current and future needs. Such certified specialists, like Norma Dowling, have specific knowledge about everything from reverse mortgages and the importance of universal design to the uses of pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions. She’ll help you steer clear of loan schemes and scams that victimize aged 50+ borrowers. And when you need help from other professionals, SRES® designees can tap their network and put you in touch with qualified home inspectors, movers, attorneys, CPAs and other experts. SRES® designees have all the resources and knowledge to simplify the transaction and eliminate the anxiety of selling your home.

Are you in need of an SRES?

20 Years of Experience

Brian McNulty

Brian McNulty

Co-Founder, Maine Associate Broker

Brian McNultybrings his life experiences to southern Maine from the Bronx, New York, where he was born and raised. Brian earned a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.

Realty Experience

After a 27 year career with the telephone company, Brian relocated to South Berwick in 1997. A love of homes, property, and helping people brings Brian to the real estate field. In 2007 he helped found Portico with Norma.

Clubbing & Golfing

Brian has three grown children and five grandkids. He can be found swinging the golf club on his days off.

Jennifer Marr

Jennifer Marr

Maine Associate Broker
New Hampshire Sales Agent

Jennifer Marr began her real estate career in the hotel/ condominium resort industry. She transitioned to the property management industry, where she worked for over 15 years. She now brings many years of real estate and customer service experience to Portico Realty.

Licensed Agent

Jennifer is a licensed sales agent in New Hampshire and a licensed associate broker in Maine.

Family Time

In her spare time, Jen appreciates spending time with her family and friends camping and enjoying the great outdoors.

Ken Powers

Ken Powers

Maine Associate Broker

Licensed in New Hampshire as a real estate sales agent and as an associate broker in Maine, Ken Powers has over ten years of experience managing rental properties. Ken brings extensive knowledge of and affinity for the southern Maine and seacoast New Hampshire regions.

Education & Experience

Ken earned his bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance from the University of Maine-Orono and has worked in mortgage and lending for over 20 years. Ken grew up in South Berwick, Maine, and he and his family have resided in Berwick for 20 years.

Pet Lover

When not working, Ken enjoys golf, travel, coaching middle school football, and spending time with his wife, two children, and a variety of pets.