Meet Lanissa Fortner

With a fusion of culture and commerce, Billings vibrant lifestyle is the one place to truly live, work and play. Finding the perfect home that fits your lifestyle can be a daunting task. For the past two decades, Lanissa Fortner has specialized in residential real estate, attaining an exceptional level of expertise and an unmatched degree of professionalism. Lanissa’s experience growing up in rural Montana instilled the foundation for her work ethic, which is why she is known for her unparalleled customer service and trademark stamina. Her background, combined with her ambition and dedication, quickly elevated her in the industry as a top producer in Montana, making her one of the most trusted and educated brokers in the region.


Meet Melissa Walter

Meet Melissa, a graduated from Indiana University with dual majors in Business Marketing and Supply Chain Management. After graduation, she ventured to Minnesota, where she found her professional footing at the Hershey Company in 2012. As fate would have it, she met her husband while living and working in Minnesota. Being a Montana native, her husband’s dream was to return to his home state. He got his wish! Upon relocating to the big sky country with her husband, Melissa earned her real estate license. This was just the beginning of a rewarding career filled with many milestones and achievements, from being honored as Rookie of the Year in 2016 to attaining her Broker license in 2023, each accomplishment has fueled her commitment to excellence in the industry. As a Realtor who is also a successful real estate investor, Melissa possesses a unique insight into the home buying process, allowing her to empathize with buyers and anticipate their needs, ultimately ensuring a seamless and satisfying experience.

Beyond professional pursuits, she is deeply involved in the real estate community, serving as a dedicated advocate and leader. Her roles as Billings RPAC Chair in 2019, 2021, and 2023, MAR RPAC Vice Chair from 2023 to 2024, and BAR Social Committee Vice Chair in 2024 reflect her unwavering dedication to shaping the future of the industry. Currently, she serves on the MAR Board of Directors and the BAR Board of Directors, leveraging her expertise to drive positive change. As she continues to expand her horizons, she is diligently working towards obtaining the CRS and ABR designations, eager to enhance her knowledge and skills to better serve her clients and community. Aside from her passion for real estate, Melissa loves to spend her free time with her husband and two beautiful daughters, along with their two furry companions. 



Meet bri Hillius

Bri is an executive assistant with The Lanissa Fortner Team. She has over 15 years of experience in client support services, financial, and real estate industries. She joined the real estate world in 2017, first on the banking side, then became a licensed REALTOR in 2018. Bri was born and raised in North Dakota. She loves spending time with her husband, daughter and their two dogs. They love doing anything outdoors-camping, hiking, kayaking, traveling, you name it! Bri is so committed to her work and passionate about helping others. 


Meet Brandy Floyd

Brandy is our reliable and resourceful office assistant and runner. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to efficiency, Brandy ensures seamless operations by handling various tasks with precision. Whether it's managing deliveries, attending listing photo shoots, organizing supplies, or tackling day-to-day office tasks and errands, Brandy plays a pivotal role in keeping our team on track.

Brandy enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband of 26 years and their amazing daughter. Having relocated to Montana over a decade ago, she has found great joy in calling this place home. Whether it's hiking the trails, camping near the beautiful mountains, casting a line into pristine waters, or anything related to water, Brandy has a genuine appreciation for all that Montana has to offer.


Meet Kelly Gilbert

Kelly is our marketing specialist here at 4 Seasons Real Estate. She leverages success through strategic marketing initiatives, she is a very seasoned marketing professional with a keen eye on the real estate industry. With a proven track record of driving brand visibility and generating leads, Kelly brings a dynamic approach to crafting compelling campaigns that resonate with target audiences. Armed with a blend of creativity and analytical prowess, she is dedicated to leveraging market insights to maximize property exposure and drive business growth for our real estate ventures.



Success Stories

"She makes the entire experience smooth and stress-free. Not only is she an exceptional REALTOR®, but she's also a genuinely caring person. We can't thank Lanissa enough for everything she's done for us. She has earned our trust and loyalty, and we're excited to continue working with her in the future. If you're looking for a REALTOR® who goes above and beyond, look no further. She's the best there is, and we can't recommend her highly enough."

- Cady

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