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Featured Agents

Naz Adamjee


License Number: SC Real Estate License #124722

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Naz has followed her heart, loved ones and passions to various places around the world, and ultimately found her home in Greer nearly two decades ago. For the entirety of her career, Naz has enjoyed various roles delivering exemplary service to those with whom she's worked. She finally found herself at a place in her life where she could pursue a lifelong dream of a career in Real Estate. Naz now applies her service skills, industry knowledge and vibrant personality to guide buyers and sellers through the real estate journey. She develops client relationships with ease, gains a true understanding of their motivation, and creates a unique experience for each of her clients. Naz believes there is no greater satisfaction than helping her clients find the perfect home. When she isn't working to create the perfect experience for her clients, Naz enjoys hiking throughout the Upstate, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Lochlan Adams


License Number: SC Real Estate License #127228

As a life-long resident of Travelers Rest, Lochlan enjoys all that this small Upstate town has to offer from its year-round natural beauty and outdoor activities to its close proximity to downtown Greenville, other Upstate cities, and also North Carolina and Tennessee. Family is very important to Lochlan, and he is fortunate to have a close-knit relationship with his mother, grandmother, and stepgrandfather. He and his girlfriend, Chrissy, have two dogs – a Shih Tzu named Moose and a Basset Hound named Bo. Real estate offers Lochlan the unique opportunity to share with his clients what an amazing place the Upstate is to live for people of any age and demographic as he assists them in finding their new home. Lochlan spends a lot of time with his clients but enjoys the flexibility real estate gives him to spend time with family, take short trips, enjoy a night out at one of his favorite restaurants, and fish. If you are a fishing enthusiast like Lochlan, then get ready to cast your line in the Upstate which features three of the Top 10 fishing spots according to the SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

Melissa Bretagna


License Number: SC Real Estate License #133312

Born in Illinois, Melissa’s life has been a journey of adventure and service. With a wealth of customer service experience and a successful realtor career in Florida, she eventually found her way to the tranquil Upstate region, where family ties led her to settle in Pelzer. Driven by her passion for helping people and the freedom to create her own schedule, Melissa found her calling in real estate, where she now applies her service skills, industry knowledge, and vibrant personality to guide buyers and sellers through their unique real estate journeys. Her ability to effortlessly develop client relationships and gain a true understanding of their motivations allows her to create a tailored and unforgettable experience for each individual she works with. With one son and three beloved dogs, family is at the core of Melissa's life, and it was the prospect of being close to her loved ones that brought her to the Upstate. Her career in real estate has granted her more time to spend with family and indulge in the activities she loves. In her downtime, you'll find Melissa engaging in a variety of pursuits, including swimming, horseback riding, and working out to stay fit and active. Melissa's love for the great outdoors is evident in her penchant for hiking, roller coasters, and embarking on exciting road trips. As a resident of the Upstate, she takes pride in sharing with her clients the region's stunning mountains, welcoming communities, and tranquil surroundings. Her favorite locations include the vibrant downtown of Greenville and the serene mountains that offer breathtaking views and adventure. When it's time to treat herself, Melissa's go-to restaurant is Cantina 76, and she delights in indulging in Mexican cuisine at least once a week. However, her heart truly belongs to the Cayman Islands, a place she cherishes as her favorite destination. With Melissa as your real estate guide, you can expect not only professional expertise but also an unwavering passion for helping you find your perfect home in the picturesque landscapes of the Upstate.

Marrissa Campbell


License Number: SC Real Estate License #135269

Born in Texas and raised in Greer, Marrissa embodies the spirit of her tight-knit community. Educated at Blue Ridge High School, Marrissa's local ties run deep. Her formative years steeped in the camaraderie of this close-knit community have fostered her deep appreciation for the simple joys of life, the breathtaking fall weather, and the stunning mountain vistas that paint the horizon. A seeker of meaningful endeavors, Marrissa embarked on a career in real estate driven by a profound motivation to excel. Marrissa's profound love for the Upstate extends beyond its picturesque landscapes. She takes immense delight in introducing her clients to the area's hidden gems, emphasizing how it's not only an ideal place to call home, but a sanctuary to nurture families and dreams. When she's not assisting clients, you'll find her immersed in an array of activities that highlight her zest for life. She has a love for music and fitness. In her family life, Marrissa shares her days with a furry, four-legged companion named Surf, a spirited tan-colored hound mix. And she is a self-confessed iced coffee aficionado! Her dreams include traversing the globe, immersing herself in diverse cultures, and savoring the world's myriad flavors. As Marrissa guides her clients through the real estate journey, her genuine care and boundless energy ensure that every experience is as unique as the individuals she serves. Just as she has found her home in Greer, she is dedicated to helping others find their perfect place to call home, creating a lasting impact on their lives.

Mitch Foster

Director of Coaching / Broker / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #114462

Born and raised in Upstate New York, Mitch was first introduced to Greenville several years ago through his longtime girlfriend who was attending Furman University. Mitch was immediately sold on the area when he realized how many months of wonderful weather Upstate residents enjoy. So upon graduating from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, Mitch traded his snow skis for jet skis and moved south. Mitch earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing, and the combination of his education, personable style of communication, and interest in architecture drew him to a career in real estate. Drawing upon his own experience as a recent newcomer to the Upstate, Mitch enjoys sharing with his clients Greenville’s appealing combination of “small-town feel” and “big city options.” Mitch immediately puts his clients at ease and strives to provide them with clear, concise communication while bringing a little fun to what can sometimes be a stressful experience. Mitch is a true partner to each and every client with the goal of helping them achieve their ultimate real estate goals quickly and positively. Now residing just north of downtown Greenville in Travelers Rest, Mitch and his girlfriend can be found enjoying outdoor concerts, exploring neighborhoods, and indulging in his favorite sport—baseball! Mitch is a NY Yankees fan to his core, and on any spring weekend, you will find him with burger in hand cheering on his Yankees and his new hometown favorite, the Greenville Drive--Greenville’s minor league baseball team that regularly plays to sold-out crowds.

Abrianna Gallup


License Number: SC Real Estate License #115855

Originally from Travelers Rest and a Clemson graduate, Abrianna has lived in the Upstate her entire life. During college, Abrianna dedicated herself to the FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) student ministry and spent her spring breaks on mission trips traveling all over the world. Now as a first-time mom, Abrianna still enjoys exploring new destinations but says there is truly no place like home. Abrianna earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has spent a great deal of time working with victims of abuse and assault. Through these experiences, Abrianna was drawn to a career in real estate with the desire to help her clients find the home of their dreams—that special place where they feel safe, welcomed, and comfortable. Abrianna knows that choosing a home is one of life’s biggest decisions, and she is dedicated to serving her clients with honesty, integrity, and fairness as they carefully move through each step of the home buying process. Abrianna stays on the go with her real estate clients and volunteer work with a local advocacy center but ensures she balances her life with lots of time with family and friends. Abrianna and her family enjoy exploring the downtown areas throughout the Upstate, shopping for fresh flowers, food, and crafts at the Saturday Farmer’s Market in Greenville. Date nights almost always include trying out one of the Upstate’s newest restaurants, so be sure to ask Abrianna for a mouth-watering recommendation!

Cody Greenway


License Number: SC Real Estate License #118235

Cody is a Greenville native who spent nearly ten years working for a leading technology company. In 2018, he earned his Associates Degree in Bible/Biblical Studies and currently serves as the Director of Family Ministries for The Edge Church while simultaneously building a successful career in real estate. Cody’s experiences of having lived in the Upstate all of his life and pursing a diverse career path make him a knowledgeable and trusted advisor to his real estate clients. Whether working with a first-time home buyer or someone looking to downsize, Cody customizes his approach to the unique needs of each client with genuineness and a commitment to a stress-free home buying experience. Cody is a family man who is deeply devoted to his wife and three daughters and to serving his church. For personal enrichment, Cody participates in ongoing theological study and leadership conferences. Year-round, Cody and his family enjoy spending time outdoors—gardening, hiking, camping, fishing, and when time permits, a relaxing weekend down at Edisto Beach near Charleston.

Landen Hamrick


License Number: SC Real Estate License #112016

Born and raised in Inman, SC, Landen continues to call this welcoming Upstate town "home" because of the close-knit community ties he's created here. With his parents, along with his sister and her family, Landen enjoys trips to the beach, shopping trips to Charlotte, and getaways to Pigeon Forge with his dog, Fletcher, in tow. An avid golfer, Landen enjoys meeting his clients and friends on the links for work and play. Don't be surprised to see him cheering on Clemson during the football season as well! His education at USC Upstate took him in the direction of business management but he's applied these lessons to the real-life pursuit of his own real estate career. Landen enjoys the flexibility of managing his thriving business and serving his clients as a hometown Upstate expert. Working with families to find them the ideal property for their needs is his specialty and is thrilled to show them the hospitality and beauty of our area through all four seasons, from lake to mountains and for all towns across our Upstate map.

Shannon Kelley


License Number: SC Real Estate License #113376

Shannon has been a resident of the Upstate for the great majority of her life and spent over two decades in progressive sales roles. After a distinguished career in which she received numerous awards and recognition for production and service delivery, she decided to transition into Real Estate to improve her quality of life. Shannon loves being able to serve as her clients’ advocate during one of the most exciting times in their lives. Whether they are looking to sell their home, find their first home or purchase their forever home, she works tirelessly to deliver exceptional service and provide her clients with the information they need to make the best decision for their unique situation. While Shannon sees her role as an agent as a significant responsibility, she views it as having a greater impact beyond simply representing clients… she looks at it as an opportunity to be a part of the community's growth and development, and that’s not a responsibility she takes lightly! Shannon has diverse interests beyond her professional endeavors. She – along with her husband, son and daughter - live on a farm in a home her husband built. They own three horses, and she and her daughter are an active part of the equestrian community. The family enjoys bonding over any and all outdoor activities. She also has a strong passion for animals and is active within the rescue community.

Rebecca Kirkwood


License Number: SC Real Estate License #121183

Like so many local residents, Rebecca’s journey to the Upstate began elsewhere and has included life milestones that have dotted the map throughout the US. Rebecca was born in New England and attended a small college in Indiana. It was there that she met her husband. While her initial plan was to become a teacher, she answered a greater calling after the birth of her first child. She knew immediately that her life’s greatest work as a mother had begun, and she chose to spend the next 15 years of her life dedicating herself to her family. As her children grew and became more independent, Rebecca wanted to pursue a profession that would allow her to interact with people and serve them on a personal level. She found that role working with an eye doctor, and quickly recognized that she wanted to serve people in a deeper and more meaningful way. Throughout her life she had befriended a number of Realtors, and she felt strongly that she could leverage her outgoing personality and desire to help others by pursuing a career in real estate. Rebecca enjoys the challenge of helping people buy and sell homes on their terms and guiding them through the journey in a way that is personal and enjoyable. She is committed to the idea that the real estate journey should be relational rather than transactional. In turn, she works hard to form a bond with her clients so that she can personalize the experience to their standards. When not serving her clients, you can find Rebecca riding bikes on the Swamp Rabbit, vacationing in Hilton Head, volunteering in her church, cooking, and entertaining for friends and family. Having now lived in the Upstate for nearly 25 years, her number one passion has never waned… her children continue to be the joy of her life.

Eliyah Lynn


License Number: SC Real Estate License #136692

Eliyah Lynn, a Taylors, SC native with Alaskan roots, is a dynamic individual who brings a unique blend of experiences and passions to her career in real estate. Her work experience as a marketing assistant and in various customer service roles reflects her dedication to helping and building connections with people. Eliyah's journey to the Upstate stemmed from her family ties to Travelers Rest, making this serene region her home since childhood. She resides in Taylors, relishing the peaceful atmosphere that combines proximity to Greer, Travelers Rest, and Downtown, with the tranquility of nature. Her appreciation for the Upstate region is evident in her eagerness to share its unique qualities with her clients. She highlights the area's accessibility to the beach, lakes, and mountains, providing diverse opportunities and experiences for people from all walks of life. Her favorite activities in the Upstate include exploring local coffee shops, finding tranquility at Greer City Park, and strolling down Main Street in Downtown Greenville to discover new restaurants and shops. The fall season brings the joy of driving through the mountains and indulging in the delectable apple cider donuts at Sky Top. For Eliyah, a career in real estate promises not only creative freedom but also the flexibility she seeks, supported by a community-oriented brokerage.

Jessica McManus

Operations Coordinator / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #130799

While Jessica is originally a Florida native, she - like so many others - found her way to the Upstate of South Carolina and quickly came to enjoy everything that the area offers. Having lived in diverse communities including Delray Beach, Key West and Atlanta, Jessica easily connects with people from all walks of life. Her educational and professional pursuits have consistently intersected with her life's passions, including an education at Georgia State University in music management as well as jobs in the culinary field and working with animals. In each step of her career she has always enjoyed working directly with customers, getting to know them and exceeding their expectations. She now takes that same approach as she helps people navigate their journey in real estate. Jessica's intellectual curiosity and creativity positions her to act as a staunch advocate for her clients, and they quickly learn that she'll not only help them reach their goals, but also have fun doing it! Jessica recognizes that all work and no play makes for a dull life, and lives life to the fullest by spoiling her dogs, baking, and enjoying the great outdoors with her husband.

Scott Mullikin


License Number: SC Real Estate License #121706

Scott has deep roots throughout the Upstate spanning generations. Having spent a great majority of his life in Greenville and Pickens Counties, he now shares his intimate knowledge of those areas as he advises his clients. Early in his career, Scott worked in the Aerospace Machining industry as a Journey Machinist. During the course of his 30 year career, his professional knowledge and enjoyment of helping people created opportunities in leadership, which ultimately led to his role as a Manufacturing Manager in Emergent Operations at the Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington. The attention to detail he developed in that fast-paced environment laid the foundation for the skills he applies everyday as he helps his clients navigate the local real estate market. Specifically, he has an uncanny ability to listen to and interpret his clients' needs as they sell or purchase a home. Scott's clients always feel at ease knowing he will use his knowledge and skills to facilitate a real estate experience that is smooth and enjoyable. He relishes getting to know his clients and helping them as they transition to the next chapter of their lives. When he isn’t working, Scott enjoys spending time with family, traveling at home and abroad, hiking, and sightseeing.

Steve Pieper


License Number: SC Real Estate License #102801

I am a motorcycle and camping enthusiast, hobby farmer, and family man. A graduate of the University of Missouri, I spent 30 years in Corporate America. I decided years ago that if I ever had the chance to move back to the Carolina's I would. With God's grace and a little cleverness I made it happen! Since then, I have purchased several business in the Carolina's and decided Real Estate was my calling as my knowledge of various market around the United States, past experienced in commercial real estate and remodeling homes can be of use to those needing my services. Me and my wife Wendy reside in Landrum SC, rescue animals and believe God's creatures are a beautiful part of life. Together we have raised two young men and are now blessed with 2 grandchildren, 3 dogs and 3 cats. As you go through the home buying process and consider someone to work with, allow me to use my professional and life experiences as well as outstanding service skills to assist you find that perfect home. "I'll help you locate and close on a residence in our area that, in my opinion has the best best quality of life in the United States."

Colson Roper


License Number: SC Real Estate License #136719

Meet Colson "Cole" Roper, a native of Easley, SC, with a passion for history and a deep connection to the Upstate. Colson's educational interests have always revolved around history, allowing him to appreciate the rich cultural tapestry of the area. In the Upstate since birth, Colson is a true local who appreciates the rural charm of the region, living just outside the city limits. He finds solace in the space and tranquility of the rural surroundings. His decision to pursue a career in real estate stems from a lifelong interest in the field, making it a natural choice for his future. Colson envisions a career in real estate that offers him the flexibility to spend time with friends and family on his terms. By working diligently now, he aims to create a schedule that grants him the freedom to enjoy life on his own terms. In his downtime, Colson is an avid gamer and a passionate hunter. He cherishes moments spent with his close-knit group of friends and his girlfriend. Colson's favorite local activities include strolling through downtown Greenville and taking in the natural beauty of the parks and rivers. As a proud Upstate resident, Colson is excited about sharing his knowledge and love for the community with his clients. He takes pride in the place he has called home for his entire life and is eager to contribute to its betterment.

Jamie Rueda


License Number: SC Real Estate License #118628

A Fort Lauderdale, FL native, Jamie and her family moved to Greenville when she was just four years old. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Greenville Tech, earned an Associate Degree of Science, and is a licensed physical therapy assistant. Jamie’s love of the Upstate and her friendly, outgoing nature drew her to real estate. She is a high-touch, personable consultant to her clients who brings enthusiasm and an extensive knowledge of the Upstate. Jamie has a strong work ethic, listens closely to what her clients are looking for in their next home, and always follows through. Jamie loves the beauty and friendliness of the Upstate and marvels at how it has managed to keep its southern charm while becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the nation. Jamie and her husband adore traveling, and her favorite place to visit is the crystal white seashore of Destin, FL. When not traveling, the Rueda’s are out and about with family and friends, enjoying date nights downtown, hiking a trail through Paris Mountain, or strolling through Reedy River Park.

Kelly Shealy

Listing Specialist / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #104265

Born in Columbia S.C., Kelly has lived all over the U.S. In 2000, he moved to the Upstate from Myrtle Beach and knew this was it. The beauty of downtown Greenville, the color of the mountains in the fall, the food, the diversity of people and overwhelming sense of community was where he wanted to call home. From collegiate athlete, to musician, to restauranteur, to business owner, it has always been his connection with people that has been his passion. “I love people, I love helping people and being a part of them reaching their life's goals. That's why I do what I do!” Using his experience and expertise, Kelly seeks to make your home buying experience one can smile about! When he's not coaching or cheering on his three children, he enjoys the outdoors, music, food and quality time with loved ones.

Ethan Shell


License Number: SC Real Estate License #130605

Originally from North Carolina, Ethan is a product of the influence of those most important to him: his family, friends, and teammates that have played a huge role throughout his life. His parents raised he and his siblings to be good people above all else, and it shows in every interaction he has with others. From the moment you first meet with him, Ethan's personality creates the opportunity for him to quickly connect and form meaningful relationships. He is a man who has never met a stranger; he quickly puts others at ease with his calm demeanor, friendly attitude and direct approach. His friends, clients and colleagues appreciate his "what you see is what you get" authenticity. His involvement in team sports throughout his youth - and then later with his first career - instilled in him the importance of being reliable, committed and accountable to those that depend on him. He has applied those characteristics to his career in real estate, and his clients know that they always have a tireless advocate looking out for their best interests. When Ethan isn't helping people buy or sell a home, you can find him pursuing any number of interests including cheering on his Appalachian State Mountaineers, enjoying all that the Upstate offers with the love of his life, and preparing for the arrival of his first child!

Justin Shinko


License Number: SC Real Estate License #126139

Justin has called Greenville home for nearly his entire life after his family relocated to the Upstate for his father’s job when he was less than a year old. Justin attended Greenville Tech where he studied Criminal Justice and is an avid year-round college sports fan taking in football, basketball, and baseball. Justin loves how much there is to do in the Upstate and is eager to share that with his clients and help them discover what makes living in this part of the country so enjoyable. There are many different real estate firms Justin could have chosen to join, but he chose Great Homes because of an amazing team atmosphere with genuine people who care about others. Justin’s clients can always count on him to care for them just as he would a family member or close friend with honesty and relentless dedication to finding the perfect home. Justin is focused on growing his real estate career, but when he is able to carve out time for quick a break, he indulges in one of many hobbies and outdoor activities and spends time with his two lab mix dogs. He enjoys fishing, kayaking, hiking, and hunting, and he collects sports memorabilia. In the last year, he has recently taken up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Whatever your interests are, Justin can point you in the right direction to help you get connected as you settle into your new home in the Upstate!

Katey Smith


License Number: SC Real Estate License #133804

Katey is a Greenville, SC native and a recent graduate of Appalachian State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 2021. Before embarking on her career in real estate, Katey worked as a credit manager for a dentist's office. After purchasing her own home, she was inspired to pursue a career in real estate to help others achieve the same goal. Katey's career in real estate allows her to balance her professional and personal lives. She is engaged to her soulmate and a proud mother of a sweet toddler, as well as two cats and two dogs. In her free time, Katey enjoys exploring downtown Greenville and trying out new restaurants with her fiancé. They also love attending various sporting events, with a particular interest in Charlotte Hornets basketball games. Katey is eager to introduce her clients to the exceptional lifestyle that the Upstate has to offer. She especially loves taking her son to the bridge at Falls Park and spending free weekends at the beach or the lake. When she's not working, Katey enjoys shopping, traveling to new places, and spending quality time with her family. With her personal and professional experience, Katey is dedicated to providing her clients with honesty, integrity, and exceptional service. She is thrilled to be part of our team and looks forward to helping you find your dream home in the Upstate!

Rick Stroud

Founder / CEO / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #28002

Originally from the Upstate of SC, Rick has lived in the Greenville area since 1997. He started his career as a paramedic and later served as an air traffic controller before entering the real estate business in 1999. Rick is the Founder/CEO of Great Homes of the Upstate, a residential real estate brokerage located in Greer SC. Rick and his team of REALTORS serve those looking to buy or sell a home in Greer and the surrounding Upstate communities. Rick is in the business of helping others and may be best described by those who work with and for him as an “anchor”—someone driven to be purposeful and protective of those who look to him for guidance. Rick is deeply invested in his community and is an active member of numerous organizations including the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce (Presidents Level). He serves on the Community Leadership Team for Ignite Greer, is a member of the Board of Directors for Greer Relief and the Western Upstate Association of REALTORS. He is a graduate of LeadershipGreer (Class 40) and serves on the Leadership Development Council for LeadershipGreer. He co-hosts GreerBusiness360, a podcast that features business owners and leaders from the Greer area. Given his commitment to continual learning and mentoring, he is a coach and speaker with ClubWealth and coaches numerous real estate agents and brokers across the country. Rick and his wife, Christina, who are parents to four amazing and super active kids, stay on the go! In addition to being avid fans of whatever their kids’ are involved in (horse riding, college activities, etc), they enjoy hiking and camping, travel, playing with their dogs (Kona, Dabo, and Maggie). They love to cheer for the Clemson Tigers and they are often sharing a night out with friends eating Mexican food, drinking coffee, or savoring a glass of red wine.

Erin Stroud-Parker

Transaction Coordinator / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #113690

As a South Carolina native, Erin has lived in the Upstate since she was young, and she cannot imagine living anywhere else. For Erin, the Upstate is simply ideal for this “fresh air girl” who takes every opportunity to go hiking, kayaking and riding her two horses. Yes, she aspires to one day ride professionally and is developing a real estate niche in equine properties. Erin obtained her undergraduate degree from Lander University in Greenwood, SC, with a focus on Special Education and Business Management. As the daughter of the founder of Great Homes of South Carolina, real estate is in her DNA. Upon graduating and moving back home to Greenville, Erin explored a number of career opportunities and concluded that real estate was the perfect way for her to share her knowledge and love of the Upstate with those seeking to make the Upstate their new home. Erin’s clients appreciate her flexibility, individualized and low-pressure sale approach, patience, and her ability to leverage her contacts and life-long residency to enhance her client’s experience and success. With a growing real estate clientele, Erin relishes her time with family and friends. Need some conversation starters with Erin? Ask about her two 1,000 children, Sal and Prim.

Tasha Todd


License Number: SC Real Estate License #131655

Spencer Tollison


License Number: SC Real Estate License #122455

Spencer is an Upstate native and enjoys life on 24 acres in Honea Path with a growing number of animals that currently includes 15 chickens, 3 cows, and a cat. He and his dad work the land together, and being an avid outdoorsman, he likes to fish, hunt, and ride his four-wheeler in his spare time. From an early age, Spencer has had a passion for real estate that grew out of his role in the family business. He and his dad partner on the renovation and maintenance of numerous rental properties, and Spencer has an eye for quality craftsmanship and years of building knowledge that he brings to his career in real estate. His clients can rely on his expertise to help ensure they buy a home that is both beautiful and structurally sound. Spencer enjoys the beautiful landscape and “small town” feel of the Upstate and is happy to share all that he knows about the area and the diverse array of things to do. From a night out with friends enjoying dinner and live music to a day at the lake, Spencer will introduce you to the best the Upstate has to offer so that you feel right at home.

Josh Warthman

Director of Operations / REALTOR®

License Number: SC Real Estate License #114316

Born in Charlotte, NC, and raised in Atlanta, GA, Josh obtained his BS in Sports Management & Business Management from Georgia Southern University. Upon graduation, Josh entered the IT industry, quickly rising to COO of a boutique firm. In 2004, he joined a national hospitality provider where he progressively advanced to a C-level role and established a reputation for building and leading high-performance teams that consistently exceeded business objectives. Josh’s career took him all over the U.S., and as he was preparing for a relocation to Chicago, he and his wife realized that their hearts were truly in the South. As a dedicated family man to two young children and an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast, Josh and his wife recognized that the Upstate of South Carolina offered everything they wanted and chose to settle in Greenville. With more than 20 years of experience in business operations and customer service and a proven entrepreneurial track record, Josh transitioned into real estate and has been a key contributor to the rapid growth of Great Homes of the Upstate. After a successful stint in production, Josh was tapped by the owner of Great Homes to serve as the brokerage’s Director of Operations. In the role, Josh oversees the day-to-day operating activities of the brokerage with specific oversight of recruiting, training, agent performance, business processes and technology platforms. Josh stays on-the-go with work, a wide range of family activities and outings, and continually expanding his real estate expertise and business management experience. In recent years, Josh completed his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from the University of Georgia and graduated with the 42nd class of Leadership Greer.

Heather Winters


License Number: SC Real Estate License #134950

Heather was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, making her intimately familiar with the beauty and charm of the Upstate region. Armed with an impressive educational background, Heather holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Science, and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security at Liberty University. Heather's professional journey has been nothing short of remarkable. She served as a United States Air Force veteran and a government employee for the United States Marine Corps. With a passion for emergency management, Heather spent 5 years as the Business Continuity Manager for Tacoma Public Utilities, accumulating 17 years of invaluable experience in the field. Upon returning to her hometown of Spartanburg, she dedicated over 2 years as a Leader of Logistics. Motivated by a desire to be closer to family and create a better work-life balance, Heather embraced real estate as her new calling. With her unwavering dedication to helping others and a strong connection to the community, she saw this as an opportunity to not only assist people in finding their dream homes but also to spend more quality time with her husband, Ken, and her three daughters, Leighlyn, Kaeleigh, and Alexis. Living in the serene Spartanburg County, nestled between Pacolet and Cowpens, Heather finds solace in the rural surroundings, cherishing the peace and tranquility it offers after years spent in bustling metro areas like Seattle and Las Vegas. Besides being a passionate REALTOR®, Heather finds joy in singing karaoke (even if she claims it's "badly"), dancing, and engaging in various sports like volleyball, softball, and golf. As a true foodie and an avid traveler, she dreams of visiting Egypt and Antarctica someday. What truly sets Heather apart is her genuine love for the Upstate, making her an exceptional resource for her clients. She takes pride in sharing local hotspots, fascinating historical anecdotes, and her in-depth knowledge of South Carolina's captivating history. In her free time, Heather loves exploring Morgan Square in Spartanburg with its vibrant dining and music scene, relishing nature hikes at Paris Mountain and Table Rock State Parks, and embracing the wonders of the Roper Mountain Science Center and Greenville Zoo. Heather's commitment to community involvement is commendable as she actively participates in various charitable activities, supporting organizations like Susan Komen and United Way while volunteering at her children's school. Additionally, she indulges her passion for learning by taking enrichment classes, fueling her secret desire to become an archeologist and Egyptologist. When she's not hard at work, Heather enjoys leisurely visits to local boutiques and antique shops, relishing her favorite restaurants such as Bangkok Thai, The Peddler, Mezcal, and Tulip Tree. Treating herself to a pedicure and a massage is her ultimate indulgence.
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