601.362.9633 613 Crescent Circle, Suite 102
Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Our People

Brian Estes- PresidentConnect:

Brian E. Estes, CCIM, CPM® – President of The Estes Group, Inc.

Email: brian@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 906 – 8999

Office: +1 (601) 362 – 9633

ABOUT
President of The Estes Group, Inc. started the company after ten (10) years of commercial real estate experience as a staff appraiser and associate broker for two commercial real estate companies. Brian successfully operated the investment brokerage, property management and valuation/consulting firm, The Estes Group, before merging with a regional firm, Commercial Property 1, LLC in 2011. Additionally, he was a staff accountant at LDDS WorldCom following graduation at Mississippi College. Brian was honored with the Top 40 Under 40 awards in 2009 by the Mississippi Business Journal, is affiliated with multiple professional organizations and is involved with a variety of community organizations and causes. He has been awarded the prestigious CCIM Designation from the CCIM Institute in 2000 and CPM Designation by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 2008.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Investment properties above $1,000,000 with a primary focus on shopping centers and net-leased properties. He also has experience in the formation of partnerships for the purpose of investing in office complexes, shopping centers, multi-tenant office/warehouse and net leased investments.

Andrew Bush - Property ManagerConnect:

Andrew J. Bush, CCIM, CPM – Property Manager

Email: andrew@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 613 – 3971

Office: +1 (601) 499 – 4316

ABOUT
Andrew Bush started with the Estes Group in January 2007. Prior, he received a Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A) from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. He continued his education by receiving a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Millsap’s College in Jackson, MS. While at Millsap’s he interned with a regional real estate firm where he worked for the property management division spearheading a market analysis project of Downtown Jackson. Andrew was awarded the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 2012 and the prestigious CCIM Designation from the CCIM Institute in 2019.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Andrew specializes in the management of office buildings and shopping centers for third party clients including REITs, Loan Servicers and Banks, Private Equity Firms and well as private individuals. Andrew also has a proven track record of bringing tenants into managed properties through a targeted leasing process. An understanding of construction and building systems enables him to facilitate tenant improvements as cost efficiently as possible.

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Kasey Dickson – Property Manager

Email: kasey@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 668 – 3746

Office: +1 (601) 925 – 6669

ABOUT
Kasey Dickson started with the Estes Group in October, 2020 as Property Manager at South Pointe Business Park in Clinton, MS.  Kasey has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Mississippi College and brings years of executive leadership and marketing experience to the location.  At South Pointe, Kasey is responsible for the day-to-day operational activities of the building and works closely with the local staff to utilize her past managerial and marketing experience in order to boost the success of the business park.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
In previous roles, Kasey was noted as an engaging property manager and marketing leader with the progressive experience in developing and implementing comprehensive strategic business plans to optimize the revenue and profitability of the asset.  In addition, she established and maintained exceptional operating standards, championed corporate and department initiatives, and implemented profitable and positive business practices.

Kim Carpenter - Senior AccountantConnect:

Kim L. Carpenter – Senior Accountant

Email: kimberlyl323@hotmail.com

Office: +1 (601) 362 – 9633

ABOUT
Kim Carpenter is a senior level accountant that has previously worked as a corporate tax accountant and revenue accountant for WorldCom, retail accountant for Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as a Financial Analyst for Cspire Wireless and a Senior property accountant for Parkway Properties. For the last 7 years Kim Carpenter has worked for Estes Group in the property accounting group. Kim has a BSBA in accounting from Mississippi College where she graduated with honors as well as her MBA from MC.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Accounting

Jimmy Kitchens - Sales/Leasing AgentConnect:

Jimmy Kitchens – Sales/Leasing Agent

Email: jimmy@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 955 – 6434

Office: +1 (601) 362-9633

ABOUT
Jimmy Kitchens received his real estate license in 2011 and joined the Estes Group in 2014. Before joining the Estes Group, Jimmy had a successful sales career. He also owned the Homes & Land franchise for the Jackson Metro area. He has brokered deals in all areas of commercial real estate, but focuses on Multi-Family properties. Jimmy is from Jackson, MS and holds a degree in Managerial Finance from The University of Mississippi.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Investment properties with a primary focus on Multi-Family properties.

Bobby J. Neighbors - Facility ManagerConnect:

Bobby J. Neighbors – Facility Manager

Email: bobby@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 954 – 1857

Office: +1 (601) 362 – 9633

ABOUT
Bobby started his career in 1980s as a Construction Superintendent building and renovating one of the first and premier office buildings in downtown Jackson. He moved on to Facility management ultimately working at Parkway Properties, a REIT, for 18 years. Before starting with the Estes Group, he was the Corporate Construction Manager spearheading Capitol Projects from inception, including design, creating scope of work, facilitating the RFP and bid process, negotiating contracts and budgeting.

Bobby currently has Top Secret Security clearance overseeing the Jackson FBI Facility.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Bobby Specializes in Facility management of office and mixed use buildings. He has extensive experience with projects consisting of commercial buildings, parking garages and historical projects.

Jessie M. Patrick- Property AdministratorConnect:

Jessie M. Patrick – Property Administrator

Email: Jessie@estesgroup.net

 

Office: +1 (601) 605 – 4380

ABOUT
Jessie grew up in Monterey, Louisiana and graduated from Monterey High School. In March of 2014, after moving to Mississippi, Jessie started working for The Estes Group, Inc. As Property Assistant to Andrew Bush, Commercial Property Manager, she works hand in hand with all management companies, tenants, contractors and vendors. Jessie currently resides in Brandon, Mississippi with her husband, Sean, and their daughter, Logan.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Administration

Sam Mahler - Associate BrokerConnect:

Sam Mahler, CCIM – Associate Broker

Email: sam@estesgroup.net

Cell:
Office: +1 (601)-790-9104

ABOUT
At a young age, Sam learned that a strong work ethic and drive is the only way to be truly successful. This was further instilled into him during his time of service in the United States Army. Now he is using the same lessons he was taught in the military, in the commercial real estate world. Sam was awarded the prestigious CCIM Designation from the CCIM Institute in 2019. He is part of the Investment Sales Team at The Estes Group and handles Acquisitions/Dispositions of retail investment assets across the Southeast.

Brandi Manning - Multifamily ManagementConnect:

Brandi Manning, CPM, Adv. RAM, Dir. of Multifamily Management

Email: bmanning@estesmanning.com

Cell:
Office: +1 (601) 859 – 1900

ABOUT
Brandi Manning, CPM, Ad. RAM joined The Estes Group in January, 2018 bringing nearly 30 years of multifamily management experience. Having begun her career as a leasing agent and working her way through the ranks, she has served in roles such as Regional Vice President, Director of Property Management, and Vice President. Having managed more than 16,000 units across the Southeast, she has extensive knowledge of property operations, financial modeling, staff supervision and development, and implementing policies and procedures for best practices.
Brandi has served as President for various boards, including the Mississippi Apartment Association (MAA), MS Chapter of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and MS Multifamily Council (MMC). She has served on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of MS and the Education Committee for IREM national.
Brandi holds her CPM (Certified Property Manager) and her Advanced RAM (Registered in Apartment Management) and has served as an instructor for both the RAM and CLP (Certified Leasing Professional) courses. She has created and led numerous training courses for various events over the years. She has received numerous awards and recognition throughout her career for her hard work, passion, and dedication to the industry.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Multifamily Management, Consulting, and Training for third party clients.

Debbie Lassiter - Office ManagerConnect:

Debbie Lassiter – Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Email: debbie@estesgroup.net

Cell:
Office: +1 (601) 362 – 9633

ABOUT
Debbie Lassiter joined The Estes Group in April, 2018 as Executive Assistant/Office Manager. Debbie has 25+ years of Executive Assistant experience with both locally owned businesses and larger corporations. Debbie’s background also includes office management of day to day office operations and procedures.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Administration