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Our People

Brian Estes- President

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 Manager

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 Millsaps 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.

Kasey Dickson – Property Manager

Email: kasey@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 668 – 3746

Office: +1 (601) 925 – 6999

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.

Shontena Elliott – Assistant Property Manager

Shontena Elliott – Assistant Property Manager

Email: shontena@estesgroup.net

Office: +1 (601) 925-6999

ABOUT
Shontena has almost two decades of knowledge associated with the South Pointe Business Park facility. She started her administrative career with Skytel in 2003, which became Verizon Communications in 2006, supporting the engineering department. In 2007, her career path switched to assist the local commercial property owners with the day-to-day office management of the property. Even though the ownership of the South Pointe changed during her tenure, her mission stayed true to tasks related to accounting, payroll, office administration and operational project management. In 2015, her experience and knowledge of South Pointe elevated her to the Assistant Property Manager position. She continues these core responsibilities as part of the managerial team at South Pointe and has become heavily involved with developing and maintaining tenant relations within the building.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Commerical property office management.

Kim Carpenter - Senior Accountant

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

Greg Yurkow - Controller

Greg Yurkow – Controller

Email: gyurkow@estesmanning.com

Office: +1 (601) 362 – 9633

ABOUT
Greg joined the Estes Group as Controller in August 2020. He is a native of Cleveland, MS and currently resides in Brandon, MS with his wife, Natalie, and two daughters, Sophie and Amelia. A graduate of Delta State University in Accounting and Finance with a master’s degree in Business Administration Greg brings over 20 years of accounting and management experience to the firm. His past experiences include Regional Finance Director with Regions Insurance and Corporate Controller with Peterbilt Truck Centers.

Jimmy Kitchens - Sales/Leasing Agent

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.

Brian Chadwick - Investment Sales

Brian Chadwick – Investment Sales

Email: bchadwick@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 573-2782

Office: +1 (601) 362-9633

ABOUT
Brian Chadwick started with The Estes Group in 2008 as an intern while obtaining his Master’s of Business Administration at Millsaps College. Prior to his M.B.A, Brian obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Millsaps where he double majored in Business Administration and Spanish with a focus in Finance. Upon completing his Master’s, Brian began working full time at The Estes Group working in sales and leasing.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Investment Sales with a primary focus in Self Storage.

Jefferson Rowell - Sales

Jefferson Rowell – Sales

Email: jefferson@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (912) 344-5484

Office: +1 (601) 362-9633

ABOUT
Jeff Rowell’s background is grounded in Economic Development where, as Executive Director, he worked to identify and optimize wealth-generating opportunities through business development initiatives. Tasks central to stimulating economic growth included industrial site location and development, target business recruitment, and lobbying for project-specific incentives to facilitate investor needs. After eight years in the public/private sector, Jeff sought to explore niche marketing concepts with opportunities discovered overseas, which resulted in the creation of an artisan spirits brand, single-estate sourced in Brazil.

In 2021, Jeff returned to his Mississippi home and joined The Estes Group. Here he is able to fuse his experiences with his passions by aligning buyers with high-quality land investment opportunities that can provide portfolio diversification, recreation and refuge.

Jeff is from Heidelberg, Mississippi. He is graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration, with a focus in International Business. Notable membership include The National Eagle Scout Association, The University of Alabama “A” Club, and former board member of The International Economic Development Council.

Chip Walker, CCIM - Broker Associate

Chip Walker, CCIM – Broker Associate

Email: chip@estesgroup.net

Cell: +1 (601) 540-8089

Office: +1 (601) 362-9633

ABOUT
Chip Walker started with The Estes Group in 2022. Prior, he received his Real Estate License in 1998 and Broker’s License in 2001. Chip earned the CCIM designation in the prestigious CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Member) in 2007.

Chip has successfully sold, leased, managed, and developed commercial properties for real estate investors in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As a Broker, Chip has brokered deals in all areas of commercial real estate.

Chip is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. He is from Laurel, MS and has resided in Jackson since 1986.

Sam Mahler - Associate Broker

Sam Mahler, CCIM – Associate Broker

Email: sam@estesgroup.net

Office: +1 (601) 362-9633

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 Management

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

Email: bmanning@estesmanning.com

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.

Bobby J. Neighbors - Facility Manager

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 Administrator

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

Debbie Lassiter - Office Manager

Debbie Lassiter – Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Email: debbie@estesgroup.net

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

Greg Wilkins – Senior Engineer

Greg Wilkins – Senior Engineer

Email: greg@estesgroup.net

Office: +1 (601) 925-6999

ABOUT
Greg began his engineering career fifteen years ago with South Pointe Business Park. He was promoted to Senior Engineer in 2020 when the Estes Group established the property management agreement for the facility. In his current position, Greg partners with various facility service vendors for the delivery of daily operations, establishes best practices and maintains the daily facility equipment. He has also developed valuable relationships with tenants, organized annual equipment inspection schedules, and assisted with large capital projects such as the refurbishment of the facility’s HVAC cooling towers and remodels of the property’s public restrooms.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Commercial property maintenance with an emphasis on electrical elements and HVAC systems.

Kerry Putt - Engineer

Kerry Putt – Engineer

Email: kerry@estesgroup.net

Office: +1 (601) 925 – 6999

ABOUT
Kerry brings over 30 years of combined government and commercial property maintenance experience to the Estes Group. He began his extensive career with the State of Mississippi as part of the Maintenance Team for the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA). He moved to the Dr. A.H. McCoy Federal Building and Federal Courthouse where he was responsible for day-to-day maintenance operations. Having been with South Pointe Business Center for nearly a decade, Kerry retains extensive skillsets in lighting, plumbing, carpentry, and unparalleled knowledge of the South Pointe Business Park property.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Commercial property maintenance with an emphasis in lighting, plumbing and carpentry.