No. 10: Jeff Bayer
With nearly 25 years of experience in the business, Jeff Bayer, vice president of mortgage lending and originating manager at Guaranteed Rate Affinity, is what you might call a jack-of-all-trades.
No. 9: Angie Gora
No. 8: Yolanda Jeffries
Realtor Yolanda Jeffries is in the process of opening a new Atlanta real estate brokerage. She’s currently a team leader with Baird & Warner and services the Illinois and Indiana regions, with Georgia coming on board next.
No. 7: Annette M. Ross
Born in Scotland and raised in England, Annette Ross had the United Kingdom as a backdrop for her childhood. She moved to the United States 27 years ago, and even after almost three decades, she’s retained her British accent, much to the delight and intrigue of her clients.
No. 6: Molly Carter Gaines
In a market challenged by COVID, a lack of inventory and high competition, Molly Carter Gaines is poised to have a record-breaking year. Already, she has achieved upward of $30 million in sales — her biggest professional accomplishment to date.
No. 5: Meghann Brackett
For luxury homes, distinctive properties and lifestyle properties in northeastern Georgia’s mountain and lake region, buyers need look no further than Meghann Brackett, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Georgia Properties.
No. 4: Adrian Provost
Every cloud has a silver lining, or so the expression goes. Adrian Provost was working in the entertainment industry when a car accident left him severely injured and housebound. His doctor ordered him to stay home and off his feet, which he did — at first. He spent much of this downtime watching television, particularly real estate-related shows. “I decided to attain my real estate license to challenge myself, even though I was supposed to stay at home and do minimal walking,” Provost says.
No. 3: Donna Augello
When the search is over, the papers are signed and the deal is closed, Donna Augello simply wants clients to love where they live. Augello, team lead of Team Augello at Harry Norman, Realtors, understands that buying or selling a home is one of the most important decisions in a person’s life and is committed to making each client her top priority.
Breaking down barriers and fighting homelessness through innovative, market-based solutions and charity funding, Bolst Inc. makes home ownership a possibility for all. Co-founded by Justin Landis, Ashton Ernst, Jarrod Thomas, Rich Richardson and Erika Brown, the agent-owned benefit corporation prioritizes underserved communities within the metro Atlanta area.
It’s hard to believe, but 18 years have passed since sisters Stephanie Butler and Lisa Swayne left their jobs to pursue careers in real estate. Butler worked in corporate events, and Swayne was a product manager for a medical software company.