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Collins Group Realty’s Exceptional Staff

One-of-a-Kind Team Structure

The idea behind Collins Group Realty’s team concept is to involve not just the Listing or Buyer Specialist, but also various other essential staff members such as the Listing Manager, Listing Coordinator, Strategic Advisor, Director of Marketing, Staging and Logistics Specialist, and Closings Manager, in order to offer our clients the very best service. Each of these staff members provides support in their respective areas of expertise, ensuring that every step of the real estate process is actively managed.

The RESULTS? Unmatched service, constant communication, and 5-Star client satisfaction!

In 2002, Chip Collins established Collins Group Realty and currently holds the position of Broker-in-Charge for all CGR offices. Furthermore, he specializes as the Hilton Head Listing Specialist and as a passionate educator and expert in Downsizing, actively engages with the community through workshops, videos, and authored works to share his knowledge. Licensed SC Real Estate Broker,

Chris Sanders

Strategic Advisor, Broker Associate

Chris provides qualitative market analysis, pricing, strategies, and strategic market tracking for listing clients. Licensed SC Real Estate Broker, Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)

Meaghan Beck

Listings Manager, Realtor®

Meaghan manages all aspects of the listing process for optimum efficiency and accountability for our clients. Licensed SC Real Estate Agent

Ashley Lindblad

Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Ashley manages all of Collins Group Realty’s marketing, strategically implementing campaigns for property listings across various advertising and social media platforms.

Brianna Lacki

Listings Coordinator

Our “Logistics Guru,” Brianna, spends more than half her time out in the field checking on our listed properties, coordinating contractor projects, visiting with clients, securing showings and feedback, and just about everything in between.

Karen Lesch

Closings Manager, Realtor®

Karen facilitates robust communications with clients, vendors, agents, and attorneys to affect smooth, successful closings. Licensed SC Real Estate Agent

Annette manages and directs the daily operations of Collins Group Realty, including Human Resources, policies and procedures, and team development. Certified Island Ambassador

Julie Smythe

Success Manager, Realtor®

Julie provides direct support, resources, and guidance in the interaction between our clients and our team of Real Estate Specialists, in order to assure the most successful service, transaction, and Results possible. Licensed SC Real Estate Agent

Wendy Sanders

Team Support Specialist

Wendy offers a high level of support to the Marketing Department, as well as administrative support in the Hilton Head office.

Martha Powell

Client Care Coordinator

Martha’s focus is to ensure that our clients have the best online experience possible, offering hands-on guidance and support with Client accounts, website resources, and strategic connections with our team of Real Estate Specialists.

Dawn Hoffman

Systems Manager

Dawn oversees CGR’s technology systems, manages and implements new processes for our high-touch client service model.

Carrie Collins

Staging & Logistics Specialist

Carrie specializes in offering interiors and staging advice, as well as a la carte services for our listings team and clients.

Simon Ashton

Web Development Manager

Simon provides key strategic advice for web positioning and development, ensuring our client’s properties garner a substantial online presence.

Kent Collins

Business Development Advisor

Kent provides management support and leadership to keep Collins Group Realty at the forefront of real estate marketing and industry trends.