Meet Our Team
Mary has been a licensed real estate agent for more than 18 years, including managing more than 50 rental properties. She has a tremendous amount of experience selling properties as a builder/developer. With a knack for making everybody feel comfortable, Mary is able to help with everything from negotiating with contractors and sellers, to working with lenders.
General Contractor & Partner
A general contractor, John has been in the real estate business for more than 30 years, and has built hundreds of homes in the Western North Carolina area. He is president of Blue Vista Inc, a construction company that develops communities in Western North Carolina, including many of Asheville's finest affordable neighborhoods. John is responsible for the construction division of Hi-Alta Real Estate.
After 25 years of public service in local government, Kevin began applying his in-depth knowledge of the local community and relationship-building skills to a career in real estate, including remodeling projects, building/developing, and property management. A highly skilled manager and trainer, he brings to the company an unmatched familiarity with the area, plenty of people and organizational skills, and an easy sense of humor.
John likes to say that he caused the recession as he got his license in November of 2007 just as the economy tanked. He used this slow time to earn his SRES (Seniors RE Specialist) then became one of the very first ECO (Environmental Consultant Agents) in the US. He also gained the Green Realtor designation and continues to work on the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. Most folks do not understand what all the initials are about, but professionals in our industry know he has taken the time, energy and financial resources to stay current to better serve his clients.
Jennifer brings a variety of business experience to the Hi-Alta Real Estate family. With a degree in finance, Jennifer has a background in real estate, banking, business ownership and office management. She is always working hard to see that the needs of all agents, customers and tenants are met.
Following a career in public education, Alan joined the Hi-Alta Real Estate family in 2014. With over a decade of experience in residential construction/remodeling, Alan has a keen eye for structural integrity, efficiency, and aesthetics. He is committed to helping clients get the best value out of their investments and takes the time to ensure complete satisfaction during every step of the process.
Before moving to Asheville in 2013, MichaelAnne lived in Savannah, Georgia for seven years where she received a degree in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her appreciation for art and architecture as well as her training as an interior designer make her a valuable asset to her real estate clients. MichaelAnne's knowledge allows her to help clients envision how they could create beauty and function in existing spaces, modify homes to better suit their needs, and prepare homes prior to sale. MichaelAnne's great love for the unparalleled beauty of Western North Carolina's landscape, her appreciation of Asheville's quirky culture, and her knowledge of the area's different neighborhoods make her an exceptional ambassador for the Asheville area.
Debbie brings her business and finance experience to Hi-Alta Real Estate after managing her and her husband's plumbing company for over 30 years. Debbie is an Asheville native and knows the diversity of Asheville and can help her clients choose the area that will match their interests and needs.
Maggie is an art loving Asheville native where she has attended AB Tech studying business and art. She has knowledge and expertise with the various home styles and structural designs of the area. She has background and experience with home construction and renovation. Give her a call to get started.
Daniel was born and raised here and has a passion for this community. Whether in his role of developing sales and marketing strategies for small businesses, working in the community in Social Work for the past 13 years or volunteering with area organizations building and remodeling houses for those who needed assistance, he has been in the place to help those around him. He is bringing his skills of area knowledge, desire to better his community, and passion to work hard for those around him to Hi-Alta Real Estate. His goal is for his clients to walk away satisfied, knowing they got the best deal, whether buying or selling, for their home or property.
Jordan is an outdoor enthusiasts who spends most of his time in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He moved to Asheville in 2004 and is proud to call this his home. Jordan has worked with families in a therapeutic setting for over 10 years. This extensive background along with his construction experience helps him to support families throughout the process of buying or selling a home.
I am a compassionate and intuitive listener and my goal is to find what your heart desires to build your life with your loved ones. With my business degree and management experience I will work hard to find you the perfect home to build your foundation. After living in Asheville for almost two decades and building a family business, I am here to take care of you.
Katherine has a uniquely creative point of view for assisting you and your loved ones, either in finding an appropriate and affordable space to make your home, or to maximize the appeal and flow of your property to find a potential buyer. With a background in fashion design, she can help you elevate your desired property into a functional and beautiful space in which to abide.
Having just moved back to Western North Carolina, Travis has enjoyed exploring Asheville with his wife and dog, and looks forward to discovering more with his clients. Managing a music store for three years helped Travis to realize his love of sales, and the fulfillment received from assisting someone in making the right purchase. Coming from 10 years bartending in the service industry, Travis enjoys working with people and building lasting relationships with his customers.
After a decade of work in mediation and conflict resolution, Jess brings his passion for helping people through major life transitions to the Hi-Alta family. His strong communication and problem solving skills coupled with his attention to detail provide his clients with a smooth process, but it is his calm, friendly demeanor that make it a truly enjoyable experience. It is his aim to see every client happy and fully satisfied with their outcome.
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