Our team of brokers are ready to help you reach your Real Estate goals by making your needs our number one priority. It is incredibly important who you choose to represent you with your Real Estate transactions; please take a moment to learn about each of our brokers from their bios below. Feel free to contact any of us to ask questions or to get to know us better.

Michelle Smith

Broker
Listings - 2 properties

Michelle is an area native, who grew up in north Raleigh and has always loved the Triangle and felt a strong connection to the community here. She is a proud mother of 2 wild boys, 2 cats, and a dog. When not pursuing her philanthropic efforts, or practicing Real Estate and Law she finds time to spend time and travel with her husband. In 2009, She founded a local nonprofit, Models for Charity where she blends her love of fashion…

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Shaun T. Smith

Broker in Charge/Developer
Listings - 10 properties

Shaun has lived in several parts of the U.S. during his life, but is proud to call the Triangle Home for the last 10 years. He is a father of two boys (ages 9 and 10), and husband to his amazing wife. When not completely immersing himself in Real Estate he enjoys traveling with his wife, boating on Jordan Lake with family and friends, and cooking/entertaining at his home.

He has been involved in some facet of Real Estate for…

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Jordyn Lally

Broker
Listings - 3 properties

Jordyn was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and now lives in Fuquay Varina with her 2 beautiful children, and a couple of amazing fur babies. Jordyn and her family enjoy weekend soccer games, vacationing to North Carolina beaches, and spending time playing on their family farm.

Jordyn loves helping others with their real estate needs because she understands the importance and significance a Real Estate purchase makes in people’s lives. She also enjoys the uniqueness and individual character…

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Fiquet Swain

Broker/Developer
Listings - 7 properties

Fiquet is a North Carolina Native, and has lived in the Triangle area for over 30 years. Staying true to her North Carolina roots she attended North Carolina State University for where she studied design. When not helping clients with their Real Estate needs you can find Fiquet on her 20 acre farm in Eastern Wake County training and showing dressage horses. Having grown up in a in a family of developers she has had a passion for Real Estate…

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Melanie Milone Cooper

Broker
Listings - 1 property

Melanie, a NC native, has been a Raleigh resident since 1991 after moving here from Wilmington.  She attended Sanderson High School and after graduation attended East Carolina University. After college, Melanie enjoyed an exciting life as a flight attendant and then after becoming a mom, she entered into the criminal legal field as a legal assistant and paralegal. Throughout her adult life, many friends and acquaintances alike have encouraged her to embark into a real estate career because her warm…

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Lauren Bhothipiti

Broker
Listings - 0 properties

As an official “halfback” having grown up in New York City and Florida, my love for Raleigh and The Triangle area grows daily. I deeply appreciate its vast offerings and enjoy discovering them with my husband Luke, a fellow real estate agent, and our two year old daughter Colette. Whether it is a program through the Raleigh Parks and Rec Department, a night out sampling local cuisine, or the entire family going on a bike ride along the Greenway…

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Joe Kolousek

Broker
Listings - 0 properties

Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, Joe has made Raleigh his home since 2010. He loves Raleigh and what it has to offer. Joe, his partner, and their chocolate lab enjoy road trips to the beach or the mountains, exploring North Carolina and beyond, trail running, hiking, playing volleyball, and starting and sometimes finishing DIY projects around their newly built home!

A graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in education, Joe combines his teaching skills with…

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Marie Burrell

Broker
Listings - 3 properties

Marie was born on the island of Jamaica, in the West Indies.  Her family migrated to the United Stated when she was just a teen.  She traded the cold winters in Connecticut for life in the Triangle 15 years ago when she moved here with her 4 children.  Her blended family now includes 7 children and 6 grandchildren.  Marie is often in the stands cheering on the home team at a Wake Forest High School’s Football, Basketball or Volleyball games.…

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Mort Congleton

Director of Marketing
Listings - 0 properties

Mort is a forty-year veteran of Wake County and the Triangle having served on the Raleigh City Council and assisting many non-profits such as United Cerebral Palsy and SPCA of Wake County. Mort had just completed a career at Wake Tech as their Chief Fund Raiser and is now active in more than ten different business ventures, including mentoring many young adults.

In his “off time” he enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending quality time with friends and family. Mort splits…

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Sherry Case

Director of Operations
Listings - 0 properties

Sherry relocated from Maine in 2005​, ​and has called North Carolina home ever since. Raleigh’s tight knit feel was exactly what she needed when moving from small-town Maine and transitioning to city life while attending North Carolina State.  Sherry still enjoys that feeling of community when exploring all that the Triangle has to offer.  She loves discovering a new restaurant or brew house, riding bikes on the greenway with her family, or taking in a concert with friends.

Sherry’s interest in real…

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