Founder & Managing Principal
Jay has been involved in commercial real estate brokerage, consulting and development full-time since 1987. Prior to moving to Charlotte in 1997, he spent 10 years in downtown Washington, D.C., as a commercial real estate broker initially with Grubb & Ellis and later with Faison. In Charlotte, Jay was Vice President, Corporate Services, with Lincoln Harris where he represented such clients as US LEC, J.C. Bradford & Company, Interstate/Johnson Lane, ALLTEL, Wachovia Securities, Bank of America and The Urban Land Institute. During his four years with Lincoln Harris, he completed over 60 transactions in 50 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Jay left Lincoln Harris in 2001 to form Insite Properties.
At Insite, Jay is responsible for strategic direction, management oversight, investment decisions, investor relations, and capitalization of Insite’s acquisitions and development projects.
Bart has been a commercial real estate professional for almost 15 years, successfully completing acquisition and development projects in excess of several hundred million dollars. As a native of Charlotte, N.C., and with his extensive work all over the Southeast, Bart is a knowledgeable and valuable resource to his clients in the region. Bart relies on his real estate expertise and substantial financial analytics skills to provide clients exceptional service. Prior to his entry into real estate, Bart spent 10 years in corporate sales and marketing for the financial and banking industry.
At Insite, Bart is primarily focused on new business opportunities, acquisitions, development, company investments and investor relationships.Achievements/Organizations
Andrea joined Insite Properties in 2017. She brings nearly 16 years of progressive accounting experience to her position as Controller at Insite Properties. She has experience with small businesses and large firms in industries such as commercial property development, healthcare, entertainment, marketing agencies, and non-profits. Andrea's analytical skills and financial reporting acumen assures superior service and benefits to our clients.
Andrea was born and raised in upstate New York. She moved to Charlotte in 2014 with her husband and two dogs. Andrea lives in a 1931 craftsman bungalow in Charlotte's historic neighborhood, Wilmore. In her spare time, she serves on the planning committee for Charlotte VegFest, which is an annual festival that brings 4,000+ attendees and 100+ vendors.
• State University of NY Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Business AdministrationContact
Mary WilkenDirector of Property Management
Mary, formerly president of Home Management LLC, is a real estate and business professional with nearly 30 years of experience. In addition to her membership in the National Association of Realtors and the North Carolina Association of Realtors, she holds multiple certifications and accreditations, including Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute, a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) certification from the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers, and an Association Management Specialist (AMS) certification from the Community Associations Institute.
Mary has held several leadership positions with IREM, both nationally and with the Western North Carolina Chapter. Her involvement in national IREM includes serving on its board of directors, serving as chair of the Ethics Hearing Board and serving with the board of the IREM Foundation (currently serving as its Vice President), a philanthropic effort to financially support students seeking college and industry learning opportunities. In addition, Mary has been heavily involved in Classroom Central Charlotte, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes school supplies to children living in poverty in the Charlotte area. Mary served on the Classroom Central board of directors from 2004 to 2010 and on the executive committee from 2007 to 2010. Additionally, Mary is a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business Achievement Award.
One of Mary’s primary goals for Insite’s commercial clients throughout the growth and expansion of Insite’s management portfolio is to continue to ensure that they are able to focus on their core business with the assurance that the supporting services related to property management, facility maintenance and communications are being expertly handled by the Insite team. “To build on the formidable base already established by Insite is an exciting endeavor”, says Wilken.
A native of Vienna, Va., Mary currently resides in Charlotte, N.C., with her husband of 28 years. They have three children and two grandchildren.Achievements/Organizations:
Jonathan joined Insite Properties as Brokerage Associate in 2014 to focus on property leasing activities, to assist with investment sales and acquisitions, and to contribute to property marketing efforts. He is proficient in performing various types of financial analysis and underwriting for property financing efforts, acquisitions, dispositions and development using Insite’s proprietary excel-based proforma models incorporating Argus software. Prior to moving to Charlotte, Jonathan worked for PRG Real Estate in Nashville, Tennessee for 6 years as Property Manager for a multi-family property where he directed all leasing activity, property budgeting, and daily operations while also leading the property through the sales/disposition process. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.
Gina joined the Property Management team at Insite in 2015. As Property Assistant, Gina manages daily property operations and administration for the various properties that Insite manages. Her more than ten years of experience in real estate along with her accounting background make her a great asset to the Insite team. Gina, born and raised in North Carolina, currently resides in Harrisburg, NC.
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Angela joined Insite Properties in December of 2016 with 5 years of experience working in real estate investment and management. Angela also has over 20 years of experience in accounting in various industries including manufacturing, healthcare, music/entertainment, and property investment and management. As Property Accountant, Angela focuses on the daily, weekly and monthly accounting functions for properties owned and managed by Insite. Angela is a native of Charlotte.
• Former instructor at NC Unemployment Office for Basic Computer Skills and Excel spreadsheets
• Attended Superior School of Real Estate in Charlotte
• Wingate University , B.S.; Business Administration & Operations
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