We Are INSITE
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.
Licensed North Carolina and South Carolina real estate broker
Urban Land Institute full member
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors member
Johns Hopkins University Alumni Roundtable
The Paramount Theatre, Charlottesville, Va., board member
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors Top Producer - Multimillion Dollar Leasing Awards 1997, 1998, 1999
Lifetime Member Million Dollar Leasing Award – Washington, D.C., Commercial Board of Realtors
Towson University, B.S.; B.A., Accounting
Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science in Real Estate
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Sara Byers joined Insite Properties in November 2021 and currently serves as the Director of Property & Development Accounting. She oversees and manages the daily accounting operations, including financial reporting and management of the accounting team. Prior to joining Insite, Sara was the Development Accounting Manager at Harsch Investment Properties (now Schnitzer Properties) in Las Vegas for 19 years.
Sara earned her bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in Business Management. Originally from central Illinois, she and her husband have recently relocated to Charlotte from Las Vegas and look forward to many new east coast adventures.
Jerry joined Insite Properties in 2014. Prior to coming onboard with Insite, he held management positions with other commercial property management groups where he gained a vast knowledge and was vocal with developing their engineering and maintenance teams. Jerry has over 30 years of Building Engineering and Maintenance Management experience with a vast skill set, including IT knowledge and experience, that has proven to be invaluable to our organization.
Jerry currently directs daily property maintenance operations. He leads our growing engineering and maintenance team and has also developed and is managing our commercial HVAC division. Jerry’s other daily functions include being pivotal in collaborating and assisting with current commercial construction.
He is a native of Charlotte, NC where he currently resides with his wife and 4 children.
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Katie Corrie serves as a Broker Associate at Insite Properties Charlotte office. Her primary responsibilities include the marketing and leasing of the Charlotte portfolio, as well as identifying strategic investment opportunities for the firm and its clients. Katie’s current leasing portfolio includes over 500,000 square feet of creative office, medical office, and flex showroom space throughout the Charlotte market.
Prior to joining Insite, Katie worked at Childress Klein in Charlotte, NC where she focused on assisting the office tenant representation team. She specialized in supporting all divisional marketing and sales efforts while offering services extending into all facets of commercial real estate brokerage.
Katie is a graduate of Winthrop University where she received a BA in Marketing.
Achievements / Organizations
Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker 2020 CRCBR Member
2020 CREW Member
2020 ULI Member
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.
• North Carolina Real Estate Broker, Licensed
• Argus Valuation DCF 15, Trained
• Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors Member, Legislative Committee Member
• Urban Land Institute Member
• Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation (PON), Certified
• Dale Carnegie’s “Effective Communications and Human Relations,” Certified
• PRG Real Estate’s Corporate Leasing Award, Recipient
• Clemson University, Bachelor of Science in Finance, Real Estate Emphasis
• Belmont University, Master of Business Administration, Finance Emphasis
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Philip Goins was born and raised in Rahway, New Jersey and has lived in Charlotte, NC since in 2012. He has been in HVAC repairing and maintenance for over 20 years. He joined the Insite Properties Team in 2021 as a Senior HVAC Technician.
John joined Insite Properties, in August of 2022 as our Property Manager and Event Coordinator. He recently relocated back to Charlotte, NC from Montreat, NC. John brings several years of planning, property management, and event coordinating. Prior to coming to Insite, he was the Director of Development Operations for Montreat Conference Center and Community Manager in Uptown Charlotte, where he ran many successful fundraisers and community activities. John is thrilled to be back in Property Management, and we look forward to him being a part of the Insite Properties Team.
Ron is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, but has lived in Chicago, Seattle, and Connecticut. He spent 14 years in law enforcement (security) before joining the Insite team on a permanent basis in 2017.
In his free time, Ron LOVES movies! He has even acted as the lead, as well as an extra, in several independent films.
Lewis recently joined Insite Properties in June of 2022. As part of our HVAC division, he holds the role of Sr. HVAC Technician. He brings over 10 years of experience in HVAC diagnosis to motor changeouts. Lewis has an Associate Degree in Commercial HVAC from Central Piedmont Community College. He is a native of Wadesboro, NC, but resides in Charlotte, NC. Lewis is a proud father of 3 kids and in his spare time enjoys fishing.
Auburn joined Insite Properties in the beginning of 2022 bringing 9 years of experience in residential property management and real estate operations. Starting out as a leasing professional and working her way up to a multi-site property manager, she has an extensive amount of knowledge and experience in subsidized housing, single-family and multi-family property management. With her passion for real estate and property management, she decided a career change to commercial real estate was her next calling.
Originally from Clemmons, NC, Auburn has been residing in Charlotte for the last 13 years after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BA in Sociology.
Highlind was a residential real estate appraiser for five years before joining Insite Properties. With a desire to broaden his horizons, he jumped at the opportunity to learn commercial real estate from the ground up when he joined the team at the beginning of 2019.
Highlind is a native Charlottean and returned “home” after five years in Raleigh. While earning the rank of Eagle Scout, he developed a passion for camping and the great outdoors, which continues to this day. Now he gets to share that love with his beautiful wife and dog.
Bart has been a commercial real estate professional for over 20 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.
Licensed North Carolina real estate broker
Urban Land Institute - Charlotte District Council Management Committee, Advisory Committee member and Regional Initiatives Council member
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors - member and former board member
Dilworth United Methodist Church – member, former Board of Trustees Chairperson, former Council Board member.
East Carolina University, B.A.; Economics
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Stephen is responsible for capital relationships and acquisitions at Insite. Stephen is a twenty-five-year real estate investment professional having co-founded two real estate investment funds and held investment committee and Board responsibilities. Stephen co-founded the Coventry Real Estate Fund, an investment vehicle that invests in net leased real estate assets focusing on sub-investment grade and sponsor-backed companies. Stephen also was a co-founder and Managing Director of Columbus Nova Acquisition Group (CRAG) that was the manager of Real Estate Funds I & II. The funds invest in net leased real estate focusing on sub-investment grade and sponsor-backed companies, value-add distribution properties in port cities in the southeast, and student housing. Columbus Nova also managed separate account relationships for institutional real estate investors in net leased assets. Stephen was also a court-appointed advisor in the winddown of a hedge fund in a cross-border bankruptcy and ultimate liquidation of real estate via a 363 auction.
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Karen Pharr, CPM®, Director of Property Management at Insite Properties, LLC in Charlotte, North Carolina. Karen’s career in property management spans more than 30 years, throughout which she’s managed all property types, including commercial, residential, industrial, and medical buildings. She’s the former principal/partner of Hiett, Pharr & Associates, a property management, leasing and brokerage firm. More recently, Karen served was Senior Property Manager for Cushman & Wakefield | PIRES, where she oversaw a portfolio consisting of industrial, office, and associations for institutional and private sector clients. She has recently relocated to Charlotte, NC to join Insite Properties, LLC. as the Director of Property Management.
Karen serves on the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) leadership team at the national level, assuming the role of President for the IREM Foundation in 2022. She will lead the Foundation in pursuit of its purpose to provide access to education and resources for those in the real estate management profession. Previously serving as the IREM Foundation Vice President in 2020-2021, she is also a member of IREM’s Governing Council and has served as chair of the Ethical Inquiry Board, member on several national committees and held the IREM Region 7 Vice President position along with serving as President throughout various terms for her local IREM Chapter. She holds a Texas Real Estate Brokers License, New Mexico Qualifying Brokers License and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and a member of the National Association of Realtors. She devotes her free time and energy to causes that enrich her community such as organizing 5k races for charity and serving as a member of Progress321.
Jordan joined Insite Properties in 2019 after graduating from Mallard Creek High School. Leadership within Insite’s maintenance department has provided Jordan with a skill set that he continues to expand as opportunities present themselves. He also works intermittently within the HVAC department, which has proven to be advantageous for both Jordan and Insite.
During his free time, Jordan enjoys movies and collecting sneakers.
Andrea Reed, is the Chief Accounting Officer for Insite Properties. With over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, she brings a wealth of experience to Insite. She is a NC Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Management Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Georgia.
Andrea is married to Kip Reed and has a grown daughter. She is very involved in missions work through her church and often leads groups to Mexico to work with families and orphaned and vulnerable children through Back2Back Ministries. She is also an advocate for breast cancer patients and survivors and is a member of the Pink Smile Promise board of directors as well as a regular participant in the Primax Pink Warriors Team with the American Cancer Society Making Strides annual events.
Adero is the Lease Administrator and Office Manager in the Charlotte Office. She has over 20 years’ experience in residential property management where she started in leasing and finished her career as a property manager. She previously served as a tenant compliance associate for properties in eight states where a keen eye for detail was essential in meeting the demands of the HUD and LIHTC programs. Adero spent three years in Complex Commercial Litigation and worked as a paralegal before transitioning to Lease Administration at Insite Properties.
Adero is new to the commercial real estate market and is excited to learn about commercial property management.
Beverly joined Insite Properties in January 2019, with 20+ years of commercial real estate accounting experience. Prior to joining Insite, she held Accounting positions with Beacon Development Co., Trinity Partners and America’s Capital Partners. Before moving to Charlotte in 1999, Beverly worked as a Deputy Tax Collector in the Marion County Tax Collector’s office in Ocala, Florida.
As Senior Property Accountant, Beverly oversees all day-to-day Property Accounting functions for accurate and timely financial reporting to Insite’s portfolio of owners, investors and lenders. Beverly manages and maintains the Yardi and AvidXchange software program for the company.
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Neil is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada where his family operated a successful automotive business for many years. After moving to Charlotte, he retired from a 22-year career in RV/Motorcoach sales. He recently joined Insite as part of the Maintenance team.
In his spare time, Neil enjoys restoring classic cars and home renovation projects.
Sabrina is the Property Manager for several of Insite’s commercial business parks and property owner’s associations in Charlotte, NC.
Sabrina has enjoyed a fulfilling career in the commercial property and facility management industry for over 20 years within the Charlotte real estate market. Her service started at CB Commercial Real Estate and blossomed over years of dedicated work with Percival McGuire Commercial Real Estate and the YMCA of Greater Charlotte prior to joining the Insite Properties team of professionals.
She has managed new building construction projects, major property renovations as well as various property addition and expansion projects. Her joy is this industry is found in working collaboratively to create long lasting successful professional partnerships and environments that support positive daily experiences.
Carla joined Insite Properties in August 2019 as a Senior Property Accountant. She came to Insite with over 25 years of commercial and residential accounting.
Before joining Insite Properties, she was at The Spectrum Companies and Summit Properties where she gained her real estate accounting experience in both commercial and residential. She has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and The Jay M Robinson Bands where her son plays trumpet in the marching, symphonic and jazz bands
Originally from Pennsylvania, Carla currently lives in Concord, NC with her son, Nathaniel and several animals. She enjoys playing pinball, attending comicons, reading, cooking and of course, listening to her son play trumpet.
Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC
Jessica, Senior Property Manager for the Insite Properties team discovered her passion for real estate in 2011. She transitioned her career journey from Wall Street with Goldman Sachs to established multi-family and new construction lease-up properties in Charlotte, NC. She has utilized her great analytical and financial knowledge to quickly grow in the industry and into our multi-site Senior Commercial Property Manager. Jessica relocated to Nashville, TN in 2020 where she manages a number of Insite’s Medical Office Building portfolios. She is looking to leave her footprint on each site as well as lead them to financial success.
After residing in various cities along the East Coast, Jessica has settled down in Nashville, TN with her husband Logan, two sons and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, being a boy mom and playing tennis.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in Finance.
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Tiffany joined Insite Properties in 2019 with 17+ years’ experience in healthcare management, 7+ years in home management, as well as an education in architecture. She possesses a diverse knowledge base that is beneficial to every department of Insite.
Tiffany is a native North Carolinian who currently resides in Charlotte with her husband of 18 years. She has a passion for reading and all creative ventures (mixed media, photography, stained glass, and tufting).
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Nancy manages the Accounts Receivables function for Insite Properties, LLC. She joined the company in February 2022 with 10 plus years of AP/AR, and G/L experience across a variety of industries, including property management.
Nancy spent many years volunteering at her children's schools in Concord, NC, where she resides. She is originally from Charleston, SC, but she and her family have been in the Charlotte area for more than 25 years.
Clemson University, B.S. Accounting
Bethany joined Insite Properties in February 2021 as our newest Assistant Property Manager. She comes to us with 6 years of various property management experience. Bethany first found her passion of property management in the student housing field right out of college. She worked in multiple roles with one of the leading companies of student housing based out of Chicago, IL, where she started out as leasing manager and worked her way to property manager over a three-year period in three different markets. In 2017, a career change was in her future and decided to shift gears to HOA management as Community Manager with a local company in Charlotte, NC. She worked directly with the Board of Directors on annual financial budgeting, overseeing routine and capital improvement projects, and everything related to the management of their communities.
Education: Bethany is a proud alumna of The University of South Carolina – Columbia with a B.A. in Criminal Justice/Psychology.
Mary is a real estate and business professional with more than 35 years of experience in commercial real estate operations. 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 serves on the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Charlotte Board of Directors with past positions including 2022 President, CREW Network Delegate, and chair of Member Recognition. Mary has also 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 as President of the international IREM Foundation, a philanthropic organization. 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, previously serving on its Board Directors and Executive Committee. Additionally, Mary is a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business Achievement Award, the Mecklenburg Times Most Influential Women Award, and Globe Street’s Women of Influence Award.
A native of Vienna, Va., Mary currently resides in the Charlotte area, with her husband of forever (1986). They have three children and three grandchildren.
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