Brandon has been in the real estate industry since 2001, with positions in many areas of the business, from property management to development to residential brokerage. Starting as a Resident Advisor & Leasing Agent, at NC State, Brandon graduated in 2004 with a B.S. in Business Management and became Tower Manager at Granville Towers in Chapel Hill, NC. After two years, Brandon earned his Provisional Broker’s license from the NC Real Estate Commission & joined Hallmark Real Estate in Raleigh, NC as a Broker Associate.
In 2008, a former manager & mentor asked Brandon to manage a small apartment complex in Spartanburg, SC, and Brandon joined Kenney Realty Services as a Community Manager. In less than three years, Brandon was promoted to VP of Student Housing overseeing an $80 million portfolio, totaling nearly 2,200 beds. In 2014, he earned his general contractor’s license and assumed the role of VP of Kenney Development and was promoted to Senior VP of Kenney Realty. By 2016, his roles included overseeing operations, staff training & development, marketing & leasing, systems administration, and construction/development of twelve apartment communities, more than 3,300 residents, and three development sites, spanning five states, with more than 80 employees.
In July 2016, Brandon accepted the role of General Manager & Broker-in-Charge of Pennink & Huff Property Management in Fayetteville, NC—his home since 2014 (and his wife’s lifelong home). At PHPM, he operated a full-service, independent real estate specializing in residential property management, with a portfolio of 750+ houses, townhouses, condominiums, and apartments. Brandon also did extensive work with landlord-clients & investors to buy & sell properties throughout the region.
Brandon joined Coldwell Banker Advantage in Spring 2018 with an eye toward focusing his business on finding great homes for his clients to buy and helping sellers find buyers quickly & profitably. He also uses his deep experience in property management and real estate investment to work with investor clients to find highly profitable investment properties for wide-range of investment strategies.