Our Team

Thanks to long-standing local and regional relationships and a reputation for an honest, straightforward approach to business, Commercial Realty Advisors is afforded access to proprietary, off-market listings and acquisition opportunities.  CRA has a history of providing creative real estate solutions to its clients.  

Our Team

John E. Reece II

Managing Partner

John, formerly Triad Division President at Highwoods Properties, Managing Partner for Carter & Associates and Magnolia Partners, offers a wealth of commercial real estate development experience in the Winston-Salem and Greensboro markets. 

Jeff Andrews


Jeff Andrews joined Commercial Realty Advisors, LLC in August, 2007 after spending two years with CB Richard Ellis where he was named Triad Office Broker of the Year in 2006.  

Jordan Reece, CCIM


Jordan is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and a graduate of Wake Forest University.  During his Junior and Senior years at Wake Forest, he interned for RJR/Nabisco and later transitioned to a full time position after graduation.  He worked in sales throughout the Southeast as a Development Manager, Special Accounts Manager, Division Manager, and Key Accounts Manager.  As Division...

Cindy Christopher

Vice President

Cindy Christopher has specialized in tenant and buyer’s representation and agency/ landlord work for close to 30 years throughout the Piedmont region.   She began her career with the national firm of Cushman & Wakefield before joining Meridian Realty Group and Commercial Realty Advisors.  She is a graduate of Wake Forest University and has spent most of her professional career in...

Jack Reece, JD, MBA

Development Project Manager

Jack Reece comes to CRA with over three years of real estate development experience.  He previously worked with Lennar Multifamily Communities where he performed the day to day development of two mixed-use projects totaling over $160 million and 690 apartments homes.  Jack also underwrote and performed the due diligence on numerous projects within the Carolinas region. 

Julie K. Goco

Director of Property Management

Julie has over 15 years experience and specializes in Class A and Class B office space. Julie was named the 2010 Property Manager of the year by her former employer, CB Richard Ellis. Currently, Julie manages over 493,000-square-feet of Class A and Class B Office Space in Winston-Salem. 

Kristin Salisbury

Office Manager / Lease Administrator

Kristin joined Commercial Realty Advisors in August 2014.   Prior to joining CRA, Kristin held the position of Director of Lease Administration with Highwoods Properties in Winston-Salem.  Her background also includes experience in commercial lending and medical office management.


B.S. in Business Administration - University of Richmond

Rebecca Dixson

Property Manager

Rebecca, a native of Winston-Salem, has over 10 years' experience managing Class A and Class B office space. Prior to joining CRA, Rebecca managed over 700,000 square feet of property with Highwoods Properties in Winston-Salem and Greensboro.

Community Service

Nominating Committee & Stewardship Committee - First Presbyterian Church

Katie Madanat

Director of Marketing & Administration

Katie joined Commercial Realty Advisors in January 2014 with more than 15 years of professional experience, the majority of which was spent in commercial brokerage, most recently with Cushman & Wakefield / Commerce in Las Vegas, NV.  Katie’s diverse background includes contract administration, development, investment sales, commercial leasing, operations management, accounting, and real...

Callie Bartock

Project Manager

Callie Bartock joins Commercial Realty Advisors with an extensive background in financial analysis having held positions with Wells Fargo Bank, NA, USBank Corporate Trust, Alston & Bird, LLP, and most recently as a consultant with Urban Green, Inc. based in Charlotte, NC.

Lara Carpenter


Lara completed undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and post-graduate work at Salem College, and received her CPA designation in 1992.  A native of Washington, DC who has lived in Winston-Salem for more than thirty years, her work experience includes tax and audit for public accounting firms Deloitte & Touche and Butler + Burke.

Mary Ann Barbour

Receptionist - Robinhood Executive Center

Mary Ann joins CRA having retired in 2012. She gained extensive experience in the administrative field, particularly in law offices as a legal assistant. Mary Ann brings professionalism and a broad skill set to our team.

Douglas Hefner

Lead Building Engineer

Doug has over 17 years experience in building maintenance.  He coordinates and performs general and preventative maintenance of assigned facilities.  Doug meets with Property Management on a daily basis to ensure that all aspects of required or requested maintenance work are achieving the goals and objectives established to maintain the property.

Timothy Cantlin

Building Engineer

Tim has over 7 years experience in building maintenance and performs general and preventative maintenance of assigned facilities.

Jim Sulier

Building Engineer

*All of our engineers will work in accordance with all Federal and State OSHA guidelines and requirements.  They will promptly report any unusual events or conditions discovered on assigned properties to the Property and/or Asset Manager.

Bill Reece

Reactive Maintenance Manager

Bill is a local of Winston-Salem and studied at High Point University. He has experience in property maintenance, both reactive and preventative, and manages maintenance projects from start to finish. Bill acts as project manager for all reactive maintenance contracts, covering more than 220 properties spanning from Southern Virginia to Concord, NC.

Jeremy Shore

Building Engineer

A licensed plumber, Jeremy has 20 years of experience specializing in plumbing, with 5 years maintenance experience. Jeremy performs preventive and general maintenance of assigned facilities.

Joseph Hefner

Building Engineer

Joseph has a wide range of skills employed while performing his duties as a maintenance engineer, including plumbing, electrical, hardware, locks, carpentry, painting, and more. Joseph performs preventive and general maintenance of assigned facilities.

Shane Stephens

Building Engineer

A graduate of Forsyth Technical Community College in Electrical Installation, Shane has more than 20 years’ experience in the property maintenance field. He has a wide range of skills, specializing in electrical, generators, fire prevention systems, hardware, and locks. Shane performs preventive and general maintenance of assigned facilities.

Kevin Tripodi

Building Engineer

A Navy veteran with 15 years of electrical experience. Prior to joining our team 2 years ago, Kevin was the lead electrician at Tiffany & Co. in NYC. Kevin performs preventive and general maintenance of assigned facilities. 

Brad Atkins

Building Engineer

A Navy veteran with more than 15 years’ experience, Brad has a wide range of skills employed while performing his duties as a maintenance engineer, including hardware, locks, carpentry, and more. Brad performs preventive and general maintenance of assigned facilities.