About Mary Preston Yates | Leonard Ryden Burr Real Estate


Mary Preston Yates loves her work and the friendship she has established with each buyer and seller. Since 1989, as a real estate professional, Mary Preston’s unlimited energy and expertise has resulted in well-earned success. Her hard work and dedication has earned her the distinction of being a top producing agent since 1998. 

Mary Preston, a 1976 graduate of Tulane University, is member of Centenary United Methodist Church, on the Board of Directors for Arbor Acres Retirement Community, a former member of the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, a Sustaining member of the Junior League, a former member of Reynolda Rotary and a graduate member of Leadership Winston-Salem. She had two sons. Alex is a 2006 graduate of Wake Forest University where he was a member of the nationally ranked golf team.  Alex is a financial analyst in Memphis, TN where he and his wife, Lee, and children, Thomas and Lela Louise, reside.  Preston has obtained a Masters of Management degree from Wake Forest University and completed the BB & T Leadership Training Course. He is a financial consultant in the Private Client Group at Stephens, Inc. and lives in Winston-Salem wit his wife, Amy, and their son, Charles.

Supporting all aspects of the real estate transaction is licensed Broker and administrative associate, Cathy Dupont Richardson. She began her work with Mary Preston in 2007.  Since graduating from Salem College in ’86, Cathy and her husband, Craig, have made their home in Winston-Salem.

Together we specialize in providing every buyer and seller with superior customer service, knowledge of the marketplace, innovative marketing and a commitment to excellence that provides unparalleled benefit to our clients. 2020 marks Cathy's 13th year with me and my 30th year in Real Estate!

“Real Estate is more than a job to me.  It is my life’s calling.  There is nothing that makes me happier than helping buyers and sellers fulfill their dreams! Let me open the door to the place you call home.”

  • Licensed Realtor in North Carolina since 1989
  • Former Graham and Boles Shareholder and Director
  • A Top Individual Agent, 2019
  • Over 177 Million Dollars in Sales since 2013

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