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Leonard Ryden Burr



THE LEONARD RYDEN BURR TEAM



Cathy Cottle

Cathy Cottle

Broker-in-Charge

Cathy Cottle has worked in the real estate industry since 1989 and is uniquely prepared for her position at Leonard-Ryden-Burr Real Estate. Her hands-on training with LRB agents, years of experience, and community spirit fits well with LRB’s expectation of having the most professional, well-prepared agents in our marketplace. Cathy loves her job and prides herself on mentoring the area's best trained and most qualified agents.




Ann Priester

Ann Priester

Director of Relocation and Corporate Service

Ann Priester is the point of contact for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and 3rd party corporate relocation business related opportunities. Her responsibilities also include local & national business development. Leonard Ryden Burr is a respected member of the Leading Real Estate of the World Network - an exclusive "invitation only" organization made up of top independent companies doing business in the US and throughout the world.




Ann Cordell

Ann Cordell

Chief Financial Officer

Ann Cordell is a native of Winston-Salem, where she started her career in public accounting. She is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and brings 30 years of experience to her role as Chief Financial Officer at Leonard Ryden Burr. Ann has enjoyed a diverse career of accounting opportunities in both the non-profit and corporate fields, as well as private consulting. After living in North Carolina, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, Ann is happy to be back home in NC where she resides with her husband Mark & son Mark Jr. (who currently attends Wake Forest University - Go Deacs!). She is thrilled to be part of the LRB team! 




Shannon Hope

Shannon Hope

Career Development Director

Having worked in sales as a Broker for LRB for the past 10 years Shannon was given the opportunity to work with our new agents 7 years ago.  Her background in business ownership and corporate training gave her the skills to develop tools and train our new agents. Over the past 7 years she has expanded our training to include ongoing business development and training seminars for our agents.




Sallie Prouty

Sallie Prouty

Broker Support

Sallie provides the LRB Team with ongoing website support, marketing coordination, client relationship management training, and leadership support.

She has been top agent with Dickens Mitchener in Charlotte for the past 22 years specializing in new construction, resale properties, land, and development sales. She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in North and South Carolina, has been an active member in 5 regional MLS associations, served as Broker in Charge, and on leadership committees. Having recently relocated to the Winston-Salem area Sallie joined our LRB support team in early 2020.



ADDMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TEAM



Melissa Hammett

Melissa Hammett

Administrative Assistant

Gretchen Neitz

Gretchen Neitz

Administrative Assistant

Cheyenne Crockett

Cheyenne Crockett

Administrative Assistant


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