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Douglas D. Kelly
With over 20 years experience in the Real Estate Business, Douglas D. Kelly is the Owner of Emerald Realty Group. From 2002 to 2004, Doug held the position of Sr. Vice President/Regional Director with Weichert Commercial Brokerage. After returning to his hometown of Bethlehem, in 1997 he took a Sr. Leasing Rep. position with Liberty Property Trust (LRY-REIT) in Lehigh Valley. His commercial real estate career began in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1992) where he worked as an associate with Colliers-Penn.
Doug received his BS in Business Administration (Finance) from West Virginia University in 1986 and went on to obtain his PA Realtors License that same year. He received his CCIM designation from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute by completing over 240 hours of classroom time and significant industry experience.In 1999 Doug obtained his PA Broker’s License and officially started Emerald that same year.
Lawrence R. Dugan
Lawrence R. Dugan “Larry” joined Emerald Realty Group in 2005 as a Real Estate Agent. Having spent most of his post Penn State University years in the investment brokerage business with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. he has helped many individuals and small businesses with investing, asset allocation, college and retirement planning needs. Larry is now using his skill set to assist clients in all aspects of the commercial real estate business.
Larry earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Pennsylvania State University and is currently affiliated / designated with: National Assn. of Realtors (NAR), PA Assn. of Realtors (PAR), Lehigh Valley Assn. of Realtors (LVAR), and E-Pro (Certification for Internet Professionalism).
With over 30 years of combined administrative and property management experience, Michele Taylor is Emerald Realty Group’s Senior Property Manager. Michele handles all property management functions and is the Executive Assistant to Emerald Realty Group Broker of record, Douglas D. Kelly.
In addition to various administrative certificates and prior designation as Notary Public, Michele carries a Certified Occupancy Specialist certificate for knowledge of US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and US Dept of Agriculture-Rural Development (USDA-RD) policies. In 2009 Michele was certified as a Tax Credit Specialist through the National Center for Housing Management. In 2011 she completed the Monroe County Association of Realtors Course for Real Estate
Logan Winchester graduated from Notre Dame Green Pond and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University. While attending Lehigh, he was a four-year Letterman in Baseball and was nominated for selection in the 2010 MLB draft.
Logan has gained comprehensive knowledge of the Lehigh Valley market while residing in the area for 26 years. He is experienced in Tenant/Landlord representation, Investment Sales and the sales/leasing of Office, Warehouse & Flex Space. Prior to Emerald, Logan worked as a Real Estate Agent for NAI Summit. He was responsible for acquiring and selling real estate for his clients as well as Landlord Representation.
Ray J. Starner
- Ray comes to Emerald Realty Group after a 40 year career on Wall St, where he and his team managed 500 million dollars for Smith Barney worldwide. He was a Directors Council Member for 19 years being ranked in the top 5% of the firm. After retiring in 2010, he joined Michael Baxter and Associates, a commercial real estate firm from 2010-2015.He has been extremely involved in community non profits: He was Chair of the ESU Foundation 2002, Pres. of the Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs (a Paul Harris Fellow), Ten Year Board President of St. John’s Evangelical Congregational Church, Advisory Board Chair of the Salvation Army, East Stroudsburg Citadel, and immediate Past President of the Pocono Family YMCA Board. He has done many charitable auctions as a “Live auctioneer” and has a deep interest in music, sports,art and antiques.
Bobby started his real estate career as a part time investor buying and selling real estate in 2001. He became a full time licensed agent in 2005 and immediately began working with commercial and investment buyers and sellers. He received an award for outstanding sales performance in his first year and has never looked back since.Bobby and his clients are very excited about his move to the Emerald Realty Group team and sees nothing but continued growth with our new alliance!
Sales and Leasing
We provide a full range of services, including asset acquisition/disposition, marketing, investment valuation, comprehensive leasing strategies and contract negotiation.
Our skilled team offers market analysis, site selection, land and lease acquisition, and in depth lease analysis.
Our team specializes in complex transactions and problem solving. We advise on the following: 1031 exchange, broker opinion of value, financing, and feasibility analysis.
We provide comprehensive management services for commercial, office, and multi-family properties.
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