Meet the Team

Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw

President and CEO

Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. While working in commercial banking, he specialized in real estate development and in financing of income producing properties. He entered DePaul University’s Masters of Business Administration program and received his MBA with an emphasis in real estate in 1995.

Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman

Executive Vice President / Broker-In-Charge

Bringing over 30 years of real estate experience and leadership to the team, Michael leads and manages the company’s team of commercial and residential brokers.

Chuck Tessier

Chuck Tessier

Director of Planning, Development and Special Projects

Possessing a BS Engineering and a Master of Urban Design from NC State University, Chuck was the Director of Planning for Buncombe County for 10 years prior to establishing Tessier Associates in 1985.

Jack J. Emerick

Jack J. Emerick

Vice President

Stoner Giltz

Stoner Giltz

Real Estate Advisor

Stoner joined the firm in 2019 as a Residential/Commercial Broker/Advisor/Realtor®. Having lived and worked in Asheville North Carolina for over 20 years, he has formed a strong network of personal and business connections that serves his clients well.

Larry Schatz

Larry Schatz

Real Estate Advisor

Larry joined Tessier Associates from Keller Williams where he specializes in investment properties, development, land and commercial buyer representation. Prior to KW he was a successful Commercial Agent in NYC with Douglas Elliman. Larry is nationally certified in Commercial and Investment Real Estate and is a member of CIRA, Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and the North Carolina Real Estate Investment Association.

Amy Edwards

Amy Edwards

Real Estate Advisor

Amy joined Tessier Associates in February 2001. She has 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 15 years of restaurant ownership and management in Asheville.

Marcus Jackson

Marcus Jackson

Real Estate Advisor

Marcus has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in development, finance and brokerage, primarily with mixed-use and urban assets throughout the Southeast. He has closed an extensive array of deals in and around Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and the Mayfair/Landfall area of Wilmington.

Craig Mariani

Craig Mariani

Executive Vice President/Property Management/Real Estate Advisor

Craig joined the Tessier team in 2007. He has over 20 years of experience in management, systems development and customer service. Craig currently manages the Property Management Division of Tessier Associates, where he is responsible for the oversight of all properties managed in the Tessier portfolio.

Jason Moshier

Jason Moshier

Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

Jason joined the Tessier Property Management team in 2015. He has over twenty years of property management experience that includes work with Biltmore Park Town Square in South Asheville and Crosland, LLC, a regional real estate development firm based in Charlotte, NC.

Kelee Flannery

Kelee Flannery

Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

Kelee joined Tessier Associates in 2013 as the Property Manager for the Grove Arcade. She has been a professional in the Property Management industry for nearly 30 years, managing large and diverse portfolios throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom.

Stephanie Clark

Stephanie Clark

Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

Stephanie joined the Tessier Property Management team in 2019. She is a native of Asheville and has over 20 years of Property Management experience specializing in condominium, home and property owners associations and apartment management.

Katie Farrar

Katie Farrar

Property Bookkeeper

Katie Farrar joined Tessier Associates in 2008 and brought with her five years of office management experience in the real estate industry. She relocated from Savannah, GA where she was most recently the Market Center Administrator for a new Keller Williams franchise.

Jessica Hurst

Jessica Hurst

Bookkeeper

Jessica is an Asheville local who joined us in 2018 after working for a CPA firm with a high concentration of real estate clientele. She received her Bachelor of Science with a major in Accounting and minor in Management from UNC Asheville.

Carrie Shaw

Carrie Shaw

Corporate Accounting

Steve Servais

Steve Servais

Maintenance Manager

Darren Hixson

Darren Hixson

Maintenance Tech