As the Broker/Owner of Market South Management, Gary not only provides the strategic direction of the company, but is also involved in the day to day operation of the business. This “hands-on” management style ties him to all aspects of the daily operation, which includes the residential and commercial management as well as the association management component of the business.
Having earned his Georgia Salespersons Real Estate License in 1980 and his Broker’s License in 1983, Gary draws on his 30-plus years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to 1980, he was employed by IBM Corporation where he received valuable marketing and management experience.
Gary and his wife, Susan, have owned and managed several successful real estate companies. In 2003, they decided to position their real estate firm to focus solely on professional property management services in the Greater Savannah Area. Gary strives to provide a full service package for owner/investors and associations who need professional management services.
In order to provide premier client services, Gary is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR) and the Savannah Area Board of Realtors (SABOR) where is a Past Director. Most important is his membership in the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) where he is active in the Atlanta Chapter. Gary is also Past President of the Dublin Board of Realtors.
Gary and Susan both graduated from Auburn University in 1973 and have lived in Savannah since 1995. They have 2 adult children.
Deana Shores – Deana@msmsavannah.com
Deana is a native of Savannah. She graduated from St Vincent’s academy and attended Armstrong Atlantic State University. In 1999 she started working in Property Management as an administrative assistant. Deana has worn many hats for this company through the years. She has been a property manager, bookkeeper, and receptionist and is now our office coordinator. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She is very active in the Irish Community and loves to garden.
Paul Emmons – Paul@msmsavannah.com
Originally from Central New York State, Paul moved to Savannah in 2008 to be closer to his family. He brings with him 17 years of liability and property insurance claims handling. Paul currently manages our Historic Savannah, Downtown properties. When not at work, Paul can usually be found renovating his own home or rental property with his son. Paul also enjoys traveling, music, his pets, power tools, and the outdoors.
Jessi Lyn Curry - Receptionist@msmsavannah.com
Marketing Coordinator / Administrative Assistant
Jessi-Lyn is a recent transplant from Canada. She has settled in the Savannah area after several years of travelling around the continent and studying. She is a graduate from the University of Manitoba and National University with studies in Anthropology, and Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance History. She is currently working on her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Along with novel writing, Jessi-Lyn also spends her time hiking and camping where she draws inspiration for designing knit projects, roadtrip photography, and re-fabricating old furniture. Jessi-Lyn is in charge of our web presence. She writes content, populates websites, lists properties, and much more. She also acts as our receptionist, and greets everyone who comes into our office with a glowing smile.