Meet Our Team

  1. 864.292.0400
    Stan McAlister
    Broker in Charge/Licensed Builder

    Stan McAlister

    864.292.0400

    Stan is the Owner/Broker of McAlister Realty. In operation since 1988, Stan has guided McAlister Realty to become known for its New Homes. McAlister Realty/SK Builders offer new homes through-out upstate South Carolina. Stan was born in the upstate and his comprehensive knowledge of this area is extensive. Call him about New Home values, land costs or the next hot spot for this area. Let Stan be your Real Estate answer man!

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  2. 864.244.0292
    Jaime Smith
    Office Manager

    Jaime Smith

    864.244.0292

    Jaime was born in Greenville, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Clemson University. She received her Real Estate license from The Wyatt Institute of Real Estate School in 2007. Jaime specializes in New Home Sales along with Office Management. She enjoys spending time with her family, Crossfit, doTERRA, and College Football. Go Tigers! 

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  3. 864.292.0400
    Melissa Jenkins
    Administrative Assistant

    Melissa Jenkins

    864.292.0400

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  4. 864.416.4647
    Amber Laszewski
    Marketing Director

    Amber Laszewski

    864.416.4647

    Amber was born and raised in Wisconsin (not a cheese-head) and relocated to Charlotte, NC in early 2014 to escape the frigid climate. A 2009 graduate from UW-Stevens Point, she has been hard at work building her marketing, business, branding, and customer service acumen.

    Amber joined the McAlister Realty team as their Marketing Director in December 2014 and has quickly acclimated to the Greenville area—enjoying all that it has to offer. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, traveling, and browsing the internet for new recipes. Amber prides herself on her strong work ethic and positive attitude.

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  5. 864.361.7151
    Carolyn Buffington
    New Home Sales Agent

    Carolyn Buffington

    864.361.7151

    Originally raised in the Boston area, Carolyn moved to Washington D.C. to pursue a degree in Economics. She started a family in D.C. and lived there for several years. In 1998, she relocated to Tennessee to start a real estate career and a construction business. Sixteen years later, Carolyn fell in love with Greenville and decided to make South Carolina her home. She and her husband love downtown Greenville with all the activities and events it has to offer. They frequent the theatres, festivals, and restaurants.

    Carolyn enjoys yoga, traveling, music, and sports. During her years selling real estate, Carolyn has been actively involved in corporate relocation programs with an emphasis on new construction (both spec and custom homes). Her achievements include the Million Dollar Club, the Century 21 Performance Award, and the Century 21 Customer Service Excellence Award. She prides herself in a strong work ethic and a commitment to professionalism, respect, and dependability.

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  6. 864.630.7764
    William (Bill) Girardi
    New Home Sales Agent

    William (Bill) Girardi

    864.630.7764

    Bill is originally from upstate New York, but relocated to Greenville in 2006. Bill is married, has one daughter, and is a recent graduate of Fortune Academy. He loves spending time with his family and golfing. With an extensive background in business he is very customer oriented. 

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  7. 864.380.1948
    Heidi Hoard
    New Home Sales Agent

    Heidi Hoard

    864.380.1948

    Heidi is originally from New Hampshire, but moved to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan when she was 10. After 7 years, she moved here to Greer, SC—13 years ago. She's been in real estate just over a year. She comes from a large family of builders and has first hand knowledge of the new construction process. She's excited to assist you with your realty needs.

    

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  8. 864.630.0751
    Nathan (Nate) Herb
    New Home Sales Agent

    Nathan (Nate) Herb

    864.630.0751

    Although Nate is from Mississippi where he lived until he finished high school, Nate has returned to the Upstate where he was born. He is a recent graduate of Wyatt Institute of Real Estate. Nate and his wife moved to Greenville in 1997 and plan to remain here because of their love for the Greenville area. Being from the heart of college football country, he is a die hard Alabama fan and lives for college football season. He loves showing home buyers why he has remained in the Upstate and always looks forward to helping each customer find the next place they will call "Home".

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  9. 864.630.2927
    Vanessa Herb
    New Home Sales Agent

    Vanessa Herb

    864.630.2927

    Fresh out of class from the Wyatt Institute of Real Estate School, Vanessa went to work with McAlister Realty as an on-site New Home Specialist. She has worked for McAlister Realty since 2005. Vanessa gained the respect as Top Agent within the company during her first year. She is originally from Lexington, South Carolina. Vanessa and her husband enjoy spending time with their son, fishing and going to Lake Keowee, taking vacations to new places and football season. Her mission is to: "Treat people with the same respect that she would want to be treated."

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  10. 864.804.0772
    John (Robbie) Kaskabas
    New Home Sales Agent

    John (Robbie) Kaskabas

    864.804.0772

    Robbie is originally from Canada. He came to the US in 1982 and attained his citizenship in 1997. He's had a number of different careers since moving here with teaching 7th grade being his most recent. He decided to leave teaching and get in to real estate because he liked the idea of helping people find their dream house, make it a home, and make memories that will last a life time.

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  11. 864.380.8913
    Stanley (Doc) Lawhon
    New Homes Sales Agent

    Stanley (Doc) Lawhon

    864.380.8913

    Doc has lived in the Greenville area since 1987 and has served with McAlister Reality since 2013. He enjoys and thrives upon his interaction with people as he lists their homes or builds their new “home”. As a new home professional, he has been McAlister’s Top Agent in both 2015 and 2016.


    Doc has taught on the college level, as well as, coaching college Basketball and Baseball. He also served as a Senior pastor in Greenville for 17 years. He brings all these experiences to bear as he helps people achieve their goals in selling, buying or building in the Greer, Greenville and Spartanburg area.

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  12. 864.979.5588
    Joy Pate
    New Home Sales Agent

    Joy Pate

    864.979.5588

    Joy offers a wealth of real estate knowledge with a combined experience of over 18 years in the industry having been in the area since 1970’s. She has a love of the area and is proud of the city of Greenville. Her easy going character enables Joy to make each client feel like a personal friend and she takes this to the next level by providing utmost customer care. She achieved numerous sales awards when she was with a national real estate company for most of her career and taught new agent classes on sales training. Joy developed and taught a class in the Greenville area, and served on the leadership board. When she is not selling houses, Joy and her husband can be found riding their Harley or camping. They love spending time with their son and his family. She also spends time volunteering with Susan G. Komen and charities through their church.

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  13. 864.979.2238
    Michael (Mike) Pate
    New Home Sales Agent

    Michael (Mike) Pate

    864.979.2238

    Mike was born in Bishopville—part of the low country of South Carolina. He went to college at Francis Marion, but is a proud Clemson fan. He enjoys camping and spending time with his family, and is a recent graduate of the Wyatt Institute.

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  14. 864.884.9007
    Marcia Simmons
    New Home Sales Agent

    Marcia Simmons

    864.884.9007

    Originally from Western NC, Marcia is a 15-year resident of the Upstate. Licensed since 1987 she has worked in many areas of real estate from private golf communities and general brokerage now specializing in new home construction. A graduate of University of NC at Pembroke, she majored in Mass Media Communications working in television before pursuing a real estate career. She is an FAA private pilot and enjoys flying, traveling internationally, participating in monthly 5K events and playing golf. She resides in Easley with her better half, Anthony and 6 cats.

    

    

    

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  15. 864.979.0073
    Tonya Stanley
    New Home Sales Agent

    Tonya Stanley

    864.979.0073

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  16. 864.590.1519
    Karen Babb
    New Home Sales Agent

    Karen Babb

    864.590.1519

    Karen was born and raised here in Upstate South Carolina. Karen has a bachelor's degree in Design from the College of Architecture at Clemson University. She has been a licensed realtor since 2016. She loves helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Karen says she "doesn't sell houses, but homes." When she is not busy helping clients, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and twin sons. She loves anything that taps into her creative side, enjoys bargain shopping, and meeting new people. Give her a call today! 

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  17. 864.347.0557
    Stacy Gross
    New Home Sales Agent

    Stacy Gross

    864.347.0557

    Stacy is originally from Northern California and in 2017, after just over 20 years in law enforcement, she decided to retire and relocate to South Carolina so she could be near her son.  After purchasing her own SK home in August of 2018, she enjoyed the experience so much that she decided that she wanted to sell homes too.  Stacy graduated in December of 2018 from the Wyatt Institute of Real Estate and joined the McAlister Realty team in January 2019.  Stacy enjoys painting, golfing and spending time with her friends and is excited to help you find your perfect home!!!   

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