Sweyer Property Management is one of Southeastern North Carolina's largest single family residential long term rental agencies. Started in 1987, Sweyer Property Management currently manages over 1,300 properties. The different property types include single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, patio homes, and apartment homes. Southeastern North Carolina has a variety of different living opportunities to include condominiums on the riverfront, historic downtown homes, golf course living, oceanfront homes, traditional neighborhoods, and mixed use communities, to name a few.
Sweyer Property Management is owned and operated by Dave Sweyer. Dave has led the growth of the rental business through acquisitions and a local reputation of excellent service.
Sweyer Property Management is a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. The company has 17 licensed brokers, 21 employees, and also works closely with Coastal Maintenance Services.
Sweyer welcomes the opportunity to serve as your operational partner in managing your residential investment property. Give us a call for more details at 910.256.3031.
If you are interested in becoming a part of our Sweyer Property Management team, visit our CAREER page to see what opportunities are available.
Dave Sweyer » Owner, Broker
Dave Sweyer owner of Sweyer Property Mangement Dave started working in his family’s real estate business in 1998 after a career in corporate America working for GE and Allied Signal in increasing roles of responsibility in operations management. Shortly after joining the company, Dave started a long term residential rental company with the goal of offering a high quality, relationship driven business to property owners in Southeastern North Carolina. Today, Sweyer Property Management manages over 1300 units with over 20 employees.
Dave also is the owner of CAMS, one of North Carolina’s largest HOA management companies with offices in Wilmington, Charlotte, the Triad Area, Morehead City, and Southport. CAMS manages over 33,000 properties throughout North Carolina with 90 + employees.
In addition to his business interests, Dave has served/is serving on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals UCP North Carolina and Virginia, The Executive Board of The Cape Fear Council for Boy Scouts of America, and the Corning Credit Union.
Dave graduated from Vanderbilt University with an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and received an MBA from Duke University.
Misty Marshburn-Smith » Property Management Director, Broker
From Jacksonville, NC, Misty has been in the property management sector for over 18 years. Prior to joining Sweyer Property Management in 2007, she managed conventional multi-family housing for a national REIT. She enjoys the demands of leasing and assisting customers in finding the perfect home for their needs. Her passion for this industry comes from her desire to help others and ensure the owners and tenants needs are met. You will find Misty gardening, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with family when she is away from the office.
Nancy Baldridge » Director of Business Development/Broker In Charge
Nancy Baldridge, a native of Michigan, has been involved with Sweyer Property Management since 2000. She has lived all over the country moving to Wilmington in 1998 after owning her own successful service business franchise. She studied business management in college and both of her parents were entrepreneurs. She attributes her ability to relate to people well from growing up in the diverse cultural environment of East Lansing Michigan and Michigan State University. She started with Sweyer Property Management as a full time REALTOR® and then transitioned over to assist with rentals. She has helped grow the company from 400 to 1300 managed rental properties. Nancy currently lives in Wilmington with her husband, Brian and her two dogs, Roscoe and Skunk and a wild parrot that flew into their lives, Pete.
Amy Sweyer » Business Development Coordinator, Broker
Amy was born in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS, specializing in Business Personnel Management. She has lived in the Wilmington area since 1998, and brought her background in customer service and experience in marketing for nationwide accounts to Century 21 Sweyer. For the past 12 years, Amy has worked throughout various divisions in the company. She started in the Advertising department, then transitioned to become the Relocation Director, while obtaining her real estate broker license. Amy has now transitioned into the rental division, where she is able to share her wealth of knowledge and experience she has gained in real estate and customer service. In Amy's spare time, you will find her with family, traveling and playing tennis.
Tracy Maurer » Regional Manager of Pender/Onslow County, Bic Designation, Realtor®
Tracy has been with Sweyer Property Management since September 2012. She has managed properties for 20 years beginning with her husband and family, then moved into corporate property management in 2009. Prior to 2009, she was a sales agent for Intracoastal Realty for 5 years, and owned a horse boarding/training facility before that. Tracy loves everything about dealing with real estate, and has rental properties of her own. She has 3 amazing boys and a wonderful husband of 19 years, and has lived in the Wilmington area since 1990. She originally moved here to attend college, but loved it so much she decided to call it home!
Cassy Diskin » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Cassy was born and raised in Swansboro, NC, before moving to Wilmington 7 years ago. She started her carreer 10 years ago in Emerald Isle, NC where she worked for a multimillion dollar real estate company for 2.5 years. There she learned event planning, customer service, team building, property management and how to plan dream vacations for families all over the world. Cassy brought her knowledge and experience with her to Sweyer Property Management and has 7 years invested in our company. She has made it a priority to work in each department over the years so that she is well rounded when it comes to all aspects of our business and can help in many facets.
Cheri Custer King » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Cheri is a native Texan, born and raised in South Texas and that is where the Custer family still resides in Live Oak County. The Custers are direct decedents of General George Armstrong Custer for any of you history lovers! She also spent a couple of years in the Bayou of Louisiana before moving to beautiful Wilmington, NC in 1990. After finishing school, her early career began as a substitute Teacher and then a Teacher Assistant working in the Exceptional Children's program at New Hanover High School. She also began a Cheerleading Coach career that spanned across 10 years and ultimately retired as UNCW head cheerleading coach just a couple years ago. After four years as an educator Cheri made a career change that began her work in Real Estate as a licensed Mortgage Broker. Now a licensed Real Estate Broker and Property Manager, she works closely with her owners to manage their investment property with customer service as top priority. Cheri's attention to detail and work ethic along with strong leadership experience make her a front-runner in the industry.
Erica Parker » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Erica was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York. She moved to Wilmington less than a year ago to get away from the cold weather and be closer to the beach. Before moving to Wilmington, she worked for a small town New York country club. Erica’s role at the country club consisted of doing anything it took to give great customer service. She has a German Sheppard and a Boxer that take up much of her free time. She loves to bake, play tennis, and play with her two large dogs, Honey and Rocky, in her spare time.
Eva Farr » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Eva Farr grew up in Northeastern, NC and attended college at East Carolina University. In 2000, she took her first multifamily management position as a Leasing Agent with an apartment community in Charleston. From there she moved up to Property Manager of a 400+ unit community, which moved her to Wilmington. Eva has now been a resident of Wilmington for 12 years. Her passion for the coast, love for the sun and beaches has helped her fit right in. Reasons she loves property management; building the trust and relations with her owner and tenants, learning something new every day, constantly thinking and moving, the before and after of a property’s condition, and lastly the satisfaction of helping customers and fixing their issues. Eva takes pride in everything she does from work to home life. She is a very nurturing and caring person with an honest and genuine personality.
Hahle Maccarone » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Hahle was born and raised in Wilson, NC, but also calls Riverton, NJ home too, as that is where her family currently resides. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003 with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Spanish. Shortly after, Hahle began her career in the multi-family apartment industry as a Leasing Consultant for a national REIT. From there, she quickly moved up to Assistant Property Manager and finally to Property Manager, which has been her position for the last 7 years. She also became a licensed real estate broker in May of 2007. Hahle loves all aspects of property management but especially: building relationships with new people, learning new things each day and extending excellent customer service to all of her clients. Hahle relocated to the Wilmington area with her husband, Tyler, and 2 year old daughter, Morgan. She enjoys relaxing days on the beach, traveling, UNC sports and spending time with her family, which includes 2 dogs, 2 cats and 4 chickens.
Janelle Stephens » Portfolio Manager/Provisional, Broker
Janelle, originally from Upstate New York, has been a resident of Eastern North Carolina since 2006. She graduated with a B.A.A.S in 2005 from the University of North Texas located in Denton, Texas with a major in Community Services and Public Affairs specializing in Psychology. Her background is in Real Estate Property Management and Sales Support. She has been involved in the local real estate market for nearly 7 years and has a devotion to Long Term Rental management. Janelle has a passion for customer service and engaging with her tenants and owners. She has a great balance of being professional and personable putting people at ease when meeting her. Janelle is proud to call North Carolina her home and enjoys spending her time with her husband and daughter enjoying all that the Topsail Island and Wilmington area has to offer.
Laura Wyte » Portfolio Manager, Broker, Arm Designate Through Irem, Nc Notary
Laura is honored to be the child of parents who were in the United States Air Force. After spending her childhood traveling the country, her family relocated to the Charlotte area. Laura completed her education with degrees in Business Management/Accounting and relocated to Wilmington. She has enjoyed a successful career in real estate; having worked in all facets of property management, from on site management to corporate operational management. Laura enjoys working with both owners and tenants to provide outstanding customer service.
Linda Hansen » Portfolio Manager, Broker
Linda was born and raised in Long Island NY. She joined the Sweyer Company in February of 2008 and has a true passion for Real Estate. She and her husband along with their daughter, Alexandra, relocated to the beautiful area of Hampstead in 2007. Linda truly enjoys working with people and helping them with their search for a new home. She enjoys spending time with family and enjoying the beautiful beaches the NC coast has to offer.
ASSISTANT PORTFOLIO MANAGERS
Allison Papandrew » Senior Assistant Portfolio Manager, Broker
With an ever-growing passion for real estate and a background in Property Management dating back to the very young age of 15, Allison joined the team from the small town of Southport, NC bringing with her a genuine compassion for others and a perpetual appetite for success. She will be finishing her Bachelors in Business and Finance in the fall and she is actively working towards achieving her Broker's License. If you can't find her in her second home at Sweyer Property Management, check the sand at Wrightsville Beach for her beach chair or the Intracoastal Waterway where she spends her days off on 'tide time' relaxing with her friends and family.
April Howell » Assistant Portfolio Manager
April's past experience includes working as a customer service advocate with Verizon Wireless here in Wilmington. Prior to relocating to NC, she worked for Dish Network as an On the Job Trainer and Quality Assurance Specialist for four years. She has 10 years of experience working in many different aspects of customer service. April is originally from Virginia and relocated to Wilmington in January 2013 with her husband Adam. She and her husband have two adorable pugs, Freud & Charlie, as well as two Russian Tortoises, Bonnie & Clyde.
Brook Gayton » Assistant Portfolio Manager, Broker
Several years ago Brooke met her husband Ryan while working at the American Embassy in her hometown of London, England. They were married and made their first big move to North Carolina after Ryan was transferred with the Military. Soon after coming to the states, Brooke got her Real Estate license and has been working in the real estate industry for the past year and half. Brooke's previous jobs gave her experience in customer service, inspiration to see the world, and a sense of loyalty to those she serves. "Life is a pursuit of one's own happiness. I look forward to working with you.”
Rudi Shelor » Assistant Portfolio Manager, Broker
Rudi, a native of Morehead City, North Carolina, grew up around the real estate business. Watching her father run a successful real estate company for many years showed her all of the rewards a career in real estate and property management can bring. Rudi graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in professional writing. After graduating from college, she discovered that she too had an interest in the real estate business and ultimately decided obtaining a North Carolina Real Estate License would be a worthwhile experience. Rudi currently lives in Wilmington and enjoys making frequent trips back to the Crystal Coast.
Deb Marmorstein » Director of Accounting, Compliance & Quality Control, Broker
Debbie Marmorstein, originally from Pennsylvania has made Wilmington her home since 1999. She has been in real estate management since 1995. After earning her Bachelor's Degree in Pennsylvania, she moved to Charlotte, NC, and worked for a national commercial management company where she managed a variety of commercial properties from industrial complexes to high rise office buildings. In May of 2006 Debbie started working with CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates in the accounting department of the HOA management division, CAMS, and in 2007, moved in the Rental Division, as the Accounting Manager.
Melissa Hegarty » Assistant Accounting Manager, Broker
Melissa Hegarty moved from the West Coast at a young age to Pinehurst, NC where her family still resides. She attended Appalachian State University where she majored in Broadcast Communications with a concentration in television. An internship at a local television station made her fall in the love with the coast, so after four snowy winters in the mountains she was ready to make Wilmington her home. After working in the mortgage industry for a number of years, Melissa made the decision to leave the family business and join the Sweyer Property Management team in 2007. She received her broker's license in 2011 and has enjoyed learning all aspects of the real estate industry. Melissa is a "passionate" Carolina basketball fan and currently lives in Wilmington with her husband, Will and her two miniature dachshunds Sam and Jackson.
Nancy Negri » Client Services
Nancy Negri, a native of Suffolk, Virginia, has lived in Wilmington for over 15 years. For the past 10 years she has been working for Sweyer Property Management where she has held many different roles. She is currently in the position of Client Services. Nancy has been married to her husband, Dan for 9 years and has a 5 year old daughter Mya. She is a huge sports fan – more specifically she loves the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Yankees. Nancy loves going to the beach and spending time with her family and 2 Pomeranians, Cocoa and Hollywood.
Veronica Brown » Call Center Administrator
Veronica is a native of Wilmington NC and studied business management at UNC-Chapel Hill. Veronica has been involved in property management for over 13 years. Veronica has worn many hats within Sweyer Property Mangement, working in the rental, sales, and homeowner's association management departments. With the experience she has accumulated, her client services skills are A1 and she has been promoted to lead the Call Center for Sweyer Property Management.
Michelle McDermott » Maintenance Director, Broker, Cam (Certified Apartment Manager)
Born and raised in middle-Georgia, Michelle started her professional career in 1996. Michelle has worked in property management for single family homes as well as multi-million dollar apartment communities. Michelle obtained her Certified Apartment Manager designation in 2008, while working in the Washington D.C. market as a Senior Community Manager for one of the top 7 REITS in the country. Michelle and her family moved to Wilmington, NC in 2009, which is when she began working with Sweyer Property Management. Michelle earned her North Carolina Broker’s license in 2011. After stabilizing the two apartment communities in Wilmington, Michelle has broadened her duties by accepting a role as Maintenance Director for the newly established Coastal Maintenance Service, LLC. Michelle brings with her over 16 years of professional management experience, and a broad understanding of rental property maintenance.