Meet Our Team


Mark C. Burdette

Principal, NC/SC REALTOR®
Phone: 980.322.9401

Mark has lived in the Charlotte area since early childhood while wife Judy is a native Charlottean. Mark and Judy have two adult children who are married; Jen and her husband Chris live in Morganton NC and are proud parents of grandson Gideon. Jen is currently finishing up studies for her Masters with a desire to obtain her Ph.D. in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Mamie and her husband Jon live in San Antonio TX – Dr. Mamie is Trauma/General Surgeon serving as a Major in the United States Air Force and are proud parents of grandson Jameson. Mark is active in his church and community. He is the co-founder of and serves with the Auto Repair Ministry for Single Moms. Mark is a volunteer Chaplain with Motor Racing Outreach serving the NASCAR community. Mark has also has served on several on community boards in various capacities. Mark’s background is in Information Technology specifically providing networks and document imaging systems for small to medium-sized businesses and academia throughout North and South Carolina. Mark began his career in Real Estate in 2008 at a local commercial/residential firm. His focus is on land, multi-family, and income-producing properties. Mark enjoys spending time with his family and relaxes with an occasional game of golf or watching auto racing but especially enjoys time with grandsons.  

Margie Kiss

Vice President, NC/SC REALTOR®
Phone: 704.975.9800

Margie Kiss, a NC/SC Broker since 2006, has over 20 years of combined customer relations in residential/commercial design and building along with real estate sales. The move to Charlotte presented an exciting new opportunities to dive into the world of real estate. Growing up on the west coast of South Florida, Margie moved to the Carolinas in 1998 after accepting a Customer Operations Management position. Margie’s career has always been focused on customer relations and striving to achieve the best for her clients.

As a part of CRE Charlotte Inc./KW Commercial, Margie enjoys helping her clients discover their perfect commercial property to suit their business needs and goals. She believes in staying informed on the latest state of the market, and newest trends. Preparing and educating her clients on the process and what to expect is something Margie takes pride in. As a Commercial RE Broker, Margie handles every client as a priority and takes a personal interest in their success.

In addition to sales, Margie is the Managing Director of CRE Charlotte Inc. In this role she is honored to help build successful CRE teams through out the country and provide leadership support to all members of the CRE family.

Outside of real estate Margie enjoys spending time with her two children and being an active participant in the local Charlotte running scene. As a former Cross Country and Track Coach, she loves helping young athletes reach their running potential.





Derek Elbertse

Phone: 949.606.3759

Derek brings with him 7 years of experience in automotive wheel manufacturing and distribution as a Regional Sales Manager and Private Label Manufacturing liaison which gives him an intimate knowledge of industrial/warehouse properties. Attention to detail, responsiveness, and win/win outcomes are amongst his top priorities. He takes great pride in learning his clients’ needs and wants to ensure he can better fill their commercial property requirements. He recently relocated from Southern California and is quickly becoming educated on local market trends. Apart from Real Estate, Derek enjoys time out on the lake, getting outdoors, and exploring the Carolina coast-line. 


Paul Coyne 

Phone: 678.739.8488

Paul (PJ) is a graduate from Western Carolina University. He has a double major in Marketing and Management, with a focus in Social Media Marketing and Strategic Management. He obtained his real estate license shortly after graduation. PJ intends to leverage his degrees, market research skills, and analytical skills to provide excellent customer service to his clients.

Outside of real estate PJ enjoys various outdoor activities like mountain biking, fly fishing, hiking, and snowboarding. 

Clyde Davis

Phone: 704.579.7179

Clyde has lived in the Charlotte region since graduating from Western Carolina University. Clyde and Stephanie married ten years ago and currently live in Gastonia with their rescue Griffon Terrier mix, Coco. Daughter Sarah and her husband Travis live in nearby Lake Wylie, SC.

A cofounder and active volunteer of Arts on the Greenway in Mount Holly, NC., Clyde also serves theRiverbend Board of Directors in Lake Lure, NC. on the infrastructure committee. Clyde and Stephanie actively support Ministries in Bolivia, and with Cornerstone Church in San AntonioTexas, are partners in The Sanctuary of Hope Ministry. Sanctuary of Hope is a campus that not only provides housing, it considers that many unwed young mothers need a level of care that involves
education, life planning, counseling, ministry, and job skills. Sanctuary’s first baby was born in October

Clyde’s background is in industrial security printing and manufacturing process improvement as a sales
engineer. He managed various field territory sales and sales management roles regionally in North and
South Carolina, nationally, and internationally. In residential real estate Clyde has embraced rehabbing
single-family homes and private portfolio management for over 20 years. For fun, Clyde enjoys
commercial real estate, football, fishing, and the arts.


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