Meet Our Team
Principal, NC/SC Commercial REALTOR®
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 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.
Vice President Office/Retail
NC/SC Commercial REALTOR®
Margie Kiss, a NC/SC Broker since 2005, has 15 years in the real estate industry. Of her years in real estate 7 of them have been specializing in commercial real estate. As member of the CRE Charlotte Inc team, Margie is the Vice President of the Office and Retail division. In her role she leads a team of Commercial REALTORS® and is responsible for the launch of The Office Strategy along with Architect, David Dial. The Office Strategy provides a “Go or No Go” solution to clients based on an analysis of the company workflow environment. The collaboration of Brokers, Architects, Designers, Developers and General Contractors allows the client to make a solid decision based on financial analysis. The Office Strategy provides a road map to the decision.
Prior to real estate Margie worked as the Customer Operations Manager of a large area rug manufacturer in South Carolina. Operations experience combined with a background in interior design and construction management, Margie has developed the knowledge and skills to successfully accomplish large projects commanding attention to details and efficiency.
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. She continues to pursue her own personal running goals.
NC/SC Commercial REALTOR®
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.
NC/SC Commercial REALTOR®
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.
NC Commercial REALTOR®
Dawn Durning worked in Commercial Real Estate and Property Management for over fifteen years in South Florida. She relocated to the Lake Norman area in North Carolina and joined CRE Charlotte and KW Commercial in 2019. In her previous experience, Dawn had a major focus in property management with her portfolio including all types of assets from Office, Retail, Industrial, and Mixed-Use properties. In addition, she has had extensive experience managing Commercial Condominium Associations including multiple Master Associations for commercial office and industrial parks. The extensive experience working on the deals from the inside, included all the nuts and bolts of operations, financials, and due diligence for a commercial asset, has given her the insight to work with commercial investors in a different way. Her problem-solving skills and ability to think outside of the box is an advantage to all her clients.
Outside of real estate, Dawn spends time with her passion project to encourage and help others develop entrepreneurship skills. Dawn also enjoys art and spending time in the garden.