Board of Director
Steve Wagner, Broker/ Owner and founding partner for Virtual Properties Realty, has been actively involved in all facets of Real Estate since 1989 which includes: residential, land, commercial, Real Estate instructor and managing broker. Steve and his partner, Karen Burks, began Virtual Properties Realty in 1999 which has consistently grown in size and productivity since its inception. Every year since 2007 Virtual Properties has earned the prestigious “Pacesetter Award” presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for being one of Georgia’s fastest growing offices in the state. In 2007, Virtual Properties also received the prestigious “Pinnacle Award” (presented by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce) for being the top (#1) managed small business in Gwinnett County. In conjunction with the Pinnacle Award, Steve has also been recognized as the “Business Executive of the Year” for Gwinnett County. Steve is currently listed this year in the Atlanta Business Chronicles “Who’s Who” for being one of the top 100 key leaders shaping the Atlanta housing industry. The offices of Virtual Properties (per the Atlanta GAMLS) also enjoys the highest ranking in almost every Real Estate statistic including the #2 position in the number of buyer side real estate sales made last year in Georgia. Steve is a graduate of the Realtor’s Institute and has earned his ABRM, CSP and C-Rep designations. Steve has also been a very active board member in the Northeast Atlanta Metro Association of Realtors (NAMAR), which is the second largest REALTOR@ association in GA. In addition to serving as the 2018 NAMAR Treasurer he was also elected as the 2019 NAMAR President. Steve also regularly attends the monthly GAR contract revision meetings where he participates in helping what will be added or changed in the coming year’s revised contracts.
Board of Director, Platinum Member
Ruby is a North Georgia based Realtor with expertise in all facets of the Real Estate profession. Having entered the Real Estate industry in 1998, Ruby has enjoyed success in Residential, Luxury, Commercial and Land sectors. In 2016 Ruby became the recipient of the Phoenix Award – the industry’s most prestigious and most challenging to obtain recognition. Other milestones in her career include obtaining the following designations: ABR, SRS, CLHMS. Although it would be hard pressed to find a more experienced and qualified Realtor than Ruby, her peers believe it is her character and values that make her an extraordinary professional. Ruby possesses an uncanny dedication in making sure her client's aspirations become a reality. Attributes also leveraged for her client’s success are: · Proactive Resourcefulness & problem-solving skills · Elite Negotiation & Sales Skills · Expert Marketing Skills and public relations · Superior Organization Skills · Emotional Intelligence · Extraordinary Work ethic · Extensive knowledge directly & indirectly related to her profession As a professional Ruby has closed hundreds of property sales representing buyers, sellers, tenants, and landlords. Aside from representing others, Ruby has managed numerous transactions of her own as both an investor and business owner. Through this, Ruby attributes acquired EMPATHY (walking in her client’s shoes) as being her most valuable asset leveraged for her client’s success. Ruby’s Team For good reason, Virtual Properties Realty (VPR) has been the fastest growing private Real Estate Firm in Georgia for the last two decades. The company’s Technologies, Tools, Training, Support Structures and other resources are vital to her success. Ruby also serves as a Team Leader, Mentor, and Trainer for the company. Leveraging VPR’s 3400 member realtors are a big part of Ruby’s immense success. Ruby’s Pledge Ruby wants to be your Realtor. Contact her for a no obligation conversation or needs analysis. 404-409-9393 or email@example.com