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Sherman and Hemstreet’s Executive Team is a blend of professionals with proven track records and the expertise to guide every aspect of their clients real estate transactions. Specializing in commercial and investment real estate, industrial and office real estate, residential real estate and commercial and residential property management this team holds the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry.
Joe Edge, SIOR, CCIM
BROKER / PRESIDENT
Joe Edge has been a licensed real estate broker for fourteen years. After four years of serving in the Marine Corps, Joe started his career in real estate. He acquired the 90-year-old firm Sherman & Hemstreet, Augusta, GA's largest commercial real estate firm in 2006. Currently, S&H is the largest CRE firm in the Augusta, GA region and provides commercial real estate services for all of the southeastern United States. In addition to the Augusta, GA region, Joe is licensed and personally handles all transactions in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Joe has also grown S&H into one of the nation's leading property management firms. Currently managing over 7,000 units consisting of apartments, single family rentals, and manufacturing housing communities. S&H also acts as an asset manager for over ten million square feet of office, industrial and retail space.
Currently, Joe holds both the CCIM and SIOR designations and is a CPM (Certified Property Manager) candidate. The CCIM is the highest designation an investment sales broker can obtain. The SIOR designation is the most prestigious designation any office or industrial broker can receive requiring a very high commission threshold. Several S&H agents hold these designations. To learn more about these designations go to www.ccim.com or www.sior.com.
Joe was awarded Costar's 2018 and 2019 Office Leasing Power Broker Award.
Connie Wilson, CCIM, CPM
Managing Partner /Senior Vice President
Connie joined the Sherman & Hemstreet Real Estate Company in 2012, with over a decade of experience in commercial, industrial and investment sales and leasing. She manages a team of over 50 employees across five states. In doing so, she is responsible for over 30 million dollars of financial transactions each year, for over 7,000 rental units totaling approximately 12,000,000 square feet of rental space. Connie became a partner in 2014. Since Connie became the firm's leader, there has been exponential growth, and gross sales have more than doubled.
In 2010 Connie earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. A CCIM is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate . Connie is also one of only four Certified Property Managers (CPM designation), in the CSRA. In addition, she holds several of the highest designations professionals in the property management industry can obtain, including the Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) and Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM).
She actively engages in both industrial and retail brokerage transactions in the greater Augusta area. Her commitment to the community is evident by her constant efforts to recruit employers and retailers to call the greater Augusta area their home.
Connie is an alumni of Leadership Columbia County 2018 and supports the community through charitable and civic endeavors both as an individual and her leadership role within Sherman & Hemstreet. Connie is married with two daughters and resides in Martinez, Georgia.
Joel Weathersbee, CPM
Senior Vice President / Residential Property Management
Joel has worked in property management for nearly 20 years. Starting as a teenager, he worked for a local broker turning rental houses and handling work orders submitted by tenants. Using that experience, he began in property management starting in 2006 handling leasing, management, unit turns, and work orders for single-family and small multi-family properties. By 2012, he had been promoted to a Senior Vice President and Partner in his firm and was involved in asset management for large multi-family properties and portfolios. He developed a knack for repositioning troubled assets, cutting costs, and improving cash flow by growing revenue and reducing expenses. He handled properties throughout the southeast, and many of the assets he managed grew in value to be sold for very high returns. In 2016, he earned the Certified Property Manager designation and is one of just a small handful in the Augusta Georgia market. Today he continues to manage large assets, many single-family homes, and a large department of property managers for his firm providing top-level management services to all of his clients. He is happily married and has four children, and enjoys spending time with his family and all things outdoors such as camping, biking, running, kayaking and hiking among other things.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Chris has resided in the Augusta area nearly his entire life. He graduated from Augusta University in 2005 with a BBA in finance and achieved his MBA in 2011, also from Augusta University. He began working at Sherman and Hemstreet in 2007 and has since brokered over 250 commercial real estate transactions. Chris has a broad base of commercial real estate experience but primarily focuses on retail and office leasing, sales, and development. Chris has been awarded the Costar Power Broker award on multiple occasions for being the top retail broker in the Augusta, GA area.