Tyler is a fourth generation real estate entrepreneur; and, prior to starting Prime Realty, was a top producer working for a global commercial real estate firm. He has consulted real estate owners and users from a wide range of industries and built a reputation for finding the best real estate solutions through creative deal structures and a project approach to each assignment.
Matthew is the power behind the retail sales engine for Prime Realty. Matthew specializes in 3rd party leasing and marketing for retail shopping centers and urban mixed-use developments.
Matthew also handles real estate site selection for both regional and national tenants looking in the Northeast Florida and Georgia markets. Prior to joining the team, he was Program Manager of Marketing Experiments – the first internet based research lab conducted experiments in optimizing marketing and sales processes with companies like Royal Bank of Canada, Reuters, New York Times, and Schlumberger.
Neil Hemenway joined Prime Realty in 2010 as a Sales Associate, specializing in multifamily property in Northeast Florida. In 2013, Neil was promoted to Vice President of Multifamily Brokerage. Neil has brokered over $22,000,000 in real estate transactions, with clients ranging from local buyers to investment groups, banks, and international investors. He brings a unique perspective to the table, having worked in the multifamily industry in multiple roles, including brokerage, property management, and multifamily ownership.
Eric leads the Industrial Real Estate Division at Prime Realty. His brokerage activities include both tenant and landlord representation; where he completes sales and leases in the specialty of industrial land and buildings for local, regional and international companies. Eric has assisted investors nationally through the acquisition and development process. He has relevant hands on experience having worked for multiple contracting businesses and prior to joining Prime Realty managed a sales and design team for a Jacksonville security company.
Joseph Turri joined Prime Realty in 2014 as an Broker Associate specializing in Industrial Sales and Leasing. Joseph’s background and experience uniquely positions him for all aspects of real estate development, management and analysis. He has been practicing commercial real estate brokerage in Florida since 2007. Prior, he spent several years creating Brokers NYC, the first private MLS in New York City. Together with Elizabeth Wang, a Harvard Business school graduate, they created a platform serving the largest NYC real estate brokers including Corcoran, Douglas Elliman and Halstead. In addition, his years as a practicing New York City real estate broker provide the foundation for evaluating the myriad of real estate issues that arise in real estate transactions.
John Rutherford is a commercial real estate entrepreneur actively working in the commercial real estate sector for the better part of a decade. John joined the Prime Team in 2014 to help lead efforts in the Multi-Family and Student Housing division. Over the last 10 years, John has worked in varying roles from co-leading a property management investment firm, to an operations and financial analyst, to a regional sales and marketing specialist for industry-leading, national property management companies. This wide-ranging experience has afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with some top industry minds to further push innovation in the commercial real estate market. John's focus is on building relationships and delivering on each of the company's core values every day with the desire to promote new investment opportunities for his clients. John is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. He is a licensed Real Estate Associate in the state of Florida with a focus towards multi-family and student housing investment, and an active participant in North Florida philanthropic missions.
Austin joins Prime Realty’s Retail Property Brokerage team as a Sales Associate. He grew up in Jacksonville, FL and later moved to South Carolina where he attended both high school and college. He would go on to graduate from University of South Carolina with a Business Administration degree.
He spent most of his post college career in management positions in both the culinary and logistics industry. He brings his customer service and account management skills with him as he enters commercial real estate brokerage.
After years of interest in the real estate industry, Austin started his career in residential sales. He quickly became a top listing and sales agent. Austin decided to broaden his knowledge and pursue a career in commercial real estate. He joined the Prime Realty team in February 2015 as a Sales Associate in the retail division.
Eric joins Prime Realty’s Retail Property team as a Sales Associate. He grew up in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, and attended college at Florida State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Eric brings a passion for determining and understanding goals, developing and communicating an effective game plan, then taking the necessary steps to achieve those goals. He plans on using his ability to converse in Mandarin Chinese to help serve international clients.
Karen has joined Prime Realty’s team as a Sales Associate. She has lived in Jacksonville, Florida, since her move from New York in 2001, and is currently attending Florida State College of Jacksonville to earn her Business Administration degree.
Kayla joined Prime Realty’s team in 2016. She grew up in Jacksonville and attended local art schools for middle and high school, eventually earning her Bachelors of Science degree in psychology from the University of North Florida. After years working in the restaurant industry, Kayla made the bold decision to pursue a new career learning about commercial real estate.She brings her creative outlook, motivation, and superb costumer service skills to the team at Prime Realty.
Lizz joined Prime Realty as Property Manager for Office, Industrial, and Retail properties. With more than 20 years of solid experience in facility/property management, construction, operations and design, Lizz is well equipped to provide exceptional service to a varied portfolio of properties.
Having directed several major corporate build-outs, she has the ability to execute large projects while working with many people in a regional headquarter space. Lizz became known as “Team Mentor” for her passion to develop and lead people and teams.
Vaughn joins Prime Realty as a Sales Associate, coming from the St. Augustine market where he was in Commercial Real Estate for the past two years. Prior to becoming licensed in Real Estate in Florida, Vaughn spent 15+ years as an Account Manager in the golf industry working for TaylorMade Golf and Cobra Pume respectively.
He brings a strong background in financial analysis and ability to understand the individual needs of each customer he works with.
Born and raised in Jacksonville FL, Lauren joined Prime Realty in 2015 as an assistant to the industrial team. Lauren is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration at St. Johns River State College.
Whitney joined the Prime Realty Team in 2014. She serves as the Executive Assistant to Matthew Clark. Graduating from the University of North Florida with her Bachelor’s degree, Whitney taught school before transitioning into the fast pace of Commercial Real Estate. Whitney and her family love our city. As a mother of two little boys, she is an advocate for children and children’s charities and giving back to the community where she was born and raised. She loves to see the transition of our community as Prime Realty brings new business enterprise to our city and finding the perfect location for those expanding businesses. Her high energy and attention to detail have made her a valuable asset to the Prime Realty Team.
Conrad joins Prime Realty’s Office Property Brokerage team as a Associate Director. He grew up in New Jersey and later moved to Baltimore, MD. Spending most of his post college career in the education field and the hospitality industry, he brings with him his passion for people and places alongside his customer service skills.
Experience in several industries affords him a greater perspective of different professions and an understanding of the variety of needs for diverse businesses. After years of interest in the real estate industry and a desire to relocate to warmer weather, Conrad moved to Jacksonville to pursue a career in commercial real estate with Prime. He joined the Prime Realty team in April 2017 as a Associate Director in the office division.
Hilary Neffgen joins Prime Realty in her role as Office Manager. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Hilary holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of North Florida. With a Major in Communications and an area of specialty interest in Electronic Media, Hilary brings with her both advanced computer expertise in conjunction with multimedia development. Additionally, Hilary is a Certified Professional Coach. Her professional coaching skills in systems management, environment organization and adaptive interpersonal communication methods have for six years, been extensively developed and refined as a Professional Nanny to local Jacksonville families. Her depth of awareness in developing the elements of a smooth running system together with, her natural enthusiasm to educate and to work as a collaborative team member, makes Hilary a vital resource to advance Prime Realty’s Vision and Mission to avidly serve Jacksonville’s commercial real estate needs.
Kim joined Prime Realty in 2017. Kim serves as a Property Manager and has been in the Multi-Family Property Management industry since 2002. Prior to joining Prime Realty, her gained experience, knowledge and customer services skills were derived from working at Publix, teaching, and working for Real Estate Investment Trust companies, such as Equity Residential, Madison Apartment Group, Blue Rock Premier/Partners, and Fairfield Residential. She has lived in the area most of her life and continues to watch Jacksonville expand and prosper.