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7216 Wellington Drive
Suite One
Knoxville, TN 37919
  Tel: (865) 584-2000
Fax: (865) 584-2515
     
 
BROKERAGE

Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Company, Inc. has made a very conspicuous effort to retain our diversity. We emphasize a flexible approach to our brokerage services through private sale, tenant representation, commercial development/brokerage, or a combination thereof. By providing this broad spectrum, we become a single point of contact for your real estate needs.

To contact one of our brokers please click on their image or e-mail address.

 

 

 
 
OUR BROKERS
 
Oliver A. Smith IV

OliverSmith@oliversmithrealty.com

After receiving a degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with high honors in 1987, Oliver A. Smith, IV joined his family's real estate firm. That same year he completed his commercial real estate auctioneering training from the Missouri Auction School, "The Harvard of Auction Schools". He personally trained in real estate development, auctions, brokerage and syndications under the tutelage of Oliver A. Smith, Jr., until his demise in 1990. At that time, Mr. Smith became president and sole owner of Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc.

Oliver A. Smith, IV continues the involvement of the company with the region's growth. He pushed the company to record sales levels and put together a team of sales associates that are known throughout the industry for their production. Mr. Smith sits upon a number of professional and civic boards as well as charitable organizations. He was President and has been named to the Hall of Fame of Keep Knoxville Beautiful, a nationally recognized affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. He has been a member of the Economic Development Board for the Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership and was a founding member and past president of the internationally recognized Young Entrepreneur Organization's Knoxville Chapter.  He currently is the President of the West Knoxville Rotary Club and Simply Smart Foundation for Education.

With over a thousand acres of multi-use commercial parks under development and with close relationships with numerous national and regional clientele which have been obtained through years of being in the industry, Oliver A. Smith, IV continues to propel the company forward. Bringing hundreds of millions of dollars of new development and tenants to the region's landscape, Oliver A. Smith, IV strives to maintain the company's 75 year reputation of being respected in every field of its endeavor.


Jerry Holloway

JerryHolloway@oliversmithrealty.com

Jerry grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. His love of sports kept him engaged in athletics from an early age and was his ticket to a football scholarship at the University of Tennessee. Under the tutelage of Coach Doug Dickey, Jerry and his teammates played in three major bowl games ('66 Gator, '67 Orange, and '68 Cotton Bowls) and won the Southeastern Conference in 1967. Jerry graduated with a degree in Marketing and Transportation in 1969 and coached the UT freshman offensive line that Fall while working on a masters degree. In 1970, he was honored by UT fans as a member of the News-Sentinel's Tennessee All-Decade team for the '60's. Upon graduation, Jerry and his wife, Mary Lynn, remained in Knoxville and are proud parents of two sons, a granddaughter and grandson.

After a 25+ year award-filled career in the automotive replacement parts industry as a salesman, sales manager, and marketing manager with firms like Maremont, ITT, and Arrow Automotive, Jerry decided on Commercial Real Estate Sales as his career path of choice. He chose Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc. because of its long standing history of success, reputation and recognition in the market place, and a common philosophy.... "what is right, is right and that's what we will do." One of Jerry's most recent milestone accomplishments was the sale of the historical 500 Acre Davis Farm in Blount County, Tennessee to The University of Tennessee.

Jerry believes that honesty, good work ethics, competitive spirit, and building win-win relationships bring happiness and success.


Drake Little

drakelittle@oliversmithrealty.com

Drake attended Carson-Newman College, where he received an athletic scholarship for baseball.  Growing up in a restaurant family, he had an early look at how the restaurant world worked in this region.  Drake has been in the restaurant industry for ten years and he has now decided to go into commercial real estate and concentrate on restaurants.  During his time working in restaurants, Drake learned the ins and outs of opening multiple restaurants as well as developing new concepts from the ground up.  In his off time, Drake enjoys spending time with his daughter Paisley and wife Lauren.


James L. Turner

jltdevelopment@yahoo.com

Jim Turner has been associated with Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc. for over 10 years, developing Retail Centers, Offices and a variety of other commercial properties.

Jim graduated from Penn State University in 1973 earning a degree in Real Estate and Insurance. After graduation, Jim was employed by R. Dan Culp, Realtor, as Construction Coordinator and Leasing Agent for the Northshore Center Office Complex where he leased and finished the interior space of the 200,000 square foot complex.

In 1976 Jim formed Eastern Realty Management Co., specializing in commercial property development and management. For 15 years he developed numerous successful projects from Tennessee to Florida. Since working with Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc., Jim has developed projects from Advance Auto Parts Stores, St. Mary's Medical Offices, Family Dollar Stores, Movie Gallery Stores, Fabric Outlet Stores to a Montessori School.

Jim is a member of the Rotary Club of West Knoxville where he has served as both President and Treasurer. Jim is a devoted family man and father. He and his wife, Susan, and their 5 children enjoy boating on the Tennessee River and traveling abroad. Jim also enjoys touring the southeast while piloting his plane.


Tom Tate

tomtate@oliversmithrealty.com

Tom was born, raised and educated in Jackson, Tennessee.  He received his BBA in Marketing and  MBA in Finance from Memphis State University.  Tom served in the United States Navy in the Polaris Missile Submarine Program and is a Vietnam Veteran. He was with Pontiac Motor Division GM Corp. in Chevy Chase, Maryland for 12 years.  Tom was the owner of Interstate Ford in Sardis, Mississippi.  He was formerly with Mallard Creek Realty, Cooper Homes and Day and Associates.  He is married to his lovely wife Judy and has three children.  He currently resides in Louisville, Tennessee.  He plans to concentrate his efforts on large acreage land transactions.


Alpesh Patel

alpesh@oliversmithrealty.com

Alpesh is a Cornell University graduate with a degree in the School of Hotel Administration. His professional career began as an analyst at Ernst & Young's Hospitality Advisory Services group in New York City. Alpesh recently moved back to Knoxville to work with his family's hotel development and management company, Kana Hospitality Group. Kana develops and manages midscale and upper midscale hotels affiliated with Hilton, Marriott and InterContinental brands. The team of Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc. and Kana have formed partnerships that developed the Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Bluff, Holiday Inn Express Strawberry Plains and Hampton Inn & Suites Smyrna. Kana and Oliver Smith Realty & Auction Co., Inc. have a 20 year relationship. Alpesh focuses on hotel acquisition, dispositions and new developments.