Our Agents

Mike Kessler

Mike Kessler is the Broker In Charge of TSG Residential.

As a 40-year resident of Davidson and a 1995 graduate of Davidson College, Mike brings an incredible amount of knowledge and a unique and valuable perspective on the local area and market to TSG Residential. After graduating from Davidson College, Mike spent seven years building houses and working in the utility construction industry. In 2002, Mike joined Knox Realty and became a market leader in residential sales, builder representation and commercial brokerage completing over 50 million in successful real estate transactions all while cultivating long lasting partnerships and client relationships.

In 2009, Mike left general brokerage to become the Director of Property Management and Real Estate for Davidson College, a title that he held until 2017 when he left to join TSG Residential. As the Director of Property Management for Davidson College, Mike was responsible for managing the college’s full real estate portfolio including acquisitions and liquidation, the faculty and staff housing and relocation programs, residential & commercial construction projects off the main campus, real estate gifts, and regulatory issues and utility easements across college owned property.

Committed to community engagement, Mike has served on the Board of Directors for the Davidson Housing Coalition and currently serves on the Town of Davidson’s Design Review Board, the town’s Inclusionary Housing Committee and is a member of the Town of Davidson’s Library Endowment Board.  Mike is also in his second year of a 3-year appointment to Mecklenburg County’s Board of Equalization & Review which evaluates real property tax appeals to the county.

In his free time Mike enjoys helping coach his son’s baseball team, tackling challenging renovation projects and volunteering at Davidson Elementary school.  Mike lives with his family in a 1920s cottage in downtown Davidson.

p: 704-309-9143
e: mikekessler@tsgresidential.com



Jessica Martin

Responsive. Organized. Accessible.

Jessica focuses on addressing the needs of her clients. She recognizes the importance of understanding and communicating effectively with the buyers and sellers for whom she works. Her focus on client service began at a young age while managing a horse farm, and competing in national equestrian events, as a teenager. After college, Jessica worked at the forefront of Internet advertising, managing client relationships for the agency that created the first online advertisement. Now, with over 15 years of strategic marketing expertise and experience in the real estate industry, Jessica is a motivated and resourceful negotiator determined to help her clients find the right property or market their property effectively.

Jessica joined TSG Residential as the principal agent in 2014. She is among the top producing residential agents in Davidson with over $8 million in sales for 2017. Prior to joining TSG, Jessica was an agent at Select Sotheby’s International Realty, where she was recognized as a top producer.

Jessica is a graduate of the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire and a member of the National Association of Realtors®, North Carolina Association of Realtors® and the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association. A native Vermonter, Jessica loves being outside in the beautiful climate Davidson offers. She is a member of the Davidson Elementary School Leadership Team, on the board of Team Summit Foundation and is a big supporter of Davidson College athletics. She and her husband Brad, who works at Davidson College, reside in Old Davidson with their two children and dog.

p: 704-840-9095
e: jess@tsgresidential.com



Maupin Stewart

Upon retiring after 38 years as a Virginia banker in 2005, Maupin and his wife moved to Davidson to be closer to family. Maupin was familiar with the Davidson/ Lake Norman/ Mecklenburg area as he had been visiting the area since the early nineties when his son was attending Davidson College.

He associated with Knox Realty in 2005, and for the last four years has been with Allen Tate Realty/Davidson which purchased Knox Realty in 2011. Maupin is now extremely pleased to be associated with TSG Residential in the dynamic and growing Davidson/Lake Norman residential real estate market. Helping establish the residential arm of The Stewart Group is indeed exciting and his 10 years of real estate experience and prior business experience as a relationship banker will be a welcome addition to the firm. Maupin has always focused on quality service with integrity: “My goal for every client is to make buying and selling a home a pleasant and rewarding experience”.

Maupin and TSG Residential look forward to helping you achieve your goals whether buying or selling your home.

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p: 704-998-8312
e: maupin@tsgresidential.com



Brittni Hagerman

Brittni Hagerman is the newest broker to join TSG. Brittni was born and raised in North Carolina and after attending East Tennessee State University, has lived in the Lake Norman area for the past ten years. Although she is new to the real estate business, she has combined the two things she loves, working with people and the Lake Norman area, to start a new, exciting career. She has a sales background, is detail oriented, and really has a passion for people. “I would love to have the privilege to be a part of such a special time in people’s lives, helping people find their home and a place to put down roots.” Brittni lives in Cornelius with her husband, Bob, and their two children. When she is not out being a real estate superhero, you may find her renovating her 1950’s home, cooking, or being active in the Cornelius Elementary PTO.


p: 704-728-2174
e: brittni@tsgresidential.com







Mike Orlando

A 2001 graduate of Davidson College, Mike has lived in Davidson since 1997. In 2005, he joined Knox Realty as a residential broker and completed residential developments in Ashe County, NC and Hendersonville, NC. During this time, Mike started DCAT Investing, LLC with fellow Davidson graduate Tee Bahnson. DCAT completed college housing projects, a small residential development near Winston-Salem, and opened its flagship restaurant in 2010, Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, in Davidson. In 2009, Mike left Knox Realty to form his own real estate company, Orlando Real Estate, prior to joining the Stewart Group in late 2010. Mike focuses on project fund-raising, buyer and seller representation, builder representation, and residential development. Mike lives with his wife, Julia, and their two children in Davidson.

p: 704-293-3957
e: mike@tsgresidential.com





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