Ricky Clayton has worked as a farm and wildlife manager for more than 22 years. During this time, he has managed hunting properties in the counties of Hyde, Pamlico, Tyrell, and Bertie. Ricky’s love of the outdoors began as a young boy growing up in Washington, North Carolina. He began hunting with his dad when he was six years old, and he learned to fish while spending summers with relatives in Hyde County. Becoming a Cub Scout at age 7 instilled his love of all things outdoors. Ricky continued into Boy Scouts and became an Eagle Scout at age 16. Growing up in Beaufort and Hyde counties and residing for a time in Bertie County, Ricky is well acquainted with Eastern North Carolina. Through his experience in farm and wildlife management, he has designed and maintained impoundments and food plots for clients including Canal Wood and Whitetail Farms, and he manages a private hunting property in Bertie County. He also continues to guide waterfowl, deer, and bear hunts in Eastern North Carolina. Additionally, he has been locating properties for clients and guiding hunts in Kansas for more than ten years. Because of his extensive background and knowledge, he knows exactly what to do to assist you in finding your ideal hunting property. Ricky resides in Washington with his wife Trish.
Picott Harrington is a native of Eastern North Carolina, growing up in the small town of Lewiston in Bertie County. Much of his youth was spent exploring the fields and swamps of his family’s farm on the lowgrounds of the Roanoke River. These experiences shared in the woods with friends and family fostered a deep love of the outdoors. Picott saw at an early age the importance of wildlife management and land conservation while learning from his father how to be a good land steward. His lifelong exposure to the outdoors and all it has to offer fuels his desire to share his enthusiasm for nature with others.
Picott resides in Washington, NC with his wife, Lynn, and daughters, Suzie and Claire. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, Picott embarked on a career in homebuilding. Picott is president and owner of JPH Builders, Inc. As a licensed general contractor, Picott specializes in residential construction in Northeastern North Carolina. With his skill set, Picott enhances the United Country-Respess Real Estate team in its efforts to provide exemplary service in assisting all its clients achieve their goals. By combining his construction background with the knowledge he’s gained as an outdoorsman and landowner, Picott has the ability to help take his client’s vision in creating the perfect recreational property and make their dreams a reality.
Samantha is an Eastern NC native, and resident of the beautiful town of Bath. She has a profound love for the waterfront and historic properties that stretch alongside the Pamlico Sound. With her knowledge of Beaufort County and all it has to offer she is the perfect agent to help you buy, sell or invest. As a REALTOR, Samantha is committed to providing her clients with the highest quality of service.
As a native of Eastern North Carolina, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in farms, large land tracts and commercial real estate as well as the residential housing market throughout the entire region. Chris spent many years deeply immersed within the agricultural community during his youth. This agricultural background helped him develop a passion for land that has led him into an exceptional land and commercial property based real estate career path.
Chris’s knowledge of different land and property types is extensive therefore providing his clients with an enormous base of information. One of Chris’s many strengths is his ability to be personable and bring buyers and sellers together in deal negotiations.
Chris understands the value and potential uses of the various properties available for commercial development in the area and has graduated from Coldwell Banker Commercial University. He continues to grow in his knowledge and brings additional depth and breadth to his new company for Commercial & Land Entity.
Chris has invested in continued training and development and has a proven method that provides full service real estate solutions to his clients. Chris decided after much thought that teaming with the national brand of United Country provided Respess Real Estate an advantage in marketing that no other firm offers in the area.
Partnering with United Country also brings an endless array of resources to his clients in Eastern North Carolina. Chris is currently the United Country timberland expert for Eastern North Carolina.
Chris resides in Washington with his wife of twenty years, Suzanne and his two daughters. Chris and his family are members of First Church of Christ.
Chris is also a former three-term board member of the Washington Girls Softball League and participated as a softball coach for eight years in this area. Chris and his wife are active Committee members of Young Life on the Pamlico. Chris enjoys giving back to his community and sharing his love of Eastern North Carolina.
Thad Roberts has been lucky to call Coastal North Carolina home for most of his life. Having grown up near the Neuse River in Pamlico County, Thad has spent his entire life enjoying the Eastern NC lifestyle. He has been full time in the real estate business right here in Eastern North Carolina since 1986.
After graduating from North Carolina State University in 1978 with a B.S. in Wood Science & Technology, Thad worked several years working with Weyerhaeuser Company in Plymouth and New Bern.
Thad then joined Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company in 1986 where he was a sales consultant in numerous waterfront developments located near many of the coastal towns such as Washington, Aurora, New Bern, Oriental, Beaufort, Merrimon, South River, Belhaven, and Bath.
Thad is a member of the National Association of Realtors, North Carolina Association of Realtors, Washington/Beaufort County Board of Realtors, the New Bern Board of Realtors and the Realtor Land Institute. Along with his wife Lisa, Thad lives on a farm right here in Beaufort County NC.
Brittany lives in Washington with her husband, Bradley, where they raisetheir two kids. Brittany attended Wingate University where she receivedher Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, played collegiate softball on scholarship, and won various academic awards. After graduation, she decided to move East where water living is at its finest. Brittany is the Children, Youth and Young family Ministry Director at First Presbyterian Church here in town.
Brittany is ready to work for you with her years of marketing experience, whether you are purchasing a house for the first time or ready to sell the one you have now, she will be with you every step of the way to make your real estate experience smooth and successful.
As a Washington resident for 18 years, Beth loves Eastern North Carolina and all the region has to offer. She graduated from NC State with a BA in Mass Communication with a Public Relations concentration and a minor in Journalism. In 1991, Beth was recognized with an Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. She’s worked for more than 25 years in television reporting as an award-winning journalist. Today, she is ready to help you write your own story and buy or sell property. Beth lives in Washington with her husband, Jack, and three children, Mary Grace, Jackson, and Maggie. She enjoys spending time with her family, community service through several local boards, and relaxing on the Pamlico River.
Alexis was born and raised in the historic town of Little Washington and is familiar with all of Eastern N.C. She grew up living on the Pamlico River, spending her free time boating, skiing, and enjoying all that Eastern N.C. has to offer. She went on to attend East Carolina University and graduated on the Deans list with a B.S. in Health Information Management. She loves to spend her time traveling, hanging out with friends, family, and her dog, Josie.
Her love for her hometown and knowledge of the Beaufort County area, combined with her dedication, honesty, and willingness to put her clients wants and needs first, will make her the perfect agent for you.
As a native of Eastern North Carolina Justin grew up in the rural community of Pungo; located about halfway between the towns of Plymouth and Belhaven. An area steeped in agriculture and wildlife; Justin from a young age was involved in outdoor activities. From hunting and fishing to camping with the local scout troop, Justin went on to earn the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts. With an interest in the environment, Justin went on to increase his knowledge in this area by earning an Associate’s Degree in environmental science at the local community college. Transitioning from education to application, Justin has been involved in the timber industry for nineteen plus years.
Justin now resides in the rural area of Pinetown with his wife Blair and three young boys. With his vast knowledge and background of different types of land conditions, Justin would like to help you. Whether it’s purchasing that perfect location to build your dream home or want to sell that existing property, Justin can help in all your real estate needs. Give him a call today. “Let me help you accomplish YOUR DREAMS.”