Allen Tate Company, the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, has named Mike Smith as branch leader of the company’s Lake Wylie office at 1000 Village Harbor Drive.
In his new role, Smith will oversee branch operations and manage and train more than 30 Allen Tate agents and staff.
Smith joined Allen Tate Company in 2012 as a Realtor® in the Fort Mill office, working as a team with his wife Lynn. In 2013, Smith was named Rookie of the Year and in 2014, he was named Most Valuable Player and earned the company’s Master Circle designation for sales performance.
He began his real estate career after a decade as senior director of athletics and coach at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. Smith also completed a 23-year military career, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, where he served in positions of leadership and command in the U.S., Europe, Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and business administration from Presbyterian College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Webster University in Columbia, South Carolina.
An active community citizen, Smith volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, is an elder at his church and is a fitness mentor and coach.
“Mike is a proven Realtor, leader, coach and mentor. He’s both easy-going and mission-focused – a great combination to serve both Allen Tate agents and clients. We’re excited to welcome him to the Allen Tate leadership team,” said Phyllis York Brookshire, president, Allen Tate Realtors.
Smith and his wife, Lynn, live in Fort Mill. They have one son, Steven, a Ph.D. candidate in human genetics at Washington University in St. Louis. He enjoys hiking, running, biking, golf and fishing.