Team Members

Executive Team

MaryJo Braeutigam

Mary Jo serves as Mid-Atlantic’s Chief Financial Officer. She manages the company’s finances and is responsible for all budgetary reporting. Her principal role is to oversee the planning, implementation, management, and function of all financial activities including business planning, budgeting, forecasting, and negotiations. She is tasked with assessing financial risks and opportunities and setting and tracking financial goals, objectives, and budgets. She develops the financial well-being of the company by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and advising pertinent staff.

Jonathan Guion, SIOR

Managing Broker, Jonathan Guion,  SIOR comes to Mid-Atlantic Commercial with over 30 years of real estate experience specializing in commercial investment properties and development. Jonathan is a member of the Society of Office and Industrial REALTORS (SIOR) where he has served as an officer and state chapter treasurer for over 12 years. Jonathan earned his MBA in Finance from Old Dominion University and has very strong personal and professional ties to the Hampton Roads community. Jonathan serves as a member of Old Dominion University’s E. V. Williams Center for Real Estate Executive Advisory Board.

Monty Spencer

USCAN_Winner_MontyWith over 20 years in commercial real estate, Monty Spencer shares his extensive experience in the sale and marketing of income-producing assets to Mid-Atlantic Commercial (MAC). Monty’s comprehensive background with income properties offers excellent opportunities for clients with 1031 exchange needs. His experience enables him to provide land clients with site identification and acquisition, rezoning, and plan approval. Monty and Mid-Atlantic Commercial offer all clients the benefit of a professional image within the local business community and local governments. Monty leads the self-storage division of MAC as the President and CEO of The Storage Acquisition Group. Monty has thorough expertise in land acquisition, including retail, multi-family, industrial, single-family, and self-storage development sites. As the winner of over 30 combined awards, Monty has been recognized by CoStar® as a Power Broker and the Commercial Real Estate Council for Deal of the Year and Platinum Broker of the Year. Monty represents numerous national and regional tenant/users across the nation.

Buddy Spencer

One of the most successful real estate brokers and developers on the Peninsula, Buddy Spencer has experience in the development and construction of subdivisions, office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial buildings in Hampton, Newport News, York County and Poquoson. Among his many accomplishments are Tabb Lakes, Woods of Tabb, Skimino Landing Estates, Poquoson Shopping Center, and industrial buildings in Oyster Point of Newport News.

John Worley

John Worley has been actively and successfully involved in local Real Estate for over 40 years. His resume includes extensive land acquisition, development and marketing both on a Local and Regional basis. Mr. Worley also specializes in the sale of improved or unimproved commercial locations.


Trey Ayers

Trey Ayers joined Mid-Atlantic Commercial as an intern doing research in the Hampton Roads market area in the summer of 2021. He then obtained his license in April 2022 and has started as an agent focusing on industrial properties. He currently a Finance major at Old Dominion University planning to graduate in the spring of 2023. Trey is eager to utilize his knowledge and commitment to assist future clients in the Hampton Roads area.


Pamela Burgos

Pamela Burgos is a seasoned real estate agent with a unique background that sets her apart from the rest. After proudly serving her country for 6 years in the United States Air Force, Pamela made the difficult decision to cut her military career short when she and her husband were unable to be in the same state. Determined to forge a new path, she and her husband started a successful fuel hauling transportation company, delivering to over 500 gas station locations across Virginia and North Carolina. With 13 years of experience in the fuel hauling industry, Pamela brings unparalleled expertise to her real estate career, specializing in commercial sales with a focus on gas stations. Her commitment to excellence is evident in her achievements, including earning a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. When she’s not busy helping clients achieve their real estate goals, Pamela enjoys game nights with her husband and three children.

Derrick Boegner

Derrick Boegner grew up in Southern California and spent his early real estate career in Los Angeles and San Diego focusing on retail and eventually corporate real estate strategic planning and transactions for an internationally known defense contractor with facilities throughout the United States.

Since 2004 he has been based in Virginia and has worked as a senior executive with asset management, leasing, and operating performance oversight for a publicly-traded real estate investment trust.

He began his association with Mid-Atlantic Commercial in 2018 to source and acquire targeted investment-grade properties for private equity firms and other investors. Derrick’s broad background in real estate operations, underwriting, negotiations, and results-oriented fair dealings enable him to add value while successfully leading and supporting his clients’ acquisition efforts.

Shelia Byers

Real Estate Investment: Shelia Byers is Principal Broker/Owner of Sky Blue Homes LLC as well as an Associate Broker with Mid-Atlantic Commercial where I offer buyers, sellers and investors fresh methods, up-to-the-minute strategies and contemporary tactics designed to make the most of income-producing properties. I accomplish this by utilizing my expertise in real estate financial analysis, investment analysis and market analysis. I’m a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Candidate and a licensed Real Estate Broker in the states of Virginia and North Carolina and welcome the opportunity to put my unique and proven background to work for you.

David Clarke

As a corporate real estate executive for various retailers, including national and regional firms such as Safeway, KFC, the Hechinger Company (HQ Warehouse), Rite Aid and Eckerd Corporation, and in recent years as a retail developer in the Mid-Atlantic states, Dave Clarke has distinguished himself in the production of well over 500 projects in his career. Now with Ascendant Companies, an affiliated entity, he brokers sites nationwide for development of Class A self-storage facilities, as well as the acquisition of self-storage facilities just completed and in early lease up. Now he brings his unique experience in retail real estate, development and brokerage to Mid-Atlantic Commercial.

Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins has been involved in all of the various real estate phases including, building, development, commercial and residential for the past 45 years. Customer service is always paramount in Chuck’s transactions. He looks forward to helping you put together just the right real estate project to meet your needs.

Robert Duckett

Robert Duckett specializes in helping our clients sell and acquire single tenant, triple net lease, retail properties across the Hampton Roads area. These listings include such properties as drug stores, gas/convenience stores, auto parts stores, fast food restaurants, and dollar stores. As the former Director of Public Affairs for the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association, Robert acquired significant expertise in local land use policies, regulatory affairs and zoning issues. A native of York County, Robert remains active in the community by currently serving on the Board of Directors for the York County Boys & Girls Club.

Frank M. Galleher, III

Frank M. Galleher, III has been in the Commercial Real Estate industry for the past 38 years and specializes in Retail Brokerage. He has worked for two REITs and represented Landlords and Owners in Virginia, North and South Carolina. His main concentration is Retail Representation. Frank has represented various Retailers throughout Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and North Carolina and is currently the Central Virginia Representative for Jersey Mike’s Subs, the Southern Virginia Representative for Sketchers and the Virginia Representative for Tractor Supply (Primax Properties LLC). He has a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 1989, and is a past Retail Co-Chairman of the Southern Virginia ICSC Committee.
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Shani Garrett

Shani Garrett is not only an accomplished expert in real estate, specializing in the Acquisition and Disposition of single net properties and multi-tenant retail shopping centers, but she also possesses an exceptional ability to inspire and motivate others to exceed their goals in life.

With a heart full of compassion and a genuine passion for helping people, Shani goes above and beyond to empower her clients and colleagues. She firmly believes that everyone has untapped potential and is dedicated to unlocking it through her work. Shani’s innate ability to connect with others on a personal level allows her to understand their aspirations and provide guidance that goes beyond the realm of real estate.

Beyond her professional achievements, Shani is known for her unwavering support and encouragement, acting as a mentor and a source of inspiration to those around her. Whether it’s helping clients envision their dream properties or motivating her team to strive for excellence, Shani’s infectious enthusiasm and genuine care create an environment that fosters personal and professional growth.

Shani’s commitment to inspiring and motivating others extends beyond her immediate circle. She actively engages with her community, volunteering her time and expertise to uplift those in need. Whether it’s organizing workshops, speaking at events, or mentoring aspiring professionals, Shani’s dedication to making a positive impact shines through.

Take the first step towards achieving your real estate goals with a trusted advisor by your side. Don’t wait, contact Shani now and experience the exceptional service and expertise that sets her apart in the industry.

A.R. (Rick) Gregor, Jr.

A.R. (Rick) Gregor, Jr. is a long- time real estate broker and developer in Virginia and North Carolina. Specializing in land development, he has been involved in 80+ land developments including single family homes, condominiums, duplexes, office buildings and mixed- use projects. Recent brokerage deals include a large multi- family assemblage, offices, flex/ warehouse properties, multiple retail and office leases and numerous land deals. Please call Rick for any of your real estate needs.

Monica Grigsby

Monica is experienced with both residential and commercial properties. She has a background in the retail restaurant business and she speaks fluent Spanish.

Bruce Hoogstraten

Bruce Hoogstraten has over 30 years of experience in operational management, sales, and engineering and has stong personal, philanthropic and professional ties to Hampton Roads. Mid-Atlantic Commercial is delighted to announce that Bruce will be bringing his decades of experience to the Mid-Atlantic Team.

Terry Allan Johnson

Terry Johnson, RAM, has extensive real estate experience. An active participant in the industry since 1973, Terry has served as a commercial leasing agent, a property manager and a senior property manager. He has also been involved with commercial land sales and construction management. He twice served as chairman of the Peninsula Apartment Council, receiving national recognition from NAHB’ s Multifamily Council for excellent programs during both terms. He has taught the Advanced RAM course in Peninsula for many years and holds the Assisted Housing Manager (AHM), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and Certified Housing Management (CHM) certifications.

Collin McCue

Collin McCue initially joined Mid-Atlantic Commercial as an intern after graduating from Old Dominion University where he majored in Real Estate Finance. During his internship he performed market research in the Hampton Roads area. He obtained his Virginia real estate license in August of 2022 and became a permanent member of the firm. Collin specializes in industrial properties located in Chesapeake and Suffolk. He looks forward to utilizing his knowledge and experience to find real estate solutions for buyers and sellers in Hampton Roads.

Lamont D. Myers

Lamont Myers serves as Director of Development and manages a number of development-related affiliates of Mid-Atlantic. A former local economic development director, Lamont has been with Mid-Atlantic since 1995, specializing in complex land transactions. He is an authority on land use, zoning, and residential development. With over 40 years’ experience in the Hampton Roads market, Lamont has long-standing relationships with business and government leaders throughout the region and has served in leadership capacities for the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.

Frederick C. Paris

Fred Paris works with one of the largest private owners of self storage in the Country; helping to locate potential off market buying opportunities and helping the client consummate acquisition deals benefiting both sides of the transaction. He also deals with commercial property owners to market their buildings and land as well as business people looking for commercial property. Prior to joining Mid-Atlantic Commercial, Fred spent 25 years in economic development at the local, regional and state levels. Most recently, he was Vice President of Marketing for the Peninsula Alliance for Economic Development. During his tenure with the Alliance, he helped create 2,500 new jobs and $250 Million in new investment by companies such as Symantec Corporation, Nextel Communications, and the John Deere Vehicle Group.

Aly Fajardo Ramos

Aly Fajardo Ramos initially joined Mid-Atlantic Commercial as an intern doing research in the Hampton Roads market area. Aly holds a Virginia real estate license and in 2021 became a permanent member of Mid-Atlantic Commercial team, focusing on general commercial properties. Having graduated from the Strome College of Business with a major in Real Estate from Old Dominion University, Aly is eager to put his education and research into practice.

Fred Sanford

Fred Sanford is widely known and respected in the commercial real estate community. His accomplishments and successful commercial transactions include all of Hampton Roads and beyond. From raw land to commercial buildings to golf courses and more , Fred’s background and experience make him the ideal fit for your next commercial transaction.

K. C. Spencer

K. C. Spencer is a lifelong resident of the Peninsula and a graduate of Christopher Newport University with more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience, including international experience in Asia and Latin America. K. C. is ready for a new challenge and brings his multifaceted experience to the Mid-Atlantic Commercial team.

Dylan Stallings

Dylan Stallings joined Mid-Atlantic Commercial in 2020 after he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from California University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Business Administration and Finance with a minor in Economics.  Dylan is looking forward to utilizing his talents to find real estate solutions for both buyers and sellers in Hampton Roads.

Antonio Tedesco

Antonio Tedesco has a lengthy and diverse background in business, economic development, and Residential & Commercial Real Estate development. His career has spanned all facets of real estate — residential, commercial, lot acquisition and finance, including short sales and foreclosures. Antonio is fluent in both Italian & Spanish and frequently uses his language skills in cross-border transactions.

Katherine Woodruff

Katherine is a Hampton Roads native who comes to Mid-Atlantic with over ten years of experience in Commercial Real Estate. Her resume includes extensive experience in market research, site identification and land acquisition for single family developments as well as commercial retail sites, complex land assemblages, and assisting clients with re-zonings and plan approvals. She is licensed in both Georgia and Virginia.