Team Members

Executive Team

Buddy Spencer

One of the most successful real estate brokers and developers on the Peninsula, Buddy 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.

Monty Spencer

With over 20 years in commercial real estate, Monty 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.

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.

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.

Tammy Buchli

Administrative and Marketing Coordinator

Dawn Stephens

Development Administrative Assistant


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: I’m principle 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 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 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 36 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. He has represented various Retailers throughout Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and North Carolina. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and has been since 1989. He is also past Retail Co-Chairman of the Southern Virginia ICSC Committee.

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.

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.

Lamont D. Myers

Lamont 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 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.

John Polson

John’s objective as a real estate professional is to share his knowledge and help as many people as possible to achieve their goals and create wealth through real estate investing and ownership. John lives in Williamsburg VA with his 2 teenage children and I has nearly a decade’s worth of experience as a Real Estate professional and investor.

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 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.

Christian Sowers

Christian Sowers has a been involved in a multitude of real estate projects for the past 25 years. Christian specializes in real estate acquisition and development, entitlement, environmental and regulatory issues, as well as commercial and residential construction. Christian is proud to bring his passion and knowledge of the many facets of real estate to the Mid-Atlantic Commercial team.

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.