Sometimes it IS about what you know!™

The vast and diverse experience of our team makes Tiger Properties one of the best when it comes to real estate sales, marketing, and management.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President/CEO - Broker-In-Charge

Eric Newton is a seventh generation native of the Clemson area. Eric graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Finance degree (Real Estate concentration) and from Southern Wesleyan University in 2015 with an MBA degree. Eric’s passions are his family and real estate. Eric has spent the last 20 years of his life becoming an expert in all aspects of the real estate profession, but his primary focus is on single family residential, commercial, and income producing properties.

William Morten, Jr.

William Morten, Jr.

VP/Business Development

William began working with Tiger Properties in 2011. As the VP for Business Development, he is responsible for growing and overseeing the property management division of the business. He meets with investment property owners, preparing and executing management contracts, and maintaining a positive business relationship with existing clients. William is a native of Winston-Salem, NC and a graduate of Elon University with a BA in History.

Nathan Clark

Nathan Clark

Attorney/General Counsel

Nathan is from Clemson, South Carolina and joined Tiger Properties in February of 2017. He obtained an undergraduate degree in psychology from the College of Charleston and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He serves as attorney and general counsel for Tiger Properties. In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his family, watching Clemson football, hiking and camping. He is married and has three sons ages 6 and 2 (twins).

Jason Cranford

Jason Cranford

Director of Accounting and Finance

Jason joined Tiger Properties in January of 2018. He relocated to Clemson from London, UK where he served as Tax Manager in the U.S. tax group of Ernst & Young LLP. Jason also has 17 years of experience in the private sector where he worked for several private equity funds specializing in global real estate and infrastructure assets. Most notably, Jason spent 12 years with Morgan Stanley in New York, Amsterdam, London, and Chicago as Vice President overseeing tax compliance for the domestic and international real estate funds. Jason holds a B.S. in Accounting from Clemson University and a Master of Taxation from the University of South Carolina

James Iseli

James Iseli

Regional Manager

James is originally from Walhalla, South Carolina and joined Tiger Properties in June of 2017. He is a licensed Property Manager in South Carolina and has a background in multifamily housing with over 8 years experience as a property manager. Some of his responsibilities include marketing, leasing, employee development, and working alongside the property managers at Tiger Properties. James enjoys spending time with his wife Courtney, friends, family, and his goldendoodle, Benji.

Jessica Newton

Jessica Newton

HR Director and Special Projects Manager

Jessica Newton joined Tiger Properties with over 10 years of management experience, much of it serving in the administration of Oconee Hospital. She has her BS in Nursing from Clemson University and her MBA from Southern Wesleyan University. She now works closely with Tiger Properties’ Maintenance and Construction division, as well as creating beautiful interior spaces both for the company and clients. Jessica currently resides in Clemson, SC with her husband and 4 daughters and enjoys gardening and outdoor activities.

Kaitlin McGautha

Kaitlin McGautha

Marketing / Sales

Kaitlin is from Kansas City, Missouri and moved to Clemson in 2015. She graduated from Missouri State University with a BS in Marketing- Advertising & Promotion and is responsible for directing the markets at Tiger Properties. Kaitlin is a licensed Real Estate Agent in South Carolina and a member of the Western Upstate Association of Realtors, SC Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors®. In her free time she enjoys traveling, photography and distance running.

Cole Oraham

Cole Oraham

Sales & Property Manager (The Villages at Town Creek)

Cole has been in real estate since January of 2012. As a licensed REALTOR, he is held to the highest standard of work conduct and ethics. He is a member of the Western Upstate Association of Realtors and the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors. Through both associations, he is able to network with colleagues and stay up-to-date with anything going on in the community. His passions include real estate and Clemson athletics. When he isn’t managing The Villages at Town Creek he can be found cheering on the Tigers.

Marjorie Yaksich

Marjorie Yaksich

REALTOR®

Marjorie relocated to the Upstate of South Carolina, from Pittsburgh, PA, and she can honestly say she loves living here. Her husband, Joe, is a native of the area and a proud Clemson University alumnus. When an opportunity allowed them to make the move to South Carolina, it was an easy decision knowing this is where they wanted to live and retire. She worked in local government in Pittsburgh and has been a licensed Realtor in SC, since 2015. She believes that the home buying experience should be exciting and as stress-free as possible, and looks forward to taking that journey with her clients. She enjoys participating in the numerous community events and outdoor recreational activities the Upstate has to offer. Her hobbies include group fitness, biking and enjoying time on the lake with friends and family.

Kim Burgess

Kim Burgess

REALTOR®

Kim is originally from Pendleton and graduated from Clemson in 1981, the year of our first—but not last— National Championship! After a career in commercial insurance that took her to Charlotte and later Denver, Kim came to realize there is no place like the Upstate and moved back home in 2005. She became a licensed realtor in 2016, and was thrilled to join the Tiger Properties team in 2018. Kim is passionate about her work with buyers and sellers, striving to make sure their real estate dreams come true with as little stress as possible. She and her husband, Rickey, love living out in the country raising their two dogs, eighteen chickens, and one rooster!

Hal White

Hal White

REALTOR®

Hal and his family ‘returned home’ last fall after more than 30 years in Charleston. He had a career with Westvaco, selling paper for their World Wide sales division. During those 30+ years Hal was fortunate to travel the world servicing customers throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Working with Tiger Properties is a fantastic opportunity to remain actively engaged with the greater Clemson community. While we may be in the Real Estate business, it’s the people who we are here to serve. Hal and his wife Stephanie, their granddaughter Hylton and their Australian Shepherds live in Tamassee - which is perfectly located in relation to his favorite places: Clemson, Lake Jocassee, and the Western NC mountains where he grew up.

Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

REALTOR®

Jessica began her real estate venture in 2004 focusing on the Greater Greenville market & then expanded into the Greater Clemson area in 2013. She has been actively involved in many areas of the business, aiding in providing well-rounded knowledge of the industry. Early on in her career, Jessica was drawn to real estate through the experience of helping people find a house to make their home, but quickly encountered all that residential real estate has to offer! She is aquatinted with investment real estate, local lake property, first-time home buyers, new construction, property management, & resale. With experience across the Upstate, she serves her clients well & appreciates the compliment of referrals & return clients.

Caroline Donald

Caroline Donald

Financial Accounting Specialist

Caroline is a native of the Upstate of South Carolina. Her family has over 100 years in the area. She joined the Tiger Properties Team as of September 2018. Caroline is an Alumni of Southern Wesleyan University with a Bachelor‘s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Business Management. Prior to joining the team she was the General Manager and Property Manager In Charge at Barefoot Properties. She has worked in banking and as a recruiter. She has over 20 years of administration and accounting experience. She is currently pursuing a license for CPA. She is a person who enjoys nature and believes in a healthy coexistence of life.

 Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson

Client Services Manager

Kate is originally from Athens, Georgia. At 13, her family left bulldog country and moved to Clemson, South Carolina. Kate is a licensed property manager in the state of South Carolina and has well over a decade of experience in the customer service industry. As Client Services Manager she is responsible for the crucial task of balancing the satisfaction between owners, tenants, and the vendors that support the TP team. Some of her task include but are not limited to, communicating with owners and tenants, tracking assets, and conducting /coordinating quarterly and annual inspections. Kate has been with Tiger Properties since 2010 and in her free time she enjoys watching Georgia football and spending time with her two children.

Kristy Smith

Kristy Smith

Accounts Payable

Kristy is from Seneca, South Carolina where she currently resides. She received her Associates in Business and majored in Accounting in 2001 from Tri-County Technical College and now has over 16 years of experience in her field. Her favorite part about her job is working through challenges and implementing new methods and procedures that simplify complex information relied upon by upper management. She has one son named Braxton and in her free time she enjoys traveling, fitness, and all things Clemson athletics.

Katie Kelly

Katie Kelly

Assistant Office Manager

Katie Kelly is from Naperville, Illinois. She moved to South Carolina in 2012 and joined Tiger Properties as an administrative assistant in January of 2017. She is responsible for helping customers and also assists with marketing, leasing consulting, administrative support, client and tenant support and much more. Katie graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2013 with an Associate’s Degree, Greenville Technical College for Photography in 2015 and obtained her property management license in Spring of 2018. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as her other half, her husky Skylar.

Austin Thrasher

Austin Thrasher

Property Manager

Austin was born and raised in the upstate of South Carolina. He attended Pendleton High School and graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2017 with an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Graphics Technology. Austin has over 2 years of experience in property management. He began his career at The Villages at Town Creek in 2016 and has been with Tiger Properties since 2017. He received his property management license in spring of 2018. His responsibilities include assisting with marketing, leasing consulting, administrative support, client and tenant support and much more. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his friends and family!

Madison Foxx

Madison Foxx

Leasing Consultant

Madison was born and raised in Seneca, SC. She attended Walhalla High School, then graduated from Anderson University in 2015 with a BS in Business Management. She has over 5 years in the customer service and sales industry and over two years in property management, specifically in the Clemson area. She recently joined Tiger Properties as our Leasing Manager. Madison is a long time Clemson Tiger fan, and enjoys attending CU athletic events. She enjoys spending time with family and friends on Lake Keowee, playing with her boxer, Bayne, and weight lifting.

Matthew Nalley

Matthew Nalley

Student Intern

Matthew was born and raised in Chapin, South Carolina. He attended Chapin High School and came to Clemson in the Fall of 2015. He came to work with Tiger Properties in the summer of 2017. When he’s not helping out at the leasing office, he is a huge sports fan and you can find him at any Clemson football, basketball, or baseball games. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Ashley Patterson

Ashley Patterson

Student Intern

Ashley is from the upstate, SC area. She is a senior at Clemson University studying Psychology and Pre-Dental Medicine. Shen started working in the housing industry in 2014 when she moved to Clemson. Her favorite part about her job is being able to help people find exactly what they’re looking for and being able to build relationships with those in her community. When she isn’t working or in class, she enjoys trying to replicate Pinterest crafts and recipes, being outside with her pups, Willard and Winslow, and watching Disney movies.

Ethan Ruiz

Ethan Ruiz

Student Intern

Ethan is from Miami, Florida and moved to Liberty, SC in 2006 with his family. His family comes from Puerto Rico. He studied at Liberty High School and took Mechatronics at the Career and Technology Center of Pickens County for 3 years. Ethan has been in sales and marketing for 3 years since 2015. He spends most of his time hanging out with his friends and family, and enjoys raising his pit-bull pup Tyson. Ethan now lives in Clemson and is a big tiger fan. He always keeps a positive mindset, loves helping others, and will go out of his way to make someone smile. Ethan has been with Tiger Properties since March 2018 and his goal in life is to go to real estate school and be successful in the real estate career.

Dillon Thrasher

Dillon Thrasher

Student Intern

Dillon Thrasher was born and raised in the upstate of South Carolina. He attended Pendleton High School and graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2016 with an Associate’s Degree in Art. He is currently studying Spanish Language and Social Sciences at Clemson University. Dillon has worked in the food industry for over 7 years, and during this time he has gained experience in customer service and time management. When Dillon is not studying or working, he enjoys painting and speaking spanish with his friends. His future career goal is to be an English teacher or translator living in Seville, Spain.

Mark Iseli

Mark Iseli

Director of Construction & Maintenance

Mark is from Walhalla, South Carolina and has been working in the construction industry for over 25 years overseeing foundations, concrete work, masonry, and grading as well as building spec homes. His favorite part of his job is working with clients to help bring their dream homes to life. Mark has been a major addition to the Tiger Properties team through leading our development projects as well as overseeing the maintenance department. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting, riding ATV’s, and spending time with his family.

Denise Reynolds

Denise Reynolds

Maintenance Coordinator

Denise joined Tiger Properties in March of 2017 with over 17 years of experience in the financial markets. She resides in Central, South Carolina with her husband, five cats and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, making jewelry and vinyl crafts.

Bethany Henry

Dwain Vanadore

Dwain Vanadore

Maintenance Technician

Dwain came to work for Tiger Properties in 2010 and was a founding member of the maintenance department. Prior to coming aboard with Tiger Properties, Dwain was a brick mason for fifteen years and spent time as a subcontractor doing the hardest, dirtiest work nobody else wanted to do. He has been married for twenty years and has two children. When he’s not at work he likes to hunt, fish, and go to the races.

Joe Singleton

Joe Singleton

Maintenance Manager
Cory Broome

Cory Broome

Maintenance Technician
Paul Neal

Paul Neal

Maintenance Technician

Steve Moore

Maintenance Technician

Ryan Carver

Maintenance Technician

Carlos Givens

Maintenance Technician

Jesse Broome

Maintenance Technician

Porky Swaney

Maintenance Technician

Brett Butts

Maintenance Technician