Eric first received his real estate license in 1993. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1984 with a degree in Corporate Finance and Investments. Eric’s work history includes working as a commercial loan officer with a large regional bank and starting the first commercial alligator farm in Alabama. He also appraised real estate, concentrating in commercial and timber/recreational tracts of land and has worked as a real estate developer, developing Lifestyle Centers, Power Centers, and Walgreens.
Eric’s promise to you…”The Right Way” With thousands of properties consistently on the market in Alabama, you need a quality REALTOR who has YOUR best interest at heart not theirs. Great Southern Land have been leaders in the land business since 1974 – so whether you are looking for that perfect hunting tract or are looking to sell let Eric put his experience to work for YOU to help you navigate through the process so that your land goals are met. Please call Eric at 1-334-657-6707 or email him at [email protected].
Listed below are some of Eric’s previous and current leadership roles as well as a summary of his business and volunteer careers to date. Below that is a short Bio.
Eric’s background lends itself well to being part of a team. He has consistently demonstrated an ability to set goals, bring people together to overcome hurdles, and help the team achieve those goals.
Winner of the prestigious APEX Producer’s Club for 2018 and 2019 and 2020 – Awarded by The National Realtors Land Institute to the top land sales producers in the USA. (somehow make it really good like – Three time top producing national award winner for land sales)
Professional Designations: ALC Accredited Land Consultant, GRI Graduate of the Realtors Institute
Professional Affiliations: Realtors Land Institute, Alabama Forestry Association, National Association of Realtors, Alabama Forest Owners Association, Alabama Wildlife Federation
Member of the National RLI Chapter Leadership Council
Member of the National RLI Future Leaders Committee
Board Member of Blackbelt QDMA Branch (Quality Deer Management Association)
Board Member of YMCA Camp Chandler
River Region Board Member of Magic Moments
Member of the Montgomery Commercial Real Estate Club
Member of the Blackbelt NWTF Board (National Wild Turkey Federation)
Past Board Member of the Southeast Montgomery YMCA
Past Vestry Member of Christchurch Montgomery, Alabama
Volunteer Coach for Youth Sports for Several Years
Past Recipient of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award
Vast experience with Land and Wildlife Management
Skilled in GIS Mapping
Married for 34 years to Melissa Thompson Leisy formerly of Alex City, Alabama
Two Children. Katie lives in Tuscaloosa and is studying to be a nurse, Charlie is a junior at Auburn University Montgomery and is in business school.
Other Activities Include: Hunting, Fly Fishing, Travel