Last Updated on September 29, 2022
Allen Tate Companies, the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, has named Ryan Bears as sales manager/broker for the company’s Highlands-Downtown and Wildcat Cliffs/Cashiers Road offices.
In his new role, Bears will play a key role in the development of the high-performing brokers affiliated with the firm, as well as attract quality new talent. His high-tech approach to the industry will position him perfectly to train agents on a wide variety of tools that were introduced during the merger of Pat Allen Realty Group and Allen Tate Realtors® in August.
An accomplished real estate professional, Bears has worked as Realtor with Pat Allen Realty Group/Allen Tate since 2018. In his leadership role, he will continue to list and sell residential and commercial properties as a Broker/Realtor.
Prior to his real estate career, Bears worked in finance and as sales manager for a large contracting company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications/public relations from Newberry College, where he was a member and officer of Kappa Alpha Order.
He is a supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, serves as a member of the Highlands ABC Board and has coached the Highlands Middle School basketball team for 4 years.
“Ryan is an individual with high integrity and high energy. He is passionate, kind, humble, and always willing to help. We are honored to welcome him to the Allen Tate leadership team,” said Mark Bardo, regional vice president, Upstate SC and Highlands/Cashiers regions.
A native of Florida, Bears moved to Highlands in 2004 where he attended and graduated high school, and then returned to the community in 2015. Bears makes his home in Highlands with his wife Maci and daughter Ansley. He enjoys family time, college football, golf and travel.
To contact an Allen Tate agent in the Highlands/Downtown office, call 828-526-8784.