Posted on: November 17, 2021 Posted by: Comments: 0

Last Updated on September 29, 2022

Allen Tate Realtors®, in partnership with Hanna Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce Gary Scott as President of Allen Tate Realtors®.

Scott has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry focused on sales, leadership, and mergers and acquisitions. He has held positions with multiple brokerage firms across the East Coast including B. Gary Scott Realtors, Prudential Preferred Properties, Patterson Schwartz, Allen Tate Companies, and most recently Long and Foster® Real Estate, where he served as President of General Brokerage overseeing a portion of their real estate brokerage business.

In this role, Scott was responsible for approximately 130 offices and 6,000 agents in the Baltimore, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and central and southern Virginia regions. In addition to the daily operations of the business, Scott also has extensive experience in organic market growth and guiding teams to adopt and utilize new marketing and technology tools,

“I am thrilled to be working with Pat and the entire Allen Tate Team again,” said Scott. “My family and I appreciate the opportunity to return home to Charlotte and work with this incredible company, in one of the most vibrant regions to live and work in America.”

Scott is returning to Allen Tate Realtors®, where he previously served as General Sales Manager and as Senior Vice President from 1998 to 2010. Scott will assume the role of President, effective November 29, 2021, where he will oversee all residential operations for the company, which consists of more than 1,500 Realtors® and 300 staff members across their six-region footprint in the Carolinas.

“I am super excited to have Gary back on our team,” said Pat Riley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Allen Tate Companies. “Gary and I worked together for more than 15 years in Delaware and in the Carolinas. Phyllis Brookshire, who held the position, will now lead operations for the residential company.”

Brookshire has been with Allen Tate Realtors® for more than 14 years and will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Residential Operations.

“I am excited that Gary is coming home and bringing his caring attitude, fresh perspective, and most importantly, love of the Allen Tate company,” said Brookshire. “For me personally, leading strategic initiatives in the continuous pursuit of growth, adaptation, and excellence energizes me and I look forward to the future.”

Scott also brings experience working with affiliated businesses including mortgage, insurance, title, relocation, and business and home services. Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Bucknell University, where he currently serves on their Real Estate Advisory Board. He is also a current board member of Sports Biz Camps, and has previously been affiliated with Junior Achievement, Providence Day School, The Fletcher School, and the MS Society. Scott is looking forward to returning to Charlotte and becoming active in the community after being away for 12 years.

About Allen Tate Companies
Allen Tate Companies is the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, based on closed transaction sides, with 48 offices and more than 1,500 Realtors® in the Charlotte, Triad, Triangle, High Country, Highlands/Cashiers regions of North Carolina and the Upstate region of South Carolina. Allen Tate provides real estate, mortgage, insurance, and relocation services throughout the entire homeownership life cycle. We are committed to providing and protecting quality of life for the communities we serve. For more information, visit

About Howard Hanna
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the #1 family-owned and operated independent broker in the country. The full-service real estate company has more than 400 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title, and escrow service offices across 11 states, including Allen Tate Realtors in the Carolinas and The F.C. Tucker Company in Indiana, with more than 13,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate agents. For more information, visit

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