Greg Martin entered the real estate business as a licensed agent in the 1990s after leaving a 20 year corporate marketing and sales career with several Fortune 100 companies including National Sales Director for Union Pacific Railroad and Regional Vice President for the world’s leading sales training company, Learning International. Greg also sold high-end custom homes for Colonnade Custom Homes, a division of John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods and was Sales Manager for a large real estate office for Northside Realty prior to opening his ERA office in 2002 with his partner, David Moody.
Mr. Martin procured and has successfully managed ERA Sunrise Realty’s HUD contract since 2004, which at one point included managing sales in 42 Georgia counties, with nearly 75 new property assignments per week. In addition to his role at ERA Sunrise Realty, Greg created and is the Managing Member of Sure Close Title Services, LLC, which opened for business in 2011 and is owner and School Director of The Real Estate Productivity Center, a Georgia Real Estate Commission approved school, offering continuing education courses to real estate licensees in the state.
In addition to running the real estate brokerage Greg hosted a weekly real estate radio talk show called “House Talk”, has been Chairperson of the Membership Committee for the Gwinnett Board of Realtors, a past Board of Directors member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors as well as the company’s Designated Realtor to the Athens and Augusta Area Association of Realtors.
Together, David Moody and Greg Martin have grown ERA Sunrise Realty to a Top 25 ERA firm in the nation by sales volume. The company is the Top Selling ERA Company in Georgia and has been nominated three times for the pretigious Gene Francis Memorial Award, recognizing the top overall ERA franchise. ERA Sunrise Realty has been a RealTrends Top 250 broker and has been named one of the 5000 fastest growing companies in America by INC Magazine. The firm currently operates six branch offices in Georgia with more than 140 licensed Sales Associates.