Meet the Staff
Managing Broker, President
Jody is the second generation President of the family business, Lanier Realty. His experience includes New Home Construction, Residential and Commercial Real Estate Sales, Property Redevelopment and Property Management. He holds the highest certification level awarded in the State of Georgia for Real Estate Appraisers in both Commercial and Residential properties for over 20 years. He has been a licensed Real Estate Agent for over 20 years and a Broker for over 15 years. He also holds a certification as a Community Association Manager. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. He is a member of the Savannah Board of Realtors and Savannah Homebuilder's Association and is actively involved in many local civic organizations.
Kim is the Vice President and Co-Owner of Lanier Realty as well as a Licensed REALTOR. She also holds a certification as a Community Association Manager. She graduated with a BBA in Marketing and MBA in Business from Georgia Southern University where she was a former instructor of Marketing and Professional Selling. She is a mother of four children and a volunteer at Hancock Day School, Savannah Country Day School and St. Vincent’s Academy. She is also actively involved in her church and many local civic organizations.
Sean manages all the Real Estate and Property Management accounting functions for Lanier Realty. He brings a strong background in New Construction, General Brokerage, and Financial Planning with over 15 years industry experience. He holds a CAM license as a Community Association Manger, and he earned his MBA from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. Sean is involved in his church and many local civic organizations. He married his high school sweetheart, and they have two sons and one daughter.
Drew manages our home renovation operations, maintenance operations and Homeowner Association (HOA) clients. Drew is a licensed REALTOR in the state of Georgia and also holds a certification as a Community Association Manager. He is a graduate of Wheaton College (IL) with a BA in Political Science.
Kathy is Lanier Realty’s Senior Accountant. She is a native of Savannah. She is married and has three daughters. She is a graduate of Savannah State University with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. She brings over 20 years of experience in financial accounting.
Amee is a team member of our Accounting department. She handles all of accounts payable for our Property Management, Sales, Rentals, and HOA division. She also processes move-outs for our Property Management and Rentals division. She is a graduate of South University with a BBA degree. She brings years of experience in Property Management, Civil & Family Law, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Collections, Rentals, Customer Service, and Leasing. Amee is bilingual, and is a self-proclaimed Foodie. She also enjoys hiking, photography, and traveling in her leisure time.
Ashley is the HOA Assistant for Lanier Association Management. She brings over 10 years of Customer Service experience, along with 5 years of Property Management experience to Lanier. She resides in Effingham County, where she was born and raised. In her free time she enjoys singing and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Leslie McKenzie is Lanier Realty's Leasing Manager and Front Office Coordinator. She has over 20 years leasing experience for both apartment communities and long term and short term property management rentals.
Shay brings several years of experience in Customer Service to Lanier Realty and has enjoyed learning about Property Management! Shay is originally from Augusta, but she has called Savannah her home for the past 35 years. She is married and has two daughters in college. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Shay and her family are members of Isle of Hope Methodist Church where she has been a Preschool Teacher for several years also.
Destini comes to Lanier Realty from Jacksonville, Florida with a background in retail and customer service. She is a junior at Armstrong Atlantic State University, earning a Bachelor's in English. Outside of work, her hobbies include creative writing and singing.
Jr. Network Administrator
Dax brings over 9 years of customer service experience and provides a supporting role to the IT Department and the executive staff of Lanier Realty. He has lived in Savannah for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor's in Information Technology with a minor in Business from Armstrong State University, and is CompTIA Network+ certified. Dax resides in the Southside area with his wife.
Brett is an Advertising Assistant who also provides support to the HOA division of Lanier Realty. He grew up in Kennesaw, GA and moved to Savannah to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design. He enjoys going to concerts, printmaking, and watching movies.
Donna is a motivated career professional with a strong commitment to her clients. She has over 25 years’ experience in real estate. She provides honest answers and keeps her clients informed throughout the entire process. Donna has received many awards and recognition including the Centurion Award, the President's Cub Award, the Golden Eagle Award and is a continuing member of the Distinguished Sales Society (formally the Million Dollar Club)
Jennifer is one of our REALTORS and guides home buyers & sellers through the process of promoting property, as well as, locating their ideal future home. She has a Bachelors degree in Business Management and Organization with a minor in Sociology from the Pennsylvania State University. She lives in the Ardsley Park area of Savannah with her husband and two daughters
Ric Zittrouer is a native of Savannah, married with two sons. He graduated from Georgia Southern University with an International Business Degree. He has experience in commercial real estate site finding, development, and sales. Ric enjoys tennis, basketball, hunting, fishing, and traveling with family.
Mike is a transplant to Savannah, moving here after serving 12 years in the United States Navy. Upon moving to Savannah Mike joined the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department and has been an active police officer for 10 years. He is married to his wife, Patricia, and they have two children, Michelle and Michael. He recently obtained his real estate license and is now beginning the next leg of his journey.