Chuck Tessier

Chuck Tessier
President and Broker-in-Charge

Possessing a BS Engineering and a Master of Urban Design from NC State University, Chuck was the Director of Planning for Buncombe County for 10 years prior to establishing Tessier Associates in 1985. As planning director, Chuck created the county’s first community-based planning program, helped create the Asheville-Buncombe Water Agreement, crafted the county’s sub-division ordinance, rehabilitated land-fill sites, and facilitated expansion of the Asheville airport. As owner of Tessier Associates, he is widely recognized for his key role in the redevelopment of downtown Asheville. He has planned, developed and brokered numerous new and rehab projects across the region and has served as a planning and development consultant in the Southeast for cities in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida. While broker-in-charge, Chuck spearheads the development and investment services divisions of Tessier Associates.

ctessier@tessierassociates.com  828-273-2363

Lynn Hoechstetter

Lynn Hoechstetter
Chief Financial Officer / Director of Human Resources

Lynn Hoechstetter handles all financial reporting, tax records and trust and escrow accounts for Tessier Associates, as well as multiple property management accounts. She has 27 years of experience in real estate financial management, including residential, commercial, hotel-lodging, and industrial with companies located in New York City and Atlanta. Lynn has a BA in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Desiring a change of scenery, Lynn relocated to Asheville and joined Tessier Associates in September 2000.

hoechstetter@tessierassociates.com  828-398-5262

Craig Mariani

Craig Mariani
Senior Property Manager

Craig joined the Tessier team in 2007. He has over fifteen years of experience in management, systems development and customer service. Craig currently manages the Property Management Division of Tessier Associates, where he is responsible for the oversight of all properties managed in the Tessier portfolio. Before joining Tessier, Craig worked as Corporate Systems Manager for Campus Crest Real Estate Management based in Charlotte, NC. While there, he was responsible for training site and property managers, building systems for company-wide replicable performance by developing operating database systems and standardizing operating practices and asset management reports. Prior to Campus Crest, Craig oversaw the physical plant management of over eighty (80) million in residential and commercial properties during his three-year tenure at another local real estate company. He has an AAS in Adventure Sports, a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Warren Wilson College and an MBA from Western Carolina University. Craig loves the outdoors, is active in several intramural sports and loves spending time with his wife and his baby boy, Oskar.

cmariani@tessierassociates.com 828-398-5265

Jason Moshier

Jason Moshier
Property Manager

Jason is the newest member of the Tessier Property Management team. He has over fifteen years of property management experience, most recently as the residential property manager at Biltmore Park Town Square in South Asheville. Prior to joining Tessier Associates, Jason worked for Crosland, LLC, a regional real estate development firm based in Charlotte, NC. Jason has a BA in Business Management from Belmont Abbey College, and is a U.S. Navy veteran. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife Andrea and his two children, Kyle and Kendal.

jmoshier@tessierassociates.com  828-398-5261

Kelee Flannery

Kelee Flannery
Property Manager

Kelee joined Tessier Associates in 2013 as the Property Manager for the Grove Arcade. She has been a professional in the Property Management industry for nearly 30 years, managing large and diverse portfolios throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom. Her management experience includes residential, commercial, industrial warehouse and retail properties. After living in Chicago, Boston and Washington DC, Kelee returned to her native state of North Carolina. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Degree in Administration of Justice/Paralegal Investigation. When she is not managing the Grove Arcade, Kelee enjoys sailing, photography and sightseeing.

kflannery@tessierassociates.com  828-776-6070

Katie Farrar

Katie Farrar
Property Bookkeeper

Katie Farrar joined Tessier Associates in 2008 and brought with her five years of office management experience in the real estate industry. She relocated from Savannah, GA where she was most recently the Market Center Administrator for a new Keller Williams franchise. In three years, she and the leadership team successfully grew the company to become the number two real estate office in the Savannah area. Katie attended the University of Missouri and received her BS in Environmental Design. Katie and her husband spend their free time gardening and backpacking.

kfarrar@tessierassociates.com  828-398-5266

John Quinzi

John Quinzi
Facilities Manager

John joined Tessier Associates in 2010 and has a strong construction background. He is a licensed general contractor, and has been an estimating and construction manager in both the residential and commercial fields, as well as an electrical journeyman in the residential, commercial, and industrial arenas.

jquinzi@tessierassociates.com  828-388-2282

Charles Taylor

Charles H. Taylor
Facilities Manager

Charles H. (Chuck) Taylor has been in maintenance management since 1975. His experience also encompasses project management and property leasing. His specialties include supervising maintenance of commercial, retail, and condominiums. Chuck currently manages the Property Services Division of Tessier Associates, where he is responsible for overseeing all property maintenance and tenant improvements. Chuck attended Paducah Community College in Kentucky, where he was a firefighter and inspector prior to beginning his career in maintenance as the facility maintenance supervisor for Medco. For ten years prior to joining Tessier Associates, Chuck handled all aspects of maintenance, project management and leasing for Norrell Corporation of Atlanta, GA.

ctaylor@tessierassociates.com  828-398-5264

Keith Brown

Keith Brown
Property Services Technician

Keith has been in property maintenance since 1995. He joined Tessier Associates in July 2006. He worked at the Grove Arcade for 6 years prior to transferring over to his current position in the Property Services Division in March 2011. He started his career as the Maintenance and Safety Coordinator for the Southern Highland Craft Guild in 1995. He has experience in all of the aspects of property maintenance. Keith attended AB-Tech in Asheville, NC and has his NC Firefighter II, EMT, Haz-Mat Operations and other related firefighter certifications. He has been a volunteer Firefighter/EMT since 1992. Keith and his wife spend their free time riding their motorcycles.

kbrown@tessierassociates.com  828-776-6311

Amy Edwards
Broker, Sales and Leasing

Amy joined Tessier Associates in February 2001. She has 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 15 years of restaurant ownership and management in Asheville. She has designed and developed numerous business enterprises and brings those inherent skills to the Tessier brokerage team. In addition to sales and leasing, Amy oversees the management of some development and rehabilitation projects. Amy hails from a real estate development family in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina.

aedwards@tessierassociates.com  828-232-7505