Meet the Team

Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw

President and CEO

Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. While working in commercial banking, he specialized in real estate development and in financing of income producing properties. He entered DePaul University’s Masters of Business Administration program and received his MBA with an emphasis in real estate in 1995.

Chuck Tessier

Chuck Tessier

Director of Planning, Development and Special Projects

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.

Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman

Executive Vice President / Broker-In-Charge

Bringing over 30 years of real estate experience and leadership to the team, Michael leads and manages the company’s team of commercial and residential brokers.

Craig Mariani

Craig Mariani

Senior Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

Craig joined the Tessier team in 2007. He has over 20 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.

Jason Moshier

Jason Moshier

Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

Jason joined the Tessier Property Management team in 2015. He has over twenty years of property management experience that includes work with Biltmore Park Town Square in South Asheville and Crosland, LLC, a regional real estate development firm based in Charlotte, NC.

Kelee Flannery

Kelee Flannery

Property Manager, Real Estate Advisor

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.

Marcus Jackson

Marcus Jackson

Real Estate Advisor

Marcus has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in development, finance and brokerage, primarily with mixed-use and urban assets throughout the Southeast. He has closed an extensive array of deals in and around Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and the Mayfair/Landfall area of Wilmington.

Tracy Brown

Tracy Brown

Real Estate Advisor

Tracy joined the firm in 2019 as a Residential/Commercial Broker/Advisor/Realtor®. Before embarking on her career in residential and commercial real estate, Tracy provided Marketing Communications and PR Consulting services to midsize and large businesses in the U.S. and Canada.

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.

Jessica Hurst

Jessica Hurst

Bookkeeper

Jessica is an Asheville local who joined us in 2018 after working for a CPA firm with a high concentration of real estate clientele. She received her Bachelor of Science with a major in Accounting and minor in Management from UNC Asheville.

Charles H. 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.