Picott Harrington is a native of Eastern North Carolina, growing up in the small town of Lewiston in Bertie County. Much of his youth was spent exploring the fields and swamps of his family’s farm on the lowgrounds of the Roanoke River. These experiences shared in the woods with friends and family fostered a deep love of the outdoors. Picott saw at an early age the importance of wildlife management and land conservation while learning from his father how to be a good land steward. His lifelong exposure to the outdoors and all it has to offer fuels his desire to share his enthusiasm for nature with others.
Picott resides in Washington, NC with his wife, Lynn, and daughters, Suzie and Claire. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, Picott embarked on a career in homebuilding. Picott is president and owner of JPH Builders, Inc. As a licensed general contractor, Picott specializes in residential construction in Northeastern North Carolina. With his skill set, Picott enhances the United Country-Respess Real Estate team in its efforts to provide exemplary service in assisting all its clients achieve their goals. By combining his construction background with the knowledge he’s gained as an outdoorsman and landowner, Picott has the ability to help take his client’s vision in creating the perfect recreational property and make their dreams a reality.
Thad Roberts has been lucky to call Coastal North Carolina home for most of his life. Having grown up near the Neuse River in Pamlico County, Thad has spent his entire life enjoying the Eastern NC lifestyle. He has been full time in the real estate business right here in Eastern North Carolina since 1986.
After graduating from North Carolina State University in 1978 with a B.S. in Wood Science & Technology, Thad worked several years working with Weyerhaeuser Company in Plymouth and New Bern.
Thad then joined Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company in 1986 where he was a sales consultant in numerous waterfront developments located near many of the coastal towns such as Washington, Aurora, New Bern, Oriental, Beaufort, Merrimon, South River, Belhaven, and Bath.
Thad is a member of the National Association of Realtors, North Carolina Association of Realtors, Washington/Beaufort County Board of Realtors, the New Bern Board of Realtors and the Realtor Land Institute. Along with his wife Lisa, Thad lives on a farm right here in Beaufort County NC.
Ricky Clayton has worked as a farm and wildlife manager for more than 22 years. During this time, he has managed hunting properties in the counties of Hyde, Pamlico, Tyrell, and Bertie. Ricky’s love of the outdoors began as a young boy growing up in Washington, North Carolina. He began hunting with his dad when he was six years old, and he learned to fish while spending summers with relatives in Hyde County. Becoming a Cub Scout at age 7 instilled his love of all things outdoors. Ricky continued into Boy Scouts and became an Eagle Scout at age 16. Growing up in Beaufort and Hyde counties and residing for a time in Bertie County, Ricky is well acquainted with Eastern North Carolina. Through his experience in farm and wildlife management, he has designed and maintained impoundments and food plots for clients including Canal Wood and Whitetail Farms, and he manages a private hunting property in Bertie County. He also continues to guide waterfowl, deer, and bear hunts in Eastern North Carolina. Additionally, he has been locating properties for clients and guiding hunts in Kansas for more than ten years. Because of his extensive background and knowledge, he knows exactly what to do to assist you in finding your ideal hunting property. Ricky resides in Washington with his wife Trish.
Suzanne is from the quaint, coastal town of Belhaven, NC in Beaufort County. She is no stranger to all that, beautiful eastern North Carolina has to offer. From waterskiing on the Pungo to flying planes, off of her father’s airstrip in Terra Ceia. She has witnessed, from both perspectives, the diverse experiences and serene landscape that Beaufort County has to offer.
Suzanne earned her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Education at ECU and her Master’s in Counselor Education at ECU. As an Alumni of East Carolina University and a native of Beaufort County, Suzanne would be happy to help serve you! Whether you are looking to list your property or purchase a home, she will do all that she can to make your dreams come true! Suzanne resides in Greenville, NC with her husband Clark Hazelton, general contractor of J.C. Hazelton Builders.
As a native of Eastern North Carolina, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in farms, large land tracts and commercial real estate as well as the residential housing market throughout the entire region. Chris spent many years deeply immersed within the agricultural community during his youth. This agricultural background helped him develop a passion for land that has led him into an exceptional land and commercial property based real estate career path.
Chris’s knowledge of different land and property types is extensive therefore providing his clients with an enormous base of information. One of Chris’s many strengths is his ability to be personable and bring buyers and sellers together in deal negotiations.
Chris understands the value and potential uses of the various properties available for commercial development in the area and has graduated from Coldwell Banker Commercial University. He continues to grow in his knowledge and brings additional depth and breadth to his new company for Commercial & Land Entity.
Chris has invested in continued training and development and has a proven method that provides full service real estate solutions to his clients. Chris decided after much thought that teaming with the national brand of United Country provided Respess Real Estate an advantage in marketing that no other firm offers in the area.
Partnering with United Country also brings an endless array of resources to his clients in Eastern North Carolina. Chris is currently the United Country timberland expert for Eastern North Carolina.
Chris resides in Washington with his wife of twenty years, Suzanne and his two daughters. Chris and his family are members of First Church of Christ.
Chris is also a former three-term board member of the Washington Girls Softball League and participated as a softball coach for eight years in this area. Chris and his wife are active Committee members of Young Life on the Pamlico. Chris enjoys giving back to his community and sharing his love of Eastern North Carolina.
Brittany lives in Washington with her husband, Bradley, where they raisetheir two kids. Brittany attended Wingate University where she receivedher Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, played collegiate softball on scholarship, and won various academic awards. After graduation, she decided to move East where water living is at its finest. Brittany is the Children, Youth and Young family Ministry Director at First Presbyterian Church here in town.
Brittany is ready to work for you with her years of marketing experience, whether you are purchasing a house for the first time or ready to sell the one you have now, she will be with you every step of the way to make your real estate experience smooth and successful.
As a Washington resident for 18 years, Beth loves Eastern North Carolina and all the region has to offer. She graduated from NC State with a BA in Mass Communication with a Public Relations concentration and a minor in Journalism. In 1991, Beth was recognized with an Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. She’s worked for more than 25 years in television reporting as an award-winning journalist. Today, she is ready to help you write your own story and buy or sell property. Beth lives in Washington with her husband, Jack, and three children, Mary Grace, Jackson, and Maggie. She enjoys spending time with her family, community service through several local boards, and relaxing on the Pamlico River.