James Arthur Wicker, BIC, BROKER, SFR
Born and raised in North Carolina and a graduate of UNC, James began his real estate career in convenient store development, building and acquisitions. He has over 21 years experience in this field as owner and operator of Wicker Mart, Inc. he specialized in acquiring, developing land, and building for convenient stores, mini storages and car washes throughout mid North Carolina. James became Vice President of the North Carolina Convenient Store Association and was a Chairman of the Lee County Planning Board for 9 years. In 1999 he took a different approach in real estate, concentrating on residential, commercial and land. James obtained his Real Estate License in September of 2003 and became a Sales Associate and Broker, creating his own company, Wicker Properties of the Carolinas, Inc. in October of 2005. Adding to his education, James obtained the designation of Short Sales and Foreclosures Resale Certification, which helps sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities. James is a multi-million dollar producer and takes pride in representing the best interests of his clients and also enjoys negotiating for buyers and sellers and getting the best deal he can.
Barry Quinton Clayton Jr., BROKER
Born in Cary, NC, Quint Clayton moved to Wilmington in 2006 after a life of full time residency in the triangle. Quint has always been involved in some type of sales or sales planning from his early years, either through directly managing multiple sales teams throughout the country for a variety of companies or by acting as an independent contractor. In fact, Quint started his sales career in the retail jewelry industry when he was just 15 years old. A graduate of North Carolina State University (’93), Quint accumulated over 20 years experience in the import/export gift industry working as a National Import Director for several large import gift companies. After relocating to Wilmington in order to savor the beach life and all that if offers, Quint opened a sports trade licensing firm in 2009, employing independent reps throughout the southeast and mid-atlantic states. His extensive sales experience eventually landed itself to a natural progression into real estate and a perfect match was made. Quint is passionate about his work and enjoys helping others with it, understanding that this is often the most important decision made by buyers and sellers in regards to selling their properties.
Shelly Wicker Wagner, BROKER
Born and raised in North Carolina, Shelly moved to Wilmington in 2007. A graduate of North Carolina State, Shelly’s focus has been on banking for the past 9 years. She has originated commercial and residential loans from start to finish which has allowed her to learn the ins and outs of real estate and market values from a different side. Shelly has continued her education and in 2010 became a Leadership Wilmington Graduate and is a Member of the Wilmington Central Rotary. Turning her focus more on PR and marketing, Shelly has also obtained her real estate license and feels she has the knowledge and expertise to help homeowners understand the entire process of purchasing and selling. Let Shelly lead you to your dream home or help you find another!
Stephen Ross, BROKER
Since 1996, Stephen has called Wilmington his home and is eager to to assist buyers and sellers with his positive and ambitious attitude. Stephen has been in customer service for 9 years and got his start in the hospitality industry as a customer service agent for Hilton brand hotels. During the past 9 years he has been involved in customer service, sales, marketing and real estate. As an up and coming agent with Wicker Properties of the Carolina’s Inc., Stephen will be assisting home buyers and sellers with his extensive knowledge of Wilmington and the surrounding areas.
Sean Walker, BROKER
Sean has called South Eastern NC his home since he was first introduced to the area as a Marine Corps Aviator in 2010. While finishing his tour of duty in NC, he and his family fell in love with the beautiful NC coast. Prior to joining the military, Sean received his BAA degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University and went on to start multiple successful businesses in Santa Fe, NM. He believes in the sustained growth of the Carolinas and is particularly confident in the tremendous value offered by the thriving, historic city of Wilmington and its surrounding areas. He affirms that honest, open, straight forward business and solid communication is the key to a winning transaction. As a NC Broker he will listen to his client’s real estate objectives and apply his disciplined business acumen on their behalf. Sean maintains, “in moving real estate, whether it’s a first home, commercial acquisition, or a raw land purchase, the client will remain at the controls while I organize and present to them accurate information in a timely manner to meet their demands and exceed their expectations”.