Mike has lived on the Peninsula his entire life. He's parents moved to Yorktown when he was 4 from Hampton. He attended school from elementary to high school in York County. As a teen he started his own landscaping business and had residential and business clients up and down the route 17 corridor.
Mike attended Clemson University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science and Management. While at Clemson, he met his wife Jill and they also choose Yorktown to live and raise their family.
After college Mike worked for a local commercial and industrial construction company. Starting as a project estimator and then moving to a field supervisor he built many of the areas landmark buildings such as the Ferguson Performing Arts Center and the Harrison Opera House. His company also built many of our local schools and he has worked in most of the industrial plants and facilities including Newport News Shipbuilding, Siemens and Canon. Mike and his brother purchased the company and Mike was the CEO and ran all of the field crews for the company.
In 2011, Mike and his family decided it was a time for a professional change and he began his real estate career. Mike was one of the first agents to join the Keller Williams Elite Peninsula office. He was instrumental in bringing the KW brand and culture to the Peninsula. In 2012 he recruited Tiffany McDonough and she joined the team as his transaction coordinator. Together they quickly become one of the areas most successful real estate teams.
The team expanded and several positions were added. In 2016 Reames Realty Group moved into their current offices in Yorktown. Being located in Yorktown has enabled so many of our friends and clients the convenience to stop by and conduct business or just chat with our staff.
In the fall of 2018, Reames Realty left the Keller Williams umbrella. Our signs and logo changed but we still provide the same level of service and marketing that our clients have come to expect.
Mike and his wife Jill, met at Clemson University and have been married for 24 years. Jill works for York County Public schools and is a first grade teacher at Dare Elementary. She has taught many of our past clients children.
Together they have three children, Jackson a sophmore in college, Andy a Junior at York High School, and Meredith a freshman at York High School.