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Plan the Navigation – Navigate the Plan

Investing in real estate can be complicated, but we make it simple. Since 1980, we have had the vision to see value-added opportunities for our clients. Through financial modeling, structuring the capital stack, planning and executing due diligence, we have positioned ourselves to navigate through all markets.

Property Management

Enjoy Your Peace of Mind

Property management can be a daunting task for owners to undertake on their own. The Burgess Company offers responsive, turnkey solutions to managing your property with ease. From accounting to monthly repairs to online client portals, our mission is to be the centralized hub for our clients, tenants, and vendors alike. We take care of it all.


Greater Strategies

The Burgess Company is a full service, niched-based CRE Firm that represents Buyers and Sellers with unique tailor-made listings and professional management services. It takes more than a sign out front to sell a building, which is why our proactive and aggressive approach yields top satisfaction from our clients.





Since 1983, continuous Greenville-based market reach. Experience is not only the years worked in the industry, but the knowledge and expertise gained from thousands of successfully completed assignments.


No Conflicts of Interest

Your vested interests are protected by the assignments we take…and don’t take in order to avoid conflicts of interest.


Broad Coverage - Thorough Network

There is not a town in the US that you would want to own real estate that TBC does not have a trusted and competent real estate practitioner that we’re proud to call a friend. Proud members of the CCIM and SIOR organizations.



Your best interest comes first. We do the right thing, at the right time, in the right way, for the right reasons, for the right people.




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Bill Burgess - CCIM, SIOR

Principal, Founder

William A. Burgess, CCIM, SIOR has been active in the commercial real estate industry since 1983. He specializes in the office and investment areas, consulting and leasing, as well as seller / buyer representation. He has represented clients locally including Fluor Daniel, Rockwell International, BellSouth, Synnex Information Technologies, Inc., Ford Motor Credit and Gerber Children’s Wear.

Grayson Burgess - CCIM


A Greenville native, Grayson Burgess spent four years in active duty as United States Marine. After numerous deployments, Grayson was honorably discharged as a sergeant and began his professional career with Fluor Corporation as an overseas fuel logistics foreman.  Upon returning home to Greenville, Grayson graduated Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management.


Daniel Casillas

Associate Broker

Daniel was born and raised in Greenville, he recently graduated from Bob Jones University with a degree in Business Administration. Daniel also runs his own landscaping company called Silver Crescent Landscaping. The company specializes in maintenance and installation for residential and
commercial clients.
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Avery Martin

Associate Broker

Avery joins the Burgess Company following a national and international track and field career. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 2016 with a degree in History. While at VMI, he set the school record in the 1,000-meter run and won the Southern Conference 800-meter title. He gained a passion for sales while providing solutions for clients’ needs at Fleet Feet Greenville. He looks forward to producing exceptional service and results for prospective clients in the Upstate region.

Kelly Summer

Client Services Manager

Kelly Summer is a proud graduate of the University of South Carolina.  She began her career in commercial real estate after several years in the event planning and hospitality industry.  She began as an executive assistant to Bill Burgess in 2007, and quickly earned the distinguished title of his “right-hand.”  Since 2009, she’s served as the Client Services Manager for The Burgess Company, where she handles accounting, property management, and administrative brokerage duties, in addition to managing all the day-to-day office needs.  Kelly is a South Carolina licensed Property Manager.

Josie Hook

Marketing Director

An upstate native, Josie joined The Burgess Company after graduating from Furman University in 2020 with a BA in Communication Studies and English. Proficient in graphic design and social media management, Josie is responsible for The Burgess Company’s online presence as well as its print media.

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