Comas Montgomery

Founder 1933-2010

Comas Montgomery, GRI, CAI is the founder of Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co., Inc. He had been in the real estate/auction business for over 31 years. Comas started what has become the leading real estate and auction company in Middle Tennessee. Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co., Inc is a full service real estate company listing properties traditionally and holds well over 100 real estate auctions, estate and household auctions, farm, commercial and industrial auctions per year.

Along with gaining the prestigious designations of GRI and CAI, Comas received the Million Dollar Sales Award in 1976, was president of the Rutherford Co. Board of Realtors in 1983, and president of RCAR MLS Inc. in 1992. From 1994 to 1996 Comas servred on the Tennessee Auction Association Board of Directors and from 1996 to 1997 was president of the TAA and in 1997 was co-chairman of the National Auctioneers Convention in Nashville Tennessee. Comas was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneer's Hall of Fame in 2004.

Comas resided in Rutherford County, Tennessee for 65 years. He was always an active member in the community and an entrepreneur.

Carl D. Montgomery

President, Auctioneer, Broker, AARE - Lic. #2851 / 234296

Carl has been involved in the family business since the late 70's. He started at age 12 by helping the auctioneers organize and display personal property items at auctions. He now coordinates all marketing for each auction and the promotion of Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co., Inc and runs the day-to-day operations of the company. Carl Graduated from Oakland High School in 1984 and earned his BA from Middle Tennessee State University with a major in finance in 1989. Carl worked for First American Bank (now Regions Bank) as a loan officer until October of 1991. In 1991 Carl started full time in the family business after graduating from the Nashville Auction School and holds the AARE Designation for auctioneers (Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate). He is also a licensed real estate broker for the state of Tennessee. Carl has coordinated thousands of auctions, including over 400 in 2010. Corporate past clients include: Regions Bank, First State Bank, First Bank, Mid-South Bank, Franklin Synergy Bank, Wilson Bank and Trust, Republic Bank, Farm Credit and Coffee County Bank. Carl has served or is currently serving on the advisory boards for: MarkNet Alliance; Wilson Bank and Trust; Farm Credit Mid America; Calvary Bank (now Pinnacle Bank). Carl has served as an auction expert witness in Chattanooga, Murfreesboro and in Nashville courts. Carl has been married to Jennifer Biggs Montgomery since 1991 and they have 3 children, Elijah Comas Montgomery, Ezra Comas Montgomery, and Emilia (Emmy) Laurel Montgomery.

(615) 589-0078


Charlie Montgomery

Vice President, Auctioneer, Broker, GRI, AARE - Lic. #4916 / 231079

A native of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Charlie started his working career at the age of 12 working in a grocery store previously owned by his father Comas formerly known as Montgomery's Market a full service grocery store and later became Wheeler's Market. He quickly worked his way up being able to run the store at the age of 18. While also working at the store, at the age of 16 Charlie started working for his father at Clyde White Realty and Auction Co. preparing upcoming auctions. While attending Middle Tennessee State University studying Business Administration and Marketing he worked for Heritage Farms Dairy (A Kroger Dairy Plant) where he was responsible for shipping and handling.

Charlie was the President of the Middle Tennessee Auction Council for 2008-09 and served as a Director for the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtor's. He is the President of the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtor's for 2012.

Charlie received his realtor license in 1987 from the Tennessee Board of Realtors and his Auctioneering license in 1997 from the Nashville Auction School. Charlie has become Vice President of Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Company, Inc. where he is the Auction Closing Coordinator. Charlie is an active member of the NAA, TAA, and TAR. He has a GRI and AARE designation.

Charlie has three children, Chelsey, Spencer and Carter.

(615) 308-4487


Spencer Montgomery

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #6668 / 320536

Living in Murfreesboro all his life, Spencer Montgomery started working at Auctions when he was 8, whether it being organizing and loading items on a table, or running bid sheets to the clerk, Spencer was the man for the job. I've been around auctions all my life and I knew that's what I wanted to do. My grandfather always taught me, You have to find a need, and meet it no matter what. Spencer believes there is a need for a Real Estate professional that will work as hard as he can for his clients with it being selling their house, or helping them purchase the house of their dreams. Spencer is a designated REALTOR member of the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors, as well as the Tennessee Association and the National Association of Realtors. Spencer is a motivated and a determined Realtor who works hard for his clients. I believe there are no limits to what you can do in life and if you work hard at it and meet the needs of your clients, it's a win-win situation.

(615) 785-7136


Stephanie Mitchell

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #6017 / 287802

A native of Rutherford County, Stephanie Mitchell has always felt a strong sense of the community. Stephanie always enjoyed real estate and decided to pursue a career with Comas Montgomery Realty & Auction Co., Inc. She is a licensed Affiliate Broker for the state of Tennessee and a licensed Auctioneer. She also is the Auction Marketing Director and supervises the production and placement of millions of dollars of advertising and promotional material for numerous auction events each year.

Stephanie has received awards for Auction of the Year in 2006, 2008, and 2009, as well as 7 Sales Achievement Awards from $2 Million to $11 Million from 2004 to 2011. She has been recognized as a guest speaker at multiple conferences (including the National Auctioneers Association and Marknet Alliance) covering such topics as Online Real Estate Auctions and Auction Technology. She has also served on the board for the Middle Tennessee Auction Council. Since her start with Comas Montgomery Realty & Auction Co., Inc. she has marketed over $100 million in sales.

(615) 397-1468


Dave Bartley

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #6353 / 276340

Dave is a Nashville native that relocated to Murfreesboro in 1999.
I wanted to move my family to an area that represented my core beliefs and feelings for what community should be and Murfreesboro was the perfect place.
Dave has over 32 years in residential and commercial construction with 18 years experience in Real Estate sales. I took my first Real Estate class in 1976 at UT Nashville campus and have been involved in the field to this day.
Dave attended Cumberland College for two years in Lebanon, Tennessee, then transferred to Tennessee Tech in Cookeville and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.
He worked at Nissan as a part time instructor. Dave occasionally teaches a college level course in hydraulics and pneumatics.
He has been married to Deborah (Bell) Bartley for 42 years. Deborah is Project Manager for Insituform Technologies. They have one son Brian who also lives in Murfreesboro with his wife Leah.
Dave joined the team in June 2007, With the dynamic real estate market and quality of life that Murfreesboro and the surrounding counties offer, I strive to meet the needs of my friends and neighbors. I pride myself in honesty, integrity and helping people with their Real Estate needs. Dave is a Realtor and licensed Auctioneer.

(615) 631-7799


John Colvert

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #4703 / 260358

John Baker Colvert was born in Dekalb County, Tennessee in 1957. He graduated from Dekalb County High School where he was president of the Student Council and captain of the football and baseball teams. John attended Carson Newman College on a football scholarship and graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1981.

John worked in management for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for nearly 15 years. During his tenure at Cracker Barrel he trained other managers, and taught management classes for the company. He was also a store manager, and for 5 years held the position of district manager of the Nashville and Middle Tennessee locations.

John has had his real estate and auctioneers license for 9 years. He enjoys working with buyers and sellers to find the right property to buy or sell whether it is by listing or the auction method. John has achieved the ABR designation becoming an Accredited Buyers Representative. He has sold and helped buy millions of dollars worth of real estate and will go the extra mile for you.

John and his family are members of St. Marks United Methodist Church.

(615) 904-4546


Glen Craig

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #6288 / 300832

As a lifelong member of Rutherford County, I have seen the growth of the area as well
as know how to appreciate it. I believe this is a great area to raise a family, as all we could require is to be found locally at our shoppes and businesses. I believe in the growth and development of our county, as long as we can maintain our small town demeanor.
I graduated from Riverdale High School afterwards attending Middle Tennessee State University where I majored in Industrial Studies. I have been in the development and construction of commercial, special purpose, and residential property for over 15 years,
I know the people and the terms on which they do business.
My roots are in Middle Tennessee, my family established businesses in the area. My father Charles and mother Shirley, Charles is founding member of Southern States Electric and Mechanical Company, Shirley is very active in the community as she helps those who are in need by providing a ride to see a doctor or a friend or relative who way be in the hospital or a primary care facility. My oldest brother Charles Jr. and wife Lisa are the owner operators of Craig Electric Service, and brother Michael of Craig's Tax Service along with his wife Donna, have serviced this county for decades.
I am a Tennessee Squire, a lifetime member of Society for the Preservation of Early American Art (Tennessee Type), as well as a volunteer for the Heart of Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Red Cross. My wife Rhonda and I are active in the Parent Teacher Organization and we are very supportive of veterans' causes. Rhonda has been a Medical Technologist for the Veterans Administration for over 15 years, working closely with those have risk so much for our country. We have two wonderful children Meredith born in 1999 and Aidan who was born 2002.
I hold the following designations of excellence in the real estate field; Accredited Buyers Representative& e-Pro.
GENERAL PRACTITIONER OF REAL ESTATE; call me for all of your residential, commercial, auction, land, investment property or 1031-exchanges.
I can assure you that no one will work harder to represent you or find that perfect property. Let's get to work.

(615) 556-9840


Angie Forte

Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Closing Coordinator - Lic. #332899

Born and raised in Alcoa, Tennessee, Angie and her husband Chris moved to the Murfreesboro area in 1989. It's become their permanent home as they began their family in 1991. They have three daughters, Kylie, Edie, and Allie. Angie has worked in customer-oriented positions including Tennessee Airways, Jay Smith Travel, State Farm, and most recently as the Director of Rutherford Tutorial Academy. She also serves as a volunteer with Greenhouse Ministries. She and her husband have spent the past 16 years buying fixer-uppers as their primary residences to renovate and sell. Always listing and selling with Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction. That's when she decided to get her real estate license and join our team.

(615) 785-1177


Ross Pepper

Auctioneer, Realtor, Affiliate Broker - Lic. #7147 / 351984

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John C. Montgomery

Principal Auctioneer, Realtor - Lic. #7148 / 353172

John is a native of Murfreesboro, TN, who first began working at Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co., Inc. as a young boy. His fondest memories of childhood include helping his grandpa and uncles with auctions, and those roots are what drives his passion for auctioneering as an adult. John is a U.S. Army Veteran, having spent most of his young adult life serving as an Infantry Officer in Georgia and Texas, and as a Special Operations Civil Affairs Officer in North Carolina. He is a proud recipient of the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Afghanistan, and he completed a tour of duty in Colombia, South America where he led team missions in partnership with the U.S. Embassy. Following his military service, John served as Middle Tennessee State University’s Manager of Contract Compliance, where he negotiated multi-million-dollar business transactions and public contracts. As a Principal Auctioneer, John is dedicated to continuing his grandpa’s vision while working alongside his family to ensure Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co., Inc. remains the most sought after auction firm in Middle Tennessee. John is a 2008 Lipscomb University graduate, and he earned his J.D. degree from Faulkner University in 2011. He is a licensed Tennessee Attorney, and a graduate of the Nashville Auction School. He is a member of the Murfreesboro Estate Planning Council, and the Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association. With his professional background and dedicated service, John offers a zealous approach to auctioneering. He advocates for the auction method of marketing and selling property, and his mission is to deliver exceptional customer service to his clients. John and his wife, Ashton, reside in Murfreesboro with their two children, Harrison and Vivian.

Blaine Huffman

Marketing and Advertising

Blaine handles all marketing materials for Comas Montgomery Realty and Auction Co. including ads, brochures, social media, commercials and more. Blaine has a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design as well as a Master's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Middle Tennessee State University. Originally from Dyersburg, TN, Blaine has lived in Murfreesboro since 1999.

(615) 895-0078


Jennifer Montgomery



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