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Real Estate Agents

We, at Duckworth Properties, are committed to uphold a standard of excellence for the benefit of our clients, community and each other.

Our agents are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and embracing the values of integrity, accountability and loyalty. We observe the Realtor Code of Ethics.

We pledge to give clients our best effort and to better serve them by pursuing continuing education and advanced training in our chosen field. Our goal at Duckworth Properties is to make every real estate transaction a rewarding experience for our clients.


LeAnn Duckworth,  Broker / President

Elegant Island Living Realtor of the Year 2014 and 2017

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Through her commitment to excellence and personal service, LeAnn Duckworth, Broker/Owner of Duckworth Properties, has become one of the most highly regarded Realtors in the Golden Isles. She was voted The Best Agent of 2014 and 2017 by Elegant Island Living and has held a Circle of Excellence status since 2001. Over the past 18 years, LeAnn has been very successful in Sales, Developments and Investments throughout the county and is familiar with both the new home construction and the residential resale markets. She has the knowledge, resources, and expertise to market your home effectively, and to help you choose the right neighborhood, the right schools and the right builder for you and your family.

LeAnn believes key element of real estate is developing relationships and building trust with her clients. When you meet LeAnn you will quickly realize you have gained a true friend! She knows how to listen and always puts the needs and wants of her clients first. LeAnn truly enjoys working with her clients and helping them through the process of buying or selling a home.


Elle Smith Photography- Hannah Melton-DSC_9133- Low ResHannah Melton, Associate Broker

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Hannah was born, raised and has lived in the local community for over 29 years. At the age of 18, Hannah acquired her Georgia real estate license and has recently obtained her Georgia Broker’s license. Upon graduating from Georgia Southern University in 2009, with a Bachelor’s in Business Management & Finance, she began her career in real estate with Duckworth Properties. Hannah’s background in finance along with her superior knowledge of the local market makes her a single point of contact for all your home buying needs. Hannah maintains her ranking within the industry and surpasses her quotas, as one of the top producing agents within the firm. Within the past year, she has reached over $6.1 million in sales! When Hannah is not working with buyers and sellers to find their next dream home, you can find her with family and friends enjoying the outdoors!

989311c3-5fec-4a82-bdb2-bfd8ac7783aaAngela Golden, REALTOR


Angela moved to the Golden Isles in 2000 with her family. She is from the Atlanta area and has 3 children, 3 grand children and 2 poodles, Baby and Max.

aka The Golden Girl… for top productivity, high energy, creativity, and working hard to achieve a loyal customer base during a sluggish economy… she continued to focus on helping homeowners with short sales during the downturn in 2007 to assist underwater home owners.  Angela Loves working with people!  “I really enjoy my job and want your Real Estate experience to be enjoyable, memorable and fun! Going Above and Beyond the call… Consistently Exceeding the Expectations of my clients while creating everlasting Friendships!” With over 21 Years of Sales and Marketing Experience, combined with vast knowledge of New Home Construction, Relocation and Short Sales, she can assist you with all aspects of the Real Estate Market.  With sales over 8 million to date in 2014, she understands the needs of buyers and works to obtain the highest price for a seller.  Let her experience guide you through the excitement of buying a new home in Brunswick and the Golden Isles!

When not working, you might find her boating with her husband Steve, helping the community through her local church, or visiting the grandchildren in Atlanta!

Tracey Gonzalez

Tracey Gonzalez, REALTOR, ABR


Born and raised in South Georgia, Tracey has been a realtor for over 8 years and has seen the real estate market change quite a bit. Knowledge and experience gives her the confidence that’s needed in supporting both buyer and sellers. ABR certified allows Tracey to work with buyers and represent their best interests in real estate purchases. Being familiar with the area, and the current real estate market conditions makes Tracey a valuable asset to buyers and sellers, as well as those who are looking for the right investment property.  Dedication, honesty and integrity is what Tracey has to offer, and her promise and commitment to you will be just that! A promise and commitment!  “I will do my absolute best to represent you and your interest. I look forward to working with you, and always appreciate your loyalty and referrals!” ~Tracey




Lori McCormick, REALTOR

2016 “Rookie of the Year”


Lori was born and raised in North Carolina, where she graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in public relations and minor in business management. She then started her career in the hotel industry where she worked her way from a front desk associate to general manager of various Marriott Hotels. In 2012 Lori moved to the Golden Isles with her husband and 2 young daughters. She felt an instant connection with the southern charm and endless opportunities that the Golden Isles has to offer. When Lori is not selling real estate she is spending time with her husband and daughters. Lori and her family love being outdoors and enjoy many days on the beautiful beaches on St. Simons Island where they live. Lori is highly motivated and sincerely dedicated with precise attention to detail. She’s a go-getter in the real estate industry and her outgoing personality and professionalism is just what you need whether you are purchasing or selling your home. Passion for delivering successful results for her clients and building lasting relationships. Lori looks forwarding to helping you “Unlock Your Dreams.”


Michelle Buchannan, REALTOR


As a native of South East Georgia, naturally Michelle is a DIEHARD “DAWG” FAN!  She loves the South with all her heart and enjoys life to its fullest.  Michelle and her husband Jonathan, have 4 wonderful children and 2 beautiful grandsons, who they love spending time with, as well as their friends. When not working, you can find Michelle enjoying her second passion of skydiving. She LOVES the free fall as there is no other feeling like it in the world. From working in sales for many years,  Michelle decided to redirect her focus on something a little different. Working in sales has given her many opportunities.  She has cultivated a good rapport with the public and made many friendships throughout the Golden Isles. She loves meeting new people and being a highly motivated person with extensive knowledge of the area, Michelle felt that the Real Estate Market would be the perfect avenue for her. “Hitting the ground running”  is something she has pride in and with some consideration, she decided to take that leap. As your Realtor,  Michelle will go above and beyond to find that home and/or commercial property that meets your needs. With the understanding that buying a new property is a huge decision, she will make sure your experience is enjoyable and worry-free. Being creative, hardworking and fun are just a few qualities Michelle can offer and knows that she can be an asset to clients/customers. “At the end of every day, no matter the circumstances, I thank God for my many blessings, this job being high on the list!”

Becca Gould

Rebecca Gould, REALTOR

2015 “Rookie of the Year”


Rebecca Gould is a seventh generation native to the Golden Isles with a passion for the area she serves. She is familiar with all of the neighborhoods, and has the ability to assist you in selecting the best one for your family’s needs. As a lifelong resident of St. Simons Island, Rebecca can put her insider knowledge to work to find a special property in your neighborhood of choice. Rebecca also uses the newest Internet marketing tools to depict your property to the broadest possible range of qualified buyers.With a background in equestrian sports, hunting and fishing she can also assist in the special needs of fellow outdoors men and women in finding or selling properties with unique features such as equine facilities, acreage and/or water access. Why select Rebecca Gould? She genuinely listens to you and will work tirelessly on your behalf. Whether looking to purchase, sell, rent or invest Rebecca Gould will work diligently to provide exceptional service with a smile.




Brittany Lairsey, REALTOR


Brittany grew up in blackshear, Georgia.  After graduating from Georgia Southern University, she moved to Glynn County.  Brittany is a Georgia Southern Alumna (GO EAGLES).  She loves the Golden Isles and does not plan on ever leaving.  She enjoys spending time soaking in the coastal lifestyle by fishing with her husband. Brittany is passionate about the needs and goals of her clients.  She specializes in bringing peace of mind to home buyers and sellers through listening to their desires.  Her experience in marketing, promotion, and management of properties allows for her to successfully help buyers find their dream home and sellers effortlessly sell their homes.  She utilizes the latest technologies to market her properties and stays up to date on real estate trends to better help her clients.  Brittany has a love for the Golden Isles and is excited to assist buyers in making it their home!



Nia Thompson, REALTOR


Nia Thompson is passionate about the infinite possibilities of a “Coastal Lifestyle By Design” through Real Estate.  Exceeding her clients expectations helping them to discover the value in building wealth and the power of ownership.   She  is committed to operating at a level of excellence, being one of integrity, loyalty and dedication to professionalism and offering client level services.  Focused on building lifetime relationships, creating wealth, and developing endeavors in the Real Estate Industry.  Always eager to learn and enhance personal knowledge and skills to be an asset in the business of Real Estate.  Residential, Commercial, Investments, Luxury Real Estate/Luxury Real Estate Developments, Vacation Homes and Interior Design are areas of focus.  She is inspired by this generation’s expression of a new kind of luxury.  Luxury is about freedom – freedom to do what you want and that’s creating your own “Life Style By Design”.  She is an experienced REALTOR who believes that anything is possible.  A member of  The Golden Isles Association of REALTORS, a Real Estate Consultant and Speaker for Home Buyer Education Work Shops and Seminars in and throughout the Golden Isles and surrounding areas, helping individuals with the ownership process creating a Coastal Lifestyle By Design..


Gloria Overholt, REALTOR


Gloria has lived in Wayne County for the past 15 years. Her determination to uphold a tradition of trust, integrity, and expertise has earned Gloria a long list of clients who recommend her at every opportunity. Using the internet marketing tools to expose your property to the widest possible range of qualified buyers she knows  the neighborhoods inside -out and can help you select the best one for your family needs
Prior to selling real estate she has worked side by side with her husband in his construction firm helping clients navigate  choosing all the design elements while building their customized dream home. Meeting new people and helping clients find the right house to call home is her passion. Naturally she loves the challenge of seeing the potential in existing homes and  creating beautiful spaces .She holds a diploma in interior design from the Interior Design Institute. She says that what makes Wayne County the best place in the world to live, is all the beautiful people that make up the community.  In her free time, Gloria is busy cooking, reading, and spending time with her  husband and their three beautiful children.

Barbara and Michael Roberts, REALTORS

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Michael and Babs Roberts have been Realtors for a combined 30 plus years. They have experienced all or the ups, downs and inbetweens of Real Estate . They listen to your real estate needs, understanding that not all transactions are “as seen on TV!” Their team approach provides you with accessibility. If one is occupied the other is at the ready prepared to help you when you need it.

Babs is a South Carolina native and a local Georgia resident of 30 years. A former RN practicing in Cardiac and ER nursing, she has assessed, listened to and provided solutions for the needs of many people. Real Estate requires the same professional approach. Currently a Georgia Realtor® since 2005, a member of the National Association of Realtors and Golden Isles Association of Realtors, she has GRI and e-Pro designations. Changing legal and professional requirements locally and nationally are met through continuing education. Knowledge of the Real Estate market allow her to keep you updated on your personal interests as well as future changes as they are introduced. When you are ready to buy or Sell residential property for personal or investment purposes, know that your concerns will be listened to and maintained professionally and confidentially. When you’re ready, “BuyWithBabs!”

Michael’s training and experience is wide and varied. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with advanced Degrees in Psychometrics and Clinical Psychology. After private practice, his business, administrative and teaching skills lead him to the automotive industry, where he developed a unique approach to business growth in the Fleet and Commercial areas. He is a Florida native and a local Georgia resident for 30 years. A member of the National Association and Golden Isles Association of Realtors®, he is an Associate Broker with a focus on Real Estate Investors and Sellers. He knows the nooks and crannies of Southeast Georgia and provides prompt and up to date information to help you make positive decisions for your interests.


Theresa Reed, REALTOR


I am a native of Sapelo Island Ga. I have worked for the federal government with more than 25 years of diversified administrative experience, possessing strong personnel, and human relations skills. I have traveled abroad and CONUS and worked with customers on all levels, from different ethnic groups (military and civilian). I am a stranger to no one. I am a person of excellence, integrity and good moral values. I have experience building my own home, relocating and looking for a new home. I look forward to helping you find the home you desire. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends.




Jerry Mleko, REALTOR


Kristen Welch Kennedy, REALTOR


Kristen brings to the office six years of real estate experience as well as nine years of marketing experience. She has a B. B. A. with a major in Marketing from Valdosta State University and was formerly the Marketing Specialist for another real estate brokerage. Her background offers an edge in creativity and overall efficiency in the market enhancing her ability to assist buyers and sellers in today’s real estate industry. With roots in Wayne County as a Screven resident, she can is now specializing in the local market of Jesup and neighboring counties, and is able to represent clients with personal knowledge of the community.  She is very outgoing and professional and seeks to provide her clients with a positive, satisfactory experience.