The Hammonds Group, Inc.
The Hammonds Group, Inc. is a real estate solutions company providing for the needs of residential and commercial clients in the Greater Nashville area. We are a full service real estate firm offering brokerage, management, appraisal and consulting services. As your top experts in the local market, we’ll ensure you are informed and well educated throughout the process. Our mission is To Connect, Improve, and Impact the Lives of People.
Corey Hammonds | Founder & Owner
Theodore Ensley, Jr.
Born in raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Ted Ensley has 45 plus years of experience in the Real Estate industry as a Broker and Sales Agent. Ted owned and operated his own residential brokerage firm for over 20 years before joining The Hammonds Group, Inc. In addition to his experience as a licensed Broker, Ted is also a licensed Certified Residential Appraiser in the State of Tennessee. Over the years Ted has accomplished many accolades in the residential real estate industry and also serves as a specialist in personal financial planning services since 1971.
Catrena S. Thompson, A Native of Urbana, Illinois, is a graduate of Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. She has earned an Associates Degree from Keller School of Management in Human Resources. Ms. Thompson completed her Masters of Organizational Management from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2003. She has over 17 years of management experience specializing in Human Resources and Recruitment. Ms. Thompson has extensive knowledge of organizational management procedures. Along with her passion for real estate Ms. Thompson also serves as Assistant Vice President for Citizens Savings Bank & Trust in Nashville.
Born and raised in Nashville, TN, George “Maurice” Lewis is passionate about helping others succeed for a better future. Maurice attended Whites Creek Comprehensive High School and he is a member of the IBEW Electrical Union where he continues to grow his network. Maurice is a licensed affiliate broker and joined The Hammonds Group, Inc. in July 2021.
Drew Myers was born in Iowa but moved to Nashville, TN before starting school. After graduating from Hillwood High School he obtained his Business Administration degree from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Drew has been in the real estate industry in some capacity since 2002. He spent 17 years working for an asset management company who had marketing contracts with HUD. He worked closely with listing brokers and handled review of the appraisals, which is when he realized that becoming an appraiser was his true calling. In 2020, Drew obtained his Appraiser Trainee license and joined forces with The Hammonds Group shortly after to launch his career as an appraiser.
On a personal note, Drew has two daughters who are both married, Maria Myers Kirby (Physical Therapist) and Layne Myers Businda (Elementary School Teacher). He has always been an avid sports fan, which led him to becoming a high school and college football official, which he is still actively involved in.
Real estate has been Phillip’s passion since entering the industry in 1997. Phillip is a realtor and staff appraiser for The Hammonds Group. His expertise is in residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and special-use property valuations as well as land surveying and title analyses. Phillip also holds the distinction of being a licensed commercial drone pilot (Part 107 SUAS Certified) and enjoy utilizing drone technology for aerial photography, videography, 2D & 3D orthomosaic maps, 3D modeling of properties and agricultural crop analyses. When not working, I enjoy reading, astronomy, tennis and following a lifestyle program for optimal health.