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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

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.

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Corey Hammonds | Founder & CEO

Theodore Ensley, Jr.

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Catrena Thompson

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Maurice Lewis

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Drew Myers

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Jonathan Nolan

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Madison Leblanc

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Michelle Vida

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Sam Robinson

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Savannah Espinosa

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William Wilson

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Phillip Boals

Corey Hammonds | Founder & CEO

Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Corey has become a dominant force in the Nashville real estate scene.  Corey specializes in both residential and commercial real estate and his broad knowledge enables him to assist clients with both property types.  Many of his residential real estate clients often maintain commercial real estate investments as well. Corey is licensed in the state of Tennessee as a Real Estate Broker and  Certified General Appraiser as well. Corey’s passion for real estate began with his career in the banking industry at Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Company in Nashville.  After 10 years of mentorship, Corey became Vice President of Commercial Lending and Credit Administration before deciding to pursue goals of owning his own real estate firm.  Corey holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Real Estate Studies and is a graduate of the Paul W. Barret, Jr. Graduate School of Banking.

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 Thompson

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.

Maurice Lewis

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

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.

Jonathan Nolan

Jonathan Nolan is a member of the William Wilson Homes Team with THG.  Jonathan comes from a background in the corporate health care field and has been involved in corporate & clinical physical therapy for the past six years. Jonathan has a strong passion when it comes to helping others and is excited to bring this energy to our team and clients!

Madison Leblanc

Madison LeBlanc, from Southern California, has lived in Nashville for over 8 years.  She’s part of the William Wilson Homes Team with THG.

Madison has over 5 years of experience in marketing and social media branding that she’s adding to our elite team. When she’s not working with her clients to help them reach their real estate goals, she enjoys drawing, painting portraits spending time with animals and traveling.

Michelle Vida

Michelle has over 15 years of sales experience that she is bringing to the team. Michelle is no stranger to the home buying process. She comes from a family that has Woman-Owned Real Estate and Property Management businesses, giving Michelle a front row view of both processes. Michelle is excited to use her vast experience to help her clients achieve their home ownership goals.

When she’s not selling homes, Michelle enjoys spending as much time as she can with her daughter, who attends MTSU. When her daughter is busy, Michelle likes to unwind on stage. As a second-generation musician, she has toured the world with some of her favorite artists and still performs to this day.

Sam Robinson

Representing Greater-Nashville homeowners and future homeowners, Samuel is committed to listening to his clients’ needs and utilizing his negotiation skills to ensure a successful transaction.

 

After living in Cincinnati, Ohio, Samuel moved to Nashville where his wife is an attorney. His Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Management coupled with his three years in Insurance Marketing has provided him with valuable skills that he uses daily in real estate negotiations, educating his clients, and effectively marketing his team’s listings. Passionate about helping his clients achieve their wants and needs, Samuel enthusiastically and skillfully helps each client identify and reach their real estate goals.

Savannah Espinosa

Savannah is a Nashville Native and an all around Real Estate Specialist with a strong passion for connecting and executing for stellar results.  Savannah is a graduate of Spellman College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Psychology.  Savannah has been a Realtor since 2016 and her experience and expertise includes property management, sales, and investment opportunities.

William Wilson

Born and raised in Nashville, TN, William has become a dominant force in the Nashville real estate scene.  William is an award winning, Multi-Million Dollar producer who has a passion when it comes to helping others.  William is a licensed real estate broker and leader of William Wilson Homes, LLC.

Phillip Boals

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.

Our mission is To Connect, Improve and Impact the Lives of People.