Sharon H. Merrick
Southwick Farm
P.O. Box 730
Keswick, Virginia  22947
slhmerrick@gmail.com
Cell: 540.406.7373(call or text)

Education

MBA Degree 1983, Tulane University
Elected to Beta Gamma Sigma
Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

B.A. Degree Economics 1979
Randolph-Macon Woman’s College
(co-ed Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA)

Professional

Roy Wheeler Realty Company, 2002-present

  • Associate Broker; Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina
  • Specializing in Land, Country Houses, Equestrian Properties, Sporting Estates, Gentleman Farms & Fine Properties
  • Member of Virginia Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors

 

Wells Fargo National Bank/First Union National Bank
Wachovia Securities, Charlotte NC, 1986-2002

  • Director & Senior Vice President
  • Commercial Real Estate Investment and Private Debt Placements
  • Underwrote and handled over $6 billion in Real Estate Transactions.
  • Last Private Placement Transaction: Federal Realty Investment Trust, $152 million Private Debt

Professional Associations
Urban Land Institute (ULI) Active Member, Charlotte Chapter (1994-2003)

  • Specializing in Smart Growth Initiatives and Mixed-Use Developments

Brays Island Colony Plantation (1991-2001)

  • Member, Board Member and Treasurer
  • As Treasurer, structured the financing plan and negotiated the Line of Credit with Bank to convert from Development to Equity Ownership.  The 5,500-acre Plantation offers a wide array of amenities: shooting, hunting, golf, equestrian, boating and fishing.

Personal

Grace Episcopal Church, Keswick, VA

  • Active member, Alter Guild, Vestry Member 3-year term, Treasurer 2-year term.  Represented the Church’s Sale of the Rectory and the Acquisition of adjoining Land.

Memberships

  • Keswick Hunt Club
  • Keswick Garden Club
  • Keswick Country Club