Our Team


Amanda Sharkey - Principal / Owner

Amanda was born in Indiana but has spent most of her life in Marietta, Georgia.  She learned at a young age the value of hard work, patience, and imagination.  Amanda holds a degree in Business Management and Marketing from Georgia Southern University.  She is very involved in the Cobb County community, serving or assisting in various roles on community boards.  She is a very active mother of three beautiful children.  When not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family exploring Georgia's vast terrain in both the mountains of Blue Ridge and the beaches of the Golden Isles.  She is also a dedicated full-time Executive for a large global financial tech corporation. 

Kevin Smith - CEO & Managing Broker
Kevin is a highly active real estate investor in the Atlanta area.  He moved to Atlanta in 1992 from the Chicago area.  A native of Wisconsin, Kevin bleeds Green & Gold!  Go Pack Go!

Kevin manages multiple investment funds that focus on the residential market in Cobb, Cherokee, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties.  Holding a real estate Broker license for over 25 years, Kevin understands the complexities of the industry and is a wealth of knowledge.  Through his guidance and direction, we have been able to scale our business on both the investment and traditional transaction area of our business.  His leadership provides a great opportunity for our team to gain from his mentorship.

Kathy Head - Listing Agent
Kathy's background includes being a Membership/Marketing Director in the Private Country Club business for 12 years then owning and managing 3 Rental Condos on Panama City Beach for 8 years. These industries required excellent customer service; giving great customer service and communicating with your clients is two of the most important aspects of any business. She consistently delivers results.  Kathy understands that buying and selling a home is very emotional, so having the right agent is very important. She always goes the extra mile in helping clients and presenting homes in thier best light. de clutter and stage their homes (my forte) to show them in their best light.  Kathy works to ensure a smooth transaction and always gets top dollar for her clients! 

Tim Sharkey - Non-Executive Director
Tim Sharkey was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. He started investing in real estate in 2007.  Tim holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in business administration from Troy University. Tim is a licensed real estate professional and has representing over 1,000 transactions in Georgia and the Carolina's.  Tim is very active in the community and specifically with Cobb County workforce development and the local real estate market. 

Kevin Sharkey - Agent and Property Manager
Kevin Sharkey hails from Atlanta, Georgia, where he spent his early years before embarking on his higher education journey at Florida State University and the University of Georgia. With a career spanning over a decade in the healthcare sector, Kevin dedicated his expertise to both direct patient care and administrative roles, making a significant impact on many lives. Transitioning from healthcare to real estate, he now applies his passion for helping people at Sharkey Real Estate, serving the regions of North Florida and South Georgia.

Christopher A. Hoitink - Mozley, Finlayson,  & Loggins - Real Estate Council
Mr. Hoitink specializes in Residential Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Probate.  Mr. Hoitink was born in Marietta, Georgia.  He attended the University of Georgia, where he received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2005.  Mr. Hoitink went on to practice landscape architecture for 5 years before attending law school, earning his J.D., cum laude, in 2012.   

Alex Young -Insurance
Alex manages our insurance division of Sharkey Real Estate.  As an insurance wholesaler we are able to provide our clients with competitive pricing across all insurance carriers.  Therefore, our rates are the best in the business. We can insure your home, auto, property and life.  Alex is a graduate of Georgia State University in 2010.  He and his wife have two sons and three foster dogs.  Alex has been an insurance broker for over 10 years and his experience provides tremendous value to our clients.  

Geoff Smith - Assurance Financial. 
A mortgage banker with a strong passion for helping his community, Geoff works closely with people and their families so they may live comfortably in fantastic homes and neighborhoods in the Roswell area!

Geoff is an active member of his community serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, as well as holding the position of chairman for the Chambers Education Committee. He is also Secretary of the Roswell Youth Baseball Association and coaches his sons in football, baseball and basketball. Geoff enjoys golf, camping and traveling with his wife and two sons. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Justin Erdman - Residential Inspector
Since 2001, Justin has helped over 3,500 families purchase their new home. He is ICC (ICC # 5188681-R5) and CABO (CABO # 4436) Code certified for new construction inspections and a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI- # 243605).

Justin has a bachelor's degree from the College of Arts and Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Georgia State University.  Justin takes the time to make sure you understand the condition of the house and what you need to know to maintain it once you move in.  He provides the knowledge you need to make an informed decision.

Emily Carter - Director, Marketing
As Director of Marketing, Emily is the conductor of the machine that sells real estate.  She builds and manages all marketing policies of the company.  This includes, creation, design, and implementation strategies.  With over 10 years of experience in real estate, Emily brings passion and knowledge that has proven to be highly effective in today's market.   Emily is highly involved in the PTA and loves helping inspire people to reach their potential.  Emily's attention to detail and focus have proven to be a huge asset in her success.  She brings creativity to a new level and is always challenging the norm.