DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES, INC.
 

For over 35 years, Development Associates, Inc., has provided our clients with best-in-class, strategic and collaborative commercial development and real estate services that time and again deliver successful returns.

 

We pride ourselves on maintaining only the highest level of integrity and quality in all phases of our work and have found success in focusing on the details and demanding the same from the professional teams with whom we collaborate.

 

In an industry that is not without risk management, our clients can count on our stellar reputation and outstanding track record of transforming strategic land positions into high-quality, wealth-building investments. Ultimately, our goal is and will always be to create the highest value we can pass along to our clients.

 

We invite you to learn more about what makes DAI different and how our collaborative partnership will take your project to new heights.

OUR TEAM

6764 #2_edited.jpg

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

MIKE KISTLER

For over 35 years, Kistler has been heavily involved with the growth and development of Western Chatham County bringing forth viable and quality developments year over year. See his full bio here.

6862_edited.jpg

VICE PRESIDENT

GUy DAVIDSON

After spending a decade acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the development business under the guidance of DAI’s managing partner, Mike Kistler, Guy now oversees the daily operations at DAI. See full bio here.

6784_edited.jpg

BROKER IN CHARGE

KATIe CHANCY

Katie oversees DAI’s Property Management division and growing real estate portfolio. She is also the lead commercial broker and leasing agent for a range of independent investors and clients. See full bio here.

6731_edited.jpg

SALES ASSOCIATE

Carla simerly

With over 19 years of commercial real estate experience, Carla brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her work at DAI where she helps run the day-to-day operations of the office, and property management division. See full bio here.

DAI_AndrewBenton_Small.jpg

SALES ASSOCIATE

andrew benton

Andrew began his career as an appraiser where he gained experience in the valuation of various types of commercial and residential real estate. At DAI, he represents a diverse of list clients and their residential and mixed-use properties. See full bio here.

6829_edited.jpg

DOCK MASTER

Rory Jose

Rory Jose grew up in a small coastal town in Maine. During the summer months, he worked at a local marina which lead to a lifelong love of the water, specifically sailing and fishing. See full bio here.

 

kATIE JOYNER

Katie Joyner serves as the Executive Assistant to Guy Davidson.

 

Prior to joining DAI Commercial, Katie served as a Marketing and Public Relations Consultant for the Small Business Assistance Corporation. She also worked for Dulany Industries for six years as the Corporate Relations Director.

 

Katie graduated with a degree in English Communications and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She is an active member of the community and currently serves as the Membership Chair for the Metropolitan Rotary. Through her engagement with Rotary, she has worked with many organizations on volunteer activities including Habitat for Humanity, Loop It Up, and Girls on the Run.