Congratulations to the 2023 Leadership Team!
2023 CTAR Board of Directors
The Charleston Trident Association of Realtors® (CTAR) has served as the “Voice of Real Estate” in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina for more than 100 years, issuing statistical analysis of market conditions, offering legislative support to its members and the industry at large and serving as the premier resource for all things real estate in the tri-county and outlying areas.
Congratulations to our 2023 CTAR Officers and Directors
Katesha Breland, President
Broker-in-Charge with Sweetgrass Realty Group, will serve as CTAR’s President in 2023. Katesha is passionate about the real estate industry, assisting her clients and serving within the association. She has served as President for the SC Residential Real Estate Council and Vice Chair for SCR Professional Development.
Drew Grossklaus, President-Elect
Broker-in-Charge with William Means Real Estate, will serve as First Vice President. Drew has been the Director of Sales and East Cooper Broker-in-Charge for William Means Real Estate for more than 10 years. During this time, he has led the firm to record growth and managed more than $1.5 billion in sales.
John Grisillo, First Vice President
John is a Charleston native and graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Upon graduation, John was commissioned into the US Army and served as an Airborne Ranger Infantry officer. He was awarded the Bronze Star with “V” Device for valor in combat in the Euphrates River Valley, Iraq. Since leaving the service, John has served in business leadership, sales roles and entrepreneurial endeavors. He founded The Compass Group, a national search firm that placed former military officers into Fortune 500 companies. He served as the Broker-in-Charge of the West Islands office from 2012-2018, and he currently serves as General Manager of Carolina One Real Estate – Charleston’s market leader and among the top 60 real estate firms in the country.
Matt is the founding Principal of Matt Anderson Properties and the Charleston Home Search team with the Boulevard Company. He was born and raised on Sullivans Island, has been selling real estate full-time since 2006, and consistently ranks amongst the top 1% of agents by volume in the Charleston Trident MLS. Matt has extensive experience working with Residential, Multi-Family, and Commercial investors/developers and his passion lies in the adaptive reuse of historically significant and urban infill projects on the Peninsula. Matt is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s local chapter, serves on the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Developers Council, and serves on the CTAR Board of Directors. Matt, his wife Karen, and their son Asher live in the Wagener Terrace neighborhood Downtown.
Jon Stroud, Immediate Past President
Broker Associate with The Boulevard Company, will serve as our Immediate Past President. Jon has been in the real estate industry for over 15 years and holds the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and e-Pro designations. He has served on the CTAR Board and as a Director and VP of Administration.
Also serving on the board in 2023:
Rob Woodul, 2023 SCR President
Corwyn Melette, 2023 SCR Secretary
Kimberly Lease, 2023 SCR Region 1 VP