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Meet The Team

Tammy Lyles

It is with great pleasure to take this opportunity to introduce myself and provide you with a few details on the Real Estate Services in which my Team and I provide. I am the Broker/Owner of S&M Realty of South Carolina. I am local and I take great pride in our community as well as in serving my clients and neighbors. When asking around, you will find that S&M Realty is highly respected, and I have earned my clients’ respect through many years of personal service in this community. No questions or concerns are too demanding, for we constantly research the latest market conditions and finance options.

As your Broker/Realtor, you can be confident that we will always put forth that extra effort whether assisting you with the purchase of a new property, the sale of a present property, managing your rental property or providing local information to new residents and businesses. With the resources and tools available at my disposal, I can assist you in making your property ownership goals a reality.

John H. Lyles
Property Manager/HUD Home Assistant

Salutations! I’m a South Carolina native and a retired U.S. Navy veteran after 24 years of service. I am a selfless motivated individual always looking for personal improvement to better serve others.

As a general management, professional with many years of experience working in a variety of military and operational settings, I thrive to promote my unique skillsets and experiences that suggest my competitive nature. My ambition is to provide the same level of proficiency coupled with a transparent attribute to my clients and renters. I’m a man of faith whom recognizes that I accomplish nothing on my own. Anything worth having that is of value doesn’t come without sacrifice. Let me find you the right place to call home.

Karen Alexander
Karen Alexander – Realtor

Hello to all, my name is Karen Alexander. After a successful 30-year career with AT&T, I decided to retire and relocate from Los Angeles, California to Columbia, SC. Having a strong background in business customer service has made my transition to Real-Estate a natural. Working in the absolutely challenging world of Real Estate has been an awesome experience. For me, joining S&M Realty of SC, was a perfect fit. Our goal is to go above and beyond our clients expectations. I love the interactions with my clients that Real Estate has afforded me. Whether your intent is to buy, sell or rent real estate, I will be with you every step of the way. I am passionate about the needs and goals of my clients. I want to make your journey fun yet seamless, so, we will have a few laughs along the way…. To ensure an efficient, complete and thorough service to my clients, I listen to all questions and or concerns which allows me the opportunity to do my very best to address all of your real estate needs. Please know that you are not only important to me, you are important to S&M Realty of SC. Can’t wait to meet you!

Ed Banks – Realtor

I have over 20 years combined experience in real estate sales and mortgage lending. I enjoy taking the lead in helping buyers find the perfect property that meets their needs. I equally thrive to work closely with sellers to get their perspective properties sold in the most efficient and quickest manner possible. I am committed to ensuring that all transactions in which I take part in are handled in honest, fair and always professional manner. I look forward to speaking with you soon to begin your home buying and/or selling process.