Fred Freyer

 

Fred Freyer (pronounced "Frayer") is an Associate Broker with Don Wright & Associates, 119 Marina Drive, St. Simons Island, Ga. 31522

Fred can be reached at 912-230-0539 

Freyer began his commercial real estate career with Adair Realty & Loan Company in Atlanta specializing in land for development and investment. He and Richard Uberto formed Property Systems Corporation, which became the premier land brokerage company in an 18-county metro Atlanta area. The company was recognized as a pioneer in the use of computer technology in the land business.

In addition to his expertise in land, Fred has brokered and/or owned shopping centers, apartments, office buildings and warehouses.

In 1993, Fred was co-founder and initial president of the first commercial real estate board in the United States - the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, with 1,200 charter members. He is a life member of the Million Dollar Club of the Commercial Board. He designed and taught the first commercial continuing education course in Georgia, entitled Understanding and Negotiating Land Transactions.

Fred moved to St. Simons Island in 2001 and in 2003 became the Executive Director of the St. Simons Land Trust, which he served until 2006 when he opened a commercial brokerage office on St. Simons. In June 2011, Fred joined forces with Don Wright & Associates.

Fred has been very active in community affairs serving as:
•Chairman of Georgia Coast Rail-Trail, Inc.
•Executive Director of the St. Simons Land Trust
•Board member of The Coastal Symphony of Georgia
•Graduate of Leadership Glynn
•Member of the St. Simons Rotary Club
•Member of Christ Church Frederica
•Senior Warden of Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Atlanta
•Executive Committee member of the Gwinnett County Home Builders Association
•Board member of the Gwinnett County Council for Quality Growth

Fred was born in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from the University of The South at Sewanee and earning an MBA from Emory University, Fred received a direct commission in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps where he served for three years active duty ending with the rank of captain.

Fred is married to the former Elizabeth Thomas of Jesup, Ga., and has three grown children and three grandchildren.  His passion besides commercial real estate is tennis.  He has been ranked #1 in singles and doubles in his age group In Georgia.