Meet Our Team

Browning-Gordon manages unique, individual properties in all price ranges. Originally established in the 1960's, we serve a growing need for a professional property management company that specializes in residential properties. We remain locally owned and operated. Our main focus is managing single family homes, condominiums, townhomes and duplexes. We also employ licensed real estate professionals to lease and manage your properties.

Amy Clough » President
Shelly Hopkins » Vice President/Senior Property Manager
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Shelly Hopkins has been in Middle Tennessee since 1983 and started her property management career in 1994 on-site in multi-family management. Shelly has been a licensed agent since 1998 and came to work with us in 2000. Shelly manages a portfolio of approximately 275 units. She markets and shows properties, negotiates new leases and renewals, makes new owner presentations, and works directly with the owners. She attended MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University). Shelly is active with the local chapter of NARPM, having served as President of the Board of Directors in 2009 and again in 2017. Shelly also received her RMP® (Residential Management Professional) designation from NARPM in 2009.
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Teresa Cole » Property Manager
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Teresa started with Browning-Gordon in 2008 as Assistant Property Manager. She soon earned her real estate license. In 2015 Teresa was promoted to Property Manager. She manages a portfolio of approximately 200 units. She markets and shows properties, negotiates leases and renewals, and works directly with the owners. Teresa is also active with local chapter of NARPM and has served on the Board of Directors since 2016.
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Barb Hendershot » Principal Broker
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Barb has lived in Nashville since 1996, and has worked in the property management industry since 1999.  She has extensive knowledge and  experience in the management of both multi-family and scattered-site properties.

 In 2005, Barb joined the team at Browning-Gordon as bookkeeper. Initially, her job responsibilities included the handling of all rent collections and payment arrangements, as well as processing monthly owner statements. 

In 2006, Barb attained her State of Tennessee real estate license, thereby enabling her to assist company property managers with showing properties, as well as acting as an alternate for lease signings.

In 2019, Barb was designated as the Executive Assistant to the President. While continuing to function as company bookkeeper, she added the following responsibilities to her schedule: providing daily administrative support to the President; entering all new owner, property, and tenant information into the company database; processing all vendor invoices monthly; and, coordinating with vendors to ensure that their insurance certificates were accurate and current. 

In 2020, Barb completed her 30-hour broker management class and became a Broker for BGC and moved into the position of Assistant Controller in 2021.

Most recently, Barb has been designated as the Principal Broker for BGC, has become a member of NARPM, and continues to work closely with the President.

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Kim Estes » Office Manager
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Kim was our bookkeeper in 1996-1997 before she left to raise her son, and she returned to us in 2010 as our receptionist/administrative assistant. In 2021, Kim was promoted to Office Manager for Browning-Gordon. Kim is still the friendly voice who answers the phone when you call our office. She can answer your general questions, route your calls to appropriate staff, and is critical to the effective communication between staff within our office as well as our clients and tenants.

Kim is integral in assisting the bookkeeper with collections and navigating our online payment system, in addition to keeping our vendor’s insurance files up-to-date. She handles all of our administrative duties within the office, from keeping our supplies stocked to coordinating the distribution of our incoming mail to all employees, as well as handling the updating of our advertising websites daily, managing the office calendar and maintaining the weekly property availability list.
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Cori Lingam » New Business Development/Property Manager
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Cori started to work for us in the beginning of 2018. She is a graduate of Oregon State University as well as an Oregon native and has been in Nashville since 2013. Cori handles liaising with new owners and bringing properties on board. She also acts as the property manager for a small portfolio of properties where she handles all aspects of management.
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Dave Hendershot » Maintenance Coordinator
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Dave hails from Washington, New Jersey where he lived with his parents and six siblings until he graduated from high school and made the decision to join the United States Navy.

Dave spent 13 years serving in the US Navy traveling the world serving as Petty Officer First Class. In 1989, Dave was awarded a Joint Service Commendation Medal by H. Norman Schwarzkopf for meritorious service for the Armed Forces of the United States.

In 1993, Dave moved to Largo, Florida where he began his career in property management, managing apartments, condominiums, and commercial properties. In 2000, Dave moved to the Middle TN area and continued his career in property management, managing a portfolio of nearly 300 scattered site homes and managing a team of leasing agents.

Dave previously served on the Board of Directors as President of the local Nashville chapter of NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers). Dave joined the team at Browning-Gordon in January 2023, and is Teresa’s Assistant and Maintenance Coordinator.

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Katherine Shannon » Maintenance Coordinator
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Katherine grew up in Middle Tennessee, starting her career in Property Management fresh out of high school as a Quality Assurance Manager in Franklin, TN. Since then, she has grown her portfolio in both Leasing and Assistant Management- and has now been in the industry for five years, taking a small hiatus to complete a Musical Theatre Contract in California. Since then, she has moved back to Nashville and loved the big city life! She is more than happy to have joined Browning-Gordon as of October 2023 and cannot wait to help the company’s tenants and owners with their property’s needs. She has been studying to get her Real Estate License over the years and is very excited to learn more about the industry!
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Beverly Browning » Consultant
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Beverly Browning is a Nashville native and graduated from Harpeth Hall School in 1978 and Auburn University in 1982 with a BS in Business Administration. Since that time, she has been in the property management industry. Her background includes multi-family and condominium/HOA management, but she found that managing scattered site residential rental properties was her favorite form of management. Beverly earned her Affiliate Broker's License in 1985 and her Broker's License in 1990.

Beverly is a charter member of NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers -1990) and she also helped to form the local chapter of NARPM in Nashville, Tennessee. She served on the National Board of Directors from 1992-1995 and has served on the Board of the local Nashville Chapter for many years.

Beverly served as President of Browning-Gordon from January 1990 until October of 2021. She remains active in the business in a consultative capacity.
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