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Tommy Garten

Auctioneer / Broker

Office Phone: 540-962-1155

Mobile Phone: 540-969-9900

Tommy started in the Real Estate and Auction business at a young age.  He became a partner of Greenway’s Real Estate and Auction in 1974.  In 1986 his father passed away and became Owner, Broker, and Auctioneer of the company.  He is a 1970 graduated from Covington High School, 1972 graduated of Ferrum Jr. College with an Associate Degree, and a 1974 graduate of James Madison University with a B.S. in Marketing.  After completing his degree, Tommy graduated from Reppert School of Auctioneering.  He has since owned and managed several successful businesses here in the Alleghany Highlands.  He has been awarded the Covington High School Alumni of the Year, served as Board of Trustees at Ferrum College and appointed by Governor of State of Virginia-Auctioneer Regulator Board.  He has first-hand experience in owning and managing livestock and agricultural real estate.  Tommy’s experience, professionalism, integrity, and attention to detail are the foundation of his success.  He resides in the Alleghany Highlands with his wife, Marybeth.  They have two sons and three grandchildren they enjoy spending time with.

Matt Garten

Auctioneer / Associate Broker

Office Phone: 540-962-1155

Mobile Phone: 540-958-0415

Matt Garten has grown up in the Real Estate and Auction business. Since the age of 3 he could be found on Saturdays at his father’s feet holding up items for sale while the chant rang out. From there Matt moved into setting up sales, displays, listing sales, and taking bids while in high school and college.

In 2000 Matt obtained his auction license and began officially “crying” bids for Greenway’s.  Matt now holds auction and Real Estate Broker’s licenses in Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee.  He specializes in Auctions, and Commercial Real Estate sale and leasing.

Donna Keyser

Office Manager

Office Phone: 540-962-1155

Mobile Phone: 540-968-2341

After lengthy careers as both a certified massage therapist at The Homestead renowned resort and later as a legal assistant for a local family law practice, Donna began a new career as an accountant with Greenway’s Real Estate and Auction in the summer of 2012. She obtained her license as a real estate agent in October, 2013.

Donna thrives on remaining extremely active in her teenage daughters activities, while being a very dedicated office manager/sales agent with the Greenway’s family.

She welcomes a chance to work with you, whether assisting you in selling your home or in finding your dream home.

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Greenway’s Real Estate and Auction, Inc. is a family owned and operated Auction Company and has been actively conducting sales for over 70 years. Contact us today and let's get started!