Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest privately owned residential real estate company in the United States, welcomes Baxter “Bud” Kiger to its Triad office, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
“We are excited to announce that Bud Kiger has joined our team of highly trained professionals,” said Larry “Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “As the No. 1 brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region, we operate with an agent-first mentality. We look forward to the energetic partnership Bud has created by deciding to join the industry-leading Triad office and our company.”
Kiger is a North Carolina native who grew up in the Winston-Salem/Yadkinville area. He graduated from Yadkinville High School and joined the navy in 1964, serving two tours in Vietnam, concluding with Attack Squadron 165, A6 Intruders off the USS Ranger. After returning he continued his education and then spent 23 years working with Sara Lee Corp where he served as chairman for the logistics council, coordinating national contracts for the corporation.
Additionally, Kiger worked for Blue Rhino Corporation, where he helped create the company’s initial business plan in 1996 and served as senior vice president of operations until the company was sold in 2006. Kiger earned his real estate license in 2006 and worked for two competing brokerages in Raleigh before returning to Winston-Salem and joining Long & Foster, which recently expanded to the area.
“The services Long & Foster offers are second to none, and this will enable me to continue my successful career in providing my sellers and buyers of residential properties, as well as land, within the Triad with the very best services from the beginning to the closing table as we work together to achieve their desired goals,” Kiger said. “I look forward to assisting more local residents with their real estate objectives.”
“Long & Foster continues to lead the way with cutting-edge tools and technology, which attracts top real estate professionals such as Bud,” Heidi Eller, manager of the Triad office. “With the best-trained, best-equipped agents, Long & Foster is thrilled to help Winston-Salem area buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals.”
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