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John Sandlin


John Sandlin founded Clarendon Properties in 2008. As president, he is involved in all aspects of Clarendon’s business including locating, analyzing and recommending potential opportunities for commercial development.  He brings an extensive background in commercial real estate development, finance, asset and operations management. John uses his experience as an owner and investor in several commercial income property projects and experience in financing, equity sourcing and transaction structuring to deliver the successful results Clarendon is known for. He has developed numerous retail projects, dental offices and hotels (primarily Hilton and Marriott).

John holds a BA from Wake Forest University and holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. His emphasis of studies were in finance and real estate development in the construction industry. He is also a Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI) and a licensed Broker In Charge. Through the Realtor National Marketing Institute, he completed numerous courses of study including Fundamentals of Real Estate Investment and Taxation as well as Fundamentals of Location and Market Analysis.

John is very active in the community and has held leadership positions of various charitable and civic organizations including Cameron Executive Network- Cameron School of Business-University of North Carolina Wilmington, Board of Directors of the Duke Management Game at Fuqua School of Business, Divisional Coordinator for the United Way, Executive Board of Directors for Boy Scouts of America, Board of Trustees- Wrightsville United Methodist Church, Board of Directors and Volunteer for New Hanover County Meals on Wheels Council on Aging & more.

Gale Wallace


Gale Wallace joined Clarendon Properties, LLC in 2012 and has over 30 years of real estate experience. She has an extensive property management and construction background, is a Certified Property Manager and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. This diverse experience allows her to review and negotiate leases, purchase agreements and development contracts, assist in site selection and research, coordinate and assist in the design of the hotels and medical offices.  She is heavily involved in the oversight of the many facets of project development including construction, FF&E purchasing and installation.

Gale was raised in Detroit Michigan and she and her family relocated to Wilmington, NC in 2004. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University and holds a North Carolina Brokers license.  She is an active member of Cape Fear CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) as well as a member of the IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management).

Jack Sandlin


Jack Sandlin joined Clarendon Properties, LLC in the Summer of 2021. He graduated from NC State’s Poole College of Management with a finance degree and worked in the pharmaceutical industry before joining the firm.

In his role as project manager, Jack works closely with each member of the Clarendon team to service bidding, contracts, site selection, monitoring development budgets and more. He has worked extensively to grow his knowledge of different hotel brands as well as his understanding of FFE ordering and facilitation.

As a native to Wilmington, Jack is involved with the First Tee of Greater Wilmington and assists with fundraising and marketing/communications to help children in the community build character and life skills through golf.

Lisa Morris


Lisa Morris joined Clarendon Properties, LLC in 2019 as Operations Manager and
brought with her 25+ years of Business Operations Management, Financial
Administration, and Customer Service experience.  Most recently, prior to joining
Clarendon, she worked for a commercial real estate firm in Wilmington as Closing
Coordinator for all purchases and leases, as well as handled their operating and
trust account financials. 

In her role as Operations Manager at Clarendon, Lisa’s main responsibilities
center around financial oversight for project budgets and monthly reporting,
however, her great range of experience makes her a valuable asset to Clarendon’s hotel and retail development where she has assisted with reviewing leases,
purchase agreements, and development contracts.

Lisa was raised in Wake Forest, NC and relocated to Wilmington, NC in 2009.  She
is the proud mother of 3 children, and 2 grandchildren, Cohen, and Noah Claire that are her world!

Anna Frazier Sandlin


Anna Frazier Sandlin  joined Clarendon Properties, LLC in the Summer of 2020 to head up social media marketing and public relation initiatives. A graduate of NC State’s College of Textiles with a creative background, brand management and graphic design come second nature. 

While Anna Frazier’s initial interest was to increase Clarendon’s virtual footprint, she also hopes to use her position to help the Clarendon team get more involved in the Greater Wilmington Community through humanitarian efforts.

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Clarendon Properties, LLC
107 Stokley Drive Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 256-4841