Andrew Gyorkos

Principal Broker


Andrew has over 15 years of real estate experience with a concentration on commercial property acquisitions and leasing of industrial, retail, and office space. He enjoys both the challenges and rewards that go into a successful commercial real estate project and is very excited to work on third party brokerage accounts and manage Kalamazoo Commercial Real Estate’s group of properties with his partner T.J. Ward. 


Since 2003, Andrew has also owned and operated a multifamily real estate management company, Double A Properties LLC., where he purchased and fully renovated/leased distressed housing in the City of Kalamazoo. He has found much success with these investments, and looks forward to bringing his expertise in real estate, lease negotiations, project management, finance, and construction to your projects.

Andrew attended Western Michigan University (WMU) for undergrad and in 2000 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. Then after 2 years in the financial industry he returned to WMU and in 2003 he received his master’s degree in Management. Andrew moved to the Kalamazoo area in 1997 to attend WMU from the Metro Detroit Area. Andrew and his wife Amy have three children, and reside in Plainwell. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys recreational time in Northern Michigan, hunting and fishing, “chasing” his three amazing kids and wife, coaching wrestling, and is very active within the Kalamazoo Rugby community.

Michigan Licensed Real Estate Broker


Michigan Licensed Residential Builder


Member ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) since 2014


Member GKAR (Greater Kalamazoo Area of Realtors)


Member of CBOR (Commercial Board of Realtors)

T.J. Ward

Partner - Commercial Realtor



T.J. has experience in marketing, sales, leasing, tenant representation, commercial development, and project specific financing and is looking forward to assisting you with your commercial real estate.

T.J. also owns and manages a portfolio of multifamily, retail, and office properties in the Greater Kalamazoo Area.

T.J. attended Ferris State University (Go Bulldogs!), where he graduated with an associate’s degree in Graphic Design and a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications. T.J. moved to the Kalamazoo area in 2013 from the Lansing area, but originally hails from Ann Arbor. T.J. and his wife Kasey live in the Richland area with their daughter Grace. In his time away from the office, he enjoys golfing, spending time at his family’s cabin in Northern Michigan, and brewing and drinking craft beer.

Michigan Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


Member ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)


Member GKAR (Greater Kalamazoo Area of Realtors)


Member of CBOR (Commercial Board of Realtors)

Shelby Davis

Accounting Manager


Shelby has experience in real estate, urban planning and financial account keeping.  Her family is involved in multiple facets of the real estate industry and she has years of experience working in their real estate appraiser business and managing their portfolio of vacation rental properties. 


Shelby has experience in urban planning and GIS, which she gained while working in the Planning and Zoning Department in her hometown. More recently, Shelby gained two years experience in financial account keeping. She excels at paying great attention to detail and helping her clients find solutions that best suit them. 


Shelby attended Virginia Tech, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Planning.  Originally growing up in a small town in Virginia, Shelby moved to Chicago following college graduation.  After working and living in a big city for a bit, she relocated to Kalamazoo in 2015.  In her free time, Shelby and her boyfriend Andy enjoy running about with their two dogs, being involved in the Kalamazoo Rugby community, traveling to explore new places and visiting family & friends all over the country.

Loren Souers

Commercial Realtor


Loren brings 11 years of experience in sales, marketing and management to Kalamazoo CRE and has spent the last several years honing his skills in Business Brokerage and Real Estate. He excels in creating lasting connections and creatively solving problems. Loren has always had an interest in Real Estate and found that the Commercial sector fit him well. He is invested in a growing number of properties throughout the greater Kalamazoo area.

Loren is a graduate of Western Michigan University, with a bachelor’s degree in Communication (2007) and a Master’s in Business Administration (2012). Between degrees, he spent time living and working in San Diego, California, where he managed staffing for several healthcare facilities. In order to obtain his M.B.A., Loren moved back home to the Kalamazoo area and has remained there ever since. He now resides in Portage with his wife, Tessa, and their two children, Porter and Aubrey. Outside of work, Loren enjoys golfing, soccer, and spending time on the water with his family at Fishers Lake. 

Michigan Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


Member GKAR (Greater Kalamazoo Area of Realtors)


Member of CBOR (Commercial Board of Realtors)


Member of CAR (Commercial Alliance of Realtors)


Member of MBBA (Michigan Business Broker Association)

Carolyn Hawkins

Office Manager


Carolyn has over 10 years of experience in office management, construction, construction management and property insurance claims negotiation.


Carolyn was studying at the Art Institute-Chicago when she was presented with an opportunity to open her own general contracting company specializing in insurance claim restoration for residential, commercial and industrial properties.  She became a licensed Public Adjuster in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, and Colorado.  She ran a successful Public Adjusting Firm as well as a General Contracting company based in Chicago, Illinois.  After spending 10 years in Chicago, Carolyn made a life change to come back to her roots in the Kalamazoo area.

Carolyn moved back to the Kalamazoo area in 2018 to be closer to her family.  In addition to working as the office manager, she is also studying at Kalamazoo Valley with plans to complete her bachelor’s degree in Business from Western Michigan University.  In her free time, Carolyn enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family and her two dogs.


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501 West Willard Street

Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007