T. Kyle Swicegood, CAI, BAS, GPPA, CCIM
T. Kyle Swicegood understands the importance of continuing education. A seasoned real estate broker, he has continued to increase his knowledge in real estate through postgraduate studies through the Commercial Real Estate Institute located in Chicago, IL, receiving the designation Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) in June of 2000. In October of 2005 he was awarded the ALC, Accredited Land Consultant designation in San Francisco, CA. In 2013, Swicegood received the prestigious designation of Certified Auctioneer Institute, (CAI) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. CAI designees pride themselves on being a part of an extraordinary network of professional Auctioneers who possess the knowledge and skills needed to provide their clients with outstanding services. The CAI designation communicates to attorneys, trust officers, government officials, accountants and others affiliated with the auction industry that the CAI Auctioneer is committed to continuing education and is dedicated to professionalism and excellence in the auction profession.
Swicegood is also a Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), as designated by the National Auctioneers Association. The National Auctioneers Association created the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) professional designation to provide Auctioneers with custom education that enhances their appraisal skills and knowledge. The GPPA program teaches students the responsibilities of being an appraiser and provides them advanced training in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines.
Swicegood shifted his business model in 2008 when he decided to attend Reppert School of Auctioneering. Being a first-generation auctioneer, he understands what it takes to begin an auction business from scratch.
Kyle has served on various civic positions. More pointedly, he is past President of the Davie County Board of Realtors in 1995. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Mocksville, a member of the Winston Salem Regional Association of Realtors, the CCIM Institute, Realtor Land Institute and the National Auctioneers Association. He also serves on the Salem Pregnancy Board of Directors. Kyle is well-versed in commercial, residential and land brokerage real estate. His closing resume boast assets like office buildings in Raleigh, NC, beachfront properties, Civil War battlefields, to the classic American Farm. Kyle is licensed in multiple states with both real estate and auctioneering.
Kyle is married to his childhood sweetheart, Elizabeth, who is also an auctioneer. His daughter, 25, an auctioneer works at their firm. Their son is graduating from college in the winter of 18. They both are graduates of the Nashville Auction School.