Robinson Team Adds 2 Young Professionals To Team

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Preston Putnam
Preston Putnam

Chattanooga Real Estate Agent Jay Robinson, founder of the Robinson Team of Keller Williams Realty, announced the addition two additional buyer’s agents to his already dynamic team of real estate professionals. Wilder Robinson and Preston Putnam have joined the Robinson Team as full-time buyer’s specialists, effective immediately.

Preston Putnam, a native of Dalton, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berry College with a B.A. in Political Science in May 2017. While at Berry, he served as VP of Administration on the Berry College Student Government Executive Board. Mr. Putnam sees his new career as a natural progression of his lifelong interest in design and style.


“Working with the Robinson Team is an exciting and challenging opportunity for me,” said Mr. Putnam. I look forward to learning from the best in the business and I am pleased to bring my passion for style and design, as well as my knowledge of northwest Georgia and the Dalton area to the table.”

Wilder Robinson, a sophomore at UTC, recently received his realtor’s license at the age of 18. Mr. Robinson, son of Jay Robinson, founder of the Robinson Team of Keller Williams, joins the family firm as a buyer’s specialist.

“We are extremely excited to grow our team with the additions of Wilder and Preston,” said Jay Robinson, owner and founder of the Robinson Team. “Seeing the next generation join our firm is exciting. We’re able to reach out to younger clients who are looking for their first home as well as serving generational clients who’ve been with us as their families have grown. We look forward to continuing to ensure that our clients receive the high level of service they’ve come to expect. “

Mr. Robinson began taking classes to get his real estate license just two weeks after his high school graduation from the McCallie School. He is currently enrolled at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as an entrepreneurship major. He is also and avid outdoorsman and a volunteer firefighter on Lookout Mountain.

“Real estate is in my DNA,” said the younger Robinson. “As I’ve grown up, I’ve always been interested in understanding the needs of the clients coming to our firm for representation.  I’ve watched my family and their dedicated team members work long hours to find creative solutions for their clients. I am excited to finally join the team as an agent and I look forward to continuing the excellence that our family business has been synonymous with for decades.” 

Wilder Robinson
Wilder Robinson

Invista Sells Property On Amnicola Highway For $9.6 Million

Invista Sarl has sold property across from Chattanooga State Community College for $9.6 million. The property is at 4500 Amnicola Highway. The sale was to 4500 Amnicola LLC. Invista Sarl operates the former Dupont plant in Hixson. (click for more)

Real Estate Transfers For Oct. 4-10

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call Chattanoogan.com at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

City "Moves Away" From $4 Million Light Show On Walnut Street Bridge

The city is no longer pursuing a plan for a $4,050,000 light show on the Walnut Street Bridge. Dennis Malone, assistant city engineer, told City Council members on Tuesday, "We have moved away from that project." The council had earlier pulled capital funding that had been proposed for the "Ripples of Light" on the historic "walking bridge" that dates to 1891. “Ripples ... (click for more)

Developer Of Publix Grocery At St. Elmo To Go Before Variance Board

The developer of a planned Publix grocery in St. Elmo will go before the City Board of Zoning Appeals on Nov. 7 seeking three variances. Mike Price of MAP Engineers said the grocery has been working with community members to try to come up with an acceptable plan for the site where the former Mt. Vernon Restaurant and Pizza Hut are located. There has been controversy over ... (click for more)

Why Are Joda Thongnopnua And Phil Bredesen Downplaying Their Democratic Values?

For the past several months, the Democratic Party has reached a tipping point. “Their Resistance” is to oppose anything and everything Republicans are doing to deliver a stronger economy and better economic opportunities for all Americans.  Yet, I find it very interesting that the public outcry we are seeing from the Democrats on a national level is nowhere to be found when ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s ‘Tennessee Week’

For over 50 years I have heard the line, “There are two things you must never do on ‘The Third Saturday of October.’ You mustn’t ever marry and try not to die because, in either case, the preacher won’t show up.” He’ll be watching “The Game.” Ever since Oct 18, 1901, Tennessee and Alabama have been going at it and that inaugural game set the tone as well as the standard for all ... (click for more)