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Get to know Progressive Realty’s newest agent: David Shockley

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Tell us a little bit about your background…where did you grow up?
I am an Atlanta native and spent most of my life in Gwinnett County until my wife and I decided to move to Barrow County in 2005.

Where did you attend high school/college?
I graduated from Parkview High School. I received a degree in Electronic Technology from Control Data Institute in Atlanta. I also attended Gwinnett Technical College where I received
a degree in Operations Management and Human Resource Management. Lastly, I attended Georgia State where I earned my Lean Six Sigma and Black Belt certifications.

What made you choose to go into the real estate career field?
I recently retired from working 35+ years in the Electronics Manufacturing industry. I have always had a passion for real estate sales and decided to pursue my salesperson license to fill some of the extra time I had on my hands. I also love helping friends and family with their real estate needs. I enjoy building relationships and helping others.

What hobbies do you have outside of your career?
My wife would tell you work is my hobby. When I am not working, you will find me on the golf course. I enjoy running, biking, flying and volunteer work.

Why do you think Progressive Realty is the leading real estate company in our community?
What is their secret?
The partners had a vision and surrounded themselves with a great team to accomplish those goals and objectives. Strong relationships and a good reputation.

Lastly, why choose David Shockley when there are so many other choices?
I love to work, and I am passionate about what I do. I will work
hard to earn your business and earn your trust.

Reach David Shockley at 404.372.5764 or at


By: Lauren Bartlett