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    The Brick & Corbett Team

    Meet the Team

    Alexa Hughes

    A proud Traverse City native, Alexa returned to the area in 2013 after attending school in Ann Arbor and then working in both Boston and Chicago. Alexa brings extensive experience in marketing, photography and interior design to her real estate career, sharing these valued skills with discerning clients in the greater Grand Traverse area. Alexa offers a proactive and creative approach to connecting buyers with homes, and is focused on providing her clients with personalized service and engaged, ongoing communication. Alexa lives in the Slabtown neighborhood with her husband and their three energetic little boys, where every day feels like a scene from a Norman Rockwell painting.

    Betsy Corbett

    Starting by shadowing her father Bob Brick from a young age, Betsy has been in residential real estate her entire life. After college, she moved to Boston, where she quickly became the fastest growing agent in the city for four years straight. At age 27, she was named one of Banker & Tradesman’s New Business Leaders Under 30. Betsy then moved with her family to Indianapolis, where she honed her focus on creating an individualized customer service experience for her clients and making the home buying & selling process a virtually seamless and enjoyable event. Now back home in Traverse City, Betsy creates lasting relationships with her clients and works relentlessly to exceed their expectations.

    BJ Brick

    BJ Brick was born and raised in Traverse City. His love for all things real estate stems from the purchase of his first multi-family home at the age of 18, though he didn’t make it a career until the birth of his first child prompted he and his wife Kecia to leave careers in Chicago. Within his first year as a realtor, BJ became TAAR’s Rookie of the Year in 2013, broke $10M in sales annually by his 2nd year and has grown the RE/MAX brokerage team by 34 agents and nearly 160% in volume. BJ believes raising his kids in the area is a truly magical opportunity, and he appreciates and understands the Gold Coast area as only a local can. He truly cares for his clients and gives each one the attention they deserve.

    Bob Brick

    Bob Brick is a third-generation native, known to some as ‘one of Traverse City’s natural resources.’ And he has the career to show for it: He’s been in the top one percent of all Realtors® in North America for 30+ years; he is in the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame and the Chairman’s Club; he has earned the RE/MAX International Lifetime Achievement Award; was named Michigan’s #1 agent in 1997; and he has repeatedly been in the top 5 and top 10 RE/MAX of Michigan Agents for 20+ years. In total, Bob has sold more than 4,000 properties and touts $500 million in sales. Bob’s expertise, knowledge, dedication and experience are the hallmark characteristics of his remarkable career. He is a person who takes his commitments to heart, and he expresses heart in every aspect of his business. Bob genuinely cares about others, and he works tirelessly to exceed client expectations and help clients realize their dreams.

    Dereck Dykes

    Dereck was born and raised in Houston. After getting married, he moved to Traverse City with his wife to be closer to her family. After some time in the hospitality business, he turned his skills to selling, where he’s thrived for the past five years. Dereck is an honest and open communicator. He strives to always be transparent, which lends to his ability to gain and keep his clients’ trust.

    Eric Levanduski

    Eric is a Traverse City local and has become a specialist at delivering personalized results to his buyers and sellers. This local restaurant manager turned Realtor jump-started his real estate career 5 years ago and has never looked back. Eric’s love for people made the transition into real estate an obvious choice and his exceptional customer service, incredible local knowledge, and positive energy have made him a leader in the local market. Eric’s excellent communication and relentless drive is evident in the individualized attention and care that he shows each client. He has built his real estate career almost exclusively on referrals from his trusted business and cultivation of relationships.

    Kecia Brick

    Kecia moved to Traverse City with her family in 2013. After having their first child, B.J. and Kecia knew they wanted to raise their kids in Traverse City to be surrounded by family in an incredible place. Kecia’s prior sales and management experience provide a great foundation for success in the real estate industry where she has contributed a yearly average of $10M in sales over the past three years. Kecia forms personal relationships with clients and provides detailed guidance throughout the home buying process, knowing how important, emotional and delicate this transaction can be for each. Her client dedication and love of helping others are what motivate her most. She strives to be someone in whom her clientele and colleagues can put their trust and faith.

    Lydia Wiley Smith

    Lydia is a Traverse City native who brings nearly ten years of real estate sales and leasing experience to Brick & Corbett. Lydia was a broker on the top-producing team in downtown Chicago before moving back to Traverse City with her husband and two young sons. Lydia has extensive experience negotiating in the best interest of her clients throughout each stage of the transaction. Lydia works to meet the goals of families, developers and investors alike, and has a deep understanding of residential real estate, remodeling and new developments.

    Sarah Dykes

    A Northern Michigan native, Sarah appreciates everything our region has to offer her clients. Her entrepreneurial spirit and boundless energy have led her to starting several small businesses over the years, which equipped her to stay organized, focused and provide an excellent level of customer service that show in any challenge she faces. Sarah began with the Brick & Corbett Group as a listing coordinator; she now specializes in bringing her clients an unrivaled experience when it comes to listing their home and marketing the property. Whatever your goals, Sarah will guide you through the process with ease and provide the support required for each and every purchase. She brings an unparalleled work ethic and vivacious spirit to the team. In her free time, Sarah enjoys exploring anything outdoors with her puppy and her husband Dereck, who is also an agent with Brick & Corbett Group.

    Tommy Corbett

    Tommy Corbett has a passion for everything real estate, driven by a responsibility to help people make smart, deliberate decisions about buying/selling their personal homes and income-generating properties. His background in business investments allows him to spot trends, quickly identify valuable purchases, price homes to sell at the highest dollar and help his clients make intelligent decisions. Primarily through referrals, Tommy has helped 1100+ clients and completed over $270M in sales in the last 11 years. He has become a leading broker in Boston, Indianapolis and now Traverse City. With his partner and wife Betsy, he has grown his footprint through a simple strategy: Offer a better, more informed experience to sellers and buyers. Tommy is dedicated to doing the small things that make the difference in real estate transactions.

    Erica Whittaker

    Marketing Director // Erica our incredible marketing director. She is an expert in real estate advertising and manages our marketing department. She is one part of the listing and buying process that sets our team apart and creates the B&C difference. Even before your listing hits the market, Erica works closely with your agent to strategize the marketing approach. She works diligently to expose your listing to the right buyers, utilizing the most effective channels in today’s real estate marketing: social media, email, online presence, mailers, and connections within our local real estate network. Erica executes all special marketing as well, making sure the story of your home is expertly produced and consistently promoted.

    Lynsey Roch

    Listing Coordinator // Lynsey is our awesome listing coordinator. Lynsey joined the team with a background in business administration and many years of experience in title insurance. Lynsey leads our scrupulous listing process from the listing contract to the moment the home hits the market. She ensures client involvement and personalized care throughout. She works hand in hand with our sellers and the listing’s lead agent to make sure each home’s story is properly told and it is presented in the best light. Lynsey also helps manage our team leads, making sure no client inquiry, question, or showing request is left unanswered.

    Megan Tompkins

    Client Care Coordinator // Megan is our rock star client care coordinator. She makes sure no detail slips through the cracks from offer to close – while keeping the client informed throughout the buying and selling experience. Handling everything behind the scenes after an offer is made, she generates an easy and seamless transition through all of the moving parts to a closing process. In addition to directing all the parties involved in a closing, Megan also works as our team tracking manager. An expert in both real estate and our team dynamic, she actively hunts for ways to create a smooth and well-oiled machine within the Brick & Corbett Group.