Erica earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate from the School of Business at Florida State University.
Her entire professional career has focused on advising, sales, and marketing of high quality land and plantations and also the valuation of these properties.
In February 2005, Erica was recruited by Jon Kohler & Associates to lead the Centerville Conservation Community sales program as Director of Sales for Centerville, where it quickly rose to be recognized as one of the top conservation communities in the country. In 2007, she rose to be ranked in the top 1% of sales in all of the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s region and in the top 5% in 2008 for her sales at Centerville.
From there, Erica took over as Director of Sales/Listing Director for Jon Kohler & Associates, the leading authority for plantations, ranches, and high quality properties in the Southeast. In addition she is an expert on valuations and manages the firms valuation department; she has the details to every plantation sale in the Red Hills, most in Albany, and other top high quality properties in the rest of North Florida and South Georgia. She operates this extensive database going back to early 2000 and today is contacted by almost every appraiser and every prudent investor or seller of plantations seeking to know the market.
In 2008 Erica officially became Vice President of Jon Kohler and Associates. Erica and her husband and partner, Jon, have sold more than 200,000 acres and $400,000,000 in sales since 2010 alone, making it far and away the leading plantation and high quality land brokerage covering all seven plantation belts. In 2014, she became a partner of Jon Kohler & Associates, the same year the company became a founding partner of LandLeader, the largest land marketing company in America, of which she has an ownership interest.
Erica and her husband, Jon, have two young sons, Greyson and Ashton. They own Lick Skillet Plantation located south of Thomasville, GA and just east of Tallahassee, FL which they manage for wildlife, timber, grass-fed beef and hunting. The property has over 1.5 miles on the pristine Aucilla River and is one of the largest privately held tracts on the Middle Aucilla. The property is a recreational showplace. The main portion of the property is protected by a conservation easement with Tall Timbers and portions under easement with the SRWMD.