Meet our Team

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Paul Rush
President
About
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Paul Rush
President

After reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Paul began flipping houses and buying rental properties. A decade later, his company successfully manages hundreds of properties, offering solutions for both owners and residents.

  • Speaks Spanish fluently
  • Loves stupid jokes
  • Enjoys cycling
  • Obsessed with helicopters
What’s in your head determines what is in your hands.
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Jaron Bergeron
Owner Services
About
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Jaron Bergeron
Owner Services

Jaron started his career in real estate flipping and wholesaling houses, then continued on to management, overseeing renovations for over 10,000 houses. At Augusta Rental Homes, his team’s success is his success.

  • Loves traveling and spending time outdoors
  • Played collegiate tennis
  • Adopted a stray cat named Buttercup
You can control your own destiny and write your own story.
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Roger Snipes
Director of Operations
About
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Roger Snipes
Director of Operations

Following 17 years in maintenance and construction, Roger spent the next decade in management—of both people and facilities, projects, and properties. His fulfillment comes from seeing his success bring benefit to others.

  • Loves hunting, fishing, and archery—he makes his own deer jerky
  • Georgia Bulldogs & Atlanta Braves fan
  • Gummy candies are his favorite
Never too late to do the right thing.
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Barbara Hopkins
Business Development Manager
About
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Barbara Hopkins
Business Development Manager

Barbara takes care of business, literally. With an impressive career in upper management, she is also well-versed in the housing industry and is passionate about helping others succeed. She strives to build great relationships in order to make your experience with Augusta Rental Homes memorable, impactful and a solid investment.

  • Once stood 50 feet away from Michael Jackson
  • Loves her rescue dogs, “Pineapple” & “Mary Poppins”
  • Enjoys cooking, entertaining and art
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
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Jasmine Miller
Resident Services Coordinator
About
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Jasmine Miller
Resident Services Coordinator

When you walk into our office, you’ll be greeted with Jasmine’s smiling face, ready to assist you with your needs. She finds joy in meeting new people and helping those around her.

  • Loves thrift store shopping
  • Favorite band is Depeche Mode
  • Enjoys roller skating and dancing
  • Likes to draw, paint, and read
The sun does not ask permission to shine, and neither do I.
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Ryan Marby
Accountant
About
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Ryan Marby
Accountant

Augusta native, Ryan, loves seeing investments grow and prosper. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia, and his experience includes advising and preparing taxes and financial statements for real estate investors.

  • Has tried every restaurant’s chicken tenders in Augusta
  • Loves watching sports
  • Loves coffee
  • Enjoys following stock markets
Plan the work, and work the plan.
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Jackie Watson
Director of Property Management
About
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Jackie Watson
Director of Property Management

As a regional manager of multi-family assets for over 13 years, Jackie knows the ins and outs of renovation projects, acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing. She loves helping people find their new home.

  • Served in the US Army for 9 years
  • Lived in 10 different states
  • Fan of Jeeps and off-roading
  • Enjoys photography, cooking, art, reading, and spending time with family
Be that kind soul that makes everybody feel like a somebody.
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Breyanna Funchess
Portfolio Manager, Multifamily
About
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Breyanna Funchess
Portfolio Manager, Multifamily

For Breyanna, the best part of property management is getting the apartments ready for move-in, from start to finish.

  • Dancing is her #1 hobby, for the past 11 years!
  • Loves to cook
  • Enjoys traveling
Your perception of the world is a reflection of yourself.
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Whitney Marshall
Portfolio Manager, Single Family Homes
About
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Whitney Marshall
Portfolio Manager, Single Family Homes

Whitney brings her years of experience in the corporate world to handle logistics and service like a rockstar! She enjoys working with both residents and owners to ensure everyone is satisfied.

  • Loves Doordash (and food!)
  • Loves spending time with family outdoors
  • Loves UGA—Go Dawgs!
  • First time on a plane was going skydiving
Life is better when you’re laughing.
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McKennon Kohan
Portfolio Manager, Single Family Homes
About
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McKennon Kohan
Portfolio Manager, Single Family Homes

McKennon has been working in the real estate rental industry for several years, yet he is always looking to grow his knowledge and excel—not only in the housing industry—but in life! Also, he works hard so his dog can have a good life.

  • Loves meeting new people, the outdoors and hockey
  • One minute older than his twin sister, which he never lets her forget
  • Once got “hushed” by Kane Brown
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
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Mandi Brown
Leasing Manager
About
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Mandi Brown
Leasing Manager

After leaving the professional sports industry (including college athletics, the MiLB, NBA, and NFL), Mandi spent 8.5 years managing properties in Indianapolis. She relocated to Augusta to get her hand in a different market with much better weather!

  • Loves exploring Georgia in the Jeep or on the motorcycle
  • Visits EPCOT and Harry Potter World every year
Always leave something better than how you found it.
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Hampton Duvall
Leasing Specialist
About
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Hampton Duvall
Leasing Specialist

Hampton has been working with residents and owners, managing their properties since 2019. He grew up in the real estate industry and loves how vast and varied it is. His favorite part of work is the office atmosphere—professional yet laid back, just like him.

  • Favorite color is blue (all shades)
  • Has never broken a bone
  • Calmest one in the office
Ain’t nothin’ to it, but to do it.
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Amber Villanueva
Leasing Specialist
About
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Amber Villanueva
Leasing Specialist

Leasing and property management are where Amber shines! She genuinely appreciates the opportunity to serve alongside her team.

  • Can name all 50 states in under 3 minutes
  • Enjoys gaming, movies and ATVs
  • Loves Tudor history
Let’s make it happen!
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Chris Phillips
Utilities Coordinator
About
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Chris Phillips
Utilities Coordinator

Serving as the Utilities Coordinator, Chris gracefully handles the details that help our residents’ and owners‘ daily lives. She loves helping people and believes there’s never a dull moment in property management.

  • Loves to paint
  • Loves to sew
  • Made over 20 quilts
  • Loves cats and dogs
You have to have flexibility in life.
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John Savoy
Maintenance Tech
About
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John Savoy
Maintenance Tech

John started his career in the 90s working on HAVCs and quickly grew his skill sets to be able to rehab entire houses. He takes pride in his work and has been a valuable team member at Augusta Rental Homes since 2016.

  • Loves golf
  • Enjoys interacting with others
  • Enjoys working on his own investment properties
Two things—forgiveness & thankfulness.
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Scott Petroff
Maintenance Tech
About
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Scott Petroff
Maintenance Tech

For over 30 years, Scott has been repairing and remodeling apartment complexes, and he loves the challenge of fixing things right the first time.

  • Likes to fix things
  • Loves all animals
  • Loves Marvel movies
  • Enjoys helping people or animals that are in need of support
Always treat people with respect and dignity.
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John Cumbee
Maintenance Tech
About
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John Cumbee
Maintenance Tech

John—better known as “Buster”—has been in the repair business for over 12 years and services our multifamily properties. With his outgoing personality, Buster enjoys joking around, but he takes his work seriously!

  • Likes playing sports
  • Enjoys hunting and fishing
Respect others. Do the right thing.
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Paul DeSantos
Maintenance Tech
About
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Paul DeSantos
Maintenance Tech

With 35 years in the business, Paul KNOWS building maintenance and remodeling. He genuinely enjoys the people he works with getting to meet new people everyday.

  • Go Dawgs!
  • Loves his guns
  • Enjoys motorcycle riding and fishing
Treat everyday like it’s your last.
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Sam Willard
Maintenance Tech
About
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Sam Willard
Maintenance Tech

Fourteen years in the HVAC/maintenance field, Sam’s favorite part of his job is getting to interact with the residents and all their fur-babies!

  • Loves his 3 dogs
  • Carded Rick Flair at a bar
  • Enjoys riding motorcycles, car shows and trivia
Drink coffee. Pet dogs.

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