Rives has been a real estate associate and top producer with Montague, Miller & Co. for the last 23 years. Rives Bailey Associates is a highly successful and client centered team that also includes Brian McCauley, and Kenda Largent, the Client Care Coordinator for the team. Together they specialize in providing prompt, professional real estate services for both buyers and sellers. The range of properties represented is from first time home buyers to executive custom homes, investment and rental properties, and land purchases.
Rives personally has received numerous company awards, including Outstanding Associate, Founders Award, President’s Award, and has been a top producer for the company for many years. He was also recognized as the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors (CAAR) Sales Associate of the Year for 2001 and the Realtor of the Year in 2007. That same year he was recognized by the Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR) as the Salesperson of the Year. He has worked with hundreds of families and mentored many of his peers. He is recognized among his associates for his friendly demeanor, professionalism and positive attitude. His success with clients is due in part to careful listening to what people want, trustworthiness, and his calm cooperative approach to any challenges.
Rives’ background prior to real estate includes teaching and counseling. He has a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a Master’s degree from the University of Virginia. He is a Leadership Charlottesville graduate and over the years has served on many Charlottesville community non-profit boards. He has also served in a number of positions with CAAR including member of the Board of Directors, Treasurer, Vice President, and President in 2000. He currently serves also on the Virginia Association of Realtors Board of Directors and has served on numerous committees and work groups with that organization as well.
Rives has lived in Charlottesville for the last 30 years, both in the city of Charlottesville and in Albemarle County. He is married to Carey with 4 children including a son and daughter who are UVA graduates. Rives is an avid sailor, cyclist, and runner and enjoys a number of other outdoor activities. He has renovated a number of homes in the Charlottesville area and enjoys the hands on aspects of construction and landscaping.
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