Charlie Upchurch, III
President & Broker
Charles L. Upchurch, III joined Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in 1985 after attending the University of Georgia. Charlie has since worked in every phase of the company’s operation, and now serves as the President and Broker. He purchased the company from his father in 1998 and has continued to maintain the legacy and vision set by his father. Charlie and his wife, Dora, along with their three daughters, are long-time Athens/Oconee residents. Together, they proudly serve the Athens area through their work in a variety of civic and professional organizations. When Charlie is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, embracing the outdoors, and cheering on the Dawgs!
Professionally, Charlie has represented clients such as Clarke County School Board, St. Mary’s Hospital, JDN Development, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, University of Georgia, SunTrust Bank, Athens First Bank and Trust, Oconee County Government, medical space and numerous other properties. Charlie can be reached at (706) 354-7870.
Residential Sales Manager
Jennifer Varnadoe moved to Athens in 1996 and attended the University of Georgia studying Political Science and Spanish. She began her career with Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in 1999 as an assistant to the Broker and Sales Manager. She was promoted to Office/Staff Manager in 2002 and became a licensed real estate agent a few years later. As the Sales Manager, Jennifer wants to focus on merging the success of the Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty brand, service, and reputation with the latest in modern technology and real estate industry trends. Jennifer is a former Women's Council of Realtors Athens Network President and now serves as the chapter's Event Coordinator.
Shannon has been with Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty since the Fall of 2016. She looks forward to facilitating all of the company's financial needs as the company, and our agents, flourish in the years to come. Shannon was born and brewed in Georgia and now lives in Winder with her husband, daughter, and dogs.
Katalina joined the Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty family in the Fall of 2016 and has since become the Executive Assistant to the Broker. Katalina graduated from the University of North Georgia in May of 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a minor in Spanish. She moved to Athens a few months after graduating and quickly found her home at CBUR. In her spare time, Katalina enjoys traveling, hiking, and discovering new foods. She looks forward to growing with Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty and making Athens her new home.
Administrative Sales Assistant
Jenna joined Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in the summer of 2017 as the Lead Receptionist. She has since taken on new roles as the Adminstrative Assistant to the Sales Manager and School Coordinator for the Upchurch School of Real Estate. Born and raised in Athens, Jenna graduated from The University of Georgia in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a minor in English. With no desire to leave her hometown, Jenna was delighted to find an opportunity with CBUR. Though her first love is creative writing, she also finds fulfillment in helping others, keeping things upbeat and occasionally providing a good laugh for those around her. Outside of the office, she finds joy in yoga, writing, strong coffee, clothes shopping, cooking with friends and movie nights with her parents.
Kati Battaglia began her career at Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in the Spring of 2015 managing the company’s Relocation and Referral services. As Relocation Director, Kati oversees a multitude of referral business including the company’s largest partnerships with Cartus Corporation and Worldwide ERC. Connecting our agents and clients to network partners all around the globe, Kati maintains an award winning Relocation Department. In addition to Relocation Services,
Jessie Hyatt has been an Athens local since high school. She graduated from UGA in 2012 with a degree in Fine Arts and Ceramic Sculpture. Her entrepreneurial spirit, creative outlook, and her knack for networking eventually led her to pursue a career in marketing and design. Jessie has worked for many different industries in and around Athens, building her skills as a brand ambassador, event coordinator, social media liaison, and designer. She began her post as Marketing Coordinator at Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in March of 2018 and couldn’t be happier. Jessie is excited to learn and grow with the CBUR family. When she’s not in the office she spends her time making pottery, cooking, hiking, and camping with her dog, Rosie.
Katie Reeves is the Coordinator for the Commercial Real Estate Department of Upchurch Realty. She provides support to the company's commercial agents and oversees the
Larissa joined Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in 2017 as the MLS Coordinator. She manages all of the listings, listing updates, Circle of Achievement records, and
Caitlyn is the Lead Receptionist of Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty. She spends her work day greeting clients, assisting with marketing projects, and fulfilling any requests that will ensure business runs smoothly. Caitlyn graduated from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Public Health. She now lives in Winder with her husband, Parker and their Australian Shepherd, Bindi.