Meet the Team | Kevin Strait and Associates | HER Realtors Columbus, Cincinnati, & Dayton Ohio Real Estate

Meet the Team

Kevin Strait and Associates offers traditional assistance to buyers and sellers in buying and selling Real Estate, but what they offer beyond traditional service, is Expert Specialization. We leave no stone unturned with all branches of Real Estate. Our well rounded team offers experience and exceptional customer service that is second to none. Kevin Strait and Associates prides itself in 100% customer satisfaction. We represent buyers and sellers and are experts in land development and sales. We have helped many investors as well as individuals. Kevin Strait and Associates also offers Real Estate and Personal Auction Services, Commercial / Residential Land sales and Land development Expertise. Another area we are experts in is Sales consultation services and REO services for Asset Management Companies and Lending Instititions. Kevin Strait and Associates will give you honest real estate advice and will deliver exceptional customer service. Nothing is to big nor to small when it comes to how we can serve you with all of your Real Estate goals.

Kevin Strait
Lead Realtor
Kevin Strait has been a lifelong resident of the Pickerington area and has over 35 years of Real Estate experience in Pickerington and the surrounding communities. Not only has Kevin Strait been involved in Residential home sales, but has extensive knowledge in the Zoning and the development of Commercial and Residential properties. Kevin Strait has trained some of the most successful agents in the industry and has been regarded as an expert in the local Real Estate market. In 2014, Kevin Strait partnered with HER Realtors, Central Ohio's largest Real Estate company, to open his own community office located at 50 Hill Rd South, Pickerington, known as Kevin Strait and Associates. Kevin Strait had his beginning working for his parent's Real Estate Company known as Dick Strait Realty, where Kevin was named Top Sales Agent of a 50 agent brokerage. In 1984, he became Vice President/Sales Manager for Holzer Wollam and Strait, which eventually became Coldwell Banker King Thompson. Kevin Strait has also been involved in the Real Estate Zoning and Development side of the business since 1984, developing both Residential and Commercial properties in Pickerington and Violet Township. Kevin has been actively involved in his community, as he has served several terms on the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce, and was president in 2000. He was also on the Lancaster Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2000.

Kevin Strait brings a wealth of knowledge, professionalism and expertise to his profession.
Stephany Simms
Stephany Ann Simms is a Realtor with the Columbus and National Board of Realtors. She enjoys being both a Buyer and Seller Representative. She believes in the importance of building lasting relationships with her clients because Real Estate is and always will be a people business. Stephany is from the beautiful Low Country of South Carolina and moved to Pickerington, OH in 1999, where she now enjoys being a "Buckeye"! She believes in people, families and the American dream. Give Stephany a call at 614-209-3080 for a personal appointment or advice on buying or selling your home.
Trina Wiater
Trina Wiater grew up in the small town of Rayland in Eastern Ohio. This grass-roots community developed a sense of personal care about her neighbors that she brings to her every day real estate business. Trina is an agent passionate about helping first-time homebuyers, sellers, and those needing special assistance obtaining grant money to secure financing. She believes that it isn't about finding a "house"--it is about finding that perfect "HOME". As a certified "Accredited Buyer Representative" (ABR), she is equipped to help those first-time buyers or the buyers looking for their final home to assist them in their special needs. She also has her e-PRO designation, using the latest technology to integrate with her clients' needs. She has worked extensively in listing bank-owned properties, doing broker-price opinions to determine value, and working with hundreds of clients in their property searches. She operated her own brokerage for several years in Pickerington, Ohio, but works in all areas in Columbus, Reynoldsburg, Gahanna, Westerville, Worthington, Dublin, Groveport, Grove City and other predominant Central Ohio locations. If you are interested in working with someone who can help you assess the personal and business aspects of your search or home sale, call Trina Wiater today at 614-778-6900 to arrange a personal appointment.
Chad Shirer
Auction Specialist
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From Fortune 500 sales to full-time Auctioneer/Realtor, Chad Shirer has the experience and background to sell your personal and residential or commercial real estate assets. Chad has been a full-time licensed Ohio Auctioneer and Realtor since 2011, and is a personal property appraisal graduate of the Certified Appraiser Guild of America. Chad has spent most of his life living and working in Central Ohio. Chad is a staff auctioneer with Auction Ohio which specializes in quality onsite and online personal property and real estate auctions. Chad has over 15 years of corporate sales experience which has prepared him to professionally present and sell your valuables to the highest bidder who might be anywhere in the world. He enjoys the thrill of the chase in finding that great rare item or real estate/property to bring to auction. His professionalism, honesty, and integrity provide his clients with a high level of confidence and assurance that they and their valuables will be handled with the utmost consideration and care. In addition, Chad also works with traditional buyers and sellers looking to buy or sell real estate. Chad is a graduate of Missouri Auction School "The Harvard of Auctioneering schools" and Hondros College of Business. He is a member of the National Association of Auctioneers, Ohio Auctioneer Association, National Association of Realtors, Ohio Association of Realtors, Columbus Board of Realtors, Current President of the Tri County Realty Association, and the Pickerington Chamber of Commerce. You may contact him to discuss how he and Auction Ohio may be of service to you and your valuables by telephone at 614.774.8003 or via email to