Brad is a native of the Lake City, Florida area and along with many other of the Dicks family, lives within a few miles of where his family first settled right after the Seminole Indian war. Married to his wife of 27 years, Susanna, they have three children enrolled together.
Brad has been licensed and active in the Real Estate Industry for over 25 years. Starting sales at the age of 23, he has successfully closed over 2000 transactions. As with many children born into the Real Estate industry, Brad started helping his dad, the founder of Dicks Realty, by carrying stakes and flagging tape by the second grade.
By Jr High school, Brad spent his summers on a bulldozer or tractor helping to get the next development ready for sale. After obtaining a formal education in horticulture, In 1993 Brad got his first office at Dicks Realty. It was the smallest one at that time. Fast forwarding through many years, many satisfied clients, and bigger offices, 50-year-old local real estate company that has earned its reputation for service and integrity over time. Brad is currently the Broker of United Country-Dicks Realty and enjoys working with a hand picked, effective, team of Realtors.
Susanna Dicks’ southern charm and and hospitality is one of her gifts! She loves to welcome new buyers to Lake City, Florida. She grew up in the Southern Georgia farming community of Manor, GA in Ware County where she worked on local family farms beginning at age 11 in tobacco fields and various other crop vegetables.
She married her best friend, Brad Dicks, over 27 years ago and moved to Lake City, Florida and joined a close knit Real Estate development family. Susanna and Brad have one daughter, Sarah, and twin boys, John and Aaron. The Dicks family has been in the real estate business for over 45 years, developing and selling thousands of rural properties in North Florida near the Suwannee River and Ichetucknee Springs.
Susanna has been a part of real estate life since 1991 and has accompanied Brad on job sites in developing properties in North Florida. Teaming up with United Country in 2013, Susanna is now focusing on Residential home sales, but has not forgotten her roots and keeps a pair of boots close by. From upscale Equestrian or Golf properties to a Hunting tract, Susanna will work diligently to meet your needs and find the perfect property, just for you. She loves to work with buyers and sellers. She can help to assist you in your real estate needs.
Gator Levings, as he is locally known in Columbia County attended Columbia County Schools and graduated from Columbia High School and Lake City Community College with an Associate of Science degree in Forest Technology.
Gator’s family has been in the timber business for over 40 years in the and as a kid, Gator hand-cropped tobacco, loaded watermelons, worked at a feed store, for a surveying company for two summers, put up fence, planted pine trees (by hand and with a machine), planted corn and did tractor work mowing and harrowing.
Teaming up with United Country, Gator has expanded his role in the timber sales business to include the dirt that has been under his feet all these years. United Country® Real Estate is the nation’s leading marketing company that specializes in timberland and related properties like farm, development, hunting and recreational property. For your next Recreational Property, Farm or Timberland sale or purchase, contact Gator Levings. Should you have questions about managing your current timber, Gator can be a great asset to your investment. Gator has experience to assist you with any management or timber sale needs and has the ability to market your property on a true National level should selling be part of your plan. With Local Knowledge of the North Florida and South Georgia markets for both timber and land sales and National Exposure for marketing Real Estate, Gator Levings and United Country Real Estate should be your first stop for Timberland or Recreational property needs.
Gator loves to hunt, fish, and work on his hunting property and has been married to the former Emily Ann Griffis of Fargo, Georgia for 26 years. They have two wonderful children, a son Staten Levings, and his wife Brooke, and a daughter Lindsay.
A native of North Florida, Joey O’Hern is a born leader with a skill set that’s unmatched. With his extensive knowledge and experience in marketing and public relations, Joey knows more than anyone what it takes to get your home sold, and fast! However it doesn’t stop there! When it comes to buying a home, he not only knows what it takes to get you the best deal but is there with you throughout the entire process. When he’s not busy connecting buyers and sellers, he’s volunteering with his church, the local Chamber of Commerce and spending time with his girlfriend Lauren and their dog Sadie.
A born and raised Floridian, Leslie Skeen has experience and knowledge in working with buyers and sellers on all levels. When she isn’t hiking the trails of rural North Florida or spending time with her daughter, she can be found in the community working hard to find her sellers the perfect buyers and her buyers the perfect property. Leslie particularly enjoys working with first time home buyers and guiding them through purchasing a home from start to finish! Her other hobbies and passion include biking, food, and animals.