Our Team

Kevin Bethea

M. Kevin Bethea
CCIM, GRI, Broker
Samford University
B.S. Business Administration

Kevin has been actively involved with Realty House since 1987. He previously served as the Treasurer of the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, Chairman of the Commercial Industrial Development Council, and Vice President of the Northwest Florida CCIM District. Kevin is a former member of the Board of Adjustments of Fort Walton Beach, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Kevin enjoys investing in Alabama and Florida tax certificates, tax deeds, and foreclosures. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, and watching Alabama football. He is married to Tracey Jernigan-Bethea and has two sons, Peyton and Bryce

Mark G. Bethea
CCIM, GRI, Broker
Baylor University
B.S. Real Estate

As an advocate and advisor for companies who lease and own real estate, Mark has worked for over 32 years to help business leadership translate business and investment strategy into real estate solutions. Having been involved in over 850 commercial lease and sales transactions in Okaloosa County, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to enable high-level business performance and, when executed, serve to differentiate smart companies from their competition.

A 1987 graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business degree and a concentration in Real Estate Studies, Mark was prepared to earn the highly sought after CCIM designation. Mark is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has earned the Certified Marketing Director (CMD) certification from ICSC.

Mark is an active member of Shalimar United Methodist Church, having served on the Building Committee, the Master Planning Committee, the Finance Committee, the Staff Parish Relations Committee, and for three years, as Chairperson of the Church Council. His passion within the church is working with youth where he served for eleven years as a volunteer youth worker.

Basil Bethea, Jr.

Basil L. Bethea, Jr.
Founder & President

Mr. Bethea has been actively involved in sales and management of real estate in Okaloosa County for over fort-five years. Mr. Bethea advises commercial real estate users on the development and execution of occupancy strategies that are aligned with and support their business objectives and goals.

Mr. Bethea has led his clients through a variety of real estate assignments both in Okaloosa County and the surrounding area, including space acquisition and disposition, build-suits, ground leases, and the restructuring of leases. The hallmark of Mr. Bethea’s success has been his commitment to his client relationships as a trusted advisor and his commitment to all aspects of their needs, whether large or small.

Mr. Bethea is a long-time member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Florida Commerical Broker Network. In addition, he has held leadership positions as President of the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, District Vice President for the Florida Association of Realtors and three years as Director of the National Association of Realtors. Basil has volunteered and served on the board of numerous charitable organizations to include the Boys and Girls Club of Okaloosa County, YMCA, United Way, Shalimar United Methodist Church, and has sponsored dozens of youth sports teams in the local area.


Sally C. Bethea
Business Manager

Since 1980, Mrs. Bethea oversees the company financials, accountants, and assists in all areas of company management.


Maria F. Henriquez
Property Manager
Fluent in Spanish

Maria has been an integral part of Realty House Commercial Properties for 25 years. Serving as property manager, she manages our system software and is responsible for the coordination of customer financials, property maintenance, lease contracts, renewals, and management portfolios for our clients. Maria also maintains oversight of our county and city leases, maintenance, and customer service. Maria is a licensed Real Estate agent and bilingual who works actively with our Spanish speaking community. Maria an invaluable member of our firm.