Mary Jo PraterOwner/Managing Broker
Mary Jo Prater is a well-respected and accomplished real estate broker who currently serves as one of the principals and Managing Broker of Signature Properties Group Inc. in St. Simons Island, GA. Her path to real estate was not a traditional one, as she spent 15 years working in the health care industry, ultimately leaving her position as Vice President of Customer Service for the Southeast with United Healthcare to raise her three children.
In 2003, Mary Jo and her family moved to St. Simons Island, fulfilling a lifelong dream to be a part of the vibrant coastal community. She joined Signature Properties Group Inc. in 2014, where she has proven to be a valuable asset to the company and her clients alike. Mary Jo is known for her outstanding customer service, professionalism, and research-driven market knowledge.
With a passion for helping people find their dream homes, Mary Jo has made it her mission to provide personalized service to each of her clients. She understands that buying a home is one of the most significant investments that people make in their lives, and she is committed to guiding them through the process every step of the way.
Mary Jo's strong work ethic and dedication to her clients are a reflection of her commitment to her family. She is married to Robert S. Prater, Sr. Vice President with Morgan Stanley, and is the proud mother of three. Mary Jo's personal and professional experiences have taught her the importance of balancing work and family, and she strives to help her clients achieve that balance as well.
Married to Robert S. Prater, Sr. Vice President with Morgan Stanley, and mother of three.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Secretary, Executive Board, 2014-Present. Frederica Academy Parent Council VP, 2009; Parent Council President 2010-2012. Woodberry Forest School Amici Committee 2012-2015. Woodberry Forest School Advisory Council 2014-2016, Golden Isles Assciation of Realtors MLS Board, 2019-21, MLS Board Secretary/Treasurer, 2018, CASA Board Chair 2023- , MLS Board 2019-2022
Providence College, B.S. Health Care Administration