John M. Church – Owner, Centra Properties, LLC

With over 45 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate, Mr. Church’s background covers banking, institutional performing and non-performing asset management, and real estate development.  He obtained his masters in Real Estate Management from Webster University – St. Louis, Missouri and undergraduate degree from Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana.  As a resident of Gaston County for over 25 years, he is Owner of Centra Properties, LLC and Chronicle Millworks, a design/build custom furniture maker.  He and his wife Jennifer are members of Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church and Gaston County Rotary Clubs.

Jennifer Church - Owner/Manager, Broker in Charge, Centra Properties, LLC

Jennifer Church is the Owner/Manager & Broker in Charge of Centra Properties, LLC. Jennifer possesses a varied background of achievement and extensive knowledge in real estate, with 20 years of experience in various aspects of the real estate industry;- specializing in Tenant Advisory Services, as well as Landlord Representation, Commercial Property Management and Development. She worked with the acquisition/development team of the Chronicle Mill, a 244-unit mixed use residential development in Belmont, NC. Jennifer graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Finance. Jennifer holds an active broker’s license in both North and South Carolina and has lived in North Carolina since 1996. She is active in her community as a volunteer with the Belmont Main Street Program, Cathy Mabry Cloninger Women’s Shelter and Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church.

Professional Associations and Clients:
Member of Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR)
Gaston Business Association (GBA)
Gastonia East Rotary
Montcross Chamber of Commerce

Gerard J. Roche - Broker

Jerry Roche received his undergraduate B.S. degree from the University of Maryland. Then he served as an officer in the United States Army. He was awarded his Masters of Business Administration from Wake Forest University. He worked in the corporate world as President of a multi-unit distribution company. There, along with his presidential responsibilities he also functioned as landlord, tenant, buyer and seller of commercial real estate, as well as, investor. He then founded Centra properties in 2001.

Professional Associations and Clients:
Member of Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR)
Member of Carolina Multiple Listing Services (CMLS)
Awarded Commercial Certificate from Charlotte Commercial Board of Realtors
Gastonia East Rotary Club

Clients / Customers:
Doital USA – Land Aquisition
Alden Ott Printing Inks, L.P. – Manufacturing and distribution space
Family Video Stores – Retail Project Site
Cow-I, LLC – Landlord representation and distribution and commercial acquisitions.
Machine Tool Co. Inc. – Industrial space
Subway – Retail
Mt. Vernon Chemicals LLC – Office Space
Paresh Patel – Retail, Laundramat
Swederski Concrete & Paving – Office/Warehouse