Meet the Team

Peter Kima

Peter Kima

Broker/Owner

Peter and his residential team rank in the top 1% of all REALTORS in the Triangle area of North Carolina.  Kima Real Estate Group along with Kima Commercial (his Commercial real estate team) allow Peter greater resources to solve your real estate needs.  His relationships with builders, developers, investors, civic leaders, other agents and the 165,000+ Realtors at Keller Williams (largest real estate company in the world) there is little doubt Peter and his team are prepared to help you.
When Peter is not helping one of his clients he can be found volunteering his time running a charity Lobster Bingo event, cooking burgers at the fire station to benefit children in the community, swinging a hammer for Habitat For Humanity, ringing the bell for The Salvation Army, collecting school supplies for the children in need, or delivering dictionaries to every 3rd grader in Wake county through the Kiwanis Club.  His favorite pastime however, is spending time with his wife Jennifer and their two sons, Cole and Camden.
Chad Wingler

Chad Wingler

Broker/Lead Buyer Specialist

Buying a new house is one of the largest steps a person makes in their life; emotionally, physically, and financially. Chad Wingler does not take this step lightly. This husband and father of three knows how important it is to find the right fit in a home. He goes out of his way to make sure his clients find the process of buying a home enjoyable and as stress free as possible. Chad is committed to providing customer service with a personal touch that is second to none in the industry. It’s this level of service that is the expected standard at the Kima Real Estate Group / Keller Williams and Chad is up for the challenge. Born and raised in North Carolina, Chad grew up in the cotton mill town of Kannapolis. A graduate of Western Carolina University, he and his family moved to Wake County in 1997 and have enjoyed making the Raleigh area their home. Chad is a family man first and enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, Anne, and their children, Drayton, Julia, and Annabel. Outside of work and family, Chad stays busy being involved at his church and volunteering at his kids’ schools. He also enjoys getting out and working in his yard, coaching sports and occasionally playing a round of golf. Having lived in 4 homes in just the time he’s been married, Chad brings invaluable experience and understanding to the home buying and moving process.
Matt Maynard

Matt Maynard

Broker/Buyer Specialist

Being a licensed Realtor for over a decade, Matt has had the opportunity to sell in different markets and different types of properties including residential homes, land, investment properties, and co-ops, many of which were in the New York metro market. He brings a vast knowledge of negotiation and will use his skills to help you find your dream home Matt comes from a real estate family – his mother has been a successful Realtor for over 30 years, his father was a builder, and his uncle was in commercial real estate. Real Estate is in Matt’s blood and he has a passion to serve you in the best possible way to make sure every transaction goes as smooth as possible. Matt’s specialties are relocations and first time buyers. He has a commitment to treat each client as though “you are the only one” and you will notice this by his availability to your needs and professionalism. Matt grew up in the Carolina’s and graduated form Western Carolina University. He loves calling Wake County home because to him it’s all about family. Matt loves the outdoors, mountain biking, martial arts and trying to keep up with his 3 young kids. He is a big Yankees, Carolina Hurricanes, and Catamount fan.
Keri Nelson

Keri Nelson

Client Care Manager/Broker

Keri, along with her husband, two kids, & dog Finn, has lived in Wake Forest for the past 6 years. Growing up in the Midwest, she definitely does not miss the winters and absolutely loves all that North Carolina has to offer. When Keri is not working, she enjoys cheering on her son who plays travel hockey for the NC Force & watching her daughter learn how to ride horses. She loves being out in nature, going to the beach, traveling, watching cooking shows, playing board games, & family movie nights. Keri brings valuable experience to the team as a licensed Realtor with a background as a Client Service Manager. One of Keri’s passions is helping people and real estate gives her the opportunity to do just that. Interacting with clients and being part of such a huge purchase or sale motivates her to do her best . Her attention to detail and kind spirit deliver an exceptional experience for each client; she has helped close over 300 real estate transactions! You are in great hands with Keri.
Andrew Hening

Andrew Hening

Leads Manager

Andrew, a former college athlete and now husband and dad of 3 boys, has taken his talents from the field to the playground and now to the office. He has lived in North Carolina since 2nd grade and is happy to now call Raleigh home. He is committed to being a positive light and ensuring he adds value in every aspect of life.  Andrew has a passion for serving the community and is active in his church and a local non-profit in Raleigh. He is excited to be a part of the Kima family where he can apply his service mentality to align with your goals and objectives! He is committed to bringing his A-game everyday, so there are never any questions as to whether or not your needs are met and exceeded. A fun fact about Andrew is that he loves Taco Tuesday and if it were a holiday he would have no problem celebrating it every day!

Are you ready for our years of experience, dedication to making a difference, and powerful marketing knowledge to stand behind you and your home?

We’d be honored to work with you. 

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