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  • About

    Meet Our Team

    Eric Burch



    Eric began his career in Jonesboro real estate in 2005, shortly after moving back to Jonesboro from the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Building on his sterling reputation and considerable experience, Eric joined a Jonesboro brokerage in 2005, where he specialized in selling single family homes and was awarded Rookie of the Year in 2006. He has consistently been ranked among Arkansas’s top producing real estate agents throughout his career at leading firms. Eric and Ann Marie obtained their broker licenses in the real estate industry and opened their own office, Burch & Co. Real Estate, in 2010. Eric and Ann Marie attended many educational conferences and hired several coaches to make sure they are among the elite in the field and they wanted to share the success with their colleagues. They began a team approach and have grown that now to be an unprecedented, marvelous concept in our area that works like a charm. This success was again confirmed in August of 2014, when Eric appeared on The Biography Channel in Times Square. Eric’s high level of loyalty and integrity resonates with buyers and sellers as he approaches each real estate transaction with enthusiasm and intellect. His vast knowledge of Northeast Arkansas’ multifaceted market and close attention to detail complement his collaborations with clients. Inspired by his exceptional degree of service, Eric's client base is largely repeat buyers and sellers and their referrals. Other achievements in Eric’s real estate career include: Diamond Award for Excellence presented by Arkansas Realtors Association for nine straight years. - Voted Jonesboro’s Favorite Real Estate Agent five years in a row. - Received Reader’s Choice Winner for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 - Sold over 2000 homes over the past ten years.

    Ann Marie Burch

    Executive Broker and Owner


    Ann was raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas and attended Nettleton School District and Arkansas State University. Her parents are Eddie Joe and Janis Barker and she has one sister, Amanda. She married Eric in 1999 and relocated to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 which changed the course of their life and relocated her family back to their hometown of Jonesboro. Ann started her real estate career in 2006 by assisting Eric, her husband. Since that time, Ann has furthered her education and obtained a brokers license. In July of 2011 Eric and Ann opened their own real estate company in Jonesboro named Burch & Co. Real Estate. Ann serves by being the principal broker for Burch & Co. and by personally assisting Eric with the listing side of the business. In Ann’s spare time she enjoys time with Eric and Hayden, traveling, playing with Rosie (the family English cream golden retriever), running, and sister time with Amanda.

    Ricardo Marino

    New Home Specialist


    Richard Wimberley

    Listing Coordinator & Principal Broker


    Richard was born in Memphis, Tn. and raised between Grenada, Ms and Minooka, Il. (near Chicago) were he graduated high school. Richard joined the US Air Force in 1973 and relocated to Oklahoma. After his tour of duty Richard remained in Oklahoma and attended Central State University to pursue a teaching degree. Fate intervened and Richard began a 27 year career in telecommunications that would take him to Tulsa, Ok., Dallas, Tx., Memphis, Tn. and finally to Jonesboro, Arkansas. In 2004 Richard pursued a lifelong dream and attended Kelton's Real Estate School in Jonesboro. Richard became a full time, licensed agent in 2006. Richard's wife Cindy owns a local hair salon and they have four children and two grandchildren. Richard and his family love animals and pursue hobbies in horse showing, bird dog field trails, hunting and fishing.

    Jack Turner

    Buyer's Agent


    Jack Turner was born and raised in Osceola, Arkansas. Jack attended Osceola High School and graduated in 2001. From 2001 to 2006, Jack attended Arkansas State University where he played Rugby for the ASU Mens Collegiate Team. He graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and a Masters of Public Administration. After completion of his graduate studies Jack immediately took a Project Manager position with the City of Jonesboro, where he spent the next five years. Jack received numerous promotions while at the city, ultimately acting as the Communications Director for Mayor Perrin. Jack received a great opportunity from Eric Burch that allowed him to pursue his interests in real estate. Jack has been with the Eric Burch All-Star Team since May 2013 and looks forward to many more years.

    Joanna Clines

    Director of Finances


    Joanna is a native of Jonesboro and has lived here her entire life. She graduated from Nettleton High School and attended ASU for two years. She and her husband, Johnny, have one beautiful daughter, Ranae. They love to travel and vacation at the beach or lake. Joanna has worked in the past for Citizen’s Bank in various roles including teller, accounting clerk and secretary to the Chairman of the Board. She also worked at Totem Pole Pawn Shop as a pawn broker for 14 years and at Clark’s Bridal for four years. Her last job before joining Burch & Co. Real Estate was working at Valley View Schools for three years as a Paraprofessional teaching re-mediated reading. She also loves to bake and has worked with Mary Coleman’s Catering service for ten years.

    Seth Weston

    Closing Coordinator/Realtor


    Seth is a lifelong resident of Jonesboro. He graduated from Jonesboro High School and went on to Arkansas State University, graduating with a B.S.E. in Mathematics. Seth played trombone in his high school and college band programs. He met his wife, Ashley, in the ASU band. Seth worked for a county government official during college and immediately after graduation. He also worked as a legal assistant for a local law firm for approximately four years. Seth earned his real estate license in July of 2013, and he joined the Burch & Co. team in June of 2016.

    Amber Combs

    Transaction Coordinator


    Amber was born in Stuttgart, AR and raised in Jonesboro. She graduated from Valley View High School and attended ASU for two years receiving a Child Development Associates credential in 2012. She and her husband, Gavin, have two amazing children, Jude and Maggey. Prior to working for Burch & Co. Real Estate, Amber worked at a local child care center as the program director. Amber enjoys reading, cooking and spending quality time with her family. She and her husband are also actively involved atTemple Baptist Church.

    Beth Tinker

    Director of Client Experience


    Beth has lived in Jonesboro for three years with her husband, three sons and two dogs. She has two sons in high school and one son attending ASU pursuing a music degree. Beth has a marketing/sales degree from Memphis State University. Her background is in customer relations and she truly loves serving others. She was blessed to be a stay at home mom with her boys for many years and enjoyed volunteering at school, church and their many activities. Currently, Beth is involved with the Jonesboro Newcomers Group, PTA and is a member of Central Baptist Church. Beth enjoys spending time with her family, photography, scrap-booking and the outdoors, especially being on the water.

    Candace Johnson

    Director of First Impressions


    Candace was born and raised in Caraway, Arkansas. She attended Riverside High School and graduated in 2000. From there she went on to attend Arkansas State University and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Candace is married to Jarrett Johnson and they have a 6 year old daughter named Eden. They currently live in Brookland, AR. Candace and her husband love to travel and spend time with family in their spare time. In 2017, she joined the Burch & Co. team as the Director of First Impressions.

    Deborah Allen

    Buyer's Agent


    Deborah has lived in Jonesboro since 1996 and loves to cook, read, go bowling and visit the beach. She is an active member of Jonesboro Worship Center. Deborah obtained her real estate license in 1998 and broker license in 2000. Currently she is a Buyer Specialist with Burch & Co. Real Estate. She has also worked for 23 years as Director of Purchasing and Materials Management with Hospital Corporations and assisted physicians and corporate employees in relocations. She is the single parent of one daughter, who graduated from ASU in 2011. Her daughter also recently spent four months in Uganda, Africa and was the third runner up to Miss Arkansas.

    Tim Bowers

    Buyer's Agent


    Tim Bowers graduated from Corning High School in 2002. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University in 2006. He obtained his Master's in Business Administration from Arkansas State University in 2014. He has 4 years experience in the financial sector working in loss mitigation and 5 years of occupational safety experience prior to joining Burch & Co. as a Buyer's Agent. Tim married his wife, Lindsey, in 2016 and is expecting his first child in August 2017.

    Derek Jacobs

    Buyer's Agent


    Derek is a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas. He grew up in Osceola, AR. In 2001 he left to attend Arkansas State University where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Education in 2007. Derek always wanted to coach basketball so, upon graduation he went to Helena-West Helena, where he taught and coached football and basketball. In 2009 he was hired as the Head Basketball Coach at Brookland High School and moved back to Northeast Arkansas. After one year there, he was hired to coach basketball at Greene County Tech in Paragould. During his time there, he married his wife, Alexa, in 2011 and they had their first child, Kai. After five years in coaching and teaching, Derek decided getting a real estate license would give him more control of his time, so that he could spend more with his wife and son. In 2013 he passed the real estate licensing test and went to work at Coldwell Banker in Jonesboro. Derek and Alexa had another child in 2014, a girl named Presley. After 4 years at Coldwell Banker, he sat down with Eric, Ann, and Jack and they sold him on their vision for the Jonesboro real estate market! At the end of July 2017 he became a part of the Burch & Co. family.

    Michael Gregson

    Buyer's Agent


    Michael is a native of Jonesboro, graduating from Jonesboro High School in 2001. He went on to attend Arkansas State University and graduated with a degree in Marketing Management. He met his wife, Jana, in 2009 and they have one daughter, Kamry, and one son, Sawyer. Michael has always had a passion for serving his community which lead him to join the Jonesboro Fire Department in 2011. He also started his own business called Elite Exterior which focused on cleaning the exterior of houses and lead him to meet Eric. Michael had always had an interest in real estate and after meeting Eric he saw a great opportunity to pursue it. Upon getting his license in 2017, he joined Eric’s team has a buyer’s agent.

    James Bickham

    Buyer's Agent


    James comes to the Burch & Co. team in 2018 as a high-energy buyer’s agent, with a long history of excellent performance, sales, marketing and advertising. James was raised in Southern California before moving to Jonesboro, in late 2005 where he graduated from Valley View High School. He went on to graduate from Arkansas State University obtaining 2 Bachelors degrees; one being in Physical Education and the second in English. After graduation, he accepted a job teaching in the Jonesboro School System and while he wasn’t coaching, he began to referee college basketball. He decided that education wasn’t his life’s calling and began to pursue a career as a high level basketball official, amateur videographer and photographer. He loves taking photos, and shooting videography around the United States. He has multiple skill sets that are going to help him thrive in Burch & Co.’s team setting.

    Tim Rook

    Buyer's Agent


    Tim Rook graduated from Highland High School in 1982. He joined the Army in 1983 and was in the 82nd airborne paratroopers. In 1984 he married his high school sweetheart, Glenda Hosman Rook, and they have 3 children and 1 grandchild. After 10 years of military service he became a nurse with St Bernards Medical Center and worked in various departments including the Cath Lab, ICU and Dialysis. In 1996 Tim became a firefighter for the city of Jonesboro and also worked in the Cath Lab at NEA Baptist Hospital. In 2004 after protecting the city for 9 years, due to an on the job injury, he left the fire department and became a full time nurse with NEA Hospital where he is still on staff. In 2017 he decided to further his talents and became a full time real estate agent. Tim has protected his country, his city and community and now desires to serve his clients with the same service and dedication.

    Jennifer Delong

    Buyer's Agent

    License Number: SA00083187

    Jennifer graduated from Lockport High School, NY in 1993, and quickly married to travel the United States as an Air Force wife. With a quick stint in Anchorage Alaska, and Phoenix Arizona, she returned to NY to raise her two boys. After a major life change, Jennifer moved to Jonesboro in 2012 to restart her life. As the marketing director for a local IT company, she started a muddy fundraiser for St. Bernards NICU, has written for several local magazines, performed with local arts organizations and graduated from the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce Leadership training. Her proudest moment was buying a house as a single mom with Burch & Co.’s help. She also started and ran a local singles group with nearly 1000 members which is where she met her husband who she recently married. Now the step/mother of 8, Jennifer understands how difficult it can be to find a house that “fits”. She’s seen homes all over the country and now brings her experience to the Burch & Co. family, in order to help your family find their dream home.

    Angela King

    Buyer's Agent