Our Team


Our team is comprised of some of the most knowledgeable, hardest-working, and dedicated people in commercial real estate today. With advanced knowledge of the Gulf Coast, and South East Region, our staff is extremely qualified to help with whatever your real estate needs may be. Combined, our team holds decades of experience in the field of commercial real estate. You can be assured that you are in good company when working with Vallas Realty, Inc.
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John P. Vallas

Owner, Principal and Qualifying Broker


Mr. Vallas is currently the Qualifying Broker for Vallas Realty, Inc. Opened in 2009, Vallas Realty has overseen multiple notable transactions including buyer and tenant representation, seller representation, landlord and tenant representation, site selection services for national, regional and local retailers and restaurants. Vallas Realty has extensive experience in the marketing and sale of special assets and REO properties. Vallas Realty, Inc. is licensed in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.



Robert H. Cook

Robert H. Cook

Sales Agent and Marketing Specialist


Mr. Cook is currently the lead Sales Agent for Vallas Realty, Inc. He has overseen multiple notable transactions including buyer and tenant representation, seller representation, landlord and tenant representation, site selection services for national, regional and local retailers, restaurants and large office users. Mr. Cook has extensive experience in the marketing and sale of investment properties, special assets and REO properties.


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Amber Hightower Dedeaux

Associate Broker-Alabama
Qualifying Broker-Florida


Ms. Dedeaux is currently an Associate Broker for Vallas Realty, Inc. in Alabama, and the Qualifying Broker for VRI in Florida. She joined the company at its inception in 2009. Ms. Dedeaux’s current focus and responsibilities include the leasing of listed shopping centers, as well as tenant representation. Her current portfolio of listed shopping centers stretches from Semmes in west Mobile County, to several centers in Mobile, Saraland, Orange Beach, and Gulf Breeze. Ms. Dedeaux represents over 415,000 square feet of retail space.



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Kenny Nichols

SALES AGENT


Mr. Nichols joined Vallas Realty in 2016 as a Sales Agent specializing in brokerage and site selection for national, regional, and local tenants. Prior to entering the commercial real estate field, Mr. Nichols spent nearly nine years in the consulting engineering profession working with large governmental and private sector clients and brings a tremendous amount of knowledge on policy and permitting to Vallas Realty Inc.


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Emily Miller

Administrative Assistant


Mrs. Miller is currently the administrative assistant for Vallas Realty, Inc. She oversees day to day operations within the office including marketing, billing and record keeping.
She has been with Vallas Realty, Inc. since 2015 and comes from a liberal arts background. Mrs. Miller recently became a licensed agent to better serve the needs of the office.



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Jordan Yeager Vallas

IT Support Specialist


Jordan is currently the IT Support Specialist and Website Administrator for Vallas Realty, Inc. His duties include keeping the website site current and accurate while also ensuring all Vallas Realty, Inc computers up to date and running. Jordan is currently preparing for a Commercial Drone License for site photography and evaluation.