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Your Vision Meets Our Expertise

Our Franklin, TN based team is ready to help bring your project to life.

Steve Bacon, Partner of Hamilton Young



Clemson University | Clemson, South Carolina

Steve started his real estate career in Nashville with Healthcare Corporation of America, Inc. (HCA) where he was responsible for multi-million dollar acquisitions and dispositions for major regional healthcare systems.  From there, Steve developed over $15 million in single family residential homes through his development firm, Bacon Development Group.  Steve went on to become Chief Operating Officer of Harpeth Associates, LLC where he and Russ met, responsible for project management, construction management, zoning and entitlements for the $100+million mixed use project known as Harpeth Square.

Current Involvement:

Downtown Rotary Club and Board Member,  Battle of Franklin Trust Board Member, CCIM, ULI, Formerly President of Housing Authority, Historic Zoning Commissioner, Licensed General Contractor, Leadership Franklin graduate  

Russ Haynes, Partner of Hamilton Young



The University of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Russ is a finance professional with over 10 years of experience in finance and real estate development. He started his career at Synovus Bank in Atlanta, where he specialized in multi-family, hotel, parking, retail, industrial, and single family residential financing. After a successful stint at Synovus, Russ joined Harpeth Associates as the Vice President of Finance. He was quickly promoted to Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for financial modeling, accounting, cash management, investor relations, banking relations as well as leasing and property management for the $100+million mixed use development known as Harpeth Square.

Current Involvement:

Affiliations: Treasurer of Franklin Tomorrow, CCIM Designee and member, Member of ULI, NAIOP, Williamson County Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Network In Action, Young Leaders Council


Harpeth Square Manager

Tulsa Community College | Tulsa, Oklahoma 

Mary is a highly skilled senior-level professional with over 15 years of experience managing diverse assets, including new construction, mid-rise, mixed-use, and value-added communities. She has a strong background in regional property supervision, with expertise in analytical skills, budget preparation, project management, and customer service. Throughout her career, she has successfully managed multiple multi-family communities, implemented Covid-19 protocols, decreased delinquencies, and boosted occupancy rates through strategic marketing initiatives. Mary's achievements include overseeing large-scale renovations, increasing NOI, and driving revenue growth.


Harpeth Square Assistant Manager

The University of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Kristy is a seasoned senior-level professional renowned for her exceptional expertise in customer service and event management. With a track record of over a decade in leadership roles, Kristy's contributions have been pivotal to the success of various organizations. During her tenure as the Director of the Downtown Franklin Association, she ran highly successful Main Street Program initiatives and orchestrating prestigious events like the Town & Country Tour of Homes and Heritage Ball. Her adeptness in volunteer management, event coordination, customer relationship building, and fundraising has consistently exceeded expectations. Kristy's strategic vision and dedication to excellence have significantly enhanced the reputation and impact of the organizations she has served.

Current Involvement:

Saddle Up! Board Member, Finance Committee, Chukkers for Charity Committee, Music Country Grand Prix Committee, Coach in Alumni Transitions Lessons , Unite Williamson: Committee Member and Event Committee 

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