Susie Collins

Susie grew up in Asheboro, North Carolina, and graduated from Salem College in Winston Salem, NC, with a BFA degree in Art History and Studio Art. She spent part of her junior year in Providence, Rhode Island attending the Rhode Island School of Design/RISD for an intensive semester in graphic design. After graduating, she moved to Charlotte with friends and was a substitute teacher in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system while earning her K-6 teaching certificate at Queens University. She taught second grade before joining her family's business, MT Company (formerly Michael Thomas Furniture), in High Point as a designer and handling merchandising before she received an opportunity to open her own store and in 2003, she and her business partner launched Luna's, a high end clothing store in the Lake Norman area. In 2009, she joined BD Jeffries in SouthPark, a luxury lifestyle boutique, and enjoyed a successful sales career. After 9 years, Susie, decided to make a change and joined HM Properties as an executive assistant to Valerie Mitchener, the owner of the company.

Susie and her daughter live in the SouthPark area with their loveable yellow Lab, Harvey. Her family and creating art are her greatest passions. She enjoys spending time painting abstracts which are shown and sold at several locations in Charlotte and on her website. She also enjoys visiting museums, playing tennis, spending time outdoors, reading, and has a love for animals.




  • Salem College (Winston Salem, NC) - BFA in Art History & Studio Art
  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - (Providence, RI) - Graphic Design
  • Queens University (Charlotte, NC) - K-6 Teaching Certificate

community involvement

  • Myers Park Methodist Church (member)
  • Habitat for Humanity (volunteer)
  • Junior League of Charlotte (inactive)

hm properties is proud to be partnered with


SouthPark Office
6857 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
Waverly Office
7415 Waverly Walk Ave
Suite F2-2
Charlotte, NC 28277

hm properties news

Wed., July 11, 2018 - Valerie Mitchener, owner and broker-in-charge of HM Properties, an award-winning full-service residential real estate firm, has opened an office in the new master planned Waverly development located off Providence Road near I-485.

This 2,500 sq. foot office space in Waverly is HM Properties’ second office and is located at 7415 Waverly …

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