Meet Wayne & Cynthia Burris

Prior to becoming a full-time Realtor, Wayne was a successful developer and real estate investor both on Smith Mountain Lake and Lake Norman in North Carolina. Wayne and his wife, Cynthia, who works by his side, have lived on Smith Mountain Lake since 1986 and love it! The Burrises are active in the Lake community and Wayne is a former Director of the SML Chamber of Commerce/Partnership. They are both members of Franklin Heights Baptist Church.


In addition, Wayne's credentials include:

* Voted 2008 Top Real Estate Agent “STARS OF THE LAKE” Platinum Award for Excellence
in Real Estate and Oustanding Levels of Expertise in Serving his clients.

* Member status in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.

* Member of The Chairman Club, RE/MAX Highest Sales Production Award.

* Recipient of the Diamond Award by the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS.

* More than 40 years of sales and marketing experience including ten as an International
Marketing Consultant.

* Former President and Chairman of Burris Industries, now a part of La-Z-Boy Industries.

* Recipient of the Innovator of the Year Award for the entire furniture industry and Small
Businessman of the Year Award for the State of North Carolina.

* Graduate of Harvard Business School & North Carolina State (Distinguished Alumni, 1970)



What Our Clients Are Saying...


“We were your first customer and we quickly realized you would be a success in real estate with your knowledge, enthusiasm and common sense. After 10 years we couldn’t be more pleased with our investment at Bernard’s Landing. Thank you Lake Man!”
Lou and Wes Purdie
High Point, NC


“As a developer of prestigious water properties and commercial parcels, having a real estate agent that knows the lake market and the principals of this business is priceless to us. Aside from Wayne’s outstanding expertise in moving and acquiring property for our company, I can truly say his best attributes are his friendship and honesty. We are proud that he is both our friend and business associate.”
Mike Mas – Mas Properties
Moneta, VA


"We want to say thank you again for doing such a superb job in selling our property. You did more for us in the short time you had our property listed than another realtor who listed it. We appreciate your efforts and hard work."
Connie & Forrest Mills
Moneta, VA


"I feel confident to use you as my listing agents because of your work ethic, personalities, persistence and Christian approach."
Bruce Campbell
Peqnannock, NJ


"You represented us in a highly professional and diligent manner during the purchase of our home. The best recommendation I can give is that ten years later you remain good friends!"
Pat Stokes
Moneta, VA / Seattle, WA


"We have "been to the altar" three times with Wayne and Cynthia. Thanks to the Burris Team for finding unique properties which we have treasured ... with the third one the best yet. Cynthia and Wayne truly are family!
Stephanie and Brad Dozier
Hickory, NC


“I work with real estate professionals every day in my business activities. Your professional experience and complete knowledge of the entire lake area gave us the comfort level necessary to make a decision. You and Cynthia went beyond our expectations and provided great service resulting in a smooth closing.”
Carl Banks
Apex, NC