Meet The Team

Andrew M. Polumbo

Andy lives in Hope Mills, NC. He served in the US Navy aboard a submarine tender in Dunoon, Scotland. He was meritoriously promoted and recognized as Sailor of the Month several times while serving abroad. He has taught Pre-licensing, Post Licensing and Continuing Education literally across North Carolina for over 13 years.

He is a highly sought after Real Estate Instructor. He is currently a member of the Longleaf Association of REALTORS@ (in Fayetteville, NC), a member of the North Carolina Real Estate Educator Association (NCREEA) and the North Carolina Association of Realtors. Andy is dedicated to his Real Estates students’ success and has dedicated many hours assisting them in achieving their initial Real Estate Licensing. He is a member of his local Grievance and Professional Standards Committee.

Andy currently serves as the Broker-in-Charge of Soldiers First Real Estate, LLC and Soldiers First Property Management and currently teaching real estate continuing education and postlicensing throughout North Carolina.

Mark A. Mayoras

Mark and his wife Julie live in Fayetteville, NC.  They have two adult children Nicole (a West Point Graduate and Combat Veteran) and Marques a Computer Science Engineer.  Originally from LaCrosse, WI, he served 30 years in the US Army retiring as a LTC. Mark earned his Bachelor Degree from Indiana University and his Master of Business Administration from South Carolina University.  Mark has several successful businesses one of which is a growing real estate firm.  He also mentors Army personnel exiting the military, ‘From Boots to Business’,  a volunteer position.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors at CEED, a local non-profit organization focusing on helping the less advantaged at starting businesses.

Mark and his daughter own a local real estate firm in Fayetteville, NC where he serves as the Qualifying Broker.  He is an active member of the Longleaf Association of REALTORS.



       Jamie Batchelor

Jamie is from Nashville, TN and lives in the Raeford area with her husband and their two young boys. Her husband is a 20+ year veteran of the US Navy and the US Army and is currently stationed at Fort Bragg. She has been a member of the Soldiers First Real Estate team for over a year now and specializes in  property management as well as buying and selling homes. She is an active member of the Longleaf Pine REALTORS Association as well as the administrative coordinator for AP Seminars and Andy Polumbo Real Estate School.




Andy Polumbo Real Estate School Goal:

To provide an exceptional level of instruction and to provide a great atmosphere for our customers and students to learn while achieving their CE Mandatory and Elective requirements as well as providing postlicensing courses for provisional brokers.