Laura Maultsby / Listing Specialist


With over 15 years of experience. Laura incorporates integrity, energy, hard work and creativity into every detail of her real estate business. Laura grew up in Charlotte, NC and her family has deep roots in Mt. Island Lake area. Her grandfather built homes in the Oakdale and Coulwood community when Highway 16 was a dirt road. Laura is an alumni from UNCC with a BA in Elementary Education. As much as she loved educating young minds her heart was always pulled to the Real Estate Industry. From there she went to Mingle and received her Real Estate Broker’s License in 2004. Since then she has earned many awards from Century21 and Keller Williams. for Quality Service and Charlotte Magazines, 5 Star Real Estate Award for many consecutive years.


2018 – Top 50 LKN Women in Real Estate
2017- Top Team Sales
2017- Largest Leap Productivity Group                                         704.241.8727
2017- Platinum Circle Award                                              
5 Star Real Estate Award
Quality Service and Charlotte Magazines

John Maultsby / Buyer’s Specialist


John joined the team in 2016. With over 20 years of construction experience, he has learned a lot of valuable skills that he uses daily in Real Estate negotiations and educating sellers and home buyers. John proudly volunteers at sporting events, neighborhood festivals, and non profit organizations.





Steven Ryle / Buyer’s Specialist


Steven Ryle is a Buyer’s Specialist of four years, coming from a construction business background. Steven is a Charlotte native and is heavily involved in the Mountain Island Lake community. He uses his housing and land knowledge, strong negotiations, and hyper local area expertise to help strengthen the communities we serve, client by client.  In 2018, Steven was awarded Top Buyer’s Agent.



Nikki Bright / Marketing Specialist


Nikki Bright has joined the team as our Client Care and Marketing Specialist. She is responsible for designing and delivering marketing programs to support the growth and expansion of Maultsby Realty Group. Her outgoing personality and love for the community makes her an asset to the team.




Jean Penner / Buyer’s Specialist


Jean loves the Mountain Island Lake area and has called this home for over 20 years. She married Joe and has two children who both attend UNC-Chapel Hill. Following Real Estate has been one of Jean’s hobbies and she grateful to now have the opportunity to work as a real estate agent with the Maultsby Realty Group.