Meet Our Team

Our Team

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Al Parham
President / Chairman, Managing Broker
BIO

Mr. Parham serves as President and Managing Broker of River Oak Realty leading the company beyond its 30-year milestone. In this capacity, he oversees all brokerage activities, conducts business development, and sets the strategic direction of the company.

Al was raised in North Carolina, but has resided in the Northeast Florida area since 1978. He has been in the real estate business since 1984 and founded River Oak Realty Inc. in 1986. He lead the growth of the real estate business from a small residential sales office to an established Real Estate Brokerage firm in the Northeast Florida area now boasting a Property Management Division inventory of nearly 500 properties.

Al served for over 7 years on the Clay County Board of Directors, Chairman of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee, Clay County REALTORS® Association Grievance Committee and President of the Clay County Association of REALTORS® in 1992.

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Dana Pittman
Director of Operations / REALTOR®
BIO

Born in North Carolina, Dana has been a Florida resident since 1983 and lived in Clay County since 2005. She is a licensed Realtor® and Director of Operations for River Oak Realty, Inc. With over 15 years experience in Property Management, she has led companies through startups, survival, turnaround and growth modes. Dana’s strong work ethic, intuition, diligence and encouragement, creates a positive experience in the day-to-day operations of River Oak Realty. Her business approach is direct and successful while always listening to the client’s needs that ensures an honest and efficient transaction.

Married to her best friend, Dana has two beautiful children whom she adores. In her off time she enjoys her passion of being on the water boating, hiking and camping with her family.

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Richard Conrad
REALTOR® / Property Manager
BIO
Rick has been a Real Estate professional since 2013 and brings with him 35 years of experience and knowledge in the customer service business. Since obtaining his professional license Rick has concentrated his efforts in the Property Management business where he thrives on face to face contact with customers and property owners alike. With a very diverse background, Rick and his wife, Jami, have served as missionaries in Cuba, Honduras, Brazil, Bolivia, and most recently in the Philippines with his community church. It is this passion for helping others, his direct approach and interpreting requirements that makes him successful in the property management field. Rick is a Father of 4 grown children and a Grandfather of three.
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John Latham
REALTOR® / Property Manager
BIO
John Latham, a life long resident of Florida, moved to the Jacksonville area in 1970. He obtained his real estate license in 1979 and for the last 30 years worked part time assisting families in finding that perfect home to rent or own while working full time servicing customers at a local Toyota dealership for 34 years. In 2011 John took over the management of Latham Real Estate Property Management Division and until its merger with River Oak Realty in 2017. He has an outstanding career in customer service and looks forward to continuing his relationship with new and past clients and property owners. In his off time, John enjoys golfing, bowling and spending time cruising with his family and friends.
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Daniel Macary
Realtor ®
BIO
Hailing from Connecticut, Daniel Macary, a huge animal lover, has been a resident of Florida since 2004. Daniel is a Licensed Realtor®, enjoying all aspects of this career. In his down time, he actually enjoys doing maintenance on his own house along with learning about other projects that are unfamiliar.
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Steve Nelson
BIO
Steve is a North Florida native. After all these years of working with businesses and homeowners in the area he has now decided to expand his services to assist these same people with the purchasing and selling of their homes. He is an expert of the terrain of the North Florida from Ameila Island to Ponte Vedra and wants to help you today!
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Ben Parham
Broker / Advisor
BIO

Ben Parham is the President and Managing Real Estate Broker of Integrity Realty & Management, Inc. in Denver Colorado. Prior to founding Integrity Realty & Management, Ben was the managing broker of River Oak Realty, Inc., one of the largest property management and sales brokerages in the Northeast Florida area responsible for a property management inventory of over 500 rental properties, and where he continues to serve as Vice President and Communications Advisor.

A veteran of the United States Navy, he proudly served as a Cryptologic Technician (Technical) where he was awarded the Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Navy Achievement Medals, and a Good Conduct Medal.

After completing his military service, he pursued his education graduating magna cum laude from Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate of Science degree, and earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Columbia College. Ben has been a practicing real estate broker since September 2000, and holds current broker license in both Colorado and Florida.

He is an active member of various professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels. Currently, Ben serves as the 2018 President of the Denver Chapter of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. In 2015, he was the Chairman of the Young Professionals Network for the South Metro Denver Association of REALTORS®. From 2011-2012, Ben served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of REALTORS®, the largest trade association in the state with a membership of over 100,000 members. His REALTOR® memberships include the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®, South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association, Colorado Association of REALTORS®, Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS®, Florida Association of REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS®.

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Lynn Parham
Accounting Manager
BIO
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Linda Sparks
REALTOR®
BIO

Former Chairman of the Duval County School Board, biology teacher, UNF Instructor, and Regional Executive Director of NECA/IBEW electrical academies, Linda now applies her leadership and love for real estate at most friendly River Oak. Linda brings vast experience as a leasing agent and real estate sales.

Linda earned her doctorate in Leadership from University of North Florida (UNF) and also holds an MS in Environmental Science. She was appointed by four Governors to numerous State Boards and Commissions and served on Jacksonville’s Greater Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club One. She was awarded the Elected Official of the Year Award in 1998 and is currently completing her book on LIGHT.

Linda and David, who retired from Florida Highway Patrol and Florida National Guard, have four grown children and are members of Hibernia Baptist Church.

Linda welcomes your call.

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Bob Dickinson
GRI, CRS - REALTOR®
BIO
Robert E. Dickinson, GRI, CRS. Bob is a retired Command Master Chief, United States Navy and senior member of our team. He is a graduate of the Realtor Institute and a Certified Residential Specialist with an extensive background in property management and sales. Bob is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Florida and Maine. In 2016 he was awarded the coveted designation "Realtor Emeritus: from the National Association of Realtors.
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Jennifer Peffer
Bookkeeper/Office Manager
BIO
Jennifer Peffer brings over 20 years experience in customer service, accounting and management to our team. Jennifer is a dedicated bookkeeper with extensive experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry, payroll and office administration. She is accurate and organized with strong problem-solving skills, extraordinary attention to detail and willingness go above and beyond to assist everyone. Jennifer is a fast learner with proven adaptability to new technologies and applications. Jennifer is the behind the scenes backbone to our everyday operations.

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