Established in 1981, Marketmasters is celebrating over 35 years of managing, selling and building retail and commercial properties. From Orlando to Savannah, clients of Marketmasters can choose from a portfolio of over 200 properties at any one time. This company has the ability to create effective marketing programs and has access to a national buyers pool. Financial staying power combined with proven managerial skills will carry Marketmasters far into the 21st century.

Phillip Parsons

Phillip H. Parsons

Our new President, Mr. Phillip Parsons, has over 30 years experience in commercial real estate. His landlord representation includes over 300 tenants within 100 centers. He is responsible for brokering the properties within Marketmasters. Mr. Parsons also spent 4 years serving in the United States Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller and is a Vietnam Veteran.

Mr. Parsons is a fourth generation Floridian, and attended Florida State University. He worked 18 years with Colliers International before becoming President of Marketmasters.

To reach Mr. Parsons, contact him at (904) 955-2253, or you can email him at



Ward Huntley

Ward Huntley is the Vice President and a Principal of Marketmasters. Since 1981 he has worked in various phases of real estate and developing other business interests for the Huntley family. Over the years, he has been involved in developing strip centers and build-to-suits for franchise organizations ranging from convenience stores, restaurants, auto repair, insurance industries, and CVS, as well as, several others.

Through the family businesses he’s developed, Mr. Huntley has gained experience in various industries including convenience stores, quick lube oil stores, transport temperature control systems, commercial bakeries, commercial coffee suppliers, manufacturing of aquatic systems to name a few. His expertise in multiple fields provides a unique perspective when helping clients develop their plans.

Mr. Huntley was raised in Orange Park, Florida and graduated from Clemson University.

He is active with the Clay County Economic Development Board, Seamark Ranch, Wise Counsel, and currently serves on First Atlantic Bank’s advisory board.



Leesa O’Leary

Leesa hails from Louisville, KY. She and her family arrived in Jacksonville in 1989 courtesy of the U.S. Navy. In 2004, she earned an A.S. degree in Legal Assisting from Florida Community College at Jacksonville and joined the Marketmasters team in 2005. Leesa assists Mr. Huntley and Mr. Parsons with a variety of projects. She is an avid reader and loves traveling to new places to check out restaurants featured on the Food Network Channel.

Maria Tuttle

Born and raised in Monticello, IA, Maria and her husband moved to Florida in August, 2004 to be near one of their daughters. A graduate of Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA with a BBA in Accounting, she joined Marketmasters in May 2005. Marketmasters manages properties for multiple entities and Maria handles accounts payable and day-to-day accounting functions for all. In addition she performs month-end and year-end reconciliations and closings and prepares financial statements.

Jill Moore

Jill Moore started in November 2016 and is the newest member of our team. Ms. Moore comes to us with 25 years’ experience in accounting, and is responsible for organizing and maintaining all account receivables files. Ms. Moore has lived in the area for some time and graduated from Orange Park High; she also attended courses at New Horizons for Microsoft Applications and received certification in Windows and Excel. Ms. Moore enjoys spending time with her family and four grandchildren.