NAI Earle Furman
101 East Washington Street
Suite 400

Greenville, South Carolina United States 29601
t+1 864 678 5940 m18642309102 f+1 864 235 4300
Earle
Furman
Chairman

Specialties: Industrial, Office and Investment

Scope of Service Experience

Earle’s primary area of expertise is a full range of industrial and office products. His secondary area of expertise is income properties.

Background & Experience

Earle is the founder and Chairman of NAI Earle Furman, LLC. After graduating from Furman University (BA) and The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (MBA) as well as serving as a Captain in the U.S. Army, he worked for fifteen years with The Furman Company earning Salesman of the Year honors and reaching the position of Vice President. In 1986 Earle started Earle Furman & Associates, which later became NAI Earle Furman, LLC and the rest, as they say, is history.

Earle has served in many leadership roles throughout the community in both professional organizations and local and philanthropic organizations. He currently serves on the board at First Citizens Bank of South Carolina. He has also taught Children’s Sunday School at First Baptist Church for 19 years, as well as served as Deacon and Chairman of Finance and Property Committees.

Education

B.A. in Economics, Furman University, 1969

MBA, University of North Carolina, 1971

Professional Associations & Designations

SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) – former President of the Carolinas Chapter

GGAR (Greater Greenville Association of Realtors) – Former Director

2017 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Platinum Level

2016 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Platinum Level 

2014 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Silver Level

2014 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Largest Transaction of the Year

2013 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Gold Level

2012 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Gold Level

2011 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Platinum Level

2011 – NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Largest Transaction of the Year

2009 - NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Largest Transaction of the Year

2008 - NAI Earle Furman Capital Club – Gold Level, Silver Level

1992 - GGAR Commercial Realtor of the Year

Vice Chairman, Community Works Federal Credit Union

Founder and Vice Chairman, Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Director, Furman University Foundation

Director and former Chairman, Greenville Housing Fund (now Community Works Carolina)

Former Director, First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Former Director, Greenville New Markets Opportunity, LLC

Former Director and Chair, Greenville Local Development Corporation

Former President, Greenville's Multiple Listing Service

Former President, Eastside/Greer YMCA

Former Organizer and Director, Summit National Bank

Former Director, Spindale Mills, Inc.

Former Co-Chair, Workforce Housing Task Force

Former Chairman, First Baptist Church Foundation