About The Kerissa Payne Team
Associate Broker, Realtor®, ABR, SRES, e-Pro, SRS
Women’s Council of REALTORS
Texas State Governor – 2014
A real estate enthusiast and entrepreneur at heart, Kerissa enjoys the art of connecting people. Successful real estate investing naturally led to becoming a licensed REALTOR in her 20’s and a broker by 31 all the while, building and running The Kerissa Payne Team. Mrs. Payne later became a (national real estate chain) franchise owner in 2012 and built her team to be one of the top teams in East Texas. Most recently Mrs. Payne joined eXp Realty, a cloud-based, agent-owned, brokerage in which she is a share holder. She is excited to be at the forefront of real estate tech pioneering.
Mrs. Payne is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in a few start-ups from real estate tech to the oil & gas industry. KP has invested and flipped homes personally for the last 18 years while selling hundreds of homes with The Kerissa Payne Team. KP was born and raised in East Texas and chose to raise her family here for the last 20 years. She has an excellent working knowledge of East Texas and has enjoyed working with a menagerie of clients from people needing to sell their family homes to multi-million dollar developments.
KP is a multi-million dollar producer and consistently hits her goals year over year. She attained the an Executive Club Award in 2013, (the national real estate chain) 100% Club Award in 2014 and the Platinum Club Award in 2015. Under Mrs. Payne’s leadership, The Kerissa Payne Team was recognized as one of the top 500 Teams in the State of Texas, the top 250 teams in the state, and as one of the Top 20 Teams in the Vanguard Council. The Kerissa Payne Team was also recognized as one of America’s Best Agents by REAL Trends in 2015 & 2016. Mrs. Payne attained the Prestigious Hall of Fame Award in 2016 in which fewer than 23% of (national real estate chain) Agents ever earn. Kerissa also obtained the (national real estate chain) Platinum Club Award in 2015 & 2016.
Broker’s License # 618377. Licensed in the state of Texas
Baylor has always had a passion for business and helping people. He believes that good business is more than just getting a great deal, but rather it is the act of making every party involved feel as if they have achieved their goals. It is this mindset that has motivated Baylor to pursue excellence in any business relationship or deal he is apart of. Baylor strives to achieve the highest level of professional real estate service and is dedicated to helping each and every individual navigate the most important financial decision of their life. This pursuit of excellence is also complimented by his knowledge of the Lindale area as he has lived there for all of his life. Baylor is proud to work alongside his parents in the real estate industry and is excited for the opportunity to serve his community.
Lyle was born in Dallas, TX and moved to East TX at the age of 9. He has lived in Lindale, TX for over 30 years. He is married to Kerissa L. Payne and has three children, Baylor, Mattison, and Tyler. He attended two years at TJC, then went to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK and majored in Communications with a public relations minor. Lyle is a Senior Sales Representative with NFIB and has been in sales for over 20 years. He is actively involved with his family at Rose Heights Church located in Tyler, Texas. He has been a high level top producing sales rep, and is bringing his vast knowledge and experience into the real estate field. He is actively involved with his family at Christ Central Church and has played an active role in the youth department as well as men’s ministries. He is highly motivated and dedicated to helping others realize their dreams!
Kally came home to Texas after years of living abroad and throughout the southern United States. She and her five-year-old son, Joshua, love traveling, new adventures, and spending time with family.
Kally holds a degree in Spanish with an emphasis in Business Administration from Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. She spent seven years working for The Salvation Army in a variety of capacities, including Community Relations, Fundraising, and developing outreach programs in marginalized communities. As she is fully bilingual, two of those years were spent in Buenos Aires, Argentina working as a translator for The Salvation Army’s headquarters for eastern South America. More recently, Kally lived in beautiful Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where she co-owned a property management company specializing in vacation homes owned by foreign investors.
Kally enjoys using her unique blend of skills and experience as a member of The Kerissa Payne Team. Having finally arrived “home” after so many years, she considers it an honor and privilege to help others find their very own home in East Texas.