Gordon founded the company that would later become Seaside Vacations in 1990 and continues to serve as president. He holds a degree from the University of Virginia and has worked in the vacation rental industry for 25 years. A graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI), Gordon is also a Certified Residential Broker (CRB) and a New Homes Specialist (NHS).
An acknowledged expert in the fields of real estate and property management, Gordon’s commentary has been featured in The Wall Street Journal. A regular columnist for The North Beach Sun, his column, “Property Manager’s Notebook,” is recognized as a resource for homeowners, prospective homeowners and property managers throughout the vacation rental industry.
An active member of the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA), he is frequently asked to speak at national seminars. He is past president of the North Carolina Vacation Rental Managers Association (NCVRMA), past board member of the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® and a founding board member of the Outer Banks Community Development Committee, an organization that develops affordable housing and provides housing and asset building services to residents of northeastern North Carolina.
Gordon is also president of Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty, a sister company to Seaside Vacations. He enjoys flying, diving, hiking, fishing, boating, biking, surfing and kayaking.