How It Started. How It's Going.

First Venture Commercial and Residential has a rich history of the right people coming together at just the right time to create a company that would be market leaders in commercial and residential real estate. From 1999 to present, our company has always thrived on matching real estate experts with real people with real needs in family life or business. We are more than proud to serve the city we love and give buyers access to amazing opportunities.


Our Company Milestones

2022 - Here We Are

First Venture Properties entered into a joint partnership with Redding Investments, to form First Venture Commercial and Residential to better serve the market needs of its clients and the Wilson market.

Keep Going

First Venture has been recognized by its clients and others throughout Wilson and Eastern NC for its involvement and assistance in the development of small and medium project and their knowledge of the market.

2000 - Let's Do It

First Venture moved on to full-time commercial brokerage and developing throughout Eastern North Carolina. First Venture assisted clients including general brokerage representing sellers, buyers, landlords and developers. First Venture also partnered with other entities in several development projects to include the development of flex space, retail non-anchored centers, offices, and assisted clients with the redevelopment of their properties.

1999 - First Steps

First Venture Properties was formed in 1999 when Tom Corbett left PF Properties, LLC (f/k/a North Hills Inc.). PF Properties had sold off their portfolio and after 20 years in the commercial real estate industry, Tom decided to open a full service commercial office in his hometown of Wilson, NC. First Venture’s first client was Wilson Downtown Properties, Inc where Tom served as Wilson Downtown Marketing Director, while assisting additional clients in Eastern NC.