The Topsail Island Real Estate Team

Nick Phillips

Broker / Owner

Nick Phillips is the founder and Managing Broker of Landmark Real Estate Group. Nick is consistently recognized as the Top Producing Agent in the Topsail Island real estate market. Landmark Real Estate Group currently ranks as the #1 Producing Real Estate Brokerage on Topsail Island as well. Nick attributes Landmark's success to a strong work ethic, unmatched dedication to client service, and a full time marketing department that stays on the cutting edge of technology. In addition to brokering homes, Nick has also built a number of oceanfront and waterfront homes on the island, and has a solid working knowledge of coastal construction. Whether you are considering selling or buying Topsail Island real estate, Nick has the local knowledge and industry expertise to make your experience not only a success but a pleasure.

In his free time, Nick enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and spending time on the beach with his wife Sophia and their three children; Ava, Michael and Jacob

Jim Cornelison


Jim brings over 20 years experience in Real Estate development and sales management to the Landmark Team. Jim is a native of Jamestown, North Carolina and attended Elon University in Elon, NC. Jim and his wife Robin visited Topsail Island for many years as vacationers before purchasing their 2nd home on Topsail Island. Later Jim began building spec houses on the oceanfront of Topsail Island, and continues to invest in Topsail Island Real Estate today.

Jim understands the ins and outs of purchasing real estate on Topsail lsland including insurance, factors that affect rental income, as well as coastal construction. Jim's local knowledge enables him to act as an expert guide to buyers of Topsail Island real estate.

Dean Phillips


Dean was born in Smithfield NC, and made his first trip to Topsail Island as a 3 month old in 1955. He has been enjoying Topsail ever since. Dean's childhood summers were spent exploring the sounds, creeks and waterways around Topsail Island and it was at a young age that he developed a passion for saltwater fishing which continues to be his favorite pastime today.

Dean is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia, and has over 20 years experience in the Real Estate business as a developer, builder, Broker, and buyer/seller of timberlands. Dean has also developed and built a number of homes in the Topsail Island real estate market. Dean has the unique perspective of seeing Topsail island real estate through the eyes of a vacationer, a 2nd home owner, a developer, and as a full time resident. His passion for real estate and industry knowledge are second to none, and come as a great value to his clients.

Dean spends his free time indulging his love of saltwater fishing. From the laid back atmosphere of Topsail surf fishing, to the offshore ventures of Gulfstream sportfish, Dean spends every spare moment enjoying the vast, year-round fishing opportunities that Topsail Island offers.

Sharon Jones

Broker / Realtor

A native of Wayne County, Sharon spent her summers here on Topsail Island making memories that she still cherishes today. After earning her degree in business administration from Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, she relocated to Topsail Island to pursue a lifelong dream of helping others buy and sell real estate. She is a resident of Topsail Island, and has been selling real estate in the Greater Topsail area for the past 6 years. She takes her profession very seriously, staying current with various educational offerings, new market trends, along with her personal real estate investments.

She has fond memories of her childhood, walking the Scotch Bonnet pier with her father and swimming and playing in the canals of Surf City. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, reading, and spending time on the beach with her family and friends. She feels very fortunate to call Topsail Island her home.

Jason Boger

Director of Marketing & Technology

Jason handles all marketing and technology initiatives for Landmark. With a Bachelors of Technology degree from Andrews University, Jason brings over 10 years of digital media expertise to the team, with a background in graphic design, web development and video production. Most recently, he served as Chief Technology Officer for a leading online retailer, overseeing all aspects of the company's web presence and IT infrastructure.

Jason and his wife Lauren were married on North Topsail Beach in May of 2007 and live in Surf City, where they enjoy spending time on the beach with their daughter Lily.

About Landmark

Landmark Real Estate Group is the leading broker of waterfront homes on Topsail Island, North Carolina. We pride ourselves in our local knowledge, and meeting each and every client's specific real estate goals. Topsail Island Real Estate - Call 910-620-3370

Contact Us

Whether you are interested in buying or selling, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Address: 307 Roland Ave
  Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-620-3370
FAX: 910-328-2531