A descendant of Captain Robert Seabrook---who arrived in Charleston in 1680---Bobby Shealy is an eleventh generation Charlestonian and a member of The Society of First Families of South Carolina 1670 to 1700, where he served a two-year term as Chairman of the Hospitality and Entertainment Committee. Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, Bobby is a retired Administrative Hearing Officer for the South Carolina state government.
Bobby has been a real estate agent in Charleston since 2000 and is a long standing member of the Charleston Top Producers Club. He has been awarded numerous real estate awards over the years, including Realtor of Distinction and Best Realtor in Charleston. He is the winner of the 2018 and 2019 ERA Franchise Sapphire Award (the highest distinction in luxury real estate for ERA Realty in the nation). He was also named a Top Residential Sales Agent in South Carolina for 2019 and 2021 and has made appearances on HGTV’s House Hunters.
In his free time, Bobby is an avid cook and gardner. He is the author of the popular cookbook, A Taste of Living in Charleston, Lowcountry Dishes That Anyone Can Cook!, and is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP). Additionally, his garden has been featured in Southern Living magazine. He is also very active in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, which was the first free church in America, and volunteers for the Berkeley County Guardian Ad Litem Program.