Michelle Gurrera- CNE, CRS, GRIMichelle Gurrera -- Your Local Area Specialist                    

Buyer's & Listing Agent


Michelle Gurrera is a trusted real estate broker with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage serving North Carolina’s Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Leland & Carolina Beach areas. Since 1993, she has been representing buyers, sellers, and investors -- with an emphasis on relocations, retirees, investors and first time buyers -- to sell or purchase residential single-family homes, town homes, condos, income properties, and land. Michelle finds it gratifying to know that she has advised thousands of clients to make the best decisions when purchasing and selling real estate.
Michelle specializes in evaluating real estate, analyzing current market trends, and accurately valuing properties resulting in a quick sale at or above asking price. Adhering to a “Client-First” philosophy, she collaborates with clients to craft a tailored strategy to achieve their objectives. Her number one priority is creating a positive experience with the best possible results. As a Certified Negotiations Expert, she will negotiate the best sale or purchase prices and facilitate mutually beneficial outcomes for all parties involved.
Consistently the recipient of numerous awards, Michelle has ranked in the Top 10% of residential agents nationally and Top 3% in her company, receiving the Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage “Outstanding Sales Performance” award each year since 2007, and her team has earned membership in the exclusive Coldwell Banker “International President’s Circle” and the “International Diamond Society”, awarded only to the top-producing Coldwell Banker associates.
Always motivated to continually improve her skills and stay abreast of the changes in the industry, Michelle has made a commitment to building her knowledge through continuing education earning the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury designation in 2018, which is awarded to only the top 10% of the more than 88,000 sales associates affiliated with the Coldwell Banker brand. Additionally, she earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation and was recognized as a Luxury Institute Million Dollar Guild Member.
Michelle attends a wide variety of real estate industry educational seminars across the nation and has earned numerous certifications, including the Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute Specialist, Cartus Global Relocation Specialist, Accredited Home-Staging Specialist, and Certified Negotiation Expert designations. Additionally, she participates in bi-monthly strategic small business coaching sessions to continuously improve her business and operational systems and procedures.
When working with Michelle Gurrera, each exclusive listing will receive value-added services, such as a complimentary staging consultation, professional photography, professional measuring with a floor plan for inclusion in the MLS and Zillow Premier Agent listings. Michelle has developed strategic relationships and has a robust "Resource Partner Program"; which offers clients convenience, helpful tips, and exclusive access to trusted vendors and contractors, such as attorneys, lenders, property inspectors, termite inspectors, repair and renovations specialists, and a preferred title company.
Active in the community, Michelle has held positions on the Best Practices and Grievance Committees of her local MLS, was the President of the North Brunswick Business Networking Group for seven years, and is an active member of the Coastal Networking group in New Hanover County. When not working with clients, prospecting, or building her business, Michelle enjoys spending time with friends and family, running, swimming, biking, practicing yoga, and enjoying the beautiful beaches in the area.
Awards & Recognitions

  • Ranked in Top 10% of Coldwell Banker Agents Nationally
  • Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty Outstanding Sales Performance Award 
  • Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society Team Award 
  • Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle Team Award 
  • Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Million Dollar Guild 
  • Prudential National Recognized Top-Selling Agent 
  • Prudential Top Team Award 
  • CBGL -- Coldwell Banker Global Luxury
  • CLHMS -- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
  • GRI -- Graduate of the Realtor Institute
  • CRS -- Certified Residential Specialist
  • CNE -- Certified Negotiation Expert
  • AHS -- Accredited Home-Staging Specialist
  • CNE -- Certified Negotiation Expert
  • CGRS -- Cartus Global Relocation Specialist 

Learn more about Michelle Gurrera

Meet the Gurrera & Associates Team
Michelle currently leads a team of two general residential agent specialists, an administrative and marketing assistant, and a closing coordinator to provide the most efficient, seamless, and personalized service possible. In 2018, the Gurrera & Associates real estate team closed over 100 transactions and sold over $23 million in residential real estate and land.

Marisa Pierce- ABRMarisa Pierce                    

Buyer's & Listing Agent


Marisa Pierce is a certified Accredited Buyer's Representative, partnering with Michelle as an agent when she began selling real estate in 2005. Marisa specializes in representing buyers, sellers, and investors to buy, sell, and invest in residential properties and land. She is an expert negotiator, ensuring a win-win result for all parties. Highly experienced in customer service, business, and property management, her number one priority is meeting her client's needs, providing outstanding service delivery, and ensuring that her clients achieve their real estate goals and objectives.

Marisa has lived in Wilmington since 1995, and when not selling real estate, she enjoys immersing herself in the rich history of the area.

Laura MathisLaura Mathis

Buyer's & Listing Agent



Laura Mathis is a residential specialist partnering with Michelle when she began selling real estate in 2013. Laura specializes in representing buyers, sellers, and investors to buy, sell, and invest in residential properties and land – with a special emphasis on relocations and first-time home buyers. Known for her attention to detail, each exclusive client receives value-added services, a customized marketing strategy, and proactive, consistent client communication.

A resident of the area since 2009, Laura enjoys the beauty of the natural environment and visiting the local art galleries.




Certified Residential Specialist / Graduate of Realtor Institute / Certified Negotiation Expert / Cartus Global Relocation Specialist / Accredited Home-Staging Specialist


Phone: 910-233-5556

110 Dungannon Boulevard, Ste. 100, Wilmington, NC 28403
481 Olde Waterford Way, #104, Leland, NC 28451
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