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Aria Real Estate Group

The premiere, full-service commercial and residential real estate brokerage, leasing and management firm in Central Oklahoma.

With our team of real estate agents, dedicated and specialized property managers and in house maintenance, Aria is here for you in every capacity.

We serve a wide range of clients, from first-time home buyers, renters and experienced real estate investors. Our company currently manages over 300,000 square feet of commercial space, a multitude of multi and single-family homes and varying sizes in Home Owners Associations throughout the OKC Metro. Because we are local and deeply invested in the communities we serve, we are an excellent resource for all of your real estate needs.

We work with clients throughout Central Oklahoma, including but not limited to Norman, Moore, Oklahoma City, Noble, Purcell and Edmond. If you would like to know more about our services, or if you are interested in finding a rental, please contact us. We are here to assist you with all of your real estate and property management needs night or day. Call us today to learn how Aria can work with you to achieve your goals. 405.701.8881

Lisa Talley



After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Business Management and making the decision to pursue a career in Real Estate, Lisa opened her Brokerage in 2004. She has built a business to include not only sales but management of residential and commercial real estate as well as adding HOAs to the portfolio in 2013. Her passion for helping people buy and sell homes is exemplified in her reputation.

Actively involved in the community, she is a proud graduate of Leadership Norman as well as a Board Member of the Norman Chamber of Commerce and Cabinet Campaign Board Member of Center for Children and Families. Other memberships include, National Association of Realtors, Norman Board of Realtors, OKC Board of Realtors, National Association of Professional Women, Rotary International and Norman Next. She has volunteered countless hours with Cleveland Elementary, St. Joseph’s Early Childhood Development Center, Journey Church and Junior League of Norman.

Lisa didn’t travel far to build her business nor meet the love of her life. She married her high school sweetheart, Sam in 2004. They have 3 children and proudly call Norman their home.

Teddi Clanton

Operations Manager

Teddi_ClantonA Norman native, Teddi began her career in Property Management while attending the University of Oklahoma in 1992. Hired as a Leasing Agent, her dedication allowed her to quickly move into management status and at the young age of 24 was overseeing all operations of the largest apartment complex in the state of Oklahoma. In 2007, after spending 16 years with one company, she left her position as Vice President of Property Management which included a management portfolio of more than 60 multi-family communities and 150 employees throughout the state. Having maximized her potential in certain aspects of the industry she decided to move into other areas of real estate and over the last 8 years, Teddi has become well versed in military housing, senior housing to include independent and assisted living centers and most recently home owners’ associations. In 2016 she obtained her Real Estate License and very much enjoys working with buyers and sellers as a REALTOR®.

In order to be closer to home, Teddi chose to join our team in April 2014. In addition to running the day to day operations and all financial aspects of Aria Real Estate Group she oversees the residential portfolio we manage for our investors as well as working closely with the Boards and Developers of the HOAs located throughout Norman and the OKC metro.

A lifelong member of First Christian Church, Teddi and her husband of over 20 years have three children and reside in Norman.

Melissa Thomas

Commercial Manager

Melissa_ThomasMelissa has served as our commercial property manager at Aria Real Estate for the past two years, overseeing every aspect of our commercial real estate portfolio. She grew up in the small town of Wewoka, and upon graduation, she relocated to attend the University of Oklahoma and immediately fell in love with the Norman community. Melissa worked in banking for twelve years and in June 2014, accepted a position with the Aria Real Estate team.

She currently manages approximately 290,000 square feet of commercial property including retail, office, medical, and executive suites. Her strong work ethic and willingness to always go above and beyond in customer service, makes Melissa one of the most successful managers in her industry. One of the many aspects Melissa enjoys most about working with Aria is the opportunity to build relationships.

Having become invested in the community, Melissa has chosen to raise her family in Norman. She has three children: Jake, 16 along with Bella, 14 and Tyson 11. She enjoys being involved with their schools and regularly attends ball games, dance competitions or booster club meetings and activities.

Courtney Stroup

Accounting Administrator

Courtney StroupA small local hometown girl with strong values, family first way of life and hard working is the best way to describe Courtney. She lives in the house built by her grandfather, the same house where her parents raised her and the house she and her husband Art are raising their two young boys in. Courtney is dedicated to providing a wholesome and natural way of living for her family. Art and Courtney garden the same spot started by her grandparents and raise cows, chickens, pigs and goats using the same farm and equipment used by her grandparents and parents before her. There is no truer definition of family values and commitment than Courtney. She believes in fresh homegrown food, dinner at the dining room table and enjoying time on the porch with friends and family.

Courtney began working at a local laboratory when she was a young teen and continued working her way up in the company for 20 years. She supported her staff with strong leadership skills and always made sure she brought humor and of course good home cooking into the workplace.

Courtney brings to Aria her dedication to family, her love of hometown and the belief that hard work pays off. She is dedicated to helping every client solve everyday issues and achieve success.

April Butler

Association Manager

April ButlerApril is a transplant to the Oklahoma City area. She has lived in Norman for almost 5 years and considers this area her home. She previously worked for a commercial airline, based in St. Louis, Missouri, in the scheduling department. There, she was involved in overseeing the day to day operations and logistics of schedules for over 300 crew members. While working for the airline she met, and later married, her husband of twelve years. They have three energetic children who attend a local Elementary School and participate in the Norman youth soccer league. April was a stay at home mom until recently when her youngest began full day kindergarten. Recently she joined the Aria Group, and found her perfect fit working with the HOA management team.

Varhonda Smith

Leasing Manager

Varhonda SmithVarhonda was born and raised in Los Angeles, California but visited family in Oklahoma every summer. She instantly fell in love with the people and the beautiful, spacious green landscape Oklahoma has to offer. Finally, in 2006 she sold her house and decided to call Oklahoma her home.

Having worked in the medical field for over 20 years, Varhonda decided to broaden her horizons by pursuing a lifelong dream into the real estate world. Her experience in taking care of countless patients over the years has trained her to give the same care and concern for every client she works with. Whether she is helping clients find their first home or their dream home, negotiating the best price, staging, or marketing, her attention to detail allows her to give her clients superior service.

Varhonda and her husband live in Midwest City and enjoy spending time with their large blended family. When she’s not working with clients you can find her helping at her children’s high school or vacationing someplace warm and beautiful.

Melissa Colcord

Management Coordinator

Denise LacquementMelissa Colcord’s family moved from California to Ponca City when she was six years old. An “Oklahoma girl at heart”, she loves everything about the Sooner State, especially the people that she gets to meet and work with every day. After graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma and with a purpose of going to medical school, Melissa worked in the medical field for 11 years before switching careers to real estate. She is passionate about what she does and truly enjoys helping people find a place to call home. Melissa values trust, ethics, and hard work. She is committed in making sure her clients are taken care of every step of the way! Her and her husband, William, enjoy living and working in Norman. They welcomed a son, Carsten, in April 2017. Melissa’s free time includes traveling, going to Thunder and Dodger games and watching movies.

Jenni Wurth

Management Coordinator

Jenni WurthJenni joins Aria Real Estate Group with a background of 22 years of Property Management experience and has held her Real Estate license since 2003. Born and raised in Norman, Jenni graduated from Mount Saint Mary High School in Oklahoma City and primarily has focused on the multi-family industry spending the last seven years at a luxury community in Norman. Beginning her career as a leasing agent she worked her way up to quickly managing numerous properties throughout the OKC metro and held positions as Regional Manager and Corporate Trainer as well. Throughout the course of her career she has held various volunteer positions within the industry including President of the Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma and President of Oklahoma Multi Housing Association. She received her Leadership Lyceum Designation from the National Apartment Association and served on the Communications Committee on the National level. She is proud to call First Christian Church of Norman home and enjoys working with the children weekly as well as serving as a Deacon over the years. Jenni is happily married to her husband Clint and they enjoy spending time with their son, Jaxon and their three dogs.

Donnie Stecklein

Maintenance Supervisor

Donnie SteckleinDonnie Stecklein, Aria’s Maintenance Supervisor, acquired his knowledge of property maintenance at an apartment complex with his mother in Woodward, OK. Once he returned to Oklahoma City he also familiarized himself with commercial properties, broadening his scope of maintenance to include HVAC, electrical and plumbing. After moving to Norman, he was hired as a maintenance technician of an apartment complex and within ten years became a Supervisor overseeing daily operations of multiple properties within the region.

In addition to spending many years in the fitness industry providing maintenance to five facilities in the OKC metro, Donnie and his father have a family remodeling business. Donnie has a cheerful and can-do demeanor and it brings him a great satisfaction to improve the lives of others. There is nothing he won’t try to fix! His experience and knowledge are a great asset to Aria.

Donnie is a member of the Norman Citizen Police Academy. He and his high school sweetheart, Leslie, have been together for over 20 years and they have 3 children; Caidan, Kaitlin, and Cason. They keep them very busy with activities such as basketball, gymnastics, track, and band. The Steckleins are locals of Norman and share a love for this community.