The Team

Jay Pridgen



Jay has worked in the family business (Western Auto, based in Comer, GA) with his mother, Nancy Pridgen, and his father, Jim Pridgen, since he was 12 years old. Over the years, he has been involved in building the business into what it is presently. After graduating from Madison County High School in 1988, he continued his education at Emmanuel College and then Athens Tech. He is a Licensed General Contractor, and does all construction projects for the company, including buying, building, and remodeling properties to get them ready for sale or rent. He has been married to his wife, Sonja, since 1992 and has 4 children and 3 wonderful grandchildren. In his spare time, he loves barbequing, hunting, fishing, and coaching ball.


Jim Pridgen



Manager of a large department store prior to moving to Comer, GA in 1972. Purchased my first piece of real estate in 1970 and have continued to buy and sell or build houses, apartments, condominiums, and shopping centers. I have over 42 years of experience. Both my children and my brother share in managing Pridgen Enterprises. All of us combined have over 100 years experience.