Amonett's EAGLE Team

"I like to evaluate each property to determine how it should be sold.  All properties and situations are not the same."   Lee J. Amonett


We provide individual attention to each seller throughout every step of the auction process. Contact any of our team members today to discuss a sale!

Lee J. Amonett


(931) 252-1907


Lee J. Amonett is the Owner, Principal Broker & Principal Auctioneer of Amonett's Eagle Auction & Realty, LLC.  He has been a licensed auctioneer since 2006 and a real estate broker since 2002. He currently holds license in Tennessee, Kentucky & Indiana.  Lee J is a 2006 Graduate from Nashville Auction School.  He is also a 2003 graduate from Tennessee Tech University receiving a B. S. In Agriculture with a Minor in English.

Prior to opening Amonett's Eagle Auction & Realty, LLC, Lee J. was the principal broker and auctioneer for the Byrd-Amonett Auction Team's Tennessee office.  He  quickly became one of the most successful auctioneers in Middle Tennessee.  In 2008 Lee J. orchestrated one of the largest individual land auctions ever conducted in Tennessee.  He offered  7,186 Acres located in Sequatchie and Van Buren Counties. The complex yet diverse marketing plan enabled  great success for the auction.  From 2006-2016 Lee J. grew the company business by 300%. He developed and managed the

Byrd-Amonett Auction Team serving Middle Tennessee and South Central Kentucky.  From 2002 to 2006, Lee J. worked as an affiliate broker for Cross Realty on Dale Hollow Lake; while there he was the top sales person each year.

Lee J. has an in depth knowledge and understanding for all aspects of real estate (farms, timber, commercial, development, residential), farm equipment and livestock.  He has conducted and worked auctions throughout Tennessee and Kentucky as well as Indiana, Alabama, Missouri & California.  He is routinely contracted by area banks as a consultant on: troubled assets, collateral inspection and evaluation of equity.

Lee J. Amonett  is one of the premier auctioneers in Middle Tennessee & Southern Kentucky.  He is a natural salesperson with an unparalleled work ethic.  His true understanding of real estate values, marketing fundamentals and knowledge of product allow him to consistently sell high volumes of real estate.  Any seller should consider Lee J. Amonett as the auctioneer to conduct their sale!

Nathan Groce


(606) 688-1925


Nathan Groce is an Agent/Auctioneer with Amonett’s Eagle team. He has held a Kentucky real estate license since 2012. He graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2009 with a B.S. in Agriculture with an emphasis in Agribusiness. He is a full time Auctioneer and Real Estate Agent. He also owns and operates Groce Farms which is a 250 Acre beef cattle operation. He resides on his farm in Clinton County with his wife and daughter.

 As a lifelong resident of Clinton County, Kentucky Nathan offers a vast knowledge of property in south central Kentucky. With a passion for the business and a goal of achieving top price for sellers, Nathan is the one to call in Kentucky. 

Ted McWilliams


(931) 261-7821


Matthew Hall

Apprentice Auctioneer

(931) 704-6372


Ted McWilliams is a licensed auctioneer since 1998 and a real estate broker since 1997 in Tennessee. He is a 1996 Graduate from Nashville Auction School and also a 1995 & 1997 graduate from Tennessee Tech University, receiving a Bachelor's & MBA in Management Information Systems.

Prior to joining Amonett's Eagle Auction & Realty, LLC, Ted was the principal broker and auctioneer for his family's company McWilliams Auction & Realty from 2017-2019 as well as beginning with them from 1998 to 2009. From 2013 to 2017, Ted worked as an auctioneer / broker for Tays Realty & Auction. Ted has also been an Executive Director of two local non-profits: the Putnam County YMCA and the Susan G. Komen Upper Cumberland Affiliate.

Ted has a long history of the auction and real estate business in the Upper Cumberland area, both live and online. He is a Certified Estate Specialist as well as a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute, the National Auctioneers Association's 3-year certification program.

Ted is dedicated to improving the quality of business and life in the Cookeville and Upper Cumberland area and serves in several areas: a member of the Putnam County Regional Planning Commission; Bank Director & Audit Committee Chair of Putnam 1st Mercantile Bank; member of the Cookeville Noon Rotary club; long time Auctioneer for the TTU Bacchanal, Fur Ball for the Putnam County animal shelter, Pink Ribbon Gala, Rotary Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Upper Cumberland, Rising Above Ministries, CRMC Foundation and as well as several other charitable organizations.

His family includes his wife Terri and 2 college-age sons, Taylor & Ethan, and a daughter Lily Kate. He is a member of the River Community Church and he and his family live on McHaven Farm in the Double Springs area.