Meet Our Real Estate Agents


Norm Clay
Name: Norm Clay
Office Location: Garden City Realty, Inc.
Office: 843-652-4246
Mobile: 843-450-2551
Fax: 843-651-9738

Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Norm became familiar with the Grand Strand while stationed in Myrtle Beach for four years serving in the U.S. Air Force. He became active in real estate in 1998 and has been involved with several committees as well as the Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS board of directors. Norm was the Top Salesman in 1999 and top in 2000 Residential Sales for his firm, has frequently received Garden City Realty's Listing and Selling Agent of the month recognition, and holds several designations. When not at the office, Norm’s hobbies involve outdoor activities such as fly rod fishing. He is a member of The Father’s House in Myrtle Beach and for 14 years has been actively involved in mission work at Agua Viva Children’s Home in Guatemala, where he and his wife sponsor four children. Norm is a highly-skilled and seasoned professional. He commits to his clients by listening to their concerns and assessing their needs while maintaining moral integrity. By providing clients with the proper tools to make a calculated and informed decision, he can assure a successful transaction.


  • Started Real Estate Career  | November 1997
  • Greene Realty Inc. | Sales agent 1997-2001, On-site Project Sales: Mallard Landing, Harbour Village, Kingston ridge, Mallard Landing Village
  • Garden City Realty, Inc. | Sales Agent 2001 To Present


  • 2006 Realtor Image Award
  • 2016 Realtor of the Year


  • REOS, GRI, At Home with Diversity, SRES, ABR
  • 2005 CCAR Leadership Graduate


  • 2006-2009 Grievance
  • 2010-Present Professional Standards
  • 2014-2016 Community Outreach
  • 2013-2016 Legislative
  • 2009-2011 Director
  • 2013-2014 Director
  • 2017-MLS
  • 2014-2017 Officer
  • 2017 President
  • 2018-present Community Outreach
  • 2018-Legislative
  • 2018 SCR RVP Region 3
  • 2018 SCR Realtor Foundation Committee


  • USAF Veteran 1977-1981 Aircraft Mechanic on A-7 Corsair and A-10 Warthog/Thunderbolt
  • Squadron Airman of the Year 1981
  • Missions work at children’s home “Agua Viva” located in Chimaltenango, Guatemala since 2001
  • Major RPAC Donor “Sterling Silver” since 2014


*I couldn't be happier with Garden City Realty.  Norm Clay is an incredible Realtor. I'm just so appreciative of his help to find me the perfect home. Jamie M. Myrtle Beach, SC 

*We have been very satisfied with the service we have received from Mr. Clay and all of Garden City's staff. (Painesville, OH)

*Norm Clay was courteous and professional with a lot of information. Norm made it easy for us to look at quite a few places until we found the right property. I would use Norm again in a heartbeat! (New Brighton, PA)

* Norm is a rare breed in the realty field. He's concerned about not only the sale, but you as a person. I've been blessed to get to know Norm. (Sugarcreek, OH)

* We know our listing agent for many years and knew we wanted him, Norm Clay and GCR to market our home. We received great service from the staff at GCR and our home sold very quickly. Thanks GCR for being there for us and thanks for having such a great professional and caring listing agent such as Norm Clay. (Burlington, NC)

* We are very satisfied with all aspects of our experience with Garden City Realty and Norman Clay. We had no idea of how to move from WV to SC and Norm helped with all of it. He found us the exact house we wanted. (Conway, SC)

* The purchase of my condo from beginning to the end went flawless! Norm Clay was awesome! I would definitely use Garden City Realty again. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Norm was great to work with! He went out of his way more than once to help! (MD)

* Norm did an outstanding job for us, I would rate him a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10, the best realtor we have ever used! (Loris, SC)

* Norm is one of those people who treats people right. Always looking out for his customer. Great job. Outstanding member of your organization. (Monroe, GA)

* Norm Clay is a professional with excellent knowledge of all aspects of real estate. We highly recommend Norm Clay! (Langhorne, PA)

* Norm Clay was a very good agent; very personable, thorough and knowledgeable. We would/will use him again in the future and will refer any friends who wish to buy in the area to him. (Greer, SC)

* I was so happy with how professional Norm was during the process that I will call Norm Clay when I list my condo for sale! I would recommend Norm to all my friends and family. (Jensen Beach, FL)

* Norm Clay is one of the best agents I've ever worked with. He is a great person. (Jupiter, FL)

* My Sales Agent, Norm Clay, was excellent. I told him exactly what kind of condo I was looking for and he was able to find a few that fit my criteria. He was honest, up front and knowledgeable and helpful in every way, even after the closing. I was able to find my retirement home and I would highly recommend Garden City Realty and Norm Clay in particular to find property in the Myrtle Beach area. (Far Rockaway, NY)

* My Realtor, Norm Clay, went the extra mile to help me with selling my property. I live out of state, Norm advised and helped with several complications and with a difficult neighbor, so I didn't have to make a special trip to SC. So a great, huge THANK YOU! He is an outstanding Realtor and person. I would recommend him to everyone. (New Castle, IN)

* Norm was great. I appreciated everything he did for me.

* Norm clay was very personable and easy to work with during the transaction. He has continued to follow up with us after the closing; he has gone above and beyond what was expected of a realtor. We were very fortunate to "connect" with Norm Clay as residents of another state seeking to purchase property in South Carolina. (Indiana, PA)

* Norm Clay went above and beyond for us and it was great to have such a trustworthy agent. He is honest, patient and caring. Our experience was fantastic. (Wake Forest, NC)

* Norm Clay is wonderful to deal with. His knowledge of the area is excellent. His listing along with great photos sold my property quickly and efficiently. Thanks Norm! (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Special thanks to Norm and Gail for their help. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* Awesome people, made it painless! Thanks for everything. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Norm is a great person and I enjoyed working with him! (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Thank you for everything. (Jim T., PA)

* Garden City Realty exceeded our expectations. Our agent, Norm Clay, worked patiently with us until we found the property that was just right for us. We wouldn't choose anyone else for our future needs. (Union, SC)

* Norm at Garden City Realty was very helpful, courteous and knowledgeable. I would recommend him when looking in the Myrtle Beach area. (Allentown, PA)

* Norm Clay was by far the very best realtor with whom we had the pleasure to do business. We own many properties and have had to deal with numerous realtors. Norm Clay is the best hands down! (Boynton Beach, FL)

* An 'agency' is only as good as the 'agents' working there. Norm represents the best of both. (Surfside Beach, SC)

* Norm Clay was my agent and he was excellent. He would return my calls within minutes any day of the week and answered in detail every and all of my questions. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* For 7 years Garden City Realty rented our home then sold it for us. Garden City Realty was always reliable and quick to help us at all times. The folks at the front desk as well as the sales department are the best! (Mullins, SC)

* Considering today's Real Estate market we found our agent at Garden City Realty to be exceptional from the original listing to closing. We would use Garden City Realty again and recommend! (Concord, VA)

* Norm was great to work with. Would recommend him to others. (Charlotte, NC)

* Again, third time Norm Clay is the most reliable person I've ever met. He is the utmost stand up person. I would recommend him to everyone. (MI)

* It was a sincere pleasure doing business with Norm. Businesses need more people of like character, honest, trustworthy. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Thanks to Norm Clay this transaction was smooth from start to finish. Norm's knowledge of Myrtle Beach real estate is impeccable. Would not use any other real estate person.

* Norm Clay is the most professional REALTOR I've ever met. Norm's handling of our purchase was made easy because of his knowledge and his demeanor was excellent. I have already referred two people and will continue to refer more to Norm. (Foxboro, MA)

* We appreciated all of the help that we received from Garden City Realty. Norm Clay was an excellent realtor to work with. (Jacksonville, FL)

* Great service in a market that sometimes is lukewarm.

* Norm Clay provided us with superb professional assistance throughout our relocation process. His knowledge and expertise were invaluable to us as we moved from Baton Rouge, LA to Myrtle Beach. We were especially grateful for his willingness to "think outside the box" as we had several unique circumstances. Norm went way above and beyond the call of duty to assist us, and we are most grateful to have been connected with him.

* Garden City Realty and their staff are the most accommodating professionals I know.

* Norm Clay was an absolute delight to work with! From start to closing, he kept me informed. A very professional agent with a very professional realty office. I look forward to future ventures with Norm and Garden City Realty - thanks so much!

* Norm Clay was awesome! Never once made us worry and took his time to listen to our ideas and kept us informed on everything. Thanks for all of your hard work Norm. (Las Vegas, NV)

* Norm Clay was an excellent agent to work with. He kept me informed every step of the way! (Casadena, MD)

* Norm provided outstanding professional, courteous service. I would recommend him for all Real Estate needs. (Loganville, GA)

* Nothing has not changed since 1995, when we first came in contact with Garden City Realty. Caring, responsive and responsible service. (Garden City Beach, SC)

* Norm is a great asset for your company! (Oakhill, WV)

* We listed our condo and had it under contract on the same day. We closed in 3 weeks. Norm Clay handled all aspects of the sale in a very professional matter. (Milton, NH)

* Norm Clay has worked with us in other real estate transactions. We have found that he has always looked out for our best interest. All business has been honest and without error. (Murrells Inlet, SC)

* I bought this property sight unseen based on the confidence I have in Norm. I truly believe he had my best interests in mind during the home buying process. (Meadford Lakes, NJ)

* Norm Clay was super! He is the reason I chose Garden City Realty. (Oak Hill, WV)

* Garden City Realty did a great job helping me with my annual rental and then helping me sell my condominium. (Belcamp, MD)

* Norm was wonderful and went above and beyond for us. We enjoyed working with him very much. (Sunderland, VT)

* Norm was very helpful, we will recommend him to our friends. (Union, SC)

* Norm did a great job! (Florence, SC)

* Excellent job. Thanks, Norm. (182 G.R.)

* My relations with Garden City Realty, Mr. Forshee, and Norm Clay have been quite satisfactory! (Charleston, SC)

* Norm Clay was excellent! (Canada)

* Norm Clay handled the sale of my condo and he's tops in my book. Being a REALTOR myself, I can honestly say he was excellent. (Florence, SC)

* Everything was very satisfactory. (Charlotte, NC)

* We want to thank Norm for all his help. He is a neat person and that is hard to come by these days. He did a great job helping us with our sale. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Norm is a sincere and honest agent. We knew we could rely on him to do his best to sell our home, and he came through. (Myrtle Beach, SC)

* Norm was excellent to deal with. We always felt like he was in our corner. I would not hesitate to refer a friend to him. Also, he continued to help us after the sale. He is a true professional! (Rock Hill, SC)

* Norm is a personal family friend. He and the entire staff are very professional and courteous in every way. Thank you for a great job! (Sarasota, FL)

* Norm never gave up on us on our 2 year search for the right property. Norm and the staff of Garden City Realty have been excellent. (Sugarcreek, OH)

* 100% happy with everything from start to finish! Norm Clay has been and will continue to be our #1 choice for our realty needs. A true professional. (Summersville, WV)

Garden City Realty, Inc.

608 Atlantic Ave.
Garden City Beach, SC 29576-8104

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