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1501 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC, 28655

(828) 301-4290

Tony Colella

Broker in Charge/owner

Tony Colella, Broker-Realtor®

Voted 2015 "Best In Burke" Real Estate Agent

Tony opened Western Piedmont Real Estate in June 2017.  He has worked in Real Estate for over 15 years and has been a broker in Burke County since 2014.  Tony and his wife and children have lived in Morganton since 2010.  He began investing in income properties in the late 1990’s and continues to own rental properties in Western North Carolina.   He has conducted nationwide Real Estate investment training groups for over 15 years. He co-authored a Real Estate investing book in 2004 and authored the revision of that book in 2014.  Tony recently authored the book, "Buying Your Home in North Carolina," to assist first time home buyers in understanding the home buying process.

Tony has worked as a Broker in the Western Piedmont area since 2014.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He is a former Fairfax County Police Second Lieutenant. 


  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba-Caldwell Counties, McDowell County