About Us

Real Estate Sales & Buyer Representation:

Hood Realty Company is a full services real estate brokerage ready to help you buy, sell or rent.  We’ve been representing buyers and sellers in West Virginia for more than 35 years.  Whether you're buying your dream home or need help selling your existing residence, we can help.  Call us today to get started. 

Rental Properties:

Looking for the some of the best places to live near Ritter Park, downtown Huntington or East Pea Ridge?  Your search is over.  With over 130 rental units, 30 locations to choose from and sizes ranging from Studio to 6 Bedroom Homes, Hood Realty is your one-stop shop for easy, affordable living in the Huntington area.  Call 304-522-6252 (office) or 304-633-5187 (cell) to discuss availability and leasing terms today.

Leasing Agent:

Whether you intended to become a real estate investor or find yourself in that situation unexpectedly, one thing’s for sure – locating and screening tenants can be a real pain.  If you’re not looking forward to fielding a hundred phone calls, showing your property 20+ times and screening tenant applicants who hopefully won’t damage your property, we’ve got you covered.  In addition to managing our own 130 rental units, we provide leasing services to other property owners that don’t want to waste money on their own advertising and screening processes.  If you’re a property owner looking to cut down on time spent searching for tenants and the expense involved, call us today to find out how we can help.

About Us


Whitney Hood Gesner – Vice President & Managing Broker

Whitney Hood Gesner is a life-long resident of Huntington, WV, graduating from Huntington High School and Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).  She then attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Health Services Administration (MHA).  After returning to Huntington, she spent over a decade working in administrative positions at King’s Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, KY. 

In 2011, Whitney became a licensed real estate agent in West Virginia and began her career representing buyers and sellers in Cabell County.  Since 2012, she has been the Vice President of Hood Enterprises Inc. and Hood Realty Company, managing the day-to-day operations of the real estate business and rental properties.  Whitney became a licensed real estate broker in 2016 in the states of West Virginia and Georgia.  She is a member of Huntington Board of Realtors, West Virginia Board of Realtors and the National Board of Realtors.  

Jeff Hood – President & Associate Broker

Although no longer involved in the day to day operations of the business, Jeff Hood is the President of Hood Enterprises Inc. and Hood Realty Company.  Since graduating from Huntington High School and the University of Mississippi (BBA) in the 1960s, Jeff has worked in the Huntington community for the past 50 years as a business owner and the real estate broker.  Since 2012, he has served as the Circuit Court Clerk for Cabell County. 

In addition to being a licensed real estate broker, Mr. Hood is a Director at First Sentry Bank and the Cammack Children’s Center.  He is a member of the Huntington Board of Realtors, West Virginia Board of Realtors, National Board of Realtors, Rotary Club of Huntington, Elks Lodge 313 and American Legion Post 16.