It was at my grandparents dairy farm that I gained an appreciation and respect for property and a true understanding of the results that come from really hard work. It takes determination, dedication, knowledge and respect to farm land. And the same is true with my current profession as a Realtor. In addition, I believe that to be an excellent real estate professional requires integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network. Continuous education is so important and I strive to achieve higher levels of education in my field. That said, in my experience as a Sarasota real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to their needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to extend the range of services I can provide to clients and do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. I’ve been serving Sarasota’s real estate needs since August of 2003 and specialize in the Luxury market on Sarasota’s mainland and her Islands. I'm ever grateful for my family's farm and the wonderful memories it provided to me and for the life lessons that I will always apply to my business.