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Realtor – Ryan Sheck

Ryan Sheck, 863-581-4005 RyanLSheck@Gmail.com

There’s no place more perfect to live than the beach, and this is exactly why Ryan decided to make Anna Maria Island his home. Ryan graduated from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. After taking many vacations to the island, he and his wife, Julie, relocated here along with their two children to take full advantage of the Gulfs gorgeous beaches, and fantastic school system Manatee County has to offer. When he’s not working, Ryan can be found boating, fishing, or enjoying a meal at one of the Island’s delicious restaurants.

Ryan’s knowledge in real estate spans building, investing, and selling. He is extremely proud to assist clients with finding their dream homes in Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Longboat Key. Ryan enjoys working with clients to discover a home for them that compliments their personality, and suits their needs. Don’t hesitate any longer; call him today to start your search!

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Realtor Tom Nelson

Contact: (941) 448-4465
nelsonire@aol.com

“Invest in a Life Style. Invest in Anna Maria Island.” Once Tom heard that expression, it didn’t take very long for him to persuade his wife that this was the most impressive and unexplored piece of paradise to live and raise a family. That’s when Tom and Peggy, his wife, along with their son Chris, relocated to Anna Maria Island from Michigan in 1987.Tom’s parents had a home in Bradenton since the mid-fifties, and he had visited there numerous times, making the area a sort of second home to him. Tom spent 17 years in the lending banking industry, and was even a Vice-President of Michigan National Bank. Always intrigued with the real estate market, he decided to give real estate sales a shot, and ended up truly enjoying it. In 1990, while working at Neal & Neal REALTORS, Tom was introduced to Frank Davis. The two worked nicely together, so once Frank started Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc. in 1993, Tom joined soon after. Tom is very active in his community, serving as a past Director and Treasurer of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce. He’s been a member of the chamber for 20 year, and is a member of many committees. On top of that, Tom has served as a Director with the Manatee Board of REALTORS, and has been a past Vice Chairman of the Grievance Committee as well as a member of the Professional Standards Committee. Tom loves playing golf and is a member of Key Royale Golf Club. When there is extra time, going boating and traveling are two of his biggest priorities. So, once you are all set to “Invest in a life style. Invest in Anna Maria Island,” just give Tom a call for all of your real estate needs and he will make your decision (and move) easy as can be!

 

 

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Realtor Marianne Correll

Contact: (941) 725-7799
Mariannebc@aol.com

Originally from Vineland, New Jersey, I made the move to St. Pete, Florida, in 1978, and currently reside in Bradenton and rent out my house on Anna Maria Island as a vacation property. A few of my favorite hobbies include; traveling the world, reading crime novels, appreciating my favorite flowers -Orchids, and an occasional game of golf. I truly love, and enjoy what I do at Island Real Estate, and I actually feel right at home in this beautiful part of the Sunshine State. It’s absolutely delightful to be capable of taking advantage of the Gulfs blue waters, and I genuinely believe it is a dream come true to wake up every day to live and work in paradise!

 

 

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Realtor Melinda Bordes

Contact: (941) 705-0146
melinda@annamariasunset.com

Hello there! I am Melinda Bordes and I was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. I graduated with my B.S. in ED Degree from the University of South Alabama. After this, I decided to live abroad in Berlin, Germany for a couple years, and explored different areas of Europe during my time there. I was a school teacher for 12 years in North Atlanta, and owned an exceptionally successful antique business for 10 years called Old South Antiques. I have two beautiful daughters who reside in the North Atlanta area, and have been truly blessed with 4 wonderful grandchildren. My favorite activities include landscaping, attending my menagerie of pets, as well as being a volunteer for the Wildlife Rehab involved with rescue, rehab and release. I enjoy refurbishing and preserving historical properties, and restored the Fogarty Home built in 1872. Once that home was sold I returned to the Island lifestyle. I have spent numerous years of honorably serving the Real Estate public. Before I did sales, I worked for five years in the Rental Department of Island Real Estate. Listing and selling “beach homes” and meeting new faces from all across the world is my passion. That paired with ISLAND living at the beach, and that right there is heaven! I have had the absolute pleasure of composing a blog called Silhouettes at Sunset, where I post breathtaking sunsets on Anna Maria. I incorporate my photography expertise with our magnificent sunsets and information on the island, so even if you are away from the Island, you can still catch a sunset! Whether it be purchasing or selling, let me help by changing your dream to a reality! www.AnnaMariaSunset.com
 

 

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Realtor Liz Codola

Contact: 941-812-3455
liz@annamaria-islandrealestate.com

I am extremely excited to report that I have received my Broker’s license!!! You are now looking at Island Real Estates newest Broker’s Associate. I was born & raised in the metropolitan New York City area and right after I graduated college as a member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society with my AAS in Fine Arts in hand, I made the decision to relocate to Los Angeles, CA. I then spent many years working in the Travel & Tourism trade stretching from Hawaii & California, through Las Vegas and then back to New York. In the late 80’s I began my degree in Real Estate in California. In 1997 I received my Real Estate license, and began practicing in the suburbs of New York City. I now have been a licensed Realtor in sunny Florida since 2003, working predominately on the surrounding islands off Sarasota and Manatee counties. A strong supporter in the ongoing education within our industry, I obtained my GRI from the Graduate of the Real Estate Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert and Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource credentials. Whether you are looking into a primary residence, a vacation home, or the perfect investment property, I will be glad to work with you through all the steps. Whether it be buying or selling, you can have complete confidence in my knowledge & ethics from property searches, or marketing plans through contract to closing.

 

 

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Realtor Kathleen White

Contact: (941) 773-0165
kwhite35@tampabay.rr.com

Since relocating to Florida’s Gulf Coast in 1976, I have explored – and discovered- many quiet, white, sandy beaches far away from the swarms of people. I have sailed to, and lived in, the Caribbean for 6 of those years, which is in all likelihood, where I developed my passion in finding the most serene, out-of-the-way beaches, surrounded by aquamarine waters. Anna Maria Island is the ideal place to set up my chair right in the water. Now, I have a difficult time settling for anything less.. This is exactly what has guided me to Anna Maria Island, a place that is gorgeous and tranquil, surrounded by crystal clear blue water. I have established my perfect career here as a Real Estate Agent for Island Real Estate. Because I truly value the beauty of Anna Maria Island, it is easy for me to share it with others. A lot of people pay a visit and ponder the idea of purchasing a home here, so they can feel how special it is to live here too. If you’d care to know more about buying property on our little bit of paradise called Anna Maria Island, just send me an email or give me a call. I will be more than happy to assist you in finding your place in the sun too. Visit Kathleen’s Website http://annamariasales.com/

 

 

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Realtor Gail Tutewiler

Contact: (941)705-0227
GailTuteRE@aol.com

Originally from SW Michigan, Gail & her husband, Ron, bought their first place on Anna Maria Island in 1990. She has been selling real estate on the island since 2001. When they first arrived they were semi-retired (Gail had been an International Sales Coordinator for the former Upjohn Co./Pfizer in Kalamazoo, MI) and spent a few years exploring Anna Maria Island, riding bikes down every street, walking the beach & going to all the Florida activities. They started to look for a bigger home and became familiar with all the neighborhoods & condo associations before they moved to North Beach Village. So when Gail decided to go back to work selling real estate, she was already familiar with all the property here. She quickly became one of the island’s top producers & the top agent for Wedebrock’s AMI Office for 8 years,moving to Island Real Estate in 2009. Ron stayed retired but is available to run errands, put signs up, etc. Gail has been awarded the 5-Star Award for the best in customer service for several years & is consistently in the top 10% of island realtors. She recently became active with the Home Sweet Home group to bring more residents to Anna Maria Island. You’ll probably see her and her husband, Ron, at the island dog park with their two golden retrievers, Murphy & Molly, at Roser Church, Island Players or other island activities. Gail goes the extra mile to take care of her customers whether it be selling your home or finding you the place of your dreams.

 

 

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Realtor Alan Galletto

Contact: (941) 232-2216
alan@alangalletto.com

Born and raised in Rochester, NY, Alan believes in producing the highest level of customer service to his clients. This means always being reachable, well informed, and quick to address his client’s needs and desires. He will supply you with the most noteworthy customer service available.

Alan has honed his method during his 40+ year profession in sales. An Air Force veteran, Alan started his career in business following him receiving his B.S. in Mathematics from SUNY Brockport. He was constantly a leading performer at IBM. His career is filled with awards and recognitions, including membership in over a dozen IBM 100% Clubs, a Gold Medalist Award, 2 Golden Circles, and as Director of the 100% Club. He has lived and worked in numerous locations throughout his career – from California to Boston to Washington, DC. He has also created and sold prosperous businesses, and served his community in leadership roles, including two terms as Anna Maria Islands Chamber of Commerce President.

While moving to the Island over 20 years ago, Alan made the decision to apply his skills to the real estate marketplace. As an Island specialist, Alan has been the Top Producer on the Island since 1998, selling more than $400 million of properties on Anna Maria Island. As the area’s top Realtor, Alan produces outstanding knowledge and professionalism.

Teaching you on the uniqueness of the market, the values, the market conditions, property comparisons, as well as comprehending your overall objectives, gives the Galletto Team to provide you the steps to success

 

 

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Realtor Adele Holland

Contact: (941) 587-6328
aholland53@yahoo.com

“I Yoosta Be A Yooper.” As a northern Michigan native, shorelines, small towns, and having pride in the community have defined my soul. As a proud mother of three, former elementary school teacher, and 25-year manager of our veterinary practice in the Upper Peninsula, I aim to bring sincerity, hard work, intuition, and companionship to all walks of life. I embarked on my real estate career in 2005 with our big move to Anna Maria Island. I am delighted to be a part of the Island Real Estate team of experienced agents and have been a recipient of the FIVE-STAR Best in Client Satisfaction award in Sarasota Magazine for a number of years. I look forward to, and appreciate my time spent with buyers, sellers and inquirers – a chance to explain and relish in this adorable, little island that we get to call home. Our youngest daughter Greta, now 27 with Down Syndrome will always share our wonderful home. Greta is also Anna Maria’s Goodwill Ambassador, and a joyful, free spirit pedaling her way around the island. Our free time is focused around gardening, riding bikes, swimming, fishing, and camping excursions in the North Country.

 

 

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Realtor Josh Bernet

Contact: (941) 518-0655
joshbernet@gmail.com

Josh was born and brought up right outside of Cleveland, Ohio. He then moved to Colorado to study at Regis University located in Denver, where he received his BA in Business and Economics. Once he graduated, Josh relocated to the mountains and lived the Colorado dream, employed at Vail Ski Patrol in the winter and instructing tennis when the snow melted. It was there that Josh met Beth, his wife, and the two married in 1992. Following the birth of his first two children Josh earned his Real Estate Broker’s license, and started to sell resort real estate with Slifer, Smith, and Frampton. In 2000, Josh took a chance to move to Fripp Island, South Carolina, where he acquired more experience selling real estate. In 2004, desiring to be closer to family, Josh and his family (now 3 children), made the move to Anna Maria Island. Initially with Michael Saunders Real Estate new homes department, Josh joined Betsy Hills Real Estate in 2007, and became a part of the Island Real Estate family in 2010. Josh is a passionate athlete, volunteer, and member of Roser Church, and he motivates his team to do the same, finding the way of life here “the perfect place to live and raise a family.