Real Estate Directory 2017

The following key provides information regarding a real estate or insurance agent’s specialized training:
ABR accredited buyer representative
ARM associate in risk management
CAM certified apartment manager
CDPE certified distressed property expert
CFS certified foreclosure specialist
ChFC chartered financial consultant
CIAS certified investor agent specialist
CLHMS certified luxury home marketing specialist
CLU chartered life underwriter
CNE certified negotiation expert
CPIA certified professional insurance agent
CRP certified relocation professional
CRS certified residential specialist
CSP certified short sale professional
e-Pro designation by the National Association of Realtors to indicate electronic training
GRI graduate of the Realtor Institute
IRES international real estate specialist
LHMS luxury home marketing specialist
MBA Master of Business Administration
MLS Multiple Listing Service
NASD National Association of Securities Dealers
ORRA Orlando Regional Realtor Association
REO real estate owned
REPM real estate property management specialist
SFR short sales and foreclosure resource
SSRS short sale resolution specialist

Realtors / Real Estate Agents

Espe Almarza Anderson, M.A., SFR, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
7626 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-421-6679
espe.almarza@floridamoves.com
Espe Almarza Anderson has been a full-time Realtor since 2006. She is an accomplished bilingual professional with 20 years of corporate management experience and an extensive background in sales and customer service. As a global luxury property specialist and certified short sale specialist, she is a skilled negotiator, handling every transaction with integrity, professionalism and follow-through. Her achievements include Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society, Orlando magazine 5 Star Agent, certified corporate relocation specialist, USAA preferred agent and ORRA Top Producer Club. She holds a master’s in human resources.


Bobby Baldor, P.A.
Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc.
6985 Wallace Road, Orlando • 407-342-6980
bobbybaldor@live.com • www.bobbybaldor.com
Bobby Baldor is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Florida native with more than 14 years of combined, award-winning experience in real estate and mortgage lending in Central Florida. A Re/Max Hall of Fame member, multiyear Platinum Club award winner, an ORRA Gold Level Top Producer, Realtor/Broker, graduate of the Realtor Institute, accredited buyer representative, certified short sale professional, Florida Military Specialist and halfway through the Certified Commercial Investment Member course, Bobby’s personal slogan is “Your Real Hero,” and he works hard to prove it. He also holds designations that denote expertise in financial, market and investment analysis, in addition to negotiation.


Dani Berkovski, Broker/Owner
Xouse Realty Corp.
321-978-6075
www.xouserealty.com
Dani Berkovski has been an accomplished Realtor for more than 15 years. Professional, courteous and ethical, her clients are her No. 1 priority. She is the broker of Xouse Realty Corp., where the focus is on the agent. Her company offers 100 percent commission, full broker support, free E&O insurance, etc., for only $55 per month. There are no other fees. Call today.

 



Petra Bukalo
TeamConnect Realty
407-484-0685
petra@myteamconnect.com • www.myteamconnect.com
Living in Orlando since 1997, Petra Bukalo is a local expert who can confidently assist her clients in the entire Orlando area. She has a passion for being the very best at what she does. Petra believes it is one of the greatest rewards to see her clients happy and has turned real estate transactions into long-lasting relationships or friendships. Her goal is for customers to think of her when they are thinking about real estate. As an international sales professional, Petra is specialized in, but not limited to, selling luxury homes and investment homes. She is also a certified first-time home buyer and new home buyer specialist.



Francisco Chavez, Realtor
Millennium Homes Realty LLC
407-694-6686
ciscochavez1@gmail.com
Francisco Chavez, an Orlando native, extends his passion and knowledge for real estate to his clients. Francisco brings a vast knowledge of Central Florida real estate with more than 20 years of experience in the market. He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese. When he is not selling or listing homes with Millennium Homes Realty LLC, he enjoys working out and spending time with his family.

 



Jean DeVeney & Patti Merrick
Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc.
6985 Wallace Road, Orlando • 407-491-3999

This team’s strength is in Jean DeVeney’s 25 years of experience at the same Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc. office, combined with Patti Merrick’s expertise in marketing and extensive knowledge of the area, since she grew up on the Butler Chain of Lakes. Their mission is to offer concierge-level service that extends beyond closing, plus unparalleled customized marketing protocol utilizing all the latest technology. Call Jean and Patti for a list of contributions to buyers and sellers.



Paula Hemani, Broker/Owner
TeamConnect Realty
407-347-3800 • 407-694-7420
paula@myteamconnect.com • www.myteamconnect.com
Paula Hemani is the broker/co-owner of TeamConnect Realty and offers more than 15 years of experience in real estate sales, investment property and business ownership. Her residential services include luxury homes, corporate relocations, waterfront, golf and pre-foreclosure/short sales servicing the Dr. Phillips, Windermere and surrounding Central Florida areas with an unparalleled professional track record. As a longtime resident of the community, Paula’s attention to detail, strong negotiation skills and high ethical standards are paramount in helping her clients achieve their real estate goals.



Angel Iglesia
TeamConnect Realty
407-508-5528
angel@myteamconnect.com • www.myteamconnect.com
Angel Iglesia epitomizes integrity, energy and good old-fashioned hard work in every detail of his real estate transactions. Awarded the 2016 Summit designation, Angel’s knowledge and experience serving the southwest Orange County real estate market is a great asset for his clients. Angel was born in the big city lights of New York but calls Central Florida home, having lived in Metro Orlando for more than 17 years. It’s here that Angel helps buyers and sellers with all their real estate needs. Angel has a degree in accounting and also specializes in photography, which comes in handy marketing his listings to get the best possible exposure for his sellers.



Steve Lang, Realtor
HomeVest
407-435-0290
steve@thestevelangroup.com • www.thestevelanggroup.com
Steve Lang has more than 20 years of real estate experience in the Southwest Orlando area. His business is mainly repeat and referred business, selling more than 60 homes per year, every year. He delivers client satisfaction through integrity, honesty and the highest level of customer service. Steve is a Dave Ramsey Local Provider, Orlando magazine’s Hot 100 Realtors for 11 consecutive years, and featured on WDBO 96.5-FM radio’s “Ask the Expert.” He is active in the community as president of the Orlando Breakfast Rotary Club and a Windermere Little League coach.



Eric & Sally Martell, ABR, CDPE, CRS, CRP, e-Pro, GRI, IRES
Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc.
6985 Wallace Road, Orlando • 407-352-5800, ext. 618 407-947-3617 • 407-947-3618 • 800-541-5666, ext. 611
eric@orlando-properties.com • sally@orlando-properties.com www.orlando-properties.com

Longtime residents and Realtors Eric and Sally Martell have seen the area experience many changes through the years. They have witnessed growth, community development, real estate booms and downturns in the economy. Through it all, the Martells have remained focused on their main objective — successfully guiding their clients through the challenges of buying or selling real estate with as little stress as possible.



Carlos Puerto & Susan Wilkinson
Charles Rutenberg Realty
1900 Summit Tower Blvd., Suite 220, Orlando • 407-790-5331
carlosandsusan@realtormoves.com • www.realtormoves.com
Carlos Puerto and Susan Wilkinson are an award-winning and Orlando Realtor Association Top Producer team successfully selling homes in the Dr. Phillips and Windermere areas. They offer a client-centered innovative approach to listing and selling homes by offering sellers the option to choose a contract that best suits their situation, needs and desires. They provide full service from the beginning to closing and are dedicated to securing as smooth a transaction as possible for their clients. Proud to have both local and international clients, they have built strong relationships that continued beyond the closing day. Carlos and Susan are residents of Keene’s Pointe, where they enjoy many community and outdoor activities with their children and friends.


George Rahi, Realtor, GRI, e-Pro
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC
7626 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-529-7372
georgerahi@aol.com • www.georgerahi.com
George Rahi is a full-time Realtor, member of the Graduate Realtor Institute, and top-producing real estate agent. He has been a Southwest Orlando resident since 1986 and a Realtor since 2001. George is a graduate of Dr. Phillips High School and Rollins College, and he prides himself on his high standards and work ethic. He is always available to his buyers and sellers. He is the recipient of the coveted International Diamond Society award that represents the top 11 percent of all Coldwell Banker agents worldwide and is a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury estates specialist. George volunteers for Coldwell Banker Cares, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald’s House Charities, and is involved with his church’s young adults ministry.



Rob Rahter, Broker Associate
Stockworth Realty Group
407-497-4526
rrahter@stockworth.com • www.stockworth.com
Rob Rahter is a broker associate with Stockworth Realty Group. As one of the area’s top real estate producers, Rob and his team closed more than $150 million in sales in 2016 — averaging 3.5 closings per week. In 2017, Rob was voted Best Realtor in Southwest Orlando by readers of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin. Rob has been a member of the Gold Level for Orlando Realtors’ Top Producer Club since its inception. He is also a certified luxury home marketing specialist and member of the Million Dollar Guild — the highest level of designation within the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Rob is a five-time recipient of the Five Star Real Estate Agent award.



Blake Roby, Realtor, REPM
TeamConnect Realty
321-439-3316
www.mydrphillipshomes.com • www.parksidedrphillips.com
Blake Roby, Realtor, REPM, was born and raised in Orlando. As a native, he has extensive knowledge of what Central Florida’s real estate has to offer. Coupling his real estate skills with his business degree from the University of Florida, Blake excels at pricing, negotiating and marketing properties competitively. In the ever-changing world of real estate, he is committed to staying up-to-date with industry standards and providing his clients with the best customer service possible.

 



Robert Schott, Broker/Owner
TeamConnect Realty
407-347-3800 • 407-516-1000
robert@myteamconnect.com • www.myteamconnect.com
Robert Schott is the broker/owner of TeamConnect Realty, a successful and growing real estate company serving southwest Orange County. Experienced in all aspects of residential real estate, Robert incorporates his knowledge of the local real estate market into helping buyers and sellers negotiate the best deals. He brings his experience in search engine optimization, an aggressive marketing tool that maximizes a home’s internet exposure. Robert has been a leader in helping Dr. Phillips, Windermere and Winter Garden residents on the best-selling strategies with anticipated outcomes.



John J. Scolaro, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
7626 Sand Lake Road, Orlando
407-230-5567
john@johnscolaro.com

John Scolaro has 20 years of real estate sales and marketing experience in Central Florida. He is a top-producing Realtor and provides excellent service. John is a member of the local, state and national associations of Realtors
and an International Diamond Society Award member. He sits on the board of trustees for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and participates in multiple Team in Training programs, personally raising more than $30,000. John also volunteers for Camp Boggy Creek, is an honoree of various philanthropic awards, and sponsors a local neighborhood yard-of-the-quarter program. He is a Jefferson Award recipient and Coldwell Banker Cares Foundation representative.



Courtney Shoultz, Realtor
Millennium Homes Realty LLC
352-363-0150
courtney.shoultz@yahoo.com
Courtney Shoultz is a Realtor with Millennium Homes Realty LLC, who specializes in marketing homes for sale in the Windermere and Horizon West areas. She is originally from Gainesville and has been an Orlando resident for about five years. She is devoted to helping her clients through every step of the process as customer service is of utmost importance to her. She has a true passion for many different aspects in real estate, ranging from staging to marketing and helping her clients find their dream homes.



Mike & Teresa Stewart, Realtors
Southern Realty Group LLC
407-766-9826 (Mike) • 407-493-3057 (Teresa)
srgrealtors@gmail.com • srgflorida.com
Mike and Teresa Stewart founded Southern Realty Group LLC in 2005. During the past 13 years, they have proudly served the Windermere, Dr. Phillips, Winter Garden and Southwest Orlando areas. They are honored to be recognized by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association as a Gold Status Top Producer in 2015 and 2016. The knowledge, commitment and energy they bring to their clients is second to none. They provide extraordinary real estate concierge services to ensure that their clients’ every need is met. Listening to their clients is important, as they want to make sure that all aspects of the buying/selling experience is met in order to provide a stress-free, positive experience. They like to say, “We turn houses into homes!”



Ron & Casey Tosi, Realtors
TeamConnect Realty
321-436-9354 (Ron) • 321-436-0633 (Casey)
ronandcasey@myteamconnect.com
Ron and Casey, longtime Florida residents and native Floridians, hold a passion and drive to help buyers and sellers achieve their goals. In today’s market, homes listed and priced at value go under contract within a matter of days. This is why both Ron and Casey are diligent and prompt in getting the best value for their buyers, as well as their sellers. Together, with TeamConnect Realty and decades of experience, Ron and Casey are confident their actions speak louder than words.



Ann Varkey, Broker/Realtor
Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc.
6985 Wallace Road, Orlando • 407-352-5800, ext. 645
annvarkeyrealtor@gmail.com • www.annvarkey.com
Ann Varkey provides outstanding professional service in selling luxury homes, condominiums and lakefront properties in Dr. Phillips and Windermere. Ann works aggressively to market her listings. For 29 years, she has been committed to providing the best results in helping individuals sell their homes and/or finding the homes they are looking for in the area. Ann is the absolute best! View testimonials on Ann’s website. Ann gives back to the community. The Dr. P. Phillips YMCA recently dedicated a meeting room to the Varkey family, with a plaque on the wall.



Dan Walters, Broker Associate
Robert Slack Fine Homes
7924 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 308, Orlando • 321-284-5663
dwalters39@gmail.com • danwaltersrealtor.com
Dan Walters is a Realtor in the Dr. Phillips and Windermere areas who specializes in delivering outstanding results for his clients. Many of his clients are international investors who appreciate his expertise in understanding their specific needs and expectations. His focus is on integrity, quality service, client satisfaction and prompt communication. Dan’s goal is to provide clients with the highest level of service, knowledge and professionalism in all areas of selling and buying residential real estate. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips, and St. Luke’s United Methodist Church; and is board chairman of the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA.



Elle Walters, Realtor
Robert Slack Fine Homes
7924 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 308, Orlando • 321-284-5663
orlandohomesbyelle@gmail.com • danwaltersrealtor.com
Elle Walters and her husband, Dan, are partners at Robert Slack Fine Homes and service the Dr. Phillips, Windermere and Winter Garden areas. Elle makes buying or selling a home an incredible, memorable experience. Whether a first-time homebuyer or seasoned seller, Elle brings an energy, compassion and professionalism to her clients’ next real estate transactions. When buying or selling a home, give her a call to see results. Elle is from Lima, Peru, and she speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.



Ronald Ziolkowski, P.A., CDPE, Realtor
Re/Max Properties S.W. Inc.
6985 Wallace Road, Orlando • 407-352-5800, ext. 311
rontherealtor@msn.com • www.rontherealtor.com
Ronald Ziolkowski, P.A., better known as “Ron the Realtor,” has been a fixture in Southwest Orlando real estate since 1998. With closed sales well over $350,000,000 and more than 1,500 homes closed, Ron has earned almost every award possible, including voted the No. 1 Realtor in Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s Best of Southwest 2015 and 2016, and Orlando magazine’s
Hot 100 Realtors for 12 consecutive years. Ron is a member of the Re/Max Hall of Fame and was ranked No. 9 in the state of Florida for 2016. Ron has closed more sales in Winter Garden during the past 10 years than any Realtor in America.


Developer/Homebuilder

Oakland Park by Crescent Communities
15211 E. Oakland Ave., Winter Garden • 855-437-1489
www.liveatoaklandpark.com
Located on the West Orange Trail between Oakland and Winter Garden, Oakland Park’s “front porch culture” encourages residents to interact with nature and neighbors. Neo-traditional architecture offers spacious front porches, breezeways and abundant green space. Residents enjoy the outdoors with trails, parks, recreational areas and a community garden. Built on the shoreline of Lake Apopka, many homes have beautiful lake views. Builders include David Weekley Homes, Ashton Woods Homes, J&J Building, RCB Homes, Dream Finders Homes and Vintage Estate Homes.

 



Taylor Morrison
407-756-5025
www.taylormorrison.com/orlando

Begin your search for the home of your dreams with Taylor Morrison, an award-winning homebuilder with more than 100 years of experience building homes and communities people love. Taylor Morrison offers something for every life stage and lifestyle, and they are currently building in the area’s most sought-after locations, including Orlando, Windermere, Winter Garden, Lake Mary, Oviedo, Sanford and Clermont. Their homebuyers will always be close to major employment centers, top-rated schools, world-class recreation and upscale shopping, dining and entertainment. Schedule an appointment today!


Insurance Agents

Sherri Asadi, President/Founder
Eton Bridge Insurance and Financial Solutions
7625 W. Sand Lake Rd., Suite 201, Orlando • 407-351-3331
sherri@etonbridgesolutions.com • www.etonbridgesolutions.com
Sherri Asadi is the president and founder of Eton Bridge Insurance and Financial Solutions. She came to Orlando 17 years ago from abroad with her three sons. She was educated in three continents and speaks multiple languages. She graduated from New York University, where her knowledge of risk management began. She interned at Morgan Guaranty Trust and achieved 15 awards in the insurance industry. Sherri’s more than 20-year insurance career spans companies such as PepsiCo; Hilb, Rogal and Hamilton; Universal Studios and State Farm Insurance.


Jim Brandt, President
Sun Insurance Services Inc.
7208 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 300, Orlando • 407-781-1602
jim@suninsuranceservices.com • www.suninsuranceservices.com
Jim Brandt began his insurance career in 1980 as an adjuster in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, shortly after graduating from Louisiana State University. He has lived in Dr. Phillips since 1991 and was chosen to establish the East Coast presence for Countrywide Insurance Services. After building that into one of the largest, most successful independent insurance agencies in the United States, Jim left to begin Sun Insurance Services Inc. in 2003. Jim led Sun Insurance Services Inc. to quick growth through innovative partnerships with national mortgage companies.

 



Frank Gonzolas, Agent
Sun Insurance Services Inc.
7208 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 300, Orlando • 407-781-1602
frank@suninsuranceservices.com • www.suninsuranceservices.com
Frank Gonzolas specializes in all lines of personal insurance, including homeowners, auto, umbrella, flood, watercraft and motorcycle. Born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Frank is fluent in Spanish and English. He lived in Brooklyn, New York, until his early teens, when his family moved to Winter Park. He and his wife, Jessica, have a son, Alexander, and a daughter, Amirah. Outside of work, Frank enjoys spending time with family, watching the New York Yankees and boxing, and reading books about entrepreneurship, real estate and motivation.



Sharon Hill, Vice President
Eton Bridge Insurance and Financial Solutions
7625 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 201, Orlando • 407-351-3331
sharon@etonbridgesolutions.com • www.etonbridgesolutions.com
Sharon Hill is vice president of Eton Bridge Insurance and Financial Solutions. She came to Orlando 17 years ago from Scottsdale, Arizona. Her son, daughter and their families all live in the Orlando area. She holds an insurance general agent 2-20 license in property and casualty, and business, marketing and educational leadership degrees from Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University. She heads the operations and sales operations for Eton Bridge.



Fred Leven
Harry Levine Insurance
7587 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-855-1000
2265 Lee Road, Suite 205, Winter Park • 407-629-6020
fred@hlinsure.com • www.harrylevineinsurance.com

Fred Leven is a veteran of the insurance industry, and this year, he celebrates 10 years with Harry Levine Insurance. He is an avid golfer and tennis player. An Orlando native, one of Fred’s biggest passions is enjoying Orlando’s best old-school restaurants. His background includes extensive life insurance and financial services experience. He is not just your go-to for home and auto, Fred is also a life and financial expert. His guilty pleasure is enjoying cruise ship vacations to the maximum.



Jason Levine, MSM-RMI,
Vice President — Operations Harry Levine Insurance
7587 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-855-1000
2265 Lee Road, Suite 205, Winter Park • 407-629-6020
jason@hlinsure.com • www.harrylevineinsurance.com

Jason Levine is a second-generation agency owner/operator. He grew up around the insurance business and joined the agency full-time after graduating from Brandeis University in 2006. He holds a graduate degree in risk management and insurance from Florida State University, is a current director of the Florida Association of Insurance Agents, and is an adjunct professor of business at Seminole State College.


Julie Levine
Harry Levine Insurance
7587 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-855-1000
2265 Lee Road, Suite 205, Winter Park • 407-629-6020
julie@hlinsure.com • www.harrylevineinsurance.com

Julie Levine is Harry Levine Insurance’s technology and workflow guru. She is passionate about environmental conservation and likes to spend time on local grass-roots efforts. Julie graduated from Brandeis University. When she’s not running agency reports or fixing technological mishaps, she enjoys Rolling Stone Magazine, Boston Red Sox baseball, and spoiling her and husband Jason Levine’s dog, Jasmine.



Lesley Massey, Agent
Sun Insurance Services Inc.
7208 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 300, Orlando • 407-781-1605
lesley@suninsuranceservices.com • www.suninsuranceservices.com

A true Florida native, Lesley Massey is a second-generation Floridian. She brings a lifetime of Central Florida knowledge and local experience to her clients each day. She started her insurance career while still in high school. Now, with nearly 15 years in the industry, Lesley loves being an insurance agent, and she specializes in personal insurance. She also loves her dog, Duncan, rescued from the North Brevard Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.



Michelle Navarro
Harry Levine Insurance
7587 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-855-1000
2265 Lee Road, Suite 205, Winter Park • 407-629-6020
michelle@hlinsure.com • www.harrylevineinsurance.com

Michelle Navarro is a native of New York, but she grew up on the west coast of Florida. She has two wonderful children who often visit Harry Levine Insurance, where she works. Michelle is now in her 11th year with the agency, and she specializes in personal lines insurance and life insurance. She is quite the foodie and has a special appreciation for Japanese food. Teppanyaki style is her favorite! When she is not in the office, at home with her kids, or exploring the Central Florida restaurant scene, she is either at the gym or doing something fun outside.



Andy Phillips, Agent
State Farm Insurance Co.
7608 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando • 407-354-1320
andy.phillips.kraa@statefarm.com • www.andyphillipsagent.com

Andy Phillips works at State Farm Insurance Co. above the Starbucks in Plaza Venezia. He will be celebrating his 46th year with the company this August. Andy and his team have a combined total of 128 years of experience to serve their policyholders with all of their insurance and financial needs. They pride themselves in their community involvement with Dr. Phillips and Olympia high schools, Dr. Phillips Little League, and Dr. Phillips Chamber of Commerce, to name a few. Call them today for a free insurance quote and financial review.



Donna Williams, Agent
Sun Insurance Services Inc.
7208 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 300, Orlando • 407-781-1610
donna@suninsuranceservices.com • www.suninsuranceservices.com

Donna Williams has more than 20 years of experience selling homeowners, auto, flood, renters and umbrella insurance, and serves customers throughout Florida. She works closely with real estate agents to make sure homebuyers have everything they need for a smooth closing process. Donna grew up in Queens, New York, and went to Andrew Jackson High School and Borough of Manhattan Community College. She serves as the vice president of her local American Legion Auxiliary.


Title Agents/Closing Services

LeAnna Anderson, Branch Manager
Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC
1011 E. Colonial Drive, Suite 408, Orlando • 407-440-5025
www.recsfl.com

LeAnna Anderson joined Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC’s rapidly growing downtown office in 2012. She has more than 21 years of experience in the title and closing industries. Her strong servicing skills and reputation in the downtown Orlando, Winter Park and College Park markets are a perfect fit for RECS’s Colonial office. LeAnna is a licensed Florida title agent.



Kim Blanchard, Title Processing Specialist
Central Florida Title
213 S. Dillard St., Suite 210, Winter Garden • 407-614-0305
kim@centralfloridatitle.com • www.centralfloridatitle.com

If a title can be cleared, Kim Blanchard will get it done! Kim is a highly seasoned title processor who works diligently to clear all issues on a property’s title long before sellers and their clients come to the closing table. Kim’s experience and commitment ensure a smooth and seamless closing.



Maria Collins, Lead Closer, Escrow Agent
Central Florida Title
213 S. Dillard St., Suite 210, Winter Garden • 407-614-0305
maria@centralfloridatitle.com • www.centralfloridatitle.com

Maria Collins has more than 25 years of closing experience, which includes everything from owning her own title agency to working as a closer and title examiner for national title insurance underwriters. Maria and her team of processors and administrative support are knowledgeable professionals who ensure that their clients’ expectations are exceeded.



Heidi Foster, Sales Executive
Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC
1011 E. Colonial Drive, Suite 408, Orlando • 407-440-5025
www.recsfl.com

Heidi Foster leads Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC’s sales and marketing activities with the perfect sales résumé by starting first as a closer in the title insurance business. She learned the business from the ground up, is a licensed title agent, and clearly understands the products and services RECS offers. Heidi has 16 years of experience in the industry and applies consultative sales with the focus on understanding the customers’ needs first and then applying solutions to streamline and grow their business.



Richard Reina, Esquire, Regional Vice President
Central Florida Title
213 S. Dillard St., Suite 210, Winter Garden • 407-614-0305
richard@centralfloridatitle.com • www.centralfloridatitle.com

Richard Reina is a licensed attorney, holding undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University. Richard owned a multilocation title agency in Louisiana. As part of his law practice, he represented a board of Realtors for 25
years. After moving to Florida, Richard assumed regional vice president positions with two of the largest title insurance underwriters. He now oversees operations in all three Central Florida Title locations and is always a phone call away.



Tanya Schrepfer, Branch Manager
Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC
7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 140, Orlando • 407-615-8550
tschrepfer@recsfl.com • www.recsfl.com

Tanya Schrepfer joined the rapidly growing Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC team in 2011. She was also part of the team’s earlier GulfAtlantic Title teams, where her strong organizational and customer service skills led to her overseeing the customer service division for the entire state of Florida. She is a Central Florida native and has more than 14 years in the title insurance and closing industries.



Dana Ward, Owner
Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC
7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 140, Orlando • 407-615-8550
www.recsfl.com

The former senior vice president of one of the nation’s largest title underwriters and president of GulfAtlantic Title, Dana Ward is a 31-year licensed veteran in the title insurance and closing business, a former commercial banker, and an MBA who serves on the teaching faculty for the Florida Realtors. He started in the corporate office of Lawyers Title in Richmond, Virginia. During his long tenure, he oversaw corporate strategic planning and then was promoted to lead the title, agency and closing operations in Virginia, Louisiana and the entire Southeast.



Rori Whittington, Chief Operating Officer
Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC
7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 140, Orlando • 407-615-8550
www.recsfl.com

Rori Whittington has a strong and diverse set of leadership experiences in the title and closing industries spanning more than 23 years. She, like the entire Real Estate Closing Solutions LLC team, was part of the dynamic GulfAtlantic Title teams that later formed RECS in 2009 for the purpose of taking local servicing and accountability to the next level. Rori is a licensed Florida title agent. ♥

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