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Brandy Coffey Operating Principal And Broker/Owner

Brandy believes the basic tenets of service should be knowledge, honesty, loyalty, and trust. Marked by this philosophy, and a high degree of work ethic, The Coffey Group has grown to be one of the most successful real estate teams in Sarasota, Florida! The Coffey Group has consistently been in the top 1% for overall sales volume for Sarasota and Manatee County...

Dayton Coffey Team Leader

Dayton Coffey joined Keller Williams Island Life Real Estate in 2018 as our Team Leader and Chief Executive Officer. Dayton came to us from The Coffey Group; a top producing, high level, Keller Williams team operating in the Sarasota and Manatee markets...

Ron Smith Career Development Coach

Ronald Smith is the best real estate agent with Keller Williams in Venice, FL. As an agent who’s an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It’s not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:

Robin Short Market Center Administrator

Robin has spent the last 35 five years in the Manatee/Sarasota area. Originally from Chicago, Robin moved to Anna Maria Island and began attending school. Robin graduated from college in Bradenton with a degree in business accounting. She was married to her high school sweetheart on Longboat Key. In 2007 Robin and her family made the moved to North Port. Which is also where she decided to launch her real estate career. Now she enjoys watching her grandchildren grow up in this uniquely diverse, picturesque landscape that we call Southwest Florida.

Carolyn Hoffman Director of Agent Services

Carolyn was born and raised in Venice, FL and graduated from Venice High School in 2004. Carolyn moved to Richmond, Kentucky and graduated with a degree in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University in 2008. She returned to Venice in 2009 and bought her first home in 2011. For the past eight years, Carolyn has been a stay at home mother to her two beautiful daughters. While raising her children has been such a blessing, Carolyn is thrilled to be back in the work force. Real estate has always been fascinating to her and she eventually wants to pursue her real estate license. She could not be happier working at Keller Williams Island Life and is so thankful for the opportunities that Keller Williams has given her.

Cassie Blem Director of First Impressions

Born and raised in Florida, Cassie graduated from Venice High School and received her Associates Degree from State College of Florida. She’s spent most of her time after high school working on her degree and being a nanny for two amazing families. She has recently joined Keller William Island Life Real Estate as their Director of First Impressions. Her role involves answering phones, creating graphics that showcase the agent’s hard work, and assisting with technology and training for our agents. She hopes to help the agents in any way possible and help them become the best agents possible.

Kevin Hanley Growth Committee Chair

Kevin Hanley has lived in Sarasota for over 30 years and specializes in Sarasota, Florida real estate all the way south to beautiful town of Venice. He is able to offer buyers and sellers a combination of detailed local knowledge and global reach through his relationships and affiliations, a commitment to understanding each client’s unique criteria, an expertise in the fields of real estate and business...

Carmen Seward Growth Comittee Chair

I relocated to Florida from South Dakota in 2000. The happiness Florida has given me has been life-changing and I love welcoming others to paradise! I worked in the medical field for years and love to help people. Whether you are first time home buyer, investor, or part of the older population having to selling your last home and having a hard time letting go, I will be there from contract to close. As a former member of the Army National Guard I take pride in helping current and past members of the Military with the home buying process. I have a do whatever it takes attitude to get the job done. I have a power team of home inspectors, lenders (from down payment assistance programs, FHA, USDA, VA, conventional to portfolio loans), title companies, attorney's and insurers. I also have custodians for both 1031 Exchanges and self-directed IRAs. I am tech savvy and able to interact on any platform to make communication easy whether you are up north or International.

Michelle Hupp Luxury Comittee Chair

Michelle Hupp’s performance as a top achiever is driven by a Midwestern work ethic and a passion for selling the Florida lifestyle through real estate. Licensed since 1992, she is dedicated to the real estate profession as a REALTOR® with Keller Williams Island Life in Venice, Florida. She has earned the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designations. Michelle has 16 years of real estate experience, closed $27,000,00 in real estate transactions in 2020. Michelle created The Hupp Group January 1, 2021 and is known for showcasing waterfront property from the boat...

Tina And Dane Renta Finance Committee Chair

Providing a truly exceptional Real Estate experience is the guiding principle and way of life for Team Renta. Comprised of husband and wife duo, Tina and Dane, Team Renta provide service and expertise that make each transaction seamless and rewarding.

Tina was born and raised in Georgia. With a Degree in Business Management, she pays attention to detail while striving to provide exceptional customer service...

Terryl Carl Culture Committee Chair

I have lived in the Sarasota area for over 20 years. I was drawn to this coast because of its diverse culture, my love for the arts, the school system and its renowned beaches. Professionally I have been a successful entrepreneur, dance owner, instructor and theater performer in many local venues. While raising my daughter, I have experienced the energy of Sarasota in so many ways and I am passionate about its beauty and unique opportunities. My goal is to help everyone find their special home here.

Cole Murray Technology Committee Chair

My name is Cole Murray, your friend and Realtor in North Port, FL and I can not wait to help you find your perfect home.I am very proud to be serving the same community that I was born and raised in. I have a degree in marketing and digital advertisement. I strongly believe in a client-first approach with my clients and could not be more excited about working with Keller Williams Island Life Real Estate in Venice, FL. The best first step in searching for that perfect home is familiarizing yourself with the local neighborhoods and surrounding areas. You can discover new areas throughout Southwest, FL right here on my website. I have great tips and information on many of the surrounding areas and neighborhoods from Punta Gorda, FL to North Port, FL all the way up to Bradenton, FL and beyond...

Ron Smith Education Committee Chair

Ronald Smith is the best real estate agent with Keller Williams in Venice, FL. As an agent who’s an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It’s not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:

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