More About Me


A Licensed Real Estate Specialist to Guide You Through the Selling or Buying Process





Selling your home? No other website in the market will showcase your listing with up to 50 high resolution photos! In addition to advertising your property on my own website, I syndicate your listing to other real estate websites across the web as well as print advertising and social media outlets like facebook, twitter, instagram and youtube!



Searching for your next home? Try our state-of-the-art map search – with it you can quickly search the entire market. Simply type the address, city, MLS ID, or just hit the search button to get started. The large format map allows you to click and drag, zoom in and view detailed information and photos for all properties currently listed on the MLS.



Whether you are selling your home, searching for your next home, or have any questions about the process – no one will work harder for you...that's my personal guarantee!    I look forward to helping you! 



P.S.   Ask me about the 7 new exciting communities currently under construction in the West Villages!




Paradise Can Be Complicated!



Selling or Buying a home can be a complicated and time-consuming venture.   Having someone with the knowledge and experience to take the reins and guide you through the process eliminates a tremendous amount of stress.  Whether your are buying your first starter home home or selling a multi-million dollar upscale property...it takes know-how to find you the right property and expertise to market your property to right buyers.  Area knowledge, marketing savvy and a genuine interest in helping folks in their real estate needs is a combination that takes years to cultivate.  The team that we have developed at Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty and the Schmidt Family of Companies encompasses all the qualities our customers seek in maximizing their real estate experience.   Let us go to work for you!




Professional Background



Having been a business professional for over thirty years, my experience in consultative sales offers my clients a relaxed, no nonsense approach to finding the home of your dreams or simply eliminating the stress of navigating through the selling or buying process.




Professional Interests



My past ...and current...professional affiliations have contributed greatly to my knowledge base that has been truly beneficial in aiding my clients in the ever changing world of Real Estate.




Education



Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.



 US Army Engineer School in Ft. Belvoir, VA. 



Graduate of the Bob Hogue School of Real Estate in St. Petersburg, FL.



Smart Home Certified






Personal Background



I am a native of Sikeston,Missouri, a small town in the Southeastern Bootheel region of the state where I grew up hunting and fishing with my family and friends .  I excelled on our high school track team as a pole vaulter and garnered 5th place during the state competition my senior year.  Playing in a rock and roll band was one of my favorite memories those days!



After being drafted into the US Army , I served as a 1LT in Vietnam. 



I finished my college degree on the GI Bill and became the first college graduate in our family.



I am married to my beautiful wife Denise, we have three children and two grand children. 




Community Involvement



I am a 27 year member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association



Englewood Area Board of Realtors



National Association of Realtors 



Florida Association of Realtors.



Englewood Chamber of Commerce




Personal Interests



I am a commercially rated multi-engine pilot with 2000 hours of flying time and 300 sport parachute jumps. 



I enjoy boating, fishing, golf, bass guitar, classic & southern rock, art and the Tampa Bay Rays.




Specialties



Residential Real Estate



Investment Properties



Relocation



Waterfront Properties



Golf Course Properties



Over 55 Communities



Condominiums




Designations