Welcome to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, where innovation, expertise, and vision converge to shape the future of real estate. Our Executive Leadership Team is the driving force behind our success, guiding us with their unparalleled experience and unwavering commitment to excellence.
As a leading real estate brokerage in Florida, we take pride in introducing you to the individuals who steer our ship, navigating the ever-evolving real estate landscape with passion and dedication. Meet the minds and hearts that drive our mission forward, ensuring that every customer’s real estate journey is marked by success, integrity, and exceptional service.
Discover the faces behind our Executive Leadership Team, each a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of the Florida real estate market. Their collective wisdom and vision are what set us apart, making Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty the trusted choice for your real estate needs.
Whether you're buying, selling, or seeking guidance in the world of real estate, you can trust that our team is here to lead you to success. Each of our 30 locations throughout Florida are lead by an experienced, non-competing Managing Broker who are there to assist our 1,600 real estate professionals and customers.
Welcome to a world of real estate possibilities with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. Let's embark on this journey together.
PRESIDENT OF FLORIDA REAL ESTATE SERVICES, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES FLORIDA REALTY
Rei is a Certified Real Estate Broker (CRB) and a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and has achieved NAR's At Home With Diversity Certification. Rei is responsible for managing all aspects of the company including strategic growth, new business development, profit and loss, and acquisitions. He has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry.
Rei is widely recognized for his community involvement and leadership and is active in the real estate industry on both the state and national levels. He currently serves as the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) director, as well as on the Executive Committee, Corporate Investors Council, Large Firm Involvement Advisory Board, Large Residential Firms Real Estate Advisory Group, RPR Advisory Board, realtor.com® Advisory Board and NAR’s Project Upstream. Mesa was named by the Swanepoel Power 200 as one of North America’s Most Powerful and Influential Residential Real Estate Industry Leaders and recently included in the RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers Hall of Fame.
Under Rei's leadership, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services has raised more than $4 Million dollars for the Sunshine Kids and is recognized as the Network's #1 fundraiser in Florida. The Sunshine Kids Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE, REAL ESTATE SERVICES
Mr. Raul Rodriguez is the Vice President of Finance, Real Estate Services, and is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting for all aspects of the Real Estate Services subsidiary. Mr. Rodriguez is responsible for overseeing Real Estate Services’ facilities and IT desktop and application management, and also has responsibility for the analysis of acquisitions and new start-ups and provides management recommendations on pricing as well as coordinates the due diligence activities. Mr. Rodriguez reviews all new programs (e.g. marketing or compensation-related, etc) and is responsible for identifying and negotiating new leases as well as changes to existing leases for all new office spaces to ensure financial return is realized and programs are aligned with business objectives. Mr. Rodriguez earned his Masters in Accounting from the University of Florida and was a licensed Florida Certified Public Accountant and previously held a management position within a national public accounting firm.
RELOCATION AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, VICE-PRESIDENT
Linda is a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council, the Southeast Regional Relocation Council and the Relocation Director’s Council. Her designations include Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), Global Mobility Specialist, Talent Management (GMS-T) and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS). Linda is also our Designated Broker for Watermark Realty Referral.
Lindenmoyer earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Jacksonville. She is the JAXUSA Partnership Business Development Committee Chair (second term) and serves on the Leadership Jacksonville Board of Directors. Linda’s expertise and drive expect to generate an abundance of opportunities for our company and our Realtors®.
VICE PRESIDENT, NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL REGION
Elaine Glandon oversees the operations of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty branch locations in the Northwest and Central regions with more than 400 sales professionals.
She began her 30 year real estate career in Florida and has more than twenty years of management experience. Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, Elaine was an award winning Branch Manager for a large national real estate company, managing locations in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. She joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty in December 2000 as Branch Manager, opening the flagship Boca Raton office while also managing two additional satellite offices for the company.
Elaine holds a Florida Real Estate Brokers license and has earned the Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager designation from the National Association of Realtors.
Carol Stover, CRB, GRI
VICE PRESIDENT, EAST COAST REGION
Carol is responsible for the Branch Sales Offices in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties. The East Coast Region is comprised of 13 locations and 750 of Sales Professionals.
Prior to joining our company Carol Stover, was named as the Senior Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Network Realty in 1998 which is based in Jacksonville, Florida where she had been with the company since 1989. Carol was the Director of Facilities for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in the Baltimore-Washington area overseeing 50 Branch Sales Offices with 1,800 Sales Professionals and 150 employees. Carol is the past-president of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors and she holds the professional designation of Certified Residential Broker/Manager (CRB) and Graduate, Realtor® Institute (GRI). She is also a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, and previously a licensed Florida Mortgage Broker. She is a past Director with the National Association of REALTORS®, Florida Realtors and a past Director of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors. Carol’s community involvement includes years as Chairperson for the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Community Affairs Committee; Director of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Charitable Trust Committee, and a volunteer Captain with the Super Bowl XXXIX Host Committee, HabiJax; Realtors Ramp It Up, Paint the Town, Make A Difference Day, and The Sunshine Kids events.
VICE PRESIDENT E-COMMERCE AND MARKETING
Stacy Benedict is our Vice President of eCommerce and marketing. Benedict leads the Company's statewide internet, mobile, social media, public relations, training, traditional advertising, and marketing initiatives and strategies.
Benedict has been with the company since July 2003. She was the local account executive for Realtor.com and the South Florida Regional Sales Manager for Visual Tour. Since 1996, Benedict has worked in the real estate industry both in Maryland and Florida. She has an active license with our Watermark Realty Referral Company.
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS, FLORIDA TITLE AND GUARANTEE AGENCY
With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector, Jeff joined Florida Title & Guarantee Agency in 2015. His experience within the financial services industry included work with national lending operations such as Flagstar Bank and Fannie Mae to serving as the Chief Operating Officer over REO, Title and Post-sale for a prominent South Florida creditors rights law firm before assuming the role of Statewide Operations Manager for FTGA and ultimately becoming Division President. In his role with FTGA, Jeff is tasked with oversight of all title and closing operations for the company. As of 2020, Jeff serves on the Florida Land Title Association’s Board of Directors, as well as the FLTA Government Affairs and Agent Section committees. In 2021, he was asked to join the American Land Title Association’s Values Committee where he works with leaders in the title industry throughout the country on issues and topics that affect the US title industry throughout the country.
IT PROJECT AND FACILITIES MANAGER, REAL ESTATE
Luis Lopez is the IT Project and Facilities Manager, Real Estate Services, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Management of Information Systems as well as maintaining all the branch offices and corporate location in a good-functional status. Mr. Lopez is also responsible for assisting Mr. Rodriguez in identifying new locations to relocate existing offices as well as new start-up locations. These responsibilities also include building and/or remodeling spaces for new and existing locations. Mr. Lopez tests, approves and implements new software, hardware, IT services and providers to be implemented for our family of services that have an effect on the overall IT operations. Lopez has being with the company since 1999 when we acquired Pratt’s and Associates, a Real Estate firm in Coral Gables, where he was an Information Technology Technician. Lopez earned his Masters in International Enterprises from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and completed courses on subjects such as Microsoft, Cisco, Information Technology Infrastructure Library and Project Management Professional.
HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR
Brenda has been an integral member of our company since 2004 in various roles throughout her tenure including Executive Assistant, Legal Assistant, Accounting Processor, Human Resources Payroll Administrator and now Human Resources Coordinator.
Brenda provides Human Resources (HR) and Payroll support for the Company. She leads HR programs and services that drive organizational and employee performance and a productive work environment.