John R. Wood Properties is proud to recognize the following real estate agents as top producers for the month of May.
Top Listing Agent: Kevin Montore
Kevin is originally from New Hampshire and moved to Southwest Florida in 1991 where, for many years he lived and worked on Sanibel Island. Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, with his parents in real estate and other successful businesses, Kevin had the opportunity to develop skills that have been central to his achievements in real estate. He believes that being passionate and enthusiastic, truly caring for the people he works with, attention to detail and continuing education are the keys to his success. This success has been realized in part due to his strong referral business.
Top Pending Agent: LeAne Taylor Suarez
Canadian born, LeAne is a full-time, full-service BROKER/REALTOR® who is a powerhouse real estate professional, an expert in the luxury market. Her experience with IRS 1031 tax deferred exchanges, community association management and broad real estate proficiency, provides her clients with outstanding information regarding all aspects of ownership. Locally, LeAne is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and an active, on-demand volunteer for Captiva’s Community Panel. She completed her 5th marathon in her home town of Toronto, Ontario – October 2018. LeAne has acquiring her BROKER’s license, Sanibel & Captiva Island Specialist, & Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ designations.
Top Closed Sales: Julie Oberlin
A part of the Southwest Florida community for over 25 years, Julie first fell in love with the area while vacationing and when given the choice of anywhere to live, she and her husband settled on the tiny island of Matlacha just north of Sanibel. Real estate, home renovation, and design were her part-time passions throughout her past corporate life and she’s thrilled to be able to create a successful career in real estate in this sunny paradise.Julie enjoys working with both buyers and sellers and truly loves the interaction with her customers, who often become lasting friends after the transaction closes. Her experience, integrity, and attention to detail continue to expand her business with rewarding personal referrals.
Productivity Award: Kimberly Powers
Kimberly is dedicated to providing her clients with a truly impressive real estate experience and is genuinely passionate about bringing her client’s dreams to life! Through her valued counsel and comprehensive knowledge in Residential and Distinctive Luxury Properties: she takes great care in serving each client with individual attention, enthusiasm, and insightful awareness into the critical details of the Greater SWFL real estate market. Kimberly truly loves the region’s lifestyle and is delighted to share the special features of its wonderful and friendly communities.
Transaction Award: Jake Arden
Jake is originally from Illinois but has been a resident in Southwest Florida for 8 years now, and his active engagement with individuals and businesses is testament to his excellent reputation for helping clients achieve their real estate goals. Jake played college golf at Carthage College in Wisconsin before transferring to Florida Gulf Coast University and receiving a B.S. in Finance. Jake is a licensed realtor with a knack for spotting opportunities where others see a lack of potential. Arden’s business is premised upon honest and open communication, which has been pivotal to the success that he has managed to achieve in little time.