Keith brings a wealth of real estate knowledge and experience gained from over 30 years in the real estate industry. Skilled in both sales and sales management, he can help both buyers and sellers navigate the entire real estate experience from beginning to successful conclusion. He has a practical understanding of the real estate market, superior negotiating abilities and is totally focused on your real estate needs.
Originally from Wilmette, Illinois Keith grew up on the North Shore of Chicago. After earning a B.S. in Marketing from Northern Illinois University and a M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University, he moved to Florida. After working in a variety of sales and marketing positions he earned his real estate license in 1979.
Beginning his real estate career in 1984, he began working for new home builders in both sales and sales management. During that time, he was named Sales Manager of the Year by the HBA of Mid-Florida in 1993 and 1995.
Keith was selected by The Walt Disney Company to head the sales team for Celebration, Disney's Master Planned Community, as the Broker of Record for Celebration Realty in 1995. In 1998 he transitioned into general real estate and eventually opened his own real estate brokerage in Celebration, FL.
He and his husband, Wayne, have been together over 40 years. They relocated to Sarasota in 2011 and work together as a team. When not working, they enjoy spending time with their two Siberian Huskies, Dancer and Panda, and are passionate about physical fitness. Keith also enjoys reading and playing the piano.
Keith is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors. Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Counties, the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals and the Gay Real Estate Executive Network in Sarasota. He additionally holds GRI, ePro and At Home with Diversity designations.
Keith is an active member in a many Sarasota groups, Prime Timers of Sarasota, serves on the Host Committee of Equality Florida and is a sponsor of the annual Harvey Milk Fabulous Independent Film Festival.