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Our Team of Professionals
We are a Family owned and operated business. We have built a team of professionals, each with their own talents and expertise in the various fields and aspects of the real estate business. A Team approach greatly enhances the quality of service we can deliver to our clients.
This is basically how other professionals like your banker or lawyer operate. And in addition, we use cutting edge technology to dramatically improve the speed, efficiency and innovative capabilities of every part of the service we deliver.
Our Real Estate Agents are authorities on the market and focus exclusively on matching properties to people. They continually communicate with our buyers & sellers, keeping them abreast of new listings, showing homes and negotiating on their behalf. They will educate you on the buying process, pre-qualify you for a mortgage, and help you find a home and search other homes sold in the area to help you determine the best price to offer. They are full of energy and enthusiasm. If you are looking to add Rentals to your investment portfolio, we have a property management department.
Brenda Bianchi » Broker/Owner
Brenda has made a business of helping others realize their home buying and selling dreams. With over 35 years of experience in the real estate profession, her attention to details makes her the professional to know for results.
Brenda enjoys all phases of the real estate market including Property Management, Relocation, First Time Buyers, Commercial properties, REO & Short Sales. She has been awarded the 100% Club, the Presidents Club and the Platinum Club. She is a member of NARPM, NAR, VRMA and a Realtor with MLS.
To provide outstanding results to her landlords, tenants, sellers and buyers, Brenda works with a team of specialists who each have their own expertise. This all translates into a smooth, speedy, successful real estate transaction for you.
Almost 75% of her business comes from referrals; customers satisfied enough to recommend their friends and relatives. Doesn't that say it all? Give Brenda a call today and let her team represent your best interest in fulfilling all your Property Management and Real Estate Needs.
Our Full-Time Staff uses cutting edge technology to dramatically improve the speed, efficiency and innovative capabilities of every part of the service we deliver.
“When you hire Brenda Bianchi – you get Brenda plus her team of professionals!”
Pat Bianchi » Field Manager/Owner
As our Field Manager Pat is in charge of keeping staff operations running smoothly. He installs signs, sign riders & lockboxes within 24 hours after listing. He takes several photos for advertising and virtual tours on all our property for sale and for lease. He inspects our vacant listings to ensure they are in top condition. Pat also oversees our property management repairs to ensure they are completed in a timely and professional manner.
Pat also acts as Call Coordinator, following up with our clients ensuring their searches are adequate for their needs and will schedule showings as requested.
Brian Stevens » Vice President of Operations/Owner
Brian manages our Vacation Rentals. He has been in management for over 15 years and first started working in Real Estate at age 16 as an assistant. He recieved his education at Georgia State University in Policy Studies and his Real Estate License from Bob Hogue School of Real Estate. Brian specializes in Vacation Rentals and prides himself on clear communication and personalized customer service.
Erika Swanson » Transaction Coordinator
Erika was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida. She attended the University of Central Florida as a Marketing major, while she started her career in Real estate in Orlando before returning to Pinellas County. Erika has been involved in Real Estate for over 12 years and has a vast array of experience including Listing Manager, Transaction Coordinator, Brokerage Management, short sale negotiations, project management and overseeing all aspects of buyer & seller transactions from executed purchase agreement to closing.
After an offer has been signed and accepted, Erika takes over. She ensures that all details of the closing run smoothly from start to finish. She follows up daily with buyers, lenders, title companies and vendors involved to ensure that our valued clients have a stress free closing. Erika coordinates Home Inspections, termite inspections, appraisals, surveys and Title work.
Erika is responsible for designing our virtual tours and imputing all our listings into our MLS system and on various websites exposing our listings worldwide. She keeps our owners informed on marketing strategies and all activity on their property including feedback when property is viewed by prospective buyers.
Jovelene Lantion » Client Service Coordinator
With over 10 years of experience in customer service, Jovelene has mastered the art of exceeding goals and ensuring the best level of care for our clients. With great attention to details and excellent communication skills, rest assured that your transaction will be a success. Jo believes that we don’t just close deals but we also build client relationships. Jo assists our clients with updating their personal search criteria and organizing our ongoing customer development while enhancing relationships with our existing clients. Jovelene also takes care of our social media postings and assists in the Vacation Rental bookings and communications.
Sandy Pettigrew » Maintenance Coordinator
Sandy is our Maintenance Coordinator for our Annual and Vacation Rentals. She orders and oversees all repairs. She is originally from Ohio and has over 30 years experience in Customer Service. She assists Tenants with the move in/move out process, helps our team with marketing campaigns, organizes our files and ensures they are in compliance with the Florida Real Estate Commission, prepares lease documentation in accordance with the community’s established policies and procedures, and scans all necessary documents for backup and recovery.
Sydnie Galvao » Marketing Director
As our Marketing Director, Sydnie is responsible for all activities related to auditing and designing our ads for both the Real Estate and Property Management departments. She ensures that each property we list has an effective and consistant marketing campaign. Sydnie provides organizational and administrative support for the Leasing and Management staff by assisting in all activities related to apartment rentals, making appointments, and booking for Vacation Rentals. She also contacts our Buyers to ensure their search is adequate and arranges for them to meet with our Buyer Specialist when they are ready to view a property.
Jon Figueroa » Portfolio Manager/Realtor
Jonathan is originally from Brooklyn, New York. Prior to joining the Bianchi Team, he was an administrative assistance for a Law Firm in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Jon is a Licensed Realtor. His skills and years of experience in the Real Estate Field allow him to excel in negotiating on his clients behalf, getting them the best price possible. Jon has completed training in Various Real Estate Courses over the years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the Team. You can count on Jon to consult in making the right choices - telling you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. Jon looks forward to helping you achieve all your Real Estate goals.
Josh Golub » Broker Associate/Bianchi Team
Josh is originally from Ohio. Josh prides himself on his attention to detail and his drive to exceed customer expectations whether buying or selling.
Joshs mission in real estate is to help his clients to achieve their real estate goals by making the best decisions for their particular situation- listening while clients share their dreams and goals, then answering their questions and helping them explore their options without pressure.
Josh knows that a real estate transaction can be a very stressful undertaking. His focus is to deliver exceptional service throughout every aspect of a client’s transaction in order to provide the most pleasant buying experience. To ensure success, Josh utilizes his talent for guiding clients through unfamiliar and emotional processes, as well as his skill and experience in understanding and explaining contracts, negotiating, working with other agents, title companies, mortgage lenders and attorneys, and remaining calm under pressure.
Josh's commitment to helping others, “going above and beyond” approach, winning attitude, and sharp focused attention to details make him an invaluable asset for helping you achieve all of your real estate goals.
Josh is a proud member of The National Association of Realtors and The Pinellas County Board of Realtors.
Kathy McCabe » Broker Associate/Bianchi Team
Kathy is a Sales Associate with the Bianchi Team. She grew up in St. Petersburg and has been in the Real Estate Industry most of her adult life. She has worked for builders and developer and has assisted buyers in designing their homes from the ground up. She lists and markets the property when the clients are ready to move on. Kathy has a background in Office Management and agent training. She understands the market from luxury homes, first time buyers, relocation and Investors. Kathy is a Broker Associate and a multi-million dollar producer. Whether buying or selling, she has the skills needed. Kathy built her reputation in Real Estate by caring about her client’s needs and listening to what is important to them. Because of this many of her new clients are referred by past clients who understand the value of her service.
Brittany Zajac » Realtor/Bianchi Team
Born and raised in St. Petersburg FL, Brittany believes that she can give you the best buying and selling experience because of her knowledge of the Tampa Bay Market. With over 10 years of customer service under her belt she knows what it takes to make her clients happy.
The process of purchasing or selling your home can be stressful, but with Brittany's dedication to you, acting in your best interest, and staying on top of every step, it can be a smooth transaction.
DeAnne Vanhaerents » Realtor/Bianchi Team
DeAnne is a Sales Associate on the Bianchi Team. She moved to Florida in 1995 and was originally from California. She was a teacher for over 20 years. DeAnne started her Real Estate Career to help people achieve their goal of owning a home. With her experience and background in relationship building, she understands the importance of creating a trusting relationship by listening to her client’s needs and wants, and helping them accomplish their home buying goals and dreams. Whether you are a First Time Buyer, Relocating, Looking for a Vacation Home or your Retirement Home, DeAnne has the knowledge and experience to guide you through the home buying process.
Dan Siler » Broker Associate
Dan is a Licensed Realtor and works with our Sellers and Buyers. Dan has managed both computer tech support companies to medical offices. Dan is Microsoft certified and applies his IT experience to implement effective software solutions that improve the buying and selling processes used to efficiently care for each client’s individual circumstances.
He enjoys assisting others to achieve their goals and works hard to do whatever it takes to make every opportunity a success for our clients. When not at work he volunteers his time and energy to help others. He has been the Executive Director of a non-profit that provided free services to children with special needs. He also served for many years as a full-time volunteer.
Terry Brusini » Broker Associate
Terry's goal is not only to help you achieve the lifestyle of your dreams, but she is also dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving our waterways and marine life so that "your back yard" will always remain a paradise. Living in the Tampa Bay Area since 1979, Terry offers a wealth of real estate knowledge, passion and personal service to meet and exceed customer expectations. With 30 years of extensive business, marketing and real estate experience, Terry offers consistency and dependability through a service plan which is personalized to achieve your real estate dreams.
Scott Singer » REALTOR®
Scott graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 1995. He has dual majors in Finance and Insurance. Scott has personally bought and sold many properties for over 14 years as well as owned and operated a successful mortgage company for 18 years. This makes him well versed on the best financing options for buyers.
Szabina Kiss » REALTOR®
Szabina has 20 years of experience when it comes to buying and selling real estate. She is an expert in buying courthouse foreclosures, renovating, and reselling them. In addition, she's an experienced and licensed Mortgage Professional in all types of financing. Szabina is also fluent in Hungarian.