MEET OUR TEAM

Personalized service is about getting the attention you need when you want it. One agent, trying to do it all, can only perform one function in the entire process at one time. Focus Real Estate Group can manage ALL of the details of the transactions simultaneously. 

Team Work...Results that Count!



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Todd Shealy: Broker and Realtor 


Todd is no stranger to “winning teams”. Early in his career, after graduating from the University of Florida, Todd was part of the Gator Athletic Staff. During that tenure the program ranked in the top five teams nationally. Todd also spent time working in the NFL before pursuing his passion of Marketing and Sales. 


In 2001 Todd decided to bring his proven marketing, sales, negotiating and counseling skills to the Real Estate profession. In 2004 and 2005 he was nationally recognized by Prudential for winning the Chairman’s Circle Award which represents the top 1% in sales.


Todd’s passion to provide both buyers and sellers with a systematic team approach to their real estate transaction lead to him opening the doors of Focus Real Estate Group, Inc in 2006. That approach has proven to be the success that continues to fuel and expand the company. In 2013 he expanded with agents into Jacksonville, St. Johns and St. Augustine for coverage throughout North East/Central Florida. In 2017 he broadened the area to include Tallahassee and his home town of Perry, Fl (Taylor County). Along this road, Todd has been able to serve and work with many amazing individuals including Coaches and Celebrities. Anchored on trust, these have led to long-term personal and professional relationships.


Todd and his TEAM welcome the opportunity to meet with YOU!


352.494.3133 | toddshealy@gmail.com


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Beth Shealy: Realtor


With over 16 years’ experience of running a successful business, Beth has the ideal foundation for putting the right buyers and sellers together.

Early on her parents instilled the everlasting values of hard work and honesty that’s lead to relationships of TRUST.

While on a full ride softball scholarship to Seminole Community College Beth discovered a passion of building a successful team, combined with trust, that makes for a home run!

Beth started her career in sales and marketing initial regionally and then nationally with Physician Sales and Service. She then served as President for Atlas Ice Machines and Food Service Equipment. Followed by Vice President of Business Development for STT Construction Group before launching into the financial arena with Wells Fargo as a Financial Advisor in Jacksonville, Florida.

In September of 2018, Beth followed her heart to help her husband, Todd, with his growing and expanding Real Estate Firm. Her vast experiences and passions inspired her to help others make one of their most important decision a reality.

Away from the office, Beth has a huge heart for missions and has traveled across the world to support those efforts. She also is an enthusiastic member of her communities. Beth and her husband reside in Keaton Beach and Gainesville, Florida. Together they have four adult children and love to travel, relax at the beach, and watch sports (Gators). Beth is always up for fishing and at the top of the list spending quality time with family and friends!


904.509.1212 | bshealy.focus@gmail.com


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Ben Phillips: Realtor  


Although raised in North Florida, Ben moved back to Gainesville (having previously lived here in the mid 90’s) and joined the Focus Real Estate Group team in 2006, after working six years as a Realtor® in the South Florida area.

While there, Ben was recognized as the Keyes Company Realtors “Rookie of the Year.” and later served as assistant manager for the Keyes Boynton Beach office, and as sales manager for the Coldwell Banker Boca Raton Central & Beach offices and their combined 300 agents.

 

After these successes with the “big box” firms, Ben chose to work with Focus Real Estate Group so he could continue to provide all the bells and whistles of the national brands— along with the personal service level commonly associated and expected with smaller boutique firms. Ben specializes primarily in residential sales, campus housing as well as multi-family and investment properties within Gainesville and is one of the select agents chosen to oversee Celebration Pointe’s only residential sales offering, The Vue at Celebration Pointe. (Luxury 3 & 4 story town homes)


As well as being a Certified Negotiation Specialist and Certified Home Marketing Specialist, Ben recently received his newest designation as a Military Relocation Professional. Over the years, Ben has served on the Realtor Image Committee and volunteered countless hours to Habitat for Humanity and “Student of the Week” recognition programs.

 

Earlier in life, Ben served as a member of the US Air Force for six years, with tours in Europe as well as the United State Air Force Academy, receiving two Air Force Commendation medals as well as numerous other achievement awards and recognition. In 2014, Ben was appointed to the Board of Directors for Alachua Habitat for Humanity. In this position, Ben has been able to leverage his real estate influence and experience to promote a renewed partnership with the local Realtor association and local business partners to raise money, resources and awareness of Habitat’s ongoing mission and the expansion of its New Home Builds, Critical Home Repairs, and Brush of Kindness programs.

 

In 2015, Ben married his wife Kimberly and they share four incredible children in Zack, Brandon, Lauren, and Kiersten. Ben and his family are also active members of North Central Baptist Church in Gainesville.

352.682.9704 | realtorben@gmail.com


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Lindsay Calhoun


Longtime resident of Taylor County, Lindsay Calhoun has been in real estate since July of 2014. Lindsay has a passion for real estate and believes in providing outstanding service to her clients with honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

Lindsay's mission is simple - to promise a lot and deliver more. She is able to do this by communicating with her clients clearly, listening to her clients' needs and as a result, provide remarkable service to every single client all while building relationships that last a lifetime. When she is not selling real estate, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband, Robert, and their two amazing kids.


850.838.9880 | lcalhounrealestate@gmail.com



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Lisa Chambers: Realtor

Lisa is a Florida native. She grew up in Orlando and moved to the Julington Creek area of Jacksonville in 2004, and has been there ever since! Lisa loves spending time with family and friends, and also loves boating, traveling, and reading.

You can expect the utmost professionalism and dedication for all of your real estate needs when Lisa is involved. From the first meeting to the final closing, Lisa strives to provide clients with the best-in-class service to help you buy or sell a home. 


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Chrissy Severance: Realtor

Chrissy studied real estate for years. Her grandfather was a developer in Sanford, Florida, and

since a young age she had a passion for real estate and helping people. Surrounded with

knowledge about the industry, Chrissy decided to become a realtor after 20 years of working with

college aged- students and parents.

Chrissy is well-versed in the Gainesville market and has a knack for assisting others. Her

interpersonal communication skills and administrative background allow her to excel at any

task thrown her way. Her family always put a large emphasis on connecting with people, making it

normal for Chrissy to go the extra mile for her clients.

In her free time, Chrissy loves spending time with her family, helping her ministry, and rooting for the gators!

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Salina Ford: Realtor

Salina is life time resident of Perry, Florida and a mother of two wonderful sons. Salina worked with the Clerk of Court for 15 years which lead to her interest in real estate. Salina’s passion for the real estate industry continues to grow in addition to her expertise.

Salina has been a real estate agent for over 3 years. Her goal as an agent is for great customer service, consistent communication, strong attention to detail and ensuring a positive experience for all parties in a transaction. Salina’s background and diligent work ethic make her the perfect agent for one of your biggest decisions.

When Salina is not selling real estate, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends while exploring new adventures. 

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Vanessa Allen: Realtor


As a Florida native and a former co/owner of a successful service-related business with several locations in the Northeast Florida region, I specialize in the sale of new and existing homes in Duval County and the surrounding areas such as the Beaches,  Intercostal, Historic districts, and St. John's County. Prior to real estate, I earned a  Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Florida in Marketing and  Management. I worked extensively in marketing, business-to-business sales, and  public relations for companies like IBM Corporation, as well as overseeing  marketing and negotiations for service related companies in Northeast Florida.


My top priority is my client’s interests. My experience as a business owner has  equipped me with effective sales practices. I am known for outstanding client  service, availability, high-tech marketing techniques, personal touches, and a skilled  negotiator. I strongly believe it is not only my duty to represent my clients to the best  of my ability, but to also educate them throughout every step of the process, armed  with superior information and market insight, allowing my clients to make the best  possible decision.

 

I love the Florida lifestyle and everything it has to offer. I enjoy boating, hiking, the beaches, and spending time with my husband and two children. I believe in giving back to the community and have worked as a volunteer fundraising executive,  raising money for the United Way of Northeast Florida, in the media, real estate, and  construction industries.


904.405.2580 | vanessajaxrealtor@gmail.com


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Tiffany Howard: Realtor


Being a Florida native, Tiffany was born in Jacksonville and raised in Lake City. Tiffany’s knowledge and love for Jacksonville, it's surrounding communities, and it's people is what lead her into realty. Real estate can be a very emotional experience and she am passionate about helping people through the process of buying and selling homes.

 

Tiffany strives to make her clients' real estate transaction as simple and easy as possible. She is a dedicated, determined professional with an amazing work ethic and an uncommon enthusiasm. Tiffany will do it better than it's ever been done before! Outside of real estate, Tiffany is a loving wife and mom of three wild and amazing kids. She says it’s a lot to juggle, but that she wouldn’t want to have it any other way!


386.984.9797 | TiffanyHowardrealestate@gmail.com


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Alexander Acevedo: Realtor


Alexander Acevedo was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but has been a Florida resident for 10 years. He was born into a household obsessed with home renovating and interior decorating. After living all around the state of Florida, Alexander has decided to make Jacksonville his permanent home and your helpful real estate expert.

 

Alexander understands the stressful and emotional process that buying and selling homes can be and he is here to guide you through it. Alexander is here to help you with all of your real estate needs!  


904.482.5930 | alexandercarlosacevedo@gmail.com




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Ariel Lisk: Real Estate Agent 


Ariel has a passion for helping people, which drove her to a career in nursing. Her job was demanding yet rewarding,but Ariel knew she needed another career that provided better work-life balance. Her long standing interest for real estate, strive to help others, and bubbly personality have made her a successful real estate agent. Her background in nursing and her understanding of transitioning families allows her to excel in the Gainesville market.

Ariel was born and raised in the Florida Keys and attended the University of Florida. After living in Dubai and WashingtonD.C., Ariel moved back to Gainesville and loved the city so much that she has stayed ever since. She says Gainesville is diverse and has something to offer for every age group.

In her spare time, Ariel relaxes with her husband and two sons, enjoys long walks around target, and loves to host and cook for her family and friends.

352.359.0606 | alisk.focus@gmail.com 

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Cassidy McKenna: Marketing Coordinator 


Cassidy has been working to brand and promote Focus for over a year. She is a fourth year Masters of International Business student at the University of Florida, where she also received a Bachelors in Business Administration with a Specialization in Mass Media Communications. Cassidy spent two years cheering on the gators and has now found a passion for television production and marketing.


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Deanna Quintana: Marketing Coordinator


Deanna, originally from Las Vegas, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in public relations with a certificate in International Communications at the University of Florida. With over a year of experience in social media and communications, she devotes her time to writing, editing and updating content for the agents of Focus and the company itself. In her role, she is learning about real estate and how to better recruit and support professionals in this field. 


 

 








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