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!
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!
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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.
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.
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)
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
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
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Lindsay Calhoun: Realtor
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.
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Kelley Tison: Realtor
Pat Denham: Realtor
Pat is a long time resident of Gainesville and Alachua County. She
has a love for the building and real estate industry and has enjoyed watching
and being a part of the growth that has and continues to happen throughout
Alachua county and the surrounding counties.
Pat has served as a member, Vice President and President of the
Alachua Habitat for Humanity and enjoys giving back to the community through
this and other non-profit organizations that assist homeowners and families to
have a better life. Her experience and knowledge in construction is an asset
that allows her to assist all home buyers in getting the special home they are
looking for. She is experienced in remodeling and design projects specializing
in kitchens and bathrooms.
She loves decorating, quilting, and working in her flower
352.278.2259 | PatDenham65@gmail.com
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
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
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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
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!
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Mary Margaret Bryant: Realtor
Mary Margaret is currently a fourth-year undergraduate student at
the University of Florida. She is pursuing a Bachelors in Business Management
as well as a minor in Real Estate. Mary Margaret is originally from Arkansas;
however, she now resides in both Orlando and Gainesville Florida. Mary Margaret
is a hardworking, determined individual and is passionate about helping and
working with people. In her spare time, Mary Margaret enjoys outdoor activities
and spending time with family and friends.
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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.
Kristen O'Brien: Marketing Coordinator
Kristen is one of Focus Real Estate Group’s Marketing
Coordinators. Kristen has been with Focus since January of 2017.
She is a fourth-year student at the University of Florida pursuing a
degree in Marketing. Kristen enjoys the creative side of marketing
and has loved working with all of the agents to help them market themselves and
their listings. When not at work or studying, Kristen enjoys running,
playing tennis and spending time with her friends. Upon her graduation in
May, Kristen plans on attending the University of Georgia to obtain
her Masters in Marketing Research.
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.