Anita specializes in Naples luxury properties and high quality investment real estate "From Gulf to Golf". Her comprehensive experience includes not only residential re-sales and pre- construction, but more complicated transactions such as Residential Trades, 1031 Tax Free Exchanges and Self-Directed IRAs.
Anita is honored to have been awarded 2014 Realtor of the Year from her local Realtor association and has been the #1 Single Sales Agent at John R. Wood REALTORS® for the most homes sold since 2008.
Anita spends much of her time giving back to the community and her Realtor profession. She has served as 2017 Chairman of the Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) Participation Council for the National Association of REALTORS® traveling throughout the country to promote awareness in support of National Home Ownership rights legislation. She has also served as District Vice President for Florida Realtors® and is the 2014 Past-President of the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of REALTORS® (B.E.A.R.).
Anita served for several years as Director of Naples Area Board of REALTORS® and is honored to have received the 2010 NABOR Leadership Award. Anita is a 2006 Leadership Academy Graduate of NABOR, where she has also been a member, Vice-Chair and Chairman of many diverse local committees.
Anita was the first of only 2 Naples area Realtors to be accepted to the Florida Realtors State Leadership Academy and is a graduate of their 2011 class. Anita has also served Florida REALTORS® on their Executive Committee and State Director for the 9th year, and served as Chairman of many committees for the state, including: Legislative Think Tank, Realtor Political Action Committee Fundraising Forum and Political and Legislative Forum. Anita has consistently volunteered her time serving on three or more State Committees per year since 2007.
She is one of only a few experienced agents who participate in John R. Wood's mentor program, coaching new agents through their first three transactions, and helping them build their business to the highest standards. She is the proud recipient of both John R. Wood's "Emerald and Platinum Circles of Excellence" awards.
Anita served many years as an officer for the state and local chapters of Women's Council of REALTORS Florida State Chapter, and is the honored recipient of the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Florida State Chapter.
On the local level, Anita served as 2011 Local Chapter President for WCR's second largest chapter in the country, Naples-on-the-Gulf. She is the proud recipient of their 2017 & 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year award as well as 2012 Mentor of the Year for the local chapter. Anita has also received the Women's Council's "Top Producer" award each year since 2006, and the 2007 "Shining Star" award for her contributions to the Chapter.
Anita values education and has earned 11 Professional Designations and Certifications recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. Among those, she is proud to have earned the "Certified Residential Specialist" CRS designation, the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers and brokers, as well as the "Certified International Property Specialist" CIPS designation which focuses on International buyers and sellers, prevalent in the South West Florida real estate market.
Anita holds her BS degree in Finance and BA in Economics from Rutgers University and The School of Business in New Brunswick, NJ. She is a Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Masters degree in International Business, having studied in London, Paris, Hong Kong, mainland China, and Kyoto, Japan. She is also a graduate of London School of Business, earning their Accelerated Development (ADP) designation in 2000.
Locally, Anita has co-chaired “Dress for Success”, a campaign to empower and help the women of the Shelter for Abused Women and Children in Naples, FL return to the workforce. She donates a portion of each sale to charities such as St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, Salvation Army, The Humane Society and Make A Wish Foundation. Anita is known for her dedication to professionalism and her focus on superior customer service.
Anita lives in Naples with her award winning musician husband Bill and their 12 year old "personality plus" poodle-bichon frise, "Chiclet".