About My Business:
Though raised in North Florida, Ben moved back to Gainesville and joined the Focus Real Estate Group team in November 2006 after moving from the South Florida area where he had been living the past 6 years. While there he was recognized as the Keyes Company Realtors "Rookie of the Year" and later served as Assistant Manger for Keyes/Boynton Beach and as Sales Manager for Coldwell Banker/Boca Raton Central & Beach offices and it's nearly 300 agents. Currently Ben specializes primarily in residential sales and is the exclusive listing/sales agent for Magnolia Homes Inc, Gainesville's only full time concrete block home builder. As well as being a Certified Negotiation Specialist and Certified Home Marketing Specialist, Ben has served on the Realtor Image Committee and volunteered countless hours to Habitat for Humanity and "Student of the Week" recognition programs. As a member of the United States Air Force for six years, Ben served at the United States Air Force Academy and in Europe receiving two Air Force Commendations as well as numerous other awards. Ben was most recently recognized by the Gainesville Police Department and received their "Police Service Award" for his contributions to Law Enforcement. Ben has two incredible teenage children in Brandon and Lauren. Brandon is a U.S. rated fencer who also plays lacrosse and the violin. Lauren plays soccer for Kanapaha Middle School as well as the Gainesville Soccer Alliance and plays the piano. The family are also active members of North Central Baptist Church in Gainesville.