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Patrick Stracuzzi
Patrick StracuzziBroker/Owner

Patrick has flown all over the US to speak for companies, train, and give his expert opinion on real estate. He is featured in the book “Billion Dollar Agent”, has been quoted in “The New York Times” and featured in “Realtor Magazine”. He was on a panel of top realtors who helped over 300 families year after year at The Certified Realtor Convention in Las Vegas. He is most honored by being selected to be Star of the Month by his mentor Howard Brinton and pays it forward by giving back to his industry by ...

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    Lauren Stracuzzi-Purkey
    Lauren Stracuzzi-PurkeyBroker Associate

    A Martin County native, Lauren began her real estate journey at age three, accompanying her father on many door-knocking occasions. At 18, she earned her real estate license post-graduation from Jensen Beach High School in 2006. Following a bachelor’s in education from The University of Central Florida, Lauren, along with her husband Stephen Purkey, returned to their beloved hometown to raise their three children: Amelia, Eleanor, & Reed. With an educational background, Lauren stands out in the real estate realm, ...

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      Patrick Sean Stracuzzi

      Patrick, a native of Martin County, is among the fortunate individuals with deep roots in the area. His journey in real estate began practically as soon as he could walk, establishing an unparalleled level of experience. However, what truly sets Patrick apart is not just his expertise but his genuine enjoyment of connecting with people. Fueled by relationships, Patrick finds joy in assisting others in various aspects of life. Whether it’s changing a flat tire, offering restaurant recommendations to strangers, or n...

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        Mike Lowry
        Mike LowryBroker Associate

        Born in Michigan, Mike grew up in Fort Lauderdale. He moved to Jensen Beach with his wife, Karen, in 1973, and raised their two daughters here. He has lived on the water in Martin County for over forty years. During that time, Mike has shared his love of the Treasure Coast lifestyle with multiple generations of home buyers, and his extensive knowledge of the area makes him an especially valuable asset to newcomers to our community. Mike has also been an active participant in fundraising efforts for the Hibiscus ...

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          Carolyn Lovatt
          Carolyn LovattBroker Associate

          Carolyn has been a local, waterfront resident of Stuart and Jensen Beach since 1987. Her knowledge of the area, high professional standards, and personal attention to detail have enabled her to assist hundreds of families in achieving their real estate goals. Specializing in residential and waterfront properties across Martin County, including Stuart, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Hobe Sound, and Port St. Lucie, as well as Northern Palm Beach County, Carolyn is dedicated to the goal of seamlessly connecting buyers and se...

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            John Martucci

            Originally hailing from London, England, John has proudly called Martin County home for over three decades. Together with his wife, Julie, they’ve raised three daughters in this charming community. Julie, a retired schoolteacher, spends her time tutoring and volunteering. In John’s own words, “Real estate is my passion, but my family brings me the greatest joy.” John’s journey has been enriched by a multilingual background, having lived and studied in Italy, Spain, France, and Germany. With a profound unde...

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              Elin O’Donnell
              Elin O’DonnellBroker Associate

              Elin’s passion for design and real estate has deep roots. Her vibrant personality and love for luxury real estate and staging have been driving forces in her career. Originally hailing from San Diego, California, Elin’s journey took her to Montreal, Canada, where her mother flipped condos and always asked for her input on finish choices. Elin quickly became adept at selecting winning finish groupings, a skill that consistently resulted in compliments and top-dollar property sales within days. Elin’s tenacious app...

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                Melinda Funk

                Originally from Ohio, Mindy made the Treasure Coast her home in 2013, drawn by the rich legacy of her great-great-grandfather, Captain Thomas E. Richards, one of the region’s pioneering pineapple settlers. What sets Mindy apart is her unwavering commitment to her clients. Expect to be treated as her singular and paramount client, where her exceptional communication skills consistently surpass expectations. Mindy looks forward to not just serving the Treasure Coast but building lifelong relationships with her clien...

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                  John Foley
                  John FoleyRealtor

                  A true native of St. Lucie County, John’s love for the Treasure Coast began in infancy, shaping his appreciation for the region’s beauty and adventure. From surfing to scuba diving, boating to fishing, John has immersed himself in all the wonders the area has to offer. In 2006, John married the love of his life, Aimee, and together, they are raising their six wonderful children – Evan, Shannon, Andrew, Michael, Thomas, and Catherine – in the picturesque Jensen Beach. Over a decade ago, John founded Abbey Ros...

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                    Carrie Osteen
                    Carrie OsteenBroker Manager

                    Originally from Mississippi, Carrie relocated to the Treasure Coast in 2011 and began her real estate career. After several years of successfully helping buyers and sellers across Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties, Carrie obtained her broker’s license and opened a boutique brokerage in downtown Fort Pierce. Carrie acted as the firm’s managing broker and earned a tremendous reputation for representing her clients with the highest level of professionalism. Her hard work, charisma, and true passion for the ...

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                      Elizbeth Williams
                      Elizbeth WilliamsDirector of Marketing

                      Born and raised amidst the serene landscapes of Kentucky, Elizabeth, fondly known as “Beth,” has always had an eye for design and a passion for the world of real estate. Her journey began with a deep dive into the realm of graphic design, where she honed her skills and pursued a BFA in Graphic Design, setting the foundation for her artistic prowess. Seeking new horizons and opportunities, Beth made her way to the vibrant state of Florida. It was here that she expanded her expertise by obtaining her Florida Real ...

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                        Jim Allin
                        Jim AllinDirector of Operations / Listing Manager

                        Jim, lovingly known as Uncle Jim has had an illustrious real estate career spanning nearly two decades. Uncle Jim has been at the helm of The Stracuzzi Team’s operations since 2005. His deep-seated knowledge, acquired over the years, positions him/her as a stalwart in the industry. Prior to embarking on this journey in real estate, Uncle Jim dedicated years of service to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), honing analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail that have proven invaluable in the world of property...

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