Theodore Roosevelt once said, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Ms. McDermott embraced this wisdom early on both personally and professionally, and exemplifies how this philosophy builds strong, lasting relationships. Clients appreciate her deeply caring nature as they do her strong market knowledge, passion for real estate, and dedication to always achieving exceptional results. Her exemplary service and performance have earned her coveted recognition as a Five-Year, Five Star Real Estate Agent award-winner in Sarasota. This distinction, determined by an independent research firm in partnership with Sarasota Magazine to determine the Sarasota area agents who deliver outstanding service and client satisfaction, is held by only the top six percent of realtors nationwide. Concentrating in Siesta Key and the surrounding neighborhoods, she enjoys providing buyers and sellers of wonderful homes with extraordinary experiences. Her specialized credentials that enhance her knowledge, broad capabilities and ease dealing with high-net-worth and international clients include membership in the Global Business Council, and the Transnational Referral Consortium. In 2015, Ms. McDermott was awarded the international designation for luxury home marketing expertise-Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® designation, in addition to having been recognized by the prestigious Institute for Luxury Home Marketing for her performance in the million-dollar and above luxury home market within Sarasota, FL. She is also known for being able to successfully move expired listings that did not sell; and as a visionary decorator, Feng Shui staging professional and floral designer, for showcasing properties in their best light to attract the right buyers and price. A native of Chicago, Illinois, she possesses nearly 25 years of diverse business acumen, as well as sales, marketing and consulting skills.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
The biggest challenge she has overcome as a young female has been becoming Florida's highest rated real estate agent.
My greatest strength(s)
Her greatest strength is being an advocate for others.
My personal/professional goals
She intends to experience continued growth.