Real Estate Professional
Theodore Roosevelt once said, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Jeannie McDermott embraced this wisdom early on both personally and professionally, and exemplifies how this philosophy builds strong, lasting relationships.
Customers appreciate Jeannie’s 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 nine-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 customer satisfaction is held by only the top four percent of REALTORS® nationwide.
Concentrating in Siesta Key and surrounding neighborhoods, Jeannie enjoys providing buyers and sellers of wonderful homes with extraordinary experiences. Her specialized credentials enhance her knowledge, broad capabilities and ease dealing with high-net-worth and international customers and include membership in the Global Business Council and the Transnational Referral Consortium. In 2015, Jeannie was awarded the international designation for Luxury Home Marketing Expertise - Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® (CLHMS) designation. Jeannie was also recognized by the prestigious Institute for Luxury Home Marketing for her performance in the million-dollar and above luxury home market within Sarasota, Florida. Members of the Million Dollar Guild® (GUILD) are Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialists® (CLHMS) who meet stringent performance standards in successfully assisting affluent buyers and sellers with million-dollar properties.
Jeannie is also known for being able to successfully move expired listings that did not sell. As a decorator, Feng Shui staging professional and floral designer, Jeannie is also known for showcasing properties in their best light to attract the right buyers and price.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Jeannie possesses nearly 25 years of diverse business acumen as well as sales, marketing and consulting skills. She has lived in Southwest Florida since 2005 and loves the lifestyle the area affords, from the beach to the culture to the friendly people she meets each day. When not busy helping customers, Jeannie likes to cook, decorate, create custom floral arrangements and play with her rescue puppy who is the light of her family’s lives. She speaks fluent Korean and loves meeting people of all nationalities.