About Chris Toomey- Founder, CEO, Realtor®:
Chris is a Midwest transplant (Lakewood, Ohio), proud Second- Generation Real Estate Agent2022- Top Producer- LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance and a South Florida Real Estate Expert since 1999. He believes that integrity, patience, compassion & a servant's heart are as essential traits to his profession as it is to be an astute business person. Chris tells us, “Since a large amount of our team’s business comes from client referrals, we place enormous value on the relationships they build, and we certainly look forward to the opportunity to build one with you”.
He continues on to say, “Since the beginning of this decade, Fort Lauderdale along with many cities in America, have become increasingly dynamic Real Estate Markets. This means negotiation skills are paramount in order to get the right results. This is what my team and I can do for you: with 23 years of experience in your neighborhoods, we have a proven track record for keen pricing strategies, a reputation as shrewd negotiators, analysts, marketers, as well as fierce defenders of our client's best interests. If you are a seller, please know we are constantly working with clients vying for a chance to make Fort Lauderdale their home, so chances are we may already have your buyer. Whether buying, selling or investing, we would be honored to have the opportunity to be of service and make our expertise, your advantage.”
In 2022, RealTrends ranked Chris Toomey & The Toomey Group in the top 1.5% of agents and teams nationwide for their performance in 2021. In addition, they have also received the following distinctions:
- 2023 Agent of the Year- Oakland Park | 2023 Top 5 Agent- Broward County | 2022 Agent of the Year- Wilton Manors | 2022 Top 20% Nationwide- RateMyAgent
- 2022- Top Producer #26- LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance
- 2022 Top Producer Award for Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs & Pompano Beach- FastExpert.
- 2021 Top Producer - Homelight Achievements Awa
You can read The Toomey Group’s 140+ reviews on RateMyAgent by visiting their profile HERE
About Mariela Rico- Director of Operations:
Mariela Rico is a Venezuelan-American, Florida-based entrepreneur who has a passion for helping others achieve their dreams. Mariela holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration & International Business from Florida International University. This preparation has afforded Mariela careers in a wide-array of fields such as Hospitality and Luxury Sales.She has also worked with Fortune 500 companies such as L’Oreal USA for whom she served as Director of Customer Service, Her international business endeavors have led her to live and work in different countries around the world, which has afforded her the ability to master Spanish, English, Italian, French, Korean and Japanese.
About Liza Tamayo- Realtor®:
As a South Florida native, not only does she find joy in the beach and boating time with her husband and 2 daughters, she has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the South Florida real estate market. As such, she is an expert at helping her clients find their dream homes or investment properties. Liza's friendly and personable approach makes her a pleasure to work with. She is an excellent listener, and is dedicated to understanding her clients' needs, preferences, and budgets.
Liza is also a skilled negotiator and is well-versed in the legal and financial aspects of real estate transactions. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor or anything in between, Jane has the experience, skills and knowledge you need to achieve your goals. She will work tirelessly to help you find the perfect property as she is well-versed with the local market and updated with recent trends to help you make the best decision for you. If you're looking for a knowledgeable, professional, and friendly real estate agent in South Florida, look no further than Liza.
About Craig Eicher- Realtor®:
Craig was born and raised in Jackson Michigan, moved to Grand Rapids, then the Lake Michigan Shoreline community of Saugatuck where he was a Realtor and small business owner for many years. He attended Michigan State University and earned a BA in Supply Chain Management which led to a life career as a buyer and technology consultant. His skills in buying, consulting, and real estate give him a unique insight into finding bargains, negotiating the best deals, and looking out for his clients.
Craig entered the Real Estate world in order to be his own boss and emulate his good friend who’s a leader in this industry. “Our goal is to team together to provide the best service possible in our Market”. He is engaged to his life partner of 9 years and lives in Wilton Manors, FL. They share their home with their best friend and two dogs Rocco and Lucky. In his spare time, he works on his yard and gardens, swims, and watches his Michigan State Spartans both on TV and live in person. Go Green!
About Zachary Maxwell- Realtor®:
Originally from Grand Blanc, Michigan, Zachary moved down to Florida in 2015 to join the active Luxury Yacht industry. He has traveled the world extensively to places like the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and the Caribbean. Zachary currently holds a 200 ton Captain's license and has worked on super yachts as a first officer up until 2021. He became interested in real estate when he went through the process of buying his first investment property in Fort Lauderdale. Being an ambitious soul, Zachary strives to create an environment where his customer feels comfortable and understood throughout the process of homeownership.