Brian Maher has enjoyed selling real estate in the Sarasota market since 2005. Having visited the area for over five decades and lived here permanently for eight-plus years, he has a strong knowledge of the communities, landscape and unique offerings that make this spot so special.
Brian specializes in the purchase and sale of homes in Longboat, Lido, Bird and Siesta Keys, Downtown, Museum, "West of Trail" and the golf communities. Partnering with his wife Kathleen, he is dedicated to creating an exceptional real estate experience for their clients through the passionate delivery of truly remarkable service. "Together we pledge to promote a fun, fulfilling and respectful partnership, one that is open to change and innovation, providing personal growth opportunities for all."
Originally from Buffalo, New York, Brian holds a BA degree in Business from Niagara University. He previously served as President and CEO of The Holling Press, Inc. in Buffalo, a full-service commercial printer, for 25 years, where he managed over 85 employees (4 unions) and was responsible for annual sales of over $8 million. He has excelled in real estate thanks not only to his keen business sense, but to the attention to detail, communication skills and honest guidance he brings to every client interaction.
Certified in Win-Win Negotiations from Cornell University, Brian is expert at orchestrating successful deals and protecting the best interests of his clients. He is also committed to his industry as a Member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors and Sarasota Association of Realtors; plus he holds the prestigious GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designation received in 2009.
Brian and Kathleen happily moved to Sarasota from Buffalo, NY where they were also active in their communities as president and members of the Ellicottville Ski Club, members of Wanakah Country Club and The Buffalo Club in Buffalo, NY. They are currently members of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and The Ritz Carlton Members Club, and supporters of the Sarasota United Way and other causes. The couple loves the Sarasota lifestyle, with cycling, kayaking, fishing, boating, stand-up paddle boarding, hot yoga and gardening among their favorite pastimes