SWFL REIA GENERAL MEETING2023-11-29T16:16:57-05:00
  • SWFL REIA General Meeting

SWFL REIA General Meeting 

When: December 13th, 2023 Doors open at 5:30, and the meeting starts at 6:30

Topic: Navigating the SWFL Real Estate Landscape in 2024: Insights from Industry Experts

Speaker: Denny Grimes, MBA, President, Denny Grimes & Team | KW Naples

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Denny Grimes has 40 years of residential sales experience and is a respected real estate agent/expert. He runs a 7th Level team in Naples Florida and a mega-agent expansion office in Fort Myers. From a production standpoint Denny and his team have sold over 6,500 homes worth well over $1 Billion dollars. 

 Denny is an experienced real estate presenter and Maps BOLD Coach for Keller Williams. For the last 25 years Denny has been the keynote speaker at the News-Press Market Watch (now Market Trends), which is the largest real estate forecasting event of its kind in the country. He is also one of the hosts of “RECON”, a daily role-play and the creator of “The Mastery of Real Estate” YouTube channel.  

 Denny is a dog lover, private pilot and runner. 



Brett attended Illinois State University from 1983-88 where he studied corporate finance, world markets, law, advanced financial theory, short-term capital management, economics, accounting and real estate. In 1988 Brett earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and also received a minor in Business Administration.

Brett began selling real estate in 1988 when he joined his mother Sande Ellis to form The Ellis Team. The Ellis Team consistently closes over 400 properties each year and is the Top Residential Real Estate Sales Team in Lee County, Florida. They are also consistently in the Top 100 agents in the country and the Top 100 agents out of 118453 agents in 63 countries worldwide.

Brett primarily lists and negotiates contracts, as well as oversees the team’s technology functions including Internet marketing and website creation and innovation. The Ellis Team has nine licensed agents and three full-time assistants working together.

Brett is an accomplished author publishing a monthly Series on Real Estate Topics. He is also a well known national speaker focusing on Marketing Real Estate with Today’s Technology. Brett has hosted a Television Show – Using the Internet to Market Real Estate. Brett is a widely listened to Radio Show Host featured on the weekly radio program “The Future of Real Estate” centering on local and national real estate trends and topics and fields question on a listener call-in.

Speaker: Jeff Tumbarello, Broker Steelbridge Realty, Principal Venture Investment Partners


Jeff Tumbarello

Jeff Tumbarello is a Real Estate Investor, Real Estate Broker and expert in the Florida real estate market. With over 23 years of experience in real estate investing, Jeff has built a reputation as a trusted and reliable partner for investors looking to navigate the complex Florida real estate market.

Jeff’s extensive experience includes buying, selling, and managing residential and commercial properties throughout Florida. He has a deep understanding of the local market trends and conditions, allowing him to identify investment opportunities that align with his clients’ goals.

In addition to his work as a real estate investor, Jeff is also an advocate for the real estate industry. He is a founder and a Director of the SWFL REIA. The core purpose of The SWFL REIA is to help its members become more profitable and successful through networking, education, and empowerment.

With his passion for real estate and commitment to his clients, Jeff Tumbarello has become a leading figure in the Florida real estate market. His deep knowledge of the market and dedication to helping investors achieve their goals has made him a sought-after partner for investors looking to make sound real estate investments in Florida.

In 2003, Jeff founded the South West Florida Real Estate Investment Association with three other SWFL RE investors. He has been a part of every type of real estate transaction. Jeff is considered a local expert and source of data for current real estate trends. He has also performed market metrics and product modeling for capital markets and private equity firms.

Located at the Suite 48 Event Center in Royal Palm Square: 1400 Colonial Blvd #48, Fort Myers, FL 33907

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Free for SWFL REIA members

Non Members are $25.00

Please email reia.swfl@gmail.com to RSVP

Schedule of events for the SWFL REIA General Meeting.

We have a meal and a cash bar. Catering by Fowler Street Grill Catering

https://www.fowlerstreetgrill.com/Our-Catering or call Phone: 239-910-0596

5:30 Doors Open/Networking

6:30 Program Begins with a Mastermind Session about the current market and deal engineering.

6:45 Featured Speaker begins.

SWFL REIA Members are free, all others pay $25.00 at the door!

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