MEET OUR AGENTS
Real Estate Broker | Owner | REALTOR®
CLHMS Guild, CRS, GRI, CDPE
With over a decade of real estate experience in Tampa Bay, and over 97 million in closed volume, Sophia Sanchez’s success stems from being service focused and providing mobile tools and systems to encourage an easy process for her busy clients. She is committed to connecting her customers to the area and to help them build lives they love in Tampa Bay. Sophia has built her business by referral focusing her attention on the customer experience and providing world-class service beyond a sale.
Sophia is a proud 3rd generation Tampa native and brings her professional experience in marketing, film, art, and interiors, to develop a specific marketing strategy for each property she represents. She focuses on a win-win negotiating style and works to build strong Realtor® relationships locally and across the country to keep her customers in the best negotiating position possible. Sophia’s highest priority is to keep her clients well-informed and to empower her customers with resources and options to help ensure their overall satisfaction. You can expect balanced professionalism and fun as you discover the life you want live and you will want to do it all again!
Office Manager, Licensed Agent
Arman Farid, graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and a Minor in International Relations. Upon graduation he was promoted to management in Retail Operations for a luxury designer. There, he managed a small staff of 5 assistants, overseeing inventory management and developing efficiency strategies. He also trained new-hire management from around the district on operational, organizational, and system procedures. During his personal time he enjoys running, cycling, cooking and reading history novels. Arman’s passion for efficiency and communication shines through as our client care manager.
Born in Puerto Rico, Jonathan Rivera moved to Tampa in 1984 and has lived in a variety of neighborhoods throughout the area since. Jonathan brings to the team over 16 years of experience having worked through the downturn of the market in the lending industry with large Wall Street firms including HSBC and Goldman Sachs. He has first hand experience understanding risk analysis, financing and contracts which gives him a unique perspective when working with buyers on finding the perfect home at the right price. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys spending time on the water. From the Hillsborough River to the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Jonathan is a competitive dragon boat and outrigger paddler and competes nationally and internationally. Jonathan is fluent in both English & Spanish.
Sales Associate, REALTOR®
Licensed Realtor® born and raised in Florida. Melissa is actively involved in the arts in Tampa. Before getting her license, she held the Marketing Assistant position here at Sanchez&Co. Now as an Agent, her unique talents and education in the arts are blended with her marketing experience which gives her great assets to effectively market client properties. Melissa’s passion for connecting with others is sure to make your real estate experience an enjoyable one.
How We Influence Tampa’s Growth & Community
Over 71 community events hosted or sponsored
More than 23K homes shown
Approximate miles we have biked, ran, or rowed in Tampa
Over 73 years of shared professional experience in Real Estate and Finance
More than 850 clients served in Tampa Bay
More than 90 Local Businesses referred to and supported
More than 230 Realtors® that work relationally like we do, are in our National Relocation Network
More than $220 million in closed sales volume since 2014
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