MEET OUR AGENTS
CIPS, CRS, GRI, CDPE, CLHMS Guild
With over a decade of real estate experience in Tampa Bay, and over 129 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!
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.
Melissa was born and raised in Miami but has called Tampa home since 2008. She received her Associate of Arts degree from Hillsborough Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Fine Art at University of South Florida. Melissa has been employed at SANCHEZ&CO since 2019, working in a number of roles which she has been able to leverage under the title of Executive Assistant working closely with Sophia. Melissa’s unique talents and education in the Arts are utilized to effectively market listings and carry out the company brand. As a licensed Realtor®, Melissa supports the team agents in how to effectively implement their marketing efforts and systems. Melissa provides direct support for Sophia and handles a number of administrative tasks on a daily basis. Personally, Melissa enjoys cooking, binge watching objectively bad tv shows, and spending time with her husband Ben.
How We Influence Tampa’s Growth & Community
Over 74 community events hosted or sponsored
More than 27K homes shown
Approximate miles we have biked, ran, or rowed in Tampa
Over 78 years of shared professional experience in Real Estate and Finance
More than 890 clients served in Tampa Bay
More than 105 Local Businesses referred to and supported
More than 255 Realtors® that work relationally like we do, are in our National Relocation Network
More than $285 million in closed sales volume since 2014
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