Lots & Land
An 18-year veteran of the real estate industry, Maria currently holds an active license in both Georgia and North Carolina. She began her career in 2000 as an Associate Broker, being recognized not only as Rookie of the Year by the Board of Realtors but also for her achievement as one of the top producers. She continued to grow her career over the years, eventually starting her own real estate company; serving customers in Highlands and Franklin, North Carolina. In 2010, Maria brought her experience and love for the business down to Saint Simons Island. Fast forward to present day, she is now a Golden Isles Association of REALTORS Circle of Excellence Life Member and certified as a RENE, MRP, and ABR. Maria works closely with her husband, David, an experienced contractor with 25 years under his belt, to provide her clients with not only real estate expertise but also construction knowledge and service. She is fluent in Spanish, which gives her the ability to serve a wide range of clients. No matter what you’re looking for, Maria has the know-how, experience, and dedication to get the job done.
Maria is an active member of the St. Simons Land Trust, serving as their volunteer chair for fundraising events; she loves being a part of an organization that works to preserve the beauty and charm of our island. Since her start as a Realtor, she has been deeply involved in her communities, acting as an ambassador with the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, a Guardian Ad Litem, a Manna House volunteer, and a board member for both Latino Outreach and the Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce. As the mother of three amazing girls, Nicole, 25, Allie, 20, and Ashley, 16; she loves spending time with her grandson and watching Ashley, a junior at Glynn Academy, cheer for the Red Terrors. Growing up in Athens, her whole family attended the University of Georgia, but now her daughter Allie is attending Georgia Tech, so on Saturdays, you can catch Maria sporting the red and black… moreover, the white and gold– a mom divided! During her free time, you’ll see Maria walking or paddle boarding the beaches of SSI and exploring all the beautiful things the Golden Isles has to offer.