As a seasoned professional REALTOR®, Mari brings over 20 years of real estate experience to the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Ellie & Associates family. She knows that choosing a real estate agent who has the tools, skills and experience to make your dreams come true can be as challenging as the home buying and selling process itself. Mari wants to make it simple for you. She is a Christian REALTOR® who holds integrity and ethics to the highest standard!!!
Mari is very involved with the Greater Tampa REALTORS®. She was elected by its 12,000+ members to serve as the 2018 President which gives her a voice on the Board of Directors. Mari currently serves as Florida REALTORS® 2019 District 6 Vice-President, serving Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. Mari was appointed to serve on several committees for Greater Tampa REALTORS®, Florida REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. She travels to Tallahassee and Washington yearly to advocate for Homeowner Property rights as well as REALTOR® rights.
Community involvement is very important to Mari. She is actively involved with her local church, serves on the McDonald Elementary School Advisory Council and is a member of The Salvation Army Advisory Council for the Adult Rehabilitation Center. Mari is also a member of the REALTORS® Care Foundation of Greater Tampa REALTORS® which provides down payment assistance to qualifying home buyers.
Mari and her husband Donnie reside in the Bloomingdale community. They have three grown children and three grandchildren. Mari believes in living life to the fullest as tomorrow is never promised and she is ready to help you make your homeownership dream come true!