Official #1 Top Realtor Team in Southwest Florida


The Longboat Key top realtor team(Large) consisting of Judy Kepecz-Hays (9 times Winner of the prestigious Legends Society Award) along with Steven Kepecz, Gabe Buky and Charles Buky of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate ranked the #1 team out of the entire company in Sarasota County in 2016. The Team had a staggering $65 Million ($62 Million Sold & Closed and $3 Million Pending).


This internationally acclaimed team made several multi-million dollar deals over the past year. Most notably, the team sold a $7-million Longboat Key mansion and a record-breaking $3.45-million Ritz Carlton Beach residence, among many others in 2016.


They had already attained the #2 position in 2015, but rose to comfortably take the top position in 2016.


Veronika Schachtner, recently became the team’s Global Marketing Manager and Licensed Listing Coordinator and ¬†revealed just how much the team have embraced online digital marketing techniques in 2016 with a new mobile friendly website (, social media campaigns, expansive email blasts and online press releases to name just a few. ¬†Veronika stated that the team are still committed to their traditional marketing campaigns maintaining their dominant presence in luxury property magazines, printed brochures and informative newsletters, newspaper advertizing etc.


Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is a leading full-service residential real estate brokerage company with offices all over the world and over 730 websites.