Gulf to Bay Sotheby's International Realty, possesses a well established reputation for uncompromising ethics, high sales performance, and superior
customer satisfaction. Our real estate associates operate as a team with a strong emphasis on mutual support, resulting in an extremely effective
marketing and sales group. Collectively, we represent over a century of successful real estate experience and we offer the most comprehensive spectrum of services.
Boca Grande, Sanibel, Captiva, North Captiva and Fort Myers Beach offer a unique tropical mosaic to the visitor as well as the property owner and are wonderful beach escapes for home and vacation destinations. Pristine beaches, world class fishing, golf, tennis, boating, dolphin, osprey, white pelicans and manatee combine for that special island lifestyle. Boca Grande, Sanibel, Captiva, North Captiva and Fort Myers Beach are more than a vacation paradise, they are an attitude of peacefulness, security, and family...intangibles that make it a gracious step back to "Old Florida" ambience.
Donna, as Broker and co-owner of Gulf to Bay Sotheby’s International Realty, has been involved with luxury real estate sales exclusively on Boca Grande for over 17 years. Experience, integrity and productivity best describe her outstanding real estate career in Boca Grande.Her dedicated community involvement has included past president of the Boca Grande Woman’s Club, a board member of the Venice Hospital Foundation, the Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association, the Boca Grande Health Clinic, and presently serves as secretary of the Gasparilla Island Water Association. Donna, has lived on Boca Grande Isles for 22 years and has two children and a grandson.
Donna L. Moore
Richard S. Taylor
Rich, as co-owner of Gulf to Bay Sotheby's International Realty, has a diverse background which includes ownership of Taylor Art Galleries and Lifetime Fitness Equipment. Rich’s dedication to his clients has earned him a reputation of high respect. Rich was recently chosen by an independent study as one of the top agents in Southwest Florida. Rich continues to support the community and has served on various boards. Residing in Boca Grande with his three daughters, he enjoys spending time with family, fishing, and golf.
Peter was educated at Deerfield Academy, Harvard College and the University of Virginia Law School. After college, he served in the Navy as an officer in submarines.
Peter first visited Boca Grande in 1968 and moved to the Island in 1991 after practicing
corporate law in Wilmington, Delaware for 20 years. He began his real estate career in 1992 and started two businesses, the Buyer's Broker of Boca Grande and Boca Grande Outfitters, with his son, Zeke. Peter joined Gulf to Bay in 2004. He has bought or sold over 100 properties and built two houses in Boca Grande. Peter has three children, seven grandchildren and enjoys golf and fly fishing.
Bill Morton has been a part time resident of Boca Grande since 1941, his wife Nancy runs an interior decorating business and they have been Boca Grande homeowners for over twenty years. Bill graduated from Yale, worked on Wall Street (Morgan Guaranty Bank), and then co-founded a commodity trading company in New York. He is excited to have the opportunity to introduce the island's unique charm and appealing lifestyle to friends and new clients.
Nevine Miller was born in Cairo, Egypt. She began her American career as a Fashion Buyer at Elizabeth Arden on Fifth Avenue. After 5 years in London with her husband Bill, they moved back to the U.S. in 1981. She began building her interesting and successful real estate career at Sulzberger-Rolfe, M.J. Raynes and Corcoran in Manhattan. For 12 years she sold prestigious co-ops and condominium apartments to a varied clientele and for over two decades she successfully worked as a real estate sales agent with over 10 additional years here in Boca Grande. Her experience, enthusiasm, focus, multi cultural background, and fluency in four languages (English, French, Arabic, and Italian) makes her a unique personality. Nevine's clients frequently describe her as a direct, organized, resourceful advisor who listens to their wishes and brings "added value" to the Buyer-Seller relationship.
Judi was born in Ontario, Canada and grew up bilingual German in Ohio. She graduated from Youngstown State University as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, and worked in several aspects of the medical field, including critical care, neonatology, and administration. She relocated to Punta Gorda, Florida in 1984. She obtained her real estate license in 2000, while raising her daughter, who is now in college. Judi currently is on the Board of Directors for the Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce and a local Home Health Company. She was a competitive in the 80's and is also a certified wind surfing Instructor. She and her husband Jack, have vacationed several times a year in Boca Grande, and because of their deep love and appreciation for the island became full time residents in 2004. Judi will be happy to assist you in finding your island home with high level of organizational skills, and enthusiasm for the island.
Steve was born in Pennsylvania and has visited Boca Grande since the 1980’s. Practicing law for 11 years in Virginia and Pennsylvania, led to his being the executive responsible for procurement and supply chain at multinational companies like Dell Computer, IBM, Compaq Computer (now HP), and Flextronics International. In this role he and Wendy have lived in Texas, North Carolina and California. Steve has traveled extensively throughout Europe and with particular emphasis in Asia. He has two grown sons; Creigh, a corporate attorney in Pennsylvania, and Nathan, the manager of a 1500 acre fruit ranch in the central valley of California. Steve’s interests include reading nonfiction, boating and golf. He is a member of the Boca Grande Health Care Foundation, the Chamber of Commerce, the Community Center, and a Board Member at the Boca Grande Club. With his legal background and great appreciation for the uniqueness of the island, Steve looks forward to assisting his clients discover the “right property” to meet their needs.
Stephen C. Martson
Steve Meylan was born and raised in Lancashire, England, and first started visiting Boca Grande and the Cape Haze peninsula area with his family more than twenty-five years ago. Steve has been a full-time resident of Florida for thirteen years. He has had personal involvement in owning and operating several businesses over the years, including restaurants in Blackpool England, and also the Banana Bay Waterfront Resort on Siesta Key, Florida. Over the past several years Steve has invested in and enjoyed the use of various waterfront condominium properties at the Boca Grande Club on Gasparilla Island, and also a waterfront home in Cape Haze. More recently Steve obtained his real estate license and became actively involved in the Real Estate business within Boca Grande. Along with being involved in property listings and sales, Steve is enhancing his photography skills, taking photographs of property offered for sale and producing slide-show presentations, many of which can be seen on this web page. Steve’s business experience, appreciation for the lifestyle and natural beauty of Boca Grande and the surrounding area, and enjoyment of interacting with others serve him well in the real estate business. Contact Steve today to assist you with your real estate needs.
Ruth was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is a graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas where she earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in economics and finance. In her professional career she was employed by General Electric and IBM, in sales and sales management. Before leaving 'corporate life' for 'life in paradise' she was Global Marketing Programs manager for IBM. Ruth and her husband Jim moved to the Boca Grande area in 1998 to avail themselves of the beauty and amenities our area has to offer. Before obtaining her real estate license in 2004, Ruth ran a clothing boutique on Boca Grande for 7 years. Besides enjoying golf and travel, Ruth is an active member of Boca Grande United Methodist Church, and can be seen each Thursday morning during season at the community-wide pancake breakfasts which she and her husband coordinate. Contact Ruth to start living the life in our quaint and beautiful piece of paradise.
Stacey grew up in South Hero, Vermont where she spent as much time as she could, in the summer months, boating on Lake Champlain. Shortly after graduating from Champlain College she and her husband, Gregg, began their first business venture together, a retail management company. Over the course of the following 10 years they began exploring warmer climates where they would no longer have to deal with cold winters and a frozen lake which created for a very short boating season in Vermont. They have lived in the Cayman Islands, Key Colony Beach in the Florida Keys, and Destin, Florida before discovering Boca Grande and this area of southwest Florida in 2002. Stacey became a licensed Realtor in March of 2004, which was also the start of her real estate career in sales and managing a rental program on Boca Grande. Stacey and her husband currently reside in Englewood with their Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier, Cody. She spends most of her time off with her husband training for mountain bike competitions but she also enjoys working in her yard, running, swimming and rollerblading. She has proven she knows what it takes to be successful in both rentals and sales, and she has built a sold reputation that excels in providing outstanding customer service. We invite you to contact Stacey and learn more about how our real estate professionals are the proven leaders in representing distinctive homes.
Angela moved to Boca Grande in 2009 when her husband, Dr. Michael Steffan, accepted the position as Medical Director of the Boca Grande Health Clinic. She has enthusiastically embraced island life and the community. She is involved in supporting the Boca Grande Health Clinic Foundation, the Women's Club, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church and she is on the board of the Boca Grande Child Care Center. Her real estate career started in Memphis Tennessee as a partner to a Top 25 sales VP for Crye-Leike, the #1 real estate agency in the Southeast and 6th largest nationwide. Her knowledge of the market, attention to detail, and commitment to customer satisfaction, consistently produced A+ results for her buyers and sellers alike as their team sold $20M over their three year partnership. A degree in Chemical Engineering from Christian Brothers University in Memphis and her seven years with IBM as a systems engineer laid the ground work for her hard working "can-do" approach to Real Estate. A life time of community service and dedication to supporting family have molded her into the conscientious real estate advisor you will prefer to guide you through your important life style/home buying decisions. She and her husband Michael have four children ages 19-29 attending college and working throughout the Southeast. She enjoys fishing, golf, boating and cooking and they reside in Boca Bay. She looks forward to introducing you to our charming paradise and helping you buy or sell your island dream home.
Larry Warner was born in Vickburg, Mississippi and spent summers in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. He graduated from Woodberry Forest School (Virginia) and received his BA in English and JD from the University of Virginia. He worked for First Kentucky National Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky for almost 40 years and was President of First Kentucky Trust Company until it was acquired by National City Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio. Subsequently, one of his jobs was President of National City Trust of Florida with offices in Naples, Palm Beach, and Vero Beach. He and his wife, Cappy, who is the Associate Rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Boca Grande, have been homeowners in the North Village of Boca Bay for over a decade. He looks forward to helping you find the perfect home.
Dick Guy was recruited by and played football for Woody Hayes at the Ohio State University and was on the 1954 National Championship team. He graduated with a B.S. in Business and served in the United States Marine Corps on active duty as well as the active reserves from 1954 to 1970.
Dick has been involved with the real estate industry since 1965 as a builder developer (both single family and commercial), syndicator, "reconstruction", and importer of building products. This experience helps give him broad real estate knowledge, along with his familiarity of Boca Grande and association with Gulf to Bay Sotheby's International Realty, will allow him to assist in home buying decisions.
He is a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, the Boca Bay Pass Club, and the Boca Grande Men's Club. A mid-westerner and part time Boca Grande resident, Dick and his wife Judi have been enjoying Boca Grande for over 20 years along with their 7 adult children and 7 grandchildren. Please allow him to share his love and fascination of the incredible and intimate island (or Paradise as many of us call it)!
Kristin moved to Southwest Florida in 1996 from Collegeville, Pennsylvania. While growing up she spent her summers at the Jersey Shore where she grew to love the beach and the activities associated with it. Kristin graduated from Towson State University with a Business degree. Shortly after relocating to Florida she became the Rental Manager for the Boca Grande Club, here in Boca Grande. Kristin brings with her a high level of experience and professionalism. She has worked on Boca Grande for the past 15 years; the last 12 years as a Real Estate Broker. While she has dealt with all types of island properties, she specialized in condominiums and homes at the Boca Grande Club. She is a member of the local, state and National Board of Realtors and has earned her e-Pro Certification. She has been a licensed Community Association Manager for the past 14 years, which has provided her with an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of Condominium ownership. Kristin's extensive knowledge of both our market and the area, combined with her professionalism, negotiation skills and enthusiasm creates an atmosphere for the client that results in a seamless transaction and a successful real estate buying experience. Kristin and her husband Scott live in a equestrian community just two miles from the Boca Grande Bridge where she enjoys riding her horses often accompanied by her three dogs. When she has free time she also enjoys the beach, boating and spending time in Big Sky, Montana where she hikes, bikes and skis.
Trained as an Electrical Engineer in Dublin, Ireland, Joe spent 30 years in the high technology business in Canada and the U.S. before retiring to Florida in 1993 where he built a house on Boca Grande. Joe quickly became involved in the real estate business, first as an investor then as a broker/agent. Joe specializes in the high end vacation and second home market on Boca Grande. To compliment his electronic credentials, Joe obtained an MBA degree from McGill University in Montreal and with his extensive business management experience he is well equipped to assist buyers in analyzing their real estate investments. In his very limited spare time, Joe plays golf at the Gasparilla Inn Club.
Scott relocated to Southwest Florida in 1996 from a small town (Surf City) on an island in NJ. He previously obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Stockton State College, and shortly after relocating to Florida he started O’Connor Environmental Permitting, Inc. a company that specializes in obtaining regulatory permits for environmental projects in Charlotte, Lee, and Sarasota County, including many for Boca Grande residents. He currently serves on two community Board of Directors, and has had his Florida real estate license for 10 years.
As he grew up on a small island and has never lost his love for the beach, it is easy for Scott to love Boca Grande and all that it offers, or perhaps all that it doesn’t offer. Scott would be delighted to assist you in finding your dream home on Boca Grande. He is certain you will love it as much as he does.
Scott and his wife Kristin live in Gasparilla Preserve with their two horses and 3 dogs. Hobbies include competing in Triathlons, running, teaching spin classes at the local YMCA, skiing anywhere there is fresh powder and spending time with his wife at their vacation home in Big Sky, Montana.