Originally from central Ohio, Cory graduated from The University of Mount Union in 1999 and relocated to Southwest Florida that same year. Having vacationed annually on Fort Myers Beach, it seemed a logical destination and not to mention the unbeatable weather.
In 2001, Cory earned his sales associate license and began his career in residential real estate working at one of the largest independent firms in the area at that time. Having achieved instant success including "Rookie of the Year" honors, it was only a matter of time before he opened his own brokerage firm. In 2004 upon earning his broker's license, Cory bought a popular national franchise which he successfully ran until the end of 2011 when other opportunities to presented .
Cory has been honored every year since 2009 as one of the top broker / agents in the immediate area based on sales volume and number of transactions closed and is on track to do it again in 2012. Cory is well versed in all aspects of real estate including investment opportunities, development and he has recently become a licensed Community Association Manager (CAM) to have a better understanding of the ins and outs of homeowner and condominium associations. Last, but not least, Cory has earned the designation CDPE, Certified Distressed Property Expert, helpful in assisting buyers and sellers navigate through the process of buying and selling "short sales" and foreclosures. Cory's area of expertise reaches from Fort Myers to Naples.