Broker & CEO
After purchasing investment real estate in Manatee County in the late 90’s and recognizing the dearth of management options, Andy founded Gulf Coast Property Management in 2003. Starting out with just one property owner, Andy has driven the growth of the company and firmly established Gulf Coast Property Management as one of the premier property management firms in the region.Originally from the UK, where he served as a police detective, Andy has relished every step of his entrepreneurial journey from cleaning pools at the properties of his first customers, through to being a real estate broker managing a $300 million portfolio.Always seeking new and innovative ways to improve the rental ownership experience for property owners, Andy is encouraged by recent developments in the property management industry. Andy believes the advent of new technology is at the cornerstone of the recent growth and he strives to incorporate this technology at the very heart of Gulf Coast Property Management. Andy holds key positions within organizations such as NARPM and VRMA, allowing him to help shape the future of this growing industry. Andy served as the 2016/2017 President of the Sarasota and Bradenton NARPM Chapter.In 2018, Andy earned the prestigious Master Property Manager designation. A designation held by less than 1% of real estate professionals. True to his roots, Andy still harbors a passion for all sports, especially rugby and golf. He lives locally with his family. Fun Fact: Andy is bilingual — He speaks English and American.