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Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Presence in Tampa Bay

Sun Vista Realty Merges with Premier Sotheby's International Realty

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that Sun Vista Realty and Sun Vista Rentals have merged into the company, which allows the firm to expand its presence in Tampa Bay by adding two office locations along the beaches of Pinellas County to service customers. Sun Vista Realty is a highly respected firm in business for over 40 years in the area. The two owners, David Grieco and Michael Lynch, will remain active in the business as top sales professionals.  


With this acquisition, the former sales office located at 19139 Gulf Boulevard and rental office at 19455 Gulf Boulevard, Suite 1 in Indian Shores, will now operate as Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. The real estate professionals formerly affiliated with Sun Vista Realty have joined the Premier Sotheby’s International Realty team as global advisors, further strengthening the company’s position as the Gulf Coast luxury real estate leader. With an annual closed sales volume of 10.7 billion in 2021, the firm is ranked among the largest real estate brokerages in the country by RealTrends and experienced an over  percent growth in sales volume year over year.       




“We are thrilled to welcome the talented people of Sun Vista Realty to Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. Our two firms are well aligned in terms of our commitment to elevated service, and we are confident that this new union will achieve extraordinary results in a highly desirable market.”


·         Budge Huskey, president and chief executive officer, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


“Sun Vista Realty and Sun Vista Rentals have made a commitment to merge with a prominent global real estate company that will continue to provide our clients and associates a high level of service. This opportunity will allow them to continue to excel in this rapidly changing real estate market. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty checked all the boxes.”


·         David Grieco and Michael Lynch, co-owners, Sun Vista Realty


About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,400 sales professionals in 40 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. The brokerage is a division of The Lutgert Companies, a prominent member of Southwest Florida’s business community since 1964. 

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