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1/30/2019 Member News

Barkett Realty Opens a Residential Division in Saint Petersburg.

St. Petersburg, FL, January 29th, 2019- John Barkett, Founder of Barkett Realty has announced the addition of a residential component to his successful brokerage. Mr. Barkett has personally been involved in numerous transactions from land to office buildings, retail centers, hotels while assisting buyers and sellers in complex transactions. A Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) as well as a recognized expert witness on valuation matters in both district and federal courts, Mr. Barkett has been able to lend value to his broad-based clientele.  He has done so over the course of his 28 years of experience including nine years in New York City as well as the last 19 years in Tampa Bay.

Mr. Barkett notes: “There is no doubt that the Tampa Bay area has seen a renaissance in the residential sector over the last several years. Consequently, we are very proud to announce that Mr. Oscar Marti, a 25-year veteran in the residential real estate industry will be partnering with us to establish and run a firrst-class division, Barkett Realty Residential”.  Mr. Marti has spent most of his career in the South Florida market and has lived in Saint Petersburg for the last two years, most recently as managing broker for Pinellas County’s top luxury real estate brokerage  Additionally, Mr. Marti served as sales director in South Florida representing new developments amassing approximately $2 Billion in closed sales. “I could not be more excited to partner with a well-respected individual as Mr. John Barkett. Our visions are aligned with what today’s consumers and real estate professionals are seeking” added Mr. Marti.

Mr. Barkett and Mr. Marti are currently recruiting producing agents and will grow the residential division to create a true full-service boutique luxury presence in the Tampa Bay area. Future plans include expansion into other significant areas of the Saint Petersburg and Tampa markets.

Barkett Realty’s main brokerage office is in a gorgeously renovated almost century old building located at 615 9th St N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701.  For more Information, contact John Barkett, Founder at 727-388-9500,