Aparo-Griffin, REALTOR® Broker Owner
Since 1978 Kathy Broker/Owner of Aparo-Griffin Properties, Inc.
has resided in Central Florida, more specifically in Deland,
for over 25 years. Kathy's leadership, performance and innovation
lead her to be honored with many awards throughout her career.
Out of 114,000 agents in Florida ...Kathy was among TOP 100
in the state of Florida by Real Estate Executive Magazine in
September 2016. In October 2016 Kathy was honored as Best
Woman Owned Real Estate Business - USA & The Community Business
Award 2016 - Florida Wealth and Finance.
In 2014 the 9th Annual Volusia/Flagler News Journals Business
Report was published and Kathy Aparo Griffin was honored and
featured as "One of Central Florida's MOST influential women
Aparo-Griffin Properties was opened in 2004 and every year,
for the past 10+ years in a row, has been a TOP 10 Producing
Company. Most recently in 2016 Aparo Griffin Properties received
the Readers' Choice Award they were Voted THE BEST Real Estate
Company in WEST VOLUSIA by Hometown News. In addition Kathy
was voted as BEST REAL ESTATE BROKER and BEST REALTOR for all
of west Volusia, including Deland, Deltona, Deleon Springs,
Lake Helen, Orange City and Debary.
Kathy spends a lot of her spare time volunteering at various
school's as a guest speaker, she was the instructor at "BOOT
CAMP," where she taught new agents the business of real estate
at the board of realtors and mentoring new agents at Aparo-Griffin
Properties so they can also be TOP Producers.
Kathy annually sells over 10 MILLION dollars in real estate
earning her a spot as one of the top five producers every year
since 2003 from the West Volusia Association of Realtors. As
of August 2016 Kathy has sold over $150 MILLION DOLLARS in Real
Estate most of it right here in West Volusia! In 2008 Kathy
was honored as the TOP PRODUCER in WEST VOLUSIA and she received
the TOP PRODUCER award from The West Volusia Association of
Realtors. Also in December 2010 Kathy was honored as the TOP
SELLER OF THE YEAR selling more REAL ESTATE then ANY REALTOR
in WEST VOLUSIA!
Kathy's experience is NOT just limited to the residential market
as she has a great deal of experience in investment properties,
developing property both personally and professionally. Her
most recent project was working with Auto Zone. Kathy sold them
the property in Deland and assisted in the development process,
technical review committee, rezoning, annexing all to prepare
for land development.
Kathy's compassion and personality make her very successful
in helping those facing foreclosure. She has perfected the process
of negotiating with banks to get them to SHORT sale many homes.
This in turn has stopped many homeowners who felt helpless from
being foreclosed on...and they can now move on with their lives.
Kathy is professional, outgoing, full of energy and very knowledgeable.
Experience is what is most important when buying or selling
let Kathy help you.
REALTOR® Broker Associate
Bill Griffin is married to Kathy and together they own Aparo-Griffin
Properties, Inc. They have two children Billy and Isabella.
Bill, also known as "Iron Will", enjoys riding his 1973 shovelhead
motorcycle. Bill had a career in the aviation field but at the
hest of Kathy he started working for her!! He earned his Broker's
license in early 2007 and has never had more fun than working
with the crew at Aparo-Griffin Properties. As a matter-of-fact,
Bill is our in-house pre-foreclosure (short sale) expert; he
negotiates with banks to avoid foreclosure sales. If you have
questions about avoiding foreclosure please call Bill, he can
Raised in South Florida and a Central Florida resident since
2003. Kelly is married and has one child who is 3 named “Madison.”
Kelly has been a Realtor since 2002. She enjoys the beach, riding
her bike and fine wine. She also enjoys working with first time
homebuyers and those that are MOVE up buyers. She also has a
great deal of experience with HUD homes. If your looking for
a Realtor that makes shopping for your next home fun call Kelly.
Mary has lived in central Florida her entire life. Mary grew
up in Orlando and relocated to Osteen in 2006. Mary is an avid
Florida Gator, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in
Journalism and she obtained her Master of Arts in Public Administration
from Webster University.
Mary’s background is urban planning, zoning and land development
and worked in local government for over 30 years. After retiring
from local government, she got her real estate license and joined
Aparo-Griffin Properties. She enjoys helping people achieve
their goals, whether buying a new home or selling property.
She also pursues training and competing sport horses in the
discipline of dressage. She also specializes in equestrian estates.
Jeri is from Ogdensburg, New York. She has been in Florida for
26 years and is married to Dustin and they have 3 beautiful
girls, one "son" JOHNNY is a 2 year old morkie-poo. Jeri is
a UCF Graduate with a degree in education and has her own business
residential/ commercial cleaning. Jeri enjoys traveling and
got into real estate because she enjoys people and helping them
get into their own home.
Nicki was born and raised in Central Florida and moved to Deltona
in 1993. She is married with 2 young daughters. Nicki has a
4 year degree in Technical Management with a minor in Criminal
Justice. Prior to real estate, Nicki worked in the customer
service / accounting field. Nicki loves working with people
and would love to help you achieve your real estate goals!
Halley was born and raised in New Smyrna Beach. She is married
to Joe and has two boys less than two years apart. Halley earned
her bachelor's degree at UCF and went on to teach 5th grade
in Volusia county for 5 years before leaving to have her first
child. She decided to transition to real estate because she
enjoys meeting new people and helping them find their perfect
home. She also enjoys being outside, running and travel.
Before being a stay at home mom for the last 20+ years, Kim
worked in various office positions; ranging from Lead Records
Clerk for the Key West Police Department to working for a short
time with a Title Company in Winter Park, Florida. Upon moving
to Deland in 1989 she found employment with a local attorney
who has since retired. In 1993 she became a mom to her beautiful
twin daughters, also managed her and her husband’s commercial
kitchen installation business, here in Deland. Kim began working
Russo Appraisal Services from 2006-2009. In 2009/2010 she enrolled
in Daytona State while working for Stetson University in their
Sandy is from Palm Beach County Florida where she gained Extensive
experience in small business operations. Sandy attended Palm
Beach State College and Florida Atlantic University for Business
Major. Sandy owed a specializing bookkeeping and accounting
business and also owed a small day care. She loves to volunteer
and has with girl scouts as a leader, church nursery, and hospitals.
She is from Palm Beach County in Florida.
Carolyn's strongest Real Estate quality is simple---she loves
people! There is no place like home and the ability to provide
her customers with the ideal home or real estate investment
is priceless. A Real Estate Agent since 2006, Carolyn is informed,
diligent, super organized and provides great detail when helping
people make the best decisions with their real estate investments.
Carolyn's strong commitment to communication and education benefits
her customers as she provides answers to questions and uses
her Aparo-Griffin Properties Team to support her knowledge transfer.
She is a strong believer in the power of knowledge…knowledge
of the Market, knowledge of the buying and selling Process and
knowledge of her customers' desires.
Carolyn makes buying or selling your home an incredible, memorable
experience. She uses her years of experience to help you achieve
your goals in the least amount of time and with the least amount
of stress possible. Whether you are a first-time home-buyer
or a seasoned seller, looking for a fixer-upper or a snowbird
retreat. She will surely bring a welcomed energy and integrity
to your next real estate adventure.
Josh started out working on a land surveying crew doing construction
layout. Two years later he was running his own crew doing residential
lot surveys. He left to join the US Army as an Infantryman where
he saw over two years of combat. Josh then retired from the
Army after nine years and two days due to combat injuries and
began working as contracted labor remodeling high end homes
all over central Florida. After about two years he moved on
to become a contracted Land Surveying Crew doing residential
and commercial surveys. At the end of this career Josh decided
to pursue his Real Estate Sales Associate License.
Josh has two amazing and beautiful young daughters who are both
"Daddy's Girls" and they have him wrapped around their fingers.
(Please don't tell them, though!)
Josh also has several hobbies to include aerial photography/videography,
CNC woodworking, drawing, and vinyl cutting he is also a life
member at VFW post 8093 in Debary,
Born and raised in Colombia, his parents inspired him to value:
commitment, collaboration and the entrepreneurial spirit. Willers
became committed to work that helped others since his first
job in youth.
Willers consistently applies his entrepreneurial drive to excel
in all circumstances. In Colombia he attended Medical School
( Universidad Libre and Metropolitan University ) for 3 years,
and upon moving to South Florida he graduated as a Basic X-Ray
Technician (through Florida National College) and graduated
as a State Licensed Massage Therapist (through Florida Natural
Health College). In order to advance his lifelong goal to excel,
he obtained a National Massage Certification through NCBTMB.
Willers has been a realtor for 7 years and has maintained his
lifelong commitment to excel. In 2016 and 2017 he was recognized
as a top Real Estate producer in Miami. Willers is also part
of the National Association of Realtors, and in 2018 he became
a member of the West Volusia Realtors Association.
Five words you can count on from him: Passion,commitment,integrity,
love and fun!!!!