Kathy Aparo-Griffin, REALTOR® Broker Owner

kathy@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-748-0173 Mobile


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 in business".

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.



  Bill Griffin, REALTOR® Broker Associate

bill@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-561-0588 Mobile


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 help!



  Kelly Delay, REALTOR®

kelly@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-804-8246


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 Robinson

mary@aparogriffinproperties.com

321-689-1569

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 Haig

jeri@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-320-4737

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 Jones

nickijones@aparogriffinproperties.com

321-262-6898

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 Matuszczak, REALTOR®

halley@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-451-1579

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.



  Kim Russo, REALTOR®

kim@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-216-2930

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 catering department.



  Sandy Miller

sandy@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-457-3766

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 Thompkins

carolyn@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-225-7573

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.



  Joshua Smith

joshua@aparogriffinproperties.com

352-430-5456

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,



  Willers Sanabria

willers@aparogriffinproperties.com

305-608-0389

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!!!!



 

Jessica Kemp

jessica@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-956-0209

Born in Kingwood West Virginia, Jessica moved to Central FL in 1991. She graduated from Deltona High School in 2001 and received her real estate license in 2003. She has really enjoyed working as a realtor for the past 17 years. In those years she has sold properties from Live Oak to St. Cloud and really loves working with people. "I strive to make my customers feel like they're my only customer". Believing everyone deserves the opportunity to have the American dream of owning their own home, she loves to help people find what they are looking for.



 

Sara Kruger

sara@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-334-9542

Sara was born and raised in FLORIDA. She is the mom of 4 beautiful kids..2 boys and 2 girls. She also has extensive knowledge in building as she was the wife of a general contractor for many years. Sara is great at staging and decorating. Also very knowledgeable in construction types.



 

Rodney Bookhardt

rodney@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-847-7871

Rodney specializes in East Volusia area homes. He has been taking care of his customers with exceptional service in Florida for over 30 years. He is a second generation Floridian, born in Orlando, attended UCF and has lived in East Volusia County for the past 20 years. He is married with two grown children, both of whom are Eagle Scouts. Rodney is an elder in the Presbyterian church, Board Member of the Ormond Beach Senior Games and enjoys participating in running and triathlon events. He recently completed a Half Ironman triathlon in Daytona Beach. He is passionate about meeting new people, building relationships and enjoying a great cup of coffee.



 

Caroline Pierson

caroline@aparogriffinproperties.com

386-457-2831

Caroline moved to Florida from her hometown, Charles Town, WV 10 years ago. Caroline comes to Aparo-Griffin Properties with over 25 years of customer service. Specializing in the Seminole and Volusia County areas. She enjoys meeting new people and helping with all their Real Estate wants and needs. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, doing crafts, decorating and growing orchids. Loves to visit her Grandchildren in West Virginia.

 

 

 

 



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