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Naples Florida Real Estate Company

About Jo Ellen Nash

Jo Ellen Nash is the owner and managing broker for the Naples Luxury Real Estate Group, LLC. She and her team of seasoned professionals represent clients that own the most luxurious and exceptional homes in Naples and the Southwest Gulf Coast of Florida. A thirty year veteran of listing, marketing and selling estates in excess of one million dollars, Jo Ellen Nash is well known throughout North America for her marketing expertise, savvy negotiating skills, client service, confidentiality and discretion. She has won virtually every marketing award in the luxury real estate industry.

It goes without saying that Jo Ellen and her associates have a successful track record and huge referral business, generated by more than fifty years of combined service. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, lease or have property management services in Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs or any where in SW Florida, Jo Ellen Nash and her team can most likely handle your needs. They specialize in listing and selling exceptional real estate in our most exclusive areas, which include golf course communities, waterfront neighborhoods, beach front high rises, bay front condominiums and luxury residential communities.

Traveling here is easy because Naples and the surrounding areas have convenient access to the SW International Airport and the Naples Airport, which accommodate both domestic and international travelers and sun-seeking vacationers of all ages. There is much to do here if you want to be active all the time. There is also much to do here if you want to do nothing. It really is not hard to do either!

Serious shopping, found at the upscale areas of Waterside Shops, Mercato, Third Street, Fifth Avenue South and Coconut Point, is a favorite past time for many. For "foodies" and connoisseurs of all types, there are endless dining and night life choices to be found at world class restaurants, mom and pop establishments and "hole in the wall" discoveries just off the beaten path There are more than 100 golf courses. There are dozens and dozens of tennis facilities. Bike paths. Canoing and kayaking among inlets and waterways. Ten thousand islands to boat around. Secret fishing spots in the back waters. Countless clubs, organizations, committees, churches, fundraisers, volunteer opportunities and friendships to be made.

But underneath all that is something you can not buy at any price. It is free for the taking, for all to enjoy, and is absolutely the most priceless possession we have. This is the land, the people and the lifestyle that make up SW Florida.....the pristine beautiful white sand beaches, world famous sunsets, incredible diverse boating opportunities, arguably the world's best fishing and golfing, and really nice, friendly people.

This is what makes Naples and SW Florida one of the most desirable places to live in the world! Come and let Jo Ellen and her team guide you through a journey of discovery and delight. It is yours for the taking.

Call 888-743-2384. You'll be glad you did.


  • Jo Ellen Nash
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    589 5th Avenue South
    FL 34102 US

    Phone: 888.743.2384

    Jo Ellen Nash specializes in luxury estates, waterfront homes and golf communities in Naples, Florida.

    During her 30 year career she has been licensed in Oregon, Colorado and Florida. She owned and was the managing broker of her luxury boutique company, Nash & Company Real Estate, in Vail, Colorado for more than 20 years before moving to warmer climate. Jo Ellen and her team has served more than 2,000 families with their real estate needs over the past three decades.

    Well known in the real estate industry for her innovative, high quality, results driven marketing, Jo Ellen has been honored multiple times with national awards. She has won the Overall Marketing Excellence Award at the Leaders in Luxury Conference and again at the Luxury Conclave, two of the major luxury industry events. She has also won awards for Best Personal Website and Best Personal Branding, among others.  

    She earned her GRI degree and CRS designation in 1989 and is a regular speaker at their annual conference, Sellabration.    

    Jo Ellen is a STAR agent in the elite Star Power Network, where she was interviewed and taped for their tape of the month club, subscribed to by thousands of agents around the country.  

    Jo Ellen is a Cyber Star, which is a group of leading-edge agents who are implementing technology in their businesses. In addition she is a Senior Residential Specialist and a member of the Bill Barrett Superstar round table, which is a hand selected group of 50 top agents in America.

    Jo Ellen was made an honorary member of the Naples Certified International Property Specialists and is a founding member and active Million Dollar Guild Agent of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. She also is a business coach and heads up the luxury coaching program at CKG International. She is a well known speaker and contributor to her profession by teaching, coaching and sharing her expertise with other agents to help them improve their businesses.

    In January, 2010 Jo Ellen opened up her own marketing company, Nash Signature Marketing, which focuses on developing branding strategies and marketing materials for select agents around North America. She works with only a small group of agents at a time and helps them grow their business and build a solid brand in their markets.

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  • Ulysses Kollecas
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    589 5th Avenue South
    FL 34102 US

    Phone: 888.743.2384

    Ulysses Kollecas is the Director of Operations and leads the company team of Realtor Partners, focusing primarily on the buyer side of the business. With a long-standing back ground in the real estate and the mortgage industry, as well as having a management background, Ulysses brings a variety of strengths to the Nash team.

    Working in real estate before he could drive, he began his career in his father's real estate brokerage company in the Greater Washington D.C. area. Ulysses grew up surrounded by professionals and has used that experience ever since, launching a successful career that has spanned over 30 years. His career has also encompassed owning and operating a successful mortgage business, where he has gleaned knowledge and experience in the banking and mortgage industry. This enables him to give his clients a distinct advantage when navigating the constantly changing financial world.

    Having built a long-standing reputation for excellence with both domestic and international clients, Ulysses was recently recognized by Gulf Shore Life Magazine with the prestigious 5 Star Professional Award.
    He has been visiting Naples seasonally since 1983 and, realizing his dream, moved to Naples permanently in 2005. He is involved in the community, takes pride in our beautiful paradise and enjoys sharing his love of the area with others. Known for his passion, honesty, expertise and dedication to his clients, Ulysses is in high demand and works a whirlwind schedule. He is also a devoted father of two and somehow still finds time to enjoy golf, tennis, travel and our beautiful beaches.

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  • Whittney Rocha
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    589 5th Avenue South
    FL 34102 US

    Phone: 888.743.2384

    Whittney Rocha is our Transaction Manager. She has been in the real estate business for many years and has obtained a Florida real estate license. She is a valued member of Jo Ellen Nash's team, and brings a wealth of experience, with hundreds of transactions under her belt.

     Whittney's primary responsibility is to take your contract from the moment it goes pending until the property successfully closes.

    Here are just a few of her daily tasks:

    She reviews documents for accuracy and completion
    Provides copies of documents to everyone involved in the transaction
    Follows up on all deadlines and contingencies
    Stays in contact with all parties verbally and via email
    Assists in scheduling necessary inspections/appraisals/repairs, etc.
    Checks on completion of work orders and inspection items
    She follows up on all required disclosures
    Requests preliminary title reports and reviews for accuracy
    Handles miscellaneous details related to the transaction
    Requests HUD statements and reviews for accuracy
    Verifies funding and recording with escrow/title and informs all parties

    Most importantly, Whittney eliminates the need to play phone tag by promptly returning all calls and emails received during business hours. After hours calls are returned immediately the following day. She is extremely efficient and experienced at what she does and you will love working with her!

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  • Sara H. Noto
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    589 5th Avenue South
    FL 34102 US

    Phone: 888.743.2384

    Sara H. Noto is our Director of Marketing.  She brings more than a decade and a half of experience from all over the world of graphic design, from wedding announcements to high-end community magazines, under the umbrella of her independent design company notobella designs, llc.

    Since entering the field at age 16 with a job at her small town newspaper, she has mastered skills ranging from logo design to publication layout to high-end web development.  In 2001, she earned her Graphic Design degree from Santa Fe Community College, just up the road in Gainesville, FL, and almost immediately launched her own design company while working professionally as a designer for a real estate publication.  Since 2006, Sara's consistently high quality of work, combined with her drive and professionalism, have allowed her to focus solely on her work as an independent designer as well as heading up the marketing efforts for the Naples Luxury Real Estate Group and Jo Ellen Nash. Sara oversees our direct mail, email marketing, brochure production, global email marketing and monthly publications.

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