Marcus Vanzant , Broker | Owner
Marcus Vanzant is a native of Manatee County and can vividly remember riding his bicycle or fishing with friends as he grew up in this outdoor oasis. Marcus is a second-generation real estate broker and holds a strong belief in educating oneself in their profession. Before pursuing a full time career in real estate sales Marcus held a position as a mortgage lender and was recruited as an Account Executive by one of the nation’s largest lenders. Marcus’ experience growing up in the industry, around his father’s real estate company and his mother’s title/closing company along with his knowledge gained in the lending industry makes Marcus one of the most knowledgeable real estate professionals in the area.
In 2009, Marcus obtained his broker license and started Marcus & Company Realty, LLC. With a team-based approach, and a whole lot of dedication, MCR has quickly become one of the top real estate teams in the area and growing. In 2012 & 2013, Marcus’ team sold more than 100 sales and listings each year, which puts him in the top 1% of residential agents in Manatee County for units sold.
Marcus continually pushes himself to grow and learn the latest marketing techniques, which in today’s market is largely driven by the internet. Since 90% of today’s buyers start their home search on the internet it is very important to keep up with the latest technological advances without losing sight of traditional marketing and high touch platforms.
In 2011, 2012, 2013 & for 2014 Marcus is recognized as a Five-Star Professional for Customer Service in Real Estate as seen in Sarasota Magazine which only the top 1% of agents achieve. Marcus and his team continue to passionately pursue the opportunity to provide the ultimate selling and buying experience to their clients.
Marcus loves his life with his wife, Jennell, and their two wonderful boys, Zachary & Tyler, in beautiful Bradenton. They are members of Bayside Community Church and love to take every opportunity they can to make family memories by traveling or taking day trips to wonderful Florida destinations and theme parks. Oh, and if there is a Seafood Festival anywhere in the vicinity, Marcus can usually be spotted there eating shrimp and living the Florida life!