About Us

We are committed to providing unparalleled quality service with the highest degree of professionalism.

Our Mission

The mission of RE/MAX Affinity Plus is to provide brokerage services in a manner that distinguishes us as the benchmark for excellence, professionalism, technology, and the undisputed market leader in the South West Florida area. Our Commitment to our Agents and Clients is to offer a quality business environment of trust, responsibility, professionalism, innovation, and accountability in order to achieve their goals in the real estate business and market.

Our Vision

The vision of RE/MAX Affinity Plus is to continue to achieve the highest possible standards of the real estate industry while establishing our agency as the preferred real estate company within our market area.  We are comprised with the most professional and experienced broker, agents, and staff to serve our clients in the real estate business.  Learning agility, market adaptability, and technological expertise are central to our vision of a progressive company able to take our agents and clients wherever the real estate industry goes.  Our company has established an organization that will continue to provide an environment to be completely responsive to the needs of our RE/MAX sales associates and clients, and strives to be recognized as the finest professional real estate company and leader in the area.

Our Team

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Office Staff
Realtors
Executive Leadership Team

Philip “Rocky” Farhat

Owner/CEO
Philip “Rocky” Farhat

Owner/CEO

Business entrepreneur for over five decades, Rocky Farhat is the co-founder, owner, and CEO of RE/MAX Anchor and RE/MAX Affinity Plus. His successful business ventures have made him one of the top leading real estate franchise owners in the region. Farhat had an early love for business and started his business career with owning four top restaurants in Lansing, Michigan. While his career in the restaurant business was extremely successful, Rocky decided to make a move with his family to Florida in 1981 where he became a developer and built thousands of single family homes.

Prior to RE/MAX Anchor he was the owner of Cano Real Estate Company and Anchor Realty. He was also a partner of Third Coast Interiors located in Austin, Texas which was an industry leader. Furthermore, Rocky was the CEO of both Rockwell Homes and PGI Homes. After joining RE/MAX in 2003, the company became a leader in the industry quickly where he and his partner, Debra Meredith-Peters, were named “North America’s Owner/Broker Of The Year” in 2009. Farhat and his partner continued expanding RE/MAX Anchor with offices in Punta Gorda, North Port, and Englewood. In 2010, they opened Burnt Store Title, and then ventured to Marco Island for ownership of RE/MAX Affinity Plus in 2012. In 2017, he joined ownership with American Title in Cape Coral, and continues his entrepreneur ways with co-ownership in 2018 with the American Financial Insurance Group. With an emphasis on giving back to the community, he served on the board of Sun Trust Bank for over twelve years, and President of Kingsway Country Club for seven. Rocky currently serves on the community advisory board for Centennial Bank. Farhat attended of Ferris State University, and Michigan State University.

Becky Dewey

Broker
Becky Dewey

Broker

With over 20 years’ experience and having worked with 2 Independent offices plus a large franchise, Becky began her career with RE/MAX in 1998.  In 2006 after 10 years of managing a RE/MAX office along with listing and selling, she relocated to SW Florida and knew that the only option for her was to find the best RE/MAX office in the area.  In 2006 she began working with RE/MAX Anchor Realty, and has enjoyed helping in the expansion of the company.  In 2007, Becky received the award of Florida Region Manager of the Year. She looks forward for many more years of serving the best agents in the industry.

Chelsea Cook

Office Manager
Chelsea Cook

Office Manager

Cheryl Riordan

Office Manager
Cheryl Riordan

Office Manager

Colleen DeFranco

Rental Assistant
Colleen DeFranco

Rental Assistant

Karen Peeples

Rental Specialist
Karen Peeples

Rental Specialist

Mindy Star

Office Manager
Mindy Star

Office Manager

Paige Major

Office Manager
Paige Major

Office Manager

Bill Filbin

Realtor
Bill Filbin

Realtor

239-370-8118

Brenda Hartman

Realtor
Brenda Hartman

Realtor

Chris Sullivan

Realtor
Chris Sullivan

Realtor

Dale Glon

Realtor
Dale Glon

Realtor

Donna Kittle

Realtor
Donna Kittle

Realtor

Gregg Hanifin

Realtor, Infoman
Gregg Hanifin

Realtor, Infoman

(239) 253-7722

Joe Contarino

Realtor
Joe Contarino

Realtor

Kathy Pierce

Realtor
Kathy Pierce

Realtor

239-260-3506

Katie Wilkins

Realtor
Katie Wilkins

Realtor

Linda Sandlin

Realtor
Linda Sandlin

Realtor

Lisa Bushnell

Realtor
Lisa Bushnell

Realtor

Michael & Susan Bates

Realtor
Michael & Susan Bates

Realtor

Michael Boland

Realtor
Michael Boland

Realtor

Michael O’Rourke

Realtor
Michael O’Rourke

Realtor

Nancy Meyers

Realtor
Nancy Meyers

Realtor

Pat Wilkins

Realtor
Pat Wilkins

Realtor

Rick Hanscom

Realtor
Rick Hanscom

Realtor

Tammi Vance

Realtor
Tammi Vance

Realtor

Diane Beattie

Realtor
Diane Beattie

Realtor

Monica McCarthy

Realtor
Monica McCarthy

Realtor

Jim & Kathy Murdoch

Realtor
Jim & Kathy Murdoch

Realtor

Peggy Kissinger

Director Of Finance: Senior Comptroller
Peggy Kissinger

Director Of Finance: Senior Comptroller

Peggy has dedicated forty plus years to fine-tuning and perfecting her accounting and business skills.  Her broad background evolved around relocating many times as her husband’s corporate career dictated.  It provided her experience in Corporate Business Accounting, Construction Accounting, Real Estate Accounting, Advertising Accounting, Bank Financial Services, Financial Management, Corporate Management along with Self Employed Business Accounting firms.

Peggy and her husband have two sons and four beautiful grandchildren, where she becomes “Nana” at every opportunity.  She has been heard saying “ If I had known how great Grandchildren are, I would have had them first!”

Charles Brennan

Director Of Finance: Comptroller
Charles Brennan

Director Of Finance: Comptroller

Charles started working for RE/MAX Anchor in 2015, at the Marina Park Location as an Office Manager.  After earning his Bachelor ‘s degree in Business Management and a minor in accounting at Florida South Western, he was promoted to the accounting department, working under the comptroller Peggy Kissinger. Charles has a diverse work history including 5 years with the US Navy as a Corpsman where he completed two tours in Iraq.  After being honorably discharged he then worked at United HealthCare as a Workflow Supervisor.

Magi Broderick

Director Of Property Management Finance: Comptroller
Magi Broderick

Director Of Property Management Finance: Comptroller

Magi has been working at RE/MAX Anchor for 7 years. She has over 25 years in Property Management Accounting. She earned her degree in Computer Operations & Programming back when computers were only found in large companies. One of her many passions is art, and she had her own business for 13 years, painting murals and Tromp L’oeil. Her current passion after work is her beautiful granddaughter.

Gina Bannan Stapleton

Director Of Operations, Education, & Training
Gina Bannan Stapleton

Director Of Operations, Education, & Training

With more than 30 years of education and executive director experience, Gina has been immersed in the development, leadership, and training corporate industry throughout South West Florida.  Her career prior to joining RE/MAX includes being a CEO and Executive Director for programs in profit and non-profit agencies including the YMCA, Charlotte County Parks and Recreation, Anheuser Busch Wellness and Training division, plus owner of an athletic education training facility for over 20 years.  Gina’s path then led into the Real Estate industry over seeing a local Real Estate brokerage along with development & training agents.  She has been an educator and speaker at local & national events since 1991.  She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s in Education plus a Master’s in Business Administration.  In addition to her executive career, Gina serves on several local boards throughout community as a volunteer.

Yvette Benarroch

Realtor
Yvette Benarroch

Realtor

Barbara Confer

Realtor
Barbara Confer

Realtor

Michael Confer

Realtor
Michael Confer

Realtor

Susan Heilig

Realtor
Susan Heilig

Realtor

John Heilig

Realtor
John Heilig

Realtor

David Johnson

David Johnson

Bronwyn Jones

Realtor
Bronwyn Jones

Realtor

Craig Jones

Realtor
Craig Jones

Realtor

Uli Reiss

Realtor

Alan Sandlin

Realtor
Alan Sandlin

Realtor

Christine Waldren

Realtor
Christine Waldren

Realtor

Jennifer Drake

Realtor
Jennifer Drake

Realtor

239-970-5337

Breanna Lindberg

Assistant
Breanna Lindberg

Assistant

Megan Israel

Assistant
Megan Israel

Assistant

Tracy Taylor

Assistant
Tracy Taylor

Assistant

Dana Harman

Assistant
Dana Harman

Assistant

Michael Seigfriend

Realtor
Michael Seigfriend

Realtor

Paul Holm

Realtor
Paul Holm

Realtor

John Nicholas

Realtor
John Nicholas

Realtor

Janette Bosetin

Realtor
Janette Bosetin

Realtor

Beth D’Amico

Recruiter to Executive Leadership
Beth D’Amico

Recruiter to Executive Leadership