Ricardo “Ric” Ruiz del Vizo is the Managing Director of the Sarasota and Manatee Commercial Division for Keller Williams Commercial. Ric is also the Team Lead for Optimus Commercial Real Estate Investment Advisors. Ric is experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate sales and leasing, with a strong emphasis in net leased investment acquisitions and dispositions, as well as 1031 exchange transactions. Ric is a CCIM candidate, member of the International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC), member of the Sarasota/Manatee Board of Realtors, Florida State Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and Commercial Investment Division (CID). Mr. Ruiz del Vizo has multiple real estate designations and is currently seeking his Masters Degree in International Relations with Saint Leo University. Ric is also the Founder and CEO of Agents Armor LLC, a real estate safety and technology company. He is an accomplished commercial broker who , in his past, has served his country an community honorably as a veteran police officer of 22 years and combat military veteran of multiple high intensity conflicts across the globe.
Brett Kaplan has lived on the Suncoast for 28 years. The son of a real estate investor, his familiarity and knowledge with real estate in Gulf Coast area makes him readily available to help you with all of your real estate requirements. Kaplan has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Telecommunication: News and most recently worked at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex as the Director of Media Relations and Marketing. During his time at the ice rink, Kaplan learned to utilize and take advantage of the various marketing approaches, including the most cutting edge and social media. His background in marketing and media relations provide him the tools to expose your property to the widest possible range of qualified buyers. Kaplan has excelled in everything he’s done, will listen to you, and work tirelessly on your behalf. Kaplan is a licensed Florida REALTOR® and member of the Commercial Investment Division (CID).