The Deborah Ward and Associates Team of Realtors at Charles Rutenberg Realty works in the Tampa Bay area, serving buyers and sellers with a focus that is rarely found in the real estate world! This skilled team of St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Realtors specializes in providing a customer-focused approach and has the knowledge and experience to get you to the closing table!
Deborah Ward, Lead Listing Specialist
Deborah Ward is the team owner and lead listing specialist at Deborah Ward & Associates, Charles Rutenberg Realty, Clearwater, Florida. An Ireland native, Deborah owned and operated several successful businesses with her husband before they won a Visa lottery, allowing them a move to the U.S. to spread their wings in the Sunshine State. Having been in the real estate business for many years, she firmly believes that customers benefit most from a highly educated team format, and is very happy to be with a company that is so supportive of this concept. Deborah is a multi-million dollar producing agent, and shares her knowledge and experience with other Realtors as a Keller Williams certified market center trainer. As our Lead Listing Specialist she ensures that sellers are kept informed and that their property is kept at the forefront of the market. Having benefited from the training of real estate greats, Deborah brings a variety of business expertise and real estate wisdom to the team and her clients.
Doreen Frenier, Transaction Manager
Doreen is originally from Chicago and moved to Clearwater in 1997. Doreen has been actively licensed as a Florida real estate salesperson since 2008 and has many years of experience in the financial services industry including the fields of real estate sales, title and mortgage. Doreen oversees the home buying and selling process during the contract to closing period for all the team’s clients, ensuring that all deadlines are met and details are handled for a stress-free closing.
Tara Jacobsen, Marketing Expert
Tara Jacoben is a nationally recognized real estate marketing speaker (and just happens to be fast friends with our team leader, Deb Ward!) Because of this relationship, we are fortunate to be able to provide our sellers with an amazing internet presence that spans the web, social media and videos! As you know, buyers only come from two places, the internet and other Realtors. With Tara on board we are fortunate to have the internet covered!