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With over 45 years of combined real estate experience, we have knowledge and expertise in the Real Estate Residential, Commercial, Mortgage, Construction and Finance industries.

President | Broker

Mark Forney has been in the Real Estate, Mortgage, Construction, and Finance Industries for over thirty years in the Tampa Bay Area. Mr. Forney has written and negotiated over One Hundred Fifty Million in Real Estate Transactions in the last five years alone and has built or re-modeled many homes.

Mr. Forney is the Managing Partner of Mark Forney, LLC and Forney Development. The companies concentrate on new construction of single-family homes and remodels in the Tampa Bay area. Mr. Forney is responsible for the company management, growth, real estate, and building supervision.

As President of Custom Affordability, Inc., a Real Estate Development Company, he was responsible of the overall company management and growth. The development company was an affordable home building company specializing in working with the Cities to bring affordable housing to the lower income areas. The company also built small commercial and Custom Homes, the last being a two million dollar waterfront in Tampa. Mr. Forney was also the managing partner of Salt River Construction, LLC and Salt River Plumbing, LLC

Mr. Forney has lived in the Tampa Bay Area for all of his Adult life. Mr. Forney has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Finance.

Licensed Real Estate Sales Person
Tampa Native, Ms. Guagliardo began her real estate career in 1990 working with her mother Angela Guagliardo. She began in general real estate sales, helping both buyers and sellers throughout Tampa, with special expertise in luxury homes throughout the greater bay area.Ms. Guagliardo's knowledge and expertise has allowed her to work through the great recession of 2008-2011 developing an excellent foundation and skill set to navigate through the market’s many cycles. Innovative marketing techniques combined with 24 years of experience in the Tampa market, allow for her continued success. Ms. Guagliardo has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration/ Management.
Administrative Assistant/ Realtor

Michele is a determined Administrative Assistant dedicated to detail and committed to excellence. She had begun her Real Estate Career in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant in the Real Estate Industry and received her Real Estate License in 2017. Her duties of administrative assistant go well beyond customer service, organizing, filing, scheduling, implementing new systems, working with vendors, writing and reviewing contracts, and working with high volume real estate teams. Michele also has acquired 28 years of experience as an owner and independent contractor in Administrative, Sales and Marketingcapacitiesin the service industry.

She has experience with marketing, sales, administrative, listing assistant, showing assistant, property management, data entry, managing & helping top agents, open houses events, transaction, and vendor coordinating.

In addition to her work schedule, she also serves on as Board of Director for Claritas House Outreach Ministry Inc. for 7 years helping homeless children and their families that have fallen on hard times and reside on the streets, motels, in cars or multiple-family dwellings providing groceries, shelter, and other necessities to live a productive life. Working in the marketing department has not only helped to brand the non-profit but bring in financial funds for the non-profit.

License Community Association Manager/ Realtor

Alarico “Al” Fernandez is a Realtor and a License Community Association Manager. Al grew up in Tampa graduating from Jesuit High School. Al is also a graduate of Duke University with an AB in Chemistry.

After working for Ikon Office Solutions selling copier systems, Al started his sales career in Medical Sales/Marketing in 1995 in South Florida. In 2005 Al transitioned to his Real Estate and Property Management career in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area successfully dealing in the condominium market and becoming the Broker of Record for two boutique brokerages in Aventura and Brickell. Al moved back to the Tampa Bay area in 2011 and has worked in Property Management and Real Estate.

Al’s specialties are the condominium sales and marketing process as well as the investor market and Real Estate rehabbing process. Great with analytics, let Al Fernandez work smart for you!

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