Lesley is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and the Vanderbilt Beach Community Association.
Lesley Garlock, founder and Director of Sales and Rentals at family owned South Bay Realty, is highly regarded by industry peers as being among the regions competitive elite of luxury real estate professionals. Under Lesley's direction, South Bay along with her own personal brand has sustained substantial year-over-year growth for the past decade and a half giving way to multiple merger opportunities in recent years. Although these opportunities were flattering, very few fit the 'family oriented' principles that South Bay was founded upon and determined to keep-that is, until Lesley met William Raveis.
As a multiple-decades old family business in its own right, William Raves too was seeking expansion through merger within Southwest Florida and in particular, the Naples market. The match was a perfect fit for each company. Now enjoying post-merger success in a family way, South Bay Realty has transition to become William Raveis Real Estate-South Bay Team. The uplift in brand affiliation for Lesley and team now extends well beyond William Raveis to include Christies International, Luxury Portfolio International and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.
To no one's surprise, shortly after the merger was complete in late 2017, Lesley earned the Luxury Property Specialist designation at William Raveis along with several other honorary awards. Her seamless segue from South Bay's Director of Sales and Rentals to William Raveis-South Bay Team leader and mentor was now complete.
Throughout her career in a highly competitive market fraught with extreme highs and lows, Lesley has consistently shown that dedication and adaptability truly does ensure exceeding customer expectation. Through years of passion for the business and care for each client, Lesley has amassed an 'A' list roster of repeat clientele. Her depth of professional network coupled with an ever increasing sense of community has provided a unique client-centric tool set-one that elevates the exposure of client listings and facilitate fast paced and smooth effortless transactions.
Individual achievements aside, South Bay Realty, and now the South Bay Team of William Raveis steady growth is a direct result of Lesley's 'lead by example' philosophy of management. Having walked the walk as a successful individual contributor has earned her the respect and admiration of each and every associate past and present. Lesley's perfected skill set as a tough, fair minded negotiator backed by a wealth of unparalleled market knowledge has proven to be the arsenal required in cultivating the motivating force she has so rigorously pursued throughout her career.
Ms. Garlock's founding vision for South Bay Realty was and continues to be under the William Raveis brand, consistent delivery of the utmost in customer service-service that has come to be an essential ingredient with Southwest Florida's discerning base of buyers, sellers and investors.