Brett Ellis

Brett Ellis

About. . . Brett Ellis

Brett attended Illinois State University from 1983-88 where he studied corporate finance, world markets, law, advanced financial theory, short-term capital management, economics, accounting and real estate. In 1988 Brett earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and also received a minor in Business Administration.

Brett began selling real estate in 1988 when he joined his mother Sande Ellis to form The Ellis Team. The Ellis Team consistently closes over 400 properties each year and is the Top Residential Real Estate Sales Team in Lee County, Florida. They are also consistently in the Top 100 agents in the country and the Top 100 agents out of 118453 agents in 63 countries worldwide.

Brett primarily lists and negotiates contracts, as well as oversees the team’s technology functions including Internet marketing and website creation and innovation. The Ellis Team has nine licensed agents and three full-time assistants working together.

Brett is an accomplished author publishing a monthly Series on Real Estate Topics. He is also a well known national speaker focusing on Marketing Real Estate with Today’s Technology. Brett has hosted a Television Show – Using the Internet to Market Real Estate. Brett is a widely listened to Radio Show Host featured on the weekly radio program “The Future of Real Estate” centering on local and national real estate trends and topics and fields question on a listener call-in.

B.S. Illinois State university- Finance
Howard Brinton Star
Allen Hainge Cyber Star
RE/MAX Hall of Fame
RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award
RE/MAX Chairman’s Club
Who’s Who in Residential Real Estate – North America
E-Pro Internet Professional
Finance Committee, Fort Myers Association of Realtors
Professional Standards Committee, Fort Myers Association of Realtors
CRS – Certified residential Specialist
GRI – Graduate of Realtors Institute
Dale Carnegie Graduate – Sales
Real Estate Marketing University Graduate


National Association of Realtors
Florida Association of Realtors
Fort Myers Association of Realtors
Realtors National Marketing Institute
Business Achievements

* Author- Monthly Published Series on Real Estate Topics
* National Speaker- Marketing Real Estate with Today’s Technology
* Television Show Host- Using the Internet to Market Real Estate
* Radio Show Host- Real Estate Topics and listener call-in
* Worldwide Internet Marketing Expert- Brett has appeared on RSN Satellite Network (Train agents worldwide on how to use the Internet effectively to market real estate)
* Convention Speaker- numerous RE/MAX International Conventions

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RE/MAX Realty Group
7910 Summerlin Lakes Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33907
239.489.4042 ~ 800.860.4042 ~ 239.489.0281 (fax)

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"To be the best that we can be, To have fun, To make a difference." Our mission statement is simple and to the point, and is the essence of what we do everyday. To expand upon our philosophy, we also work to educate our customers, inform them of all their options, and help them sort out which option is best for them. We study the market in great detail, not only the SW Florida real estate market, but also other markets and other factors that could influence your options in SW Florida, and weigh them against the opportunities you may have somewhere else. We know the inventory. As a seller, it's important to price your property correctly so you can compete favorably to get your property sold. As a buyer, it's important to know that you're buying a property that not only works for you, but also is priced fairly. We'll work hard to protect your interests. News organizations come to us to find out what's going on in SW Florida real estate. As a client of the Ellis Team, you'll get that same expert advice and analysis in real-time. Don't wait to find out after the fact what's happening in real estate. When you're buying or selling real estate in the Fort Myers Cape Coral Florida area, you'll have up to date knowledge working for you brought to you by top agents in Florida, so you can make the best decision possible. The Ellis Team looks forward to helping you with your dreams.