To be the worldwide real estate leader, achieving our goals by helping others achieve theirs. Everybody wins!
The Vision Statement
Quality is the first thing seen; service is the first thing felt; and price is the first thing forgotten. Jay Goltz
The Mission Statement
Customer service should flow smoothly, almost effortlessly. Everything about this business is touched and nourished by how the customer is treated. Service is more than the performance, it is an attitude.
Since becoming a Realtor, Andrew has consistently maintained a multi-million dollar sales volume, increasing his production annually. Being a full time professional, he sells an average of 3-5 units monthly, and has listed and/or sold property from Anna Maria Island to south Venice. He prides himself on his knowledge of the local real estate market, and his ability to help his Local and referral clients nationwide. Andrew has the expertise to fulfill your expectations.
In his real estate career, with Merrill Lynch, Prudential Florida Realty, Key Club Realty, Michael Saunders & Company, Andrew Vac Realty, and RE/MAX, Andrew has trained newly licensed associates in all aspects of real estate, goal setting, self-motivation, and time/stress management. Andrew has taught the Sarasota Association of Realtors Orientation Program since 1990 to all new licensees joining the Association. Being a Dale Carnegie Instructor and with his motivational seminars, he has assisted thousands of individuals in leading a more productive, fulfilling and successful life. He has also taught the Realtor Graduate Realtor Institute Program course, Sales and Marketing since 1992, assisting many realtors in their endeavors. He feels his avocation as a teacher has greatly contributed to his success as an individual and as a Realtor, which has enhanced his customer service and satisfaction.
Locally, he is involved with the community, as past President of the St. Armands Resident Association and past President of the Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Keys Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Sarasota Association of Realtors and current President of the St. Armands Circle Association.
He also serves as a Director on the boards of many local and state charities and community organizations. Andrew believes in giving back to a community that has supported him since 1980, and feels his connection with these groups has established another source of important and affluent clientele.
Andrew continually endeavors to be more knowledgeable, experienced, and skilled, as shown below:
Dale Carnegie Instructor in 1985 to 2005
GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designation in 1989
CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation in 1990
Florida Association of Realtors Instructor in 1992
Florida Association of Realtors Speaker’s Bureau in 1992
Sarasota Board of Realtors Board of Director 1993
Permitted Licensed Instructor in 1994
Broker/Manager Key Club Realty 1994 to 1998
Sarasota Board of Realtors Orientation Instructor 1994 to 2000
Chairman and member of several local Board committees 1988 to 2000
Member of several FAR Board committees & FAR Director 1990 to 2000
Broker/Owner Andrew Vac Realty 1998 to 2002
Broker/Owner RE/MAX Excellence 2002 to 2010
Broker/Associate RE/MAX Alliance Group 2010 to 2015
President of National Awards Florida, Inc. 2010 to present
Matusiak/Vac Real Estate Group 2015 to 2020
- Consultant and Broker Associate at RE/MAX
Born in Athens, Greece in 1952, Andrew was educated in Athens and in West Virginia, where he graduated with a 3.20GPA achieving a BSBA degree in Marketing and Accounting. He has resided on St. Armands Circle since moving to the area, and currently resides on Longboat Key. He enjoys reading, oil painting, water sports, and especially sailing. Previous to his real estate career, he owned and operated restaurants in Greece and West Virginia and was an independent marketing consultant, helping others to achieve their business goals and aspirations. Please contact Andrew to provide real estate service for you your family or business? Referrals are always appreciated and anticipated. Thank you, enjoy and God Bless!
SARASOTA DOWNTOWN OFFICE
46 North Washington Blvd.
Suite #22, Washington Square
Sarasota, FL 34236-5928
LONGBOAT KEY OFFICE
Longboat Key Conference Center
595 Bay Isles Road. Mediterranean Plaze
Longboat Key, FL 34228-3149