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Kelly Parks

Kelly Parks began selling real estate in 2001 in Michigan where she quickly rose to the top of her profession. She received the Rookie of the Year award that year and has continued to be a top producer, most recently being named one of America’s Best Real Estate Agents by Real Trends report. In her 15 years of experience she successfully navigated the market crash of 2008 in one of the hardest hit areas. After moving her business and her family to Florida in 2011, Kelly has been thriving in the Greater Tampa Bay area ever since. Kelly Parks now leads a dynamic team of agents who provide expertise across 4 counties. In 2016 the Kelly Parks Team sold over $40 million & over 200 homes. Kelly is very hands on in all of her transactions and can always be reached which is one reason why she is so successful. She treats her clients how she would want to be treated, to ensure they only receive the best experience when buying or selling with the Kelly Parks Team!

Janice Tuffy

Originally from New Jersey, Janice moved to Florida in 1990. Janice worked in the insurance industry, then moved into the field of medical software. In 1999 she left the workforce and became a stay-at-home mom. After spending 13 years at home caring for her 2 children, with one having special needs which required her constant attention, it was time to do something for Janice. She always loved real estate and decided that she was ready for a new career. Janice says it’s everything she hoped it would be, and more. We are blessed to have her on our team, she is sharp, witty, extremely customer focused, and very driven to achieve success. She will go the extra mile to make sure her clients are happy and has the same attitude with her team which makes her a perfect fit!

Frank Tuffy

I moved into real estate, recently joining my wife Janice as part of the Kelly Parks Team. Over the past few years, I have witnessed first hand the happiness and sense of accomplishment my wife receives from helping families achieve their life long dream of home ownership. So after 29 years in the financial industry, I have decided to join this team so that I too, may help make your dreams come true. I am originally from New York, relocating to the area in 1990. I have a wealth of knowledge about the Tampa Bay area, having raised two children and navigating through the local school systems. On top of this I bring my experience from the financial industry. Along with that experience comes the discipline to meet deadlines, work extremely hard, work smart, and most importantly, provide excellent customer service. I am a big believer in giving back to the community. I spend my spare time coaching youth ice hockey and as a soccer coach for youth with disabilities. I have also served as President of the Board of the Epilepsy Services Foundation as well as on the Education Committee for the GLUT1 Deficiency Foundation. I have been the recipient multiple times of the President’s Volunteer Service Award. My promise to you is that I will display my passion, knowledge and work ethic every day to ensure the most positive experience for you.

Michele Strong

Originally from Illinois, Michele has resided in the Countryside/Palm Harbor since 1994. Michele has spent over 5 years as a successful professional realtor in the greater Tampa Bay area specializing in residential real estate in Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Countryside, Dunedin, and the area Beaches. Michele currently resides in the downtown Palm Harbor area with her three children. Michele will prepare your home for sale, pricing your home appropriately, marketing it effectively, and going through the inspection process. Michele’s philosophy is providing the very best service, Putting My Clients First. Michele is a valued member of The Kelly Parks Team. Please call Michele for all of your real estate needs.

Bruce Sherwood

As a 35-year-long transplant from Los Angeles to Tampa Bay in 1980, Bruce is 3rd-Generation in real estate– licensed as an Agent in 1995, and licensed as a Broker in 1999.With real estate in his blood since he was born, and since his childhood years, Bruce’s grandfather was a major commercial Land Developer in southern California; his father is a former real estate Attorney, and his mother is a former longtime real estate Broker. Having operated his own multi-office real estate firm in the past for nearly 10 years, Bruce’s professional experience includes general real estate sales, consulting & negotiation-troubleshooting, property management, and land/property development in both residential and commercial real estate. Further, (and also) having been licensed in Insurance since 2008, Bruce’s decades of real estate, combined with his years of local commercial insurance experience, gives him unique abilities and insights into your real estate transaction. From “entry-level”, to high-end multi-million-dollar properties, whether you are a new buyer looking for your first home, or a savvy & experienced homebuyer or investor, call on Bruce J. Sherwood, to be your first choice in providing the utmost in professional assistance, and to represent you with your real estate purchase or sale.

Theresa Corchado

A year ago I made South Tampa my new home when I moved to Florida for a new beginning. Originally from Puerto Rico, I was raised in New Jersey and later moved to North Carolina. Now I come to Tampa looking for a place where I can grow individually and professionally. Going into the Real Estate industry has always been a dream of mine. I have the passion, dedication, and enthusiasm to succeed in this industry and will make sure my clients have the best transaction possible! I am the agent that goes the extra mile, even when the going gets tough. Most importantly, I want to be sure my future clients are happy during this potentially stressful time and will provide a great experience in their home buying journey. My past experience helped me prepare for fast paced dynamic situations and working well under pressure. I’ve learned to value the importance of great customer service and communication. I became a Realtor because I want to have the genuine satisfaction of knowing I was an important part of my client’s home buying experience.

Tondrea Haddly

Tondrea was born and raised in Miami Florida. She received her degree in Telecommunications from the University of Florida and worked as an elementary school teacher for 3 years until deciding to take a leap of faith and pursue a career in real estate. She had been drawn to the profession for years and after making Tampa her home she decided it was time to realize her potential as a Real Estate Agent.
Tondrea takes pride in providing her buyers the best experience possible and will do what it takes to find the perfect property that meets the need of each unique client. She is eager to exceed the expectations of everyone she works with and will surely be your greatest asset when buying your new home!

Kaylee Schmidt

Kaylee is a Tampa native who moved back to the area after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Her organization and attention to detail makes her perfectly suited to an administrative career in Real Estate. Kaylee processes deals from contract to close and works on both buyer and seller transactions. She makes sure that all our our clients have a pleasant experience with the Kelly Parks Team and minimizes the stress that buying or selling a home can bring. Kaylee has 5 years of administrative experience, working in both Real Estate and the Insurance industry.

​Nand Menghrajani, P.E Realtor

Nand is a registered Professional Engineer who moved to Florida from North Carolina in 2013. Nand has several years of experience in design, construction, project and resources management where he monitored and controlled the finances and budgets. Nand is a very detail oriented person which makes him excellent for all the very important aspects of real estate whether helping buyers, sellers, or investors, he will thoroughly guide them through the process. Nand is here to provide all with dedicated, personalized, professional, and trustworthy services, that will meet and exceed expectations while getting his clients the best return on their investment.

Kylie Parks, Realtor

Kylie Parks grew up in Michigan and moved to Florida in 2011. Daughter of Kelly Parks, Kylie has grown up around Real Estate for 17 years and is excited to enter into the family business. In 2017 she graduated from the University of South Florida with her Bachelor’s degree. She lives with her husband and son in Tampa and is starting her career as a full time Realtor. Having played volleyball throughout college Kylie is a hardworking team player who has the skills necessary to be successful in this industry. She can offer her clients a Realtor who is dedicated to helping them find their dream home.