Deborah Beacham Joins Michael Saunders & Company


SARASOTA, Florida—(December 17, 2008)—Deborah Beacham, a consistent top-producer in Southwest Florida’s luxury real estate market, has joined Michael Saunders & Company as an associate in the company’s Longboat Key South office.  Beacham was previously with Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, where her 2007 volume exceeded $25 million.  She brings nine listings to the company valued at more than $30 million.

DeborahBeachamProfilePhotoA native of Jackson, Mississippi who lived and worked in Washington, D.C. before moving to Florida, Beacham attended the University of Southern Mississippi on a music scholarship.  Currently she ranks among the top ten percent of Realtors® in the Sarasota MLS; having sold some of the most important properties on its highly sought-after barrier islands.  She attributes her professional success to a combination of skills that includes knowledge of the market, a strong web presence, talented negotiating skills, tenacity and—above all—her personal integrity.  In addition, her marketing brochures have consistently won top local advertising awards; and her Web site,, has been recognized by the Florida Association of Realtors as one of the state’s top-ten agent Web sites.  Her high profile Internet presence has attracted buyers from around the world to preview her listings.

Deborah manages to find time to be active in Sarasota’s charitable and arts communities.  She is the immediate past president of the board of directors of Key Chorale, Sarasota’s symphonic chorus; and is a member of the Sarasota County Arts Council.  She also proudly supports Habitat for Humanity, Second Chance Last Opportunity and REALTORS® FOR Kids of United Way.

She and her husband Walton have been full-time residents of Casey Key since 1994. About Michael Saunders & Company: Now in its fourth decade of service to Southwest Florida, Michael Saunders & Company has grown from a single small office into a network of 16 full-service offices—with more than 500 professionally trained associates and 200 staff members.  Powerful world-wide affiliations—including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio, Christie’s Great Estates, the European Real Estate Network (EREN) and Mayfair International Realty extend the company’s message to qualified buyers globally, ensuring the broadest possible exposure for our properties.

Michael Saunders & Company is ranked as the 75th largest brokerage in the nation in the 2008 Power Broker Report  compiled by RIS Media, the and is included among the 35 most influential Realtors in luxury real estate. 

Customers of Michael Saunders & Company are assured of a comprehensive array of real estate services that will address every need and exceed all expectations.  These services include commercial sales and leasing through the company’s Commercial Division, along with mortgage loan origination and full title and closing services.  MSC Mortgage provides a full array of mortgage products through its partner, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; while the expert team at MSC Title includes title examiners, processors, and closers dedicated to building on the reputation of Michael Saunders & Company for unequalled service and solutions.  Backed by the underwriting strength of First American Title and Chicago title, MSC Title provides peace of mind by assuring that a buyer’s new property is free of liens and title defects.  The award-winning MSC Relocation Division provides corporations with a wide range of relocation services to smooth the transition and assure immediate employee productivity in the new environment.

At Michael Saunders & Company, ours is a company-wide commitment to enrich the lives and culture of the communities we serve.  Each year, the company makes significant contributions to more than 75 charitable, educational and cultural institutions throughout the region.  These include Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota, Junior Achievement, Child Protection Center, The Dyslexia Foundation, Florida Studio Theater, Mote Marine Laboratory, Westcoast Black Theater Troupe, Manatee County Schools Foundation, Manatee Community College, University of South Florida Foundation, Education Foundation of Sarasota County, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Community Foundation of Sarasota.

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