Charles “Chip” Shumway and Patricia “Tricia” Raynor Join Gulf Coast International Properties as Luxury Real Estate Agent Team

Posted by Eric Sommerton — May 21, 2013

1369159717NAPLES, FL - Gulf Coast International Properties (GCIP), the leading boutique, luxury real estate firm in southwest Florida, today announced the hiring of seasoned real estate agents and Realtors® Chip Shumway and Tricia Raynor as luxury agents.

“Local knowledge of the real estate market is a driving force behind our industry leading sales figures since we opened in 2009,” said GCIP Principal Timothy Savage. “The team of Chip Shumway and Tricia Raynor will bolster the knowledge-base shared among our agents — and pouring a good glass of wine is always a hit among our clientele,” added Savage.

Shumway is a lifelong Naples resident with real estate in his blood. Following in his father's footsteps, a Naples real estate developer, Chip has had a lifelong love of Naples luxury real estate and the development of Collier county. A resident of Aqualane Shores since 1997, Chip owned and operated several successful restaurants on trendy 5th Avenue South. An avid outdoorsman, boater and sailor with a passion for Naples and great food and wine, Shumway is driven to provide clients the finer aspects of what Naples has to offer.

Tricia Raynor grew up in South Carolina and has a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Presbyterian College. After completing graduate work under full stipend in biochemistry at Georgia Tech, her desire to engage with people brought her out of the labs and into a successful career in the wine industry where she spent nearly a decade selling wine to many of Manhattan’s top restaurants. Raynor moved with her family from New York City to Naples in 2006. Tricia and her husband, Ryan, a Naples native, have three children who attend Seagate Elementary and Moorings Preschool.

About Gulf Coast International Properties

Gulf Coast International Properties (GCIP) is a boutique, luxury real estate firm in southwest Florida and is the sales leader in luxury real estate in this region. GCIP takes an unrivaled, teamwork approach to helping clients buy and sell real estate. This approach made GCIP the leader in Port Royal sales in 2011 and 2012 and the leader in Naples beachfront and Old Naples sales in 2012. Our dedicated staff of professionals has hundreds of satisfied clients and has accomplished more than $1 billion in sales. Serving as luxury real estate advisors, the GCIP team ensures the best chance of buying or selling a luxury home or investment property. GCIP provides clients with access to a world-class marketing program that combines traditional print marketing with exclusive events and state-of-the-art, online strategies that connect buyers and sellers globally. As a locally owned and operated firm, every GCIP agent has a vested interest in perpetuating the exclusive and luxurious reputation held by Naples and its residents. GCIP is the regional representative for LuxuryRealEstate.com worldwide and consistently recognized by Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate. Visit www.gcipnaples.com for more information.

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