Meet Our Team

COASTLINE WEST REALTY OF FLORIDA BROKERS AND REALTORS

Rebecca Samler

Rebecca has been a Licensed Real Estate agent in Florida since 1994, and loves working with her customers. Rebecca is a fourth generation Floridian, and has lived in Bradenton, on Florida’s west coast, since 1976. Rebecca’s goal is to provide her customers with superior customer service through honesty, hard work and integrity. She has achieved the distinction of being a Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction Real Estate Agent, as recognized by Sarasota Magazine, every year since 2006.

Tracy Abrahamson

Tracy has lived most of her life in the San Diego area, moving to Bradenton in 2015. She worked in the Public Accounting field for ten years, and has also worked as a Registered Nurse, specializing in hospice care, for many years. Tracy has extensive experience working with the elderly.

Tracy enjoys living in close proximity to the water, and also enjoys fishing and boating with her husband. They are proud owners of their pet dog, Gus and cat, Felix.

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Chip has held a Florida Real Estate Broker’s License since 1992, and also holds an active Florida Home Inspector’s License.

He is married, with four children, and has lived in the Bradenton area since 1977. Brooks worked at IMG Tennis Academy for 37 years as a coach and Director of the Tennis Academy, coaching ten number one ranked ATP and WTA players over that span.

Mary Cross

Mary hails from Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has lived on Florida's Suncoast for many years. In addition to working as a Realtor, Mary also works at her family's business, Cross Surveying (formerly Global Surveying). Mary is married to husband, Robert, and has two sons, Dalton and Kyle. She has a strong knowledge of our area and provides excellent service to all of her customers.

Billy Evans

Billy is a native of Macon, GA, moving to Bradenton in 2001. He is an active, 50-year member of the Georgia Bar, and was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1968. Billy was a member of the Georgia State Legislature from 1969-1976, and also of the U.S. Congress from 1977-1983. He worked as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. from 1983-2008, and is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Dunn-Edwards Paint Manufacturing Corporation. Billy's hobbies include golfing and fishing.

Rennie Evans

Rennie hails from LaCrosse, WI, and lived many years in Los Angeles, CA. While in LA, she was involved in the designing and leasing of large-scale rental complexes. Rennie has also remodeled and decorated numerous homes in California, Florida, and also an historic townhouse in Washington, DC. In recent years, she has professionally staged many homes as they have gone on the market for sale. Her personal, fully-renovated Bradenton residence was recently featured in the prestigious Entre Nous Tour of Homes. Rennie brings to the table an eye for detail, knowledge of construction, a natural bend to customer service, and much enthusiasm. In her off time, she can be found enjoying her Pekingese pup, Gizmo.

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Pattie has extensive business experience, including working as Broker/Owner of Gaw Realty Services and also at AT&T. While at Gaw Realty, Pattie and her team were the number one Real Estate company in Celebration, Florida. Pattie was also voted as one of the top ten Brokers in the Orlando, Florida area.

Kevin Hart

Kevin is originally from Mansfield, Ohio and moved to Bradenton in 1991. He is a graduate of Kentucky Christian University, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Business. Kevin has also worked for FedEx for over twenty years.

In his spare time, Kevin is an avid hunter, hiker and fisherman.

Linda Lidster

Linda has been a Chief Building Inspector for a Southern California jurisdiction and has worked in all phases of project management and construction inspection for hotels, high rises, homes, condominium projects, as well as for the aerospace industry and a Chevron refinery. Linda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Building Inspection Technology. Linda has also been a real estate investor in single family homes and multi-family properties – a landlord and property manager for over 20 years. In her free time, Linda and her husband are long-distance boaters, most recently embarking on a 6,000-mile trek known as “The Great Loop.”

Alma Rivera

In 1983, Alma began investing in Real Estate and since has performed many successful Real Estate transactions. Alma brings her professional skills in Marketing and Advertising to her listings. These skills, combined with her expert use of internet tools and careful market analysis, make it possible for her to create powerful property marketing strategies that sell her listings faster than the competition.

Dave Samler

Dave has worked in the Real Estate business since 2011. Prior to this, he worked in the Education field for 34 years, primarily as an Athletic Director, Head Baseball Coach, Physical Education Teacher, and Math Teacher. While an Athletic Director, his athletic program was awarded the prestigious 2010 Florida High School Athletic Association’s Fred Rozelle Sportsmanship Award. Dave also served two terms in the FHSAA Representative Assembly and served on the FHSAA Board of Directors as well. Dave has many ties to the community, and greatly enjoys working with people and serves his clients with honesty, hard work, and integrity.

Interested in buying or selling a home in the Bradenton, FL area? Call Us Today! (941) 251-4949 • Email: rebeccasamler@gmail.com