Karen Makowski

    Karen Makowski

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    Oh do I know a thing or two about the experience of moving! Len and I moved into 9 homes in 5 states over the course of my executive banking career while raising our 3 daughters.
    I am so happy to call Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties my newest home and have Fred Elliott a broker for 40 years as my coach! Let me help you sell your home and find your next perfect home. Utilizing the world class assets of Coldwell Banker, I promise to make your Florida real estate experience a beach breeze!
    As a lifelong devotee of client experience and care, I served on the client boards of Deluxe Check Printers, American Express, and Abrigo. I created and managed the client service experience at two of my banks. Let me take care of you.
    Hailing from Buffalo, New York I held executive positions at Chemung Canal Trust, Key Bank, Wachovia and SunTrust. Here in Southwest Florida, I was founder and inaugural CEO of Panther Community Bank, now First Integrity Bank in Naples. My finance, lending and client service banking expertise makes me the perfect partner for leading you on a path to find your next home or selling the home you have created.
    Community service is in my DNA so I have served 80+ nonprofits in multiple states. Yes, that is a lot of United Ways, Charities and Chambers! I am a member of the International Women's Forum, and past President of our Vermont chapter. I was the first recipient of the Athena Award in Buffalo and received the Canisius College Distinguished Alumni award.
    We first moved to Florida in 2006 and have owned a happy place on Fort Myers Beach ever since. After early retirement from Chemung Canal Trust in 2020, we moved to Portico in Fort Myers for our next chapter. I am an avid reader, puzzler, yoga student and newbie orchid gardener. Fortunately, there are classes and clubs forming all the time in Portico. We love the Portico community and have found new friends abound. Let me help you sell or buy your home to begin your next chapter!

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    Overall star rating: 5.0
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    Vincent and Susan gave Karen 5 stars out of 5
    Above and beyond my expectations. Karen stayed in touch with me throughout the entire process.

    My Community Involvement

    • International Womens Forum: member since 1995 SunCoast IWF: member since 2006 Rotary Club volunteer

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