John Yates - Sarasota Realtor
As a Sarasota native, John brings a unique perspective of the area, as well as a deep and
intricate knowledge of its culture, neighborhoods, and history. After graduating from the
University of Florida with a degree in Finance, he began a successful career in sales and sales
management in the medical device industry, most notably as a National Sales Director.
After years of corporate structure and travel, John decided to bring his executive experience
along with his strong business development, relationship building, and negotiation skills back
home to the Sarasota and Manatee real estate markets. Growing up with a real estate broker
father certainly helped.
John’s passion is boating and fishing the local waters. He is an avid Cross-fitter and enjoys
dining at the many local restaurants our coast has to offer. John spends his spare time with his
family anchored off a sandy beach or at one of the many small islands between Anna Maria and