Broker / Owner
Brad has become well-known and respected for his high level of integrity, and ability to maintain his easy going nature combined with his serious focus to his clients and the profession. In addition, he is an officially licensed real estate professional, holding licenses with the International National Association of Realtors, Roatan Realtors Association, Multiple Listing Service (MLS), and CANABIRH, he is well-versed and highly experienced with the local real estate market, including the legalities involved in buying, owning, and selling properties, as well as doing business in Honduras.
Brad first visited and began investing in Utila in 2002; relocating year-round to Utila in early 2005. Upon moving to the island, Brad purchased and managed the popular Bundu Café and continued to invest in properties in the rapidly growing real estate market. At that time, Brad also saw a clear need for an educated, ethical, and professional real estate agent on the island, which prompted him to pursue his licensing and subsequent affiliation Utila Realty. When the business later became available for sale, Brad bought out the company, and continues to work the business full time, hands-on and directly with his clients, as well as continues to be active in the Utila real estate market personally.
Prior to arriving in Utila, Brad worked for the United States National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) a Marine Biologist for over 10 years in Hawai’i, the Pacific Region and Alaska, focusing on marine mammal policy issues and remote island field biology. During his tenure there, he was also the Marine Mammal Stranding and Oil Spill Response Coordinators, involved with the management and coordination of large scale responses and logistics involving biologists, government, and the local community.
Jennie is originally from Washington State, USA and first arrived in Utila by sailboat in the early 90s. Like many, she fell in love with the simplicity of life and people of Utila and never left! Jennie is known and loved by so many people in Utila as her warm personality and kind heart are cherished. Jennie has a long background in management and customer service. She worked as an office manager at the Utila Lodge for 7 years and managed a few different restaurants in Utila for a total of 4 1/2 years. She has been with us at Utila Realty since May 2012. Jennie handles most of the administrative responsiblities and is always willing to help with anything you may need! She is a bright spot in our office and we hope to have her for years to come!
Jennifer is from Southern Ontario, Canada and has lived in Utila since February 2008. She originally came to Utila to scuba dive and relax after taking a break from traveling and living around the world to complete her post-secondary education.
Jennifer has been with Utila Realty since January 2013, quickly becoming a valuable asset to the team. She enjoys assisting Brad and helping clients with their real estate needs. The laid-back, beautiful island of Utila has become the place she has chosen to call home with her husband and two young sons. Jennifer hopes to see the island of Utila develop in a sustainable way and maintain the charm that attracts visitors from around the world and tempts them into making it their home as well.