The Collins Team


Carolyn and Gary Collins

She’s a people person who came to Sarasota from New York City in 1993. He’s a numbers man who arrived from Virginia (Washington D.C. area) about the same time. She’s a former legal administrator with extensive contract experience. He’s a longtime spec-home builder. She has a marketing background. He’s a fourth generation Floridian.

Together, Carolyn and Gary Collins offer clients a winning combination of market knowledge, building insight and real estate expertise.


Recipients of the Five-Star “Best in Client Satisfaction” Award 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011

Carolyn, a consistent multi-million dollar producer, brings valuable experience in all facets of a real estate transaction, including contracts, disclosures, inspections and negotiations. Gary, with his knowledge of building requirements and business savvy, helps clients evaluate the many decisions involved in buying or selling a home.

They have consistently ranked in the top 6% of licensed real estate associates in the Sarasota Association of Realtors.

Carolyn and Gary have developed urban infill properties in and around downtown Sarasota constructing luxury homes complimenting the existing neighborhoods. Their passion for real estate translates into superior service and expertise.

If you’re thinking about buying, selling or investing, or if you need a specialist in downtown properties, turn to the Realtor team with a Higher Standard. Whether your dream home is a 1920’s bungalow or a beach front estate, Carolyn and Gary welcome all clients.