Allen has been a resident of Sarasota since 1989. A graduate of the University of Maryland he has used his education and experience to excel in all facets of the Real Estate industry. Starting as a mortgage banker and later a mortgage broker he gained a comprehensive understanding of all categories of real estate lending. He further expanded upon that knowledge by acquiring his Real Estate sales, and then broker’s license with which he has been active in since 2006. Handling both commercial and residential transactions over the course of his career has culminated in a broad knowledge base, useful to any and all buyers and sellers. He also holds an active Florida contractor’s license. His knowledge of Florida building and permitting are a tremendous bonus to those looking at properties for renovation or new builds. An avid boater, fisherman and tennis player his knowledge of local waters and tennis facilities are ready to share with those of similar interests.