Stephen Downes

A top producing business development executive for his clients skillful in negotiating multi-million dollar contracts, Stephen Downes brings his executive and enthusiastic flare to the Manatee and Sarasota County Real Estate market to connect concepts to the closing table for his clients, seamlessly. Through his passion for establishing trusting relationships, high level of professionalism, strong communication, and excellent negotiating skills he successfully navigates clients through their real estate venture.

Stephen Downes has been a Lakewood Ranch resident since 2013. He graduated from University of Florida with a degree in Environmental Engineering, an area in which he worked for the next 13 years and obtained his Professional Engineering license in that time in 5 states. After extensive work in the business development and customer relationship management in multi-million dollar complex engineering projects, Stephen's connected his passion real estate and connecting new and existing clients from their dreams of buying or selling to the closing table.

Stephen is an active member in the Realtor Association of Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

Born as a Air Force military son and Panamanian Mother, Stephen has resided in many states and countries but ultimately calls Florida Home, spending most of his life in Miami/Orlando/Tampa and now Sarasota. 

A dedicated family man of 3 girls (yes three girls) and married for 10 years to his amazing wife, Danielle. In his spare time, he loves to work out, travel, and spend time with his family!