Cherie relocated to Florida after retiring from a career as a U.S. Customs Broker at the Port of San Francisco/Oakland and Los Angeles/Long Beach. She became interested in Real Estate after searching for a home here in SW Florida, then deciding to build. A Realtor since 2007, her specialty is VA/FHA loans. During the market downturn in 2008, she obtained certifications in REO/Short Sale and Foreclosure. She also has experience in HUD and Fannie Mae properties. Cherie covers areas from Punta Gorda to Venice and Sarasota County. “When I’m not working,” says Cherie, “I’m out sailing in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.