Director of New Homes & Condominiums
- Office: Michael Saunders Gallery - New Homes & Condominiums Division | 100 S. Washington Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236
- Office phone: 941.951.6650
A real estate and hospitality executive, Amy Drake oversees the Michael Saunders & Company New Homes & Condominiums Division. She is responsible for sales management, staffing, training, business development, developer and lender relations, and the division’s communication, marketing and lead generation strategies. Drake conducts market research to support product design and pricing decisions, develops broker programs, and coordinates special activities to support the successful sellout of the division’s diverse new construction communities. She also works with lenders and bulk buyers on the re-launch sales and marketing of distressed properties. Since joining Michael Saunders & Company in 2003 she has been involved in the sales and marketing of 35 new construction communities and nearly $2 billion in sales, including high-rise and mid-rise condominium towers, town homes, villas, and single family homes.
In Drake’s career, both as a hospitality executive (Vice President Operations, Longboat Key Club) and a real estate division director, Drake has created diverse strategic plans, and coordinated the efforts of distinct groups of competing stakeholders who share common goals. Drake is a licensed Realtor and has achieved the designation of Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and Member Institute Residential Marketing (MIRM), the highest designation in new construction sales and marketing management from the National Association of Homebuilders. She serves on the Community Leadership Council and John Allen Legacy Society of the University of South Florida and is a volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Sun Coast.
- Mobile: 941.376.9346