Heather Rippy, Realtor®

Heather Rippy, Michael Saunders & Company®, Main Street - Sarasota Office
Mobile: 941.960.0568
1605 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Office phone: 941.951.6660
Languages spoken: English

Heather believes in “being the change she wants to see in the world” and strives to live this credo in all aspects of her life. Raised by a real estate investor and an interior designer in Tulsa OK, Heather grew up in the world of real estate and has an eye for detail and opportunity. As a Realtor®, educator, botanist, mother, and non-profit founder, Heather aims to live her best life every day. A resident o... more.f Sarasota, she brings a creative, inspiring, and hardworking approach to real estate, listening to her customers’ needs and applying a focused determination.

Heather’s professional resume includes work with the United Nations International School (in NYC), NYC public schools, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples, FL. She’s lived abroad and traveled extensively, from Nice, France, to Uganda, East Africa and speaks conversational French and Spanish. She has bachelor degrees in Botany and French from the University of Oklahoma, and Masters degrees in Science Education and International Development - both from Columbia University. 

Heather started her dream nonprofit, Global Gardens, in 2006. What began as an idea and a staff of one (herself), grew to a staff of twelve and a budget of just under one million dollars under her leadership. She continues to contribute to this meaningful initiative as a consultant.

Beyond real estate, Heather loves being outdoors, enjoying the beach, sailing, gardening, and paddle boarding. Married to her childhood best friend, Todd Rippy, they have two daughters who love adventuring with them.

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