John Coutret, Realtor®

John Coutret, Michael Saunders & Company®, Mid Longboat Key Office
Direct:941.735.4445
Mobile: 941.735.4445
3174 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Office phone: 941.383.5502
Languages spoken: English

With a comprehensive background in commercial and consumer lending, John is well suited to navigate the real estate scene on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Originally from Shreveport, LA, John has lived in Texas, California, and Florida. Now a resident of Longboat Key, he specializes in the many properties and unparalleled tropical lifestyle discovered along the barrier island.

John approaches real estate with... more. a very high level of customer service. He has worked with numerous clients during his many years as a banker, giving him experience in listening to his customer’s needs and putting together a plan to accommodate them. John also developed an expertise in the qualification requirements to obtain mortgages and the real estate settlement process. This has given him a first-hand understanding of the journey that goes into entering into a contract through final closing. During his years in Texas, John was licensed as a CPA, bringing with him a detail-oriented approach to solving problems. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a major in Finance from the University of Oklahoma. He also did post-graduate studies in accounting at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Outside of real estate, John has always been very active in the community as he takes pride in contributing to the individuals and efforts that help define a community. In Shreveport, he was Treasurer of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and the Robinson Film Center, and was Past President of Red River Radio (public radio affiliate). He also received the Pride Award from the Shreveport-Bossier City Convention and Tourism Bureau, recognized for his work in starting the Red River Dragon Boat Festival with the Rotary Club of Shreveport.

John has been married to his wife, Cecile, who is also a Realtor®, for over 30 years. He enjoys sailing, fishing, and kayaking, and to really embrace the island spirit, John plays the steel drum.
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*Properties may have been sold through another real estate broker