Santella Realty

Executive Profile

Gene Santella’s career in the Commercial Real Estate Industry has spanned over 20 years. He specializes in the buying and selling of commercial properties for clients in the Tampa Bay area. Gene’s areas of expertise include real estate tax strategies and the marketing of investment & land development opportunities, with an emphasis on office, industrial & vacant land. What sets him apart from the average broker is his knowledge of “Tax Free Strategies” that maximize a client’s investment return. “I’ve always associated myself with tax experts who have demonstrated a talent for minimizing the tax burden on the sale of real property.

Areas of Specialization

- Directing tax avoidance strategies for Sellers
- Sales and Acquisition of Commercial Property
- Sales and Acquisition of Investment Property
- Build-to-Suit Opportunities
- Property Evaluation and Target Marketing
- Selling redevelopment properties

Licenses & Memberships

- Florida Real Estate Broker License
- National Association of Realtors
- The Florida Association of Realtors
- Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Association of Realtors (FGCAR)
- LoopNet (National Real Estate Listing Website)
- Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs, Past President, Board Member, Foundation Member
- City of Tarpon Springs, Former Chairman of the Economic Development Council
- YMCA, Former member of Board of Directors
- Salvation Army, Current Advisory Board Member
- Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Foundation, Current Director


- B. S. Degree in Business Administration, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
- M.B.A Degree with emphasis in International Marketing & Finance, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

2625 Keystone Road, Suite #1, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 Phone 727.455.9311 Fax 727.942.7361