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Shirley J. Dabringhaus – Broker-Owner

 BA degree-University of Illinois
*ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative              
*CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist
*e-PRO – Internet Professionalism
*GRI – Graduate REALTOR® Institute
*TRC – Transnational Referral Certification
*Licensed in the State of Florida for over 20 years
*Fluent in French and German

Shirley is known in the Real Estate community for her honesty, integrity and professional friendliness. She enjoys helping people. Today's market offers many challenges. She has a great deal of experience dealing with Short Sale and Bank-Owned properties. It is an unfortunate segment of our society and will not be going away very soon. If you have questions about this, feel free to call or email her. Her experience, continuous involvement and knowledge of the market, make her a wise choice. She loves showing off Sarasota, from her dazzling waterfront communities and exciting Downtown to her sprawling ranches and manicured country clubs. It is a place Shirley proudly calls home.

Carolyn Allen

Carolyn grew up in Sarasota and attended the University of Florida and the University of South Florida, earning a B.A. in Business Education, M.A. in Guidance and Counseling, and certification in Educational Leadership. Her 38 years in education as a teacher, guidance counselor, middle school administrator, and district office supervisor have provided her with experiences that easily transfer to helping her clients with all their real estate needs.

She has been married to her husband, Paul, an electrical engineer, for 32 years, and they have two sons. Her oldest son, a former U.S. Marine and Iraqi Freedom veteran, is a University of South Florida graduate currently pursuing a second degree in civil engineering. Her younger son, a University of Florida graduate, is currently finishing his Masters degree in Marine Biology in Australia.

Carolyn not only knows the Sarasota area, but has a thorough understanding of most areas within the greater Tampa Bay region, especially Hillsborough and Pasco Counties. Her enthusiastic and ‘can do’ attitude definitely help to fulfill all of her clients’ real estate dreams!

Diana Andersen

Diana is very happy to be part of the Sunset Realty Team. She is a licensed sales associate and also has her real estate appraiser license. She has been involved in real estate activities since April of 1987, starting as a sales associate in Fort Myers. In 1992, she moved to Sarasota to raise her daughter. Diana is a State Certified Appraiser with seventeen years experience, as well as a FHA Certified Appraiser for the past ten years. She does single family, condominium, land, small income (2-4 family) reports, retrospectives, and review appraisals.

William “Bill” Bastek


BS – Rider University

Jurgen William Bastek, better known as “Bill”, was born in Germany and came to the USA at the age of 3.  He graduated from Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. with a BS degree in Commerce.  Bill has 37 years experience in the Finance and Banking industry.  He retired as VP after 25 years with Northern Trust Bank in Sarasota where he has resided since 1981, along with his wife, Patty and their two children, Ryan and Mary.  Oh, let’s not forget the dog, Chewy!  Bill earned his Real Estate license in November 2010 and was associated with Coldwell Banker in Sarasota until joining Sunset Realty in July 2012.


Jennifer “Jenny” Bennett

After an illustrious career with a Fortune 50 corporation as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jenny Bennett joined a developer of an upscale, waterfront community in southwest Florida. As a Realtor/Sales Associate, within 12 months she experienced tremendous success, selling 33 residences for a total of $26 million. Although specializing in waterfront communities in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota Counties, she also has extensive knowledge of unique community and commercial properties throughout the State of Florida.

Yvonne Blackburn
Fax 941-921-1635

BA degree - UCLA
CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member
Certified Interior Design

Retired manager of Pacific Bell specializing in supervisory and employee management, crisis and administrative management and budgets. She has been a real estate investor and property manager since 1976 and went on to obtain her real estate license in California in 1985. She was in the RE Top 100 Magazine for California State. She moved to Sarasota, Florida and was RE State licensed in 1990. She specializes in commercial, office, retail, shopping centers, land, residential and condominiums. She loves all aspects of real estate and renovating to prepare for sale or designing and remodeling after sale along with property management and maintenance for numerous clients. She is assisted by her husband, Bob, who has a managerial, engineering and auditing background along with a contractor's license. Yvonne really loves to see the joy, excitement and exuberance of a win, win situation when clients are completely satisfied and have what they want to enjoy their life or business.

Robert “Rob” Greenland
941-922-8544 (Fax)

Intially licensed in 1984, Rob left real estate to honorably serve in the U.S. Army and then pursued a career in engineering. Since retiring in 2007, the native Floridian rejoined the professionals of Sunset Realty to utilize experiences gained as a private investor. Rob specializes in large vacant land parcels as well as residential property management/ maintenance for seasonal clients. His wife Dawn of 25 years and daughter Nicole are the foundation of his happiness and success. Rob truly understands the definition of "agent" resulting in loyal and professional representation of his client's interests.

Paulette Hope Lamb


Graduate New College, Sarasota
M.A. Univ. of South Florida

Paulette has held a Real Estate license for over 25 years. She took a break from the business after managing a Century-21 office for several years. She is glad to be back Active with Sunset Realty in Sarasota. This is where her family settled many decades ago and they were quite instrumental in its development.

Jacqueline Middleton


Broker/Associate BA, RN, CRS, GRI

Registered Nurse Peterborough Civic Hospital, Ontario, Canada B.A. Degree Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Jacqueline was licensed in Sarasota, FL in 1985 and received her Broker’s license the following year, as well as her Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) designation. After successfully closing over 200 transactions and taking additional required courses, Jacqueline received her esteemed Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). She has received numerous sales and customer service awards and many of her clients have become good friends after the sale and closing of their property.

Along with selling Sarasota, Jacqueline has been an investor of income producing properties here since 1988, and conducts all her own property management. She has also served as a Director on several condominium and homeowner associations.

What does this mean to your? Jacqueline is a real estate professional who believes that education and experience count. She is dedicated to personal service with honesty and integrity during and after the sale. Her business has continued to flourish over the years by continual referrals from happy clients who want their family and friends to also enjoy an equally successful and profitable buying or selling experience.

Whether you live locally or have family and friends looking to relocate to beautiful Sarasota, Jacqueline has the expertise and dedication to make your real estate dreams come true.

Dick Munchel


Dick Munchel has been living in Sarasota practicing Real Estate since 2006. Dick is married to Grace Munchel. Together they picked Sarasota to make their home because of its wonderful winters and beautiful beaches. Dick & Grace are avid golfers and belong to TPC Prestancia where they live there along the golf course. Other than selling Real Estate and playing golf, Dick's time is taken up with 12 grandchildren with 8 of them below the age of 7.

Lois Papineau
Sales Associate

A native of Florida, Lois was born and raised in Wildwood, just 120 miles north of Sarasota. Having raised a family and having an extensive background in construction and the energy industry, Lois also has garnered valuable experience in accounting and more recently in commercial contracting. Now that her family is grown, Lois has devoted her interests and experience in the REAL ESTATE industry. She is eager to help home buyers find the perfect home to meet their specific needs, or assist sellers to obtain the best price for their property. She will make sure all involved leave the closing table confident they have received the very best representation in today's complicated real estate market.

Jay Rosenberg

BA – Skidmore College
AOS – Culinary Institute of America
MIS – Johns Hopkins University

A native of Pennsylvania, Jay’s first career was successful as a personal chef in NY, NYC, NJ, Baltimore/DC and St. Thomas, USVI; as well as chef at Caneel Bay Plantation, St. John, USVI and the Boca Raton Resort and Club in FL. In 2005 he transitioned into a new career as an investment advisor, managing equity, bond and real estate portfolios. Recently licensed, he has been investing in residential property in Florida for over a decade. He maintains homes in Sarasota and Orlando, and works in both markets.

Charlie Swanson

BS degree - Minnesota State University Charlie has been licensed since 1996 and has worked previously with Prudential Real Estate. He has worked for Sunset Realty since 2007. Charlie works with both buyers and sellers in residential real estate in the Sarasota, Florida area. Charlie has a Bachelors of Science degree from Minnesota State University and had a Minnesota real estate license prior to moving to Florida. Charlie has a background in retail grocery management with Lunds, Kash 'n Karry, Target and Winn Dixie.

Ida Kay Tidwell

A long-time resident of Sarasota and licensed Florida Real Estate agent, Ida has sold a variety of properties. She lives on the water in Nokomis and is an expert when dealing with waterfront property. But she can as easily handle ranch-land or investment transactions.

Angela Walker
941-705-0727 - Cell ;

Angela was born in West Virginia and moved to Sarasota in 1994. She began teaching in Sarasota County and later managed her husband's commercial construction office. She has been married to Clay since 1995. They have three children.

Angela developed an interest in real estate while watching the Sarasota/Bradenton area experience tremendous growth over the years. She loves helping families find the perfect home.

Carol White

*GRI – Graduate REALTOR® Institute
*SFR - Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource

Key to success- "Love what you are doing." That describes Carol's enthusiasm for selling Real Estate which easily translates to her goal..."Smiles on the Faces of Happy Customers." Her market knowledge, dedication and professional approach will assure her customers incredible service throughout their real estate transaction, and her many years of managerial experience will guarantee them an attention to detail which will result in a smooth and successful conclusion.

Margaret Wilson

As a single agent, Margaret Wilson is on your side.


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