Carmen Pedota, a 37 year resident of Anna Maria, began her real estate career in 2005, when she her partner, Lori Guerin, they formed their partnership on a handshake which endures still. As top local producers the team joined with Wagner Realty, local experts with a global perspective. Along with unique marketing perspectives for not only listing and selling real estate but, in the rental market as well.
Carmen, a graduate of Montclair State College situated in her native State of New Jersey, has also served as a social worker and administrator, manager of the Island’s Fast Eddies restaurant and a successful retail business owner prior to beginning a career in real estate. Carmen believes in educating herself to best serve her clients and has attained both the GRI and CDPE designations.
Carmen and her husband of more than 47 years, Frank, would never think of moving away from Anna Maria Island. Says Carmen about the first time they visited the Island: “We immediately fell in love with paradise, the ambiance and the people and purchased the first house we saw in Anna Maria and lived here ever since.” Today, she and Frank live with their English Cream Lab, Luna. In fact visitors and locals alike can see Frank in his jeep while Luna relaxes in the back enjoying the view. They have one son, Max who resides in North Carolina and serves Regional Operations Manager for Spectrum.
Carmen and her husband are involved in Golden Retriever Rescue and enjoy traveling especially to Las Vegas, baby! Carmen is uniquely prepared to assist new arrivals to the island with her extensive knowledge of island history since she has also served as a docent at the Anna Maria Historical Society.