– Monika R. DeBenedictis –
Expert Real Estate Representation from Gulf to Golf
John R Wood Properties
1185 Immokalee Road, Suite 300, Naples, FL 34110
Markets Served: Naples, FL;
Specialties: Country Club Properties; Custom Construction; Eco/Green Properties; Gated Communities; High-Rise; International Buyers; Listing Specialist; Residential Investments; Waterfront/Waterview;
What do Clients Say?
Monika, you are one of the best professionals I have ever met. Keep your wonderful work ethics.George & Barbara Franks, Jr., Inverness, IL and Bay Colony, Naples, FL
Thanks again for all your hard work. Your are an excellent realtor and represented us extraordinarily well on both the purchase and sale.Jack & Susan McCabe, Watchung, NJ and Montenero at Pelican Bay, Naples, FL
Monika is knowledgeable, professional, smart, and trustworthy, very ambitious and goes the extra mile.Albert & Carol Haberer, Cincinatti, OH and Grande Preserve at The Dunes, Naples, FL
Monika is the most professional real estate sales associate in the USA.Alex Marasco & Donna Winn, Larchmont, NY and Pelican Marsh, Naples, FL
Monika DeBenedictis has a proven sales track record and deals predominantly in Naples waterfront communities as well as luxury golf communities. Monika has been successful in every career path she has embarked upon. Her investment banking career spanned over a dozen years working for Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan. Starting out in Frankfurt, Germany she moved on to live in London and New York. In 1995 she and her husband, Frank, fell in love with Naples, Florida. She began another successful career in real estate where she has again excelled.
In 2004, Monika invited Michelle, her stepdaughter, to join her team after top producer sales in advertising. Michelle's professional expertise, keen understanding of the latest technology trends, and focus on unrivaled service have created exceptional customer experiences. Originally from New Jersey, Michelle DeBenedictis-Vacondios has lived in Naples since 1997.
A list of achievements include:
TOP 1% of Southwest Florida Realtors®
- Ranks amongst John R. Wood’s TOP TEN Sales Producers of 400 Agents Companywide
- Director, John R. Wood Properties
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 Awarded by Women’s Council of Realtors®
- Annual WCR Top Producer Award 2003 - 2015
- FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent 2008 - 2016
- GREEN, National Association of Realtors® Sustainable Property Designation
- NABOR® Superstar Panelist 2007
- Two-time Realtor.com® Award of Excellence Winner
Experience: Monika joined John R. Wood REALTORS® in 1998.
Affiliations: CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist®
- GRI, Graduate Realtor® Institute; ABR, Accredited Buyer Representative; GREEN, Member Green Resource Council; Member of National Association of Realtors® (NAR), Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR), and Naples Area Board of Realtors® (NABOR); Member of Women’s Council of Realtors® (WCR); Member, Institue for Luxury Home Marketing®; Member, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Education: Monika received her Master’s Degree from Universities of Mainz, Germany & Bath, UK 1984
Community: Member of Collier’s Reserve Country Club and Women’s Club of Collier’s Reserve; Sponsor, Habitat for Humanity, Shelter for Abused Women and Children, CAN Cancer Alliance of Naples, Christ Child Society of Naples.
Over 75% of the team’s sales are based on repeat and referral business. They are advisors rather than high-pressure salespeople. Their clients count on them for expert real estate representation and they deliver.
As a result, their clients consistently give them excellent service ratings.
Clients have commented:
“Monika, you are one of the best professionals I have ever met. Keep up your
wonderful work ethic.”
— George and Barbara Franks, Jr.,
Inverness, IL and Bay Colony, Naples, formerly Gulf Shore Blvd. North
“Monika is the most professional real estate sales associate in the USA.”
— Alex Marasco & Donna Winn,
Larchmont, NY and Pelican Marsh, Naples
“Thanks again for all your hard work. You are an excellent realtor and represented
us extraordinarily well on both the purchase and sale.”
— Jack & Susan McCabe,
Watchung, NJ and Montenero at Pelican Bay, formerly St Pierre at Pelican Bay
“Monika is knowledgeable, professional, smart, and trustworthy, very ambitious
and goes the extra mile.”
— Albert & Carol Haberer,
Cincinnati, OH and Grande Preserve at The Dunes, Naples,
formerly Olde Cypress and Pelican Bay
“Thanks for your thoroughness and competence … it’s nice to work with someone who is
exceptional at their profession.”
— Richard Carlson,
Orlando, FL, formerly Collier’s Reserve