Transaction Expands Brokerage’s Presence in Ocala, The Villages, and Marion County
SUNRISE, FL (March 29, 2022) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global residential real estate
brokerage franchise network, is pleased to announce that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida
Realty has expanded to Ocala, The Villages, and Marion County with the addition of Berkshire
Hathaway HomeServices Home Team Realty. The transaction adds its REALTORS® and support staff to
the statewide company. Terms were not disclosed.
“Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Home Team Realty are well-respected throughout the Ocala and
Villages area,” said Rei Mesa, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.
“The firm’s long-standing reputation and loyal client base speaks to the skills and professionalism of
this fine sales team and we are proud to welcome them to our “Family of Services.”
For nearly 15 years, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Home Team Realty has been recognized as one
of the leading firms of residential real estate in Marion County. Since 2007, the company has been
under the ownership of Bob Kennedy who is a long-time associate of the firm and long-time resident of
Marion County. Kennedy will remain with the company as the Managing Broker of the Ocala Branch
Sales Office located at 2161 E. Fort King Street, Ocala, FL 34471. Under his esteemed leadership and
collective vision, Home Team Realty has enjoyed tremendous growth and success over the years.
“Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’s core values and vision are an excellent match for
our REALTORS®. We are proud to join forces with Rei and the Florida Realty team,” Kennedy
The transaction represents Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’s ongoing growth strategy
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty serves 22 counties throughout Florida with over 30 locations
and nearly 1,700 sales professionals. The full-service brokerage company, founded in 1999, and is part of
HomeServices of America, the nation’s premier provider of homeownership services. The company offers
residential and commercial services as well as seasonal rentals, property management, REO & Foreclosures,
corporate relocations, referral services, title, financing, home warranty plans, and personal concierge services. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty ranks in the Top 10 in the global network. The company has been recognized as the No. 1 fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids Foundation, dedicated to children with cancer having raised over $3.9 million for The Kids.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network with more
than 50,000 real estate professionals and nearly 1,500 offices across 12 countries including, the U.S., Canada,
Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, The Bahamas and India. In 2021, the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
global network represented more than $179.9 billion (USD) in real estate sales volume. The network, among
the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability and longevity.