Carrington Real Estate Services Combines Forces with Realty Direct, Inc.’s Brokerages in Tampa and Naples, Florida

Newly Added Southwest Florida Offices Gain Access to Carrington’s Full Suite of Innovative Products and Services

MARCH 4, 2015 – SANTA ANA, CA — Carrington Real Estate Services (US), LLC (Carrington), a corporately owned and operated national brokerage, today announced it has combined forces with the local brokerages operating as Realty Direct Tampa and Realty Direct Naples in the Southwest Florida area in an effort to broaden delivery of its high quality products and services to customers during each phase of the home buying and selling process. This partnership aligns with the Carrington strategy to ensure a smooth, seamless real estate transaction, placing high value on the customer experience through the company’s integrated services model.

“Carrington is uniquely positioned to support both customers and agents in key markets across the U.S. because of our comprehensive transaction strategy and seamless processes,” said Carrington Real Estate Services Executive Vice President and Head of Global Operations Wendy Forsythe. “With this move, Carrington is expanding upon its existing local market presence, while continuing to join forces with high quality organizations.”

The new offices in Tampa, Lutz, and Naples will add agents to Carrington’s growing national footprint, and with over 20 years of combined experience in the area, the leadership team is well equipped to effectively accommodate the real estate needs of the local community. In addition, Carrington is a leader in institutional real estate services, which include providing residential real estate development, management, brokerage, settlement and field services to a wide range of government and large corporate institutions in the U.S.

Carrington Real Estate Services’ offices in the Southwest Florida area are located at:

  • 2124 W. Kennedy Blvd, Ste A, Tampa, FL 33648 / Russ Laggan, (813) 444-6061
  • 24014 State Road 54, Lutz, FL, 33559 / Russ Laggan, (813) 444-6061
  • 9853 N. Tamiami Trail, Ste 226A, Naples, FL, 34125 / Adrian Petrila, (239) 298-0299
  • 3980 Tampa Road #103, Oldsmar, FL 34677 / Dan Depies, (727) 460-5135

For more information about Carrington’s offices in the Southwest Florida area and its plans for future expansion, please visit

About Carrington Real Estate Services

Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC is one of the 16 operating companies under Carrington Holding Company, LLC. Through its operating subsidiaries, Carrington Real Estate Services offers full-service national real estate brokerage services, with 41 corporately owned and operated offices. Approximately 2,200 sales professionals provide expertise to assist buyers and sellers with residential property services that include retail sales, investment, rentals, distressed property sales and short sales. To learn more, visit our website at

About The Carrington Companies:

The Carrington Companies own and operate multiple businesses that cover virtually every aspect of single family residential real estate transactions through investments in U.S. real estate and international mortgage markets, loan origination and servicing, asset management and property preservation, real estate brokerage, title and escrow services. To read more visit:

Through its collective associates made up of Carrington leaders and employees, the company’s non-profit organization, Carrington Charitable Foundation, seeks to promote giving back to the community through causes that reflect the interests of Carrington Associates. For more information about Carrington Charitable Foundation and the organizations and programs it supports through specific fundraising efforts, please visit:

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