Sales Team

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KIM MARINO, Smith & Associates Real Estate

C: 813-810-8254 | KMarino@MarinaPointe.com

A South Tampa native, Kim attended H. B. Plant High School and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Textiles. From a family of Tampa Realtors, interior designers, property appraisers, and engineers, Kim took her passion for architecture and design to high-rise residential developments and luxury condominium sales.

Respected among her peers and sought after for her professionalism and honesty, Kim’s experience includes providing insight and guidance in every facet of the new construction sales process from pre-construction to building completion. Having previously founded her own decor and design business, Kim utilizes her strong background in marketing and sales to create original and personalized experiences for all of her customers. With deep ties to the community, her expertise and dedication to client service is second to none.

An active and enthusiastic member of The Junior League of Tampa, Kim has held a leadership role for over four years and is currently a committed chair on The League’s Leadership Council. When not volunteering with The Junior League, Kim gives her time to supporting the homeless animals at the Humane Society of Tampa.

CHRISTOPHER PITRE, Smith & Associates Real Estate

C: 718-724-3980 | CPitre@MarinaPointe.com

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Christopher made his debut into real estate in 2012 as the senior marketing strategist for a nationally-recognized, leading provider in real estate email newsletters. After transitioning into the role of Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate, Christopher quickly rose to the top with a listing featured in Tampa Bay Times (as #15 on the 25 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Tampa Bay) and represented the buyer for the most expensive condo sale for Smith & Associates Real Estate in 2015. He was also able to secure 11 new construction properties totaling over $8mm in sales in the Old Northeast section of Downtown St. Petersburg, positioning himself as an expert in the area and in new developments in Tampa Bay and earning him the position of featured Realtor for New Construction on ILoveTheBurg, StPeteRising, and BizJournals.

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KATIE WHEELER, Smith & Associates Real Estate

 KWheeler@MarinaPointe.com

Katie joined Smith & Associates and BTI Partners to participate with on site sales for Marina Pointe.  This will be her 5th development after leading a successful sales career upon graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.  Her sales experience spans over 15 years during which she gained management and corporate training from top fortune 500 companies in technology, medical and surgical sales.  She was awarded “Rookie of the Year” her first year in sales and remained in the top 10% throughout her career nationwide while residing in Miami, Denver, and Southern California.  Katie entered the real estate development market while recognizing the growth opportunities as she relocated back to Florida, selling over $38 million for her first project and was awarded the NE Florida Laural Award for the top sales in NE Florida her first year.  She has worked for top developers throughout the country and continues to hold a passion for transforming skylines. Katie also states that Tampa is one of the greatest cities to make her home and is thrilled to be a part of the exciting transformation taking place in her newly found community.

Katie has formerly been involved with Big Brother Big Sister, Junior League in Denver, Dreams Come True, The Live Well Project in San Diego and Teen Challenge in Haiti.  Katie continues to involve herself with philanthropic opportunities advocating for animal rights while possessing a strong will to help both animals and others.  She enjoys yoga, tennis, travel and being active outdoors with her dog, Bella. 

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