Canadian born, LeAne acquired her NJ Real Estate license in 1987 and FL Real Estate license in 1992. LeAne is a full-time, full-service BROKER/REALTOR® who is a powerhouse real estate professional, an expert in the luxury market in Snaibel, Captiva, South Seas Island Resort, and Southwest Florida. As a real estate professional, she specializes in property sales, meeting the needs and maximizing the value of properties for both Buyer and Seller.
Her experience with IRS 1031 tax deferred exchanges, community association management, and broad real estate proficiency, provide her clients with outstanding information regarding all aspects of ownership on Captiva Island. As a member of numerous multiple listings systems, global networking affiliations, and social media all fall within her marketing campaign.
She completed her 5th marathon in her hometown of Toronto, Ontario October 2018. LeAne has acquired her BROKER’s license & is Vice-President with John R. Wood Properties, & Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ designations. In addition, LeAne has earned the “Sanibel & Captiva Island Specialist” certification. Locally, LeAne is an on-demand volunteer for Captiva’s Community Panel and administrator for Captiva Storm Smart Community Facebook Group. She is an active board member and key sponsor for the Sanibel & Captiva Breast Cancer awareness chapter “Pink Out”. Collaborating with LeAne’s three children, she is involved with Meal packing for Meals of Hope; a solution to aid in the fight against hunger.
In September 2022, John R Wood Properties collaborated with Christie’s International Real Estate. This partnership has enablde us to further maximize the reach and exposure of our properties in the international Real Estate arena. Christie’s International Real Estate a “LUXURY HOME SPECIALISTS WORLDWIDE” has successfully marketed high-value real estate around the world for more than 30 years. Through its invitation-only Affiliate network spanning 50 countries, and territories on six continents, Christie’s International Real Estate offers incomparable services to a global clientele at the luxury end of the residential property market. The company has luxury real estate offices in London, New York City, Hong Kong, Moscow, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Palm Beach, and its affiliated brokerages have recorded approximately USD 500 billion of real estate transactions over the last five years.
LeAneSUAREZGroup extends to 5th generation Floridians; Alec Suarez, REALTOR & Austin Suarez, REALTOR who both born and brought up on the island, attended The Sanibel School, acquiring their real estate license at the young age of 19 & 21 to enter into the family business after they graduated from college majoring in Business & Marketing.
In addition, LeAne partnered with Akash Verma in 2012 to assist LeAneSUAREZGroup in all daily operations and as a Marketing & Technology advisor and specialist, he offers extensive knowledge and experience with information technology, digital marketing, analytics coupled with positioning properties, LeAneSUAREZGroup Website and individual property websites throughout the internet.