If you are looking for the attention you deserve in buying or selling a home be sure to engage a member of THE AKERS GROUP with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty. Each member has been thoughtfully added to ensure a well-rounded, highly skilled professional real estate team that can meet your every need.
As a group we work collaboratively with all our customers. The team boasts a wealth of knowledge of the real estate market and our experience includes working with a multitude or property types including land and residential lots, acreage, luxury and vacation homes including waterfront and historic homes, investment properties and even commercial listings.
As a Jacksonville native who has resided in both Duval and Clay County, Edmund has an extensive and comprehensive understanding of the lifestyle, communities, schools, neighborhoods and businesses on the First Coast. Edmund is a proven leader with a strong record of professional achievements and boasts years of experience and knowledge in both the real estate and mortgage servicing industries going back to 1987. His experience as a REALTOR, Real Estate Office Manager, Real Estate Software Developer and Market Analyst, Program Manager and Corporate RiskDirector for a multi-billion dollar company provides Edmund with all the tools in his back pocket to achieve success on every transaction. Edmund realizes that each transaction is unique and multifaceted, thus, he utilizes all his learned experiences with buyers and sellers, as well as his meticulous attention to facts and detail, to create a well-rounded, individualized service that assures results. Additionally, Edmund maintains a large network of business contacts and has served on several non-profit boards. His intrigue and passion for the real estate business plus his long history of volunteerism are evident in every effort to help his customer’s in every aspect of the real estate transaction. His former leadership on a local historic community non-profit board, Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) Council, as well as on-going work experiences of engaging the City of Jacksonville on various matters on historic and older properties have become priceless in maneuvering through some very difficult real estate transactions. In 2021, Edmund started THE AKERS GROUP with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty to share his experience with others in the real estate business, thoughtfully recruiting members to the team that shared the same passion and experience of the real estate business and create a team of excellence. THE AKERS GROUP services the Greater Jacksonville, Florida real estate market collaboratively working as a team to bring the level of service possible to our customers.
Tina’s interest in real estate began in 2013 when she moved from San Francisco. She joined Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty in 2019 and became a member of The Akers Group in 2020. Her love of education makes her a perfect fit in the constant changing business that is real estate. Tina’s early intellectual pursuits led her towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology. With this degree she was employed in the medical research field dealing with end stage lung disease patients, a position that required patience, observation and an incredible level of attention to detail. It is Tina’s attention to detail while being a caring and honest person that makes her an excellent and pleasurable real estate agent to work with. With professional training and certifications in the REALOGY© Advantage Network, Tina’s skills are elevated to assist in military transfers, global corporate relocations and broker-to-broker referrals. Tina’s artistic side involves travelling the world, reading historical fiction, and listening to a variety of music, but what she loves most is growing bonsai trees – a form of living art that requires diligence and foresight. As a natural problem-solver she is always up for a challenge so whether you are getting ready to list your home or searching for that perfect home, Tina is willing to help you get the most out of your investment. Patience, an eye for detail, sincerity, honesty, diligence, foresight and most of all, listening to people are key qualities that serve her customers well. Whether you’re a city person, beach dweller or anything in between, Jacksonville has something for everyone and Tina can help you find that something.
Glenn Guiler has spent a lifetime learning how
to make a house a home…wherever it may be. Born in England and raised a military brat, from Air Force base military housing to residences in seven U.S. states, plus England and France, Glenn truly understands the value and meaning of “home”.
He also knows the value of relationships. Building trust and goodwill with customers is something he learned over a long career as a luxury retail sales and management consultant. And it’s one of the foundational skills he brings to his real estate business. He’s also a detail-oriented planner, always working with the end in mind. It’s a trait that helped him succeed as an advertising account manager for a wide range of prestigious luxury brands, and it informs his approach to guiding customers today.
Having been settled in Jacksonville for more than a decade now, Glenn is an enthusiastic supporter of the arts, including the Jacksonville Symphony, and a member of the Vestry of St. Johns Episcopal Cathedral. He’s an accomplished “armchair” interior designer, with a keen eye for color, as well as an avid gardener.
When you’re ready to embark on your next real estate journey, call on a professional with the proven skills to help guide you home…
In 2021, The Akers Group welcomed Sonia De Los Santos to the team. With a Major in Business Management, Sonia’s learned skill enable her to maintain focus getting to the closing table successfully on every transaction. She has years of real estate experience and as a former military spouse with over 20 years of personal relocations behind her. She understands firsthand the requirements and attention to detail that military relocations require. Her professional training and certifications in the REALOGY© Advantage Network also elevate her to not only handle military transfers, but also global corporate relocations and broker-to-broker referrals. Multi-tasking is vital to a successful and ever-changing real estate business so Sonia’s experience in account management for big-name clients like Costco, Hanes, Fruit of the Loom and a list of medical supply chains has given her an edge in simultaneously managing multiple real estate transactions. Sonia maintains a CSA certification the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA©). Sellers of luxury real estate and owners of unique properties may require professional staging services to sell their homes so the services of a real estate professional who understands the value of real estate staging can be invaluable and she is always eager to provide these services with the many resources available to her. Sonia enjoys volunteering her time for a variety of organizations that make an impact in the community such as feeding the homeless through the Clara White Mission organization or improving the lives of children and families through Daniel Kids©. Being an interpreter for the Spanish community through UF Health and Memorial Hospital is also a wonderful service she provides. For leisure, Sonia enjoys yoga/meditation, reading novels, listening and dancing to an array of music genres. She is a foodie, seeking new food experiences by visiting trending restaurants around Jacksonville. Sonia’s love for wine led her to learn about making her own wine at home. Her interest in home décor also influenced her designation with the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA©). Living and exploring Northeast Florida for a long period of time, provides Sonia the ability to answer any questions about the area. Whether it's upgrading, downsizing, the purchase of your first home, or relocating from one city to another. Sonia ensures her clients are making informed decisions. Allow Sonia to assist you in finding the perfect home for you and your family.
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty Global Luxury Home Specialist
Certified International Luxury Home Marketing Association Member
Certified CARTUS Affinity Relocation Specialist
Historic Property Specialist