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Bret Crino

Real Estate Agent at The Sails Team at Compass

  • Tampa, FL

  • 10 Years Experience

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  • (813) 416-1122

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  • Accepting New Clients

  • Verified Transactions in FL

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  • About me

Bret Crino embarked on his real estate journey approximately ten years ago and has since established a highly successful team of his own. With a specialization in luxury and waterfront residential properties, Bret's expertise is unmatched. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing Management and a degree in Advertising, further enhancing his knowledge and skills in the field. Additionally, Bret is a Certified negotiator and luxury specialist, which has earned him recognition as the Best Realtor in Greater Tampa Bay. Grit Daily, a reputable source, has also ranked him among the Top 7 Realtors in Florida to keep an eye on. Bret's passion for real estate is fueled by his desire to assist clients in finding their dream properties. He firmly believes that Tampa offers an exceptional living experience due to its natural beauty and favorable climate. The city boasts stunning beaches, sandy shores, picturesque palm trees, and an array of exquisite restaurants. For Bret, the most rewarding aspect of his profession lies in helping individuals and families discover their ideal homes. As the principal of The Sails Team, Bret is wholly committed to delivering exceptional, professional, and comprehensive real estate services to his esteemed clients. His collaboration with his team ensures that each client receives impeccable, first-class service, genuine advocacy, and access to a range of resources that ultimately transform their real estate aspirations into reality. Drawing on his intimate connection with the Gulf Coast and his extensive knowledge of Tampa and St. Petersburg's vibrant communities, Bret offers a unique perspective on the distinctive properties currently available in the market. Bret's expertise extends to the acquisition and marketing of various types of properties, including residential, luxury, condominiums, and waterfront "lifestyle opportunities." He also excels in assisting clients with investment properties and builder services. Throughout his interactions, Bret consistently demonstrates his keen insights, unwavering integrity, and resourcefulness when advising clients on all matters related to real estate. By personally engaging with each client and gaining a deep understanding of their specific priorities, Bret tailors his approach to align perfectly with their unique requirements and real estate goals. His intention is to create an inspirational vision and lifestyle that seamlessly integrates with their desires. When working with sellers, Bret meticulously designs and executes impactful presentations that elevate the visibility of each listing, surpassing the competition. This involves utilizing professionally produced photography, refined staging services, and comprehensive online and print marketing strategies. For buyers, Bret actively listens and diligently searches for residences and settings that fulfill their lifestyle preferences. He possesses a remarkable ability to create value by advising clients on effective measures to enhance their living spaces, such as modifying or adding key design elements to increase equity and maximize return on investment. Bret's expertise, coupled with the implementation of Compass' Concierge Program, ensures that every facet of his service is optimized and seamlessly integrated. Bret's clients trust his profound perspective, timely guidance, and unwavering determination to address all aspects of the transaction with the utmost professionalism. He consistently strives to negotiate the best possible terms for his clients, employing his creativity to overcome challenges and potential deal-breakers. In both his personal and professional life, Bret holds personal relationships in high regard. He considers it a true honor that his clients value and trust his expertise and professionalism to represent them. Bret's distinguished style is characterized by his responsive, confident approach and strategic decision-making, which consistently yield elevated achievements for his clients.

  • Focus Areas

  • Tampa, FL

  • Pinellas Park, FL

  • Saint Petersburg, FL

  • Dunedin, FL

  • Sarasota, FL

  • Anna Maria, FL

  • Orlando, FL

  • Winter Park, FL

  • Wesley Chapel, FL

  • Spring Hill, FL

  • Bradenton, FL

  • Riverview, FL

  • Lithia, FL

  • Bonita Springs, FL

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Pompano Beach, FL

  • Boca Raton, FL

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  • Specializes in

  • Residential

  • Luxury Real Estate

  • Waterfront

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  • Real Estate Awards

  • Voted the best realtor in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • Listed as Who's Who in real Estate

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  • Have you ever written any articles or publications?

Bret has been featured in various magazines like "West Shore Living", and "Gulfport Living", as an expert contributor, and also quoted in real estate magazines such as "Real Trends" magazine.

  • Hobbies, sports, or special interests you enjoy?

Tennis and Pickleball

  • What do you enjoy most about doing real estate and the communities you serve?

The reward of helping people find their dream home and helping them during important transitional periods of their life.

  • What do you attribute to your success?

Being client driven and focusing on a superior client process, as well as being a great problem solver and expert negotiator.


The Sails Team at Compass

3615 Bromley Grand Ave #230

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 416-1122

Designations Certified Expert Negotiator




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