The Balistreri Tradition
Balistreri Realty, "South Florida’s most trusted name in real estate," is an independent, full-service brokerage firm. We are a listed broker-member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World,™
a global network of the finest independent real estate brokerage firms, and one of the companies comprising Balistreri Family Enterprises—the other affiliated companies include Integrity Title
and Academy Mortgage
A family-owned and -operated business, we at Balistreri Realty value long-term relationships with our clients and Sales Associates, and work hard at building and maintaining them. “The client first” and “the Associate’s success” are the mottos that always have guided, and continue to guide, our business dealings every day.
We proudly are a Single Agent brokerage. Our clients can expect from us not only the highest level of representation allowed by Florida law, but also absolute obedience to their wishes, loyalty to their interests and full disclosure in our financial dealings with them. (Most firms in our market are transaction brokers; they assume responsibility only for bringing the principals together to close the deal.)
We believe our clients deserve the very best. That’s why we invest heavily in our Associates’ professional preparedness and acumen. Their knowledge and skills constantly are updated in specialized training and coaching modules that put them (and their clients) way ahead of the curve. Our excellent support and sales systems enhance our associates’ success.
For more than four decades, Balistreri Realty has been providing buyers, sellers and developers of properties superior real estate services and a whole lot more—including relocation services, mortgages, title insurance and land surveys. Our dramatic growth locally has allowed us to expand our market and our products and services regionally, nationally and internationally.
Joseph S. Balistreri, who had relocated his family and real estate business from Wisconsin to South Florida, established the company—then operating as Joseph S. Balistreri, Inc.—as primarily a residential brokerage in Pompano Beach in 1964. After initial careers in the military and in construction management, his sons Joe and Jim earned their real estate credentials and joined the firm.
In 1991, Joseph S. Balistreri retired. Joe and Jim, by then seasoned veterans in the business, bought the firm. They renamed it Balistreri Realty, and immediately set about its growth, building rapidly on the foundation their father had established.
Under their stewardship, Balistreri Realty went from a 65-Associate sales force in one location to a 225-Associate sales force in six regional sales centers, each with a veteran, top-producing sales manager at the helm.
They created an in-house marketing/media relations department to provide maximum exposure and support for the company’s associates and their clients.
They added the “one-stop-shopping” concept to Balistreri Realty to the firm's business practice, putting under one roof real estate-related services clients might need—relocation and vacation-home services through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™
and Realty Referral Network®
; title insurance and closing services through Integrity Title; and mortgage financing through InTouch Mortgage.
Joe and Jim expanded the company’s scope of service to include commercial and business-opportunity brokerage, as well as new-development and multiunit sales, creating separate divisions to handle each specialized area.
They also initiated a rigorous training and professional-development program to upgrade Associates’ skills and give them a competitive edge in all aspects of real estate.
State-of-the-art technology is standard in each well-appointed Balistreri Realty office; Sales Associates have instant access to the information they need to be even more productive and competitive.
Today, Balistreri Realty is a recognized leader in the real estate market, in South Florida and beyond, both for our superior service to clients and for the heavy investment we make in the professionalism and entrepreneurial success of our Sales Associates.