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Kerry Klun | Managing Broker and Owner


Kerry has been a full time real estate broker for over 25 years. She is an expert at representing buyers and sellers, and has the experience necessary to assist you in navigating today's complex real estate market. Kerry is the Managing Broker/Owner of Palm Realty. Palm Realty has developed an ecological and green transaction process that allows Buyers and Sellers to be sensitive to Florida's beautiful environment while buying or selling a home here on the Space Coast. Kerry's goal is to give you the finest real estate buying or selling experience available anywhere. Before, during, and after the sale you can count on Kerry to be available to answer your questions in an honest and matter of fact way. Give her a call so she can set up an area tour and show you the schools, shopping, medical facilities, and of course the great amenities the Space Coast has to offer! Ask Kerry to share with you what she loves most about living the beachside lifestyle.

Kerry lives beachside with her Yorkshire Terriers and two cats. In her spare time, Kerry enjoys cooking, animal rescue, anything to do with the ocean - specifically boating and SCUBA diving, interior design, the arts and much more!

Kerry would love to represent you with your Florida home needs!!! Kerry can be reached at 321-626-5868.

Sarah Burr | Transaction Coordinator

Sarah was raised in Portsmouth, VA and relocated to Brevard County with her family 5 years ago. Sarah has an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and has worked in Real Estate for nearly 5 years. Although she is a licensed agent, for the past 2 years, Sarah has focused most of her energy on the transactional side of the business. She takes pride in helping our agents and their clients move through the real estate buying and selling process as smoothly as possible. 

Sarah lives in Melbourne Beach with her husband Shawn and their 3 children. In her free time, Sarah loves going to the beach with her family and watching her kids play sports. 

Emily Caron | Sales Associate

Originally from Washington state, Emily grew up in a military family. She came to the Space Coast by way of San Diego, California where she practiced real estate for over 12 years. Emily fell in love with the Space Coast while she purchased, re-habbed and sold many homes for investment. She enjoyed it so much that she decided to make Brevard County her home. Because of Emily's experience, she knows how to make any move, whether it be local or military PCS relocation, run smoothly. Her passion and experience with Space Coast real estate is vast and she will strive to find you the home of your dreams.

Emily lives in Melbourne Beach with her dog Coco. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and of course spending time on the beach. If you would like to take advantage of Emily's passion for Space Coast real estate.

Emily can be reached at 321-298-8758.

Paul Davis | Sales Associate

Paul moved to the Space Coast in 1979 and attended Eau Gallie High School right here in Brevard County. He then went on to earn his B.S. in Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology. Because of this, Paul has watched the Space Coast grow and develop over the past 3 decades. Paul began his real estate career in 2003, so with 15 years in the business, he truly has a handle on what is going on in the real estate market in Brevard County.


Paul currently lives in Melbourne with his wife of 16 years and together they own two restaurants. He has 2 beautiful daughters and 2 equally handsome grandsons! Paul has a background as a professional tennis player and currently coaches a grand slam winning player. In his spare time Paul loves to play tennis and he and his wife enjoy snow skiing.

Call Paul if you would like a unique perspective of our wonderful area!  Paul can be reached at 321-591-6313.

Ruby Fallas | Sales Associate

Ruby Fallas has a rich history and varied background in real estate. Before becoming a licensed agent, Ruby worked for a real estate attorney for 8 years. Because of this experience, Ruby sees real estate from multiple sides. Born and raised in Florida, Ruby knows the Florida real estate market inside out and is proud to help her clients navigate through the complexities of real estate purchases and sales. Ruby is also a native Spanish speaker and is happy to help you with the purchase of your next home, the sale of your present property, or both! Ruby lives in Rockledge with her husband and daughter.

Ruby can be reached at 321-795-9896 for all your home buying and selling needs.

Wendy Forgetta | Sales Associate

Wendy is originally from Massachusetts and has been licensed in Florida real estate since 2013. She has demonstrated a strong presence in the Brevard real estate market. Wendy has proven her strong knowledge working with buyers and sellers, short sales and foreclosures. Her upbeat and sweet personality makes her a favorite with her clients who come back to Wendy again and again for their real estate needs. Her knowledge, incredible work ethic and her strong moral compass make Wendy an obvious choice when buying or selling a home on the Space Coast.

Wendy lives in her lakefront home with her husband, Dave and their two dogs Toby and Bella. In her spare time, Wendy enjoys paddle boarding and golf.  Wendy is licensed in both Florida and South Carolina for your real estate needs. You can reach Wendy at 321-446-1648.

Maria Gilda (Jing) Racelis | Broker Associate

Maria Gilda is originally from the Philippines and moved to the United States in 1997. She has been a full-time real estate broker for over 10 years and holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration. Maria takes her job and all the responsibilities it entails very seriously; her clients come first. She ensures that they know that she is working in their best interest. Maria conducts her business with pride, honesty, integrity and will do whatever it takes to meet your goals while adhering to her high principles.

Buying and selling homes can be very stressful. It is Maria's job to make the process as easy and fun as it can possibly be. She takes personal gratification from the smiles on the faces of her highly-satisfied clients. Maria holds many Designations including GRI- The Graduate REALTOR® Institute, ABR- The Accredited Buyer's Representative, CIPS- The Certified International Property Specialist.

If you are looking to work with a Realtor who will not only look out for your best interest but always listen to your concerns and questions, Maria is your lady. Give her a call at 860-995-9473.

Felicia Hazlett-Sassman | Business Operations Manager

Felicia has been a resident of the Space Coast for over 25 years after moving from upstate New York with her husband Steve.  She has been working in real estate administration and finance for several years.  Previously, she was active with Brevard Public Schools as volunteer and fundraising coordinator managing multiple events as well as managing activities within the community.  Felicia also taught in a private preschool for many years while her kids were growing up. Felicia remains active in the community and at her church fundraising and coordinating various activities.  

Felicia has lived in Palm Bay since moving from New York with her husband.  Her two kids, Colin & Paige, are college students and her pup Shadow is often by her side, or on her lap.  Her hobbies include bowling, travel, kayaking and working outdoors which includes building a fence in her yard after Irma took down the old one.

Patti Maniscalco | Sales Associate

Patti is originally from Oregon where she was a licensed Broker and practiced real estate in Bend. Along with over 25 years of experience in the real estate business, Patti has worked in both the residential sector as well as commercial real estate. Patti brings a friendly and professional style to her clients. With both her expertise in real estate and her easy-going style of communication, Patti’s clients are comfortable knowing that she has their best interests at heart. Whether you are a looking to buy or sell a modest home or condo, or your needs are for a larger residence, Patti's communication, attention to detail and follow-through are traits that all her clients appreciate. As one of the Melbourne areas premier local real estate experts she brings a valuable and personal service to all her clients. Patti will invest her time to whatever extent is needed to make certain that you achieve all your real estate goals. Patti and would love to show you what the Florida Lifestyle is all about.

Patti lives in Suntree with her fiancé Terry. In Patti’s spare time she enjoys reading, walking along the beautiful Brevard beaches and fishing.

Patti can be reached at (321) 480-4569.

Veronica McCardell | Sales Associate

Veronica moved to Brevard County as a child when her father was stationed at Patrick Air Force Base. Having grown up beachside, Veronica is very familiar with Brevard County and all surrounding communities. With a vast background in customer service, Veronica always goes above and beyond for her clients who rely on her knowledge and expertise while putting their wants and needs first. If you are looking for a hardworking, trustworthy, and dependable Realtor, then Veronica can get you where you need to go! Call Veronica today for more information and let her help you find your next dream home!

Veronica lives beachside in Indialantic with her husband Bill and their newborn son Max. You can reach Veronica at 321-432-0362.

Bien Nguyen | Sales Associate

Bien is originally from Vietnam and immigrated to the United States in 1982 as a refugee. After graduating from Hawley High School in Hawley, Minnesota in 1984, Bien then went on to study at North Dakota State University in Fargo, where he majored in Chemistry. After college, Bien moved to Worcester, MA in 1987.

Bien married his wife and got into real estate in Massachusetts, later moving his family to Melbourne, Florida in 2007. As Bien is fluent in both English and Vietnamese, his client base is primarily in the Vietnamese community, and his business has greatly grown through his referrals.  Bien strongly believes in professional ethics and therefore provides the highest level of service to his clients. 

Bien lives in Rockledge with his wife Ngocmai Vo and their three daughters: Chistine, Dhalia and Savanah. In his free time, Bien enjoys fishing, shrimping and gardening. Bien can be reached at our Cocoa Beach office or directly at 321-543-8464.

David Omler | Broker Associate

Originally from Michigan, David visited Brevard County in 1977 and knew immediately that he had found his piece of Paradise; he has lived here ever since. Having degrees in both accounting and business administration, David initially embarked on a career as an assistant director of finance for one of the major contractors at the Kennedy Space Center during the Space Shuttle program. After leaving the Space Center he decided to pursue his true passion, real estate!

David has had a successful career in the real estate industry which included being the Director of Real Estate Operations for a private 750 unit community. He has consulted with developers on oceanfront and riverfront projects as well as residential neighborhoods. David has worked on land acquisition projects and has been instrumental in the naming of streets and buildings in the community. His own development projects have received awards for architectural design and landscaping excellence. Not only has David been involved in most aspects of the real estate industry but he is also a former publisher and editor of an award-winning luxury real estate and lifestyle magazine. David likes to be involved in his community and serves on various boards in the City of Satellite Beach. He currently is the chair of the Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board. Having watched and been involved for the past 40 years in the growth of Brevard County, David knows the area like few others…from the inside out!

David lives in Satellite Beach and, in his spare time which is scarce due to his extensive community service, he enjoys the beach, kayaking and gardening. Let David’s knowledge and experience in our community benefit you when you are looking for your Piece of Paradise.

Give David a call at 321-960-1811 for all your home buying and selling needs.

Terry Parks | Sales Associate

Originally from Columbus Georgia, Terry Parks has been a Brevard County resident since 2005. Terry holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University, where he was also a collegiate student-athlete. Terry has worked as a teacher in Brevard County and has coached collegiate and high school basketball for 15 years. His experience also includes numerous camps and clinics within Florida and throughout the Southeast. Terry’s life experiences have led him to understand and value the importance of preparation as well as paying attention to detail. He believes that it is his competitive spirit that drives him to always go the extra mile for his clients.

Terry lives in Rockledge with his wife Jamesha and their two children Olivia and TJ. In his spare time Terry values spending time with his family and pursuing all areas of personal fitness. Terry can be reached at 321-917-5013. He would love to help you or someone you know with buying or selling a home!

Jean Reese | Marketing Specialist

Jean has been a resident of the Space Coast for over 12 years after moving from the Tampa Bay area. Having spent many years in the greater Boston area, Jean received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Stonehill College concentrating in Human Resource Management. While she works in real estate marketing, Jean has a history with the Walt Disney Company that gives her great expertise in dealing with clients and their needs.

Jean is active in the community of the greater Melbourne area, so, she is a great asset to Palm Realty concerning existing and potential marketing opportunities. Always looking for new ways to expand our business while serving our clients, Jean is readily available to consider new marketing strategies and programs.

Jean and her husband Jim currently live in Palm Bay with their two children. They are frequent guests at the Disney theme parks along with their son, John. Jean also has been known to hop on a cruise ship at the drop of a hat or travel with her daughter Judy whenever possible. 

Heather Rice | Sales Associate

Heather was born and raised in Brevard County where she has continued to live and work her entire life. Her real estate career started in 1999 and she has a vast knowledge of the Brevard County Real Estate market.

Heather is committed to providing her clients full time service.  Her goal is to lead her clients through the entire sales process from listing a current home, to finding the home of their dreams.  Understanding the selling and purchasing of a home can be one of the most important decisions a person makes in their life which mandates an experienced realtor that has her clients best interest as her top priority.

Heather is looking forward to providing her experience, knowledge, and resources to assure her clients have a smooth transition through the listing, purchase and final closing process. Heather can be reached at 321-626-0725.

Lupe Ruiz Stubbs | Transaction Specialist

Lupe Ruiz was born and raised in Miami Florida, and is fluent in Spanish. Her mother planted the real estate bug in Lupe from an early age as she is also a realtor and property manager in south Florida. When Lupe was ready to spread her wings, she knew she didn't want to fly far from home. She chose Melbourne Florida 4 years ago, and has never looked back! With a knack for people and contracts, Lupe has found her calling on the transactional side of real estate.

Lupe and her husband have recently purchased their first home. In her free time, Lupe loves cooking for her family and nesting in her new home. Lupe can be reached at 321-514-1139 and Lupe.transactions@gmail.com.


Margie Rutkowski | Sales Associate

Margie is originally from Long Island, New York. She and her husband, John, moved to Brevard County in 1988 and raised their two daughters on the beautiful Space Coast of Florida. Margie has been a realtor in Brevard County for over 25 years. In her real estate career, Margie has helped both buyers and sellers realize their dreams of home ownership.

Margie lives beachside in Satellite Beach with her rescue dog Miss Maggie. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and dancing. She is a Golden Steppers member at the Cocoa Village Theater.

Margie can be reached at 321-698-7060.

James Shurte |  Sales Associate

James has made Melbourne and the surrounding beaches his home for more than twenty years. He is fully aware of the current market trends and what it takes to get a great deal on a listing. He also knows how to get top dollar for your current property. When it comes to getting the job done right, you can count on James. 


James has a lot of connections within the greater Melbourne area, so please do not hesitate to call and him with any questions you might have. This process is all about the you, the client, and your needs. Real Estate is a big investment and James understands that. One thing you will get with him is a personal relationship with your needs as paramount. In the end, that goes a long way. 


James is a single father and lives beachside with his adorable toddler daughter Olivia. He knows that the Space Coast is a great place to live and would love the opportunity to earn your business and partner with you regarding your Real Estate needs.  James can be reached at 321-271-1670.