Property Management

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Justin Recca Broker, Owner

Justin Recca is the broker of Innovative Realty, LLC and is actively engaged in both the sales and property management functions of the company.

Justin attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL where he graduated in 1998. Following graduation, he moved to Orlando and began working as a sheriff's deputy with the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. After a few years in law enforcement, he decided to pursue other avenues and developed an interest in real estate. In mid-2003, he embarked on his real estate career as an investor purchasing single-family homes and condos in the Central Florida area for resale or for inclusion in the company's rental portfolio. By 2006, the company had purchased over eight and a half million dollars’ worth of property and he and his wife continue to invest today. In 2018, Justin was appointed by the Governor or Florida, Rick Scott, to serve on the nine-member Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) whose duties include the regulation and oversight of licensed Florida Real Estate Appraisers. Justin enjoys utilizing his varied background and experience in law enforcement, sales, management and real estate investing to benefit the residents and owners of Innovative Realty.

When not working, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters, traveling, biking, shooting sports and Crossfit and believes any ailments or stresses can be cured with an hour workout at the box, especially on heavy Olympic lifting days!

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Liz Recca Vice President, Realtor®

Liz Recca was instrumental in the early days of Innovative Realty and still maintains a hand in the development of the business and assists in its growth and development. She is also the part-time Executive Director for the Space Coast Apartment Association.

Originally from Columbus, IN, Liz has been a resident of Orlando since 1993 and began her career in real estate in 1995 with ZOM Residential Services, a large regional multi-family management company, as an on-site resident representative. Over the years, she was promoted to property director and charged with the responsibility of managing some of ZOM'S largest and most prestigious communities. In 2001, Liz then became ZOM'S operations coordinator working from the corporate office and was responsible for the due diligence and audits of all ZOM owned properties as well as third party management properties. Liz left ZOM in late 2003 but still maintains close ties to ZOM and her former colleagues. Liz brings over 24 years of property management experience to Innovative Realty and is eager to apply her experience and knowledge to benefit our clients.

In her spare time, Liz serves as chef, chauffeur, housekeeper, and schedule coordinator for her and Justin’s two daughters, Sydney and Sophie, and also enjoys traveling, swimming, reading and spending time with family.

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Kati Ettinger Director of Operations

Kati Ettinger is the Director of Operations for Innovative Realty, LLC and focuses on managing the office and staff, back-end data entry, handling accounts, finances, and payroll, ensuring financial compliance, and IT services for the company. When she’s not re-organizing the office (again), she spends time with her son and attends sci-fi conventions with her husband.

Kati was raised in Orlando, FL and graduated from Valencia College with a degree in Business Administration. She began her career in real estate when she started with Innovative Realty as the office assistant. She quickly took on more responsibility, as well as tried her hand at both leasing and sales. In 2012, she became the full-time Office Manager, and in mid-2014 she began taking over the accounting. Kati brings over twelve years of office and management experience to Innovative Realty and has a passion for keeping the office organized and technologically savvy. Kati has been with Innovative Realty since March 2011.

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Darby Uhl Property Manager, Realtor®

Darby Uhl is the Property Manager for Innovative Realty and is responsible for resident and owner relations, inspections, lease renewals, and generally making sure your investment is performing smoothly. She works to ensure that our tenants have a smooth transition, whether moving in or out of properties. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with family and friends at farmers markets, hiking trails, or playing with her golden retriever.

Darby graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Rollins College. While at Rollins, she spent her time rowing on Winter Park’s lakes and working at real estate firms throughout the greater Orlando area. Darby obtained her real estate sales license in 2017 and has a passion for helping people find their ideal living spaces. Darby has been with Innovative Realty since October 2017.

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Luisa Matthes Property Manager

Luisa Matthes is the Property Manager for Innovative Realty and is responsible for assisting with resident and owner relations, inspections, lease renewals, and generally making sure your investment is performing smoothly. Originally from Germany, Luisa loves adventures and experiencing other cultures. In her free time, Luisa enjoys being active through any outdoor activities and spending time with her loved ones.

Luisa has been in property management since 2017. With over 10 years of Five-Star hospitality experience in Marketing and Event Planning, Luisa is a dynamic communicator, and she's always willing to go the extra mile to ensure people are well taken care of, owners and residents. Luisa is able to handle all the details related to your investment without batting an eye. Luisa is professional at marketing your property-particularly social media. You certainly want her in your corner! Luisa has been with Innovative Realty since September 2019.

Fluent in: German

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Hannah Jordan Office Coordinator

Hannah Jordan is the office coordinator for Innovative Realty and is responsible for marketing, rental inquiries, lease renewals, client satisfaction, and helping the staff as needed. On the weekends, you can find her hiking the state parks with her family and her dog, Remi.

Hannah attended the University of North Florida and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with a concentration in public relations. With her past experience working in a law firm, she understands the importance of being ethical, thorough and detail-oriented. She also had the opportunity to intern at a nonprofit organization where her love of helping people ignited into a passion. She aims to provide exceptional support to staff and our clients, and does so with a smile. Hannah has been with Innovative Realty since August 2017.

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Alberto Nikodimov Business Development Manager, Realtor®

Alberto is the Business Development Manager for Innovative Realty LLC and is responsible for growing our business by attracting new owners and acquiring new properties for our portfolio. In his free time he is actively playing soccer in local leagues in Florida or travelling and exploring new cultures.

Alberto graduated from the University of South Wales with a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies and moved to the States shortly after to start his career in real estate. He has three years of experience in managing investment properties throughout Florida. He is also great in communicating the value provided to our owners by using innovative marketing campaigns and organizing events. Alberto is professional, friendly, and genuinely interested in helping Innovative Realty’s clients get the best out of their investment properties. Alberto has been with Innovative Realty since September 2020.

Fluent in: Greek & Bulgarian

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Brett Butler Assistant Property Manager

Brett Butler is the Assistant Property Manager for Innovative Realty and is responsible for assisting with resident and owner relations, inspections, lease renewals, and generally making sure your investment is performing smoothly. Outside of real estate, he enjoys exploring nature, stand-up comedy, working out, and spending time with his family and friends.

Brett attended the University of Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation in 2013. He obtained his real estate sales associate license in 2018. Before joining the Innovative Realty team in Orlando, Brett worked in property management in both the Gainesville and Ocala, Florida markets. He has experience managing a variety of property types including single family homes, condos, office space, and retail. Brett has been with Innovative Realty since June 2021.

Real Estate Sales

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Kelly Kelly Realtor® / Broker Associate

Kelly has been buying and selling houses with her husband, Matt, since 2009. She is originally from the Chicagoland suburbs and very much enjoyed their flipping adventures there. Prior to her career in real estate, Kelly enjoyed a 10-year teaching career as a language specialist working with students from kindergarten through the graduate level as well as a professional coaching career in figure skating for over 15 years. Her post graduate degrees in administration and curriculum design anchor the team’s systemic approach for seamless processing and smooth transactions. Her love for the Spanish language allows the team to serve both English and Spanish-speaking clients.

Her favorite thing about Central Florida is being outdoors all year long and enjoying the parks and beaches—especially when friends and family come to visit.

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Matt Kelly Realtor® / Sales Associate

Matt has been buying and selling homes with his wife, Kelly, since 2009. His Gold Key Certification® signifies a commitment to excellence and professionalism among Realtors®. Matt is detail-oriented and meticulous regarding all aspects of real estate transactions to ensure that everyone is receiving extraordinary service and an experience worth passing along to their family and friends. On the property management front, Matt is passionate about protecting your investment, and he’s the guy you want in your corner. Prior to his real estate career, Matt worked with local governments, contractors and business owners as a Thermographer and Energy Analyst to implement the International Energy Conservation Code. He also directed a non-profit organization for students called Young Life.

Alongside of real estate, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, volunteering, exercising, learning and teaching about a wide variety of subjects, playing the guitar, and exploring all the small-town-feels of the big-city-life that Central Florida has to offer.

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Caitlin Clark Realtor® / Sales Associate

Caitlin is a licensed real estate agent for TK Moves. Born and raised in Central Florida, Caitlin is an excellent advisor in local markets. Her passion for people and service shine in all that she does, and she'll do everything she can to ensure a positive real estate sales experience. Caitlin particularly enjoys helping clients to find just the right home to meet their needs and desires.

In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, especially her two small children.

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Leonore Chamberlain Executive Assistant

Leonore serves as an executive assistant for TK Moves. She originally comes from a beautiful small town in Germany and started a new life in Florida 15 years ago. She enjoyed a teaching career of 10 years and is now excited to start applying her skills of great organization, creativity, and problem-solving alongside her passion for people of all backgrounds to real estate.

In her free time, Leonore loves spending time with her family, traveling the world, and learning about different cultures. She also enjoys playing the piano and learning more about how to live healthy on a day to day basis.