Meet Ben G. Friedlander…

  Ben Friedlander has been a full-time, professional REALTOR® since 1975. A licensed real estate broker having attained the Certified Residential Specialist designation, Ben specializes in the sales and marketing of homes in St. Petersburg and the Beaches (including St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, Madeira Beach, Redington & Tierra Verde).
  Ben has been recognized among both clients and peers for his professionalism and concern for the community. He was awarded REALTOR® of the Year honors by the St. Petersburg Suncoast Association of REALTORS® in 1993 and was given the REALTOR® Ambassador award in 1992. That same year, he was also given the Florida Association of Realtors first Humanitarian of the Year Award.  
Personal Information
  A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Ben has lived in St. Petersburg since 1974. He graduated from Ohio University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. Eventually, a fascination with real estate and the homes in St. Petersburg and Beach areas led him into real estate and he has been very successful as a REALTOR® ever since.

Married for 37 years, Ben and his wife are the parents of two grown children that graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. When not spending time with his clients or his family, Ben serves his community through his involvement with local civic groups including the Suncoasters.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys photography, art shows, community events and woodturning.

  Ben is a member of the Pinellas Suncoast Association of REALTORS® where he has helped shape the future of real estate in the area by serving as the Saint Petersburg Suncoast Association of Realtors® President in 1997-98. He also served as a Director, Treasurer, Secretary, MLS chair, District MLS chair, Realtors for Retarded Children chair and various other committees. Ben is also active with the Florida Association of REALTORS® where he has served as a Director 1988 through 2002. He has also been on several committees including Realtor/Attorney Committee, the Contract sub-committee, and 1999 chair of the Business Forms Committee. In addition, Ben is a member and is a Past President of the Independent Real Estate Professionals. Ben has also served two years as a Director of the National Association of REALTORS®.  
Professional Philosophy
  It is obvious from the moment you meet Ben Friedlander that he enjoys his job and he enjoys working with people. While serving his clients with knowledge and integrity, Ben is very much a “people person.”

“I aim for complete client satisfaction in all of my transactions,” explains Ben. “To accomplish that I constantly update my skills and knowledge so that I can provide the most current information and accurate guidance available. In addition, I keep an open and constant line of communication throughout the transaction so that everyone knows exactly what is happening at all times.”

If a knowledgeable and personable REALTOR® is what you are seeking in your next real estate transaction, call Ben Friedlander today at (727)381-6683.