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Ben G. Schachter is the Real Estate Broker and President of Boca Raton-based The Signature Real Estate Companies. Ben’s role is critical to Signature’s day-to-day operations and long range goals and his unique and extremely effective hands-on management style ensures top down quality control and proper delegation of tasks for an extremely diverse organization.
As an undergraduate at The University of Florida, Ben majored in Political Science and gained valuable experience working part-time at a Gainesville real estate brokerage. He quickly concluded that real estate was his passion. Upon graduation in 2000, Ben relocated to South Florida, where he became an integral part of his family’s mortgage banking business. He continued his real estate career, concentrating on the luxury and ultra-luxury real estate markets as well as commercial real estate development, which allowed him to develop valuable experience working hands-on with sophisticated customers from around the world. In 2006, Ben joined The Signature Real Estate Companies and soon became President and one of the firm’s owners. Under Ben’s leadership, Signature has grown to more than a dozen residential and commercial real estate brokerage offices with over 600 Real Estate Professionals! Signature’s exponential growth is evidenced by its nearly 5,000 annual transactions, which ranked Signature as the #1 real estate brokerage in Boca Raton, #25 in Florida and #336 in the nation for transaction volume according to the 2017 Real Trends 500 Report.
With Ben’s guiding hand, Signature has also successfully ventured into several other real estate related industries, including Signature Title Group, LLC, an attorney-owned and operated title insurance company, Signature School of Real Estate, LLC, a fully-accredited real estate licensing and educational school, Signature Insurance Advisors, LLC, a full-service insurance agency, and Signature Senior Placement, LLC, a senior community placement service.
Ben is a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Instructor and Property Manager and has earned the prestigious Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)® designation. With unrivaled passion, a constant hunger for success, an unmatched support for his co-workers and an aggressive plan for growth, Ben is taking Signature in a very positive direction by focusing on the firm’s industry-first, “Agent Centric” culture that can be seen throughout the organization.
Ben is a loving husband and proud father and lives in Boynton Beach with his wife Jodi, two sons, Max and Brody, daughter, Sloane and the family’s two dogs, London and Aspen.
The advantages of living and working within the same Country Club community can reap great benefits for buyers and sellers who truly desire a complete and realistic picture of its social, recreational and lifestyle amenities..
As an active Gleneagles Country Club resident and on-site Gleneagles Country Club Real Estate Agent for the past nine years, Susan Altbach brings to the table a familiarity and knowledge of one of South Florida’s premier luxury clubs. This New York native and LIU/ Southhampton Graduate successfully listed and sold Real Estate in the Greater New York area before permanently relocating to South Florida in 2006.
Susan’s previous business experience includes working for NY Telephone, Mitsubishi International in the Commodities Sector and Liberty Mutual where she served as an Assistant Adjuster and 20 years residential sales experience in upstate New York as a broker-owner and associate broker.
She prides herself on her negotiating skills and her commitment, dedication, and willingness to go the extra mile to finalize a transaction for her many happy and satisfied clients over the years.
An avid golfer and a former Club Champion, Susan remains a active supporter of Cancer Research organizations and fundraising events hosted by Pap Corps, and Play for Pink.
Greg Anders is a retired United States Air Force pilot, now a licensed real estate professional, with his unique sense of humor, his passion for people, his patience and understanding he has a chosen the career that suites him well. Although new to the profession he has take flight immediately, becoming a extremely knowledgeable of the local market already has assisted a number of customers with buying and renting property.
As your trusted professional Real Estate advisor, my ultimate focus is your total satisfaction. Having worked in the service industry I know the value of customer service and it is my goal to provide you with superior customer value. My background in Business Consulting and Education has provided me with valuable toolkit to represent my clients with nearly all their Real Estate needs. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or investing in Real Estate I am at your service. I look forward to the opportunity to working with you on your Real Estate. Thank you.
Mark Askinazy brings decades of sales and marketing experience to Signature Commercial Realty.
After attending Voorhees Institute of Technology and majoring in Tool and Dye Engineering Design, Mark built a business manufacturing two and four drawer metal filing cabinets. After growing its sales to include major national retailers like Target, Ames and Jamesway, Mark successfully sold the business to pursue opportunities in the burgeoning voicemail / answering service industry. Within a few short years, starting with no customer base, Mark grew his new company into one of the largest answering services in Manhattan with more than 5,000 active accounts. Sensing the looming threat posed by cellular phones growing in popularity, Mark sold the business to a major telephone company in 2000. Since that time, Mark has owned and operated two eight-family apartment buildings in Brooklyn, New York while also owning and operating three different full service car washes in New York and New Jersey and also brokering the sales of multiple other car wash and oil service businesses to others in the Tristate area.
Mark also served as the Vice President of Palma at Mizner Country Club's Homeowner's Association from 2010-2015. After selling his multiple business in New York and moving to Florida as a full-time resident, Mark is utilizing his experience as a business owner to assist his clients with the purchase and sale of commercial real estate.
Mark is a current member of Florida Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, Beaches MLS and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent.
Amy Awerbuch has truly experienced the world of Real Estate from many unique perspectives – from marketing home furnishings for a major Midwest Design Center, to selling and listing high end residential properties and owning and managing an Arizona luxury vacation rental.
Since joining Signature Florida in 2018 as a Broker-Associate, Amy has today become an agent of choice among South Florida buyers and sellers seeking an agent who will provide both outstanding customer service and exceptional Real Estate expertise.
This multi-talented Michigan native studied Textiles at Arizona State prior to earning a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications marketing from Wayne State University in Detroit. She would later work for the Michigan Design Center, gaining valuable experience marketing furniture and textiles to local designers and architects.
As a licensed Michigan Realtor, Amy built a successful career selling residential properties and vacant land for Real Estate One- Max Broock Inc. in Bloomfield Hills.
The natural beauty and allure of the Southwest would eventually lead her back to Arizona where for two years she “lived her dream”- operating a five star luxury vacation home before turning her “casita” into a year-round rental property.
Amy prides herself as an exceptionally committed and astute listener- an unselfish, hard-working and committed Real estate professional who clearly relates to her clients’ needs and concerns through the entire transaction process from showing and negotiation to contracts and closing.
As a property owner herself, Amy understands those sensitive and emotional issues surrounding the vital and life-changing decisions to buy and sell residential Real Estate.
Amy Awerbuch brings to the table an enthusiasm and expertise for home designing, decorating, and staging and a true sense for how a property can best fit the needs of its present and future occupants.
Her life-long passion for riding and dressage has made her an appealing choice for equestrian clients who are looking to purchase or sell area horse properties.
When not actively practicing Real Estate, Amy enjoys spends quality time with her three children and Grandson Max, playing golf, and organic gardening.
Kim Bailey earned her Real Estate license and joined Signature in April, 2018, bringing to the table the insight and expertise of a dedicated, enthusiastic and committed working professional who has experienced first-hand the business of Real Estate throughout South Florida.
As an employee for a local County Sheriff’s Department, Kim has successfully maneuvered through the foreclosure and eviction process, working directly with trustees, tenants and the owners of distressed properties who face losing their homes.
Kim’s sensitivity and concern for those who look to her for guidance through difficult times has made her a top agent of choice for buyers and sellers who seek a hard working professional with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of home ownership today.
The South Florida native studied Business Administration and Criminal Justice at Broward Community College before embarking upon a highly successful Law Enforcement career. She has been the recipient of FEMA Training awards and outstanding performance evaluations over the years from supervisors who have recognized Kim’s day to day commitment and dedication on the job.
A penchant for accuracy and details truly defines Kim Bailey’s work ethic. For 13 years, she supervised budgets and payroll, oversaw government grants and coordinated purchasing and receiving activity as an Administrative Law Enforcement Specialist.
Traveling throughout Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach neighborhoods, Kim learned how vital and relevant an up- to- date understanding of Home Security and protection of real and personal property can be - a “behind the scenes” knowledge that she now passes on to her growing referral network of buyers, sellers, renters and investors.
The ability to communicate, interact, and educate her clientele about contracts and the law clearly defines Kim’s appeal for those seeking a most qualified personable, trustworthy and attentive agent- an enthusiastic and creative “people person” with a unique perspective of the Real Estate Industry from both a public and private perspective.
Away from work, Kim Bailey enjoys decorating her own home while spending quality time with her husband and four children. She is a licensed Cosmetologist and Notary who remains 100% committed to helping people.
Tamara Balbirer is a licensed real estate professional and member of the National Association of Realtors. She lives in Boca Raton, along with her husband, Louis, and two sons.
As it is for many REALTORS®, real estate is not her first career. Prior to becoming a Realtor, she was employed by AT&T. Her career with AT&T began as a software developer, then continued through a range of functions including system testing, hiring and technical training of new employees, then into management after a few years and completing her Master’s Certificate in project management.
As a Realtor specializing in residential properties in Palm Beach County, she brings energy, dedication, and personal knowledge to her customers. She has the technical background to creatively market your property for sale on the internet as well as encourage other agents to choose your home from the many available on the MLS. Her love of “the hunt” for the perfect home to match a buyer’s desires is her forte’.
Together, you and Tamara can find the perfect home for you. Please don’t hesitate to call her to market your property for sale or to partner with her to find your next home.
DIRECT: 561-706-3946 | EMAIL: TAMARA@SIGNATUREFLORIDA.COM