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Michael Saunders - Properties


Michael Saunders & Company is an upscale, full-service real estate brokerage dedicated to a long-standing tradition of excellence, professionalism and integrity.

A Commitment to You, Their dedication to customer service remains as focused today as it was 40 years ago when we opened our first office. They pledge to make one of the most important transactions of your life a rewarding and enjoyable experience.


Real Estate Service 

Areas Served

Sarasota, Boca Grande, Bradenton, Englewood, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Venice, Punta Gorda. 


Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat - Sun: 9:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m


Unique, uncharted and filled with potential. The only place where a woman with vision, tenacity and an unbridled passion for the region could build a company just as special as the place it was born. Seeing an opportunity to provide a real estate brokerage dedicated to the utmost in customer service, Michael Saunders founded Michael Saunders & Company over 40 years ago — in 1976. Little did she know at the time that her new brand of customer engagement—delivered with her signature style from a single small office on Sarasota's St. Armands Circle — would grow to include 26 branch offices in three Florida counties; and an influence on the real estate business felt around the world.

Even from its earliest days, Michael's was a company informed by solid core values, driven by knowledge and hard work; and based on the mutual trust that develops from cultivating lasting customer relationships. Pretty much a voice in the wilderness back then, Michael’s deeply held values along with a keen focus on customer service and global connections are now shared by dedicated agents—from Bradenton to Boca Grande. 

In 2003, Michael was joined in the business by her son Drayton, who grew up around the company even as it was growing. Drayton not only shares Michael's passion for real estate but also her fierce insistence on remaining an independent company focused on serving the unique needs of her local constituents on Florida's Gulf Coast.

The company they have built together goes beyond real estate to being a proud member of the communities that have contributed so much to its success. Giving back to these communities is a value that starts at the top and is shared by members of the Michael Saunders & Company family. For this reason, the MSC Foundation was founded as a way to engage our agents, management and staff at every level of charitable giving to the members of our community most in need of shelter, sustenance and a path to self-sufficiency.

Our earnest beginnings have blossomed into a corporate culture where character, integrity and good works speak for themselves; and every customer interaction should lead to a rewarding real estate experience. And it all began with a lady named Michael.