Matt Lashinger Having grown up in a family with deep roots in the Palm Beaches residential planning, design, construction, and interior design community, Matt uniquely understands the area’s real estate market, culture, institutions, and community.
After attending The Benjamin School and graduating from Dwyer High School, Matt remained in Jupiter. He attended Florida Atlantic University, where he honed an amateur golf game that became a professional career, taking him to play competitively throughout the world.
Matt is also an avid sport fisherman and enjoys traveling to the Bahamas. Matt continues to reside in Jupiter, Florida.
Brian Cummings – Prior to joining Water Pointe Realty Group, Brian enjoyed a 30+ year career as a Federal Agent and a U.S. Diplomat serving at multiple embassies overseas. His public service career burnished his core values of integrity, loyalty, commitment, and collaboration. Furthermore, as a former federal law enforcement officer, Brian upholds the highest standards for discretion and confidentiality, and always places his clients’ interests foremost.
Brian grew up in South Florida in the 1970s and 1980s in a family entrenched in the burgeoning real estate and building construction industries. As a result, he is able to immediately recognize real estate opportunities and places a premium on prime location and above-standard craftsmanship. Through hands-on experience remodeling homes, Brian continually develops his building construction depth of knowledge, from present-day hurricane roofing standards to pouring concrete footers. As a real estate professional, his focus is always to patiently counsel his clients to help them realize the maximum value and quality for their investment or home, because in the end, customer satisfaction is paramount.
Brian and his family currently reside in Jupiter, Florida. He attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale and received his B.A. degree at the University of Florida. He is married to his wife, Lynn, and they have one son who attends Jupiter High School. When not scouting properties, Brian is an avid saltwater fisherman and enjoys restoring classic automobiles.
Katy Whittington. Born and raised in New Jersey, Katy Whittington relocated to the Jupiter/Tequesta area 20+ years ago. Katy and her husband, Adam, have two children who attend Jupiter Christian School. They also own and operate Blueline Surf and Paddle Company, a local business specializing in water lifestyle activities and have been giving back to this great community for over 12 years.
As a fitness enthusiast, Katy is passionate about health and wellness, and enjoys working out with friends. She and her family love boating along the area’s beautiful waterways, and snorkeling and fishing in the Bahamas. When not enjoying the water and great local weather, Katy and her family love traveling out west exploring the mountains and hitting the slopes.
Let Katy’s love and passion for the community, as well as experience in the area raising a family – be the guide to help you find your perfect home.
As a graduate of the University of Florida, where she obtained both her Bachelor and Juris Doctor degree, Jaime prides herself on being very diligent and thorough on each transaction. Whether buying or selling, this quality is essential when getting the best deal during negotiations and preparation of contracts. Additionally, having renovated and built several homes from Miami Beach to Martin County, Jaime brings a sense of knowledge and foresight for her clients to help them see a “diamond in the rough” when they may not be able to visualize it for themselves. With over 20+ years of professional sales and marketing experience, specifically in the digital marketing area, Jaime will be an asset to you when navigating this market. For example, when selling your home, through her comprehensive and precise Strategic Marketing Analysis and Vision Plan she does all the heavy lifting on each and every stage of the selling process to be as efficient and thorough as possible. Jaime has a love for this industry and understands what true customer service should look like and that is what separates her from the competition.
Like many people searching in this fast-paced market, Jaime suggests finding a property that would best fit your needs as you can always alter your current home but cannot change your community. For her she was mainly looking for a community with an emphasis on boating and fishing. Tequesta instantly became Jaime’s favorite waypoint. With the abundance of waterways, a nearby inlet to the open water, few fixed bridges and a large fishing and boating community who support and promote local businesses and love for our oceans it is easy to see why it was a perfect fit. The locally owned restaurants, shopping, and beautiful year-round weather were all just icing on the cake! If you want to know some of her favorite spots, just ask as she would be happy to share them with you as well.
Having lived in Florida for most of her life, Jaime, her husband, two teenage children, and her two dogs, always seem to find themselves out on the water whenever possible. When not working with her buyers and sellers, you can find Jaime spending time with her family offshore fishing, heading to the Bahamas, taking their boat to the local sandbars or scuba diving during mini season for those illusive bugs. As a self-proclaimed foodie and baker, she loves creating sweet treats for her friends and family.
Jaime is just one phone call away to help you navigate these real estate waters, so feel free to reach out today!
Alexis is a Florida native, born and raised in the beautiful town of Naples. After spending time living in Chicago and San Francisco, she returned to her Florida roots, attending the University of Central Florida. Alexis graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. This knowledge has provided her with valuable skills that she uses daily in real estate negotiations, educating homebuyers and sellers, and effectively marketing her listings.
Before real estate, Alexis worked in sales for almost 10 years. Her successful tenure as a Sales Director allowed her to naturally transition into real estate. Passionate about networking and consulting, the shift to help align buyer’s priorities with a home they love is a genuine fit. With her extensive sales background, she has strong negotiation skills and is determined to find her clients a home of their dreams.
Alexis and her husband moved to South Florida with their young daughter, landing in Tequesta. They fell in love with the slice of paradise that embodies Jupiter. This passion inspired Alexis to become a real estate agent to help others make this area home.
Alexis enjoys being outdoors and active, soaking up the Florida sunshine. She lives in Tequesta Country Club with her husband, 3-year-old daughter, and 2 rescue dogs (with another baby girl arriving in April 2022). In her free time, she enjoys sailing, running, cruising around the Jupiter sandbars, traveling the world, and volunteering at animal rescues.
Having been an accomplished PGA golf professional for over twenty years, Chris Connelly now brings his vast knowledge of customer service and resourcefulness to the real estate world. While a significant career change, Chris enthusiastically looks forward to the incredible opportunity of helping homeowners find a property in an area he’s come to love. Growing up in the golf business has allowed Chris to winter in South Florida for many seasons and helps him to identify with those who seek comfort from the winter months of the Midwest and Northeast.
With a focus on real estate, his passion for the game of golf continues as a coach for The First Tee of the Palm Beaches, an international youth development organization that introduces the game of golf and its inherent values to kids and teens.
Born in New Britain, CT, and raised in Canandaigua, NY, Chris now resides in Jupiter with his wife, Amy, and their beloved Golden Retriever, Max. When not spending time with family and friends, they enjoy playing golf, being outdoors, dining at local establishments, traveling to new places, and exploring all South Florida has to offer.
Ann Busbee is a Florida Native from Panama City, Florida in the Panhandle. She spent her adult life in Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Annapolis, Maryland areas. She and her husband of 40 years, Wallace “Buz” Busbee sailed from Annapolis, MD on their 34’ Sailboat named “Jezebel” when he retired from the Veterans Administration as Inspector General of Auditing in 1985. The Busbees settled in Stuart in late 1980s. They began their real estate careers in early 1990s and opened Busbee Realty. Ann served as a Local Chapter President of Martin County Women’s Council of Realtors®, and as Director for the Realtor® Association of Martin County. Ann will continue to lend her expertise and an ear when needed.
Her hobbies include working out at the gym early in morning, walking her neighborhood, and reading. She is highly respected by her peers and is very loyal to her clients, customers, friends and family.
Not quite a native, Yara Bashoor moved to Florida as a young child in 1976. Growing up in Fort Lauderdale, she developed a natural love for the Florida lifestyle and all the area has to offer.
Yara’s education includes a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Miami, 1990, and a Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from Nova Southeastern University, 1996. She practiced law in Florida and California for over 15 years. Yara also launched a successful handbag company that operated until 2020.
In 1993, while in law school, Yara purchased her first investment rental property. It was an old, little house zoned for residential and office use in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Throughout her life, the one constant has been investing in residential and commercial properties in Broward County and Martin County, Florida. Over the years, Yara learned the business and excelled in her own personal real estate endeavors and now she is thrilled to assist clients and customers with the buying and selling of real estate.
Yara is well traveled and fluent in Spanish. She lived in Colombia as a child and is quite conversant in French having studied the language during her summers as a teenager in the South of France.
Her favorite hobby is flying a Cessna 172 and from 3,000 feet above exploring the beautiful Treasure Coast
Rosi Schroeder and Cat Altschuler have spent most of their lives in and around the Treasure Coast. After a short time away, they each moved back to the Treasure Coast and now call Martin county home. These former stay-at-home moms have real hands-on knowledge regarding what to do and where to go for fun family activities, sports and schools in our area. They have dedicated the last few years to their children and their school as well as actively volunteering in the community. As long-time residents of Palm City, the real estate team of Cat and Rosi is a key resource providing reliable information to anyone relocating to Martin County.
Rosi was born and raised in Vero Beach. After working as a production assistant for Nickelodeon Studios, she switched gears and pursued a career in Radiology at UF Shands in Jacksonville. Rosi and her husband Todd returned to the Treasure Coast in 2001. She enjoys sailing, boating, snow skiing and being active with their two children.
Cat and Rosi are active volunteers in the community. Through various committees, nonprofit organizations and activities, these former stay-at-home moms have an extensive knowledge of the Treasure Coast and all our area has to offer. The real estate team of Cat and Rosi look forward to many years with the esteemed Water Pointe Realty Group, selling to new and relocating families on the Treasure Coast.
Carolynn Strom, RN, SRES, REALTOR, was born and raised in Stuart, named one of the South’s Best Small Towns by Southern Living in 2022. Carolynn’s family has been well known in the construction and real estate industry since 1977. Having this lifelong exposure has made it extremely helpful when assisting both buyers and sellers.
Carolynn understands that selling or buying a home can be very emotional. With a degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia, a Registered Nurse, and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, she will put your interests and well-being first whether you are buying or selling your home. Her strong ties to the community, her knowledge of the market, her integrity, and her networking skills gives her an edge over the competition in this fast-paced market to help you with your real estate needs. Carolynn is quick to address your concerns and her attention to detail which is necessary to get you to the closing table.
One of Carolynn’s many hobbies is staging homes, especially important to sellers. She is a great resource for all the fabulous décor Stuart’s charming shops have to offer. When not working as a Realtor®, she is busy with her teenagers’ sports and school functions. Not only is she an ardent Georgia Bulldog fan but also a loyal Army Black Knight. Carolynn’s husband and father-in-law are West Point alumni, and her son is soon to follow in those footsteps as a 2022 cadet. She has been active in the community serving as past member of Junior League, Stuart Middle School PTSA, St. Mary’s Church, and the Hibiscus Center. With her warm and friendly personality, you can be confident that Carolynn will go the extra mile when working with you to help navigate you on your real estate journey.