The A Team of SWFL

The A Team sells homes in Bonita Springs

“The A Team”

MAL GRIFFIN PA, Realtor -GRI
&

SARAH THOMPSON PA, Realtor - ABR, CRS

“We Are Committed to Providing ‘A’ Level Service to All of Our Clients.”

Team Leaders, Mal Griffin and Sarah Thompson, have been living and working here in paradise-- the greater Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero & Fort Myers area-- for over 30 years.  We love our sunny, breezy, subtropical home, and we think you will too!   

“We Are Committed to Providing ‘A’ Level Service to All of Our Clients”

Whether your goal is to find your first Southwest Florida dream home, or to move on to another, Mal and Sarah and “The A Team” will implement an energetic and effective plan to accomplish your goals.  With our team’s extensive knowledge of the real estate market in the entire southwest Florida region, we will counsel you and help you make the right decisions, whether you are purchasing or selling in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero or Fort Myers. We have partners in Marco Island and Cape Coral also, as well as a network of affiliates around the world who can help with your transition to Southwest Florida!

Marketing is Everything when it comes to selling real estate!

Marketing a residential property includes many components, all of which we do very well! From staging and world class photography…to the best web presence and print advertising of any Broker in the region…Your property will have the best marketing money can buy.  We will be happy to come and present to you a personalized marketing plan to get top dollar for your property.

RESULTS COUNT…

The A Team and John R Wood Properties’ Accomplishments:

  • John R Wood Properties -Platinum Award winners
  • Over $200 million sold in the last 20 years
  • John R Wood Properties is the # 1 Broker in Southwest Florida 
  • In the Bonita - Estero Market alone in 2018 we did more than DOUBLE the volume of the next competitor! 
    • John R. Wood Properties $376.3M
    • Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. $180.0M
    • Premiere Plus $163.6M
    • Royal Shell $151.9M
    • Keller Williams $130.5M
    • MVP Realty $119.2M
    • Realty World $118.0M
    • Coldwell Banker $100.6M

Call us if you want to experience ‘A’ Level real estate service for yourselves…You will be glad you did!


Our Team Members

Sarah Thompson sells homes in Bonita Springs Designations

ABR, CRS

Sarah Thompson

Bonita Springs Office (239) 398-8333

Sarah Thompson PA, Realtor® ABR, CRS
Licensed since 1971 and a Southwest Florida resident since 1988, Sarah's knowledge of the Naples, Bonita, and Estero real estate markets is unsurpassed. Sarah is a consistent multi-million dollar producer and is a partner with her husband, Mal Griffin, in "The A Team", where their mission is described as.... "Committed to Providing 'A' Level Service to Every Client."  Sarah hails from a small town in North Carolina but was raised in the big Navy town of Norfolk, Virginia, where she attained a marketing degree from Old Dominion University... She and Mal have two grown sons and a daughter and two cherished grandchildren.

Sarah’s Florida real estate career has encompassed representing some of the nation’s top homebuilders in Naples, Bonita Springs, and Estero, as well as general real estate sales of luxury homes and condominiums. Additionally, Sarah spent six years as a top producing mortgage loan officer for Barnett Bank (now Bank of America). She has always been a top producer, in real estate and mortgage financing. Her extensive knowledge and expertise in finance has helped her to advise and assist her real estate clients. Sarah’s education and credentials include designation as a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR).  You will find that Sarah brings her southern friendliness to her real estate practice and professes to be on a “hugging basis” with most of her clients.

 

Mal Griffin sells homes in Bonita Springs Designations

GRI, e-PRO

Mal Griffin

Bonita Springs Office (239) 398-9908

Mal Griffin PA, Realtor® GRI, e-Pro
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Mal was a Navy “junior” who lived all over the world growing up. He has a grown daughter, Kim, a financial consultant of whom he is extremely proud, and he and wife and partner, Sarah Thompson have two fabulous grandchildren, Paige and Dean.  Mal and Sarah have been full time residents of Southwest Florida since 1988. They live in one of their favorite gated, golf course communities, Pelican Sound Golf and River Club, in Estero, Florida, which is just north of Naples, between Bonita Springs and Fort Myers. 

Mal graduated from Annapolis High School and the University of Maryland with a degree in Marketing. He was a Naval Aviator, an A7 attack jet carrier pilot until 1978, a period in which he describes having some of the best experiences of his life. First licensed as a Realtor in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1979, Mal had a successful real estate practice there specializing in residential sales, property management, and small investment Mal Griffin PA, Realtor® GRI, e-Pro
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Mal was a Navy “junior” who lived all over the world growing up. He has a grown daughter, Kim, a financial consultant of whom he is extremely proud, and he and wife and partner, Sarah Thompson have two fabulous grandchildren, Paige and Dean.  Mal and Sarah have been full time residents of Southwest Florida since 1988. They live in one of their favorite gated, golf course communities, Pelican Sound Golf and River Club, in Estero, Florida, which is just north of Naples, between Bonita Springs and Fort Myers. 
Mal graduated from Annapolis High School and the University of Maryland with a degree in Marketing. He was a Naval Aviator, an A7 attack jet carrier pilot until 1978, a period in which he describes having some of the best experiences of his life. First licensed as a Realtor in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1979, Mal had a successful real estate practice there specializing in residential sales, property management, and small investment syndications. Mal has helped many families to find their perfect southwest Florida home. His friendly demeanor and extensive knowledge of local values puts his clients at ease and gives them confidence in his first class, ‘A Level’ service. 

. Mal has helped many families to find their perfect southwest Florida home. His friendly demeanor and extensive knowledge of local values puts his clients at ease and gives them confidence in his first class, ‘A Level’ service. 

 

Barbara Dunlap sells homes in Bonita Springs Designations

ABR, e-PRO

Barbara Dunlap

Bonita Springs Office (239) 405-0251

Barb Dunlap, Realtor® ABR, e-Pro
Barb’s sales experience started early in Tucson, Arizona and then in New York, finally arriving in paradise in 1999. Barb had a career as a Sales Trainer for one of the top 10 banks in the nation and was mentioned nationally for her marketing and advertising accomplishments. Her experience in a national marketing setting, being certified in several needs based sales training programs, and writing her own training programs provided a great base for her real estate career. Barb has been a consistent recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award since 2001. Her attention to detail and caring attitude make Barb the choice of many Buyers and Sellers to help them with their real estate needs. 

Barb has two sons, Bob in New York and Stacy in Michigan, who have given her three beautiful grandchildren that delight her. Barb and her fiancé, Leigh, are residents in one of her favorite Southwest Florida communities, Pelican Sound Golf and River Club. Barb has helped many families to move into Pelican Sound as well as to other fine communities in SW Florida. She can help you make a smooth transition to paradise too! 

 

Ron Sinks sells homes in Bonita Springs Designations

GRI, SFR

Ron Sinks

Bonita Springs Office (239) 877-6878

Ron Sinks, Realtor® GRI, SFR
Ron Sinks began his residency in Southwest Florida in 1989 when he and his then fiancé Darline Hillard decided that southwest Florida was the wonderful, tropical oasis where they both wanted to live. Ron is originally from Bowie, Texas where he was first licensed in Texas in 1972 owning and managing his own real estate and tax service and was instrumental in developing the Bowie, TX Board of REALTORS. Ron's professional affiliations include: Broker Associate and active member of the local, state and national Associations of REALTORS®. Past Director for Naples Area Board of REALTORS® and past President of Montague County Board of REALTORS®. Ron’s designations include: GRI (Graduate Realtors Institute), and SFR (Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource).

Ron is dedicated to his customers but tries to find a little time for fishing and golf which is so abundant in SW Florida. Dear to Ron’s heart are his daughter Kristi and two granddaughters, P-Dee and Kaydee, who live in Joshua, Texas and love to call Ron and Darline Mee Maw and Pee Paw (It’s a Texas thing). When you hire Ron to help you with your real estate needs you will find a sincere and dedicated professional and a new friend as well.