Our Team

Tony Burkhart

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Tony’s background is in sales and marketing and he has been boating for over 50 years. He has owned numerous boats, both sail and power, and currently owns a 42 ft Grand Banks Trawler. Growing... Read More

Capt. Ralph Bush

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Ralph has been on the water, in some form, all his life. He grew up around the lakes and rivers of Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma. A move to Florida allowed him to spend time sailing... Read More

Daryl Hall

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Daryl Hall has been a professional yacht broker in SW Florida for over 12 years and is very knowledgeable of boating from the Sarasota area waters south through Fort Myers. Daryl has a passion for... Read More

Nick Hay

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Nick is a licensed USCG Captain and in boating since the age of 12. He has cruised the Bahamas and raced in the Newport Beach to Ensenada, Mexico Sailboat Race many times. He became an... Read More

Turk Hemseri

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Turk is a licensed USCG Captain. His love affair with boats began in the mid 1970’s. At that time, he owned a 19′ bowrider and eventually graduated to a 45′ aft cabin “live aboard,” owning... Read More

Mike Kelly

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
After marrying his high school sweetheart, Mike and his wife moved to Florida to raise their two children. He started his yacht brokerage career as a manager for Underwood Marine in Miami, one of the... Read More

Dan Leather

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Dan has a 50-ton USCG Masters license, is a private pilot and was manager of Marina Yacht Brokers in Florida before joining Pier One Yacht Sales. He has been a licensed & bonded yacht broker... Read More

Joe Maggio

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Joe has 40 years experience in building and outfitting custom boats for the world’s most discriminating buyers and avid boaters. Joe Maggio is the former CEO and owner of Salt Shaker Custom Yachts. He offers... Read More

Skip Mansfield

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Skip Mansfield has been in the sailing and boating business most of his lifetime. His working career has spanned work with Mt. Desert Yacht Yard (Maine), Wm. Edgar John Shipyard in Rye (NY), Atlantic Mutual... Read More

Ray Mason

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Ray has been a licensed and bonded yacht broker for over 10 years, specializing in trawlers and motor yachts. As managing partner with SeaAmerica Yacht Sales, he opened and managed the Punta Gorda sales office;... Read More

Ron Vendegna

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Ron offers his buyers and sellers the benefit of 25-years experience in the boating industry, including 18 years as an executive with the world’s largest marine retailer. He is a seasoned professional with cruising experience... Read More

Jerry Wheeler

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Jerry Wheeler has over 25 years of diverse professional experience in the Marine industry.  In addition to his work for the past 5 years as sales associate with Crown International Yacht Sales, he was a... Read More

Dennis Hartig

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Captain Dennis has lived on the water his entire life, owned and built boats since the age of 14. Having experienced life as a cruiser and a live aboard as well as spending several years... Read More

Dave Schroeder

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Born in New York, and raised in CT, Dave moved to Florida in 1975. And that time he ran a large aircraft company in Ft. Lauderdale. For the last 40 years, Dave devotes all his... Read More
Our resident broker at our Cape Haze, FL location, William “Stoney” Stonecipher was born in Key West, FL and raised in sunny San Diego, CA. Stoney had his first boat even before he had his... Read More

Julio Leal

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Julio brings three decades of boating experience for his clients. From cruising Tellico Lake in east Tennessee, where he grew up and went to school as, to South America and parts of the Caribbean. He... Read More

David Plank

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
David has spent most of his adult life on or around the water. At 20, he purchased a 17’ daysailer and taught himself how to sail on the North Shore of Boston. He traded up... Read More

Bill Stamp

Broker, PierOne Yacht Sales
Bill Stamp has been into power boating since he was 16 years old, navigating the waters of the Great Lakes from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Born in Canada, now with dual citizenship, he has called Florida... Read More

Matthew Whitehead

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Born and raised in Panama City, Florida, Matthew has always had a passion for the water. When he was younger, he focused his energy towards the sport of sailing and eventually worked his way up... Read More

Brad Grant

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Brad is retired from the Aviation Industry and a US Navy and Air Force veteran. With over 40 years of boating experience, living aboard both Sail and Power boats Brad has extensive knowledge of Shipboard... Read More

Mike Gwinn

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Originally from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, Mike enlisted in the United States Marine Corps straight out of high school as an 0311 Infantry Marine.  While in training Mike was selected to join the Security Force... Read More

Randy Fleming

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales

Clint Johnson

Managing Broker, Ft. Myers Office
A native of Oregon, Clint enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and shipped out to Naval boot camp (now closed) in Orlando, Florida in December of 1990. After boot camp, he... Read More

Ed Schmidt

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Ed has over 45 years of marine operations, yacht sales and marketing experience.  Polished, poised, and accomplished in sail, powerboat and motor yacht digital marketing and advertising strategies supporting multiple marine development and marketing campaigns... Read More

Kirt Schuldt

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Kirt has been involved in sail boat racing, live-aboard long distance cruising, boat repair and related marine industry activities for more than 40 years. He is a licensed USCG Captain, and is knowledgeable in both... Read More

Greg Postle

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Greg has owned his own boat since age 15. He was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL where his love of boating began on the rivers and lakes. He moved to Southwest Florida in 1989... Read More

Bud Mueller

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Bud’s love of all things boats started as a young boy with his father who owned a 27 foot Chris Craft cabin cruiser back in the late 50’s and 60’s. Bud has owned over 30... Read More

Scott Stearns

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Scott grew up on a house on the Maumee River in Toledo, Ohio.  A lifetime avid boater on the Maumee River, Lake Erie, and many of the freshwater lakes in lower Michigan.  He spent most of his... Read More

David Landsman

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
David grew up on or around the water and boating has been a lifetime passion. Having 45+ years of boating experience and thousands of miles on the water, he has achieved first-hand knowledge on all... Read More

Jean “John” De Keyser

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Jean is a native of Belgium, he has been a resident of the Chicago area since 1981 and used to sail on Lake Michigan. Together with his wife, Mila, he moved to Burnt Store Marina in... Read More

DeAsia Hooker

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Deasia was born and raised right here in St. Petersburg, Florida. She spent a lot of time playing at Demens landing as a child, a park right outside our St.Pete office! That’s where she started... Read More

Nicole Drew

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Nicole’s background is in residential interior design, designing multi-million-dollar homes throughout Pinellas county’s waterways. She is a boat loving Florida girl who enjoys aiding her family’s sailing and boating adventures with a passion for the... Read More

Thomas Drysch

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Thomas graduated from his hometown high school in 1976. He joined the armed services and was stationed in California with the 1st Recon in the Marines. This was an elite unit and he learned a... Read More

Kevin Spellman

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Kevin comes from a background in the tech industry and has been around boats most of his life. With experience in power and sail he brings a broad knowledge of living aboard, Great Loop travel... Read More

Liz Alfond

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Liz's passion for boating began early on.  She began boating in Lake Winnipesaukee, NH with her family at the age of 15.   She has over 15 years of boat ownership, doing the yearly maintenance... Read More

Fred Aboosamara

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Fred began his boating lifestyle at the age of nine when his father purchased a 24 Chris Craft, and he has remained passionate about it ever since. Fred has worked in many different areas of... Read More

Megan Short

Digital Marketing & Office Manager
Megan was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in South Florida. Being around the water all of her life, her love for boating was inevitable. She moved to Tampa in 2000 to start... Read More

Capt. Mark Turner

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Captain Mark has been boating for years. He has sailed the waters from the cool Pacific Northwest all the way down to the warm waters of the Bahamas. Mark wants to share his years of... Read More

Karon Stewmon Ballard

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Karon has lived in SW Florida for thirty years, originally from Boston. She has been around water and boats all her life and loves being on the water, from deep sea fishing to a sunset... Read More
As a long-time respected member of the Marine Industry, Patti brings her versatile experience from yacht chef to land-based yacht charter sales & management with charter promotion throughout the International yachting market. Her lengthy history... Read More

Daniel Baldwin

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Daniel Baldwin started his love for boating at sixteen years old when Daniel inherited a 16 foot run-about that began a lifelong boating passion. After owning sail and power boats over the years; today Daniel... Read More

Michael Schuerman

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Mike began his boating life in his late teens. Being from a large family our first boat was a 20' deck boat. My first boat was a 21' open bow Four Winns. My children grew... Read More

Daniel Lachowicz

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Daniel is born and raised in Michigan, and currently resides in Charlevoix Mi, and Southern Florida, Michigan slogan is your never more than 6 miles from a body of water. His passion for boating came... Read More

Fay Leuzzi

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Growing up in Miami nurtured my love of the water, born from cruising to Elliott Key on weekends, to snorkeling and diving every summer with my family off a Pontoon on the reefs of the Keys. That... Read More

Kenneth Schmidt

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Kenneth grew up near the banks of the McKenzie River in Oregon. He spent his weekends fishing Rainbow Trout and Steelhead from a drift boat, and now he is enjoying the close nit Southwest Florida... Read More

Philip Wolff

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Philip’s love for sailing and boating came at an early age, originally from Connecticut he spent many weekends sailing the beautiful waters of Long Island Sound. New to Florida (2017) he now continues his passion... Read More

Capt. Sue Nerud

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Captain Sue and her boat "Alpha Mare" moved to Florida in 2000 from Minnesota. Living full time in Port Charlotte, she keeps her vessel at a local marina.   She holds her 25 Ton Masters Captains license. Previously she... Read More

Joe Onofrio

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Joe began his sailing career over 50 years ago dingy racing in the the Colorado Rockies.  He has experience with a broad spectrum of sailing vessels form the Optimist to the Open 70s.  He has cruised extensively... Read More

Rob Matter

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Rob has a life long passion for boats and boating. A past member of the Tucson Sailing Club and the Indianapolis Sailing Club. Rob and his wife Sheila have owned and sailed their boats in... Read More

Glenn Shallis

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Glenn found his love of boating from a very young age while growing up in Pennsylvania. He spent most of his time sailing and power boating on the Delaware River, back bays of the New... Read More

Patrick Finan

Managing Broker, St. Petersburg Office
The majority of Patrick's background and business experience has been in the real estate profession. He worked for many years in various aspects of the  profession as a Broker in Arizona, California, Florida and Nevada.... Read More

Marty McComb

Broker, Pier One Yacht Sales
Originally from Windsor Lock Connecticut, Marty moved to Clearwater/ St. Petersburg area in 1994. Marty has been in the Hospitality industry most of his life. While living on the beach he found his love for... Read More