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    Starr and his daughter spend their free time enjoying island life just as much as his vacationing resort guests do.

    <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Larry Starr of Sarasota serves as Executive Director for SVN Commercial Advisory Group, specializing in the forward movement of commercial real estate for clients who include buyers and sellers of all commercial property types. Starr also specializes in land and development projects along with hospitality-based assets in the West Coast Florida markets of Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties. With 25 plus years of residential and commercial real estate experience, Larry Star has achieved a career sales volume in excess of $200 million. Starr also currently serves as President of Resort Vacation Accommodations, the largest vacation rental service in the region.


    Prior to joining SVN, Larry Starr of Sarasota served as President of ResortQuest Southwest Florida, on Longboat Key, where he expanded this real estate, property management, and vacation rental business to more than 1200 properties and over 100,000 guests.


    Previously, Starr served as President of Florida Vacation Accommodations where he was responsible for the design, site plan approval, construction, and sales where he successfully developed a number of resort communities on Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Anna Maria Island, and Sarasota. Larry Starr of Sarasota is a prior member of the Board of Directors and Grant Panel Chairman of the Sarasota County Arts Council. Starr has also held volunteer positions at the Sarasota Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. As a past President and board member, he served as Chairman of the bureau’s Advertising Committee as well. When not involved in developing business opportunities or participating in community obligations, Starr and his daughter spend their free time enjoying island life just as much as his vacationing resort guests do.

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