About Our Team

The Kathi "O" Professionals

Kari Battaglia

(941) 270-1851

Kari Battaglia is a residential Realtor in Venice /Englewood Florida areas who is the Lead Buyer Specialist for the Kathi “O” Obendorfer Group at Keller Williams Realty Gold and is Past President of Venice Area Board of Realtors. Kari serves her customers throughout
the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties, including Venice FL was otherwise known as
“The City on the Gulf” to Punta Gorda named Florida’s
“Best Small City”
which is located directly on Charlotte Harbor. My service areas cover the great Venice Florida area which includes Nokomis, Osprey, Casey Key, Siesta Key, South Sarasota, West Villages of North Port, Englewood, Rotonda West, Manasota Key, Cape Haze,
Placida, Port Charlotte, South Gulf Cove, Punta Gorda, and Lakewood Ranch.

Before real estate, I developed a career in the stock brokerage industry focusing on wealth preservation and estate planning for 18+ years. During that time, I earned a Series 7 License, Series 63 License, Life & Variable Annuity License and served in many
positions including Operations Manager in Tampa Florida for over 5 years. Involved in real estate since 1994 as an investor/owner, won numerous awards over the years including Rookie of the Year in 2009, Multi-Million Dollar Producer 2009-2017, RE/MAX 100%
Club 2013-2016, and RE/MAX Alliance Group Spirit Award 2015 and has been an active volunteer and leader for the Venice Area Board of Realtors.

My business is built on a strong foundation of core values and purpose and I am dedicated to continuing self-improvement, positive attitudes and most importantly, family.

People Are My Passion and my passion for customer service comes first with every person that walks through my door. Have any questions about real estate or our community I am happy to help. Call or text me anytime at 941-270-1851; email me at kb@karisells.com.
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Rebecca Sexton

(941) 208-5246

I was born in Midland, Michigan. I have three beautiful children, Nicholas, Amanda, Taylor and 5 grandchildren. I worked at West Midland Family Center as a Preschool assistant and in the daycare center for 8 years.

My family relocated to North Port, Florida in 2003. I started working in real estate in 2004. My passion is helping our team to deliver the very best customer, experience. My boss tells me I’m awesome! I became part of The Kathi “O” Obendorfer Group in 2015 as the Team Administrator. If you are looking to buy or sell real estate, The Kathi “O” Obendorfer Group is the team to call.

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