Ira Zlatkin
Sales Associate
# 📞 239-472-5187 ## 📠 239-472-0996 # Office Hours: ## Monday - Friday ### 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM ## Saturday ### 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ## Sunday ### 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1560 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, Florida 33957

Ira Zlatkin
Sales Associate


In 1998, Ira and his wife visited Sanibel for the first time and immediately feel in love with the island. Before returning to New Jersey, they purchased a home in Little Lake Murex. In 2005, Ira obtained his real estate sales associate license and has been helping others make their dreams of owning a Sanibel property become a reality.

  • Philadelphia University

o Bachelor of Science, Accounting

o Masters of Science, Taxation

  • Professional Affiliations and Designations – Real Estate

o VIP Realty Group, Inc

  • Licensed Sales Associate

  • Sanibel’s office “Rookie of the Year” in 2004

o Sanibel-Captiva Islands Association of Realtors

  • Member of Finance and Professional Development Committees

  • Member National Association of Realtors

o Designations and Certifications

  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)

  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)

  • Resort & Second Home Specialist (RSPS)

  • Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR)

  • Sanibel & Captiva Islands Specialist (SCIS)

  • Instructor Training Institute (ITI)

  • Volunteer Activities

o CROW – Volunteer Emergency Rescue and Transport

o Therapy Dogs, Inc – Visit Health Park Medical Center with his certified therapy dog Starz, a retired racing greyhound

o GREY2K USA – Establish greyhound protection laws and facilitate adoptions

  • Florida Realtors

o Faculty member-presents various continuing education tax courses to other Realtors

o Member Faculty sub-committee of Professional Development Committee.

  • IRC Section 1031- Tax Deferred Like-Kind Exchanges

o Completed exchanges on his own properties and over $400 million in exchanges while employed by a Fortune 100 Company

  • Real Estate in IRA’s

o Assists with purchasing real estate as an investment to be placed in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA’s)

  • Professional Designations and Affiliations – Certified Public Accountant

o Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and Florida

o Member of Florida Institute of CPA’s

o Member American Institute of CPA’s

What buyers are saying about Ira:

“Ira is extremely honest and very thorough. He is very patient and spent many hours working with us. Ira provided us exceptional service and was extremely professional.”

Dal and Val Carioni

Milton, ON Canada

“Ira is the most professional real estate agent I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. From meeting with inspectors to walking me through the closing, he explained everything. He is very knowledgeable about Sanibel, real estate tax and 1031 exchanges.”

Ms. Joey Wolfe

Sanibel, FL

“Ira was very accommodating and always informed us on the necessary procedures with professionalism during our purchase of a Sanibel property.”

Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Krost

Delray Beach, FL

“Ira was a fantastic agent for us. He listened to us and helped us locate properties suitable for us, then negotiated (very effectively) on our behalf. He made the whole process from beginning to closing easy.”

Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Grannan

Cincinnati, OH

Listed by Ira Zlatkin