About Sharon Saunders, Realtor

Sharon Saunders is affiliated with Downing Frye-Realty. Sharon Saunders can assist you to find the perfect home for your lifestyle. Sharon concentrates her real estate activity in the beautiful North Naples community of the Audubon Country Club which is a located just minutes away from several of the Best Gulf of Mexico Beaches in Naples and Bonita Springs.

Sharon Saunders believes that “Client Satisfaction” is of paramount importance in her business. For seven years Sharon has been a recipient of the ‘FIVE STAR’ real estate ‘CLIENT SATISFACTION” award from Gulfshore Life magazine. The recognized award winning FIVE STAR Realtors include an elite group of less than 6% of licensed realtors in Southwest Florida – and this annual award is based solely on the actual votes submitted from real estate Buyers and Sellers for each individual year.

Sharon has been a resident of the wonderful Audubon Country Club for almost fifteen (15) years. The Audubon Country Club is a member-owned and debt free club since 1999. Sharon is active in tennis, golf, and community service. In addition to assisting new Buyers in Audubon, Sharon has assisted many residents to move to larger or smaller homes over the years. Most often, existing residents want to remain in the Audubon Country Club community even when they need a larger or smaller home. Since 2010, Sharon has sold more Audubon Country Club real estate than any other realtor. Sharon has sold over $70 million of real estate in the Audubon Country Club community.

The Sharon Saunders team consists of six (6) trained professionals with appropriate backgrounds in presenting her Audubon listings during open houses, as well as Open House Extravaganza community special events.

Downing-Frye Realty, Inc (DNFR)

  • Proudly Serving the Naples Area For Over 45 Years
  • Naples #1 Selling Real Estate Office (highest # of transactions Since 2002)
  • Voted “Best Real Estate Company” in Southwest Florida (Every Year Since 2002)

Today Downing-Frye has nearly 700 agents in Naples and Bonita Springs offices, and has had over $9 Billion in sales in the past 4 years! DNFR has established a user-friendly ‘intranet’ that allows DNFR Realtors to ‘network’ with all of the DNFR Realtors to provide greater visibility for all of the properties listed by Sharon Saunders and other DNFR Realtors. This is an essential tool that stimulates much more showing traffic for all Sharon Saunders’ listings.

Sharon Saunders, Realtor
Sharon has been designated a TOP PRODUCER and has been a multi-year award winning DNFR Realtor for 5 years including 2012.

To promote her real estate listings, Sharon continues to invest her business in the following ways:

  • NABOR MLS participation means your property is viewed by thousands of Realtors on Sunshine MLS
  •  Your listing is on Realtor.com
  •  Your listing is on Naplesarea.com
  • Your listing is on Zillow.com
  • All of my listings are on the Downing-Frye Realty web site
  • All of my listings are on my own custom designed real estate web site(s): www.AudubonCCHomes.com, my Featured Property listings, and ALL Audubon CC MLS listed properties are included.
  • To insure that my web site is highlighted in Google searches, Google AdWords is used
  • All of my listings are on the Audubon Country Club web site in the real estate section
  • Naples Daily News weekly advertising with Color Ads for Open House and properties Shown by Appointment
  • Email blasts are sent to all Downing-Frye realtors to highlight my open houses
  • Beautiful full page Color Magazine Ads during ‘Season
  • Target marketing through alliances with Canadian and European real estate networks

Sharon Saunders, Realtor

Sharon Saunders has been a Florida licensed real estate agent since 1998. Sharon joined Downing-Frye in 2005, and has a proven track record of listing and selling some of the finest homes in the Audubon Country Club. In addition, Sharon has sold homes in other golf and nearby communities in Collier and Lee counties.

Sharon’s prior business experience includes more than ten years of International Business Management for High Technology computer and networking companies in California and Massachusetts. Sharon was appointed as Executive Director at The George Washington University for five years, with responsibilities over all Business Units within the University and Medical School. Sharon also founded and grew her own interior design and custom furniture business in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC market.

“The Audubon Country Club has been my home for almost fifteen (15) incredibly awesome years…. Let me help you make this perfect paradise yours.” said Sharon Saunders



Andrea Steffy, RealtorAndrea Steffy

Andrea Steffy has been a Florida licensed real estate agent since 2003. Andrea joined Downing-Frye in 2013 after having served as a referral agent for several Southwest Florida realty firms. She is also an award-winning public relations executive with more than 15 years experience at Fortune 250 companies in Chicago.

Before joining Downing-Frye, she managed her own PR consulting practice and served as senior consultant for Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing & Public Relations in Ft. Myers, Florida where she was lead consultant for the world-renowned Naples Winter Wine Festival. Previously, she was vice president of Corporate Relations at Galileo International in Chicago where she led global communications, and as a director at Allstate Insurance Company in Northbrook, Illinois, she spearheaded communications for multi-million dollar business units. She has a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northern Illinois University.

According to Andrea, the Audubon lifestyle captured her heart almost 10 years ago. “Audubon blends great natural beauty with wonderful amenities and lively social activities. Let me introduce you to all the community has to offer.”

Sharon Saunders together with Andrea Steffy are working together to provide increased capability to serve the Real Estate needs of Audubon Country Club Buyers & Sellers, providing the highest level of professional real estate services,