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Former CEO SE Florida of Coldwell Banker and former owner of 6 RE/MAX agencies in Palm Beach County, Bates possesses over 40 years’ experience in the industry.  Highly successful in developing a close-knit team of agents who are experienced and dedicated to the Real Estate profession, he promotes a successful company environment, advising, directing and overseeing the operations.  His finely-tuned operation makes it easy for agents to access the support they need to help build their business and close transactions.   He stakes his reputation on honesty, integrity and driving the company to encourage all agents to meet and exceed their personal best.  Bates is also an avid tennis player.



Bill is currently a Governor of the JTHS/Miami Board of Realtors, the largest Realtor Association in the US.   He has received the coveted and prestigious REALTOR OF THE YEAR award for 2019!

Bill and his former colleagues were recognized as “The Top Producing Real Estate Sale Team” in Northern Palm Beach and Martin Counties.  This highly respected group is noted for having the “4 highest sales” ever in Admirals Cove; and continues to be the #1 realtor for this luxury community.

Bill is indisputably one of the most knowledgeable authorities when it comes to South Florida real estate.  He knows every view and is an expert on every aspect of the personalities, lifestyles, scenic views, waterway systems, amenities, and the culture of area communities.  As a seasoned professional, Bill brings this expertise to assisting the Paradise REI sales team thru coaching and mentoring of our reach their full potential.

Originally from New Jersey, Bill enjoys the Florida lifestyle, incluing tennis, golf and boating.



Anne Carberry, VP Business Development/Owner

Anne Carberry is Vice President of Business Development and heads the marketing and promotion of Paradise Real Estate International both internally and externally. Her focus is on keeping agents motivated and working to create business solutions that enhance the overall goals of the company.   With a conscientious work ethic and a very successful background in sales and marketing with 4 major hotel companies, she strives to “make things happen” within the company framework.  She works at giving the company a high profile by blogging, networking, assisting in recruiting and overseeing daily website strategies and producing and executing weekly marketing plans.  Her strategic focus is centered on her philosophy “there is magic in numbers”.

With over 23 years in the hospitality industry and as Director of Sales for Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group, she has the corporate sales background and knowledge to lead the company to a highly anticipated expanded growth and development.

For fun she plays competitive tennis on a local Palm Beach County team and enjoys gourmet cooking, her family, biking and volunteering.

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