Our Goal

Florida Premier Real Estate is a modern brand, for modern times.. We use technology and an innovative business model to assist buyers and sellers in Lakewood Ranch, and Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

Our Promise: Smart Technology – Outstanding Agents – Premier Service

We strive to provide a 5 Star Customer experience to every client. Our systems, practices and marketing platform bring customer satisfaction to sellers and buyers. Our aim is to set a new standard in Florida Real Estate. We invite you to be part of our mission. We want you to be our client. Let us serve you.

Our Team

Florida Premier Real Estate agents are members of The Florida Association of Realtors which holds them to strict standard and code of ethics meaning you get the best representation possible. Researching the market daily, attending open houses, Builder’s Openings, and continuing education provides our Broker and Agents with a broad understanding of available homes, upcoming opportunities, as well as changes in Florida Real Estate Laws.

Margaret Lanier

Margaret Lanier

Broker / Owner

Florida Premier Real Estate
1 941.737.1417

Margaret began a career in marketing and sales after graduating with a B.S. degree in Marketing & International Business. Prior to embarking upon a real estate career in 2008, she owned a marketing consulting and photography business. Margaret utilized her sales and marketing expertise to excel as a new Home Builder’s Specialist throughout Lakewood Ranch, East Bradenton and Parrish. Upon becoming a Broker, she established Florida Premier Real Estate bringing years of experience, training and extensive knowledge of the Florida Real Estate.

Margaret is people-oriented with an uncompromising sense of business ethics, personal integrity, and professionalism in everything she undertakes.  She is known for her tenacity and perseverance, with a reputation for timely attention and consideration to each client’s needs and concerns. She measures success based on the quality of the professional services she and the company provides to clients.

As a Florida native, Margaret enjoys Florida Gulf Coast Living and currently resides in Lakewood Ranch with her family. Being a Real Estate Agent where she lives, in Lakewood Ranch, is an immeasurable advantage that benefits her clients.  Margaret enjoys visiting Florida’s State Parks at any time of the year. In her spare time she enjoys photography, gardening, fishing, traveling internationally and to the mountains, and spending time with her family and friends.

Kimberly Patewski

Kimberly Pastewski


Florida Premier Real Estate
1 941.581.4796

Kimberly began her education at the University of Delaware graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture.  After a few years in the workforce, she graduated from Shenandoah University (Winchester, Virginia) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies with a concentration combining Environmental Education and Environmental Policy.  Kimberly then moved to Vermont where she graduated with a Masters of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School.  From her years of education and experience in the Environmental field in Virginia, Vermont, and Florida; Kimberly brings an extensive skill set to Florida Premier Real Estate.

Intensely interested in people, the law, and real estate; Kimberly is building her real estate business with a client-first attitude.  She knows that one of the most important financial transactions of a client’s life is purchasing a home and it is essential to have a trusted consultant. Kimberly wants to guide each client through the home buying and/or selling process in a positive and understandable way.

Kimberly is organized and intelligent and looks forward to helping each client with their specific real estate needs and wants.  She works closely with Margaret as a team in organizing and executing the multitude of activities that result in the successful marketing of properties, including coordinating the staging of clients’ homes, and executing customized marketing plan for each client.

Traveling with her husband is how Kimberly spends most of her free time. Some of their favorite travel destinations include: Canada, Paris, North Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, and New York. Since moving to Lakewood Ranch, Florida in 2013, they have spent many days exploring Key West, St. Augustine, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota.