LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder, recently added MaryAnn Koops to its Lakewood Ranch-based team as an area sales manager.
A seasoned professional, Koops possesses over 30 years of practical experience in all aspects of new home construction, marketing, management and sales. In her new role, she will manage and build the homebuilder’s southwest Florida team to achieve optimum sales goals and further influence the market.
Prior to joining Neal Communities, she served as a sales trainer for another builder before being promoted to an area sales manager. During her 15-year tenure, she trained over 100 new employees on various sales tactics. She was awarded Employee of the Year in 2003 and 2004. She has also worked as a new home sales consultant, Internet home consultant and general sales manager for several homebuilders locally.
Koops has a real estate and broker license in Florida. She earned a master’s degree in management and leadership from Webster University and a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of South Florida in Tampa.
About Neal Communities
With over 40 years of building award-winning homes, Neal Communities has over 70 successful communities throughout southwest Florida. The Lakewood Ranch-based builder was named the Professional Builder 2015 “Builder of the Year” and was named one of 2012’s “America’s Best Builders” by BUILDER Magazine. Neal Communities was also voted “2013 Best Residential Builder in Southwest Florida” in a readers’ poll sponsored by Gulfshore Business Magazine. The company is ranked No. 1 locally by Metrostudy and by Hanley Wood Market Intelligence based on number of home sales and ranked nationally among the top 50 builders by BUILDER Magazine.
To date, Neal has built over 13,000 homes in southwest Florida. As the area’s largest and most established, locally owned and operated private builder, Neal Communities is continually striving for excellence in every aspect of the home building and development business. Neal Signature Homes, Neal Land Ventures, Charlene Neal PureStyle, Waterscapes Pools & Spas, Neal Communities Funding, Fiducia Insurance and Allegiant Title Professionals all contribute to the firm’s continued, record-setting local success. The company’s honors and accolades include numerous Parade of Homes awards, 50 Aurora Awards, 5 Best in American Living Awards and hundreds of local and regional industry awards. For more information, please visit www.NealCommunities.com.