Charles Thomas

Broker and Principle

Broker and Principle Charles Thomas founded Maxim Commercial Real Estate in 1999 after spending nearly 20 years in corporate real estate. Thomas worked previously for such corporations as Federated Department Stores (Macy’s) and The Kroger Co., where he was responsible for buying, selling, and developing company properties, with well over a billion dollars in transactions. Thomas has long used Technology as a Decision Support Tool in his business for providing uniquely extensive information to clients.

Licensed Real Estate Broker:

  • Ohio, Kentucky, Florida

Real Estate Organizations:

  • FAR – Florida Association of Realtors
  • ICSC – International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Loopnet – Business Enterprise Subscriber
  • Co-Star – Power Broker & Showcase Member

Civic Organizations:

  • USCG Master Captain’s License
  • USCG Auxiliary Charlotte Harbor – Past Flotilla Commander
  • Punta Gorda Police – Volunteers in Police Marine Patrol 2008-Present
  • City of Punta Gorda – Planning Commission 2000-Present, 3 Years Chairman
  • Licensed Private Pilot
  • NFIB- National Federation of Independent Business Member

Education:

  • University of Cincinnati BBA – Finance and Information Systems

Contact Information:

Charles B. Thomas
6025 Taylor Rd, Unit 107
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-621-2202 Ext. 101 • Main
888-536-2946 Ext. 101 • Toll Free
513-659-2025 • Mobile
941-621-2904 • Fax

Pete Walsh

Senior Sales Associate

Senior Sales Associate Pete Walsh is based in Punta Gorda, FL, and provides a wealth of experience in commercial real estate management. Walsh’s career experience includes six years as partner and vice president of Sundius Construction in Tuscon, AZ, and nearly twenty years of high-end commercial property management for such groups as Grubb and Ellis, Axiom Real Estate Management and Emmes Asset Management of Manhattan, New York.

Licensed Real Estate Associate:

  • Florida

Real Estate Organizations:

  • FAR – Florida Association of Realtors
  • Loopnet – Business Enterprise Subscriber

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Keene State College in New Hampshire

Contact Information:

Pete Walsh
6025 Taylor Rd, Unit 107
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-621-2202 Ext. 102 • Main
888-536-2946 Ext. 102 • Toll Free
203-543-1637 • Mobile
941-621-2904 • Fax

Gary Kline

Senior Sales Associate

Senior Sales Associate, Gary R. Kline, is based in Punta Gorda, FL, relocating from downtown Chicago. During his career as a Florida Realtor, he has invested in commercial,  multi-family, and residential properties.  Kline is currently Managing Member of SWFL Properties Group, LLC, and an active Board Member of the Early Learning Coalition of Florida’s Heartland. Kline is has diverse experience with all aspects of Commercial Real Estate.

When not selling and leasing real estate, Mr. Kline and his wife, Jan, enjoy cruising the west coast of Florida on their sailboat, Windy City.  Sailing and sailboat racing are just two of the many opportunities that attracted them to Punta Gorda.

Licensed Real Estate Associate:

  • Florida

Real Estate Organizations:

  • FAR – Florida Association of Realtors
  • Loopnet – Business Enterprise Subscriber

Education:

  • Roosevelt University, Chicago Illinois – Bachelor of Science & Business Administration

Contact Information:

Gary Kline
6025 Taylor Rd, Unit 107
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-621-2202 Ext. 104 • Main
888-536-2946 Ext. 104 • Toll Free
941-916-2401 • Mobile
941-621-2904 • Fax

Randy Dunn

Broker Associate

Charlotte County resident and business owner for over 40 years. Licensed Real Estate Broker for 31 years. Past Charlotte County Chamber Board of Directors, Past President/Chairman of many local Charitable Organizations. Developed, operated, numerous local and out of state businesses. Has a great deal of experience as an owner as well as seller of Business and Real Estate providing a unique perspective from both sides of a transaction. Involved in cattle ranching as well enjoys time on the water and travel.

Licensed Real Estate Associate:

  • Florida

Real Estate Organizations:

  • FAR – Florida Association of Realtors
  • Loopnet – Business Enterprise Subscriber

Education:

  • Graduate Degree in Health Care Administration at University of Illinois
  • Undergraduate degree Business/Economics at University of Illinois

Contact Information:

Randy Dunn
6025 Taylor Rd, Unit 107
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-621-2202 Ext. 105 • Main
888-536-2946 Ext. 105 • Toll Free
941-815-1107 • Mobile
941-621-2904 • Fax

Margeaux Vallee

Marketing Director

Margeaux is Maxim Commercial Real Estate’s newest sales associate holding the title of Marketing Director. Margeaux has been with Maxim since December of 2016 and is responsible for all marketing and integrating social media with real estate. Her duties include managing Maxim’s social media sites, property listings, online & print advertising as well as assisting in the growth of the company.

During her college years at Florida Atlantic University, Margeaux began a small online marketing company focused on managing social media accounts, creating websites and ads for local businesses. Soon after college Margeaux earned her Florida real estate license and began residential sales with Michael Saunders & Company. She has many years of experience working with diverse individuals in customer service and hospitality. Originally from Old Orchard Beach, ME, Margeaux relocated to Charlotte County in 2008.

Licensed Real Estate Associate:

  • Florida

Real Estate Organizations:

  • FAR – Florida Association of Realtors
  • Loopnet – Business Enterprise Subscriber

Certifications:

  • State of Florida Notary Public

Education:

  • Florida Atlantic University – Marketing

Contact Information:

Margeaux Vallee
6025 Taylor Rd, Unit 107
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-621-2202 Ext. 103 • Main
888-536-2946 Ext. 103 • Toll Free
941-621-2904 • Fax