University Realty

Meet Our Team

Broker/Owner

Eric Leightman

Broker/Owner
Eric grew up in Hollywood, Florida, and then came to the University of Florida in 2001 to become a life-time Gator. He fell in love with his wife Rachel and they now have 3 young children: Ari (7), Brielle (5), and Jaren (2). While in his Junior year at UF, Eric obtained his real estate license and started working at a local brokerage while still in college ... Read More
Broker/Owner

Matt Price

Broker/Owner
Born and raised in Hollywood, Florida, Matt attended UF and graduated Cum Laude in 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. Matt loved Gainesville so much he made it his home and became a Realtor in 2004. Having experienced life as a UF student, Matt has dedicated his career to ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Tyler Peters

Realtor and Sales Specialist
As a University of Florida graduate, Tyler has extensive experience in the Gainesville housing market, specifically in the areas near UF campus. Over the years, his focus has shifted to include markets further from the University as well. Tyler began his real estate career in Gainesville working for a successful property management company ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Andy Goodall

Realtor and Sales Specialist
Andy Goodall is a true 'ACR' (Alachua County Resident) and has lived in Gainesville since 1998, originally from Orlando. He grew up in Gainesville and loved the city so much that he stayed for college and graduated from UF with a Bachelor's in Business Management. Before joining the University Realty team, Andy worked at Publix for five years in customer service and the bakery department ... Read More
Transaction Coordinator

Julie Backer

Transaction Coordinator
Julie Backer was born and raised in South Florida. She attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Communications Studies in 2014. Shorty after, she began working for University Realty and has been with the company ever since ... Read More
Bookkeeper

Rebekah Bowlin

Bookkeeper
Rebekah has been working at University Realty since 2012 and is in charge of bookkeeping. She is very dependable, attentive to detail, and often the reason why everything runs smoothly at University Realty. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, her family moved to Gainesville when she was 4 years old ... Read More
Executive Assistant and IT Director

Cody Bowlin

Executive Assistant and IT Director
Cody is Eric and Matt's executive assistant and University Realty's all around problem solver. He is also the company's IT specialist, helping the company when technical problems arise by troubleshooting and then finding or creating efficient solutions to these problems. Cody is from Nashville, Arkansas (yes, Arkansas) and has been in Gainesville since 2013 ... Read More
UF Area Experts
  • #1 Realtors for Helping Buyers Purchase Property Near UF: 2004-2017
  • Our Services to Buyers are Completely Free
  • #1 Realtors for Assisting Sellers in Selling Property Near UF: 2004-2017
  • Over $200 Million in Property Sales and 1,000+ Transactions Helping People Buy and Sell
  • Call Us 7 Days a Week: (352) 327-9500
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