University Realty

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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 (9), Brielle (7), and Jaren (4). 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 Team Leader

Tyler Peters

Realtor and Sales Team Leader
Being a University of Florida graduate, Tyler has extensive experience in the Gainesville housing market, specifically in the areas near UF campus. As the Sales Team Leader, Tyler specializes in helping buyers with all steps of the buying process. ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Cinthya Gaxiola

Realtor and Sales Specialist
In 2010, Cinthya moved to Gainesville to pursue her education at the University of Florida and loved the city so much that she decided to make it her permanent home. Cinthya graduated in 2014 and holds a Bachelors of Science emphasizing in Hospitality Management and ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Danielle Lane

Realtor and Sales Specialist
As a native of Jacksonville, Florida, Danielle became an official Gator at the University of Florida in 2007. During her time as a student, Danielle worked in the housing market, specializing in communities near UF campus. There she discovered her love for helping students(and parents of students) navigate the process of finding the perfect place to live ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Timothy Jones

Realtor and Sales Specialist
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Timothy has resided in diverse locales, including the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, the coastal South Carolina Lowcountry, and the winter wonderlands of Quebec, Canada. He couldn’t be more thrilled to now call Gainesville his “home”. His educational background in the humanities coupled with his previous professional career in ... Read More
Realtor and Sales Specialist

Benjamin Bouganim

Realtor and Sales Specialist
Having experienced life as a University of Florida student, Ben has extensive experience in the Gainesville housing market, specifically in the areas near UF campus. Ben began his real estate career in Gainesville working as an intern for a successful commercial real estate firm specializing in retail near UF, giving him unique insight into the Gainesville market ... Read More
Realtor Associate

Jarred Mussen

Realtor Associate
Jarred was raised in Coral Springs, FL and moved to Gainesville in 2006, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Florida. His entrepreneurial spirit naturally led him down the path of becoming an active real estate investor in 2016. Gaining experience with purchasing rental properties ... 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
UF Area Experts
  • #1 Realtors for Helping Buyers Purchase Property Near UF: 2004-2019
  • Our Services to Buyers are Completely Free
  • #1 Realtors for Assisting Sellers in Selling Property Near UF: 2004-2019
  • Over $250 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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