Press Release
Sal Di Stefano
President G. Mike McGraw, at right, congratulates Sal Di Stefano, left, on being recognized as Florida Realtors’ 2023 Educator of the Year.

Cape Coral Realtor® Named Educator of Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Realtors® recognized Sal Di Stefano, a member of the Royal Palm Coast Association of Realtors, as its 2023 Educator of the Year. The award was presented at the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

A long-time real estate investor, Di Stefano has been buying and selling real estate in Cape Coral since 1984. In 2013, he earned his real estate license, then opened a brokerage with his daughter in 2015. From 2017 through 2022, their real estate business was voted “best brokerage” by a local community readers’ poll.

Prior to becoming a broker, Di Stefano served as a national training director in the advertising industry for more than 20 years. He continues to believe in helping new agents gain confidence through education and example. A Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Di Stefano is an approved Florida Realtors’ instructor for GRI classes from levels 1 to 3, including taxes, investments, sales and marketing, brokerage management and international real estate.

He also teaches numerous CE (Continuing Education) courses, such as Communications Skills for Realtors, So You Want to Be a Broker, and Newly Licensed? Now What?.

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