MEET THE BEN LAUBE HOMES TEAM!

Ben Laube

407-606-5095
BROKER ASSOCIATE / TEAM LEADER

Ben is a Florida native, originally from Apopka and has lived his entire life within Central Florida. After graduating high school, and while attending college, Ben developed a habit of moving every year. As a result, he has a keen understanding of the various neighborhoods in Orlando and the best places to eat. Beyond real estate, Ben is passionate about the arts, food, and culture within Orlando. He currently sits on the board of the Downtown Arts District and is involved in the local Chamber of Commerce. Ben also enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, adventuring and loves scuba diving.

Nick Nelson

407-974-3942
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Nick is from Kenosha, Wisconsin and has always had a passion for real estate through exposure to his father’s brokerage firm. Upon graduating with a degree of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, Nick traveled the country in national tours, cruise ships and theater productions. When he moved to Orlando, Nick quickly got into the real estate market and currently owns three (3) Airbnbs and subsequently decided to become a realtor under eXp Realty LLC. In his free time, Nick loves theatrical productions, dogs, traveling, reality TV and spending time with his husband, Norm.

Lee Davis

321-417-3923
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Lee is originally from a small island off the coast of Maine, moving to Florida in 2015 in search of warmer weather. As an avid lover of aviation, Lee dedicated 22 years of his life in the field as a flight attendant and flight attendant trainer, granting him a wealth of customer service that can be tailored to suit your needs. Lee always wanted to explore real estate and is excited to make this transition in his career. Outside of his professional life, Lee enjoys traveling, exploring and spending time with his husband and their dog.

Angeleca Hughes

321-341-2687
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Angeleca is a Florida native, originally from Jacksonville. She made the move to Orlando since 2006 and quickly transitioned from flipping houses to becoming a realtor. Angeleca enjoys educating her clients throughout the home-buying/selling process and always provides top tier service. Outside of real estate, she enjoys singing, dancing, exploring various cuisines and loves spending time with her family.

Douglas Biederman

407-809-1522
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Douglas is a native Floridian originally from Tallahassee. He acquired his degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida and capitalized on being in one of the main hospitality hubs in the world by working for Universal Orlando and Marriott International. Douglas spent many years as a performer for Walt Disney World and carries into real estate a passion for helping others and extensive experience in service that matches his clients’ needs. He also has a background in Sales and Interior Design. Outside of his professional life, Douglas enjoys traveling, working out, new dining experiences and visiting theme parks.

Jose Solis

407-707-8370
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR
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Jose is originally from Pennsylvania but decided to make Florida his new home. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Rollins College and served 11 years in the United States Marine Corps. With nearly 10 years recruiting in the military and corporate sector, Jose has learned the importance of efficiency, accountability, and responsibility. Coupled with his passion and desire to serve others, he decided to start a career in real estate and is dedicated to ensuring that his clients have an enjoyable experience throughout their real estate journey. In his spare time, Jose enjoys spending time with his family, home projects, travel, history, geography and learning about cultures and people.

Scott Wilson

407-904-7003
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Scott is a New York native, but decided it was time for a change and moved to Orlando, Florida. As a lover of customer service, Scott spent a large portion of his professional career as a Factory Representative and was the General Manager of an Equipment Dealership in Florida for over 12 years. Over the years, Scott developed a skill for negotiating different types of deals, diffused a plethora of situations, while adapting to the varying personalities he encountered. Scott then left Corporate America to become an entrepreneur in the field of real estate. He is now a seasoned real estate professional committed to providing top-notch service, and always exceeds his customers’ expectations. Outside of real estate, he loves boating, skiing, exploring new restaurants, rafting, traveling, racing, and spending time with his loved ones.

Saxon Dewitt

407-974-7386
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Saxon is originally from North Conway, New Hampshire and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Psychology and a double minor in Asian Studies and Philosophy. Upon moving to Orlando, Saxon gravitated towards the service industry, as from an early age, his main experiences came through customer service opportunities. After amassing additional experiences and refining his skillset in different careers, Saxon decided to focus his energy in real estate on a full-time basis as he got to combine his love of learning and helping others in this dynamic industry, and he never looked back. In his free time, Saxon enjoys volunteering, working in his grandfather’s fine art painting company, going on walks, exercising, writing, reading, photography, participating in local events, trying different cuisines, shopping, traveling, boxing, rock-climbing, learning new languages, and spending time with my family.

Kellie Blackwell

407-890-1842
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Kellie is a Central Florida native, and has spent most of her life there. She has an unwavering desire to help others and has done so in every facet of her career choices. She has been around the real estate industry most of her life and decided that the next natural progression for her was to become a realtor. She brings skill, knowledge, and a drive to make her clients happy. In her spare time, Kellie enjoys pro sports, music, theater, the beach, reading, traveling, gardening and Formula 1 Racing.

Erika De La Cruz

407-289-1243
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR
Yo hablo español

Erika is originally from New York but grew up in the Dominican Republic. She returned to New York to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy and spent over 15 years in the healthcare industry as a Recreational Therapist, volunteering and working with various patients, clients, and residents of different ages. After relocating to Florida, Erika decided to channel her passion of service and helping others into a real estate career and has never looked back. Outside of real estate, Erika enjoys exploring Florida with her kids, going to the beach, hiking, and working out.

Meraris Brignoni Diaz

407-759-5945
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR
Yo hablo español

Meraris is originally from Puerto Rico but moved to Wisconsin to earn her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architecture. She began her professional career in architecture; however, made the decision of getting into real estate to combine her experiences in architecture, interior design, and her drive to help others in the homebuying process. Outside of real estate, Meraris enjoys spending time with her family, boating, discovering new places to eat, traveling, counseling parents and coaching fitness and nutrition at the local community church.

Alan Gendreau

407-305-5504
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Alan was born and raised in Orlando, Florida, and comes from a very athletic family. He secured a full scholarship to play Division 1 Football at Middle Tennessee State University and got his bachelor’s degree in Music Business. Upon graduation, Alan moved to Washington and spent two (2) years as an assistant to two (2) of the DMV area’s leading agents where he learned extensively about luxury real estate. Being a lover of travel, he decided to become a flight attendant where he spent several years fostering new relationships and learning about different cultures. Outside of work, Alan enjoys singing and playing his keyboard. Still having that passion for real estate and helping others become homeowners, Alan is confident that his experiences have him ready to serve you in making your real estate dreams a reality.

Arielis Polanco

407-743-6069
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Arielis is from New York but grew up in Pennsylvania and relocated to Orlando during 2020. She fell in love with the art of flipping houses, and her love for helping others and real estate inspired her to begin her career within the field full-time. Over the years, Arielis has dedicated her time to giving back to her community, helping others, and challenging herself. Outside of real estate, she enjoys singing, dancing, taking new adventures and spending time with her family.

Rasheed Sooudi

407-490-4794
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Rasheed was born and raised in Central Florida and spent his entire life there. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Central Florida. He spent a year and a half volunteering in the Cardiology Department at Advent Health, while simultaneously employed as a Management Trainee for five and a half years at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Although each of his past experiences shaped him into the professional he is today, Rasheed decided to take the leap and explore a passion he had since childhood and got into real estate full time. Outside of real estate, Rasheed enjoys the beach, trying new food, working out, running, hiking, and spending time with his sister and parents.

Iara Castro

407-759-5155
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR
Yo hablo español

Iara is originally from Argentina but made the move to Orlando at a very young age. She obtained her associate degree in Finance and plans to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. Although Iara has spent most of her professional career in hospitality and customer service, she decided it was time to change paths when she found out how impactful her prior experiences can be in the dynamic field of real estate. Outside of her professional life, Iara enjoys volunteering at her local church, exploring new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her family.

AJ Lyle

407-974-6347
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Anthony (A.J.) Lyle is a native Floridian originally from Merritt Island. Having over 10 years of experience as a competitive all-star cheerleader, he co-founded an all-star cheer and competitive gymnastics program to educate and mold those who shared that passion. In 2017, he decided to pursue different interests and subsequently became involved in real estate. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, Anthony has dedicated over 17 years in his family’s three (3) businesses, honing his customer service and desire for helping others, and is ready to help you along your real estate journey. Outside of work, he enjoys visiting the theme parks, paddle boarding with friends and spending time with family.

Jessiane Beauchesne

407-612-2865
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR
Yo hablo español

Jessiane is originally from Western Massachusetts but moved to Central Florida in 2003. Being involved in customer service for approximately nine (9) years, Jessiane decided to take her experience and transition into a career that she always loved - real estate. Outside of real estate, Jessiane loves spending quality time with her daughter, their family, working out, boating, and enjoying Orlando’s many local attractions and restaurants.

Gavin Hatch

407-315-3600
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Gavin is a native Floridian, born and raised in the greater Orlando area. He always had a desire for being of service, sparked, in part, by his first job at a local grocery store. Upon graduating, Gavin became a Team Leader and Sales Coach, and subsequently a Cruise Vacation Planner, where he amassed over 10 years of creating lasting memories for Guests. After being presented with an opportunity to become a Leasing Professional, Gavin worked his way up to Assistant Property Manager and got to work multiple projects with Greystar Real Estate Partners and Fore Property Company. Outside of his professional life, Gavin enjoys spending time with his husband, their family, the beach, as well as going to the theatre, supporting local businesses and especially loves Orlando’s theme parks.

Matthew Anderson

407-974-7058
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Matthew is originally from Vineland, New Jersey, and spent most of his childhood with his grandmother. Presently, he lives in Orlando, Florida, and enjoys the fast-paced atmosphere being surrounded by Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Matthew obtained his bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminology, with a minor in English, from Rider University. Soon after, Matthew earned his master’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University, with a focus on police reform. While working in the service industry, Matthew discovered his love for interacting with people and providing exceptional customer service. An enlightening conversation convinced him to change career paths, and Matthew became a licensed realtor in New Jersey, and Florida, to further his impact and commitment to excellence. In his free time, Matthew enjoys going to the gym, hiking, kayaking, camping, and traveling.

Lydo Rivera

407-863-8669
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Lydo is originally born and raised on the island of Puerto Rico but made the move to the United States in the year 2000, making Central Florida her home for the past seven (7) years. Her very first job had a profound impact on her, resulting in Lydo dedicating her professional life to enhancing the lives of others. Lydo spent over 12 years within non-profit management, but decided it was time for a change and pursued her love of learning and traveling by becoming a flight attendant. After spending 10 years in this role, she decided to branch out and become a realtor, to positively impact the lives of those on the journey to homeownership. Outside of her professional life, Lydo enjoys volunteering, kayaking, the beach, reading and spending time with her family.

Jasmine Robinson

407-801-4932
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Jasmine is a Central Florida Realtor, born and raised in Orlando. She loves being of service and has over a decade of experience within the customer service industry. Apart from customer service, Jasmine is passionate about education and photography. After spending eight (8) years of doing real estate photography, Jasmine decided it was time to take a leap into the dynamic field of real estate and never looked back. As a proponent of education, Jasmine makes it her duty to learn something new every day as she strives to be the best Central Florida Realtor possible. In her free time, she enjoys working out, traveling, trying new food spots, and spending time with her loved ones.

Delandre Howden

407-753-6071
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Delandre was born on the beautiful Caribbean Island of Jamaica but grew up in Fort Lauderdale. He moved to Orlando in 2015, to pursue his studies in Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida, and subsequently obtained his bachelor’s degree.

Customer service, along with helping others has always been a passion of his, and he had the opportunity of working at the Advent Health I.T. Service desk for two (2) years. Through his experiences there, Delandre learned the importance of adapting to a variety of situations, and how to effectively communicate, and problem solve while dealing with a myriad of personalities.

Delandre fell in love with real estate through touring new construction homes with his family when he was younger. This, in part with the experience provided by their realtor, inspired him to want to do the same for others. Delandre prides himself on being a resource that his customers can rely on, and trust with their business.

Outside of his professional life, Delandre enjoys the beach, architecture, and décor. He also loves spending quality time with his family and friends.

Nette Nelson

407-553-5331
REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

Nette is originally from a small neighborhood in Wisconsin and made the move to Davenport, Florida, in 2015. A significant portion of her life was spent raising an incredible family and nurturing many wonderful relationships with friends and loved ones. It is her pleasure helping others, and she decided to transition into real estate because of her ability to make a significant impact, while cultivating an environment of care and encouragement along the way. Nette’s strong work ethic ensures she will do her best to make your real estate dreams come true and she prides herself on this. Outside of work, Nette loves biking, pool lounging, reading, and spending time with her amazing husband.