Roger's Support Staff

Roger's Support Staff

Meet Roger’s Support Staff

How does Roger manage to be the Number One Realtor in Sarasota for the fifth time? He doesn’t do it alone! He has assembled a staff of experts to support his cutting edge efforts and initiatives. Whether you’re a seller, or buyer, the resources Roger brings to the table are unmatched.

Roger Pettingell - Coldwell Banker support team (from left bottom row) Stephanie Ruzgis, Saleemah Stanley, Mary Kay Ryan (from left top row) Tom Briggle, Barbara Bourn and Roger Pettingell.
Roger and his support staff (from left front) Stephanie Ruzgis, Executive Assistant; Saleemah Stanley, Listing/Marketing Assistant; Mary Kay Ryan, Director of Customer Care; (from left back) Tom Briggle, Director of Internet Marketing; Barbara Bourn, project manager and Roger Pettingell.


Stephanie Ruzgis – Executive Assistant

Stephanie Ruzgis – Executive Assistant

Stephanie has overseen and managed the daily operations of Roger’s office since March 2011 and possesses 20+ years of real estate experience. Her areas of expertise include preparing listing presentations, listing agreements, contracts and executing all closing activities. She has been a licensed Florida Real Estate agent since 1992, and holds an AA degree in English, as well as a Paralegal Certification. Previously, she worked with developer Taylor Woodrow on the Queens Harbour development on Longboat Key and The Oaks Preserve as the Office and Closing administrator. Stephanie also worked as Office Manager at RE/MAX and provided executive support to two of the office’s top producers. She moved to Sarasota in 1989 from Houston, Texas, where she and her husband owned and operated a private utility company. Stephanie is an avid animal lover.

Office: 941.387.1804
Cell: 941.957.8313
Email: Executive Assistant

Saleemah Stanley – Listing/Marketing Assistant

Saleemah Stanley – Listing/Marketing Assistant

A few of Saleemah’s areas of expertise include managing Roger’s listings in the Multiple Listing Service and documenting property, showing instructions and community details to create custom marketing materials for each listing. Since December 2012, she has also managed video and photo shoots. Saleemah researches statistics for Roger’s newly developed Current Market Analysis (CMA), reports on 17 communities in the Longboat Key and Sarasota areas. She is a fourth generation, native Sarasotan, is an honors graduate from Sarasota High School and holds a BA in Journalism from Florida A&M University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. In her leisure time, she keeps busy and enjoys spending time with her teenage son.

Office: 941.387.1840
Cell: 941.306.6639
Email: Listing/Marketing Assistant

Tom Briggle – Director of Internet Marketing

Tom Briggle – Director of Internet Marketing

With over 20 years of experience in creative and strategic planning, Tom’s role includes promoting all property listings on the Internet, including social media, website creation, search engine optimization, email campaigns and online advertising. He joined Roger's team in September of 2013. Tom previously managed and directed web marketing with AmericaTab, Sterling Commerce and Ohio Energy. He is a past president of the American Marketing Association, Columbus, Ohio Chapter and compiled years of experience as a newspaper reporter, editor and stringer for the Associated Press and United Press International in Ohio. Tom enjoys scuba diving and umpiring baseball with the Florida Blue Umpire Association. Tom is a graduate of the University of Toledo, and recently moved to Florida with his wife, Linda, where they both are enjoying our beautiful climate.

Office: 941.387.1838
Cell: 614.263.6552
Email: Director of Internet Marketing

Mary Kay Ryan – Director of Customer Care

Mary Kay Ryan – Director of Customer Care

Native Sarasotan Mary Kay supports Roger with property showings as well as oversees the care of property listings from photo shoots to home inspections. She possesses 30+ years of luxury sales and marketing experience at Longboat Key Club and Resort, where she was most recently Director of Marketing, overseeing promotion of the resort, club membership, vacation rentals program and marina. Mary Kay received her BA in Marketing from the University of South Florida. She is a member of Visit Sarasota County’s Friends of Sarasota Board of Directors, Booker High School’s Tourism Advisory Committee, and a volunteer for Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida.

Office: 941.387.1844
Cell: 941.809.5664
Email: Director of Customer Care

Barbara Bourn - Project Manager

Barbara Bourn – Project Manager

Barbara moved to Sarasota in 1984 to escape the cold Midwest winters near Chicago. She fell in love with the Sarasota lifestyle and extended her love of a coastal lifestyle by spending time in her second home in Cancun Mexico. As a multiple home owner, she understands the concerns and needs of second home, absentee ownership. She brings more than 15 years of sales experience to our group and was a top sales producer at one of Sarasota’s top design furniture stores. This experience helps Barbara assist our sellers in staging, decorating, and preparing their homes for the market. Barbara also assists in property showings and home inspections and has been licensed since 1984.

Office: 941.387.1838
Cell: 941.809.9907
Email: Project Manager

Why Choose
Roger Pettingell?


  • Over 33 years as a top producing REALTOR® on Longboat Key and in Sarasota.


  • Number 1 single Coldwell Banker agent in all of Florida for 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Number 1 Realtor on Longboat Key and Bird Key for 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Number 1 Realtor for all Sarasota in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Coldwell Banker Society of Excellence award in 2013, 2014 and 2016
  • Ranked among the top 250 agents in the country for 2014, 2016 and 2017 by REAL Trends as reported in the Wall Street Journal.

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About Roger Pettingell

Roger Pettingell of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is your Longboat Key, Florida Luxury Real Estate Specialist. Roger provides his real estate expertise to sellers, investors, developers, and buyers in the Sarasota area including Anna Maria, Bird Key, Bradenton Beach, Casey Key, Cortez, Grand Bay, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key, Marina Bay, Osprey and Siesta Key. Search for homes, luxury homes, condominiums, investment property, development property, and vacant land and lots on the Longboat Key, Florida and the surrounding area.