Meet York Real Estate Team
James D. York P.A., Managing Partner
Award-Winning Realtor in Naples, Florida.
James York has over 25 years of experience in real estate and development. Originally from Syracuse, New York, where he attended Syracuse University, he then managed his own custom building company in Pennsylvania before moving to Florida.
After settling in the Naples area, Mr. York became an active member of the local real estate community. He belongs to the National Association of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors, and the Naples Board of Realtors. He further served as a member of the local Real Estate Board Legal Resource Committee that oversees all real estate contracts.
Mr. York has won numerous prestigious awards. He is the winner of the coveted SWFL Naples Daily News People’s Choice Award for Realtor, 2014 and 2015. His real estate agency, The York Real Estate Team, is the winner of the SWFL Naples Daily News People’s Choice Award for best real estate team in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Since 2006, Mr. York has authored a weekly real estate column in the Naples Daily News to help keep both buyers and sellers up-to-date on current real estate trends. He has also served as the host of the weekly real estate show “Southwest Florida Real Estate Update” since 2010.
In conjunction with his work in real estate, he also offers his experience to local developers. He further serves his community by giving free educational seminars for the general public, along with teaching real estate courses.
Morgan E. York, LLC, CNE, Partner
York Real Estate Team
One of Naples’ Premier Realtors and Managing Partner of the York Real Estate Team of Downing-Frye- Morgan strives to improve a persons quality of life- through homeownership. Having lived in the SWFL area for 25+ years, Morgan has an intimate knowledge of the area and a strong passion for the lifestyle that it exudes.
With nearly a decade of experience excelling in the competitive landscape of SWFL real estate, Morgan has established a reputation as a well-respected and innovative agent With her sharp knowledge of the local market, Morgan has helped hundreds of families in the SWFL area find their dream home. When you combine Morgan’s real estate experience with her extensive training, her clients always win. Her designations include the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) and the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI).
Michael P. York, Partner
York Real Estate Team
Michael York joined the York Real Estate Group, after returning to Naples from Columbus GA and a successful career in the construction distribution industry overseeing a multimillion dollar region.
Although Michael was very successful in the corporate setting, his two true passions golf and real estate made the decision easy to return home. Through his junior career Michael has had the opportunity to play nearly every golf course in the Southwest Florida area, allowing him to provide unparalleled knowledge when discussing golf course communities. His expertise in high-end real estate and every local golf course ensures that your investment will break par every time.
Michael is originally from Allentown PA but spent most of his latter childhood in Naples, attending Barron Collier High School and IMG Academies in Bradenton FL. At IMG Michael played alongside fellow alumni that include the likes of Paula Creamer, Peter Uihlein, and Casey Wittenberg to name a few. Upon graduating from IMG Academies, Michael earned a B.S. in Marketing from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers FL. Michael still maintains less than a 2 handicap till this day…….
Let the “Real Pro” help you with your golf and real estate needs today!
Donald Ross Jr. Esq.
Ross Law | Ross Escrow
Owned and operated by Donald Ross Jr. Esq, and Christian Ross, Esq., we specialize in residential real estate closings in Southwest Florida. Don has been an attorney specializing in residential real estate for over 30 years. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) and L.L.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami and prior to law school graduated from Boston College with his B.A. and M.A. in Political Science. Don has advised clients on over 20,000 residential real estate transactions in over 30 years as a practicing attorney in the state of Florida.
Christian Ross Esq.
Ross Law | Ross Escrow
Christian moved back to Naples after spending five (5) years with the distinguished law firm Campbell & Brannon, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Christian has become a top problem solver for his clients Clients, Realtors, and Lenders alike. Licensed in both Georgia and Florida, he has experience advising parties regarding residential and commercial closings, contract disputes, tax implications (including FIRPTA, 1031 exchanges, and self-directed IRAs), drafting and interpreting partnership agreements and entity formations, creating loan agreements, and advising on complex title issues and fraud. Christian graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami in 2008 and received his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law in 2011.
Chris Mitchell, Agency Owner
Brightway Insurance – Smith & Mitchell Agency
Born and raised in St. Louis, Chris is a Licensed 2-20 Agent and earned his bachelor's degree in International Business from the University of Mississippi. After working in Chicago, he and his family moved to Southwest Florida in 2004.
Married for over 11 years, Chris and his wife Kim have three children. Chris is involved with church, enjoys fishing and watching Ole Miss football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball in his free time.
In business since 2010, Brightway Insurance – Smith & Mitchell Agency now insure over 7,000 SWFL residents between their two locations in Fort Myers and Naples. He has been a Gulfshore Life Five Star award winner for Home/Auto Insurance Professionals the last 10 years.
Mortgage Branch Manager | U.S. Bank
Having worked in the mortgage sector about 30 years it has been an honor to help individuals find the right financing to suit their needs. My wife and I have lived and raised three amazing kids in the community we love.
Originally from Akron, OH I received my BA from Kent State University and my Masters from the University of Akron. I am also proud to have served my country in the USMC.