Maria Schmidt is a Puerto Rican-born, Jacksonville-raised, full-service real estate agent who uses her hospitality experience to create a pleasant and easy-going process for all clients. For every transaction - whether it’s a purchase, sale, or investment- her customer-focused approach promotes satisfaction every step of the way.
After finishing grade school in Jacksonville, Maria graduated from the University of North Florida and the University of Central Florida attaining a degree in Hospitality Management. She started her career with Hyatt Corporation in which relocated her from Florida, to Arizona, to Chicago, and then back to Florida. Working for one of the top American multinational hotel companies taught her the customer service and self management skills pivotal to being a successful real estate agent. She has the drive to help and the patience to mentor and train others in order to make all of their real estate needs a smoother process.
When the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation, Maria watched as her beloved hospitality industry took the biggest hit. Driven by her passion for helping others and her experience in working in the high-demand, customer-centered hospitality industry, Maria found another way to serve the public and shifted her focus to real estate.
Personally experiencing the relocation difficulties throughout her career, she is a relocation expert, a skilled negotiator, and extremely customer satisfaction oriented. If you are looking for a full time, full service, truly caring, tentative agent, who will go above and beyond, Maria is the Realtor for you.