Leadership

Ocean Sotheby's International Realty's leadership team is dedicated to providing unparalleled service to its clients and exceptional support to its agents to artfully unite extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives.

Russell Post

Founding Principle and Managing Broker

With his unequaled wealth of knowledge of Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys, Russell Post leads an experienced sales team that delivers the highest level of client service.

Russ came to Ocean Reef in 1973, and served as director and president of the Ocean Reef Community Association from 1977-1985 and president and director of the Ocean Reef Club from 1980-1992. A year later, Russ established his own brokerage firm to assist the Ocean Reef community with all its real estate needs.

Since then, Russ' firm has accounted for more than 50 percent of all real estate sales at Ocean Reef and 70% of all transactions above the $2 million price level. In addition to his Ocean Reef brokerage, Russ expanded his operations in 2010 to serve the entire Florida Keys under the brand Ocean Sotheby's International Realty.

Today, Russ and his family reside at Ocean Reef. As an active civic leader and member of the Angel group of donors at Ocean Reef, Russ is proud to support a number of community causes, including the Medical Center at Ocean Reef, Ocean Reef Cultural Center, the Academy at Ocean Reef, Art League, ORCAT, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean Reef Historical Society. He is also Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Academy at Ocean Reef, where all three of his children have attended school and is a Builder's Club donor for Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys.

Russ attended college at The University of Evansville; served in the U.S. Army; and is a Vietnam Veteran.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, shooting hoops with his kids and trying to improve his golf game.

Russell Post

Founding Principle and Managing Broker

With his unequaled wealth of knowledge of Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys, Russell Post leads an experienced sales team that delivers the highest level of client service.

Russ came to Ocean Reef in 1973, and served as director and president of the Ocean Reef Community Association from 1977-1985 and president and director of the Ocean Reef Club from 1980-1992. A year later, Russ established his own brokerage firm to assist the Ocean Reef community with all its real estate needs.

Since then, Russ' firm has accounted for more than 50 percent of all real estate sales at Ocean Reef and 70% of all transactions above the $2 million price level. In addition to his Ocean Reef brokerage, Russ expanded his operations in 2010 to serve the entire Florida Keys under the brand Ocean Sotheby's International Realty.

Today, Russ and his family reside at Ocean Reef. As an active civic leader and member of the Angel group of donors at Ocean Reef, Russ is proud to support a number of community causes, including the Medical Center at Ocean Reef, Ocean Reef Cultural Center, the Academy at Ocean Reef, Art League, ORCAT, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean Reef Historical Society. He is also Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Academy at Ocean Reef, where all three of his children have attended school and is a Builder's Club donor for Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys.

Russ attended college at The University of Evansville; served in the U.S. Army; and is a Vietnam Veteran.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, shooting hoops with his kids and trying to improve his golf game.

Maria Perez

Administrative Coordinator

Maria has worked with Ocean Sotheby's International Realty since it opened in 2010. She was instrumental in recruiting new agents and in successfully getting the office open for business. As the Administrative Coordinator, Maria works closely with Ocean Sotheby's International Realty's real estate sales associates to ensure smooth day-to-day operations, while providing a superior level of professional real estate services. In addition, she ensures proper brokerage procedures are followed to maintain financial and organizational efficiency.

Maria Perez has worked in the real estate business for over 15 years. Previously, Maria was the owner of A1A Travel Services in Plantation Key.


Maria has been a full-time residence of the Florida Keys for the past 25 years. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, entertaining, and spending time with her friends and family.

Maria Perez

Administrative Coordinator

Maria has worked with Ocean Sotheby's International Realty since it opened in 2010. She was instrumental in recruiting new agents and in successfully getting the office open for business. As the Administrative Coordinator, Maria works closely with Ocean Sotheby's International Realty's real estate sales associates to ensure smooth day-to-day operations, while providing a superior level of professional real estate services. In addition, she ensures proper brokerage procedures are followed to maintain financial and organizational efficiency.

Maria Perez has worked in the real estate business for over 15 years. Previously, Maria was the owner of A1A Travel Services in Plantation Key.


Maria has been a full-time residence of the Florida Keys for the past 25 years. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, entertaining, and spending time with her friends and family.

Leah Maki

Director of Marketing

As Director of Marketing for Ocean Sotheby's International Realty, Leah manages all aspects of marketing and advertising for their brand and extraordinary properties, while also managing public relations and media relations, and the creation and development of marketing materials.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Leah holds a Bachelors Degree in Strategic Communications. She began her career in the public relations industry working for boutique advertising and public relations agencies including Tunheim Partners and Carmichael Lynch, both located in Minneapolis. Some of her work included public relations and marketing for Maytag, SuperValu, Macys, and Vera Bradley, and her public affairs clients included the Minnesota Twins and Target.

After too many cold winters in Minnesota, Leah and her husband decided to make the Florida Keys their permanent home to enjoy their love of boating, fishing, and scuba diving year-round. Leah is passionate about volunteerism and philanthropy and serves as a board member of the United Way of the Florida Keys, Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys, and Leadership Monroe County. In addition, she writes a style column in the Keynoter and Reporter Newspapers.

Leah Maki

Director of Marketing

As Director of Marketing for Ocean Sotheby's International Realty, Leah manages all aspects of marketing and advertising for their brand and extraordinary properties, while also managing public relations and media relations, and the creation and development of marketing materials.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Leah holds a Bachelors Degree in Strategic Communications. She began her career in the public relations industry working for boutique advertising and public relations agencies including Tunheim Partners and Carmichael Lynch, both located in Minneapolis. Some of her work included public relations and marketing for Maytag, SuperValu, Macys, and Vera Bradley, and her public affairs clients included the Minnesota Twins and Target.

After too many cold winters in Minnesota, Leah and her husband decided to make the Florida Keys their permanent home to enjoy their love of boating, fishing, and scuba diving year-round. Leah is passionate about volunteerism and philanthropy and serves as a board member of the United Way of the Florida Keys, Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys, and Leadership Monroe County. In addition, she writes a style column in the Keynoter and Reporter Newspapers.