Joel Schemmel

Comprehensive knowledge of the Sarasota area real estate market, strong business skills and an affinity for luxury properties have established Joel among the top 1% of REALTORS® in the Sarasota area. He takes great pride in having marketed and successfully sold many of the area’s most interesting properties – at all price points. After a professional career as an attorney and tax consultant in Chicago and Europe, Joel and his family moved permanently to the area in 2003. He could not think of a better place to live and raise a family.

Joel and his team at the Schemmel Soda Group are well known in the real estate industry and have set numerous sales records in addition to being the top producing team with the Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate in Sarasota every year since 2008. Professional backgrounds, innovation, market knowledge and persistence are the primary elements of their success. Joel’s career also encompasses more than 15 years of working with Arthur Andersen, Andersen Legal, and the Ernst & Young law alliance in the USA and Europe.

Joel obtained his law degree from Chicago Kent College of Law and his accounting degree from the University of Iowa. He is a registered attorney in Florida and Illinois and is a certificated C.P.A. in the state of Illinois.

Joel is the proud father of three young men, Jack, Jamie and Jacob. He enjoys skiing out west, architecture & design and a new found interest in teaching.