Not Your Average Real Estate Company

Not Your Average Real Estate Company

CenterBeam Real Estate is a group of professionals helping people to achieve their real estate goals.


CenterBeam Real Estate Co is a full service real estate firm, that serves homeowners, buyers, tenants and investors in the greater Jacksonville, Florida area. But it is not your average Real Estate Company. Three years before it began, the owners started CenterBeam Construction in 2007. The construction company quickly grew to become one of Jacksonville’s prominent go-to Fl contractors for historic renovations and design. It has since then been nominated for several local building awards, has received national attention and has consistently received 5 star customer reviews for 12 years straight. That background has been the foundation of Centerbeam Real Estate…


Fast Forward To Today and we have blossomed into the well known CenterBeam Real Estate. With being so customer-centric, there is no wonder why the real estate side has grown from being a tenant placement provider, to expanding into property management, to helping with investment portfolios and ultimately into a full service real estate firm offering all services together for our clients.

Property Management, Tenant Placement, Sales, Home Services and Construction.


To do this, we use a team approach. We have separate agents that work in sales and separate agents solely working to place tenants. And all are professionally licensed. We also have dedicated single and multi family focused property managers, an in house full time maintenance team, an accounting and operations director and asset managers to help with investor portfolios.

With Our Services, We Can Either

Sell Your Home

Find You a Home

Help You to Invest in Homes

Renovate Your Home

Rent Your Home

Manage Your Home

Build Your Home

Maintain Your Home


Robert Baker
Chief Executive Officer

Robert started his career as a residential property manager over 30 years ago right here in Jacksonville. He ran the property management department for a real estate firm that handled over 300 residential properties. Since that time, he has been acquiring his own investment property and managing it through CenterBeam Real Estate. He is also a CPA with over 15 years of experience in advertising, and is one of the co-founders of CenterBeam Construction. Robert brings a unique team driven approach to real estate which has allowed the company to grow in a fast forward direction. His clear goals, mild mannered personality paired with his high level of integrity have helped the company enjoy steadfast growth and look to the future with optimism.


Christina Starmer
Licensed Real Estate Broker and Chief Marketing Officer
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Christina is a Licensed Florida Broker and a State Licensed Building Contractor. She has an extensive property investment background and has owned, managed, and assisted others with property management and tenant placement services for over 15 years. She handles the day to day tenant/landlord relations and is at the forefront of all communications. She has many single family, duplexes, and apartments of her own which helps her to offer the unique insight of what both a landlord and a tenant is expecting. Her contracting knowledge in the building industry helps our clients in a great way when it comes to maintaining their homes.


Bill Dannheim
Chief Operating Officer

Serving as the Chief Operating Officer for the CenterBeam Companies, Bill works closely with his partners and the CenterBeam Team focusing on the operational details, budgets and major project initiatives across four of the primary lines of business. In 2016, Bill joined the CenterBeam Team entering into a rapidly evolving business environment. Bill’s focus has been on understanding the operational and financial drivers of the business and where the opportunity lies to expand the offerings and grow the company with a client-centered approach. Bill has more than 25 years’ executive experience in operations having initiated and managed successful businesses in real estate, technology, financial services and healthcare. As a Business Unit General Manager for a Black Knight Financial, Bill managed 250 employees, oversaw production operations that fulfilled more than 50,000 transactions per month generating $100M in annual revenue in real estate market analytics and collateral valuation tools for the residential real estate market. Bill’s experience in Real Estate, Finance and his desire to create operational excellence makes him uniquely qualified to manage operations for the CenterBeam Companies.


Tom Quinn
Accounting Manager

Tom, a native of Jacksonville, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Jacksonville University in 1995 graduating Magna Cum Laude. His accounting resume’ is well diverse including fields in healthcare, engineering and legal and comes to CenterBeam Real Estate to bring his skills and experiences to Property Management. Tom resides in St. Johns County with his wife Wanda and enjoys spending time with his family as well as being actively involved in his church.


Amanda Powell
Residential Property Manager

Amanda joined the CenterBeam Real Estate team in March of 2015. She brings 13 years of property management experience with her, all in the Jacksonville area. She is a native of Jacksonville and understands the nuanced differences of the various neighborhoods throughout the city, giving her valuable insight to the needs of both owners and tenants. Amanda is a lifelong Jaguar fan and season ticket holder and enjoys the Riverside nightlife with her family and friends.


Jeff Lendvay
Property Manager and Quality Assurance Supervisor

Jeff has over 12 years of experience in quality assurance, process improvement, and systems management. Before joining CenterBeam Real Estate in 2014, Jeff was employed as a Quality Assurance Manager at Bulova Tech Ordnance, a contractor for the Department of Defense. Jeff is a certified Design for Six Sigma Greenbelt and he holds a BS in Engineering from the University of Florida. He brings a wealth of experience from a broad range of industries and is eager to help CenterBeam Real Estate grow and continually improve to ensure that CB homeowners and tenants continue to receive the highest standard of service and satisfaction. In his spare time, Jeff is a Jaguars season ticket holder and enjoys watching and playing all sports, as well as hitting up local restaurants throughout Jacksonville for trivia nights.


Janet Lawrence
Multi Family Property Manager

Janet Lawrence is originally from Chicago, IL. She has lived in the Jacksonville, FL area for the last 25 years where she has planted her roots. Janet is an animal lover and has two shelter rescue dogs. She enjoys cooking, crafting, going to the beach with her family, visiting historic towns and has recently started to play the bass guitar. She is very energetic and optimistic. Janet had an eight-year career in early education and taught Pre-K but after being diagnosed with cancer had to change careers. Once she successfully conquered cancer she started in the Property Management field where she has been for the last 18 years. She loves to take the experience she has gained and shares it to help others within the industry. Janet loves to build a rapport with the residents of the community and makes them comfortable in their homes.


Jennifer Lynch
Licensed Sales Associate / REALTOR®
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Licensed real estate professional, Jennifer Lynch, was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and began her career with CenterBeam Real Estate in early 2019. Previously she had been working as a licensed insurance agent and brings a plethora of experience to the table in regards to policy facts, binding and claims. Her extensive experience in dealing with fire, flood and mold claims allows for an empathetic viewpoint along with knowledgeable expertise to help all of her tenants, landlords, homeowners or buyers. With her diverse experience and professionalism, Jennifer has quickly become an effective member of the leasing team. In her spare time, Jennifer is diligent about raising her three children, from ages 6 to 22 and loves hanging out at the beach and watching baseball as much as she can. She is definitely an asset to CBRE and we are all happy to have Jennifer on board.


Licensed Sales Associate / REALTOR®
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As a Jacksonville native, and a real estate professional, Michelle most definitely recognizes the value and trust her clients place with her and she strives everyday to exceed their expectations. Michelle has proudly earned the respect of her clients by working tirelessly on their behalf and treating them like family. She has been a licensed professional and actively practicing Real Estate full time for the last 13 years and has gained an immense amount of knowledge in the sales and property management fields of this thriving industry.

Outside of Real Estate, Michelle enjoys volunteering on various beautification projects sponsored by Jacksonville’s City Council.

She is very passionate about public art and can often be found installing a mosaic around town. She adores the great outdoors through paddle-boarding, kayaking, fishing, camping, and most of all power walking with her sweet dog Sammie.

CenterBeam Real Estate knows what a great find Michelle is and hopefully you soon will too.


Katie Shoda
Licensed Sales Agent / REALTOR®
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Born and raised in Jacksonville, Katie graduated from Bob Jones University in South Carolina with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design. After graduation, Katie returned to Jacksonville to pursue her career in Interior Design and Real Estate. Her expertise in remodeling and drafting homes has gained her many clients and has given her key insight into the real estate business. Katie specializes in all facets of the Real Estate business whether it be guiding the way for first time home buyers or working with investors on finding that perfect distressed property. In her spare time Katie is an enthusiastic member of the community and enjoys running, cooking, trade fairs, and showing clients the best Jacksonville has to offer!


Majid Barbooti
Maintenance Supervisor

Majid “Magic” Barbooti was hired by CenterBeam Real Estate as the maintenance technician for River City Place in April 2016. Prior to CenterBeam Real Estate, Majid worked for Avesta Communities as a technician. Aside from his skills in general maintenance, he is also CPO certified for pool maintenance and upkeep. Majid attended the Florida State College of Jacksonville, and in his spare time he enjoys inventing and tinkering with mechanical devices and equipment.


Khoe Coonrodela
Assistant Property Manager
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Khoe is the newest outstanding member of the CenterBeam team. She joined the CenterBeam Real Estate team in August of 2019 after finishing her previous in the Navy as an aviation mechanic. She is originally from the Philadelphia, PA area and just recently moved to the Jacksonville area a little over a year ago. Khoe loves dogs and has two of the sweetest pit bull puppies you’d ever meet. For fun she likes to camp, hike, go to music festivals and sing some karaoke. As a veteran of the Navy, she is using her school benefits to finish her nursing degree at FSCJ.


Ashley Melengu
Marketing & Real Estate Coordinator
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Ashley is Centerbeam Real Estate’s newest addition. She joined the Centerbeam team in October 2019. Ashley graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. After graduation, Ashley began a career in Marketing and Communications, and she brings over her expertise in brand development and graphic design. A native Floridian, Ashley grew up in Melbourne, Florida and has since traveled the country and throughout Europe. With her free time, Ashley loves practicing yoga and meditation, gardening, hiking, cooking and traveling. Ashley is excited to be expanding her career into the real estate industry both personally and professionally!

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