Originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Blake Owen is a graduate of Bowling Green State University (Hospitality Management). He is a former PGA golf professional who worked at private country clubs in Naples, Cleveland and Detroit. Today, he is widely considered the quintessential expert on Southwest Florida's golf courses and golfing communities. His love for the game started early in life; this passion informs both his professional and personal livelihoods. Much like his parents did 15 years earlier, he switched careers in late 2002 to focus on residential real estate. With his parents, Cathy and Ed Owen, already seasoned professionals in the Naples market, it was an easy decisions to join their team and learn the business from one of the area's top producers. He and Cathy are still a team today.
Becoming a Naples resident in 1992, Blake absolutely loves where he lives and feels very fortunate to help buyers and sellers achieve their real estate golas in such a beautiful part of the world. His dedication to his customers, local market expertise, and affable personality has made him a 7- time recipient of the Five Star award for customer service and satisfaction. He is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors with expertise not only iin golf course communities, but in areas WEST of US41 such as Vanderbilt Beach, Pelican Bay, Park Shore, The Moorings, Coquina Sands, Old Naples, Port Royal, Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, and Marco Island. Blake believes in giving back to the community through volunteering. He found his niche with the Naples International Film Festival and helped produce the four-day festival since its 2009 inception. Sitting on its Board of Directors concurrently serving as hospitality director until 2017, he remains involved as the festival's Filmmaker Liaison. Blake's other interests include singing, playing drums, skiing, working out, traveling, live music, and being a "funcle" to his neices and nephews. Blake had been married since 2007 to wife Amy, Senior Wealth Strategist for Suntrust (TRUIST) Bank. They have two English bulldogs and a Polish Lowland Sheepdog.