• 2018 Realtor of the Year – Ocala and Marion County Association of REALTORs®
• Florida Board of Realtors – past President
• Multiple Listing Service(MLS) – Vice President
• Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association – Director/member
• Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership – current member; former Business Development Director
• College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni – Board member
• State of Florida 4-H Foundation – Board member
• University of Florida – Masters in Agricultural Operations Management
As long-time Marion County local, Valerie’s long history within both the agriculture and business markets in here in Central Florida make her uniquely positioned to serve her customers. Holding a Masters in Agricultural Operations Management from the University of Florida, as well as a Bachelor in Food and Resource Economics, Valerie understands first-hand the importance and value of the area’s rich agricultural industry. As an expert and active member of the ag community here in Marion County, Valerie routinely utilizes her extensive background and leadership positions to protect the property rights of equestrians, farmers, and more in Ocala and Marion County’s deeply rooted agricultural industries.
A Florida-licensed REALTOR® with Showcase Properties of Central Florida since 2005 and the current Owner and Broker, Valerie specializes in the listing and selling of equine properties, as well as residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. Being a part of the sales of the two highest selling properties in Marion County’s recent years, Valerie’s expertise in real estate and leadership of her agents continues to inspire and bring Showcase to the forefront of the local real estate industry.
Valerie herself has been a small thoroughbred breeder since 1985, and has bred multiple stakes winners, including a Breeder’s Cup qualifier. Agriculture and its deep impact on Florida’s economy is a great passion of Valerie’s, and continues to be a way of life for the Dailey family. Together with husband Hugh, president of Community Bank & Trust of Florida, and daughter Samantha, she operates a successful thoroughbred breeding farm in the Ocala area. She is also part owner of Crevalle Boats, a premium boat manufacturer. Unsurprisingly, the Dailey’s are also known for their enthusiasm for being out on the water and fishing, catching lobsters, and exploring.
Valerie Dailey, Broker/Owner
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