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By Staff | Jan 21, 2020

Valerie Tutor

Kingfisher Real Estate names top agent

Kingfisher Real Estate announced that Valerie Tutor is the Top Agent of the Year for 2019.

Tutor is a proud native Floridian who grew up in rural South Florida on a ranch. She and her family’s love for the outdoors led them to make Sanibel and Captiva the place they spent their weekends and summers beginning in 1963. Eventually, the family built a home on the Gulf of Mexico on Captiva.

Tutor puts her unique skills, high energy and commitment to work achieving a customer’s goals throughout the real estate process. She believes strongly in developing a connection that fosters mutual trust and confidence. Tutor possesses the knowledge, along with a positive attitude, diligence and genuine personal approach.

DeCicco promoted to senior VP, loan officer

Kyle DeCicco

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank recently announces the promotion of Kyle DeCicco to senior vice president and senior loan officer.

As the newest member of the executive management team, he will continue to expand the bank’s lending division. In his new role, DeCicco is responsible for overseeing the solicitation, negotiation, underwriting and coordination of closing major and complex consumer, residential, equipment, SBA, commercial building and business loans.

He joined the bank in 2016 as vice president and commercial loan officer, focusing on commercial real estate lending and developing relationships with local businesses and investors. With over a decade of banking experience, DeCicco has worked in commercial real estate and lending, credit analysis, portfolio management of performing and nonperforming loans, and management of FDIC insured loss-share assets.

Rec center adds to Hall of Sponsors

Joey’s Custard, of Sanibel, has joined the Sanibel Recreation Center’s Hall of Sponsors as a new sponsor.

Proceeds from the purchase of the sponsor sign are applied to the center’s Financial Assistance Program. It assists parents, grandparents and legal custodians who financially qualify for their children to attend the after-school program, summer day and holiday camps, fun days, babysitter training camp, basketball league, volleyball camp and the C.I.T. program at the center.

A printout of all the sponsors can also be obtained at the center’s reception counter.

For more information, call volunteer sponsor Chairperson Barry Alan Roth at 239-313-9591 or Sanibel Recreation Center Director Trish Phillips at 239-472-0345.