Chris Formico

Hello there!
You’re probably here because you’re curious about this mysterious bearded man right?
Well the good news is I’m not too mysterious.  
Let me give it a shot and tell you a little bit about myself and also our 727 Team mission.

I was born and raised right outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota which was a great place to grow up and also a nice place to live. When I was 19 I decided I wanted to go see the world so I enlisted in the US Air Force and my wishes came true – I ended up getting sent to Germany for two years.

In Germany I was able to travel on the weekends and during my time off. I realized that I love traveling and meeting people from different cultures. During my time over there I visited London, Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin, Valencia, Barcelona, Prague, Interlaken, Brussels and many other little small cities around Germany.

I not only liked meeting people from different cultures, I enjoyed seeing how European culture operates differently than American. This experience has piqued my interest in renewable energy, recycling, efficiency – All things that I believe we need to improve upon in the US.

Baby face Chris at the end of Air Force basic training

I was sent stateside for my last year in the Air Force. I ended up at Hurlburt Field Air Force Base up in the Florida Panhandle. Here I started taking college classes and ended up realizing that I’d love to stay in Florida.

I moved to St. Pete on impulse after my enlistment was over at just the right time to see this city take off. I feel fortunate to live here at a time when this city is growing at the most rapid pace anyone has ever seen.

I stay pretty busy around St. Pete. I enjoy outside activities like biking and kayaking. I also started strength training this past year which has helped me stay in the mindset of constant self improvement. You probably wouldn’t even know that I workout by just looking at me but the mental benefits are what keep me coming back. Strength training has taught me that persistence pays off, even if it takes longer than you expected.

My mother, sister and brother are all RE/MAX agents up in Minnesota where I’m from. Naturally I fell into this career field and now I’m the Florida branch of our family.

I started my real estate career at Keller Williams and then transferred to a local brokerage but ultimately we ended up joining RE/MAX for the name brand recognition and technological resources that support our real estate goals. I was under the impression that we would get our own hot air balloon when we joined but apparently that’s not the case.

Ryan and I started working together early in our careers. I am grateful to have a partner whose goals and vision are similar to mine. Ryan and I realize the importance of reputation in this industry which is why we make it a point to provide our clients with the best possible service. We stay very involved in our listings in order to get them sold and always keep a direct line of communication with our buyers to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible. We have built up a team around our team of the best mortgage professionals, home inspectors, insurance agents and title companies. Their performance reflects directly on us which is why it’s important for us to be able to recommend only the best.

Ryan Eisenhower and Chris Formico

Ryan and I are on the same page regarding the way we deal with our clients. We are not here to sell you anything – We are here to advise you on all potential opportunities to help you reach the best possible outcome for your situation whether it be buying or selling. We are here to manage the transaction and look out for your best interests.  Many people consider being a Realtor a sales job but it’s not. We are here to be your advisor, your transaction manager and your friend.

If you have any questions for me about real estate or the local area in general, feel free to give me a call. My number is 727-307-1111. You can also shoot me an email at chrisformico@gmail.com or add me on Facebook if you’d like to chat on there.

Thanks for reading and I’m looking forward to getting to know you and helping you with your real estate needs!

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