Meet The Team
The Saltwater Grande Story
The Saltwater Grande family of companies creates a complete real estate investment property solution. The parent company was opened in June of 2019 by owners Betty Robey, Sherry Gustafson, and Alex Szymanowski, with the primary objective of creating and maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction that is achievable.
The company’s largest member is Saltwater Grande Vacations, which was established in September, 2019, and provides high-end, luxury vacation rental properties along the Grand Strand coast of South Carolina. These vacation properties offer state-of-the-art guest accommodations reflective of the rapid advancements in technology and the growing desire for a better quality vacation experience. The company is dedicated to providing a higher standard of accommodation, with the flexibility that today’s consumer demands, as well as a complete concierge service that lends to the type of luxury one, would expect from a five-star hotel.
Saltwater Grande Realty, also established in September, 2019, is a full-service real estate brokerage offering services to both buyers and sellers. Realty’s team of agents is well versed in all types of residential property transactions including single-family, townhomes, and condos, in new construction, investment properties, primary residences, and second homes.
Saltwater Grande Properties, which began operations in January, 2020, manages long term rental properties for homeowners in a more traditional capacity. These properties are geared toward year-round living for tenants and offer management services for all types of properties throughout the Grand Strand area of South Carolina.
Our newest member is Saltwater Grande Design. Design has established relationships with licensed interior designers and local contractors to provide interior design services geared toward creating higher revenue opportunities in investment properties. Design works with homeowners in all types of design tasks from small re-decorating projects to complete renovations and everything in between.
Betty Robey, who is the Broker-In-Charge and Director of Owner Services, has more than 20 years of experience in financial management and real estate sales with the most recent 6 years being focused in the Vacation Rental and Property Management industry in South Carolina. Sherry Gustafson, Director of Guest Services has more than 15 years of customer service experience in the Vacation Rental and Property Management industry in the Grand Strand area of South Carolina. Alex Szymanowski, Director of Marketing & Technology, has more than 10 years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising, web design, and search engine optimization.