The Ackerman Group

Meet THE Team

Renowned for their unparalleled expertise at helping buyers and sellers achieve and exceed their real estate goals in Florida’s vibrant Manatee/Sarasota region Ryan and Barbara Ackerman, of The Ackerman Group, provide their clientele with unmatched local expertise and a neighbor-oriented mindset. As a result, this powerhouse family team is consistently recognized by Coldwell Banker Realty as a top-five real estate teams locally, the #1 team in Florida and a top 10 team in North America. The team also belongs to the prestigious Coldwell Banker® Society of Excellence, which ranks them among the top 0.5% of Coldwell Banker agents globally.

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Get To Know Us

A family organization with deep local roots, the Ackerman Group is highly respected among local community leaders. As residents of the community in which they serve, Ryan and Barbara eagerly support a wide range of local charities and organizations, including The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, the Asolo Repertory Theatre, The Ringling Museum, United Cerebral Palsy and All Faiths Food Bank. It is dedication like this and an unyielding commitment to help others that have placed them in an enviable position at the top.

Barbara and Ryan are supported by a team of professionals that oversee scheduling showings, home inspections and repairs, aggressive marketing, state of the art internet presence,  photography, graphic design, IT, and social media staff.

Together, The Ackerman Group, backed by the Coldwell Banker suite of global technologies and proprietary marketing tools, finds meaning in each transaction and, most importantly, every relationship. Relationships are the backbone of the group’s success, and they set the team apart from others in their field.

GROUNDED IN THE COMMUNITY. COMMITTED TO THE FUTURE.

The Ackerman Team delivers the highest level of care to fulfill the range of needs for each client. Some clients are searching for their first home, others are moving up, downsizing, or purchasing a second property. Regardless of what you seek, The Ackerman Group strives to be your lifelong real estate partner and will work endlessly to earn and keep your trust.

​​​​​​​“Our clients are our neighbors. This is our hometown, after all,” Barbara says. “We want to introduce you to the finer aspects of life here in Sarasota. When a client's dream comes true, our dreams come true. The Ackerman Group has built success on ensuring yours.”


OUR NOTABLE ACCOLADES

With more than 35 years of experience serving Sarasota and Manatee county, The Ackerman Group has accumulated an impressive list of prestigious awards. Year after year, the team has been recognized for their excellence in real estate through honors including #1 Producing Team in all of Sarasota and Manatee counties among all real estate agents, not just within Coldwell Banker.

  • 2021: Coldwell Banker International Society of Excellence Members
  • 2020: #1 Team (sm) In the State of Florida for Coldwell Banker Realty - Volume
  • 2020: #8 in North America for Coldwell Banker Realty - Volume
  • 2019: #1 Team (sm) In the State of Florida for Coldwell Banker Realty
  • 2018: #RealTrends America's Best Real Estate Real Professional
  • 2017: #1 volume-producing Team in Sarasota County, Manatee County and Longboat Key'
    -$66.5 million closed sales
    -$17 million closed in first 60 days
    -Top 0.5% of Coldwell Banker agents globally
  • 2017: REAL Trends Ranked #50 on total sales volume throughout the State of Florida CB Society of Excellence (ranked in the top 0.5% of all CB agents worldwide)
  • 2017: Top 100 Team's in Florida
  • 2016: Top 10 selling agents in Sarasota/Manatee; top 0.5% of Coldwell Banker agents globally
  • 2016: $66 Million in close volume
  • 2016: Society of Excellence (top 1%)
  • 2016: #1 Small Team in all of SW Florida
  • #1 sales volume in Sarasota/Manatee; $77 million closed sales; #3 Coldwell Banker team in North America; top 0.5% of Coldwell Banker agents globally
  • 2015: $77 Million in closed volume; Coldwell Banker's Society of Excellence, the top % of 1% among all Coldwell Banker sales associates worldwide
  • 2014: #2 producing real estate Team in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • 2014: Top producing Coldwell Banker Group in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • 2014/2013: Top 10 selling agents in Sarasota/Manatee; top 100 agents in Florida; top 0.5% of Coldwell Banker agents globally
  • 2013: Top 100 Real Estate Agents in Florida
  • 2013: Formation of The Ackerman Group — #1 Real Estate Group in Southwest Florida
  • 2012: Top 100 Agents in Florida
  • 2010-2012: $45 million in closed sales, ranking in the top 1% of Coldwell Banker Agents worldwide
  • 2009: #1 Coldwell Banker Sales Associate in Florida
  • 2006-2008: Elite Top 99.9% Coldwell Banker Associates Nationwide
  • 2006-2008: #2 Coldwell Banker Associate in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • 2005: Highest recorded sales volume in Sarasota history, sales topped $80 million
  • 2003-2005: #1 Coldwell Banker Associate in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • 2002: Among Coldwell Banker's Top Agents Nationwide
  • The Ackerman Group has been featured in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota and Longboat Key Observer, Bradenton Herald, Gulf Coast Review and The Wall Street Journal

BE A PART OF OUR SUCCESS

Year after year, the team has been recognized for their excellence in real estate through honors including #1 Producing Team in all of Sarasota and Manatee counties among all real estate agents, not just within Coldwell Banker.

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