Michael Barbino

Broker Liaison & Tampa Market Partner

Preferred SHORE Real Estate

Preferred Shore Real Estate | 813-563-3484 | Tampa St. Petersburg Sarasota

About Michael Barbino

Looking for a Tampa Bay Area Real Estate Broker who specializes in RESULTS?

Then Michael Barbino is your broker. Michael believes in the old school foundation of careful listening, attention to detail, the deliverance of direct truthful answers and achieving the desired goal. Michael has been a top buyer’s agent, listing partner, qualifying broker and most recently a mastery Agent coach for MAPS. Michael has spent years starting, running, managing, coaching and training Real Estate agents, groups, teams and offices. Michael has successfully lived and operated in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Manatee & Sarasota counties for the past 17 years.
Negotiations is one of Michael’s fortes! His education, coaching and skills have been honed over the many years he has been negotiating. His passion shines through his negotiations and resulting in his buyers and sellers obtaining their real estate goals.

Michael enjoys working with people of all ages and all income brackets, whether it is to buy, sell or invest in real estate. He feels the wide diversity of people is what makes real estate fun and exciting. Michael is a native of Long Island, New York. He studied his MBA at Florida Metropolitan University, his BA in Economics from St. John's University and his legal assistant certificate from Adelphi University & St. Petersburg College. Michael also received his New York state real estate license in 1990 where he worked for a local family owned Long Island real estate brokerage. Michael has developed his communication, hospitality, passion and focus to succeed through his decades working as a restaurant manager and proprietor of two restaurants.
Michael loves sharing his knowledge. He has developed a fulfillment coaching and mentoring other agents and business owners. Michael is a driven, goal oriented and hyper focused individual who now enjoys seeing others reach and exceed their goals.

Michael is a son, husband, father, friend, mentor and coach. When not working with buyers and sellers, Michael enjoys relaxing with a great book, a crossword puzzle, being active in his church, his weekly life group and spending time with his wife, Allison, and their 7 children, Brianna, Alexis, Brynne, Bentley, Analina, Alessandra and Sebastiano. He feels hard work pays off by allowing him to spend time with his family, especially in the kitchen and around the dinner table.
Michael is excited and proud to announce his next endeavor. Michael will be partnering with Robert Milligan, President & Founder of Preferred SHORE, and the Leadership team of Preferred SHORE as the Broker liaison & Tampa Bay Market partner. Michael will be assisting buyers, sellers, investors and real estate agents across the Tampa Bay Area reach their goals through Real Estate.