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Professional Designations
  • MBA
  • NEFAR
  • LMC
Company Designations
  • Pinnacle Club
  • Silver Pinnacle Club
  • Specializing in Residential Sales
Contact Information
Name:
Elise Beard , MBA, NEFAR, LMC

Email: elisebeard@watsonrealtycorp.com
Office Phone:
(904) 280-2807

Mobile Phone:
(904) 463-7774

Website: http://www.EliseBeard.com
Mobile URL: http://www.elisebeard.com
Highlights
  • University of Florida Sales & Marketing Degree with honors.Masters of Business (MBA) Degree from University of North Florida with high honors. GO GATORS!
  • Along with a Masters in Business (MBA) Elise, also has designations as a Loss Mitigation Consultant (LMC) a Certified Life Underwriter (CLU)(inactive) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) (inactive)
  • Married to Murray Beard of Jacksonville, her high school sweetheart, with 2 children. Murray is a past Chairman of the PGA Players Championship and executive board member of Rotary. He is currently an active Session member and youth teacher at Palms Presbyterian Church. Daughter Laura is a piano major with a masters in business management and a law degree all from University of Florida. She proudly was Miss University of Florida and inducted into their Hall of Fame. She currently clerks for Judge Tallman, a federal appeals court judge in the 9th circuit in Seattle, WA. Son Max graduated from Nease High School, spent a gap year as an exchange student in Utsonomia,Japan (outside of Tokyo) and is now a junior at University of North Florida majoring in bio-medical. He aspires to be a doctor of some kind.
  • Elise's passion is health and fitness and she has been an motivational leader and trainer for over 30 years - currently teaching cycling and strength classes in Ponte Vedra. Both she and Murray are members of a local bike group, The Big Bananas, that raises over $60,000 per year for Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Elise and husband Murray are both Jacksonville natives with Elise graduating from Wolfson High School and Murray from Englewood. Ponte Vedra residents for over 30 years they live on the golf course in Sawgrass Country Club and are original equity members of the Club. They absolutely love Ponte Vedra and Sawgrass CC and have turned down several opportunities in the past to relocate. "Why leave paradise? is a favorite saying.
  • Elise tries to be involved in the community and is a Leadership Jacksonville Alumni and currently active in the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce, North Florida Assoc. of Realtors, Palms Presbyterian Church and life long fitness instructor. She is a past Board member of Gateway Girl Scout Council (and prior troop leader!), The Florida Ballet and the MS Society. After Elise's daughter became Florida's Junior Miss in 2006, Elise founded the St Johns County Junior Miss Program - a scholarship program that rewards bright and talented senior high girls with college scholarships. She ran the program for two years and awarded over $10,000 of scholarships.
Biography
EDUCATION AND AWARDS
Elise Beard is a proud University of Florida Gator graduate, has a MBA and has spent nearly 25 years in all areas of real estate  - with experience in corporate asset management, acquisition and development, shopping center management, auditing, and her current specialty of luxury and investment real estate. She holds designations as a Realtor, Loss Mitigation Specialist, and Certified Property Manager (inactive). Elise has been recognized by Watson as a top producer, earning the Silver Pinnacle sales award for being in the top 5% of all sales agents and was featured in The Jacksonville Business Journal "Book of Lists" as the #16 real estate agent in Jacksonville. 
 
BACKGROUND:
Elise grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from Wolfson High School,  the University of Florida and the University of North Florida (MBA). After college, she moved to Ponte Vedra and planted roots. Outside of the office, Elise is a Leadership Jacksonville alumnae and member of the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce and  Palms Presbyterian Church. She has been a past board member of the Gateway Girl Scout Council, The Florida Ballet and the Multiple Sclerosis Society. She also founded the St Johns County Junior Miss - a scholarship program that recognizes bright and talented senior high school girls with money for college  -and in the two years she ran the program, it awarded over $10,000 of college scholarships.

INTERESTS:
Elise is an athlete and entertainer at heart and has been a lifelong fitness and cycling instructor.  She actually took a P.E. class every semester in college! You'll find her teaching "Cycle Rock-n-Roll" and "Celebrity Fitness" classes at the Winston Family YMCA and previously at The Ponte Vedra Club and The Lodge, where she has made many fantastic friends.  
 
Elise is  a passionate person and has abundant enthusiasm that extends (over-extends many times!)  to all areas of her life. In her spare time she loves reading (a lot), cooking (sometimes), and eating out (always). She hates to clean. She thinks DVR is a miracle.  Real estate is her ministry and she strives to live and work with integrity and character. Her mantra is Carpe Diem ~ Seize the Day!

Elise married her high school sweetheart, Murray, also a Gator graduate and her real estate partner. Murray is a past "Red Coat" (volunteer chairman) of The Players. He is also a tireless youth leader and session member of their church.  Murray is both a Leadership Florida and Leadership Jacksonville graduate.

PERSONAL:
Elise & Murray have two children.  Laura is a University of Florida graduate with a piano major, masters of business and law degree. She was proud to be the 2011 Miss University of Florida and elected to the Hall of Fame, with such other famous leaders as Steve Spurrier. Laura is currently clerking for an 9th Circuit Federal Appellate Court Judge in Seattle, WA.

Son Max graduated from Nease High School where he was an active four year Navy ROTC member and a third degree black belt in Taekwondo. Max was an active volunteer at The Players Golf Tournament and received Standard Bearer of the Year Award. He received a nomination to the Naval Academy but when not accepted, opted for a gap year in Japan as a Rotary Youth Exchange student. He returned to the good ole' USA and is now attending the University of North Florida. His current major is bio-medical and he hopes to a doctor of some kind.
Testimonials
'Best Agent I have ever worked with!!'
'We call Elise "The Closer". '
'Thank you for doing what you did. You put effort into a difficult sale and we really appreciate that.'
'We needed to sell our house quickly and for the best possible price. Thanks to Elise, we received a full price offer in only four days! She's a wonderful agent!'
'When my mom passed away, selling her home was difficult. Elise helped make everything go smoothly.'
'I would highly recommend Elise Beard to anyone interested in buying or selling real estate. She is not only a driven, results oriented professional, she is also a kind, generous and trusworthy person.'
'Elise Beard has the most energy of anyone I have ever worked with. She gets the job done!'
'Elise Beard brought us two contracts in one day! You can't do better than that!'
'Everyone is excited about the new house. Thanks again for all your help getting us into our first home.'
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Contact Information
Name:
Watson Realty Ponte Vedra

Address:
615 Highway A1A Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

Email: pontevedra@watsonrealtycorp.com
Office Phone:
(904) 285-6300

Toll Free Phone:
(800) 288-6330

Fax:
(904) 285-5330

Website: http://www.watsonrealtypontevedra.com


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