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About Partners In Paradise

Partners In Paradise Central (239) 250-4349


With the kind of know-how that comes from more than 25 years of combined real estate experience, Mimy, Kate, & John can handle the most complicated real estate transactions. Together with their insight into the Naples community, Partners in Paradise have become the local experts at putting together smooth, trouble-free transactions - and lots of them! Luxury Residential Experts Gulf to Golf - Naples to Estero.


To do an even better job for their clients and to stay ahead in a very competitive field, Mimy, Kate, and John continue to attend real estate seminars and classes. They are members of several highly respected organizations including the Naples Area Board of Realtors, the Florida Association and the National Association of Realtors and are past members of the Women's Council of Realtors.

Along with my business partners, Kate Del Gatto and John Valenti, we comprise the dream team known as "Partners in Paradise". We specialize in assisting our distinguished clientele with their luxury residential real estate needs from Gulf to Golf in the Naples Florida area. We strive to not only meet but to exceed the high expectations of our clients and to do so with the utmost in professionalism and personal service. If you are looking for a team of agents who will treat your property as their own and who gets results, then we need to meet. We have a 98% listings sold ratio: this means that 98% of the listings we take, we turn into SOLDs. On top of this amazing achievement, a huge majority of our business is repeat business and referrals and this has added up to millions of dollars in sales for our clients...we take great pride in what we do and we would love to assist you or your family and friends in finding their piece of paradise....

Our company is one of the top three in the area and has been in Naples for over 60 years with a long history of exceptional customer service and sales success for its' clients....

Additionally, a portion of my annual income from real estate sales is given in the form of a donation to the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples so every time a client buys or sells with us, they are also making a difference in a child's life right here in Naples...


The John R. Wood Circle of Excellence Awards Platinum & Emerald Level 2008-2017
Who's Who in America 1994 (Mimy von Schreiner)
Best in Client Satisfaction Award from Five Star/Gulfshore Life Magazine 2005-2018
Founding Guild Member of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (Mimy von Schreiner)
Board Member of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (Mimy von Schreiner)
Esteemed Million Dollar Guild Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing
One of Southwest Florida's Five Star Real Estate Agents (Awarded to less than 2% of all real estate agents)




Our Team Members

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Mimy von Schreiner
(239) 250-4349

For Mimy, real estate is her full time career, not just a hobby. Together, with her team, they are "Partners in Paradise" helping their customers and clients achieve their dream of living in Naples and offering them 20+ years of their real estate expertise as specialists in luxury, residential real estate.

Aside from her busy work schedule, she loves travel, reading, and spending time with her teenage sons Jack & William, husband John, and family and friends in Naples and beyond.

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John Valenti
(239) 595-5918

John Valenti, a graduate of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, joined the John R. Wood family after retiring from a 19 year career in banking. During his long tenure in that industry, he held a variety of investment licenses including a Series 7 and the Florida Insurance License, and he was certified as a Consumer and Small Business Lender. He began with First Union (now Wells Fargo) in 1996 and then ended his time in 2014 in management as a Vice President with Regions Bank. John is incredibly well-versed in all divisions of the Industry including private banking, investment and traditional banking services and real estate lending, which gives him a unique perspective when working with investors and individuals on their real estate purchases.

John moved to the area 20 years ago from Western New York and began his professional career in Naples as a real estate appraiser prior to entering banking. His desire to return to sales and true, old-fashioned, customer service that is the hallmark of his career, is what led him to join his wife, Mimy von Schreiner-Valenti, and her business partner, Kate Del Gatto, on their highly successful Team, "Partners in Paradise". This move into luxury real estate sales allowed John to be focused on what he loves: personalized, professional service that is second to none. He looks forward to expanding his ever-growing family of satisfied clients and customers.

In his spare time, John enjoys reading, golf, travel, and spending time with his family: his wife, Mimy, their school-aged boys, Jack and William, as well as their extended family, many of whom spend their time here in Naples as well.



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