Ted Benjamin

Ted has been a SW Florida resident for 28+ years starting out in Sarasota & for the last 18 years, as a resident of S. Ft. Myers. It is his straight forward approach that earns the trust of his clients.

  • Born in Athens GA / raised in Piqua, OH;
  • BA from Hope College in Holland, MI;
  • Masters degree in Gerontology (study of aging) from Miami University in Oxford Ohio;
  • Studied in the College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati. It is at UC that he came to appreciate home design & architecture.

Through his educational background & life experience, he understands the impact the aging process has on housing needs & how each generation has characteristics of its own:

  • There is no cookie cutter sales approach. He takes an individualized approach with each client –educating as opposed to doing ‘hard sales’.



Meet the Benjamins – with his wife, Carolyn, as his assistant, customer service is a top priority.

  • With the Benjamins – you get 2 for the price of 1!


As a mecca for retirees, the Ft. Myers area & picturesque islands of Sanibel & Captiva as well as Ft. Myers Beach are the perfect setting for starting a new life free from the corporate world. Ted will assist you in creating a lifestyle where chasing the monetary dollar becomes less exciting than finding sand dollars washed up on the powdery white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.


Professionally, Ted has earned:

  • Sanibel Captiva Islands Specialist (SCIS) designation;
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES);
  • Named VIP’s All Company Rookie of the Year;
  • Earned a place in VIP’s President’s Club.
  • Voted in as a member of the Sanibel Captiva Islands Association of Realtors (SCIAR) serving as Treasurer in 2019;
  • Serves on the Professional Development Committee;
  • Also, serves on the Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC).


Ted serves on 2 Boards where he & Carolyn reside:

  • Mastique Master Association;
  • Mastique II Association, serving as Secretary;

He & Carolyn are members of Sanibel Community Church.

An avid animal lover, Carolyn refers to him as the male counterpart of Ellie Mae Clampet, Ted volunteers at:

  • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W) serving as a docent in the Education Center – Ted Talks Animal Whisperer!



For your real estate needs, buying or selling, give Ted a call.


Ted Benjamin's listings


  • Condo
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2473 Sq Ft
  • SANCAP #2230383

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  • Condo
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2062 Sq Ft
  • SANCAP #2230093

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  • Condo
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2062 Sq Ft
  • SANCAP #2230385

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  • Condo
  • Sanibel, FL
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2288 Sq Ft
  • SANCAP #2220603

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