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EMPIRE SUNSHINE PROPERTIES is a boutique real estate company located in Palm Beach County, FL as well as our other location in New York City. Our combined experience and knowledge spans over 25 years in the industry, including but not limited to Real Estate, Property Management, Insurance, Commercial acquisitions, and Development. Our clients range from families, new home construction, relocation residents, portfolio investors, developers, and small commercial business owners. (One of our owners is a Board Certified Attorney in New York, and we provide title work for our New York clients.)
Our office based in West Palm Beach serves our clients throughout the tri-county area of South Florida, as well as our office location in Manhattan, which includes all 5 Borough’s, and the surrounding New York Metropolitan area. We specialize in providing a one-stop-shop experience that allows for a stronger peace of mind transaction. Our model is as follows, “if you would only expect the very best performance from your securities portfolio manager, why would you expect anything less from your Real Estate Brokerage.”
We look forward to helping you with any of your real estate needs and look to develop a long-lasting relationship, built on expertise and performance.
JOSEPH A. SCUTIERI, ESQ.
Owner, has more than 25 years of experience as an attorney in New York and New Jersey. Born and raised in the New York Metropolitan area, he attended both undergraduate and law school there, making the Dean’s List each time. He literally has successfully closed and personally handled thousands of real estate closings. Mr. Scutieri regularly represents buyers and sellers of real estate. Further, the firm represents several big lenders, including Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.., Mortgage Master, Inc., Webster Bank, Citibank, N.A., M & T Bank, and Bank of America. Mr. Scutieri has been a sought-after source for several New York Times articles, regarding specific cases and commenting on specific aspects of the law.
Mr. Scutieri was admitted to the following Bars: 1986, New York; 1986 New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1989, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Education: Fordham University (B.A., 1982); Pace University (J.D. Cum Laude, 1985). He is a member of the Westchester County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and American Bar Association.
A managing member of Empire Sunshine Properties Inc and a licensed Florida real estate broker, primarily responsible for the formulation and execution of the company’s overall strategy and growth plan as well as day-to-day management. Under the Empire Sunshine Properties corporate umbrella, Mr. Berry is the qualifying broker for the Florida real estate office and oversees all facets of the company's real estate & property management, development, and general contracting.
Prior to Empire Sunshine Properties, Mr. Berry served as President of Saint Enterprises Real Estate and South Florida Property Management Associaties LLC. During Mr. Berry’s seventeen-year tenure at Saint Enterprises, he was directly responsible for the acquisition and management of commercial parcels for several land funds. Mr. Berry worked for numerous south Florida developers in construction and sales director roles and management of multiple commercial properties throughout the southeastern counties of Florida.
Mr. Berry is a retired veteran of the US Navy and holds a master's degree in Social/Personality Psychology from Florida Atlantic University.