Meet the Legacy Team!

Legacy Leasing Services offers licensed real estate agents who specialize in property management services exclusively! Our property managers are not sales agents. They are highly trained in the different areas of property management, especially the Florida Landlord and Tenant Laws to serve our clients better! We strictly abide by the Fair Housing Laws and maintain the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead Safe Certified Firm certification for repairs to homes built prior to 1978.

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Joni Gerard, Broker/Owner

Joni has been licensed in real estate since 2003. She has experience assisting investors find unique income properties and brings a deep knowledge of local real estate trends and opportunities, usually before they come on the market. This comes from being a 4th generation native to Polk County.

She is a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and the local Lakeland Chapter of NARPM. She holds the Professional Residential Manager (PRM) designation and is working on the Residential Property Manager (RPM) designation. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors™, Florida Association of Realtors™ (FAR), East Polk County Association of Realtors™ (EPCAR) and Mid-Florida Multiple Listing Services (MLS).


Sydney Benson, Office Manager

Sydney has been an asset to this agency for many years. She is knowledgeable in many facets of business operations as well as human resources and management. She has proven herself to be a vital team member and trusted liaison for our clients.