Navy to Navy Homes is a full service real estate and property management company formed to provide a higher level of real estate services for the often extraordinary relocation needs of military families. Our Veteran owned and operated team was founded by a 24year retired Navy Pilot, with almost two decades of real estate experience.

Our friendly and personal staff will provide unparalleled customer service to you with whatever your real estate needs may be. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, rent or property manage all types of real estate in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas, Navy to Navy Homes is the only call you need to make.

If you have a home need…Navy to Navy Homes is here to help! As much or as little as needed! No pushy gimmicks or contracts. In fact we have numerous reward programs to help you save thousands when you buy or sell a home and even discounts when renting a home. So let us help! Advice is always free, just give us a call and we will begin to help you solve your property management needs today!

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Meet the Team

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Mario Gonzalez »

Mario Gonzalez is the Founder and Broker of Navy to Navy Homes in Jacksonville, FL. A 24 year retired Navy Pilot, his sense of dedication to service is apparent in his real estate company. Navy to Navy Homes is a full service real estate brokerage that specializes in Property Management, Sales, and Relocation Services for military families in the Jacksonville area. Their continual focus on the customer and rewarding others has made them a local favorite in the Jacksonville real estate market. They offer their services to all members of the community and have special incentive programs for local community heroes (Police officers, fire fighters, medical personnel, military personnel and teachers), through the Homes for Heroes program.

Mario has Bachelors of Science from the US Naval Academy in Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Arts in Leadership and Human Resource Management, from the Naval PostGraduate School. He taught various leadership classes at the Naval Academy and has instructed a variety of Naval subjects over his 24 year career. Training his agents and educating the community in all aspects of property management, is his passion.

He is an active volunteer with many local and national organizations that help veterans and military members, around the globe. He is currently a volunteer local youth soccer coach on Mayport Naval Base, working with many kids with deployed parents. His coaching has spanned from park and recreation soccer to Women’s College Lacrosse at the Naval Academy.

He continues to be active in numerous aspects of real estate. Since 1998 he has been an investor, homeowner, landlord, property manager, realtor and real estate advisor. He is an active member of NEFAR (Northeast Florida Assoc of Realtors) and sits on their EATF (Education Action Task Force) and has been named their Chair for 2015. He is an active member of NARPM (National Assoc of Residential Property Managers) and is the Education Chair for their local Northeast Chapter. In addition to being a Realtor and Broker, he holds the GRI and MRP designations and is an approved Florida Realtors Instructor for multiple subjects in Real Estate and Property Management.

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Lori Favre »

Lori Favre is a sixth generation Jacksonville, Florida native, and the daughter of an U.S. Army, Airborne Veteran, P.C.B.C. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of North Florida where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. As an active member of the community and volunteer, Lori gives her time at International Canine Narcotics Detection Center. She also gives time training animals for S.A.F.E. and P.A.W.S.

Lori has gained a substantial amount of experience and knowledge of the housing market over the past twenty-eight years while working in the civil engineering field. She was able to use these skills to become Vice President of North Florida Engineering Services, Inc. Through her journey, she has cultivated a passion for the real estate industry. As a realtor, Lori brings abundant energy, creativity, and dedication to her field. With a commitment to detail, she will do her best to provide a smooth and easy transaction for your next purchase or sale on the First Coast.

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Katie & Eric Hinojos »

Katie and Eric Hinojos are no strangers to the sacrifices our Armed Forces face while honorably and selflessly serving in our Nation’s military. As proud Navy Veterans, they know how challenging and difficult moving from place to place can be. Katie and Eric are here to help you navigate these waters as you consider your next housing need. Their goal is to make your next housing adventure as smooth and enjoyable as possible, so you can spend your hard earned free time with friends and family. Their professionalism and can-do attitude is sure to leave a lasting impression and you will know that your housing needs are being cared for as if they were their own. Se habla español!

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Bailey Jordan »
Realtor/Property Manager

Bailey Jordan is a long-time Jacksonville resident and proud graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She grew up as the daughter of a Navy Pilot, learning her way around this great city.

Her life-long interest in realty began around age five when her parents began investing in real estate. Eventually, her parents' dabbling fueled their passion, and their own property management company was launched in Jacksonville.

Bailey is well acquainted with a wide of range property management topics, but her true gift is helping people. As a Navy brat, Bailey understands the obstacles that come with relocation and the need for a seamless transition during such tumultuous times. As such, you are bound to receive amazing customer service whether you are buying, selling, or even looking for a rental property. Bailey is eager to help you, call her today!

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Kathy Jordan »
Realtor/Property Manager

Kathy Jordan is a Jacksonville native with a long and distinguished history of serving others in the Jacksonville community. She hit the ground running with Navy to Navy homes and has impressed everyone with her extraordinary compassion to help others with their real estate needs. Kathy has a way of always going that extra mile to help her clients with whatever their needs may be. Whether buying, selling, or renting Kathy has your best interest at heart. She is bound to impress.

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Marianne Marees Bach »

Marianne was born & raised in Jacksonville, where she lived all of her life until her recent move to St. Johns County. She is a High Honors graduate from the University of Florida. She is a sports enthusiast including her love of the Jags. Her dad was a WWII vet & she has a number of friends & family members, who served in the military. She has spent her life working in positions of leadership & service to others. You can count on professionalism, dedication, caring & great customer service from Marianne. She will make sure your housing needs are met.

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Nelson Ortega »
Realtor/Property Manager

Nelson Ortega is a well-established Realtor and Property Manager with Navy to Navy Homes. As an owner of investment property himself, he understands Landlord concerns 100%. His passion for helping military members began as he was raised the son of an Army man. He started in this business on the Maintenance side so there is almost no housing need that he isn’t acquainted with and as such he is a wealth of information for saving money for our owners and tenants alike. He is passionate about helping others achieve their real estate goals whether it is renting, buying or selling. He is among the hardest working people you will ever meet in your life. If you aren’t a friend of Nelson’s yet, you will be after meeting him!

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Christy Pintar »
Realtor/Property Manager

Christy Pintar has been a native to the Jacksonville area for the last 16 years. She has a heart to help others and will be sure to gain your trust when it comes to property management and finding the perfect rental home for your family. Christy is heavily involved with serving others through community services and church activities. She also serves those who are interested in buying or selling. Christy’s authentic and optimistic personality will leave you wanting to be her friend after meeting her if you are not already! She is ready to help you with whatever your real estate needs may be.

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Vanessa Hernandez »
Realtor/Property Manager

Vanessa Hernandez is a fantastic addition to the Navy to Navy Team. She has a lifelong career of dedication to the military contingent here in Jacksonville. She has served men and women in uniform by working full time at both NS Mayport and NAS Jacksonville. She now continues her passion for helping others as a leasing and sales agent with Navy to Navy Homes. She is sure to greet you with a smile and Se habla espanol!

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Melanie Warden »

Melanie has been a part of Team Navy to Navy since early 2018 as the office Bookkeeper. She is a proud daughter (and daughter-in law) of Navy Veterans and loves helping all our Heroes at N2N. If you have a question about your rental payments, owner disbursements, or vendor invoices you are sure to get great customer service from Melanie. Please reach out to Melanie at

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Kelly Burns »
Realtor/Property Manager


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Mary Henton »

Mary Henton Realtor® & Investor with Navy to Navy. You will rarely catch me without a smile, some coffee, and a great attitude! I’m a military wife who works as hard as I play and being raised in a military family you can say I know exactly how hard it can be both in uniform and on the home front when moving. I’ve got a love for Real Estate that makes me a great Agent and Investor. I love helping people buy and sell homes so much so I even own personal Real Estate Investments! This keeps me sharp, up to date on new market trends and helps me to know what to look for, in not just a house, but a home. 

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Brian Dozier »

Brian Dozier is a proud US Air Force retiree with over 23 years of faithful service to our great Nation.  With that being said, Brian understands the sacrifices of our nation's military members and everything that happens during a move.  While the move can be stressful, let Brian help you ease into what could hopefully be your Forever Home!  Brian does have a passion for sports, but his greatest passion is helping people.  As a US Air Force First Sergeant, he was helping people everyday and that is no different today with assisting people to buy or sell their home, or find somewhere to rent.  He is eager to help with whatever your real estate needs may be!

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Akime Heyward Deering »

Akime Deering is a 21-year transitioning U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer originally from Lena, South Carolina.  Molded with long-lasting family values combined with years of Naval experience, she is infused with a tradition of trust and integrity, creating remarkable and satisfying results for her clients.  Understanding the relocation process is an understatement for this young lady who comes with years of personal experience which is why she prides herself in ensuring you will have the smoothest evolution she can possibly deliver.  Her genuine passion for assisting others accompanied by her initiative and efficient work efforts creates a pleasurable experience for all parties involved.   Working with a Realtor from a company built on integrity and teamwork, each client benefits from years of knowledge and experience and that is exactly what you will acquire with her and the Navy to Navy team. 

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Blake Bonham »


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Michael Jordan »

Michael is a passionate and meticulous agent ready to help find your next rental, starter home or dream home. After nearly one decade in the medical industry as a surgical technician for Mayo Clinic’s Neurosurgical department, Michael made the career switch to pursue his true calling in real estate. Michael knows Jacksonville like the back of his hand, and he is a reliable agent ready to serve you, whether you’re military looking for a short-term rental or ready to put down roots in your forever home.

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Kristen Beasley »
Office Administrator

Kristen Beasley comes to Navy to Navy after 6 years in the elementary classroom. She was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She is the first voice you hear when you call into Navy to Navy. She is always willing to help with any issues that you may have.

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Joanna Bradford »
Realtor/Property Manager

Joanna is originally from Mississippi. She married her husband and became a Navy Spouse almost 20 years ago. Now with over 10 moves, 4 children with most of her extended family in Pensacola, they have decided to put down some roots and retire out of NAS Pensacola. Joanna started working in a property management company a few years back and found her calling! Since receiving her license, Joanna has become passionate about using her experience of moves in helping others have smooth transitions, whether it be finding a rental home, having a great property management company to handle your investment or assist in buying or selling your home.

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Kyle Raab »

Kyle Raab has deep roots in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach. Being born and raised here he has a great understanding of the area. Kyle graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a degree in Economics. Immediately following graduation he pursued a career in real estate. Kyle brings a young, fresh perspective to our team! He is hard working and is eager to attend to all of your real estate needs. Kyle has a passion for the outdoors and sports. He understands that everyone has a passion for something and wants to make sure that these passions and desires are met by helping them find the home that best suits them! Renting, buying or selling he will get the job done with a smile on his face! 

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Quntra Love »

Quntra exhibits the professional character that extends beyond great expectations. With her welcoming personality and desire for helping others, she is committed to expanding relationships and bridging every customer interaction into a memorable experience. Keeping her clients' goals as the top priority, Quntra embodies the epitome of her last name, Love. Her passionate drive and positive energy exude throughout the entire process as she delivers an impeccable full-service approach to real estate with the level of excellence every customer deserves.

An extensive career path that comprises over twelve years of leadership experience in property management combined with an admirable work ethic – is a modest description of the contributing factors that define Quntra as an asset to the Navy to Navy family. A highly motivated self-starter, Quntra meets the duties and expectations of her role as a realtor with an unwavering willingness to positively impact lives and produce extraordinary outcomes. She embraces goal-oriented results and courageously overcomes challenges with integrity, dedication, and professionalism.

A lifelong resident of Florida, she offers invaluable knowledge of the First Coast region – tirelessly analyzing the local real estate market to empower clients with favorable options to make informed decisions. When Quntra is not actively assisting buyers and sellers, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and family time. The proud wife and mother of two (sons), Quntra is an integral part of her work and home team. She is an ambitious force of inspiration and strength – undeniably the realtor you'd prefer to welcome you home with Love!

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Jacobo Ferreira »


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Holly McIlvaine »
Realtor/Property Manager

Holly is a Florida native who has been loving life in real estate and property management for over 15 years. She has a true passion for helping homeowners navigate property management and enjoys the challenges it presents. Both, her clients and coworkers appreciate her positivity and enjoyment for work and life. Holly's wealth of knowledge, attention to detail, and superior customer service make her an outstanding addition to the Navy to Navy Homes Team. While not a military veteran herself, Holly's Father, Uncle and Grandfather all served and she is a Patriot at heart. She understands the difficulties and unique circumstances of military life and can help you navigate through them.

When she's not helping homeowners manage and sell their property, Holly enjoys spending time hiking or at the beach with her daughter, Emma, and her dog, Daisy. She is also a certified master crochet instructor with a passion for volunteering her time to help others find peace and enjoyment in fiber arts.

Call her today for all your property management needs!

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Shannon Smith »

Born and raised right here in Northeast Florida, I have always called Jacksonville my hometown! As an active member in the community for many years now, I'm excited to be a part of the real estate community. Raised on southern hospitality, my values include hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service. With over 12+ years experience in homeschooling my children, I can say there are valuable life lessons applicable for being a great realtor today and much joy to be found in serving others.

I enjoy the simple life by hanging out with my family & friends, attending church, going to the beach or traveling to the mountains. I also love to binge watch all DIY home channels searching for better ways to use space, organize or decorate. Call me to make your next house a home!