Douglas Layer, Realtor®

Douglas Layer


Mobile: 941.587.8777
Office: Main Street - Sarasota
1605 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Languages spoken: English
2018 Circle of Excellence Award Recipient

With the knowledge, skills, and experience acquired from over two decades in the Sarasota real estate market, Doug Layer offers trusted guidance to buyers and sellers. With an inherent understanding of the lifestyle along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Doug specializes in waterfront and luxury properties, from Sarasota to Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Lido Key, Siesta Key, and Casey Key. His goal is to find ... more.buyers their perfect property, creating positive experiences that turn his customers into raving fans.

Doug, who holds his real estate Broker license, owned and operated a Sarasota-based real estate company for more than 10 years, working with many waterfront and estate home customers. Complementing his vast knowledge of the local real estate market is his understanding of construction and building, cultivated from his 20+ years as a licensed general contractor with a broad portfolio of commercial and residential buildings. This has also led to a passion for investment properties. Originally from Boston, MA, Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing. His varied background in real estate, building, investing, and marketing means that Doug brings first-hand insights to every transaction, benefiting his customers from the first phone call to closing.

Outside of real estate, Doug and his wife Debbie, are avid boaters and enjoy spending time with their daughter, Jennifer, who will soon be attending UCF in Orlando, and their two German Shepherds.

  • 4673 Royal Dornoch Cir, Bradenton, FL 34211

    Lakewood Ranch

    Single Family Home
    Worked with buyer
  • 12205 Hollybush Ter, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202


    Single Family Home
    Worked with seller
*Properties may have been sold through another real estate broker