About Us

Central Florida Real Estate Management is a full-service brokerage licensed and insured in Florida to handle all residential and commercial property management, sales and listings. We have been in business for over 10 years and pride ourselves as leaders in our local real estate market and the property management community. We are active members of the community and stay current on the latest real estate and property management industry trends and laws.

Meet the Team


Christie is Broker/Owner of Central Florida Real Estate Management and has lived in Central Florida for over 30 years. She began her career in the real estate industry in 2004 and is currently Broker/Owner who oversees over 300 properties throughout Central Florida and a full-service property management team. Christie is responsible for leading the multi-family, single family residential, and commercial property portfolio including sales, marketing, investor relations, property management, tenant relations, and most importantly is responsible for achieving owner objectives. She has extensive experience assisting real estate investors buy and sell investment properties and provides her clients with a professional analysis to assess their income potential by calculating the return on investment for rental properties.

Christie previously served in the United States Air Force and also obtained a degree in Business Marketing and has over 20 years of marketing and public relations experience. Her vast experience in marketing allows for creative and cost-effective ideas when listing a house for sale for her clients or marketing a rental property for one of her owners.

TRISTA SCHLIFKEProperty Manager, Realtor

Trista is a native of Central Florida and has extensive knowledge of Central Florida and the surrounding counties. She has been working in Property Management for over 4 years with a previous management background for more than 10 years. Trista holds a current Florida Real Estate License and her passion is helping others and providing customer service that exceeds expectations with a personal touch. She is responsible for overseeing the day to day management of our residential and commercial properties as well as assists with billing, owner relations and vendor management.

KATELYN SCHLIFKEProperty Management Coordinator

Katelyn serves as the property management coordinator assisting with all property management tasks. She embraces the unique challenge that every day presents – and remains closely focused on providing excellent service.

DeNike Team

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Patrice DeNikeManaging Broker Real Estate Division

Patrice is a managing Broker of this rapidly growing real estate division. Patrice resumed her career in Real Estate upon retiring as a Law Enforcement Executive serving the Central Florida area for over 22 years. Her broad knowledge of the community, strong communication skills, and negotiating skills has been a real asset for her real estate clients. She has been a licensed REALTOR in Florida since 2005 and was previously licensed in New York State selling property in Marco Island, Florida. She attended advanced classes at the Graduate Realtor Institute and received the prestigious GRI designation. Additionally she holds the SRES Designation (Senior Real Estate Specialist), GREEN designation, Military Relocation Professional, Luxury Home Specialist, National Relocation specialist, and she is an active member of Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and the Osceola Board of Realtors. She specialize in the sale of Luxury Homes, Vacation and Retirement communities, Green communities, Traditional Neighborhoods, Bank owned properties and Negotiating Short Sales and Property Management. Patrice has also been featured in the Orlando Homebuyer Magazine receiving the Recipient of the Orlando area FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Real Estate Agent.

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Tina CampbellBroker Associate


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Milinda KnollingerBroker Associate

I have lived in Central Florida for over 45 years so I have seen it grow and have welcomed new friends into this community. I am a Past employee of Walt Disney World so I know about making dreams come true. I saw first hand the excitement on guests faces from all walks of life who made their dreams come true by visiting the “Happiest Place on Earth”. I will continue to bring smiles to my clients faces by “ Helping make their dreams come true one house at a time”

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Madie ZilkeBroker Associate

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Kelly ShrievesRealtor

As a Realtor licensed in Florida, Kelly provides strategic marketing and transaction management services to her clients throughout the Central Florida area.  Her business is built on dedication, communication, determination and trust.  Whether you are buying, selling, or looking for your next investment property she has experience and is ready to serve you and your family.

Kelly began serving residents in 2014 within the Property Management sector.  aShe enjoyed being the liaison for property investors, getting property renter ready and finding their new tenants.  When choosing Kelly as your Realtor, she also brings experience in working with General Contractors, pulling permits and a team of professional service providers including stagers, painters, concrete contractors, demolition, handyman and inspectors.

“Every family’s journey is different.. I will listen to you, understand your needs and walk beside you as we work together towards your new chapter.”  

Click or call, we do it all.. BUY.SELL.RENT.INVEST.

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Elizabeth GraceRealtor

Elizabeth Grace is a 1987 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical
Engineering. Prior to becoming a professional Realtor in Central Florida, she spent fifteen years as an
Engineering Consultant and Technical Sales Representative and ten years as a successful Business Owner of a Curves Women’s Fitness Center. Her experience and success as a partner in a Real Estate
Investment Group over the past ten years drove her to become a licensed Realtor and has enabled her
to help others whether it’s her client’s first real estate endeavor or their twentieth.

Her desire to provide the most comprehensive, updated and tailored assistance to each of her clients is
one of the aspects that sets her apart. Through hard work, dedication and a strong market knowledge,
she is prepared to answer all your real estate needs in either English or Spanish. Elizabeth has achieved
her NHCB and PSA Real Estate designations to better serve her clients and continues to broaden her
knowledge and certifications through classes and seminars. In her leisure time, you can find her boating or traveling with her family and friends, on morning runs with her dog or following Clemson football, soccer and volleyball.

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Teresa SokolovicRealtor

Teresa is a native Floridian, diligent, hardworking, honest woman of integrity that is a lifelong learner committed to caring for people. Her extensive experience in teaching, coaching, entertainment, and sales aids her clients in locating venues for their dreams to become a reality. She prides herself on listening to the needs of the people she comes to call friends in creating a blueprint as an avenue to obtain their ideal location to turn their vision into history.

As an educator since 1992, she utilized her vast knowledge and experience in the education field teaching all grades to enlighten families to locate and obtain their dream through a nurturing and fostering relationship. She focuses on the positives always stating Impossible and blessed to be a blessing.

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Michelle FrankRealtor

My personal goal is to deliver unprecedented opportunity and value to my customers. I strive to provide outstanding customer service, and a low stress, enjoyable, and rewarding real estate experience. Why you want me to be your Realtor.
• My knowledge and reputation empowers me to get a better deal for you.
•My database of contacts and my automated system reach more potential sellers and buyers.
•My experience enables me to avoid problems.
•My reputation helps me negotiate with other Realtors from a position of strength.
•I have a team providing expertise extending far beyond that of a single person.
•Your goals will be better met by using me ... you will have more money, fewer problems and fast results.
"I believe honesty, integrity, hard work, commitment and creativity are all necessary to craft a truly successful real estate transaction. I bring passion for my work to every transaction." 

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Ken ZilkeRealtor

Being a Realtor is not just about buying and selling properties, it is about investing in lifelong relationships.I have owned and operated a marketing company in Central Florida for three decades. Have been married to my wife Madie for thirty years, raising our two children.I look forward to meeting with a variety of people to hear their stories and life experiences.In this fast-paced world, ​It is essential to take a moment and listen.