Buy The Beach Group

Buy The Beach Group sells homes in Marco Island

Buy The Beach Group is comprised of three agents who are full-time residents of the Marco and Naples area. Claudia Bruni, Susan Russo and Donna Wadsworth offer 30+ years of real estate experience, superb knowledge of the Marco and Naples real estate markets, and a tried and true record of success. Whether buying or selling, their team approach provides professional and personal service beyond the sale.  Together John R Wood Properties and Buy The Beach Group are committed to negotiating the best possible price and terms for their buyers and sellers.

The Buy The Beach Group chose John R Wood Properties because of the outstanding reputation and history of the company.

We are committed to preserving the quality of lifestyle on Marco Island and in Naples and will always represent the highest standards in the real estate profession.

Buy The Beach Group’s philosophy is that a good real estate agent doesn’t disappear once the closing papers are signed.


Our Team Members

Claudia Bruni sells homes in Marco Island Languages

French, Italian

Claudia Bruni

Marco Island Office (224) 522-5227

Claudia has grown up in the international environment, in Rome, Italy.  She married and raised her family in Chicago.  She has been coming to the SW Florida area, with her family, since 1980.  She is now a full-time resident on Marco Island.  Claudia is a freelance photographer, and enjoys writing and painting.  She speaks French and Italian fluently, and brings this versatility to her team, Buy The Beach Group.  Her focus is to assist buyers and sellers in attaining their real estate goals and dreams.

Sue Russo sells homes in Marco Island

Sue Russo

Marco Island Office (239) 398-4899

Susan is a native of Columbus, Ohio and has been wintering in the Marco Island/Naples area with her family since 1980.  She and her husband, Auggie, became full-time residents of Florida in 2006. It was their dream come true.

Susan has over 20 years of experience as a Realtor both in Ohio and Florida.  In Columbus, she specialized in relocation for several Fortune 500 companies where she found enjoyment in helping families find their perfect home and neighborhood. Susan is a member of the Buy The Beach Group. Whether buying or selling, the team of three, make it their goal to provide the very best service through and beyond closing.  Three promoters are better than one!

Susan is very proud to call Marco Island home after witnessing the city's growth and development over the past 45 years.  With her knowledge of the area, past experience relocating customers, and many years spent as a professional Realtor, she is happy to help her customers find their dream home and guide them through smooth real estate transactions. Many of her customers remain as friends long after the purchase or sale of their dream home here on Florida's Gold coast.

Donna Wadsworth sells homes in Marco Island

Donna Wadsworth

Marco Island Office (603) 661-6025

Donna Wadsworth has been visiting the Fort Myers/Naples area since the mid 1980’s. Donna and her husband moved to Marco Island in 2008 from Durham, NH.  They now reside in Treviso Bay in Naples. Renovating one of the original Marco Island homes, then moving to a new community in Naples has given her personal insight in dealing with resales, renovations and new construction.

Her prior professional careers in management, financial administration and computer training have taught her many valuable lessons. Her ability to organize, communicate and attention to detail bring added value to the buying and selling experience.

Donna is a member of Buy the Beach Group, a team of three professional, full time Realtors with over 30 years of experience. The team provides outstanding service through and beyond closing utilizing the unique talents of the three members.

Whether you are buying or selling in the SW Florida market, Donna and Buy The Beach Group are committed to your complete satisfaction.

Donna’s philosophy is that a good real estate agent doesn’t disappear once the closing papers are signed. Many of her former customers remain as friends long after the purchase or sale of their homes.