Susan Lester Hartley
Local Hometown Realtor with a Life-Time of Area Knowledge

Susan Lester Hartley bring 20+ years of local sales and entrepreneurial experience along with a life -time of area knowledge. A graduate of Florida State University, native of Jacksonville and long- time resident of St. Augustine, Susan offers her clients a vast knowledge of the area’s local real estate , investment and vacation properties. Her hard work has earned her distinguished honors including Woman Business Owner of the Year, US Small Business Person of the year for North Florida district, Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of America and more. 

“Having grown up on the north side of St. Augustine, I remember picking up potatoes in the fields after they were harvested, swimming in the cove where we fish, shrimp and watched gators troll. In the 70’s that was “country” back then, now it is called the World Golf Village”. It’s no surprise to Susan that St. Augustine is now one of the fastest growing areas in Florida and one of the top-ranked destination places in the United States. Susan’s life time of area knowledge and experience enables her clients to find the perfect property when buying and get top value when selling their property. She negotiates the best deals, uses cutting edge marketing and technology tools, and handles all the details in between. Susan works hard 24/7 for her clients.

You may contact Susan Lester Hartley at 1st Choice Florida Realty at (904) 293-7423 or e-mail at