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About Florida Luxury Rentals

The Florida Luxury Team, combining our knowledge, skill and 30 years experience will work harder to provide you with the service you expect to receive.
We are committed to serving you at the highest level of standards...

Meet Our Team

Diane Schaffer Real Estate Diane Schaffer, Broker/Owner

E-mail: Click here to email Diane
Office Phone:954/776-4450
Toll Free:877/430-RENT

                                                 One of Fort Lauderdale's
                                           Most Recommended Realtors
                                              and Rental Managers

Through strong work ethics and dedication that delivers results, Diane Schaffer has built lasting relationships with her customers and clients.

Diane is "Dedicated to Providing World-class Service" and has set the tone for a level of service that has earned her a reputation as a trusted Realtor and Rental Manager.

Her effectiveness as a Fort Lauderdale Realtor and Short & Long Term Rental Manager is greatly enhanced by her thorough understanding of the Real Estate Industry.  She is continually setting the standards of Excellence while expanding her service in the Real Estate Residential Sales and Vacation Rental & Long Term Rental Management industry.

Diane started her real estate career 30 years ago in New Hampshire.  At the age of 18, she became the youngest person to obtain her real estate license in her home state at that time.  Diane knew at a young age that her desire and determination would gain her results in her profession and today she is the Broker/Owner for Florida Luxury Rentals in Fort Lauderdale providing the level of service her customers and clients expect to receive. Diane enjoys competitive ballroom dancing and competes in international standard style dancing during her off time.

Awards, Accomplishments and Services
*Broker/Owner of Florida Luxury Rentals
*Former Broker/Owner of Premier Properties of the Florida Keys
*Member of the Florida Association of Residential Property Managers
*Former Co-chairperson for the Property Managers Committee
*Certified Residential Specialist - Tri-Board New England
*Full time dedicated highly reputable active Broker
*Member and Treasurer for South Florida Vacation Rentals Association Inc.

*Graduate of Realtors Institute
*Graduate of Floyd Wickman Real Estate Training Program

Hartley MacDonald Real Estate Hartley MacDonald, Licensed Realtor

E-mail: Click here to email Hartley
Mobile Phone:954-558-1831
Office Phone:954 776-4450 Ext 225
Evening Phone:954-558-1831
Toll Free:877 430-7368
Fax:954 776-4434


Hartley is part owner of Florida Luxury Rentals and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Real Estate and Rental Industry. Hartley, a former sales manager for 17 years, was a partner and rental manager at Premier Properties of the Florida Keys before joining Florida Luxury Rentals. His skill and diversity in sales and as a rental and property manager are further enhanced by his background as a certified mechanical engineer.

Hartley is “Dedicated to Providing World Class Service”. He has proven that this phrase is more than a slogan by literally rolling up his sleeves when necessary to make immediate repairs on properties to ensure that renters’ experiences are positive. This total commitment to satisfied owners and renters ensures that many renters return year after year and more importantly they refer their friends and family!

Hartley also uses his engineering background and property management experience to oversee and direct trades people on our managed properties.
Formerly from Nova Scotia, Canada, when Hartley is not assisting his clients and customers, he enjoys flying, boating and playing ice hockey on the men's hockey league.


*Graduate of Gold Coast Real Estate School Ft Lauderdale, Florida
*Graduate of Georgian College in Engineering Ontario, Canada


*17 Years Sales and Management Experience

Stela Katelieva Real Estate Stela Katelieva

E-mail: Click here to email Stela
Mobile Phone:407/312-2229
Office Phone:954/776-4450
Evening Phone:407/312-2229
Toll Free:877/430-RENT

                                         Administrative Assistant                
Stela is a wonderful assistant with a beautiful smile always willing to assist anyone. 

She was born in Varna Bulgaria and has been here for ten years and is currently a senior in high school.  She plans to finish school and obtain her degree in business.

She enjoys her time at Florida Luxury Rentals and she has been inspired to obtain her real estate license so we hope to have her with us as a team player in the years ahead.

Ronald S. Saja Real Estate Ronald S. Saja, Licensed Realtor

E-mail: Click here to email Ronald S.
Mobile Phone:561-301-7283
Office Phone:561-301-7283




Ron has been licensed since April of 2003, specializing in both luxury and waterfront residential sales and commercial investment sales throughout the state of Florida.

Ron is very enthusiastic and enjoys assisting those who are interested in investment opportunities.  His background involving investments has allowed him to pass on his wealth of knowledge to his customers.


*Branch Manager for Corporate Securities Group from May 1994 to April 1999 in North Palm Beach

*Registered Principal and Investment Advisor for First Union Securities from May 1999 to August 2001

*Registered Principal for First Fidelity Investments from August 2001 until March 2003




Lisa Ruiz Real Estate Lisa Ruiz, Property Maintenance Coordinator

E-mail: Click here to email Lisa
Mobile Phone:954/551-9472
Office Phone:954/551-9472
Evening Phone:954/551-9472

                  Property Maintenance Coordinator


Lisa, is well experienced, detailed and efficient along with bringing a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the Florida Luxury Rentals team.  She services all maintenance, repairs, service requests and customer concierge requests by providing excellent client and customer service.

She attended the University of Massachusetts specializing in business management and physiology and her background consists of a certified fraud inspector for 5 years with Puerto Rican American Insurance company and property inspection agent for 11 years with Crawford Casualty Insurance Company.  She was affiliated with Phillips Jr. College in the business administrative department for 6 years and she was the Import/Export assistant branch manager for Coaster Company of America for 9 years.

Lisa speaks both Spanish and English and is available to assist at anytime.

Lisa's motto is "It's not the quantity but the quality of work that counts".



German Diaz Real Estate German Diaz, Property Maintenance Specialist

E-mail: Click here to email German
Mobile Phone:954/551-9472
Office Phone:954/551-9472
Evening Phone:954/551-9472
Toll Free:1/877-430-RENT

                  Property Maintenance Specialist


German brings over 30 years experience in property maintenance repairs and service.

He is very talented and very well liked by everyone who comes in contact with him.  His background consists of 18 years with HRB Corporation as the building maintenance specialist.

He was the plumbing and electricity installer for Estructuras Nationales in Panama and the foreman for maintenance for over 12 years at the Embassy Suites and Travel Lodge hotels .

German's education background consists of the University of Panama, administrative title in structures and building, the National Polytechnical Institute of Panama, certified in plumbing, electricity, carpentry, electronics and auto mechanics.

German speaks both Spanish and English and we are happy to have German on our team.

 German's motto is: "If a human made it , I can repair it!"


Annette Hagiel Real Estate Annette Hagiel, Bookkeeper

E-mail: Click here to email Annette
Mobile Phone:954/776-4450
Office Phone:954/776-4450
Evening Phone:954/776-4450
Toll Free:1/877-430-RENT


Annette was born in Bat-Yam, Israel and she came to the United States when she was just 16 years old and grew up in Brooklyn, New York.  At the age of 19, she opened her very first business , Eilat Car and Limo Services and her company became one of the largest and most successful transportation service companies in New York over a period of 14 years.

In 1997 she moved to Florida and opened her own beach apparel store and bookkeeping service.  As an entrepreneur with strong business ethics and sales background, she is a great asset to the Florida Luxury Rentals team.

Annette is well known among her community and is passionate about the concept "paying it forward".  She is fluent in Hebrew and English and enjoys swimming, traveling, shopping and interior decorating. 

Annette loves life and always wears a wonderful pleasant smile   She is a new member to our team and provides the bookkeeping services at Florida Luxury Rentals.


Marisol Duarte Real Estate Marisol Duarte, Housekeeping Manager

E-mail: Click here to email Marisol
Mobile Phone:954/776-4450
Office Phone:954/776-4450
Evening Phone:954/776-4450
Toll Free:1/877-430-RENT

             Housekeeping Manager

Marisol has been affiliated with Florida Luxury Rentals for over 10 years with a strong dedication to providing top standards in housekeeping services.  She is dependable, and conscientious in servicing the needs of all customers and clients.

She speaks both Spanish and English and we are delighted to have her on our team.