Philip A. Schembra, Owner | Broker was named one of America's most productive sales associates as a part of 2018 REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Professionals ranking him #5 in Individual Sales Volume for the State of South Carolina and #1 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Phil owns a boutique real estate firm and one of the oldest firms on world-famous Hilton Head Island and has continued his tradition of excellence and record-breaking sales in real estate since 1976. With $1,000,000,000 (billion) in personal sales, Phil continues to be an industry leader and shares his philosophy of hard work, core values, integrity, negotiation skills, stellar reputation, professionalism and outstanding knowledge and expertise with both buyers and sellers. His longevity and institutional knowledge of the community recognizes him in the local community as a leader in luxury oceanfront, ocean-oriented, golf, lagoon and harbor properties providing him a loyal client base and referral network. Phil continues to set records, as a specialist, earning him the distinction as Hilton Head Island’s #1 All-Time Listing and Selling Agent for homes, homesites and condominiums in one community, all achieved in Palmetto Dunes, Shelter Cove and Leamington. He has also been honored as a past recipient of the “Top 100 Sales Team” award in the country ranked by sales volume by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) with over 1,400,000 million members at that time. Phil was honored in 2016 by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) as a Realtor Emeritus, with over 40 years of experience. His background and expertise in sales training and mentoring has been an added benefit to his success in real estate sales. The Plaza at Shelter Cove office location is one of the more visitor-friendly locations for showcasing real estate listings and face-to-face communication for buyers and sellers. Phil, Carol and their Bichon, Leonardo have been residents of Palmetto Dunes, working and living in the community since 1976. Their son, Christopher is a resident of New York City.