About F. I. Grey & Son, Inc.
Our history as an established commercial realtor dates back to before our wonderful city was even known as New Port Richey. More than a century of local knowledge is packed into what we deliver to each and every client experience. We take our role as Commercial Realtor very seriously. Our history is the foundation upon which we build our business every day.
1910 Frank I. Grey, Sr. moves to "Hickory Hammock", what now is known as New Port Richey, Florida.
1916 Frank goes to work for George R. Sims and helps his efforts to lay out the city for development, laying the foundation to become the area’s first Commercial Realtor.
1924 F. I. Grey Realty Company is established.
1926 The St. Petersburg Times lists Frank I. Grey, Sr. as one of the founding directors of Community Hotel, Inc. a group of citizens and investors who devise a campaign to build New Port Richey’s new modern hotel, The Hacienda.
1955 Frank’s sons, James and Bill, join the family business as Commercial Realtors renaming the company, F. I. Grey & Sons Realtor.
1964 James’s oldest son, John, becomes the youngest Commercial Realtor licensee in the State of Florida, joining his father in the family business.
1972 James’s second son, Charles, returns from military service to learn from his father and brother the business of selling commercial real estate.
1977 The brothers, John and Charles, purchase the Commercial Realtor business from their father, James, and forge a bond that remains under the brand F. I. Grey & Son, Inc., Commercial Realtor.
2014 Charles’ son, Jeff, returns from overseas service in the US Army joining his father and uncle in selling commercial real estate.
Members of the Grey Family have always been involved in helping shape the community. Here are just a few of the positions held by the Greys throughout their long and trusted history as the most experienced Commercial Realtor in the area.
Frank I. Grey, Sr. founder, served as a member of the Pasco County School Board and as Mayor of New Port Richey.
Frank’s son, James, served as President of the New Port Richey City Council. He was also named the city’s first street commissioner and Lieutenant of New Port Richey’s first volunteer Fire Department.
James' brother, Bill, served in Mayoral roles for the cities of New Port Richey and Port Richey. He was a founding board member of New Port Richey’s first hospital, now named Morton Plant Mease North Bay.
- John R. Grey currently serves on the City of New Port Richey’s Land Development Review Board as Vice Chairman. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Trinity Medical Center.
Charles R. Grey serves as Chairman of the Pasco County Planning and Zoning Board, as he has for the past 15 years.
Charitable Organization Involvement
We live by a philosophy of giving to those in need and supporting causes that bring hope and prosperity to our families, our community and the world. As the most established commercial realtor in Florida we have a long history of providing charitable contributions and donating our time and resources to organizations who are devoted to bringing positive change into the lives of individuals who are in need of assistance. These are just a few of the organizations we support.