CEO and Owner/ Licensed Real Estate Broker
Brian Zerges is a Licensed Real Estate Broker and sole owner of Finger Lakes Premier Properties (FLPP) for the last 29 years. After earning a BA from The Rochester Institute of Technology, Brian spent over 7 valuable years as a Licensed Real Estate Broker in California specializing in commercial sales, syndication and property management. These experiences positioned him well to return to Upstate New York and become the owner-operator of the largest lakeside real estate firm in the Finger Lakes. Brian is certified by the National Association of Realtors as a Resort and Second Home Specialist and an active member of the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA).
With over 60 full-time year-round employees, FLPP maintains offices in Canandaigua and Penn Yan and specializes in property management and real estate sales. FLPP currently manages over 300 privately-owned single-family lakeside vacation rentals along with over 50 single-family homes. Its portfolio of commercial accounts has grown to include Keuka College and the Best Western PLUS Vineyard Inn & Suites in Penn Yan. During the first two quarters of 2019, FLPP has successfully sold more lakeside real estate in the Finger Lakes than any other Real Estate sales team in the region. Many investors rely on Brian and his team to locate, purchase and manage lakeside investment properties with maximum rental income.
Brian’s love for lakeside living started at the young age of 5 as he spent the summers on Keuka and Seneca Lakes. Boating the lakes continues to be a favorite activity for him and his family to enjoy together.
As a lakeside property owner himself, Brian knows what a serious investment a lakeside home can be. He appreciates the cost of ownership, can locate the best investment properties on the market available and the benefits of a quick and profitable sale. He is extremely personal and professional, and will listen carefully to your real estate objectives to create a custom action plan just for you. Brian is a strong communicator and values his commitments to his clients, customers, and his team. His values of honesty and dedication are demonstrated through his strong work ethic and exemplified by his team.