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Meet the Team

Jim Hatch

Consistently ranked as a top producer, Jim Hatch has received multiple awards for his thriving business, based largely on referrals. With a proven track record of success, Jim’s modern approach to real estate involves the utilization of both cutting-edge technology and personalized service. It’s this commitment to service that makes Jim’s clients not only have a great experience, but also meet their financial goals. He has demonstrated time and again his solid business acumen and innate ability to connect all the elements of a real estate transaction to ensure a seamless experience for his clients.

This sort of unwavering customer service has proven to be the delineating factor for Jim’s clients when they decide to either purchase a new home or sell their current one. He makes it his goal to make changes in technology and the real estate world work for you in ways that simplify your life.

With a track record of sales in many markets from luxury home sales to multi-unit developments, Jim has your real estate needs covered. From the moment Jim starts working with you, until the moment you close on your home, he will never stop thinking about your real estate experience.

Jim’s sphere of influence expands beyond the real estate world into the community at large. Jim is actively involved in and understands the value of Treasure Coast communities, its schools, and its different neighborhood dynamics. His community involvement proves him to be not just a real estate agent, but a trusted adviser, neighbor, and friend.

Jim Hatch

Michael Ortega

Michael is a member of the Platinum Producing, Sunshine Team at Illustrated Properties. He is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, and earned his Bachelor's Degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. In his previous career as a PGA Golf Professional, he was blessed to have the opportunity to work at many prestigious golf facilities including: TPC Sawgrass, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix Country Club and Old Marsh Golf Club. During his tenure at Old Marsh, he was the recipient of the PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year Award for the Southeast Florida region.

After transitioning his career to real estate, Michael's strong work ethic and attention to detail create a seamless experience for all his clients. With his knowledge of local, prestigious golf communities that line the coast of Southeast Florida, Michael is an incredible asset for anyone buying, selling, or relocating to a Southeast Florida luxury golf community.

Michael regularly participates in many real estate educational platforms in order to constantly remain on the cutting edge of this rapidly changing industry. He has earned many real estate educational certifications including: Member of Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialists, Accredited Buyers'Representative, Pricing Strategy Advisor, Certified Negotiation Expert, Resort and Second Home Property Specialist, Green Home Specialist, Senior's Real Estate Specialist, and is currently studying to earn his Broker's License.


Michael Ortega

CLHMS Member-Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Member
CNE Designation-Certified Negotiation Expert
ABR Designation-Accredited Buyer Representative
GREEN Designation-Green/High Performance Home Specialist
SRES Designation-Seniors Real Estate Specialis
PSA Certified-Pricing Strategy Advisor
RSPS Certified-Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist


Michael Ortega

Eileen Simons

Eileen and her family moved to Michigan from Ohio in 1981 as General Motors' transferees bringing their combined family of 8 children and dog, Pepper. Over the years Eileen and her family have lived in 5 different States. She understands first-hand the challenges and emotions associated with buying and selling homes and relocating to new areas.

As a former member of the St Clair Yacht Club and the Detroit Boat Club, She understands the unique requirements associated with the 'membership lifestyle'. Eileen states “I consider it an honor to be working with the Harbour Ridge Realty group and representing such a beautiful community. I'm looking forward to helping current and future HRYCC members achieve their real estate goals.”

She has been a licensed Real Estate Professional in Michigan since 1996, received her Real Estate Broker status in 2000, and expanded into Florida in 2016. Eileen has demonstrated success as a Trainer, Office Manager, Owner, and Sales Specialist along Michigan's eastern coast from the Grosse Pointes to Port Huron. In Florida, Eileen provides real estate services to clients in Florida’s Treasure Coast.

Eileen holds the professional designations of: Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), and most recently Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS). Many years of her career have been spent working in the residential new construction and luxury fields.

“An emotional and financial decision of this magnitude requires the utmost care, effort, and attention to detail. Only an ethical, knowledgeable, full-time, top-producing Real Estate Professional can provide these qualities. I recognize this and endeavor to provide real estate services to my customers and clients based upon these attributes...People are amazing & we build life-long relationships one house at a time!”

Eileen Simons

Elizabeth Sue Morris

I have been an active and successful Real Estate associate for the past 20 years. I believe one must have experience, knowledge of and a passionate desire in what one does to be successful. Being prepared and staying focused with a positive attitude is my daily goal. Years have taught me that being supportive of those I work with creates a strong and effective team. Albert Schweitzer stated that "Success is not the key to happiness- happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful". I do love what I do, and I can say that I am happy and proud of my success to have served those who value my expertise.

My first business entrepreneur venture of 15 incredible years was Seventh Heaven, a full service spa and fitness center which continues to do business today under new ownership with 30 years of ongoing success. Both businesses have been not only financially rewarding but have given me the opportunity and pleasure to assist and support my many clients’ needs. The ultimate reward of both businesses is the many people and friendships that have developed over the years.

I carry 4 real estate credentials, ABR, CRS, CMAS and GRI and am a member of the Martin County Realtors Association and the National Association of Realtors. Born in Maine, grew up in Massachusetts in my young years and later in Alabama, then to an amazing life adventure in Colorado. I have two successful boys who graduated from Auburn University who are quite successful in their chosen careers and continue to make their Mother proud. Both found their ideal mates and I have two grandchildren, ages 6 and 3 and two grand-dogs who bring so much joy into all of our lives.

I currently have the pleasure to extend my real estate experience to Florida residents and hold my Florida license in the office of Harbour Ridge Realty, Inc. located in Palm City. As I continue in my real estate career, I count it a blessing to assist those I meet in the process of home buying, selling, or renting. 'Service Beyond Your Expectations' is my promise to my clients. I look forward to meeting and assisting those who come my way here in south Florida, and in this unique and beautiful community of Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club, a gated lifestyle destination community of choice.


Elizabeth Sue Morris