About First Step Partners LLC

Our Team


First Step Partners LLC is a full service Real Estate company located in Central Florida that provides fulfilling Real Estate solutions for both home buyers and sellers. Our diverse team of Real Estate experts has experience in all aspects of Real Estate. We will work with you to make your home sale process as simple as possible while providing you with the most up to date information of your transaction process as it develops.


First Step Partners is operated by a full team of Real Estate experts with many years of experience in handling even the most complicated Real Estate transactions. We handle the marketing, finance and negotiations for you! 


Tools of the Trade


At First Step Partners LLC, we believe technology helps streamline and automate the home buying and selling process. That is why we utilize state of the art technology to bring in qualified buyer and seller leads 24 hours a day. We also utilize property blasting technology to blast your properties out on the internet and to our buyer’s lists with the click of a button, giving your property maximum exposure.


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Belynda Ardoyne

Belyndas strong background in sales and management brings balance to our Sales Team and is the perfect addition to our acquisitions program.

Our FSP Staff

JC & Tammy Gauthier

Julie LaFontaine

Julies diverse background includes deep rooted community service, emergency management,  and foster care. Her unique skill set allows her to manage our teams day to day operations.

Jean-Claude (JC) Gauthier

Born in Welland, Ontario Canada, JC graduated from Niagara College with a degree as an Electronic Engineering Technologist.


Since then, his 25+ year background as a Senior Software Engineer/Computer Systems Analyst, while engineering and coding an entire RV, Automotive and Marine Dealership management system, allows him to bring much needed development and automation systems to the Real Estate Investing arena, making it easier for business owners to properly manage their needs and goals.  These techniques also allow for our clients to sell their properties with the most up-to-date technologies.


JC enjoys spending time with family and is also the Lead Singer in a Classic Rock and Blues Band called "Blue Sin". The band plays venues across Central Florida.


Tammy Gauthier

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and moved to Clearwater, Florida in 1981.


Tammy Studied Business and Social Work at St. Petersburg College, in St. Petersburg, Florida, before moving to the Orlando Area in 1991 to pursue her business career.


Tammy has worked in Sales/Marketing Management and General Operations for the last 20 years. She brings vast knowledge in the implementation of multiple types of systems and people management to create a seamless flowing business environment.


Currently as Senior Managing Partner of First Step Partners LLC, a Residential Real Estate Investment company, Tammy manages our Associates, as well as maintains our day to day relationships with other Real Estate Professionals across the world.  These relationships translate in to more opportunity for sellers to move their properties quickly.


Tammy loves to go see her husband sing with his band "Blue Sin" and spends time with her family as much as possible.  She is an avid reader who is always looking to expand on her Real Estate knowledge.

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