Connell and Manziek

About Me

Office Phone: (850) 478-4141
Cell Phone: (850) 572-2165


John Connell began his Real Estate Practice in 1970, at the age of eighteen.  His specialty was buying valuable land and developing subdivisions.  After selling the lots to his representing Builders, John would then list and market the lots to perspective buyers.


In 1982, John Connell partnered with Ken Manziek and formed Connell & Manziek Realty, Inc.  Together their partnership represents a unique and dynamic combination of Expertise, Excellence, and Success.  Today, Connell & Manziek Realty, Inc. remains the largest independantly owned real estate company in Northwest Florida.


Over the past 25 years, John Baars Connell has Developed or Co-Developed Subdivisions such as Inverness, Windermere, Seashore Village, Lighthouse Pointe, Cordova Estates, Cordova Place, and The Whispers, just to name a few.


His office Developments and Co-Developments in Northwest Florida include IBM, Xerox, GMAC Finance Co., U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Center and many others.


Currently John Connell is a partner in the Airport Hampton Hotel and the Homewood Suites.