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Anabasis Realty, LLC is a Jacksonville based real estate brokerage focused on residential and investment real estate in the Northeast Florida market. Co-Founder and Managing Broker, Bryce Ocepek, has extensive experience in the traditional and investment real estate markets alike. Prior to cofounding Anabasis Realty, Bryce worked for Berkshire Hathaway, Pineywoods Realty, and EquityPro where he brokered the sale of a combined $15 million dollars of real estate.
Raised in Amelia Island, FL, Bryce Ocepek has been working in real estate in Northeast Florida his entire life. With an abundance of connections with buyers, sellers, investors, general contractors, and subcontractors alike… Anabasis Realty, LLC has the partner network for any real estate need. Call today to see how we can be of service!
Bryce also has extensive experience as an astute real estate investor and project manager and has continually provided exceptional returns on every investment he has partnered on. Bryce is a graduate of The Florida State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance with an emphasis on Real Estate. Alongside his father, Mark Ocepek, they have also co-founded Anabasis Equity Partners, and Anabasis Home Buyers as well.
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Co-Founder, Managing Broker
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Born in West Palm Beach and raised in Amelia Island, Bryce is a proud Florida native. (a Florida native at heart means he feels like he is a Florida native but really hails from somewhere else). Working with his father, Bryce co-founded GTR (The Gainesville Target Range) where they were successful in building a 40+ acre outdoor shooting range facility alongside a 2000+ private shooting membership business. The sale of this property and business propelled Bryce’s passion for real estate. He received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Florida State University and continued to pursue a real estate career focusing on investment real estate in Northeast Florida. He has extensive connections and market knowledge in the Jacksonville area and can help any client in need of real estate services. He also co-founded Anabasis Equity Partners (a private real estate investment fund) as well as Anabasis Home Buyers (homebuying company partnered with AEP). He resides in Jacksonville Beach and enjoys going to the gym, charter fishing and spending time with his family.
Ernest Jenkins Jr.
Real Estate Agent, Investment Professional
Ernest Jenkins Jr. is an accomplished real estate agent and investment professional who brings a high level of business discernment, professionalism, and savvy investment knowledge to the Anabasis team. Ernest has extensive experience IN residential and investment real estate and is a go-to resource for all of Anabasis’s investor clients. His ability to seek out distressed single-family, multi-family, and commercial opportunities combined with his overall market knowledge is instrumental the success of his clients. Prior to joining Anabasis Realty, LLC, Ernest worked with EquityPro where he brokered the sale of over 5 million dollars of investment real estate. While at EquityPro, Ernest strived to cultivate deep connections and strong relationships with other real estate professionals in the Northeast Florida market. His goal is to always be transparent, professional, and provide a value-add situation for investment and traditional clients alike. In addition, Ernest has extensive experience as a diverse real estate investor and project manager and has continually provided exceptional returns on every investment he has endeavored upon. He currently owns multiple investment properties of his own.
Lead Agent, Office Manager
Brylen Ericksen is a seasoned real estate agent and investment professional who brings determination and outside-the-box thinking to the Anabasis team. His ability to understand different buyer’s and seller’s personal situations has played a crucial role in proving his problem-solving skills and ability to bring transactions across the finish line. He continues to shine as the lead agent for Anabasis Realty, LLC and we are proud to have him as a key part of the team. Prior to joining Anabasis Realty, LLC as the Lead Agent/Office Manager, Brylen worked for the DJ Lindsey real estate team where he brokered the sale of a combined $3.5 million dollars of traditional real estate. He currently resides in Jacksonville Beach where he enjoys watching the Jacksonville Jaguars and playing basketball with his friends.
Anabasis Realty, LLC
Anabasis is the ancient story of the Greek mercenary army’s journey and escape from Persia. Known as ‘The March Upcountry’ or ‘The March of the Ten Thousand,’ Commander Xenophon played an instrumental role in encouraging the ten thousand mercenaries to march north across snow-filled mountain passes towards the Black Sea to the comparative security of Greek shoreline cities. The word “Anabasis” means the “journey up”, and we have adopted it as our company vision and mission to seek out and realize competitive value on our real estate journey.