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The Breeze Dozen: Cape Trailblazers — Gloria Raso Tate

By Staff | Nov 27, 2019

Gloria Tate

Each week the Cape Coral Breeze will feature a leader within the business community — public sector, private sector, or non-profit — asking a dozen questions that focus on the person and the business in which they hold a leadership role.


Name: Gloria Raso Tate

Position: Realtor at Raso Realty Inc.

Company or organization: Raso Realty Inc.

Industry: Real estate

Contact information: 239-542-2254 and email gloria@rasorealty.com

Address: 4812 Cape Coral St., Cape Coral, FL 33904

Your business at a glance:

What you do: I work in the community, helping people relocate to Cape Coral, and when they find it necessary to move, help them transition to a new community. We have a full service real estate company, including property management. I serve in many organizations throughout the city in leadership and volunteer positions.

Unique niche: My passion for this city and preserving our history.

Bragging rights: Elected to the City Council two terms, appointed for an additional term; Home Town Hero Award and many awards in my profession recognizing my accomplishments.

Where you see your business in five years: In my “happy place,” my chair at my office and enjoying my home on the palm tree-lined Bayshore Drive along the riverfront.

About you:

Describe yourself in one word: Dedicated.

Hero, role model or mentor: My sisters — Cathy, Diane, Debbie and Donna Jo.

Person you’d most like to meet: The queen of England.

Book that changed your life: “The 21 Laws of Leadership,” by John Maxwell.

Biggest risk you ever taken: Leaving a retail weekly pay check job and starting a real estate career with a commission-based salary.

Personal passion: Community involvement.

Guilty pleasure: Desserts and cheese.