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Commissioner Patricia Asseff District 1

Commissioner Patty AsseffContact me by phone at 954.921.3321 or Email

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Biography

Commissioner Patty Asseff has been a resident of Hollywood for more than 49 years and is a civic activist, community leader, and business person.

She serves on many boards and organizations, including:
• Honorary member of the Hollywood Art and Culture Center
• Chair of the Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition since 2001
• President of the Florida Regional Council Association from 2012 to 2014
• Governor Appointed Secretary of the South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC), Member since 2001 (Chair, 2008) and Board Member for the SFRPC Revolving Loan Fund
• South Florida Water Management Advisory Board Member 2010-2016
• Former Chair of the Hollywood Planning and Zoning Board
• Executive Board Member of the Florida League of Cities
• Continuum of Care (CoC) Board Member 2014-2016
• Direct Past President and Board Member of the Broward League of Cities
• Performance & Outcomes & Needs & Gaps (PONG) Committee member 2014-2016
• Inaugural Class Member of the University of Miami Good Government Initiative 
• Former President (2004), Current Trustee and Honorary Member of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 
• President of the South Florida Ballet Theatre
• Honorary member of the Hollywood Art and Culture Center

She also is a graduate of Leadership Hollywood. Commissioner Asseff has received numerous awards, including:
• 2014 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County Mother and Daughter Honoree along with her daughter, Andrea Asseff
• Leadership Award, Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition
• 2013 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County Honoree
• 2011 Leadership Award, Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
• 2009 Women of Style and Substance Award, Miami's Project to Cure Paralysis

The Asseff’s pride themselves on being a homegrown Hollywood family. Commissioner Asseff is married for more than 49 years to Dr. Abraham Asseff, a long-time practicing dentist on Hollywood Beach. They raised their family in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood and now reside in the Hollywood Lakes neighborhood.

The Asseff’s three grown children were all born and raised in Hollywood and attended both Nativity Catholic Church and School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Daughter, Andrea, now practices dentistry with her father. Their son, Michael, also lives in Hollywood in the Harbor Islands community and is a local business owner. Their oldest daughter, Shawndra Asseff Baird, lives in Sarasota and is a real estate broker.

The Asseff’s greatest joy is spending time with grandson, Michael Abraham Asseff, Jr., and four beautiful granddaughters, McKenzie, Madison, Annabella and Alessandra.

Commissioner Asseff has been a Realtor for more than 29 years. Her first position was with Portner and Portner Real Estate, which helped her launch a very successful career. In January of 2015, she opened Asseff Realty, LLC here in Hollywood and specializes in the residential luxury home market.  In 2006 she earned the distinction of being among the top 3% of all Coldwell Banker agents nationwide.