Watson welcomes three new realtors to Nocatee office


Watson Realty Corp.’s Nocatee office recently welcomed three new real estate agents to its team.

Jacksonville natives and real estate team Lee Banks and Lafayette Gross are among the new Realtors. Prior to becoming a real estate professional, Lee owned a child care center in Jacksonville for 17 years. A U.S. Army veteran, he has also been in the fitness industry for more than 10 years and has earned the title of IFBB Pro Bodybuilder.

Lafayette is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. She was licensed in North Carolina in 2006 and earned her graduate Realtor Institute designation in 2007. She has a finance degree from George Mason University in Virginia and an MBA in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. Lafayette has more than 18 years of federal government accounting experience.

Both Lee and Lafayette are members of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

Marnie Miller has also joined the office. Miller comes to Watson with more than 20 years of sales, marketing and negotiating experience. She specializes in new homes, luxury properties, relocation, first time buyers and retirement. She is a Nocatee Certified Agent and is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors and Northeast Florida Association of Realtors.

Miller is originally from the New England area, where she earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of New Hampshire.