Amelia Island Office: (904) 261-0604
Jacksonville Office: (904) 737-1070

About Us

Meet Our Team

We are the largest full-service property management company located in the heart of Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach and Yulee. Founded in 2003 by Dee Chaplin and Hugh Williams, owners of Prudential Chaplin Williams Realty, as a wholly owned company dedicated to only professional property management. Our services include everything from marketing vacant properties, collecting rents, managing all bookkeeping, to handling day to day maintenance. What differentiates us from our competition is that we are truly immersed in the business of professional property management and use the very best management tools and latest technology available to achieve your goals. Tenants can pay their rent on line each month and owners can choose to have their rental proceeds directly deposited into their bank accounts electronically both at no extra charge.

Chaplin Williams Rentals exclusively handles Residential Property Management. Our focus is on maintaining investment properties and on advising our clients on how to maximize their cash flow, or in some cases, minimizing their negative cash flow. We believe that thorough a meticulous tenant screening process for potential tenants and strictly enforcing all rules and regulations, lease agreements terms and addendums, are essential to achieving these goals.

Our staff offers professional and proactive management services. We strive at being at the forefront of the Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Callahan and North Jacksonville housing and rental market industry.


  • David Longobardo

    » General Manager

    Hailing all the way from the Gold Coast of California, David made his way to Florida gradually throughout his life. A self-proclaimed wanderer, his experiences with travel and various jobs have honed his skills with communication and leadership.

    Joining the Chaplin Williams team in January of 2013, David has brought his natural mediation talents and an ability to make anyone feel at ease. His positive attitude and eagerness to learn have made him a much appreciated addition.

  • Lee Richardson

    » Senior Leasing Agent

    Originally from the Atlanta area, Lee joined the Bulldogs after high school. Graduating from the University of Georgia in 1978, he honed his skills in the Circulation Department of Atlanta Newspapers. Before moving to Fernandina Beach with his wife in 2004 he took the role of Circulation Manager where he implemented his skills to bridge the gap between the product and the people.

    Joining Chaplin Williams Rentals in 2006 as a Leasing Agent, Lee's abilities were applied to bringing properties and tenants together. The love of the area that brought him to Nassau County has made him a huge asset to us, enabling him to share his infectious laid back personality with newcomers, making them comfortable immediately.

  • Cameron Bowers

    » Property Manager

    Originally from Fernandina Beach, Cameron had an early immersion in the real estate industry by growing up observing the happenings of the Amelia Plantation development company and the behind-the-scenes of an absentee owner property management company. He moved back home with his wife a little over 2 years ago to join the family real estate business.

    With his intimate knowledge of the area, along with his natural aptitude for the rules and regulations surrounding the convoluted Florida Real Estate Law, Cameron has proven himself invaluable to Chaplin Williams Rentals.

  • David Sellers

    » Property Manager

    Our newest team member, David has been with the Chaplin Williams family since 2012 when he joined both the Amelia Island and Northeast Florida Associations of Realtors. Growing up in Northeast Florida, he's no stranger to the ebb and flow of the real estate market.

    David began at Chaplin Williams Rentals in the Spring of 2013 bringing a background that includes over 12 years of experience in both Logistics and Sales. Eager to serve, David lends himself to both the Maintenance Department and Leasing to fill in wherever he's needed.

  • Caryn Thomas

    » Property Manager

    Now leading our Jacksonville office, Caryn began her real estate career 1994 as an administrative assistant to the Broker/Owner of a local firm. She enjoyed the industry so much she decided to become a licensed real estate agent with the intent of specializing in property management.

    With years of experience, Caryn currently applies her knowledge and abilities to the continued expansion of Chaplin Williams Rentals. While she attributes service and professionalism to her success, we know that her positive attitude and great sense of humor play a large part

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  • Jane Collins

    » Accounting

    Not one to pass on an opportunity to educate you on Florida's history, Jane is an Amelia Island staple. Hailing from an impressive line of pioneering ancestors, she has been managing various businesses for most of her adult life which has instilled tenacity and attention to detail that makes her a huge asset as our accounting specialist.

    One way or another, Jane has been working with Chaplin AND Williams since she was a teenager. She officially joined the company in 2000 when she began selling real estate. Still working the occasional deal, Jane knows the ins and outs of the business, helping both our owners and tenants with questions about their accounts.

  • Brad Holland

    » Maintenance Manager

    One of the few natives of Fernandina Beach, Brad was born and raised here on Amelia Island. With us since 2007, Brad brings over 22 years of experience to our team as the Maintenance Manager; his lighthearted attitude bringing levity to a very stressful business.

    Having worked for 16 years as a National Project Manager for an international service company Brad's knowledge base extends far beyond basic home repair, enabling him to help diagnose problems and choose the right contractor. Together with his persistence and understanding of the business, Brad is able to coordinate with Tenants, Owners, and Vendors to keep everyone happy.

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Chaplin Williams Rentals, Inc.

Amelia Island Office

5472 First Coast Highway, Suite 1
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Office: (904) 261-0604
Fax: (904) 277-4886

Southside Office

4221 Baymeadows Rd, Suite 15
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Office: (904) 737-1070
Fax: (904) 737-1001
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