About First Wave Properties

We are a family-owned real estate solutions company out of Tampa, FL. Our team has 20+ years of real estate experience focusing in investing, building, financing, mortgage, urban planning and property rehab. We have helped many families get out from the burden of an unwanted property and we look forward to helping many more!

Who We Are

JT and Jason Renatti both have a passion for community and real estate which led them to start First Wave Properties in October 2019. They are both avid Florida sports fans (Go Bucs and Gators!) and enjoy golfing, spending time with their families and investing in real estate in both Florida and Colorado.

JT Renatti, Owner and Investor

JT Renatti is a Tampa native and is a University of Florida alum from which he holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. JT is a success driven, results oriented corporate executive. Before launching First Wave Properties with his son Jason, JT spent 40 years leading multiple organizations in the Department of Defense operations space industry. JT has experience in real estate investment, property rehab and residential home construction. JT is excited to be partnered with his family and managing First Wave Properties.

Jason Renatti, Owner and Investor

Jason Renatti is originally from Tampa, FL and resides in Colorado with his wife and two daughters. He received his Bachelor Degree in finance from University of Colorado – Denver. Jason has worked as a mortgage broker in Denver Metro and surrounding areas for more than 10 years. He has extensive knowledge in real estate finance, conventional and unconventional financing options and is an expert in the ever changing housing market. Jason has worked with hundreds of investors, home buyers and real estate agents in the Florida Gulf Coast and Denver areas.

Nate Armagost, Acquisitions Manager

Nate is a Ohio native who was born and raised in Cleveland. He received his Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning with a focus in Real Estate and Development from Ohio State University. Nate has an extensive background in urban plan making, zoning, acquisitions and real estate financing. He is a part of many local real estate groups such as REIC, TBBA, Tampa Bay REIA & ULI,. Nate lives in Tampa and in his free time he enjoys traveling, fishing, golfing and playing with his new puppy Benji!

Renee Renatti, Marketing and Admin Assistant

Renee grew up in Crystal River, FL and currently resides in Tampa. She grew up in the real estate industry and has extensive experience in mortgages, home building and property rehab. Renee assists with marketing and administration at First Wave Properties. She loves being a caregiver to her mother, a grandmother to two beautiful girls, and in her spare time she enjoys refinishing old furniture, antiquing and listening to audio books.


If you have any questions about how we work, what the process of selling a property is or just want to learn more about us, don’t hesitate to contact us anytime!