Since 1958, Florida Fence has been producing the area’s finest fences. As the regions’ oldest and largest fence manufacturing company with deep roots in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Venice, Englewood, North Port, Port Charlotte, and extending out to the area’s island keys, Florida Fence is the fencing contractor that generations of homeowners and contractors have learned to trust.

The company’s commitment to top-quality manufacturing processes, top-grade materials, and premier customer care means that Florida Fence will continue building fences stamped with pride and craftsmanship.


I can’t say enough about the quality and professionalism shown by the people at Florida Fence. They have done multiple installations for myself and family members and all have been well done. In addition to running a top-notch company, the Dermody family gives back regularly to our community as well as those who serve in the armed forces. They are a true asset to our community.

M. Belanger, Sarasota Homeonwer

Florida Fence did what they said they would do when they said they would do it and met all appointments on time. A refreshing change for those of us who were in the eye of Hurricane Michael. A pleasure to do business with.

D. Linge, Panama City Homeowner

Owned, Family Run Fence Company
We are a family-owned, family-run business, and the Dermodys are committed to continue the 50-year tradition of quality. Kevin and Theresa’s hard-earned reputation has been staked out through 35 years of operating their family-owned residential and commercial real estate development and general contracting business. They’ve developed properties on multiple continents and forged a successful project management style based on the commonsense principle of the “Golden Rule”—treat others like you want to be treated.

The team’s knowledge and hands-on involvement is delivered with accuracy, expertise, and a genuine Irish smile. Call us at (941) 921-4659 today for a no-obligation consultation. We’re ready to earn your business!


At Florida Fence, you are always greeted with a smile and a friendly face. But if you are lucky, you might also run into our resident mascot and “Chief Canine Officer”, Picket.

Picket found us just after Thanksgiving 2014, weighing in a 2.2 pounds, breed unknown. He is responsible for countless smiles and laughter throughout the office, as well as the occasional accident on the showroom floor.

He is available for house calls to lend his expert advice on all things puppy and is a favorite of our customers – who ask for him by name. He has grown quite a bit since these photos!

Picket has become our spokesdog, with his own social media accounts and following. He is involved in all things Florida Fence and is representative of what we are all about – family & fences.

If you need a Sarasota or Manatee County fence installed, call us for a free consultation. And ask for Picket – he loves meeting our customers!


Theresa Dermody

Theresa Dermody

Managing Partner

Theresa is the heartbeat of the company. She is the creative spark that lights the fire at Florida Fence, and works harder than any human being should be allowed to. She is the one to go to when you really want to get things done.

Laura Osenkarski

Laura Osenkarski

Client Relations/Front Desk

Laura is our Phone Boss/Client Relations/Front Desk Reception guru. She always wears a smile that you can even hear over the phone. Even better, she hands out pastries when you walk in our door.

Conor Dermody

Conor Dermody

Quality Control Inspector

Conor examines each fence installation upon completion, checking to make sure it meets Florida Fence standards. Like his folks, he is not afraid of hard work, so can often be found making repairs whenever necessary.

Rigo Tovar

Rigo Tovar

Shop Production

Rigo is our go-to man for shop production and special installation projects. Rigo has years of experience installing fencing, is a whiz with power tools and shop machinery, and is an ace at creating the best fence panels in the industry.



Picket’s Tail: An Interview with Laura Osenkarski

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Laura Osenkarski, Phone Boss Extraordinaire/Client Relations/Front Desk Reception, at Florida Fence. Laura is the alpha pup when it comes to answering phones, scheduling clients, and keeping the reception area welcoming. She is also...

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Picket’s Tail: An Interview with Marina Kensinger

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Marina Kensinger, the Senior Commercial Estimator at Florida Fence. Marina is at the top of our pack in our Bid department, handling all proposals, estimates, and developer-related questions. She is also a Registered Specialty...

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Picket’s Tail: An Interview with Armando Martinez

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Armando Martinez, Assistant General Manager, at Florida Fence. Armando is the top dog for organizing all things installation related in our residential division. He is the go-to human for questions regarding the scheduling and...

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Are You Working for a Living or a Legacy?

We here at Florida Fence love what we do! We love beautifying homes with long-lasting beautiful fences and creating spaces for people to enjoy their lives. But as much as we take joy in building fences, what drives us is something much more significant. We are...

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Employee Spotlight – Dane Champlin

Picket, our wonderful Florida Fence mascot, thought you would all like to meet more of his team, so we thought that from time to time we would provide our readers with an in-depth spotlight on one of his co-workers. Picket thought it would be fitting to begin with his...

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Picket’s Restaurant Picks for Memorial Day Weekend

Hi everyone, Picket the Pup here! You know, just because it may be hard for me to salute, doesn’t mean I don’t feel grateful every day for all the wonderful men and women who have served our country, past or present. These brave military members (and their families, I...

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