Brenner & Associates Architecture
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John M. Brenner

Brenner and Associates, Architecture Inc.


  • Grade school: Saint Anthony's, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • High School: Chaminade, Hollywood, Florida
  • Undergraduate: University of Florida 1981, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture.
  • Graduate: University of Florida, 1983, Masters of Arts in Architecture, High Honors.
  • Internship: Architect John J. Schlitt (Founding Vero Family) 1983 - 1985.
  • State Board Exam: 1986, N.C.A.R.B. passed on first attempt, along with less than 10% of the candidates.


  • Married to Deborah Schlitt Brenner, Interior Designer, "The Brenner Collection".
  • Activities include Surfing, Fishing, Diving, Boating.


  • Registered Florida Architect: 1985, Registration number #10830.
  • Formed Architects Schlitt and Brenner, P.A. in 1989, where Mr. Schlitt headed the Commercial side and Mr. Brenner lead the Residential division.
  • Formed Brenner and Associates, Architecture Inc. in 1999 as Mr. Schlitt retired.
  • License #AR0010830 and AAC000434


  • American Institute of Architects, National Green Building Council, McKee Jungle Gardens.
  • Vero Beach Environmental Learning Center, Coastal Conservation Association of Florida.
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Estates Magazine Vero Magazine Traditional One Magazine Florida Homes Magazine


  • Vero Style 1990 cover and story "Award winning home has feel of West Indies"
  • AIA award of merit 1990 Oceanfront residence in John's Island
  • Indian River Pictorial 1990 "pools and patios"
  • AIA award of merit 1992 Oceanfront residence in Orchid Island
  • Custom Builder Magazine 1993 Avery residence Orchid Island
  • Winner, 1994, Windsor design competition, 3405 Baja Lane, (un-built)
  • Traditional Home Magazine 1995, Cover and Story, Marjorie Penny Residence, John's Island
  • Florida Architecture Magazine, 56th edition, 1999, story "Vero Beach Beauty", Oceanfront residence in Orchid Island
  • Estates International, volume #139, Cover and Story, "A French Caribbean Colonial Surveys the Atlantic"
  • Vero Beach Magazine 2002 "French West Indies", Oceanfront residence John's Island.
  • Vero Beach Magazine 2002, Cover and Story, "Horse and Home" Windsor Residence.
  • Vero Beach Magazine, 2003, Cover and Story, Architects and their homes.
  • Florida Architecture Magazine, 71st edition, 2005, story, "Mizner Revisited", Riverfront residence in The Shores.
  • Florida Sportsman Magazine, July 2005 Story and Photos, "Permit in the Sand".
  • Awarded Golf Cottages program by Windsor "The Brenner Collection", at least 15 semi-custom homes built to date.
  • Luxury Florida Homes Magazine, 2008, Vol 18, No.2, cover and story, "Splendor on the Beach in John's Island"

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