Day: April 10, 2021

Driscoll will face challenge for St. Petersburg City Council seat

Brett Vickers, a St. Petersburg real estate agent and philanthropist, has filed to run for the District 6 City Council seat against incumbent Gina Driscoll.

Vickers, 57, a first-time candidate, said he has no history in politics or government but extensive involvement in local non-profit organizations through a charitable foundation of his wife’s family. Lisa Vickers is the daughter of the late Roy Speer, founder of Home Shopping Network.

Brett Vickers, a St. Petersburg real estate agent and philanthropist, has filed to run for the District 6 City Council seat against incumbent Gina Driscoll.
Brett Vickers, a St. Petersburg real estate agent and philanthropist, has filed to run for the District 6 City Council seat against incumbent Gina Driscoll. [ Brett Vickers ]

Originally from Long Island, Vickers has been in Florida since 1994 and St. Petersburg since 2001. He’s a former NBA farm team owner and owner of a local franchise of the national Realty One Group. The couple live in Roser Park and have four grown children.

Vickers recently sued mayoral candidate Vince

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