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Abbie Joan Fine Living Transitions to Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Abbie Joan Fine Living | Naples 2Night Digital Magazine

A Premier Design-Remodel Firm Embraces Employee Ownership to Secure Future Excellence

Abbie Joan Fine Living, a leading design-cabinetry-remodel firm based in Naples, Florida, is delighted to announce a significant milestone in its journey. Effective May 1, 2024, the company will transition from a woman-owned business to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) structure. This strategic move, driven by the vision and dedication of founders Abbie and Paul Sladick, underscores the firm's commitment to its team and the enduring legacy of its high standards and exceptional service.

Founded in 2000, Abbie Joan Fine Living has built a reputation for unparalleled craftsmanship and personalized service. Over the years, Abbie and Paul Sladick have steered the company towards remarkable success, fostering a work culture rooted in respect, innovation, and excellence. The decision to transition to an ESOP is a testament to their belief in shared ownership and the empowerment of their employees.

Recognizing Dedication and Ensuring Legacy

"Transitioning to an employee-owned model is our way of recognizing the hard work and dedication of our exceptional team," said Abbie Sladick, Founder and Visionary of Abbie Joan Fine Living. "Paul and I have always believed in the importance of investing in our employees and creating a culture where they can thrive. This transition ensures that our values, quality of work, and commitment to our clients remain steadfast."

The Sladicks' commitment to their team is evident in every aspect of this transition. By transferring ownership to their employees, they aim to foster a sense of pride and responsibility, ensuring the firm's continued excellence and stability for future generations.

Continuity and Excellence

Despite this significant change in ownership structure, both Abbie and Paul Sladick will maintain active roles within the company. Their ongoing involvement will ensure a seamless transition and uphold the high standards that clients have come to expect from Abbie Joan Fine Living.

"We are not going anywhere," emphasized Abbie Sladick. "Our clients can rest assured that we will remain deeply involved in daily operations and continue to contribute to the company’s growth and success."

Innovative Approach in the Construction Industry

Abbie Joan Fine Living is currently the only design-remodel company in Southwest Florida structured as an ESOP, highlighting its innovative approach in the construction industry. The switch to an employee-owned model reflects the company's belief in the benefits of shared ownership, positively impacting employee motivation and business growth.

The ESOP structure is anticipated to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction, leading to increased productivity and a stronger alignment of interests between employees and the company's long-term goals. This progressive move sets Abbie Joan Fine Living apart as a forward-thinking leader in the luxury home renovation sector.

Contact and Further Information

For more information about Abbie Joan Fine Living and its transition to an ESOP, please contact Jessica Bonanno at


Jessica Bonanno

Abbie Joan Fine Living

941 4th Avenue North

Naples, FL 34102

Phone: (239) 435-0677

About Abbie Joan Fine Living

Since its establishment in 2000, Abbie Joan Fine Living has been a leading design and remodeling firm in Naples, FL, specializing in high-end home renovations. Known for their personalized service, concierge project management style, and exceptional craftsmanship, the company offers comprehensive remodeling solutions, including kitchen and bathroom renovations, custom cabinetry, and whole-home remodels. With a focus on long-term client relationships and aging-in-place designs, Abbie Joan Fine Living continues to set the standard for luxury home transformations.



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