Based in Sarasota, Florida, Tommie Santilli and her husband, Tom, invest in real estate properties through their company TCTL Properties LLC. As the landlord of more than 50 properties, Santilli maintains assets in Florida cities such as St. Petersburg, Gainesville, Palmetto, and Bradenton, as well as in Franklin, North Carolina. Under Tommie Santilli’s direction, the company's purchase of Harbor Apartments in Bradenton from Sabal Palm Bank earned press recognition in publications like the Florida Business Observer and Inside Real Estate.
In addition to her work in the real estate industry, Tommie Santilli is active in a range of humanitarian groups that help young children. A longtime donor to iOrphan.org, she also contributes to KidsToAdopt, an organization devoted to helping children with disabilities to find homes. Through House of Love in Kenya, she gives money to the Massii to protect young girls. More locally, she aids South Florida Museum's Manatee Habitat Program, where she volunteers to take care of Snooty the Manatee. An animal lover, during her free time she learns about animals such as sea osprey, bald eagles, pelicans, and spotted eagle rays. She also enjoys observing the gopher tortoises that live on her property.