From left, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty President Budge Huskey and Don Winkler with Premier Sotheby’s Judy Green and Tom Bryan.

Preeminent producer joins rival realty firm

Don Winkler leaves John R. Wood Properties for Premier Sotheby’s in Naples, takes his $1 billion in sales volume skills with him.
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Aug. 14, 2018

NAPLES — Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has added veteran, award-winning sales associate Don Winkler to its Broad Avenue office in Naples. Winkler comes to Premier Sotheby’s from John R. Wood Properties, also in Naples.

An accomplished top producer, Winkler ranks in the top 10 among the 6,000-plus members of the Naples Area Board of Realtors, according to a statement. During his 20-year local career, he has produced a career sales volume of nearly $1 billion, including $85 million in 2017, the statement adds. 

“We are honored to welcome Don to our team,” says Budge Huskey, president of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, in the statement. “Having established a distinguished career in Naples, he has his finger on the pulse of our waterfront market. His proven track record and elite reputation in the community will make an immediate and positive impact on the organization.”

Headquartered in Naples, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has more 1,100 associates and employees in 40 locations in Florida and North Carolina.