Premier Sotheby's International Realty appointed Doug Swain as managing broker at its St. Petersburg office.
Swain has three decades of experience in overseeing management, career development, recruiting and achieving retention for the firm, say Premier Sotheby's officials.
Swain values the importance of education and relationship-building and is a certified mentor for the Brian Buffini organization and a certified Ninja Selling graduate.
"I am eager to leverage the powerful resources and worldwide affiliations available to our agents, enabling them to surpass customer expectations and achieve their goals," says Swain in a written statement.
Kristine Newell, Premier Sotheby's International Realty SVP, says Swain is well known and highly respected as a real estate leader.
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty is headquartered in Naples and has more than 1,400 sales professionals in 40 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. Premier Sotheby's International Realty is also associated with the renown Sotheby's auction house, which was established in 1744.
The realty brokerage was founded by The Lutgert Cos., a member of Southwest Florida's business community since 1964, according to the realty company, and is associated with Peerage Realty Partners.