NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Sotheby's International Realty today announced the appointment of industry veteran Budge S. Huskey to the position of president as part of the organization's future leadership succession plan, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Judy Green. Huskey will be responsible for operational management of the $4 billion sales volume brokerage company, allowing Green to focus on strategic initiatives and continued growth of the firm ranked #30 in the Real Trends 500 list of top residential brokerages.
Huskey brings to the role 33 years of real estate brokerage and franchising experience, most recently serving as global president and chief executive officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC. He also previously served as regional executive vice president of NRT, LLC., the worlds' largest real estate brokerage. In 2015, Huskey was ranked #10 among the list of the 200 most powerful in residential real estate in the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) report, as well as appearing on the Inman list of most influential.
"I've known Budge since the early days of our real estate careers in Central Florida, and his leadership skills and expertise led to my selecting him to succeed me in several key positions over the years in former companies," said Green. "My confidence in his ability to accelerate our growth and future success while ensuring our foundational focus on quality is the reason I'm doing so again at Premier Sotheby's International Realty."
"I am so excited to return to my roots in the private brokerage business and have the privilege of association with Judy Green once again," said Huskey. "Premier Sotheby's International Realty is one of the fastest growing firms in the country based on the incredible power of the brand and stellar caliber of talent, and I look forward to working with this great team to chart the company's future."
About Premier Sotheby's International Realty
Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby's International Realty has over 900 associates and employees in 37 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. In 2016, the annual Real Trends 500 survey ranked the firm number 30 in its survey of the top U.S. residential sellers by volume, the highest ranking for a Florida-based brokerage. Premier Sotheby's International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby's auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit premiersothebysrealty.com.
Jackie Rafferty, Premier Sotheby's International Realty, 239.213.2962, firstname.lastname@example.org
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