Naples, Fla— John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate has announced the promotions of Corey McCloskey, James Schnars, Nikki Wood and Ron Howard.
McCloskey has been promoted to executive vice president of operations. Her tenure with the company spans 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as vice president of operations. McCloskey was recently named 2022 Naples Area Board of Realtors (NABOR) REALTORÆ of the Year, and also served as Florida Association of REALTORSÆ District Five Vice President. She served as NABOR President in 2021. McCloskey has actively served the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) as a member of its Federal Business Issues Policy Committee (2021) and Member Engagement Committee (2022) and is currently a member of NAR’s Federal Technology Policy Committee.
Schnars, formerly vice president of marketing, has been promoted to chief marketing officer. He joined the company in June 2020, overseeing the marketing division and advancing all marketing and public relations strategies including brand management, digital and print advertising and promotions, multimedia initiatives, marketing communications, budget management and collateral development. A graduate of the University of Florida, Schnars was recognized as Marketing Director of the Year by the Collier Building Industry Association in 2022.
Nikki Wood has been named vice president of philanthropy and compliance. She joined John R Wood Christie’s International Real Estate full-time in 2013 and has held various administrative positions including Central Office operations. Prior to her promotion, Wood managed compliance affairs; she will now also oversee all philanthropic requests and activities for the company. She also serves on the Executive Committee along with McCloskey and Howard.
Howard has been named executive vice president of sales. Formerly serving as vice president of sales, his real estate career spans nearly 30 years of executive leadership positions with various large and small companies. Howard has a master’s degree in organizational management and bachelor’s degrees in management and music performance. He joined John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate in October 2020.
About John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate
John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate, founded in 1958, is the oldest major real estate brokerage in Southwest Florida. Family owned and operated, it is consistently the number one firm in market share in the Southwest Florida area that includes Collier and Lee counties. It is a nationally recognized company with 65 years of market experience and broad international exposure to buyers in various countries. John R. Wood has more than 750 agents and staff in 23 offices, offering luxury real estate services throughout the area. For more information, visit johnrwood.com.