Naples, Fla. (September 15, 2020)— John R. Wood Properties, the leading real estate brokerage in Southwest Florida, today announced that Ron Howard has joined the organization as Vice President of Sales.
Howard’s real estate career spans nearly 30 years of executive leadership positions with various large and smaller brokerage companies including Prudential Nevada Realty in Reno, NV, John L. Scott in Bellevue, WA and Windermere Realty Trust in Portland, OR. He has a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management and bachelor’s degrees in Management and Music Performance. He attended Portland State University, Saint Mary’s College in California, and the University of Phoenix.
“A good real estate leader is similar to the conductor of a symphony, leading the different players to turn successful transactions into reality,” said Phil Wood, President of John R. Wood Properties. “Ron has an excellent understanding of the real estate brokerage business and is a consummate professional with a problem-solver mindset. And coincidentally, he is also an accomplished musician.” Howard played the lead trumpet in a band that worked on a cruise line, before meeting his wife and leaving the cruise industry.
He will be responsible for leading John R. Wood Properties’ sales associates to meet and exceed sales goals, creating and executing sales strategies, and developing and managing the sales department budget.
John R. Wood Properties is the Southwest Florida representative of LeadingRE (www.LeadingRE.com). With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, John R. Wood Properties provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.
About John R. Wood Properties
John R. Wood Properties is the leading residential real estate brokerage in Southwest Florida consistently holding the #1 position in closed sales volume. More than a local brand, they are a highly revered organization with over 60 years of industry and market experience offering best-in-class training and data resources for agents, broad international exposure to buyers, and highly-focused luxury marketing resources that drive results for sellers. John R. Wood Properties has over 650 real estate agents and actively serves Marco Island, Naples, Ave Maria, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Sanibel/Captiva Islands.
For more information about John R. Wood Properties, please visit www.JohnRWood.com.