REIC Past President Don Kottick, FRI CRES Named President & CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty

Peerage Realty Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Kottick, FRI CRES as the new President & CEO of Sotheby’s International Real Estate Canada upon completion of the acquisition of the SIR Canada franchise rights from Dundee Corporation on or around May 17, 2019.

Prior to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Don was the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development for Peerage Realty Partners (Peerage). Peerage is one of North America’s leading luxury real estate networks. During his tenure at Peerage, the organization increased its national and international partnership holdings, which now include Baker Real Estate, Fifth Ave Sales & Marketing, StreetCity Realty, Chestnut Park Real Estate, and Madison & Company Properties, LLC.

“It will be an honour to serve as President and CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. Sotheby’s International Realty is the preeminent destination that inspires and attracts some of the best talent and opportunities in the industry,” says Don, “moving forward, our focus will be on enhancing agent productivity, client experience, operations, and continuing to attract the elite of the industry. With Peerage Realty Partners’ support, we will uphold and strengthen our position as the leader in luxury residential real estate in Canada.”

Don is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute (FRI) and Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS). He continues to be a Director for the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and is currently the Past-President/National Director of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC). Prior to this, Don served four years as Director at Large on the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). Additionally he and has served on numerous governance committees over the years. Don is a regular contributor to Inman News and Real Estate Magazine (REM) of leadership, culture and industry issues.

REIC would like to congratulate Don for his achievements and continued contributions to advancing professionalism in the real estate industry. 

Read the press release by Peerage Realty

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