WINDERMERE HOMES & ESTATES Names VP of Luxury Marketing and Announces Branch Manager Appointments

Woman smilingTasha Manzano has been with Windermere Homes & Estates for a number of years. Since she started in 2015, she’s performed many different duties. Most recently, she served as the Company’s VP of Sales and Coastal Regional Manager.


As the industry has shifted and changed, so have the brokerage needs. To that end, Tasha is now focusing as the Branch Manager of the Del Mar office and heading up the Luxury Division, which includes the Premier Properties and W Collection programs, as the VP of Luxury Marketing.


As the VP of Luxury Marketing, Tasha is looking forward to continuing to establish Windermere Homes & Estates as a leader in luxury markets and set the brokerage apart from the competition.


Donna Niksich joined Windermere Homes & Estates in 2013 as the first employee in the Company and has worked side by side with Rich Johnson since 2003. From day one, she has been instrumental in Windermere Homes & Estates’ growth and success.Woman smiling


Donna started out with the Company in an Operations capacity, and was vital in managing the day-to-day needs of the business. Later, Donna was promoted to the role of VP of Risk Management, where she has worked tirelessly to provide support and backing for each and every agent of Windermere Homes & Estates.


In addition to her current responsibilities, Donna is taking on the role of Branch Manager in Windermere Homes & Estates’ Carlsbad Village office. Donna brings with her a wealth of Real Estate knowledge and experience, and she is looking forward to leveraging this in order to continue bringing the highest and best level of service to the agents of Windermere.


*About Windermere Homes & Estates*


Windermere Homes & Estates has always focused on three basic principles: hire the best people, give them the best tools, create thriving communities. Collaboration not competition and building relationships with agents, clients and community partners has helped Windermere Homes & Estates become one of the top 5 brokerages in California. Backed by Windermere Real Estate, the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S., including over 300 offices and 6,500 agents serving communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. Last year, Windermere closed 87,000 home sales for more than $36.7 billion in dollar volume.


Windermere Homes & Estates donates a portion of the proceeds from every home purchased or sold to the Windermere Foundation, which supports low-income and homeless families in the community. What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation serving families in need in Washington state has grown to encompass eleven states and has raised over $38 million for programs and organizations that provide shelter, clothing, children’s programs, emergency assistance and other services to those who need our help the most.


Windermere Homes & Estates was founded by Rich Johnson in 2013 and has been setting the standard ever since. The forward-thinking company has opened 17 offices and hired more than 500 agents with awards such as the Brokerage Achievement of Excellence and the Standards of Ethics, awarded by the San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR). Creating a “3rd place” for agents to collaborate and connect on a daily basis both virtually and in person has been a key factor in Windermere Homes & Estates’ success.