Windermere Homes & Estates Appoints Carl McNew As Regional Manager Of Desert Sales

Carl McNew, Regional Manager Of Desert Sales

The brokerage is excited to add a highly experienced and seasoned professional to the Management Team in the Coachella Valley

Palm Desert April 5 – Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) welcomes new Branch Manager Carl K. McNew to the Palm Desert Office, effective immediately.

Carl will manage the busy branch’s daily operations and work with James Colburn (WHE Chief Growth Officer) on recruitment and retention to ensure the highest level of agent satisfaction in the organization.

A natural leader, Carl brings a wealth of experience to the operation in Palm Desert having formerly been a Windermere Real Estate franchise owner in Denver, Colorado for several years prior to moving to the desert in 2017. He also led several top producing teams since his entry into real estate sales starting in 2001.

Carl has also become an expert in Coachella Valley real estate after leading agents to success within Windermere Real Estate.  As co-lead of  the Nelson McNew & Associates real estate team in Palm Springs and Palm Desert, they were number one in sales within Windermere Homes & Estates in 2020  with over fifty million in sales volume.

Prior to his life in real estate, Carl served his country as a Technical Training Instructor and  with the United States Air Force.

Carl is excited to take over the vibrant office in Palm Desert saying  “Having been part of the Windermere family for over 5 years in both Denver and Palm Springs, I’m excited and privileged to take on the opportunity to manage in Palm Desert with Windermere Homes and Estates.  As one of the top offices in the company it’s a great feeling to step in and look at what we can do to grow the desert to the next level.”

Carl is married to his husband Steve and has two kids, Alex 25 and Leah 23, who both currently live in Colorado.


*About Windermere Homes & Estates*

Windermere Homes & Estates was founded by Rich Johnson in 2013 and has been setting the standard ever since. The forward-thinking company has opened offices across Southern California and is now home to over 600 active and referral agents. The brokerage has received accolades from the San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR) such as the Brokerage Achievement of Excellence and the Fastest Growing Real Estate Brokerage in California. The company has also exceeded over One Billion dollars in sales volume each of the past six years in a row.  The creation of a 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.

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*About Windermere Real Estate*

Windermere Real Estate is the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S. with over 300 offices and 6,500 agents serving communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. The Windermere family has a proud heritage of serving our neighbors via the Windermere Foundation which funds services for low-income and homeless families. Since 1989, the Windermere Foundation has contributed more than $43 million towards improving lives in the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit