Windermere Homes & Estates Appoints Nancy Canfield as Executive Director of Community Relationships

Nancy Canfield, DRE Lic.#0138667

Windermere Homes & Estates (WHE) is proud to announce the appointment and announcement of Nancy Canfield as Executive Director/Community Relationships, a new division established within the WHE brokerage. Nancy’s new role will include the planning and overseeing of all community outreach, events, and local contributions efforts.

Nancy authored a book, magazine articles, and stories for Chicken Soup for the Soul, and another Anthology, has been awarded the Five Star Realtor award 13 years in a row, inducted into the Rancho Bernardo (RB) Hall of Fame, chosen as honorary mayor of RB in 2005 and 2006, President of the RB Historical Society 2009-2018, and still sits on the board today.

She said she is most excited to bring visibility to local organizations and directly affect the communities WHE works in: Rancho Bernardo, Scripps Ranch, Escondido, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Temecula, and the Desert.

“There are many, many organizations that need help, that do not have the big team we do…we can spread their needs and Windermere Homes & Estates can be that team for them,” Nancy said.

“We are communities, we rely on each other, we need each other and help each other.”

Nancy has been with WHE since 2014 and in the real estate industry since 2003. She will now focus on nurturing relationships with all of WHE, external organizations, the media, and the local San Diego and Riverside county communities. She will also support marketing initiatives and act as a representative of the company at corporate and public events. Nancy will continue to work as a realtor supporting previous and future clients.

Rich Johnson, the founder, owner, and President of WHE, said he is excited to see the effect this new division can have on it’s operations and within the Windermere Homes & Estates offices.

“The company has always been involved in doing good things in the communities we live, play and work in.  Nancy’s strong leadership will give us better organization and focus and will result in us being able to do more for the good in our communities.” says Rich Johnson.

“We have to create solutions for needs that are not as obvious,” Nancy said. “My goal for this division is to be proactive and not reactive to those needs.”

Windermere Homes & Estates has partnered with and made charitable donations to San Diego Blood Bank, Feeding San Diego, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, Safehouse of the Desert, Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City, and more!

*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 Fastest Growing Real Estate Brokerage in 2015. 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. Last year, Windermere closed over 74,000 home sales for more than $40.6 billion in dollar volume. 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