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Russell Named Managing Broker of Premier Sotheby’s Blowing Rock Office

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has appointed Keith Russell as managing broker of its Blowing Rock office, located at 1127 Main Street. The office is a result of the firm’s acquisition of Village Real Estate in early 2016, and it is Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s seventh sales gallery in North Carolina.

o5u4sx3v0fonA native of North Carolina, Russell attended Lees McRae College and Appalachian State University, and brings a wealth of experience in second home sales and marketing. His 26-year career assisting buyers with the purchase of real estate is unrivaled in North Carolina’s high country.

Russell joined Premier Sotheby’s International Realty as a broker associate after 25 years of on-site sales at Linville Ridge Country Club. He also participated in on-site sales at Elk River Golf and Country Club. His background complemented by his enthusiasm and sincerity are an asset to our company.          

“Keith’s experience encompasses many real estate disciplines, a critical component to understanding buyers and sellers, as well as other brokers,” said Budge Huskey, president of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. “It is important for us to have extraordinary leadership in all of our offices and we believe Keith will be a valuable addition to the Blowing Rock office.”

About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 900 associates and employees in 37 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. The brokerage has been in North Carolina since 1982, when its parent company, The Lutgert Companies, broke ground on Linville Ridge, a country club community marketed and sold exclusively by Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. In 2016, REAL Trends ranked the firm number 30 in its annual survey of the top 500 U.S. residential sellers by volume. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit premiersothebysrealty.com.