In addition to residential property and commercial real estate, Engel & Völkers is now also brokering exclusive motor and sailing yachts in the Americas. The new opening, in Newport Beach, California, sees Engel & Völkers Yachting further stengthen its international market position.
Paul Benson, Licence Partner of more than 27 Engel & Völkers shops in Utah, California and Nevada, has acquired the first Yachting licence in the USA. He is responsible for these together with Walter Johnson and Leeann Iacino of the yacht brokerage "Walter Johnson Yachts". Walter Johnson brings a wealth of exper ience in the industry and will head up the yachting division at Engel & Völkers Newport Beach. Alongside the day-to-day running of the business, he will be responsible for customer service, recruitment, and expansion. As chief operating officer, Leeann Iacino will oversee marketing and operations.