Don moved to the Bradenton/Sarasota area in 1981 and has lived on Anna Maria Island since 1986. Prior to moving to the Bradenton area Don held senior management positions in the publishing and advertising professions in New York City where he honed his marketing and negotiating skills to a fine edge. During his years in the area, Don has served on the Board of Directors of numerous business organizations as well as not-for- profit organizations; He has also served as an appointed member of multiple committees within the Manatee County School Board.
Don is a Past Chairman of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce; a past President of the Manatee Association of REALTORS and was named as the 2008 Business Person of the Year for Anna Maria Island. Don has been a licensed REALTOR since 1989 and is known among his peers as the go-to specialist in the luxury and waterfront bi-county markets. Above all else in his business life he is personally and professionally dedicated to meeting the needs of his real estate clients when buying or selling real property.