Broker Q&A: D. Deems Dickinson - Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty


1415223771D. Deems Dickinson, president and designated broker for Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, strives for high ethics and professionalism in the business. He expects his sales associates to work with integrity to provide the best service possible to their clients. Learn more about what makes his company so successful and the favorite parts of his job.

How did you get your start in real estate? I followed my father’s footsteps. He was a broker in Pennsylvania and Arizona for over 40 years, and is currently retired in California.

What path has your career taken? From sales associate to manager and broker, you could say I just kept moving forward over the past 30+ years with Russ Lyon!

Why is your company successful? We have supportive ownership, a great management team and staff, and a spirit of cooperation among the sales associates throughout the company!

What are your favorite parts of your job? The people you come in contact with on a daily basis. We are selling homes, but it is a people business.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work? If I am outdoors with my wife, Betsy, I’m happy, whether boating, hiking, biking, golfing or fishing. With our family raised, we are enjoying more time to travel!

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