Press ReleasesStephanie Fessel Named Director of Learning for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Updated on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Stephanie Fessel Named Director of Learning for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


Jackie Rafferty



Stephanie Fessel Named Director of Learning for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


NAPLES, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the highest volume producing affiliates in the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, has named Stephanie Fessel as Director of Learning. 

In her new role, Fessel will oversee training and leadership development programs for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty associates, leadership and staff. 

A career sales trainer and former retail manager for Burdines in Boynton Beach, Florida, Fessel has enjoyed a highly successful real estate career since 2001, most recently serving as Director of Professional Development for Allen Tate Realtors® in Charlotte, North Carolina and also formerly as Director of Career Development for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Charlotte, NC.

Fessel holds a bachelor of science degree in human resources management from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Certified Integrity Coach and also holds the ePro professional designations.

An active and engaged industry professional, Fessel served on the Professional Standards Committee of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association; is former chair of the Education Advisory Group; has served on the Rules and Regulations Committee and as a NOVA Training Program Instructor for the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association; and has served on the Board of Directors for the Charlotte Multiple Listing Service (CMLS) as a large firm representative. She is a member of the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors, the Real Estate Educators Association and the Council for Residential Specialists.

“We are pleased to welcome Stephanie to the Premier Sotheby’s International Realty team. Her extensive background in training, management and human resources will make her an ideal fit for her role as Director of Learning,” said Lena White, COO of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.

“Premier Sotheby’s International Realty is well positioned to enjoy continued growth well into the future,” added Fessel. “I am very happy to be associated with this truly international real estate brand.”


About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,000 associates and employees in 40 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. In 2017, the annual REAL Trends 500 survey ranked the firm number 35 in its survey of the top U.S. residential sellers by volume, the highest ranking for a Florida-based brokerage. Premier Sotheby's International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby's auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit



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