Director of Risk Management
Donna was born in Chicago and moved to San Diego at the age of 22. While growing up, she would work in her Father’s real estate office and worked downtown Chicago for Parade Magazine in advertising. She started her career in the real estate industry in 1984 in San Diego, which included apartment community acquisitions and handling REO’s. After obtaining her real estate license in 1996, she continued in the real estate field in property management leasing and corporate management to include owner budgets, marketing and overseeing leasing and maintenance personnel; event coordinating for company events and fundraising; real estate sales, transaction coordinating and real estate transaction file review; facility operations to include office build outs; administrative supervisor. Currently, Donna works closely with the Broker of Record to ensure real estate transactions, disclosures, file review are risk free and compliant.
GETTING TO KNOW DONNA NIKSICH
Dad calls me “Piggy” and Mom calls me “Lil’ Donnella”; “Munchkin” in High School; “Worker Bee” at work.
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT REAL ESTATE:
It’s Fun, always challenging, always changing, fulfilling, different from day to day, never a dull moment!
IF YOU COULD WITNESS ANY EVENT PAST, PRESENT, OR FUTURE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
My mom and dad’s wedding since they’re still married over 55 years and I’m very proud; the first space shuttle launch; and a live Elvis concert from the mid-50’s.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
An English Professor or an Attorney (maybe in real estate, as it suits me)
“Donna’s dedication to Windermere is amazing. We often find ourselves burning the midnight oil together. She is loyal, knowledgeable and is never too busy to stop and offer assistance with a smile. Donna’s contribution to Windermere is unsurpassed as the company has grown. Windermere is so fortunate to have Donna on their team and I am lucky to have had the pleasure of working with her.”