"To create an entity where dedicated individuals … through professional expertise, exceptional vision and unwavering ethics … can provide LEGENDARY SERVICE for all customers.” Founded in 1958, John R. Wood Christie’s International Real Estate is a leader in sales of the finest properties in Southwest Florida. Founded by John R. Wood, the company has grown from a single office to several strategically placed facilities that extend our market from Marco Island, Naples, Bonita Springs, and Estero, to the greater Fort Myers area including Captiva Island, Sanibel Island and Pine Island. It is one of the largest independently owned real estate firms in this market. John R. Wood is an invitation-only member of Luxury Portfolio International (LPI), the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™. With members in over 70 countries. an award-winning website which can translate listings into nine (9) languages and 60+ currencies, and monthly traffic from 200+ countries and territories, LPI represents more listings and more sales than any franchise or luxury organization. John R. Wood Properties recently joined Christie’s International Real Estate, the invitation-only network of luxury real estate companies spanning nearly 50 countries and territories on six continents. The firm will continue to be 100-percent owned by the founding Wood family and led by president and CEO, Phil Wood. The affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate offers John R. Wood agents and customers access to a number of benefits, including increased national and international exposure for luxury properties; a global referral network; an industry-leading technology platform; and exclusive marketing partnerships, including with Christie’s venerable auction house.