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John Wilson

John Wilson

Office: (757) 220-3700


John is one of three owners, and the Managing and Principal Broker of Brooks Real Estate, Inc, and Coldwell Banker Traditions, established in 1885. John’s business background, education, and involvement in real estate has lead to a balanced program with strong positive results for Coldwell Banker Traditions. Over the twenty-seven years in real estate John has served in various capacities in the Realtor organization to include president, vice president, treasurer, and committee chair within the National Association of REALTORS® Property Management Committee, Virginia Association of REALTORS®, Property Management Advocacy Group, Williamsburg Association of REALTORS® Commercial Section, and the Community Association Institute. John holds a Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS) Designation from NAR, which enables him to understand real estate and how it relates to world sales and business. These education, networking, and leadership roles have again served Coldwell Banker Traditions, and its clients well with superior results.


NAR New Orleans Convention Committee
Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR) Nominating Committee
VAR Treasurer
VAR Policy Board
VAR Delegate Body
Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) Fundraising Committee
Chair of the Virginia Real Estate Education Foundation (VREEF)
VREEF Trustee
Williamsburg Multiple Listing Service (WMLS) Past President
WMLS President
Williamsburg Association of Realtors (WAAR) Committee
WAAR Grievance Committee Vice Chair
WAAR Nominating Committee
WWAR Education Instructor
WAAR Budget & Finance
WAAR Director
WAAR Public Policy Committee
WAAR Director
WAAR Past President
WAAR President
WAAR President-Elect
WAAR Vice President
WAAR Treasurer
WAAR Commercial/Industrial (Chair)


Chairman: New Kent Wine Festival
Regional Board of Directors: Old Point National Bank
Regional Board of Directors: Wilkinson YMCA
Chair Business Development: Wilkinson YMCA
Executive Committee: Wilkinson YMCA
Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Center, Board Of Directors


Bronze Award Winner
Silver Award Winner
Gold Award Winner
Two times REALTOR® of the Year
WAAR Lifetime Achievement Award
New Kent Business Citizen of the Year