Don Mercer is an experienced sales professional and an avid boater; since the late 80’s, Don has skippered vessels out of Nantucket, Ft. Lauderdale, and the British Virgin Islands. In addition to being a boating enthusiast, Don is an experienced aircraft salesman and aviator – he holds an Airline Transport Rating, and a number of Turboprop/Jet type ratings along with a flight instructor rating. Many of Don’s aircraft clients also own large Yachts, which led to the natural progression into yacht sales – there is great synergy between these two industries.
Don graduated from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl in 1982 with a mechanical engineering degree. Following graduation, Don Joined the Beech Aircraft Corporation in 1983 and held a number of sales management roles through 2015. He is currently a Vice President at Holstein Aviation Corporation, and he is a licensed Florida Yacht and Ship Broker.
His experience, proven brokerage and acquisition track records, and great respect by colleagues and competitors alike, ensure that the trust and confidence clients and prospects have in him is well placed.