Don Wilkerson, CPM, is a senior vice president of the Institute of Real Estate Management. As well, he is president and chief executive officer of Reno-based Gaston and Wilkerson Management Group, AMO, a full-service real estate firm engaged in multifamily, commercial and industrial management as well as development and brokerage. The firm has been recognized by IREM as an Accredited Management Organization (AMO), which recognizes the highest standards of professionalism, financial performance and ethics among real estate management firms. Currently, a select 500 companies hold this prestigious accreditation.
Long active in IREM’s Northern Nevada/Tahoe Chapter No. 89, Wilkerson has held numerous leadership positions with the chapter, and served twice as its president. In 2005, and in 2009, he was honored as the chapter’s “Certified Property Manager (CPM) of the Year.”
Wilkerson is a licensed real estate broker in Nevada and holds a property management permit from the state of Nevada. He also is active in developing real estate and has developed apartment projects, industrial big-box warehouses, flex-office warehouses, retail shopping centers, and office buildings.
In addition to his involvement in IREM, he is a member of the Land Trust Alliance and currently served as the former chairman of the Nevada Land Trust, a non-profit land trust that works with landowners and communities to protect and preserve open space.
Wilkerson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Nevada.