Nashville, TN – Neal Clayton, CEO of Engel & Völkers Nashville, Nashville’s global real estate company, announces that John Clayton has been named President of Engel & Völkers Nashville.

“John entered the real estate industry in 2008 as a Realtor® and Property Manager Director working his way to leadership. He was given tremendous responsibility and earned the respect of those who worked alongside him. John continues to display his passion and competence for the real estate industry and his love for the Nashville community,” stated Neal Clayton.

Clayton founded Neal Clayton Realtors in 1981 and aligned with Engel & Völkers in 2019.

A native Nashvillian, John Clayton is a recipient of the Greater Nashville Realtors Association Life Member Gold Awards of Excellence from 2013-2017 and Diamond Elite in 2018 for transaction volume. He is a Leadership GNAR graduate, Sterling R RPAC major investor and past Greater Nashville Realtors Board of Director from 2015-2018. He has also served at the state level as a Tennessee Association of Realtors convention committee member since 2013 and he was the 2014 TAR Sergeant at Arms.

“I am honored to be president of Engel & Völkers Nashville. By working together with our
partners and colleagues, I am determined to build stronger and more inclusive partnerships
with our clients in this fast-changing world,” said John Clayton.

With 40+ years of real estate experience with world-class marketing systems and technology and a connected international network, the Engel & Völkers shop provides white-glove client services in Nashville and beyond. Engel & Völkers operates a global network of over 12,000 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries. For more information, visit