My Approach


Donna Zalter and SierraEnergetic, hardworking and professional, Donna Zalter is South Florida’s go-to realtor for high-end luxury properties. Both sellers and buyers look to Donna when they want a trusted, business-savvy professional who will work tirelessly to deliver results– whether that means locating the perfect upscale vacation retreat or finding the right buyer for a multi-million dollar residence.

In nearly a decade in real estate, Donna has represented sellers and buyers at some of the most prestigious addresses in South Florida. A top producer at EWM Realty International and member of its prestigious Chairman’s Circle, Donna has the background and experience to handle even the largest and most complicated transactions. But it’s her energetic approach and commitment to good old-fashioned hard work that truly sets her apart from other agents.

Before launching her real estate career, Donna was a direct marketing executive for 15 years. She brings that marketing know-how to every home she lists, creating a comprehensive marketing plan and tapping her extensive personal and professional connections in search of the right buyer. “I don’t just put a home on the MLS. I’m not afraid to call people. I spend two to three hours on the phone every day” prospecting on behalf of clients, Donna says.

But Donna is far more than just a committed and street-smart marketer. Clients praise her warmth, charm, professionalism and in-depth knowledge of South Florida’s upscale neighborhoods and real estate market. With a masters in business administration from Concordia University, she’s also a seasoned negotiator and problem solver who understands the business of real estate and knows how to navigate the nuances of real estate contracts.

Married to a lawyer/developer, Donna has the industry connections to help homebuyers find that perfect primary or vacation home. She has entrée into some of the areas hottest new luxury developments, allowing her to get clients in on the ground floor. She is a preferred broker for the Four Seasons property on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. (need the exact name of the property). Donna is also a parent of growing children who enjoys helping families find the “perfect fit” as they relocate to South Florida or invest in a dream vacation home.

Donna specializes in luxury vacation homes and primary residences from Fort Lauderdale to South Beach, including the neighborhoods of Hallandale, Aventura, Golden Isles, Hollywood Beach, Harbor Isles, Golden Beach, Sunny Isles Beach and South Beach. She is affiliated with and backed by the resources of EWM Realty International, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.

Donna is a native of Montreal who is fluent in both French and Spanish.