Meet the brokers and staff of Dougherty Real Estate Co., LLC

We would like first to introduce the shining star of our business: SANTA FE, New Mexico

With a population of 70,000, the city of Santa Fe is 7,000 feet above sea level and rests in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains. It is the highest, and oldest, capital in the U.S. Founded around 1607, and is America’s second oldest city. Today, Santa Fe’s unique offerings of art, culture and ancient native traditions makes it a world-class destination, drawing more than 1 million visitors each year.

Santa Fe is home to over 100 museums including Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, New Mexico History Museum, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, New Mexico Museum of Art, and SITE Santa Fe.

Santa Fe is one of the world’s premiere food destinations with innovative Southwestern fare created by award-winning chefs. Hearty New Mexican dishes such as breakfast burritos and green chile stew are reason enough for Santa Fe to have earned a prominent place on the world’s culinary map. If you're hungry for Asian, French, Italian, Indian or Middle Eastern cuisine, you'll find them all here as well. 

With over 240 art galleries, Santa Fe is the third-largest art market in the U.S., a veritable Mecca for enthusiasts and collectors of historic and contemporary art.

Music venues are aplenty and include the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Santa Fe Chamber Music and the world-renowned Santa Fe Opera. Contemporary music is found throughout the area and includes  the Lensic Theater, Paolo Soleri Amphitheater, the Railyard, and any number of restaurants and brew pubs.

The Plaza, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is the heart and soul of Santa Fe. It is the gathering spot for residents and tourists alike and is surrounded by city landmarks, shops and restaurants. During the summer months the Plaza Bandstand comes alive with live, local music.

Outdoor adventures abound in Santa Fe: hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, skiing, rafting, and golf courses can all be found here.

Summer in Santa Fe is a whirlwind of unique, world-famous exhibits, markets and shows: Spanish Market, International Folk Art Market, Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Show, Indian Market, contemporary ART Santa Fe, to name a few.


WM. DAVID DOUGHERTY, Qualifying Broker

Born in Santa Fe, David Dougherty holds a degree from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from the University of Arizona. A licensed real estate broker since 1980, David specializes in commercial in-vestment properties of all varieties. His congeniality puts investors at ease and his knowledge of the area grants access to some great investments. No stranger to the surrounding states, the Dougherty family has farmed in West Texas for four generations and David is still involved in the family farming business. David has been a Director on the Board of the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, Chair of the Commercial Council, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.


Clara Dougherty belongs to the Lucero family, one of the oldest Spanish Colonial families in New Mexico. She holds a degree from New Mexico State and an MBA from The University of Arizona. A licensed broker since 1980 Clara specializes in fine residential properties. Dedicated to finding the right home and the right buyer, her tenacity and stamina is unmatched. Knowledge of the neighborhoods and their various lifestyles is intrinsic to Clara and she loves sharing it with her clients. Clara has been Chairperson of the MLS Committee for the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, Executive Director of The Spanish Colonial Arts Society and is presently on the board of the Adobe Rose Theatre and is a trustee for The Museum of New Mexico Foundation.

WARREN THOMPSON, Associate Broker

Warren Thompson moved to Santa Fe with his family at the age of three. After receiving his MBA, from the University of New Mexico, he returned to Santa Fe to raise his family. Working in all aspects of the real estate industry, including very complex projects, gives Warren a unique insight into the industry and has allowed him to have a successful career for the past 27+ years.

Telephone 505.989.7741 or 505.577.2744

Email: [email protected] 

NORMA TAYLOR, Associate Broker

Raised in the Santa Fe/Los Alamos area, Norma Taylor has a good working knowledge of Santa Fe and all its uniqueness. Earning a BA in Anthropology from the University of Utah affords her a distinctive outlook on New Mexican culture. With 18 years sales and marketing experience in residential real estate, Norma is a broker in California and New Mexico with extensive international experience spanning Russia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, South Korea, Hong Kong and China. Clients valuing discretion and confidentiality have partnered with Norma trusting their goals will be achieved with utmost privacy. Norma’s mission is providing her clients, whether buying or selling their homes, with extraordinary service focusing on integrity and honesty every step of the way.

Telephone: 505.989.7741 | 505.603.1189

Email: [email protected]

ERIKA COULEUR,  Associate Broker

Born and raised in Santa Fe, Erika Couleur has interned with Dougherty Real Estate Co., LLC, for the past two summers. She received her real estate license in June of 2019 – and has special interest in residential properties. Currently a senior at Texas Tech, Erika is studying History and Russian. 

Telephone: 505.989.7741 | 505.670.4754 

Email: [email protected]

WENDY FLOOD, Office Manager

Born in Midland, Texas and raised in Illinois, Wendy is thrilled to be calling New Mexico home. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and recent resident of Evanston, Illinois. An office professional for over 20 years, Wendy manages the fast pace of this successful office, supporting our brokers and making certain that our clients receive the highest level of attention from listing to closing and beyond. When not juggling tasks in the office, Wendy enjoys hiking in Cerrillos and wrangling her two Welsh Corgis.

Telephone: 505.989.7741  |  Fax: 505.986.9236

Email: [email protected]

ED BOREGO, Assistant to Brokers

Best number to reach Ed: 505.989.7741

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