Northrop & Johnson appointed Paul Burgess as a broker in its Fort Lauderdale office.
Burgess has more than 22 years of marine industry experience, including sales, marketing and project management, the company said in a statement.
For the last seven years, Burgess worked in South Florida as the sales and marketing director for the distributor of Sunseeker Yachts. He also spent six years in Asia representing new and preowned sales and managing projects for such companies as Riva, Sanlorenzo, Azimut, Benetti and Hessen.
Burgess is a board director with the Florida Yacht Brokers Association.