Award-winning Real Estate Team

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land and forestry professionals, click here:
CBCSRE Awards

Office Awards  |  Top 2% in CBC Affiliate Network  |  Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM
Land Professionals  |  Forestry Professionals

Office Awards

Coldwell Banker Commercial
  • Commercial Elite Office – top 15 Global: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010; 2008, 2007, 2006
  • #1 office Florida – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • 1st South Region, 1st State, 2nd Nation – 2006
The Land Report
  • America’s Best Brokerages – Best Land Brokers Nationwide – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Timberland Deal of the Year – 2014
MerComm, Inc. Marketing Awards
  • 2002 – Galaxy Award for 21-page pamphlet “We Create Solutions for Landowners” Conservation Easement, authored by Dean Saunders
  • 2002  – Mercury Award for 21-page pamphlet “We Create Solutions for Landowners” Conservation Easement, authored by Dean Saunders

Top 2% in CBC Affiliate Network

  • Jeff Cusson, CCIM – 2015, 2012
  • Richard Dempsey, ALC – 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006
  • Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM – 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008,  2007, 2006
  • Clay Taylor, ALC – 2013
  • Jack Vogel – 2014

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM – Awards

Coldwell Banker Commercial
  • #1 Sales Professional North America – 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006
  • Top 2% – 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008,  2007, 2006
  • Circle of Distinction Platinum – 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Circle of Distinction Gold – 2013
  • Circle of Distinction Bronze – 2009
  • #1 Sales Professional in the State of Florida – 2015, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • #1 Sales Professional by Specialty – Land – 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • #1 Sales Professional by Specialty – Sales – 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • Top 5 Producers Regionally-South Region – 2007
FGCAR Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Assoc Realtors®
  • Pinnacle Award – #1 Top Producer – National – Land – 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2012, 2007, 2006
  • Pinnacle Award – Overall Top Producer – 2014
CFCAR Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors®
  • Hallmark Award – #1 Overall Top Producer -Land – 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006
  • Hallmark Award – #1 Overall Top Producer – Polk County – 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • Hallmark Award – #1 Overall Top Producer by Volume – 2011
  • Hallmark Award – Top 10 Producer Overall – Polk County – 2010
  • Hallmark Award – Top 10 Producers – Land – 2008
  • Hallmark Award – Top 10 Producer Overall – 2008
  • Hallmark Award – Most Deals – Polk County – 2006
  • Hallmark Award – Top 10 Overall in Sales – 2006
RLI – Realtors Land Institute

Florida Land Realtor® of the Year – 2013

Land Professionals – Awards

Patrick Archer
  • WCI: 2004 NAHB America’s Best Builder Award
  • WCI: 2005 NAHB Excellence in Green Marketing Award
Brian Beasley, CNLM, CCA
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2011, 2006
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – SILVER – 2007
Jeff Cusson, CCIM
  • CBC – Top 2% Sales Professional – 2015, 2012
  • CBC – Circle of Distinction – GOLD- 2015
  • CBC – Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2011
  • CBC – Circle of Distinction – SILVER – 2014, 2012
Richard Dempsey, ALC
  • CBC Top 2% Sales Professional – 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006
  • CBC – #21 Sales Professional – North America – 2008
  • CBC – Circle of Distinction – PLATINUM – 2005
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – GOLD – 2008
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2014, 2011
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – SILVER – 2013, 2010, 2006
  • CFCAR Hallmark – #3 Top Ten Land Producer – 2008
  • CFCAR Hallmark – #9 Overall Top Producer – 2008
  • FGCAR Pinnacle Overall Deal of the Year – 2008
  • FGCAR Pinnacle – #2 in Region-Sales-Land – 2008
  • Florida Realtors® Honor Society – Florida Association of Realtors® – 2013
  • Realtor® of the Year, Lakeland Association of Realtors® – 2011
David Hitchcock, Advanced ALC, CCIM
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2012
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – SILVER – 2015, 2010
  • RLI ALC -to-ALC Networking Award for Overall Collaboration (National) – 2015, 2013
Fred Saunders
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2005
  • UF Fruit Crops – Outstanding Leadership Award
  • UF Fruit Crops – Man of the Year Award
  • Gamma Sigma Delta (Ag Honor Society) – Award of Merit for Distinguished Service
  • Orange County – Orange County Extension Service Volunteer of the Year
  • MBG Marketing Co-operator of the Year
Trent Saunders
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2014
Steve Toner, TRC
  • Best of Show Award, Business World International, Montreal, Canada (trade and investment)
  • Tampa Bay Community Service Award, Tampa, Florida (trade and investment)
  • Significant Board Member Award, Canadian American Business Council, Inc. (trade and investment)
  • National Presidential Citation for Service & Leadership as Founding Chairman, PRSA
  • University Service Award, Northern Kentucky University (land acquisition)
  • Kentucky Colonel Award, as Mayor and Councilman, Crestview, Kentucky (land development)
Clay Taylor, ALC
  • CBC Top 2% Sales Professional – 2015, 2013
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2014
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – SILVER – 2015, 2013
  • NAR – National Commercial Award- 2013
  • RLI ALC -to-ALC Networking Award for Overall Collaboration (National) – 2015, 2013
  • RLI Florida Land Realtor® of the Year – 2012

 

Forestry Professionals – Awards

Gator Banks
  • Meritorious Service Award, Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
John Holzaepfel, CF, ACF, CA
  • SAF Fellow, Society of American Foresters – 2015
  • Florida SAF C. Huxley Coulter Award for Outstanding Contributions to Forestry, Society of American Foresters – 2003
Charlie Houder, CF
  • SAF Fellow, Society of American Foresters – 2009
  • Alachua Conservation Trust Conservation Steward Award – 2014
  • UF – School of Forest Resources and Conservation Outstanding Alumnus – 2006
  • Florida SAF C. Huxley Coulter Award for Outstanding Contributions to Forestry, Society of American Foresters – 2005
Eric Hoyer, CF, CA, RCA
  • SAF Fellow, Society of American Foresters – 2015
  • Florida SAF C. Huxley Coulter Award for Outstanding Contributions to Forestry, Society of American Foresters – 2012
Tony Wallace, CF
  • CBC Circle of Distinction – BRONZE – 2015
Jack Vogel
  • Florida SAF Hall of Fame, Society of American Foresters – 2014
  • SAF Fellow, Society of American Foresters – 2012
  • Florida SAF C. Huxley Coulter Award for Outstanding Contributions to Forestry, Society of American Foresters
  • President’s Award for Outstanding Field Forester, Society of American Foresters
  • UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences – Award of Distinction
  • Distinguished Service Award, Florida Forestry Association
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Florida Forestry Association