CFCAR Names Dean Saunders 2019 Top Producer of the Year for Land Category

Hallmark Awards Given to Top Producers in Commercial Real Estate Across Central Florida

LAKELAND, FL, April 6, 2020 – Dean Saunders, founder and broker of Saunders Real Estate, recently received the Hallmark Award for 2019 Top Producer in the Land category by Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors® (CFCAR).

CFCAR is the Commercial REALTORS® overlay association for all of Central Florida covering 10 counties in Central Florida: Alachua, Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia. Annual awards are given to top producers overall and in subcategories like retail, office, land; investment, industrial, and business brokerage.

“We are blessed to work in one of the fastest-growing markets in the nation,” Saunders said. “I appreciate the work that CFCAR does to support the commercial real estate industry in the region.”


Dean comes from an eighth-generation Florida agricultural family and is a recognized Florida land and conservation easement authority. He is the Founder, Managing Partner & Senior Advisor of SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate, an industry-leading firm recognized by The Land Report magazine as one of “America’s Best Brokerages” with over $2.9 billion in transactions since 1996. In 2018, he received the APEX Top National Producer Award as the highest-producing land broker in the nation and in 2019, Dean was named as one of Florida Trend’s “Florida 500”. He is the national Vice President of REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI). Learn more about Saunders’ experience and industry leadership at

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