John Holzaepfel and Eric Hoyer Named Forestry Fellows


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Eric Hoyer

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John Holzaepfel

LAKELAND, FL October 8, 2015 – John Holzaepfel and Eric Hoyer – both with Saunders Real Estate Forestry Group (CBCSRE) and Natural Resource Planning Services, Inc. (NRPS) – have been named Fellows of the Society of American Foresters. Becoming a Fellow is one of the highest honors for members of the society. Holzaepfel and Hoyer, who serve in the SVNSRE office in High Springs, FL, and NRPS office in San Antonio, FL, will be recognized at the society’s national convention in Louisiana in November.

Holzaepfel is a principal of NRPS. He is a Certified Forester and a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture, and a licensed Florida real estate broker. He is chair-elect of the Southeastern Society of American Foresters. He also serves as chair of the Florida Association of Consulting Foresters. He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation and chairs the school’s Forest Resources and Conservation Program Advisory Committee.

Hoyer is NRPS’s senior forester and division co-manager. He is a Certified Forester, Certified Arborist, Registered Consulting Arborist, and Florida real estate sales associate. He was the Florida president of the International Society of Arboriculture and a long-time member of the society’s board of directors. He received a BS in Forestry from the University of Maine in 1976 and an MBA from the University of South Florida in 1986.

About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land and conservation easements, transacting over $1.69 billion in sales from 1996 through early 2015. Offering land, forestry, and conservation easement real estate services through CBC Saunders Real Estate and the CBC Saunders Real Estate |Forestry Group, the Saunders team of land professionals and foresters offers advisory and transactional services through the home office in Lakeland, FL, the North Florida office in High Springs, FL, and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide. We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRE and our commercial real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty.