Coldwell Banker Commercial Awards Brokerage for Exemplary Sales Performance


LAKELAND, FL April 8, 2014 – Coldwell Banker Commercial (CBC) has released the names of honorees and offices receiving sales and affiliate office awards for 2013. The office of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) received two awards for overall sales performance:

  1. Commercial Elite Award – CBC’s highest honor for top sales performance and customer service that is awarded to the top 15 offices in the entire affiliate network of over 200 offices nationwide.
  2. #1 Office in Florida – for top sales performance out of 73 affiliate offices in the State of Florida.

Three real estate land professionals, representing CBCSRE were recognized by CBC with Circle of Distinction sales awards, based upon sales performance for meeting specific sales criteria in closed adjusted gross commission Income from franchisable commercial services in 2013.

These awards position Dean Saunders, ALC; Clay Taylor, ALC; and Richard Dempsey, ALC into the Top 2% of approximately 3,000 sales associates in the CBC affiliate network for 2013 and grants them an all-expense-paid trip to Charleston, South Carolina on June 9 through 12, 2004. 

Circle of Distinction – GOLD

Photo of Dean Saunders, ALC CCIM

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, specializes in large tracts of land and Florida conservation easements. Saunders has been the #1 Sales Professional affiliate-wide multiple times and in the top 2% eight years running, ever since affiliating in 2006.




Circle of Distinction – SILVER

Photo of Clay Taylor

Clay Taylor, ALC

Clay Taylor, ALC, specializes in development land (finished lots, subdivisions, and entitled acreage), agricultural land, hunting/recreational tracts, and ranches. Taylor has earned the “Circle of Distinction” recognition three times and has been recognized multiple times by the Realtors® Land Institute and the National Association of Realtors®.



Photo of Richard Dempsey

Richard Dempsey, ALC

Richard Dempsey, ALC, specializes in all types of agricultural land, citrus groves, large acreage tracts, ranches, hunting/recreational tracts, and commercial/development land. Dempsey has earned six “Circle of Distinction” awards and has been in the top 2% five times. He has been inducted into the Florida Realtors® Honor Society.




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 billion in sales from 1996 through 2013. 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.