Florida’s SVN | Saunders Real Estate Named Nationally as one of America’s Best Brokerages by The Land Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – LAKELAND, FL (April 15, 2013) –  The editors of The Land Report (www.thelandreport.com), “The Magazine of the American Landowner,” presented their third annual survey of the country’s leading real estate firms specializing in land.

For 2012, and every year since the inception of the recognition, CBC Saunders Real Estate, located in Lakeland, Florida, has been included in the national “America’s Best Brokerages” list.

With $100 MM in sales for 2012, the year for the firm was highlighted by the sale of two Sunshine State conservation easements that totaled nearly $40 million combined. The sales volume for last year pushed the company over the $1 billion milestone in total sales since the company’s beginning in 1996.

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, founder of the firm, is a recognized expert in Florida land and conservation easements. He is a former Florida state legislator who helped to create important property rights and conservation legislation.

In addition, sales associate Jeff Cusson, CCIM, who has managed and sold agricultural properties along Florida’s Treasure Coast for over 25 years, was personally responsible for closing nearly $12.5 million in 2012. Cusson was highlighted in the “America’s Best Brokerages” write-up for CBCSRE.

Contributing to the firm’s “America’s Best Brokerages” status each year are 16 land professionals, many with specialty credentials. The firm’s real estate sales associates are experts in Florida land and cover the state of Florida.


About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land, transacting over $1 in sales from 1996 through 2011. The Saunders team of land real estate professionals offers advisory and transactional services through its home office in Lakeland, FL and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide.

CBC Saunders Real Estate offers a broad range of services to meet the real estate needs of landowners. Through long-held relationships with key government and industry decision makers the firm provides consulting on government issues both locally and on state and national levels. For more information, please visit www.saundersrealestate.com.