Gary M. Ralston, Elected to CCIM Institutes 2017 Board of Directors

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Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR

November 11, 2016 – CCIM Institute, one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world, elected new members to serve on its 2017 Board of Directors during the organization’s annual conference in Atlanta, Oct. 24–28.

Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, was elected to serve as a member of the CCIM Board of Directors, which serves as the governing body for the Institute and convenes at the organization’s spring and fall Annual Governance meetings.

Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, CPM, CRE, CDP, CLS, CDP, FRICS, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty (CBCSRD), is a recognized subject matter expert on retail and commercial properties.

Gary holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Specialist in Real Estate Securities (SRS), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS), Certified Development, Design and Construction Professional (CDP), Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) professional designations. He is also a Florida licensed real estate broker and certified building contractor.

Gary holds a Masters in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver. He is an adjunct faculty member at Florida Southern College and the University of Florida. Gary is a Hoyt Fellow (, and a member of the Regional Economic Information Network of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  He is recognized as the second most accredited commercial real estate professional in the Nation.

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About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty              

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty (CBCSRD) is located in Lakeland, Florida and is Florida’s I-4 corridor’s premier commercial real estate firm. We offer unique positioning of properties utilizing our intimate knowledge of local markets, a recognized national brand, and a global reach through our Coldwell Banker Commercial offices worldwide. Founded by three highly-recognized CCIM-designated Florida brokers, the company brings together experts on all aspects of real estate. We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRD and our land brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate.