LAKELAND, FL February 27, 2017 – Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, CPM, CRE, CLS, CDP, CRX, FRICS, Owner/Commercial Real Estate Broker of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty (CBCSRD) has been recognized as a member of the prestigious SIOR Legacy Circle, which includes SIOR designees who have held the designation for thirty or more years, met stringent education requirements; and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct, and personal integrity.
The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,100 commercial real estate
professionals, 2,900 of whom have earned the coveted SIOR designation.
The SIOR designation is a professional achievement for highly qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional history in brokerage, fee-based services, or executive management.
Gary Ralston was designated as a member of SIOR in December 1986 and has over 30 years of experience in office and industrial real estate. One of Ralston’s most notable transactions was a $229 million project during his tenure as the President of Commercial Net Lease Realty. This was the acquisition of 601 & 701 S 12th ST, Arlington (Pentagon City), VA [540,000 SF] from the MCI/WorldCom bankruptcy and subsequent lease to USA/Transportation Security Administration.
Ralston is recognized as the second most accredited commercial real estate professional in the Nation. Ralston states, “I am a committed lifetime continuous learner and am pleased to have achieved the highest professional designations from SIOR as well as, CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), CRE (Counselor of Real Estate), ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) and RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors).”
Individuals who hold the SIOR designation are top producers in the commercial real estate field and are represented in more than 630 cities in 34 countries around the world. SIOR enforces a strict code of ethics and required designees to complete its ethics course within their first three years of membership.
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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.