Richard Dempsey Elected Florida REALTORS® Association District 10 Vice President


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Richard Dempsey, ALC

LAKELAND, FL November 14, 2011 — Richard Dempsey, ALC, REALTOR®, and sales associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) in Lakeland, FL, has been elected to serve as the 2012 District 10 Vice President of Florida REALTORS®. The election named 13 vice presidents for the 13 districts in the state of Florida. The announcement was made by FR (Florida REALTORS®), headquartered in Orlando, FL and is the Florida state chapter of NAR (the National Association of REALTORS®).

Dempsey has been associated with Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate since 2000 and specializes in large acreage tracts, citrus groves, and development properties. His real estate career began in 1984 as an appraiser for the Polk County Property Appraiser’s Office and thirteen years as a state-certified general appraiser with an agricultural lender appraising a wide variety of properties. His experience includes small residential tracts up to 25,000-acre groves, along with various types of commercial properties all over the state. Having sales and appraisal experience throughout Florida, Dempsey is knowledgeable about the diverse aspects of today’s real estate market.

He has received numerous industry awards for outstanding sales in real estate, including twice in the top 25 worldwide among all associates in the Coldwell Banker Commercial (CBC) affiliate network and top #2 rank in the region for sales performance by FGCAR (Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of REALTORS®), among others.

Dempsey is a Lakeland native and served as the 2010 President of the Lakeland Association of REALTORS® (LAR). He has been a member of the LAR Board of Directors since February 2007. He has also served as LAR Treasurer, Secretary, and is past Chairman of the LAR Commercial Investment Division. In addition, he has served on the corporate Coldwell Banker Commercial technology council.

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.