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LAKELAND, FL April 18, 2012 – W.C. “Boo” Graves, IV, recently joined Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, a land real estate brokerage firm specializing in large land transactions throughout the state of Florida. Graves covers the east Florida coast, is a native Floridian, and a third-generation Indian River County citrus grower.
He has been a Florida real estate broker since 1982, specializing in agricultural land and farmland real estate. He formally worked in his family-owned citrus business of groves, a packinghouse, and a retail fruit stand for many years. His background includes ownership of a company specializing in agricultural and farm properties and co-ownership of an international citrus brokerage firm.
His involvement with the citrus industry has included positions on the Board of the Indian River Citrus League, the Indian River County Agricultural Advisory Committee, and the Board of Supervisors of the Indian River Farms Water Control District. He was also on the board of the Indian River National Bank for 20 years.
Graves obtained a bachelor of science degree in Citrus Business from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. He is a member of the Lakeland Association of Realtors® and the Realtors® Association of Indian River County.
He works with a mission in Tanzania, Africa, which focuses on drilling freshwater wells for the local inhabitants. He is also currently involved with local homeless missions. In addition to his work with missions, he has been a deacon and Sunday school teacher at the First Baptist Church in Vero Beach. He lives in Vero Beach, Florida with his wife Eva. They have two grown children. His hobbies include golf, tennis, and quail and pheasant hunting.
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. 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.