Congratulations go to Richard Dempsey, ALC, REALTOR®, and sales associate at SVN | Saunders Real Estate. Richard has been elected to serve as the 2012 District 10 Vice President of Florida REALTORS®, the Florida chapter of the National Association of Realtors®. Headquartered in Orlando, FL, 13 vice presidents were named for the 13 districts in the state of Florida.
Richard has been associated with SVN | Saunders Real Estate for over eleven years and specializes in large acreage tracts, citrus groves, and development properties. Previously an appraiser for the Polk County Property Appraiser’s Office and then thirteen years as a state certified general appraiser with an agricultural lender appraising a wide variety of properties, Richard has strong experience in small residential tracts up to 25,000-acre groves and various types of commercial properties all over the state.
Earning numerous industry awards for outstanding sales in real estate, he has twice placed in the top 25 worldwide among all associates in the SVN affiliate network. He has also taken the top #2 rank in the region for sales performance by FGCAR (Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of REALTORS®), among many other awards.
Richard is very active in the real estate industry and has 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 SVN technology council.