2014 Land REALTOR® of America

Ben Crosby, ALC, CCIM is the 2014 Land REALTOR® of America

as designated by Realtors Land Institute (RLI) headquartered in Chicago, Ill.

Winter Haven, Fla. – Ben Crosby, ALC, CCIM, Broker/Owner of Crosby & Associates, Inc. is the 2014 Land REALTOR® of America. This elite award recognizes those who provide the highest caliber of land brokerage services in the Nation.

More than 2,000 nationwide nominations are received annually, and Accredited Land Consultants (ALC) who held the honor within the past five years then vote to select the next Land REALTOR® of America.

“This peer selected award is the highest honor that I could receive,” said Crosby. “I’m astounded and very proud to be joining such a select group of distinguished land brokers.”

Throughout his career he has led a successful land brokerage firm specializing in agriculture and commercial properties, and he has listed and sold some of the most desired lands in the Southeast.

“I can proudly call Ben Crosby one of my most valued friends and partners in the agricultural real estate industry. For over 25 years, Ben has helped guide and assist me and my associates buy tens of thousands of acres of raw land, develop many of the citrus industries’ leading groves, sell large tracts of ranch property and conduct dynamic multi-parcel auctions throughout the Southeast, Mississippi Delta and Texas,” commended Murray R. Wise, Chairman and CEO of Murray Wise Associates LLC. “I cannot think of a person more deserving of the RLI Realtor of America award.”

The official recognition ceremony will take place at the 2015 National Land Conference in Tucson, AZ on March 23-25, 2015. Receiving this award is a great honor among the RLI and the prestigious ALC professional community. He is also the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Instruction Award.

The REALTORS® Land Institute is the professional membership organization for real estate practitioners who specialize in land transactions. An affiliate organization of the National Association of REALTORS®, the Institute provides a wide range of programs and services that build knowledge, relationships, and business opportunities for the best in the land business. Through its best-in-class LandU curriculum, the REALTORS® Land Institute confers its ALC designation to only those real estate practitioners who achieve the highest levels of education, experience, and professionalism.

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