Crosby & Associates, Inc. Expanding into Residential Real Estate

From left, April Ann Spaulding, Ben Crosby, Christy Hemenway, Rick Hemenway, Leigh-Anne Hemenway Pou and Chip Inman, MD.


Crosby & Associates, Inc., known for their extensive expertise in commercial real estate and land development, is broadening their range of services into the residential real estate market. The new expansion will involve a team dedicated to the needs of home buyers and sellers.

Broker Associate Rick Hemenway is the head of the new division. The team will also include REALTORS® April Spaulding, Tom Lindsey, and Chip Inman, MD, plus the Hemenway Group, which consists of Rick, his wife Christy, and their daughter Leigh-Anne Hemenway Pou.

Rick Hemenway is a Winter Haven native. He has been a realtor since 1996. Before that he was a Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending division head for SunTrust Bank Mid-Florida. Rick is also from a three-generation citrus industry family and helped develop the Fresh Juice Operation, Blue Lake Citrus, for W.G. Roe and Sons in 1995. With his deep ties to the Central Florida market, he is an excellent choice for the leader of the real estate division.

The Crosby & Associates residential team will walk the buyer or seller through every aspect of the transaction to ensure satisfaction. A website is available at, where potential buyers can browse through available properties. A full list of services will be offered to clients, including home evaluations, photographs and virtual tours of homes, mortgage calculations, first-time buyer services, and more. The goal is to provide the utmost in customer service to buyers and sellers.

With 35 years of experience in the agricultural and commercial real estate market in the Southeast United States, Crosby & Associates’ growth into residential real estate is a natural extension of their established services. “With our long-term commitment to Central Florida, we feel we can bring great value to the residential community,” said company owner and Broker Ben Crosby.

Crosby & Associates is also hiring qualified real estate agents to join the team. Interested applicants can contact the office directly at 863-293-5600 for more information.


Crosby & Associates, Inc. is headquartered at 141 5th Street NW, Winter Haven, Florida, 33881. The company’s reach spreads throughout the country, with an emphasis on Florida and the Southeast, providing professional real estate and consulting services to owners and prospective owners since 1982.

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