Crosby & Associates, Inc. Receive Prestigious RLI Awards

Broker Ben Crosby, CCIM, ALC (Right) and Land Specialists Caleb McDow (Left) hold their awards received at the 2017 REALTORS® Land Institute National Land Conference in Charlotte, NC March 30.


PRESS RELEASE: Crosby & Associates, Inc. Receive Prestigious RLI Awards
April 4, 2017 (Winter Haven)


Two commercial real estate professionals with Crosby & Associates, Inc. of Winter Haven, FL took home significant awards at the REALTORS® Land Institute 2017 National Land Conference in Charlotte, NC March 30.


Caleb McDow earned the REALTORS® Land Institute Rising Star Award. This award is a special recognition of a land professional who has demonstrated promise. The Award recognizes a member approaching a mid-level in their career who is on their way to making significant contributions to the land profession and to the Institute. Additional criteria for the award include demonstrated integrity, inspirational behavior, and a commitment to advancing the land profession through innovative work and leadership.


McDow was chosen because he has made a meaningful difference and is on a trajectory for future success in the business of land. In addition to leading webinars and presentations for professional development, he currently serves on the RLI Board of Directors as the Future Leaders Committee Vice Chair and as the President of the Florida Chapter of RLI.


McDow specializes in farmland in Florida and Georgia.  Upon receiving the award, he said, “I’m honored to receive this award. I’m here [at the National Land Conference] among the movers and shakers of the land industry. It’s an incredible feeling to be honored this way by RLI.”


“I am thrilled to have Caleb on our team.” Ben Crosby, CCIM, ALC and owner/broker of Crosby & Associates said, “In three short years, he has gained enough experience to be one of the top land producers in Florida. As evidence, by recently also achieving number three National Land Producer Pinnacle Award from the Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of REALTORS®.”


The Excellence in Instruction Award was once again received by Mr. Crosby which shows his exceptional teaching skills, contributions to LandU professional development and volunteerism for REALTORS® Land Institute education. Mr. Crosby has won this distinguished award in 2010 and 2014. Recipients of this award are chosen by the Education Committee.


Mr. Crosby is among the most dedicated land professionals from around the globe, joining an elite group of 470 land specialists who hold the ALC designation. In addition to subscribing to the REALTORS® Code of Ethics, ALCs support the high standards of conduct and experience that directly relate to their specialty. As an ALC, Crosby has access to the best industry knowledge, network of fellow land professionals, and resources to help best serve his/her clients’ best interests.


Crosby & Associates Inc., based in Winter Haven, Florida, provides a full range of land and commercial real estate services throughout the United States, with an emphasis on Florida and the Southeast.


The REALTORS® Land Institute confers the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation only to its members who meet the rigorous knowledge and experience requirements. The ALC designation is recognized throughout the industry as the pinnacle of achievement for land real estate professionals.

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