Gary Ralston Named 2018 Commercial Realtor of the Year by Lakeland Realtors

Broker Honored for Educating REALTORS® About Local Economy

Gary Ralston Named 2018 Commercial Realtor of the Year by Lakeland Realtors


LAKELAND, FL, December 12, 2018 — The William Loftin Commercial Realtor of the Year award for 2018 was presented to Gary Ralston, by Lakeland REALTORS® last week.

Ralston, broker and managing partner of SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, was recognized for spearheading the organization’s commercial real estate division.

“Gary really brought a focus on equipping our realtors with understanding of our market,” said Kyle Vreeland, Past-President of the Lakeland REALTORS®. “His educational programs on economic data and trends help our agents to be more effective because they can understand and apply that information to what we do every day. ”

Ralston has been involved in the organization for many years, and served as President of the group in the 1987. He is the second-most designated REALTOR® in the nation and a sought-after educator in the field of commercial real estate.

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