Florida Realtors® recognized a dedicated CCIM, ALC, and member of CFCAR as recipient of their annual Commercial Realtor Achievement Award on Thursday, August 22nd during the state association’s annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando.
The Commercial Realtor Achievement Award honors a Realtor’s lifetime of contributions to commercial activities at the local, state, national and community levels. Benjamin Crosby, CCIM, a member of the East Polk County Association of Realtors, received the 2019 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award.
He also is a member of the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors and the Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Association of Realtors, as well as the Greater Lake and Sumter Counties, Osceola County and Tallahassee associations.
With 37 years in the real estate industry, Crosby has served his local association in numerous ways, from teaching courses to chairing its Commercial, RPAC and Professional Standards committees, and serving as a former president of the organization.
On the state level, he teaches for the Land Institute and developed several courses for continuing education (CE) credit used by various local associations. In 2010, he received the Realtors Land Institute’s Florida Land Realtor of the Year Award as well as its Excellence in Instruction Award. He served as president of the Florida CCIM (Certified Commercial Institute Member) Chapter in 2012 and has been a trustee for Florida Realtors Political Action Committee. He has been a respected member and teacher of the REALTORS® Land Institute since 2004 having earned the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation.
A long-time and passionate supporter of RPAC (the Realtors Political Action Committee) on the local, state and national levels, Crosby’s name appears on the National Association of Realtors’ D.C. “RPAC Hall of Fame.”