Who We Are

The REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) is a membership organization created for land experts and by land experts. Our organization is dedicated to building knowledge, building relationships, and building business for our members–the extraordinary real estate professionals–who broker, lease, sell, develop, and manage our most precious resource: the land.

What We Do

The REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) provides the education, tools, advice and networking opportunities that are the foundation for all land professionals to become the best in the business—to become an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC). The Institute continually strives to maintain its status as the association for a global network of land professionals through providing members with the tools and benefits they need to build their business and excel in the industry.

Our Membership

Members of the Institute specialize in land brokerage related to all types of land, including specialty properties, including: farms, ranches, recreational, timberland, vineyards, orchards, undeveloped tracts of land, transitional and development land, subdivision and lot wholesaling, site selection and assemblage of land parcels, appraisals and land valuation, auctions, and farm and land management. In addition, membership is also open to all land professionals practicing in the industry as well as industry partners.

Meet the Executive Committee

We are a team of dedicated land professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow and steer the Institute towards a successful future.

Bob Turner, ALC

Bob Turner, ALC

2016 Institute National President

Turner is a proud REALTOR® and a Land Broker with over 37 years’ experience. Turner has been an active member of RLI since 1996 and earned his ALC designation in 2006. Among his many contributions to the Institute, he has served on the RLI Board of Directors, as the RLI Representative to the NAR Executive Committee, Tennessee Chapter President, and as the Chair of the 2012 National Land Conference. He personally operates farms, mobile home parks, Residential and Commercial developments, and brokers land in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Turner is dedicated to making the Institute the best it can be in 2016 and beyond.

Brandon Rogillio, ALC

Brandon Rogillio, ALC

2016 Institute President-Elect

Brandon is the Owner/Broker of Rogillio Real Estate in Baton Rouge, LA, and began practicing real estate as a profession while studying economics at Southeastern Louisiana University. In the spring of 2009, he earned the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation making him the only REALTOR® in Louisiana to hold both the CCIM and ALC Advanced designations. He held several Institute leadership roles serving as the Representative to the National Association of REALTORS® Commercial Committee, an active member of the Government Affairs Committee, and the Co-Chair of the 2011 National Land Conference.

Jimmy Settle, ALC

Jimmy Settle, ALC

2016 Institute Vice President

Jimmy has been a licensed REALTOR® in Tennessee and Kentucky as well as a member of the Clarksville Association of REALTORS® (CAR) since 1993. Settle joined RLI in 2000 before receiving his ALC designation from the Institute in 2004. He has been an active within the Institute serving as President of the Tennessee RLI Chapter, Chairman of the Education Committee, and Chairman of the ALC Designation Committee. He has also served on various CAR Committees before becoming President of the Association in 2007. During this time he also served as the Tennessee Association of REALTORS® Director. Jimmy is excited to help drive GROWTH for the Institute as a 2016 Executive Officer.

Terri Jensen, ALC

Terri Jensen, ALC

2016 Institute Immediate Past President

Terri is an experienced land professional – broker, appraiser, and auctioneer. Jensen is active within the Institute, earning her ALC in 2005 and leading the Institute initiative to block reform of the 1031 Like-Kind Exchange tax code during her 2015 presidency. Her real-life experiences have provided expertise in many areas, including: administration as senior operations real estate/appraisal executive; competitive analysis; customer service; decision making; leadership; legislative involvement; and policy formulation. Terri is looking forward to further serving members as a part of the Executive Committee.

Meet the 2016 Board of Directors

The Institute Board of Directors is excited to help guide the direction of the Institute by serving as committee leaders.

Flo Sayre, ALC

Flo Sayre, ALC

ALC Designation Committee Chair
Norma Carleton

Norma Carleton

Education Committee Chair
Cathy Cole, ALC

Cathy Cole, ALC

Government Affairs Committee Chair
Kyle Hansen, ALC

Kyle Hansen, ALC

Future Leaders Committee Chair
Danny Smith, ALC

Danny Smith, ALC

ALC Designation Committee Vice Chair
Jeramy Stephens, ALC

Jeramy Stephens, ALC

Education Committee Vice Chair
Minor Taylor, ALC

Minor Taylor, ALC

Government Affairs Committee Vice Chair
Aaron Graham, ALC

Aaron Graham, ALC

Future Leaders Committee Vice Chair
Russell Riggs

Russell Riggs

Institute Legislative Staff Liaison; Ex-Officio Officer
Dan Hatfield, ALC

Dan Hatfield, ALC

NAR Executive Committee Representative
George Clift, ALC

George Clift, ALC

Institute Treasurer