March 19, 2019 (Chicago, Ill.) – Over 340 land professionals gathered in Albuquerque, NM, to attend the 2019 National Land Conference hosted by the Realtors® Land Institute (RLI) where six RLI members received awards through the esteemed Realtors® Land Institute Leadership Awards Program. All award recipients are nominated and selected by their peers for their efforts.
Bob Turner, ALC, with Southern Properties in Cordova, Tenn., received the 2018 Robert C. Meeks Distinguished Service Award. In honor of dedicated, long-time Accredited Land Consultant Robert C. Meeks, the Distinguished Service Award is presented to an ALC in recognition of their long-term commitment and service to fellow members, the land profession, and the community.
Bill Burruss, ALC, with William H. Burruss III, Inc. in Lynchburg, Va., received the 2018 Land Realtor® of America Award. The Land Realtor® of America Award recognizes RLI members for their effort and work expended in the interest of their fellow members, their profession, and their community.
Luke Worrell, ALC, with Worrell Land Services in Jacksonville, Ill., received the 2018 Rising Star Award. The Rising Star 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 RLI.
Jim Miller, Esq., received the 2018 Excellence in Instruction Award. The Excellence in Instruction Award recognizes RLI’s Land University (LANDU) Instructors for their exceptional teaching skills, contributions to the professional development of our students, and volunteerism for the LANDU Education Program.
RLI also awarded the RLI Texas Chapter with the 2018 Chapter of the Year Award and Traci Schermerhorn with the RLI Iowa Chapter as the 2018 Chapter Administrator of the Year.
“The RLI Leadership Awards recognize the land professionals most dedicated to serving our organization and serving our industry. They are truly the best of the best in the business as proven by their service and contributions and we could not be more proud to have them as a part of RLI,” said Jeramy Stephens, ALC, 2018-19 Realtors® Land Institute National President.
About the REALTORS® Land Institute
The Realtors® Land Institute, “The Voice of Land,” continually strives to maintain its status as the acknowledged leader for all matters pertaining to the land real estate profession. RLI endeavors to remain the essential membership organization for the extraordinary real estate professionals who broker, lease, sell, develop, and manage our most precious resource: the land. The Realtors® Land Institute provides the expertise, camaraderie, and valuable resources that are the foundation for all land real estate professionals to become the best in the business. For more information, visit rliland.com or call 800.441.5263.