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About Ronald SearsRonald is a licensed real estate agent holding licenses in Florida and Illinois.
He is currently with Icon Premium Realty LLC and lives and works in Lakewood Ranch, FL servicing Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Bradenton and the surrounding communities.
His expertise is both in residential sales and leasing, and short sales and foreclosures. He also has done commercial sales and leasing. Additionally he is also experienced in international real estate, and has worked with in-bound international clients seeking investment and residential properties in the United States. He holds the CIPS designation (Certified International Property Specialist) and the SFR designation (Short Sales and Foreclosure) and the SRES designation (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) from the National Association of REALTORS®
Prior to moving to Florida he worked for Century 21 S.G.R., Inc. in Illinois, home for his Illinois license. Before joining Century 21 he worked for the CCIM Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® devoted to commercial investment brokerage as their director of international programs/operations; he later was on the staff of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® as manager of business specialties for the commercial and international areas.
Ronald has a B.A. degree in education from State University of New York at Oswego and a M.A. degree in educational administration from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He and his wife, Mary, live in Lakewood Ranch. They have a married daughter, Michelle, son-in-law Jeff, and a grandson Ryan.
Ronald is a member of the following real estate organizations: National Association of REALTORS®- Florida Association of REALTORS®- Real Estate Association of Sarasota/Manatee (RASM)-Illinois REALTORS® - MainStreet Organization of REALTORS® (Chicago suburbs)
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