Members of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors approved a new board at the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 15 at Quail Hollow Club.
The board begins its tenure Jan. 1.
Elected were President Keith Bell, senior vice president at Cushman & Wakefield; President Elect Eric Ridlehoover, managing director and principal at CNL Commercial Real Estate; Secretary Joe Franco, senior vice president at Cushman & Wakefield; and Treasurer Meredith Ball, vice president at CNL Commercial Real Estate.
In addition, the CRCBR recognized individuals in the local real estate community for their contributions to the organization and the Charlotte community.
Bell received the President’s Award for his contributions to the organization.
Steven Ott, dean of the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte, was honored with the Cornerstone Award. The award honors a nonmember individual, institution or firm that has significantly improved the regional economy and its image for the commercial real estate industry.
Garth Dunklin, attorney and founding member of Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith, received the Realtor of the Year Award for his civic activity and business accomplishments.
Joe Meyer, an architect and interior designer at ai Design, was named Corporate Associate of the Year. That award recognizes the CRCBR member who devotes the most time, energy and resources to the organization.
The CRCBR is an 18-county regional trade association whose membership includes commercial brokerage firms and property owners.