Ronald R. McCord, Certified Hotel Broker (CHB) and Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) with Milmark Hotel/Motel Investments, LLC, West Bend, WI, and member of the Commercial Association of Realtors of Wisconsin (CARW), 250 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, has been awarded the unique honor of REALTOR EMERITUS status by the National Association of Realtors at the group’s 2018 Legislative Meetings and Trade Show.
Milmark Hotel Motel/Investments, LLC was founded as Milmark Realty in 1954. McCord joined the firm in 1971 and became the firm’s Broker in 1976. The firm specializes in the sale of lodging properties. The family run company has been in operation for 64 years. It is now in its third generation with its new President, Jennifer Church, who took the helm in 2015.
The REALTOR EMERITUS award is presented for over 40 years as an active Realtor reflecting myriads of activities and efforts on behalf of the association, including leadership roles, as well as participation in educational and social events. McCord served on the Public Relations Committee of the Milwaukee Board of Realtors for many years and was its chairman for ten years.
The award also recognizes related organization participation and community service activities. McCord served as President of Hotel Brokers International (HBI) and was only the second person to serve two terms in that capacity in the organization’s history up to that time. Earlier in his career he served as President of Nationwide Hotel Brokers. McCord was also President of the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association, as well as Wisconsin’s representative on the Board of Directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association for about ten years.
McCord was a long-time resident of Elm Grove and Brookfield, WI. He was owner of Sleepy Hollow Motel, Elm Grove, WI for 28 years, as well as five other lodging properties throughout Wisconsin and Texas. McCord currently resides in Menomonee Falls, WI.
Milmark Hotel/Motel Investments, LLC is a proud member of Hotel Brokers International (HBI). HBI members lead the industry in hotel real estate sales. HBI hotel brokerage specialists have successfully negotiated more than 10,000 hotel real estate transactions and consistently account for the largest share of all select-service and economy hotel sales in the United States.
Ronald R. McCord, CHB, CHA
Milmark Hotel/Motel Investments, LLC
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