REALTOR® Alex Ruggieri of Sperry Van Ness-Ramshaw Real Estate in Champaign has been appointed president-elect for the National Counselor of Exchangors (NCE) and will serve as the organization’s president in 2017.
NCE is a national marketing group consisting of investment brokers who have proven their skills at solving clients’ problems. Creative real estate is the practice of real estate that requires a broad knowledge of federal and state tax laws, financing and exchange techniques, investment strategies and counseling experience. It is a type of practice that permits the solving of real estate related problems for which conventional real estate practice would have no solution or the solution would offer fewer benefits.
A partner for SVN-Ramshaw, Ruggieri helped build the Champaign County real estate investment and management firm. He is active in real estate sales and manages all brokerage activities for the company. He has helped develop several multimillion-dollar real estate developments, including the Briar Cliff IV subdivision in Mahomet and Turnberry Ridge and a 126-acre planned urban development in Champaign.
Ruggieri is a member of the Champaign County Association of REALTORS®, Illinois REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. He’s been a licensed broker for about 40 years. He’s a graduate of the University of Illinois and has a master’s degree in business administration. He’s a lifelong resident of the Champaign-Urbana area.