ATLANTA (Aug, 17, 2023) – Coldwell Banker Commercial is pleased to congratulate Jelani Linder, a broker affiliated with Coldwell Banker Commercial Metro Brokers in Atlanta, for being named “Top Commercial Agent” by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) on its inaugural Top 100 Awards list.


Linder was one of 16 Coldwell Banker agents and managers celebrated for their contributions to the real estate industry at NAREB’s 75th annual convention in Houston. Together, these recognized professionals contributed to a staggering $1.8 billion-plus in transactions in 2022.


Linder specializes in land brokerage and investment sales and has been working to shape the future of urban development in the Metro Atlanta Region. He is licensed in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. With nearly a decade of real estate experience, Linder has been the top producer at Coldwell Banker Commercial Metro Brokers since 2019, following his consistent placement in the top 10% in preceding years. In both 2021 and 2022, Linder ranked among the top 2% nationally for production at Coldwell Banker Commercial. He holds a master's degree in urban planning from the University of Georgia and serves on the planning and zoning committee for the City of Stone Mountain.  Additionally, Linder co-chairs a non-profit organization focused on driving economic development in Stone Mountain Village. He is an esteemed member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) organization, and the Urban Land Institute.


NAREB is dedicated to enhancing the business conditions of it NAREB® Realtist® members by strengthening the consumer capacity of Black, minority, and emerging target market segments that Realtists® serve. Coldwell Banker is the first sponsor to curate courses for NAREB members to bolster the organization’s career development programs.


“It was an honor to attend the 75th annual NAREB conference, where I was able to connect with so many members and learn from their expertise. NAREB is at the forefront of driving diversity and fair housing in real estate. Our many affiliated agents recognized in their Top 100 Awards should be very proud of their achievements as industry champions and outstanding real estate experts. Coldwell Banker is a proud sponsor of this organization and we look forward to expanding our relationship with them,” said Liz Gehringer, president and CEO of Anywhere Franchise Brands, and acting president of affiliate business and COO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.


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