With too many outstanding 2017 achievements by Illinois REALTORS® to fit into one article, today’s recap of Dan Wagner and Alex Ruggieri receiving NAR National Commercial Awards is the latest about individuals who made a difference in 2017.

They received National Commercial Awards in 2017 during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in November.

Wagner is the president-elect for Illinois REALTORS® and vice president of government relations for the Oak Brook-based Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance organizations.

Wagner has chaired several state committees and working groups and serves on the Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors. He is a Golden “R” Major Investor in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) and a member of NAR’s President’s Circle.

Ruggieri, CCIM, CIPS, CRE, GRI, is the senior investment advisor for SVN-Ramshaw Real Estate in Champaign. He is the chair of NAR’s Commercial Leadership Forum. On the state level, Ruggieri has served as chair and vice chair for the Global Working Group.

Previous stories about REALTORS® who made a difference in 2017 include: