Las Vegas, NVOctober 12, 2017— Ryan Bennett and Ryan Barr of Lee & Associates received the Circle of Excellence Award for Investments at the Lee & Associates annual Broker Summit on October 12 at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas. The award, which was presented by Lee’s CEO, Jeffrey Rinkov, recognized the duo as a Top Investment Team in the firm based on 2016 production.


“Ryan Bennett and Ryan Barr continue to enhance their already outstanding investment brokerage platform. Their capital markets expertise and superior ability to service their clients are counted among the many reasons they earned this award,” said Lee & Associates CEO Jeffrey Rinkov. “Their hard work, market penetration and client service exemplifies what our organization is about.”


“It was an honor to be recognized in front of such an elite class of brokers, managers, and staff from across the country, the U.K, and Canada,”  said Barr.  “Due to our national platform, we have been fortunate enough to work with a large number of Lee & Associates offices across the country.”


We have always found an extremely high-level of professionalism and an unprecedented willingness to collaborate, which is what makes this company special,” said Bennett.


Barr & Bennett Net Leased Investment Group, of Lee & Associates-North San Diego County, specializes in the acquisition and disposition of net leased assets nationwide, having closed transactions totaling nearly $1 billion in value. Barr & Bennett have been proactive in utilizing the Lee & Associate network nationwide, and have formed successful partnerships with other Lee agents in many offices across the country. Through these partnerships, the team has continued to expand its inventory while continuing to provide outstanding service to their clients and associates throughout the Lee & Associates brand.




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