Michael Strahan Earns His ALC

Michael Strahan Earns His ALC

J. Michael Strahan, MAB has been awarded the prestigious Accredit Land Consultant (ALC) designation. The Realtors Land Institute (RLI), the land affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, recently announced this.


Designees are only selected after they have completed a series of advanced land education courses, including land investment analysis and land tax deferred exchanges. He was also required to write a detailed narrative on 5 transactions to further demonstrate his skills in soliciting, listing, marketing, contracting and closing.


Michael is an agricultural land specialist member of Eshenbaugh Land Company. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management and a Master of Science degree in Agribusiness.


Michael is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in Florida, 4th generation Floridian and resident of Tampa. He is a member of Florida Citrus Mutual, Florida Cattlemen’s Association, Society of Real Estate Professionals, and Real Estate Investment Council.


J. Michael Strahan, ALC, MAB, may be reached at Michael@TheDirtDog.com or 813-287-8787 Ext. 5.


Eshenbaugh Sweeps FGCAR Regional Land Category

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Eshenbaugh Land Company Sweeps the 2017 Regional Land category for the Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors. The Award ceremony was held on March 28, 2018 at the Florida Aquarium. Bill Eshenbaugh placed 1st by land sales, Ryan Sampson placed 2nd and Chris Bowers placed 3rd. In additional Ryan Sampson won the Land Deal of the Year Award and Eshenbaugh Land Company was named Best Brokerage Firm of the year for 2017. 

Eshenbaugh Team Wins National Awards based on Sales Volume from the Realtors Land Institute

Ryan Sampson, ALC Receives Three REALTORS® Land Institute APEX Awards



March 16, 2018 (Tampa) – Ryan Sampson, ALC with Eshenbaugh Land from Tampa, FL, has received the Broker of the Year in Commercial Land Sales Award. Additionally, Ryan Sampson and Bill Eshenbaugh both were named as APEX 2017 Top Twenty Producer’s as well as a part of the APEX Producers Club by the Realtors® Land Institute. Ryan and Bill received these awards during the APEX Awards Program Ceremony at RLI’s National Land Conference hosted this year in Nashville, TN, on March 13.


“To be named as the top commercial land broker in the national based on sales volume for 2017, is a true honor and a tremendous accomplishment. This demonstrates that hard work and a positive attitude coupled with a great mentor equals success. The bar is set high and I look forward to continuing to do deals with my peers and hope to be back on this stage next year.” said Sampson upon receiving the award.


The APEX Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report, celebrated its inaugural year with fifty applicants totaling a combined $1B+ in qualifying transaction volume. The awards program is designed to recognize the excellence and performance of the best in the business with these prestigious land real estate production-based awards. Every year, the REALTORS® Land Institute recognizes the year’s ‘Top Producer Award’ for the agent with the highest production level; ‘Broker of the Year Award’ for the agents with the highest production in each of the seven distinct land categories; ‘Wrangler’ award for the agent with the most transactions; the ‘APEX Top 20’recognizing the top twenty agents, and the “APEX Producers Club” recognizing all applicants who met the minimum qualifying volume of $4M.


“We are proud of Ryan Sampson and all of our members that were recognized for their accomplishments in 2017. They truly are the crème of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals,” said RLI’s CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE, about the new program.


To learn more about The APEX Awards Program or the opportunities available through the Realtors® Land Institute, please visit rliland.com


Eshenbaugh Land Company is a Tampa, FL based boutique land brokerage organization with 25 years experience and a history of over $1 billion in closed transactions. Their range of expertise is from raw land, to agricultural land, recreational land and development land for residential, retail, office, industrial, and specialty uses.