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About me

Professional Experience

Ben has been active in real estate on the Monterey Peninsula since 1976. He served as the Carmel Board President in 1987, 1988, and since 1991 has been a Director of the California Association of Realtors.  In 1998, Ben was President of the Monterey County Association of Realtors.   He owned his own real estate company, Ben Heinrich Real Estate, for 20 years before joining Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty in 2002.  Over his many years in real estate, Ben has developed great knowledge and experience with all types real estate transactions and investments.  

Professional Highlights

International President's Premier -- 2007
Top 1% Northern California Region - 2006--2007
Awarded to National Top 1% at Coldwell Banker, 2006--2007 
TOP 100 Agents, Awarded to San Franciso Region agents, Coldwell Banker , 2006--2007
Chairman, California Association of Realtors, Housing Affordabilty Fund, 2004  
Board of Directors, National Association of Realtors, 2003--2005  
Board of Directors, California Association of Realtors, 1991--2005        
Northern California Top Producer Networking Group, 2003--2007
President, Northern Cal. Certified Residential Specialists Association, 2000--2001    
Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Service & Leadership--
   Monterey County Association of Realtors, 2000

Professional Designations

Certified Negotiation Specialist
Certified Home Marketing Specialist                             
Certified Residential Specialist
Certified E-Marketing Specialist
Certified Residential Broker
International Property Previews Specialist          


2001   President, Boys & Girls Club of Monterey County    

1998-2002  Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County  


Ben lives in Carmel Valley with his wife Carole.  Outside of his busy professional life, Ben is an avid golfer, and enjoys growing roses, reading, flying, white-water rapids and fly fishing.  



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