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Carol Tanner Recognized By CCIM Industry Peers

Carol Tanner, CCIM, a Central Florida commercial real estate broker, recently received the prestigious Hank Thompson Award from the Florida CCIM Chapter.

The highly sought achievement recognizes Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM) with an influential impact on its Chapter development, member services, and contributions to new member advancement for ten years or more.

Tanner has dedicated her 17-years as an agent and broker toward advancing Central Florida’s office, medical, industrial and property management sectors — as well making significant improvements toward the value of membership in the Florida CCIM Chapter.

“Carol is most deserving of the prestigious Hank Thompson Award, the highest honor accorded to Florida Chapter Designees,” shared 2022 Florida Chapter President Stephen Rigl, CCIM. Rigl added that “this award is given each year to recognize long time CCIM Designees who have perennially given their hearts and souls to the Florida CCIM Chapter, and we are very pleased this year that we could bestow this honor upon Carol for all her hard work and dedication as a volunteer on behalf 0f our Florida CCIM Chapter.”

In addition to serving as Chair of Communications and VP of Administration for the chapter, Tanner has also served on the leadership board of the FLCCIM Central District and the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors (CFCAR), where she also served as 2019 President.

“I am so very honored and to be recognized this way,” said Tanner. “I hold the recipients of this award in great respect and am surprised and humbled to be listed among them.”

The award is not given every year, which Tanner shared made it even more of an honor to be a recipient.


The Hank Thompson Award originated in 1990 in honor of Henry E. Thompson, President of the Florida CCIM Chapter.


Carol Tanner is president of Convergent Commercial, based in Orlando.   Tanner’s extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry includes business development and marketing roles, with the last 17 years as a real estate agent and broker.

Convergent Commercial combines the strength of national platforms and training with local market knowledge and relationships to achieve the maximum value and solutions for CRE investors and business owners.

Tanner is active in the Florida CCIM Chapter’s Central District and the Florida CCIM Chapter. She is the Past President of the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors and a current BOD Director, serving as chair of the 2022 and 2023 Hallmark Awards Committees. She is a proud member of the CCIM Institute and celebrated 10 years as a Designee in the fall of 2022.

While she hails from Rhode Island, she has made Florida her home most of her life and when not serving clients or contributing to her historic Lockhart community, she loves spending time with family and exploring Florida back waters and flats with Robert, her husband/fishing guide.




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