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Ben Kruse, ABR, CRS, GRI, CSP,TRC
Phone: 509-999-9870
Mobile: 509-999-9870
ben@sellingspokanehomes.com
http://sellingspokanehomes.com

Coldwell Banker Tomlinson North
8205 N. Division

Designations:
Accredited Buyer Representative
Certified Residential Specialist
Graduate REALTOR Institute
Certified New Home Sales Professional


Education:
I graduated from California Polytechnic University School of Architecture with a degree in Construction Engineering in 1979. Located in San Louis Obispo it was a great place to go to school.

Experience:
1969 to 1975 - Worked as a laborer and an equipment operator on various heavy construction projects throughout the US.
1975-1979 - Attended college and worked summers in the construction trade.
1979-1992 - Worked Heavy Civil jobs throughout the US including 2 projects in Alaska in various management positions including: Cost & Scheduling Engineer, Project Engineer, General Superintendent, Project Manager on jobs ranging from $1.5 million to $180 million.
1992 - I started my Real Estate Career.
1992 - Rookie of the Year
1995 - Top 10 sales volume leader in the Spokane Association of Realtors
1992 - Present: Top 10% of the Spokane Association of Realtors based on Sold/Closed $ Volume

I have four designations:
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
GRI Graduate Realtor Institute
ABR - Accredited Buyers Representative
CSP - Certified New Construction Specialist Sales Person
I have been a member of the Tomlinson Presidents Club every year since I started in Real Estate Sales.

Hobbies:
Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, Fast Cars, & Fishing

Philanthropy:
1999-2003 - On the board of directors of the Inland Northwest Chapter of MS
1998-2007 - On the Divan for El Katif Shrine. 2003 became a voting member of the Board of Directors of El 2007 - Katif Shrine - I was Potentate of El Katif Shriners. I am currently a member of the Greeters who volunteer at the Spokane Shriners Hospital to give tours etc. Am an active member of the South Spokane Shrine Club and the Moon Shriners Unit.
2012 - Elected to the Shrine Hospital Board of Govenors, Spokane Shrine Hospital Unit