Alex Ruggieri serves as a senior advisor for SVN, specializing in the sale of investment properties in Champaign-Urbana and Central Illinois. With over 40 years of commercial real estate industry experience, he has built an array of valuable business, real estate, and banking community contacts that benefit his clients. Ruggieri has secured a career sales volume of over $300 million.
Ruggieri is a partner in Ramshaw Real Estate, a full-service brokerage firm, where he remains involved in acquisitions, sales, development, and management of various types of investment properties.
Career highlights include being the recipient of the SVN Achievers Award for outstanding sales and the coveted Partner’s Circle Award five times! (the company’s highest sales award)
He has published articles for regional and national real estate trade publications such as Units Magazine, MidWest Real Estate News, and Heartland Real Estate Business and is a frequent contributor to Illinois REALTOR magazine’s Commercial Corner segment on commercial real estate.
Ruggieri is a Graduate of the REALTOR Institute (GRI) of the National Association of Realtors. He is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of NAR and holds the prestigious Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) designation. He also holds the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation.
Ruggieri serves Nationally as Chair of the Commercial Leadership Forum committee for NAR, statewide as Chair of the Global working group and locally as a member of the Board of Directors for Champaign County Association of Realtors. Ruggieri also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in business and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ruggieri also serves on the Board of Governors for the Society of Exchange Counselors and as 2017 President of the National Council of Exchangers.
He has been married to his high school sweet heart Sylvia for over forty years. They have four sons a daughter and twelve grandchildren. Alex and Sylvia live on a five acre mini-farm just outside of Tuscola, Il.
Alex Ruggieri, CRE, CCIM, SEC, CIPS, MBA Senior Investment Advisor