Ron began his real estate career as a licensed real estate agent/business broker with the Packard Group in 1989. He left the Packard Group in 1990 to pursue other business management interests, but continued to serve as a real estate consultant/analyst from 1990-2002. In 2002 Ron reinstated his real estate license concentrating on residential, investment, and commercial real estate with Premier Real Estate.
Ron became a real estate broker in 2004 and founded ROCK SOLID Realty MN, LLC. In 2005 the ROCK SOLID brokerage absorbed the operations of Premier Real Estate; and in 2006 expanded real estate operations to include a brokerage in south Florida. Today, ROCK SOLID Companies represent over $30M of property annually and is one of the most active brokerages in central Minnesota, with a concentration on the Minneapolis/St. Paul greater metropolitan area.
In addition to his corporate leadership Ron serves on many civic committees and boards, including the YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis General Board of Directors, Founding member & immediate past Board Chair of the Elk River YMCA, President and Commissioner Elk River Economic Development Authority & Energy City Commission. Ron actively cultivates his extensive professional network and community presence, determined to make a difference through community service endeavors benefiting Seniors, Kids & Families!
Ron has been married for 35 years to his sweetheart Lori. They have two adult sons and live in Elk River, with a home in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Professional Affiliations: Member MN Commercial Association of Realtors, North Metro Realtors Association, Minnesota Realtors Association, Realtors Association of Martin County, Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.