Jim Zeller Recognized As Part of RLI’s APEX Producers Club

March 21, 2019 (Eagan, MN) – Jim Zeller, with Keller Williams Commercial Midwest from Eagan, MN has been recognized as a part of the 2018 APEX Producers Club by the Realtors® Land Institute as a part of the RLI APEX Production Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report. Jim was recognized by RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus as well as The Land Report’s Co-founders Eddie Lee Rider Jr. and Eric O’Keefe at a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 5, during RLI’s 2019 National Land Conference (NLC19) in Albuquerque, NM.


“We are proud of Jim and all of our members that were recognized as part of our award programs for their accomplishments in 2018. They truly are the crème of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals,” said RLI’s CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE. Top awards winners will receive national recognition in The Land Reports Spring Magazine as well as additional promotions throughout the year.


All land professionals recognized as part of the RLI APEX Producers Club are active members of RLI and have at least four million dollars of qualifying dollar volume in closed land sales in 2018. The APEX Awards Program celebrated its second year by doubling in size with 100 applicants totaling a combined $2.3+ billion in qualifying transaction volume. For more information on the award winners, make sure to get a copy of The Land Report, one of the industry’s leading magazines for landowners and land professionals, which will be publicizing the top winners in their upcoming Spring 2019 issue.


Jim Zeller, Director of Specialty Property Services, joined KW Commercial in 2013. He represents the non-traditional owner, user, buyer/investor, developer, banks and governments. With over 85 years of family real estate business influences, he fully understands the complexities of property use entitlements and is effective in regulatory environments. Jim has the visioning experience and a team of experts with strategies that are essential to meet the real estate requirements of extraordinary clients. He is often heard asking “What does this property want to be now?”


Specialty Properties can include: Special Use, Senior Housing, Sports Entertainment, Finance/Capital Formation, Asset Management, Military Facilities, Energy Farms, Storage, Rail Parks, Hospitality, Healthcare, Land, and more...



  • 1998-2011  Greystone Commercial Real Estate Group - Partner
  • 1978-1997  Zeller & Associates – Real Estate Investing & Development



  • University of Wisconsin, River Falls – BS in Psychology and Chemistry
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin Real Estate Licensee – Commercial Broker
  • Realtors Land Institute – Accredited Land Consultant Candidate
  • National Association of Realtors – Mediation/Mediator Training
  • Community Mediation and Restorative Service – Civil & Community Mediation
  • Hamline University Law Schools Center for Dispute Resolution – Family Mediation



NAR, MNCAR, WRA, ALC-Candidate, CCIM, MN-Dakota Affiliate, ACR/CRM Chapter Board, MSBA-ADR and Roster member, MN Supreme Court Rule 114.