Ross C. Miller, SIOR

Partner


Ross Miller rossm@fmstone.com Phone: 574-296-1301 Fax: 574-295-1711 View My Listings

Ross Miller
rossm@fmstone.com

Phone: 574-296-1301
Fax: 574-295-1711

View My Listings

Ross Miller, SIOR, a partner at FM Stone Commercial, has been involved with real estate since 1969. Ross holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University and began his professional life as an educator. He taught school in Brazil, Indiana, from 1965 to 1966 and in the Elkhart Community Schools from 1966 to 1970. Shortly thereafter he found his true passion in real estate sales. Ross sold real estate and insurance with local agencies from 1969 to 1975 and then served as Partner and Vice President of M-W Realty from 1975 to 1980. In 1980 he joined FM Properties as Sales Manager. 

Ross received the SIOR designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors in 1986 and has been extremely active on SIOR boards both locally and nationally. Today he specializes helping clients with the sale and leasing of industrial, investment and multi-family properties in Elkhart and surrounding counties. 

Ross' dedication to his clients has helped him to broker over $100 million in transactions. In 2007 and 2008 Ross was named FM Stone Commercial Salesperson of the Year for selling over $23 million in commercial real estate during those two years. Licensed in Indiana and Michigan, Ross is involved with the development and sale of industrial park sites throughout the many counties of Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. Ross is also a Licensed Indiana Certified General Appraiser and works closely with Bartel & Company on the disposition of many commercial real estate properties by auction. Ross and his wife Christine reside in Elkhart.

Specialties

  • Industrial Sales & Leasing            
  • Investment Real Estate      
  • Multi-Family Assets        
  • Auction Properties

Ross has served in the following Society of Industrial and Office Realtor (SIOR) roles

  • National Organization of SIOR, Regional Vice President
  • National Organization of SIOR, Board of Directors, Member
  • National Organization of SIOR, Executive Committee, Member
  • National Organization of SIOR, Membership Evaluation Committee Chair, Member
  • National Organization of SIOR, Medium Market Industrial Op-Net Circle, Member
  • National Organization of SIOR, National Futures (Strategic Planning) Team, Member
  • National Organization of SIOR, Leadership Development Task Force, Co-Chair
  • National Organization of SIOR, National Membership Council, Member
  • Indiana Chapter of SIOR, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Indiana Chapter of SIOR, President
  • Indiana Chapter of SIOR, Vice President
  • SIOR Foundation, Trustee

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtor (SIOR), Member
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR), Numerous Board Positions
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR), Member
  • Indiana Association of Realtors, Numerous Board Positions
  • Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors (ICBR), Member
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Michigan
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Indiana
  • Indiana Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Advisory Council, Past Vice Chair
  • Indiana Realtors Government Affairs Committee, Former Member
  • Elkhart Board of Realtors, Past President
  • Elkhart Board of Realtors, Grievance Committee, Past Chair
  • Elkhart Board of Realtors, Realtors Honor Society, Former Member

Community Activities

  • Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council, Past Chairman
  • Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council, Member 
  • Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Academy Steering Committee, Past Member
  • Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Aviation Task Force, Former Member
  • Mayor's Advisory Council, Former Member
  • Elkhart Board of Aviation Commissioners, Past President
  • Elkhart Noon Exchange Club, Past President
  • Elkhart Noon Exchange Club, Member 
  • Mayor’s Aurora Program, Business Development Task Force, Past Chair
  • Elkhart New York Central Railroad Museum Committee, Past Secretary/Treasurer
  • Theta Chi Fraternity, Alumni Member
  • Swiss Valley Ski Patrol, National Ski Patrol, Alumni Member
  • Ross and his wife are members of Saint John of the Cross Episcopal Church in Bristol, where Ross serves as a member of the Vestry and is a Finance Committee Member

Recent Major Transactions

  • Sold: Meijer Land to Wendy's 
  • Leased: KVR, 34,000 SF in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: ETS, 24,000 SF in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: Patrick, 50,000 SF in Goshen, IN
  • Leased: Four Seasons, 102,000 SF in Middlebury, IN
  • Sold Golden Corral, 5,000 SF in Sturgis, MI
  • Auction: Custom Chassis-Inventory & Equipment
  • Auction: Ambulance Enterprises (Real Estate, Inventory & Equipment)
  • Auction: Sun Valley (Inventory and Equipment)
  • Auction: Pilgrim International (Inventory and Equipment)
  • Sold: Astro Bowl, 15,544 SF in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: Doors Plus, 47,397 SF & 15,153 SF in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: Hart Housing, 23,040 SF in Wakarusa, IN
  • Sold: 23,560 SF on CR 15 in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: 36 acres on CR 26 in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: DTI, 23,500 SF in Middlebury, IN
  • Sold: Super Valu, 25,364 SF in Goshen, IN
  • Sold: Former Sun Valley, 43,410 SF in Elkhart, IN
  • Sold: Siemens VDO, 149,000 SF in Elkhart, IN

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