Charlevoix Real Estate Professional Richard Lobenherz CCIM

Richard (Rik) Lobenherz

Rik began his Real Estate career in 1975, getting his Real Estate license the same year he graduated from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration. For the past 37 years he has lived and worked in the Charlevoix area where he has regularly achieved the status of top producing agent for the company as well as the entire local Board of Realtors. Rik became a co-owner of the company (formerly Vacation Properties Network and Boyne Realty) in 1991. In addition to the Real Estate Brokerage business, he has developed over 25 residential and resort neighborhoods in northern Michigan and Canada, including the Charlevoix Country Club, 3 Lakes Club in Antrim County, and Little Canoe in Canada. Rik is also the only Realtor in Charlevoix and Emmet counties to hold the prestigious *CCIM Designation, from National Association of REALTORS indicating the highest level of expertise in commercial Real Estate. Rik also specializes in high end properties, waterfront, acreage, and condominiums.

Real Estate Designations

CCIM*, Fine Home Specialist


Business Administration, University of Michigan 1975. CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member, 1991


High end properties, waterfront, acreage, and condominiums.


Former President, Antrim Charlevoix Kalkaska Board of Realtors; Former Director, Michigan Board of Realtors; Former Director, Little Traverse Conservancy: Founder, Charlevoix Country Club; Past Director, Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce; Member, Bay Harbor Golf Club; Life member, Charlevoix Country Club, Director of numerous condominium associations.


Realtor of the Year 1981

Certified Commercial Investment Member


Of the estimated 125,000 commercial real estate practitioners, only 6 percent hold the CCIM designation, which reflects why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry. CCIM professionals successfully complete approximately 156,000 transactions annually, representing more than $400 billion.

Being a member of the CCIM Institute means constant access to colleagues worldwide. It means connecting and communicating, sharing experiences, solving business dilemmas and building long-term business relationships on a national level, through 59 chapters and 11 regions and across the commercial investment real estate industry.