Benjamin Cone Re-elected Chairman; Everett Knight Elected Vice Chairman

Benjamin Cone III of Raleigh has been re-elected Chairman and Everett “Vic” Knight of Raleigh elected Vice Chairman of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, it was announced by Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.

Knight succeeds former Vice Chairman Alice L. Mosteller of Waynesville for the remainder of the 2012-2013 term.

A member of the Commission since 2007, Chairman Cone is Managing Director of Milestone Partners, LLC, in Charlotte. He has held management positions in the textile and commercial furniture industries.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Textile Management, Magna Cum Laude.

Knight, a licensed broker since 1984, is also a certified appraiser and the owner of Chapel Hill Appraisals and Consultants. He previously was broker/owner of Century 21 Vic Knight Realty in Hillsborough for 10 years.

A native of Burlington, Knight graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Civil Engineering and worked internationally for Bechtel Corporation for several years. He was a licensed General Contractor in North Carolina.

Knight is currently a director of the National Association of REALTORS®, a past president and member of the board of directors of the North Carolina Association of REALTORS®, and past president of the Chapel Hill Board of REALTORS® and the Triangle Multiple Listing Service. He is a Continuing Education Instructor for the Real Estate Commission and the North Carolina Appraisal Board, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Appraisal Foundation.

Knight has two daughters, “Krystle” Gray VanDeventer and “Victoria” Scarlet Knight and is a member of Hillsborough United Church of Christ.

This article came from the October 2012-Vol43-2 edition of the bulletin.