Bill was elected a Regional Vice-President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) last year. NAR President Tom Salomone also named him the 2016 commercial representative to the NAR board. He is serving a 3-year term on the board of directors of the CCIM Institute. In 2015 he joined an 8-day real estate trade mission to Taiwan, which was led by the president of the CCIM Institute, as well as CCIM’s 2016 trade mission to Mexico.
Bill was elected last year to a 6-year term as a trustee of Washtenaw Community College.
He served as the 100th president of the Michigan Realtors (www.mirealtors.com) in 2013. His career in real estate was launched in Ann Arbor in 1987. Milliken Realty, which he formed in 1996, was named a Best of Michigan Business in 2008.
Previously, he worked in Washington, D.C. for NASA and the U.S. Dept. of Justice. He was a delegate on CCIM’s trade mission to China in 2006. He has been named REALTOR®-of-the-Year by the Ann Arbor Area Board and the Commercial Board of REALTORS®, respectively. Bill currently serves on the board of New Detroit (www.newdetroit.org); was president of the Commercial Board of REALTORS® (2006); a director of Republic Bancorp, and; board chair of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce.
He graduated from Colorado College, has traveled to all 50 states and is a licensed private pilot.