Bill Milliken is president of Milliken Realty Co., an Ann Arbor commercial real estate brokerage firm which he founded in 1996. He also serves as an elected trustee of Washtenaw Community College.
He was appointed to a 2-year term on the executive committee of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and currently serves on its board of directors. Bill was 2019 chair of NAR’s Commercial Committee. Previously he was an NAR Regional Vice-President.
Bill is a member of the executive committee of the CCIM Institute and is 2022’s presidential liaison for international activities. Previously he served three terms on the Institute’s board of directors; he has done trade missions to Taipei (2015) and Mexico (2016) and was a delegate on CCIM’s trade mission to China in 2006. He was named REALTOR@-of-the-Year by the Michigan Commercial Board of REALTORS@ and Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, respectively.
He served as the 100th president of the 35,000 member Michigan Realtors in 2013. Bill launched real his estate career in Ann Arbor in 1987. Previously, he worked in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Dept. of Justice and NASA.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Bill to a 6-year term on the Mackinac Bridge Authority in 2020. He is a board member of New Detroit; and Groundwork Center. He served as president of the Commercial Board of REALTORS@; a director of Republic Bancorp, and; board chair of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce. He is a licensed private pilot and has visited all 50 states.