The Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) recently awarded its 17th annual African-American Business Achievement Pinnacle Award to ARVO Realty Advisors and its president and CEO, Ed Ryland.

Founded in 1935, HCCC is the premier business advocate for African-American business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals in the Greater Houston area. The Pinnacle Award annually seeks to recognize those companies and individuals who have excelled as entrepreneurs, business owners, job creators, leaders and role models in the community.

ARVO was selected from an impressive and competitive group of 10 finalists from diverse industry sectors and recognized for its groundbreaking achievements within the commercial real estate industry. ARVO is recognized by industry experts as the fastest-growing minority-owned commercial real estate firm and one of the leaders in the industry. ARVO’s team of affiliates and local brokers cover 20 states.

ARVO is a full-service commercial real estate services company of national scale with global capabilities.