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The SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® is the leading global professional office and industrial real estate association. Comprised of just under 3,400 members in 686 cities and 36 countries, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists in the World. SIOR designees are best in class commercial real estate professionals that have earned their designation based upon specific criteria including tenure in the industry, top tier production, and passing stringent ethical requirements.


A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized professional in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis. As an experienced expert, a CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user. CCIM’s are a global community of 13,000 members spread across over 50 Chapters and 30 countries worldwide. A CCIM designation is earned by completion of several investment strategy, financial analysis, and market analysis courses, along with the completion of an in-depth transactional case study portfolio. Currently, almost 70% of CCIM designees hold the title of owner, partner, principal, or president. CCIM’s are some of the most well educated and highly skilled analytical real estate professionals in the world.


The Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation is the industry’s premier real estate management credential. Research shows that investors and owners prefer the CPM designation over many others. Over 8,800 Real Estate Professionals have the CPM designation.


The Certified Leasing Specialists (CLS) is a professional designation offered through the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).


The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) consists of over 40,000 developers, managers, retail executives, lenders, marketing personnel, architects, designers and public and academic officials in 80 countries.


The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) is a national organization with thousands of professionals in the highrise/office building industry.