(SEATTLE) January 24, 2017 –The Washington State Chapter of CCIM, an internationally recognized and leading commercial real estate association, announces the newly elected 2017 board members, including 2017 president, Michael Armanious, CCIM, of KW Commercial in Tacoma, Washington.
In addition to Armanious, elected officers include: Derek Doke, CCIM, Incoming President, Barclays Realty & Management, and Christopher Bornhoft, CCIM, Secretary/Treasurer, Windermere Real Estate – Manito. Chad Gleason, CCIM, Managing Director of SVN / Raven, continues on the board as Immediate Past President.
New directors in 2017 include: Kelly Richardson, CCIM, Rowley Properties; Agustina Rankin, Fusion Realty; Lydia Bennett, CCIM, CRE West Coast, LLC; Steve Cory, Fidelity National Title; Arie Salomon, CCIM, NAI Puget Sound Properties; Fred McConkey, CCIM, McConkey Development Company; and Gary Hunter, CCIM, of Westlake Associates, Inc. Craig Steinlicht, CCIM, of RE/MAX Victory was elected as 1st Regional Vice President of Region One of the CCIM Institute.
Newly appointed 2017 chapter president, Michael Armanious has more than 13 years experience as a broker in South King and Pierce counties. Mike has listed nearly $200M of real estate and has sold nearly $150M in his career.
“The Washington State Chapter of CCIM looking forward to continuing our efforts to add value to the CCIM membership by offering improved educational programs, monthly luncheons featuring a number of real estate professionals in Puget Sound, and a variety of networking opportunities throughout 2017,” says Armanious. “Our newly elected board of directors are devoted to providing our members with the best possible resources available to allow them to advance their real estate careers”.
About the Washington State CCIM Chapter
The Washington State CCIM Chapter is a privately incorporated chapter of the CCIM Institute. The chapter is one of a network of more than 50 chapters across the United States dedicated to improving benefits to CCIM members and increasing their involvement in the CCIM Institute.
The Washington State CCIM Chapter encompasses the State of Washington as well as northern Idaho and has nearly 200 members from various real estate and real estate-related firms. Our chapter provides its members with the best in networking opportunities, designation promotion, candidacy guidance and educational opportunities.
About the CCIM Institute
Since 1967, the Chicago-based CCIM Institute has conferred the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation to commercial real estate and allied professionals through an extensive curriculum of 160 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. The CCIM curriculum was redesigned in 2010 to reflect changing student demographics and real estate brokerage services, growth in international markets, new technologies, and new delivery models. The core curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and negotiation—the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate.
An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, the CCIM Institute also provides members with powerful technology tools including the Site To Do Business, an online site analysis and demographics resource.
Currently, there are nearly 10,000 CCIMs in 1,000 U.S. markets and 31 additional countries, with another 3,000+ practitioners pursuing the designation, making the institute the governing body of one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world. Visit www.ccim.com for more information.