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Washington State CCIM Chapter Honors New CCIM Designees

CCIM Designation is Commercial Real Estate’s Global Standard for Professional Achievement.

CHICAGO, April 18, 2017 — The Washington State CCIM Chapter has recognized two chapter members who recently earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, the global standard for professional achievement, from the CCIM Institute. Headquartered in Chicago, CCIM Institute is one of the largest commercial real estate networks worldwide.

CCIM’s newest 164 designees were honored by CCIM Institute and their local chapter members during a pinning ceremony on April 4 during CCIM Institute’s Midyear Governance Meetings at the Fairmont Chicago in Chicago.

Representing the Washington State Chapter were Scott Gilson with NorthMarq Capital, Bellevue, and Jason Joiner, Managing Broker with Windermere Commercial, Whidbey Island.

The CCIM designation is considered the most rigorous commercial real estate professional designation to obtain due to extensive coursework, a peer-reviewed commercial portfolio, and a final comprehensive exam lasting six hours. Five years is the average time to complete the CCIM designation requirements.

At the pinning ceremony, 2017 CCIM Institute President Robin L. Webb, CCIM, recognized the “different journey that each designee took to get to this point in their careers.”

Learn more about CCIM Institute’s education and designation program at ccim.com.

About the CCIM Institute
CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For 50 years, the Institute has been building opportunities through its respected education program, led by established practitioners. The core curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and negotiation—the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate. CCIM Institute members are eligible to earn the CCIM designation, the industry’s most prestigious certification.

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.

About the Washington State Chapter CCIM
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.