FUNDRAISING RAFFLE AND NEW NAMED ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
During the CCIM Institute 2015 Spring Business Meetings held March 22-25 in Chicago,
the Foundation raised almost $8,000 with a raffle and announced six new Named Endowed
Scholarships! See winners and scholarships here.
MICHAEL TSENG RECENTLY HONORED WITH AN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Michael Tseng, CCIM was recently honored with an endowed scholarship through CCIM
Foundation. CCIM President Mark Macek, CCIM, presented the awarded to Mr. Tseng
on behalf of the foundation at a Taiwan CCIM forum which drew 900 participants.
The endowed scholarship was created to recognize Mr. Tseng for his ongoing contributions
to the commercial real estate industry, the Taiwan CCIM Chapter, and CCIM Institute.
Mr. Tseng is the Executive Chairman of REPro Knight Frank in Taipei, Taiwan, and
has over 20 years of experience in real estate. He founded his company with a vision
of raising the commercial real estate services standard in Taiwan to international
levels, and assisting investors to explore opportunities in Taiwan’s commercial
real estate market.
Mr. Tseng was the first professional in Taiwan to earn the Certified Commercial
Investment Member (CCIM) designation, the founding President of the Chapter, and
graduate of the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy – Class of 2006.
NEW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS NAMED
Jim Rosen, CCIM, of Chesterfield, Missouri and Chad Thomas Hagwood of Birmingham,
Alabama were both recently honored with endowed scholarships in their respective
names through the CCIM Foundation. Rosen was recognized for his ongoing contributions
to commercial real estate education and the betterment of the industry, the St.
Louis CCIM Chapter and the CCIM Institute. Hagwood was also recognized for his contributions
to the commercial real estate industry as well as to the Alabama CCIM Chapter. To
read more about these deserving nominees, please click
here to view the press releases.
CCIM MOURNS THE LOSS OF LONG-TIME, BELOVED BOARD MEMBER
The directors and staff of the
CCIM Foundation mourn the loss of Mary Dee Karp, CCIM, who passed away on Thursday,
November 18, 2014. Robin Webb, CCIM, President, said, “Mary Dee was a terrific
lady with a great heart for both the CCIM Institute and the CCIM Foundation who
will certainly be missed”.
Ms. Karp was a long-time board member and champion of the CCIM Foundation who was
honored with lifetime membership to the board in 2012. Ms. Karp was very involved
with the foundation’s scholarship programs both at the national and chapter
level. She was honored with her first named endowed scholarship in 2004, and was
subsequently honored with four additional scholarships in her name through the Northern
California CCIM Chapter. (She is the only CCIM with more than one named endowed
Doug Sawyer, CCIM, Past President of the CCIM Foundation, shared that Mary Dee “always
engaged in policy discussions out of concern and never for personal gains. No one
loved or cared for CCIM more.”
2014 SILENT AUCTION DONORS
Thanks to the many donors who made our 2014 Silent Auction such a success! We raised
over $32,000 on the 50 items donated. Our thanks also to those who placed the winning
bids. See the complete list of this year’s
WINNERS OF 2014 MIDYEAR BUSINESS MEETINGS RAFFLE
CCIM Foundation held a raffle during the CCIM Institute 2014 Midyear Business Meetings
in Nashville, raising net proceed of over $2,000. Thanks to the many people that
purchased raffle tickets, and congratulations to the winners. See
winners and prizes.
CCIM Foundation Announces 10 New Endowed Scholarships
At the CCIM Institute 2014 Midyear Business Meetings in Nashville, CCIM Foundation
announced the creation of 10 new fully funded named endowed scholarships. More.
Veteran Orlando Real Estate Executive Robin Webb Elected President of CCIM Foundation
Robin Webb, managing director of NAI Realvest in Orlando, was recently elected president
of the CCIM Foundation, which fosters commercial real estate education programs
and initiatives worldwide and funded scholarships worth more than $750,000 over
the past five years. More.
New! Real Estate Gifts Webinar
CCIM Live!: Real Estate Gifts (Oct 26, 2013): A New Market Niche. View video here.
Real Estate Gifting Webinar
CCIM Institute and CCIM Foundation have produced a free webinar to educate real
estate professionals about the array of options for donating real estate. The webinar
speaker is Mary Stark Hood, J.D., CFP®. View webinar here.
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