NAMED ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS


TEXAS CCIM CHAPTER

Following are the Named Endowed Scholarships that are fully funded by the Texas CCIM Chapters including Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter, North Texas CCIM Chapter, San Antonio/S. Texas CCIM Chapter, Central Texas CCIM Chapter and Greater El Paso CCIM Chapter to honor individuals for their outstanding service to their CCIM chapter, the commercial real estate industry, and their communities.

HOUSTON/GULF COAST CCIM CHAPTER

Paul A. Lynn CCIM Scholarship
Established – 10/07/2018
Paul A. Lynn photoPaul A. Lynn, CCIM of Houston, Texas, has been involved in commercial real estate for over 45 years and is the owner of Paul A. Lynn & Associates, LLC which specializes in Real Estate Auctions. Paul received his CCIM Pin in 1987, served as 1993 President of the CCIM Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter and has maintained continued involvement in the Chapter serving on the Board and advisor to Chapter leaders. Paul is a member of the CCIM Institute Board of Directors and has served on multiple CCIM Institute committees. Paul is a 2010 graduate of the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy and is Ward Center instructor on Real Estate Auctions.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
 

H. Jim Crowley CCIM Scholarship
Established – 12/07/2007
H. Jim Crowley photo
Jim Crowley, CCIM, of Houston, Texas, served four years in the Navy during World War II and became a real estate broker in 1963. He was the first president for the Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter in 1981 and the only president to serve two terms for the chapter. Jim passed away in 2010 at 86 years of age.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CI 102, 103 or 106

Past Recipients:
Marilynne Clark – 2008
Matt Moake – 2009
Jim Cockrill – 2011
Justin Clark – 2012
Paula Freeman – 2013
James Decman – 2016
Ronda Dade – 2017

Frank Fitzgerald CCIM Scholarship
Established – 09/22/2011
Frank Fitzgerald photo
Frank Fitzgerald, CCIM, of Houston, Texas began his commercial real estate career in 1973. He served as President of Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter in 1983, and President of the Houston Association of Realtors in 1988. Frank was awarded Realtor of the Year by the Houston Association of Realtors in 1991, and received a Life Time Achievement Award from the Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter in 2005.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CI 102, 103 or 104

Past Recipients:
Vanessa Barfuss – 2013
Nate Newman – 2014
Gilbert Padilla – 2016
Daniel LaGree – 2017

Pius K. Leung CCIM Scholarship
Established – 08/25/2004
Pius K. Leung photoPius Leung, CCIM, of Sugar Land, Texas, is Principal of SPAK Interests, a company he founded in 1991. He was born in Hong Kong and moved to the U.S. in 1977. Pius served as CCIM Institute President in 2005, and is a graduate of the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy. He is a senior faculty member of CCIM Institute and faculty emeritus of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). The Houston Association of Realtors named Pius as International Realtor of the Year in 1998 and Realtor of the Year in 2002, and the National Association of Realtors awarded him the CIPS Instructor of the Year in 1999. The Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter named him 2004 CCIM of the year.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CI 102, 103 or 104

Past Recipients:
Robby Ferguson – 2005
Kelly Friedman – 2006
David Schwartz, IV – 2007
Arthur Triplette – 2008
Stephen Hauser – 2009
Dorit Golan – 2010
McKenzie Followwill  – 2012
Emily Zarcaro – 2014
Christian Hatfield – 2016
Keith Richards – 2017

Robert C. Watson CCIM Scholarship
Established – 11/10/2006
Robert C. Watson photoBob Watson, CCIM, of Houston, Texas, started his career as an accountant for 6 years before entering real estate in 1970. He has owned his own real estate company since 1977, and was recognized as CCIM of the Year in 2004 by the Houston/Gulf Coast CCIM Chapter. Bob has served the chapter as a board member since 1992, and President in 1996 when Houston/Gulf Coast was first recognized as Chapter of the Year. He is a graduate of the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy and served CCIM Institute as a board member from 2000 to 2006 and Treasurer in 2005.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CI 102, 103 or 105

Past Recipients:
Kelly Ferguson – 2007
Matt Moake – 2008
Arthur Triplette, III – 2009
Denise Ozene – 2012
Jim Cockrill – 2012
Thuy Truong – 2014
Morad Fiki – 2015
Fred Paskell – 2017

NORTH TEXAS CCIM CHAPTER

Jay R. Lucas CCIM Scholarship
Established – 07/20/2007
Jay R. Lucas photo
Jay Lucas, CCIM, of Dallas, Texas, is a Senior Director with Cushman & Wakefield of Texas. He created the Site to Do Business for CCIM Institute. Jay was President of the North Texas CCIM Chapter in 1990 and 1991, and President of CCIM Institute in 1995.



Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Muhammad Wazir – 2008
Sarah Hinkley – 2009
Matthew Hale Larrabee – 2010
Scott Cronister – 2011
Kyle Gil – 2012
William Sanders – 2013
David Hock – 2014
William Sanders – 2015
Michael Boswell – 2016

Charles A. “Mac” McClure CCIM Scholarship
Established – 07/20/2007
Charles A. “Mac” McClure photo
Mac McClure, CCIM, of Dallas, Texas, is Chairman of the Board of McClure Partners, a real estate development company. Mac was a founding member of the North Texas CCIM Chapter. He has been a CCIM instructor since 1985, and served as CCIM Institute 2009 President. Mac is also a past president of the Abilene Board of Realtors® where he received a Realtor® of the Year award.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Amy L. Smith – 2008
Lee D. Goldbold – 2009
Robert Creamer – 2010
Collin Flynn – 2011
Allison E. Rice – 2012
Travis Gallivan – 2013
Matt Pruitt – 2014
Jordan Wade – 2015
David Haines – 2016
David Haines – 2017

SAN ANTONIO/S. TEXAS CCIM CHAPTER

John Vogel CCIM Scholarship
Established – 12/09/2010
CCIM Foundation Logo The John Vogel Endowment Scholarship honors John Vogel, CCIM as a Past President of the San Antonio/ South Texas CCIM Chapter. The John Vogel Endowment Scholarship was created in 2010 by the San Antonio/ South Texas Chapter with matching funds provided by the CCIM Foundation. Named endowed scholarships honor those who have shown great dedication, commitment, outstanding achievement and service to the commercial real estate industry.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Amber Austin – 2015

GREATER EL PASO TEXAS CCIM CHAPTER

Ruben Schaeffer CCIM Scholarship
Established – 04/03/2017
Ruben Schaeffer photoMr. Ruben Schaeffer, CCIM of El Paso, Texas was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II and enjoyed a real estate career that spanned five decades. Mr. Schaeffer was one of the first CCIM Designees in El Paso whose career included serving as both President of the Greater El Paso Board of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, as well as Mayor Pro Tem of the City of El Paso. He epitomized the values of a CCIM with his creativity and genius structuring real estate deals.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

CENTRAL TEXAS CCIM CHAPTER

CCIM Central Texas Chapter Scholarship
Established – 03/01/2015
CCIM Foundation Logo

This scholarship was created to recognize the Central Texas CCIM Chapter.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Andres Ventura – 2017

Butch and Rhonda West CCIM Scholarship
Established – 03/01/2015
Butch and Rhonda West Butch West, CCIM, and Rhonda West, CCIM, CPM, RPA, of Austin, Texas, started their commercial real estate careers in 1979, initially working in Texas and later in Hawaii. In 1993, they returned to Texas and founded West Commercial Real Estate Services to oversee the acquisition, management, leasing and sales of client portfolios. Rhonda now leads West Commercial Real Estate Services, while Butch is a Managing Director with Kennedy Wilson. Butch and Rhonda continue to be tireless volunteers at local and national levels for CCIM, including both having served as President of the Central Texas CCIM Chapter and as members of the CCIM Institute Board of Directors.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Travis Rogers – 2016
Stephen DePizzo – 2017

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