NAMED EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS


FLORIDA CCIM CHAPTER

Following are the Named Education Scholarships that are fully funded by the Florida CCIM Chapter, and districts of the chapter including Central, Miami, Southwest, West Coast, East Coast and Ft. Lauderdale-Broward to honor individuals for their outstanding service to their CCIM chapter, the commercial real estate industry, and their communities.


FLORIDA CCIM CHAPTER

Chere Roane CCIM Scholarship
Established – 10/13/2022
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Chere Roane was the 2016 President for the Florida CCIM Chapter. She has also served as the 2011 President of the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors (CFCAR) for the 10 county central Florida area, as well as other officer positions in commercial organizations throughout Florida. Chere has been licensed in Florida since 1971.
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Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course, Core Class Review (CCR) and Exam/Expenses or Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy

Past Recipients:
Barbara Williams – 2024

Robin L. Webb CCIM Scholarship
Established – 10/13/2022
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Unique is a word often used incorrectly, but when it’s applied to Robin L. Webb it is genuinely accurate! An acknowledged leader as the former managing member of Florida’s largest commercial brokerage company, Robin has an impeccable reputation for integrity, a record of high-level sales production, and is a recognized expert in the industry.
As an industry icon, Robin is a senior instructor on the CCIM faculty, serves on the Board of Directors of CCIM Technologies, on the Board of Directors of CCIM Technologies, and is...Read full bio.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course, Core Class Review (CCR) and Exam/Expenses or Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy

Past Recipients:
Robert Werthman – 2024

The Bob Ward CCIM Scholarship
Established – 12/22/2004
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Bob Ward, CCIM, of Orlando, Florida, became a CCIM instructor in 1972 and has been an invaluable asset to the Institute though his many contributions to its education program. The Institutes non-designation education program was created in 2007 and, honoring Bob’s dedication and overall hard work with the education department, was named The Robert L. Ward Center for Real Estate Studies. Bob is also a past president of CCIM Institute.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Elliott Jamison – 2005
Adam Palmer – 2006
Burnette Donoho – 2007
Rainer Schmiedt – 2008
Howard Axner – 2009
Robbie McEwan – 2010
Veronica Malolos – 2014
Cynthia McLain – 2015
Maria Stopa – 2016
Ian DeRan – 2017
Jim Shiebler – 2018
Kayla Weiss – 2020
Jesse Spencer – 2023
Sergio Fuenzalida – 2024
Joshua Moreno – 2024


Cynthia Shelton CCIM Scholarship
Established – 04/03/2017
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Cynthia Shelton, CCIM, CRE, CIPS is Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets at Landqwest Commercial and has extensive experience in the real estate industry since 1975. Cynthia is a senior instructor with the CCIM Institute and served as the CCIM Institute President in 2002. In 2015, Cynthia received the distinguished National Association of Realtors Distinguished Service Award recognizing her over 40 years of contribution and service to the industry.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CI 103 Course

Past Recipients:
Kori Billings – 2018
Kori Billings – 2020
Haley Blorstad – 2020
Linda Sheehan – 2022
Amy Foote – 2023

FLORIDA CENTRAL CCIM DISTRICT

Central Florida CCIM District Scholarship
Established – 12/01/2014
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The Central Florida CCIM District established an education scholarship to enable recipients to attain industry-leading commercial real estate education.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Erik Vasquez – 2015
Hunter Strickland – 2016
Chris Cucci – 2018

Nimkoff Family CCIM Scholarship
Established – 10/16/17
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The Nimkoff Family CCIM Scholarship honors Lou and Lee Nimkoff for their many contributions to the commercial real estate industry. Both Lou and Lee hold the CCIM designation (as well as the CPM designation). Not only are they active in the National and local parts of the CCIM Institute and the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM), but they also are active volunteer leaders at the local, statewide and national levels of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Scholarship Value: $500

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCR

Past Recipients:
Nathan Eissler – 2018
Kaveh Ablekord – 2021
James Flint – 2021
David Brenner – 2022
Rafael Mendez – 2022

MIAMI CCIM DISTRICT

Paul White CCIM Scholarship
Established – 12/04/2014
Paul WhitePaul White, CCIM, CPM, CSM, RPA, of Miami, Florida, is a graduate of Georgia Tech with over 40 years experience in the real estate industry. He is currently the Managing Director of KW Commercial in Miami-Dade County, leading their commercial real estate brokerage operations, and also President of Paul L. White & Associates, a commercial real estate consulting company providing training and expert services to property owners, insurance companies and legal professionals. Paul has served two terms as President of the Miami CCIM District, and was President of the Florida CCIM Chapter in 2010.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Stella Vidal – 2015
Carlos A. Rodriguez, Jr. – 2016
Moshen Cyrus – 2017
Jacqueline Cruz-Bustillo – 2018
Lenys Camacho – 2023
Fernando Arencibia Jr.  – 2024
George Reyes – 2024

FLORIDA SOUTHWEST CCIM DISTRICT

Bob White CCIM Scholarship
Established – 12/04/2014
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Bob White, CCIM, of Fort Myers, Florida, has been active in real estate sales since 1973 and a principal real estate broker since 1975. He earned the CCIM professional designation in 1982, and served as President of the Southwest Florida CCIM District in 1994 and 2002. Bob been a successful leader for several real estate companies, and is now Senior Vice President at Lee & Associates.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course, Ward Course or JWL LDA

Past Recipients:
Rob Carroll – 2015
Artem Nashman – 2016
Moshen Cyrus – 2017
Dean Shipley – 2018
Bill Poteet – 2022

FLORIDA WEST COAST CCIM DISTRICT

Roger B. Broderick CCIM Scholarship
Established – 11/01/2006
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Roger Broderick, CCIM, of Pinellas Park, Florida, is the owner of Broderick & Associates and has over 40 years of successful broad-based experience in the real estate. He is a past president of both the Florida CCIM Chapter and The CCIM Institute Foundation, and graduate of the Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy.


Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Jason Gaspar Aprile – 2007
Gail Ellen Davenport – 2008
Scott Phillips – 2009
Jagbir Grewal – 2010
Britney Mroczkowski – 2012
Charles Herold – 2013
Brian Hunsicker – 2014
Locke Burnette – 2015
Vanessa Saunders – 2016
Jeffrey Dervech – 2017
Shane Absalom – 2018
Shane Absalom – 2020
Christine Daly – 2022
Landon Beck – 2023
Joseph Brown – 2024

FLORIDA EAST COAST CCIM DISTRICT

Noble Properties Scholarship
Established – 04/16/2020
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The Noble Properties Scholarship honors the company after which it is named. Noble Properties, a fast growing, privately owned real estate investment and management company has been an active member of the Florida CCIM Chapter – East Coast District.



Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Erik Johnson – 2022
Justin Kiehne – 2024

Wayne Kleinstiver CCIM Scholarship
Established – 10/27/2016
Wayne Kleinstiver photoWayne Kleinstiver, LTC (R), CCIM, of Vero Beach, Florida, is a Life Member of the CCIM Institute, a graduate of Colorado College and the US Army Command and General Staff College, with over 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate. He was the 2008 President of the Florida CCIM Chapter, served four terms as President of the East Coast CCIM District, and was Realtor of the Year (1996) and President of the Realtors Association of Indian River County, Florida (1999). He served two combat infantry tours in Vietnam (1966-1970), and commanded the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry in the divided city of Berlin, Germany (1978-80).

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Gretchen Krise – 2017
Brian Ruiz – 2018
Jamie Chamberlin – 2022
Shane McCain – 2022
Blair Lee – 2023

FORT LAUDERDALE-BROWARD CCIM DISTRICT

Fort Lauderdale-Broward District University Alliance Scholarship
Established – 04/16/2024
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Scholarship is for any member of the Fort Lauderdale-Broward District that is a student of Nova or FIU universities real estate or related business programs, or otherwise a participant in the University Alliance Program.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward:
CCIM Core Course

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