Union Bank Signs On Again as an IREM Industry Partner
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(Chicago, Jan. 24, 2013) –The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) announced that San Francisco-based Union Bank, N.A. has become a 2013 IREM “Industry Partner,” continuing the mutually rewarding relationship between the two organizations that was formalized in 2011. The Industry Partner program helps providers of products and services to the real estate management industry enhance their personal connections to IREM Members on a cost-effective basis. Recognizing that these providers have much useful information to share, it calls for coordinating knowledge exchange through IREM print, electronic and face-to-face communications in ways that benefit both the providers and the IREM membership.
Union Bank, N.A., is the primary subsidiary of San Francisco-based UnionBanCal Corporation, a financial holding company with assets of $88.2 billion at September 30, 2012. The bank is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank operated 402 full-service branches in California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, New York and Illinois, as well as two international offices, on September 30, 2012. Through its affiliation with UnionBanCal Corporation, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. – the parent company of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group – Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations. More information about Union Bank is available at www.unionbank.com.
MORE ABOUT THE INDUSTRY PARTNER PROGRAM
The IREM Industry Partner Program is offered at four levels of financial investment – Chairman, President, Director, and Executive – and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each partner. Benefits include sharing of industry information, advertising (print and electronic), sponsorships and exhibiting at national events, use of membership lists , and access to top IREM leaders and colleagues.
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The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors.
We believe that good management matters, and that well-managed properties pay dividends in terms of value and in the quality of life for residents, tenants and customers. We believe in professional ethics. We believe in the power of knowledge and the importance of sharing it.
IREM offers a variety of membership types for professionals of every experience level, from on-site managers to high-level executives. Our credentials, earned by meeting high standards of education, experience, and ethical business practices, include: Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM), Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM), or Accredited Management Organization (AMO).
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