Yardi Signs On Again As an IREMIndustry Partner

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(Chicago, Feb.26, 2013) – The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) announced that Santa Barbara-based Yardi Systems, Inc. has become a 2013 IREM “Industry Partner” at the highest level of participation, continuing a long-time, mutually rewarding relationship between the two organizations. 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.

MORE ABOUT YARDI
Yardi has been committed to the design, development and support of real estate investment management and property management software for 30 years. With the Yardi Multifamily Suite, Yardi Commercial Suite, Yardi Investment Suite, and Yardi Orion for SharePoint, Yardi Voyager is a full business real estate management platform that includes marketing, leasing, CRM, operations, accounting, ancillary services and investment management with portfolio-wide business intelligence and platform-wide mobility. Yardi serves clients around the world from offices in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. More information about Yardi products and services is available at www.yardi.com.
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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. Yardi is an Industry Partner at the Chairman level of participation.

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
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).

Since 1933, IREM has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. Today, IREM membership includes nearly 18,000 individuals and 560 corporate members. To learn more about the IREM and its chapter network, call (800) 837-0706, ext. 4650 (outside the U.S. call (312) 329-6000) or visit www.irem.org.