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IREM® announces 2022 REME Award finalists

CHICAGO (August 9, 2022) – Real estate managers make a big difference in the lives of their tenants and residents around the world every day. IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) celebrates their contributions and achievements with the Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) Awards, which recognize the best of the best in 7 unique categories that honor both real estate management companies and individuals....more information

IREM® announces this year’s 30 Under 30

CHICAGO (August 1, 2022) – IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) recognizes that the future of real estate management is largely driven by the commitment and efforts of our younger generations. Cultivating and providing opportunity for these up-and-coming leaders helps ensure our profession continues to thrive...more information

IREM® recognizes up-and-coming property managers through two next generation programs

Chicago (June 27, 2022) – IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) is excited to announce its 2022 Student Leaders and Next Gen CPM® Leaders, recognizing a new generation of aspiring property managers for their achievements while helping them advance their career. ...more information

IREM® Earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award

The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor of the ENERGY STAR program awards. Winners are part of a distinguished group committed to driving the clean energy transition. They are among the nation’s leaders in deploying energy efficiency to protect the environment and public health, and IREM is honored to be named among them...more information

IREM® announces 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Succession Initiative (DISI) Leaders

CHICAGO (May 11, 2022) – IREM’s Diversity and Inclusion Succession Initiative (DISI) is an annual recognition program that helps facilitate leadership and career development in real estate professionals. The program recognizes exceptional leaders in the real estate management profession from underrepresented groups. .... more information

Institute of Real Estate Management Names Linda Caradine-Poinsett as New CEO, Leads Organization to a Promising Future with Servant-Leader Philosophy

CHICAGO (March 23,2022) - The IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) Board of Directors is excited to announce that Linda Caradine-Poinsett, Ph.D., will serve as IREM’s Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President, effective June 1, 2022. ...more information


IREM® announces 2022 Leadership Team and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 5, 2022) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) welcomes its 2022 President Barry Blanton, CPM®, succeeding Chip Watts, CPM®, CCIM, C2EX, AHWD®. The organization has also made changes to the leadership structure, shifting from an Executive Committee and introducing an elected Board of Directors. …more information

IREM® Foundation announces 2022 President and Board of Directors

IREM® Foundation announces 2022 President and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 6, 2022) – The IREM Foundation welcomes its 2022 President Karen L. Pharr, CPM®, succeeding Julie L. Scott, CPM®. The Foundation has also made changes to the Board of Directors, with new members appointed for the upcoming year. All changes are effective January 1, 2022. …more information

IREM Foundation

The IREM® Foundation celebrates 2021 award winners

CHICAGO (December 9, 2021) – The IREM Foundation honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the real estate management profession. This year’s Foundation award recipients were recognized at the recent 2021 IREM Global Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. …more information

2021 REME Winners

IREM® celebrates real estate management excellence with 2021 REME Award winners

CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2021) – The IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) REME (Real Estate Management Excellence) Awards celebrate the individuals and institutions that advance the real estate management profession. Those chosen to receive this honor make extraordinary contributions to their clients and communities every day. This year’s awards were presented on Thursday, October 14 at The Gala during the 2021 IREM Global Summit, in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...more information

Bernadette Patton, CAE

IREM® retains Bernadette Patton, CAE as interim CEO

CHICAGO (October 6, 2021) – Leading real estate management association IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) has retained M. Bernadette Patton, CAE, to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer. Patton is the principal of her own firm, Leadership Liftoff, providing association consulting and leadership consulting to non-profit organizations. …more information

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