Globe St. and Real Estate Forum Honor IREM Members as 2019 Women of Influence

Chicago - (June 26, 2019) –The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is pleased to announce that nine IREM members have been named 2019 Women of Influence by Globe St. and Real Estate Forum, in five categories. Since 1983, Real Estate Forum has recognized women who significantly influence the real estate profession and drive the industry forward. Entries are evaluated based on a number of factors including professional reputation, career highlights, innovation, creative thinking, and dedication to advancing the role of women in real estate.

“I’m thrilled these IREM members have been named 2019 Women of Influence,” says Don Wilkerson, CPM®, IREM president, Gaston & Wilkerson, AMO®, Reno, Nev. “Each of them has made meaningful contributions to our industry, and elevate the profession of real estate management around the world. I’m honored to say they’re also my friends and colleagues.”

In addition to these IREM members, Denise Froemming, IREM chief executive officer and executive vice president, was named a 2019 Woman of Influence in the Independent/Non-Business Professional of the Year category.

Congratulations to these 2019 Women of Influence:

Innovator of the Year
Cheryl Gray, CPM
      QuadReal Property Group
      Toronto, ON, Canada

Independent/Non-Business Professional of the Year
Debbie Phillips, Ph.D., CPM
      The Quadrillion
      Stockbridge, GA
Denise Froemming, CAE, MBA, CPA
      IREM Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President
      Chicago, IL

Property/Facility Manager of the Year
Renee Savage, CPM, CCIM
      IREM Senior Vice President
      Capital Growth Properties, Inc., AMO
      La Jolla, CA
Libby Ekre, CPM
      IREM Executive Committee
      MEB Management Services, AMO
      Phoenix, AZ
Tracey Johnson, CPM
      Colliers International
      Sacramento, CA
Tessie Nolan, CPM
      Granite Properties
      Plano, TX
Patricia Wolf, CPM
      Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
      St. Paul, MN

Humanitarian of the Year
Karen Whitt, CPM
      Colliers International, AMO
      Washington, D.C.

CRE Consultant/Advisor of the Year
Jana Turner, CPM
      RETS Associates
      Newport Beach, CA

One Top Influencer of the Year will be selected in each category, with awards presented at the inaugural Globe St. ELITE Women of Influence Conference July 10, 2019 in Broomfield, Colo.

About IREM
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