IREM® announces 2022 Foundation Award winners

For Immediate Release

Contact: Helen Day

(312) 329-6044

CHICAGO (November 7, 2022) – The IREM® Foundation recognizes outstanding individuals who make valuable contributions and show extraordinary dedication that advance the real estate management profession.

The objective of the Foundation’s awards program is not only to recognize those who do contribute, but also to encourage others to make similar contributions to the profession. This year, five individuals were honored in three award categories that celebrate their achievements in education, humanitarianism, and for their efforts to elevate professional real estate management.

 “For 45 years, the IREM Foundation has helped promising real estate managers establish dynamic and rewarding careers by providing access to IREM resources and education,” says 2022 IREM Foundation President Karen Pharr, CPM®. “This year’s Foundation Award winners have all contributed to the professional success of so many individuals, and we’re very proud to honor them for their hard work and dedication.”

These are IREM’s 2022 Foundation Award winners:

Lloyd D. Hanson Distinguished Instructor Award

  • Shannon Alter, CPM®, Leaders Exceed, LLC
  • Enis Hartz, CPM®, Expert Witness

Louise L. and Y.T Lum Award

  • Regina Mullins, CPM®, CCIM, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., AMO®

J. Wallace Paletou Award

  • Karen Key, Executive CPM®, RangeWater Real Estate, AMO®
  • Shannon H. Longino, CPM®, HCCP, CMH, CMO, TRUIST Community Capital

For more information about the IREM Foundation and its Board of Directors, please visit

About the IREM Foundation

We believe that well managed real estate leads to thriving communities, and we value providing access to education and resources that assist those in the real estate management profession. The IREM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity and was established in 1977. The Foundation is exclusively supported through donations from IREM members.

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