Committees

Candidate Guidance

  • Assist or guide CCIM candidates through the entire candidacy process
  • Explain the procedures of becoming a candidate, assist candidates on obtaining the CCIM designation, sponsor portfolio writing seminars, familiarize candidates with the comprehensive exam, etc.
Michael Armanious, CCIM
Chair
(253) 988-6115

Designation Promotion

  • Increase CCIM visibility and credibility in Western Washington
  • Highlight designees as “go-to” people in the Puget Sound marketplace
Craig Steinlicht, CCIM
Chair
(206) 780-6000

Diversity

  • Encourage people of color and from varying cultures, backgrounds, and ethnicities to join the commercial real estate industry
  • Provide guidance in the CRE field and direction for scholarships offered by the CCIM Institute
Lydia Bennett, CCIM
Chair
(360) 224-6600

Education

  • Provide premier educational opportunities at the best price and frequency possible
  • Raise the education level of the the commercial real estate practitioners thereby increasing their value to their clients and their community
Craig Steinlicht, CCIM
Chair
(206) 780-6000

Legislative

  • Monitor and report on critical issues
  • Support CCIM’s agenda within colleague organizations
  • Expose areas of need within CCIM and evaluate potential of members to contribute
Chad Gleason, CCIM
Chair
(253) 981-4098

Long Range Planning Taskforce

  • Determine long terms goals and vision for the Washington State CCIM Chapter
Gary Hunter, CCIM
Chair
(206) 505-9427

Membership

  • Engage in recruitment and retention activities to grow the number of members of the local chapter
  • Maintain the local chapter roster of active members
Kelly Richardson, CCIM
Chair
(425) 395-9580

National Liaison

  • Serve on national CCIM board
  • Represent the Washington Chapter of CCIM
Lydia Bennett, CCIM
Chair
(360) 224-6600

Networking

  • Develop networking themes
  • Identify venues that promote participation and relationships that advance CCIM-WA members
Gary Hunter, CCIM
Chair
(206) 505-9427

Nominating

  • Solicit students and other prospects
  • Increase overall membership annually
  • Increase chapter involvement
Gary Hunter, CCIM
Chair
(206) 505-9427

Portfolio Guidance

  • Assist with questions relating to preparing portfolio documents for submittal to the Institute
Michael Armanious, CCIM
Chair
(253) 988-6115

Scholarship

  • Solicit, select and award scholarship winners for the Chapter each year
  • Gather, review, analyze and judge each applicant’s submission
Lydia Bennett, CCIM
Chair
(360) 224-6600

Sponsorship

  • Develop financial partner relationships designated as sponsors that seek a medium for developing business relationships
  • Promote CCIM principals within the commercial real estate industry
Derek Doke, CCIM
Chair
425-889-1100