The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS© is a leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. The 'SIOR Network' includes more than 2,800 members in 480 cities in 20 countries on six continents.

SIOR has certified almost 2,400 of its members with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry. Commercial real estate professionals who hold the SIOR designation, are recognized by corporate executives, commercial brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most experienced and capable brokerage practitioners in any market. Designees specialize in industrial, office, sales manager, executive manager, or advisory services categories.


A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. This elite corps of CCIMs includes brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial lenders, attorneys, bankers, and other allied professionals.
A CCIM is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. This professional network has enabled CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. As a result, the experts who possess the CCIM designation are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users.
CCIMs have completed a designation curriculum that covers essential CCIM skill sets including ethics, interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis for commercial investment real estate. CCIMs have completed a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience. Finally, they have demonstrated their proficiency in the CCIM skill sets by successfully completing a comprehensive examination. Only then is a designation candidate awarded the coveted CCIM pin, joining the ranks of highly skilled commercial and investment real estate experts.
Over 15,000 commercial real estate professionals have earned the designation. Currently, 5,500 professionals are pursuing their CCIM designation.


CREW Network exists to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women and is the industry’s premier business networking organization
Members comprise nearly 8,000 commercial real estate professionals in 73 major markets across North America.
CREW Network members, made up of industry leaders and senior-level executives representing all disciplines, offer a unique combination of talents and expertise that enable this influential group to handle every aspect of a commercial real estate deal from start to finish.
CREW Network helps its members excel in the commercial real estate industry by providing networking, business development, leadership opportunities, and professional education.


Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its 60,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.


Founded in 1992, the Retail Brokers Network (RBN), is a retail networking group whose members specialize in retail real estate brokerage. Their independent firms work together on a regional, national, and even the international level in all areas of commercial real estate including: tenant representation, investment sales and project leasing. RBN members come together in different ways throughout the year to increase business and to network.

CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives serving leading multinational companies from the Fortune and Global 1000. More than 7,000 members manage over $1.2-trillion in real estate and workplace assets in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America.


The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® was founded as the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges on May 12, 1908 at the YMCA Auditorium in Chicago, IL. With 120 founding members, 19 Boards, and one State Association, the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges' objective was "to unite the real estate men of America for the purpose of effectively exerting a combined influence upon matters affecting real estate interests."
In 1949 and 1950 respectively, the Patent and Trademark Office registrations for the term REALTOR® and the REALTOR® emblem were approved. Dictionary publishers began to list the definition of "REALTOR" as a member of the National Association in 1967.In 1974, the name of the National Association of Real Estate Boards was changed to the National Association of REALTORS®.

The Association became the largest trade association in the United States in the early 1970s, with over 400,000 members. Today, the National Association of REALTORS® has over 1.2 million members, 54 State Associations (including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands) and more than 1,400 local Associations.


The St. Louis Association of REALTORS® is the largest local real estate association in the state of Missouri, one of the largest in the United States and the fifth oldest still in existence. Our membership is comprised of residential and commercial real estate professionals, appraisers and affiliates. Our members know the St Louis metropolitan area. They live and work throughout the St. Louis region. Our REALTOR® members specialize in residential real estate, commercial real estate, and appraising. Our affiliate members provide important ancillary services to residential and commercial real estate consumers. But our involvement in the community is not just focused on business. Many of our members are involved in their communities as volunteers, as well as,being in elected positions. The REALTOR® Housing Assistance Fund (RHAF) , a not-for-profit organization set up by the Association to help end homelessness in the St Louis area, is an example of the Associations commitment to St. Louis. Since our beginnings in 1877, our members have been serving the St. Louis community. So, whatever type of real estate or real estate related service you are looking for, you can be sure there is a member of the St. Louis Association of REALTORS® who can help you.


The Missouri REALTORS® is a trade association representing more than 20,000 REALTORS® statewide. As members of organized real estate, REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and have access to numerous services and programs to enhance their professionalism. Preventative legal programs provide members with the latest in legal information to give them a competitive edge. Missouri REALTORS®'s legislative advocacy program means members are well-represented on all issues pertaining to the real estate industry. Educational programs and seminars help members gain new skills and professional designations like the prestigious Graduate REALTOR® Institute.

In addition to these programs, the Missouri REALTORS® offers its members a variety of services designed to increase the professionalism of members and give them the tools they need to better serve their clients--the consumer.


IREM is an international membership of real estate managers who are dedicated to ethical business practices and maximizing the value of investment real estate. Founded in 1933, the Worldwide membership includes nearly 18,000 individual members and over 535 corporate members. There are 80 U.S. chapters, 13 international chapters, and several other partnerships around the globe .An affiliate of the National Association of realtors®, IREM is a trusted source for knowledge, advocacy and networking for the real estate community. The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) provides education and professional recognition for real estate managers and management organizations.
CLS The Certified Lease Specialist (CLS) is a professional designation offered through the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). The need to recognize the leasing specialist as a professional in the shopping center industry and to set certain guidelines for the profession led to the establishment of the CLS certification program in 1994. To date, nearly 600 professionals have earned the CLS designation.


The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.
Membership in BOMA St. Louis is all about opportunity - to learn, to grow and to effect positive change in the building ownership and commercial property management industry. Through professional and personal contacts, we share resources, learn new information and procedures and tap into the collective knowledge and experience of leaders in St. Louis' commercial real estate industry.


The Missouri Growth Association (MGA) is a trade association of over 197 corporate members including commercial property owners, managers and developers. It was formed in 1985 to promote governmental initiatives that are beneficial to our region’s economy and commercial property interests, and to oppose governmental measures and practices that harm our economy or the interest of the commercial property industry.


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