Martin Edwards Jr. CCIM Scholarship

Established – 08/05/2005

Martin Edwards Jr., CCIM, of Memphis, Tennessee, is President of Edwards Management, Inc. Realtors. He began his real estate career in 1965 and became the first commercial practitioner in the Memphis area to earn the CCIM designation in 1975.

Martin has been involved in the Memphis real estate market in numerous investment brokerage, management and developments that include apartments, land, office, industrial, and commercial mortgage banking for 40 years. He is President of Edwards Investments, Realtors and is licensed broker in Tennessee, Mississippi and North Carolina.

Martin is a CCIM instructor, and served CCIM Institute as President in 1989. He also served the National Associations of Realtors as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in 1996 and 1997, and as President in 2002. He is an Honorary Trustee for the MAAR Education Foundation.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship Used Toward: CCIM Core Course

Past Recipients:
Mary McCall – 2006
Ed Thomas – 2007
Ed Thomas – 2008
Connie Kjellin – 2009
Bill Caller Jr. – 2010
Robert Sloan – 2011
William Mallory IV – 2012
William Mallory IV – 2013

Leadership roles in REALTOR® organization:

NAR president-elect, 2001; NAR first vice president, 2000; NAR treasurer, 1996–97; regional vice president for Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Kentucky, 1994;

President, CCIM Institute, 1989;

President, Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®, 1985

Honors:

NAR’s Outstanding Educator of the Year, 1989;

REALTOR® of the Year, Tennessee, 1989;

REALTOR® of the Year, Memphis, 1988