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CCIM San Diego Chapter Elects 2017 Board of Directors


The San Diego Chapter of CCIM, an internationally recognized and leading commercial real estate association, is proud to announce its roster of newly elected 2017 Board Members, including 2017 President Jonathon F. Giebeler, CCIM with Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP. The local chapter will usher in its new slate of officers and directors at a celebratory installation in January 2017.

In addition to Giebeler, elected officers include: Judy Preston, CCIM, with Ascent Real Estate, Inc, vice president; Karen MacLeod, LLB, CCIM, with Sharp HealthCare, secretary; and Brent Williams, CCIM with Meissner Jacquet, treasurer. Immediate Past President Jerry Dunaway, P.E., CCIM, with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest will serve on the Board as a Director.

2017 Directors At Large include: Dennis Alviso with Chicago Title; Laurie Blake with Mission Federal Credit Union; Jim Casale, CCIM, with Lee & Associates; Gary Cornelssen, CCIM, with Marcor Investment Properties; Martin Cramer, CCIM with Strom Commercial; Curtis Gabhart with Gabhart Investments, Inc.; Mark Goldman, CCIM, with Goldman Realty Corporation; Rick Puttkammer, CCIM, with Marcus & Millichap; and Daniel Weiss, CCIM, with M.C. Strauss Company.

Newly appointed 2017 CCIM San Diego Chapter President, Mr. Jonathon F. Giebeler is a partner with Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP, a San Diego law firm that has specialized in real estate and general business representation since the firm’s formation more than forty years ago, and has been recognized by U.S. News and Best Lawyers® as a Tier 1 firm in the San Diego metropolitan area for real estate law.  Mr. Giebeler represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, with particular emphasis on office, retail and industrial leasing and  real estate finance. Mr. Giebeler received both his Juris Doctor and a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California.

“We have an amazing team of experienced directors and members who are committed to continuing our chapter’s success by offering regular educational programs, signature events, and opportunities to connect with other real estate professionals. In 2016, while maintaining our core programs, we focused on increasing membership benefits by hosting additional networking events, featuring local members in our new “Spotlight on a CCIM Member” program, and continuing to partner with other local real estate organizations. We are excited about continuing this focus into 2017, and we look forward to connecting with providing value to all of our members!” 

CCIM San Diego provides real estate owners, managers, brokers and lenders with a distinct industry advantage through education and networking programs that promote the highest levels of excellence, competency and collaboration. The San Diego CCIM Chapter is one of 62 local chapters of the CCIM Institute.

San Diego Chapter Congratulates New CCIM Designees

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2016 — The San Diego/Imperial Counties CCIM Chapter has recognized chapter members who recently earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, the global standard for professional achievement, from the CCIM Institute. Headquartered in Chicago, CCIM Institute is one of the largest commercial real estate networks worldwide.

The following San Diego CCIM Chapter members were among 201 industry professionals who earned the CCIM designation during the organization’s 2016 Annual Governance Meetings Oct. 24–28 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead in Atlanta:

Garret Pavelko, CCIM, Director, Portfolio Management, Leasing & Dispositions, REALTY INCOME CORPORATION (NYSE "O")

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2016 CCIM San Diego Chapter President Jerry Dunaway, CCIM was present to congratulate this new group of designees into our esteemed network of CCIM real estate professionals that are consistently sought out globally for their competence, work ethic, and analysis expertise

To earn the CCIM designation, commercial real estate professionals must complete more than 160 hours of case-study driven education covering topics such as interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and ethics in commercial investment real estate. Candidates must also compile a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience and pass a comprehensive examination.

New CCIM Designee

The San Diego Chapter is pleased to announce that Martin Cramer, CCIM has successfully earned the CCIM designation and was pinned at the CCIM national meetings in Chicago on April 5, 2016. Martin is a Vice President at Strom Commercial Real Estate. He is a licensed California real estate broker and has over 15 years of extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry. Martin has successfully leased/sold over 2.1 million square feet of industrial, office, retail properties in excess of $104 million dollars.

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