The IREM REME Awards recognize exceptional companies and individuals as best of the best in real estate management. These professionals make a difference for their communities, clients and companies every day, and IREM believes these extraordinary contributions should be celebrated.
“Our industry is full of talent, and we’re so excited to have the opportunity to celebrate the spectacular work that is being done every day,” says Jae Roe, CPM, REME Awards Advisory Board chair, with the RMR Group, AMO, in Norfolk, Va. “Thanks to all who took the time to submit, and congratulations to this year’s finalists.”
Echoes Don Wilkerson, CPM, IREM president, with Gaston & Wilkerson Management, AMO, in Reno, Nev.: “I’m so proud that IREM is able to honor the remarkable work that is being done in real estate management, along with those who are doing it,” says Wilkerson. “The REME Awards truly showcase those who are innovative, forward thinking and making a difference in their communities and businesses.”
The REME Award winners will be announced and recognized at the Inaugural Gala Dinner and REME Awards celebration, during the 2019 IREM Global Summit. The gala takes place on Sept. 26 in San Francisco.
Here are the finalists from which the 2019 winners will be selected.
Recognizing Real Estate Management Companies
Recognizes innovative programs related to technology, customer service, sustainability or marketing.
- DLP Real Estate Capital
DLP’s distinctive management and operational system, the DLP Elite AES (Acceleration & Execution System), ensures the well-being of employees, measures success and identifies areas of improvement.
- Shenzhen Unova Commerce
UNOVA created a new business model that meets demand for new creative space, maximizes property value and forges a sustainable business model, all by renovating an existing commercial annex.
Corporate and Social Responsibility
Recognizes exemplary corporate responsibility and contributions to the community that enhance the reputation of the real estate management industry.
Through their foundation, CAHEC goes beyond housing to offer life-changing education and wellness opportunities to low-income residents.
- MPS Shanghai Co. Ltd.
Proactive energy management practices, at the operational and tenant level, have brought continuous benefit to the local community and environment.
- Schochet Companies, AMO
Since beginning their Sustainability Initiative, Schochet has completed over 130 energy-saving projects throughout their properties.
- Southwest Clinical Center
Seven tons of polycarbonate was removed and recycled from the Centro Clinico Sudoeste building and replaced with tensioned textile, resulting in better air circulation and acoustics, more natural light and better protection against rain, dust and sun.
- Woodmont Real Estate Services, AMO
Woodmont’s guiding principle of “People, Planet and Profits” drives three ongoing initiatives across the company’s entire platform—Employee and Leadership Development, Sustainability, and Community Engagement and Giving.
Employee & Leadership Development
Recognizes exemplary practices that are transformational for the company as a whole, a team or a program related to one or more of the following: leadership development/succession planning, employee engagement, onboarding of new employees, internships or other initiatives engaging young professionals and newcomers to the industry, and corporate culture.
- CBRE, AMO
CBRE’s Rising Professionals Organization is focused on developing leadership potential through training, networking and community involvement, while contributing a fresh perspective to challenge and lead the industry.
JLL’s New Hire Onboarding Seminar is an interactive half-day event intended to bring together new and recent hires within the region for the purposes of networking and learning.
- The RMR Group, AMO
RMR has developed several practices, like their Leadership Development Program and Managing with Impact workshops, to recruit promising talent, incorporate and engage new employees and foster long-term development.
- United Realty Management Corporation, AMO
United University is a companywide initiative that provides employees with the tools to be successful in their current roles, outlining a career path for future growth and development to create a pipeline within the organization.
- AMO of the Year
Recognizes outstanding performance by an AMO Firm.
- Physicians Realty Trust, AMO
- Roscoe Properties, AMO
- United Realty Management Corporation, AMO
Recognizing Real Estate Management Practitioners
CPM of the Year
Recognizes outstanding performance by an IREM Member who holds the CPM designation.
- Shannon Longino, CPM
SunTrust Community Capital
- Patricia McLean, CPM
Fort Worth, Texas
- Tracy Mitchell, CPM
Sampson Morris Group
- Angelina Scarcelli, CPM
Colliers International, AMO
ARM of the Year
Recognizes outstanding performance by an IREM Member who holds the ARM certification.
- Kristen Alessi, ARM
Draper & Kramer, AMO
- Jesse Miller, ARM, ACoM
Greystar Real Estate Partners, AMO
- Brody Sheets, ARM
Pedcor Management Corporation
- Kimberly Sisco, ARM
Klingbeil Capital Management
Montgomery Village, Md.